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Old 08-04-2015, 02:44 PM   #31
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I am thinking about leaving the TT plugged into an outside GFI outlet on my house. I have done this for more that a week at different times, with no noticeable trouble. A buddy recently advised that I may burn up something.

I accept that the house could send a bad jolt to the rig, but still, short of that (no pun intended), Is there a danger? If I did that and kept the fridge on electric, does it stand to suffer?

I stopped doing this on my buddy's advise. Can anyone share caution/experience advise?

I leave mine plugged in all summer long. In the winter when I winterized it and cover it, I take the battery out and keep in the garage with a charger on it that keeps it up to snuff. Just check your fluid level in your battery periodically.
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Old 08-04-2015, 03:32 PM   #32
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Keep my MH plugged in from Sept to May. Start engine once a month and gen once a month under load. Have a 30 amp circuit for MH only. Have been doing this for about 4 years and never had to add water to batteries.
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Old 08-04-2015, 03:35 PM   #33
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Start engine once a month and gen once a month under load....
Hopefully at least some of those times you start it are for hitting the road!
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Old 08-04-2015, 03:43 PM   #34
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Just curious...For what purpose does anyone keep the RV plugged in at home?
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Old 08-04-2015, 03:53 PM   #35
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For me it's more because I'm to lazy to unplug it. Never had an issue with leaving it plugged in. Just watch the water level.


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Old 08-04-2015, 04:02 PM   #36
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Plugged in

We have always left our TT's plugged in while parked in our driveway. We also run a EVA-DRY de-humidifier in it. No problems, ever. We've done it with our R-POD and now our Micro-Lite.
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Old 08-04-2015, 04:04 PM   #37
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I have had mine plugged into 30A at the house for 10 years. No problems......
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Old 08-04-2015, 04:07 PM   #38
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The reason for plugging mine in is to keep the A/C running so to keep humidity and heat down inside the camper. I live in south Texas.
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Old 08-04-2015, 04:20 PM   #39
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Just curious...For what purpose does anyone keep the RV plugged in at home?
Because almost all trailers don't have a total battery disconnect switch people leave them plugged in to keep the battery from running down. Because the LP gas detector is hooked straight to the battery it will drain the battery down to nothing if the trailer is left un-plugged. Unhooking the battery will solve this but that's a lot of hassle,. easier to leave it plugged in. It will also keep the battery totally charged.

Some people leave their trailer plugged in because they might be running something inside like a dehumidifier or heater in the winter.
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Old 08-04-2015, 05:58 PM   #40
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365 7/24 but use 30amp plug and cord
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