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Old 01-29-2015, 05:23 PM   #11
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Bring your batts to full charge, then put a trickle charger on one of them since there connected, and shut your converter off. I look at it this way. Two batteries have enough buffer to allow the trickle charger to keep them topped off. Full charged batteries are much less likely to freeze (if a concern) and since electrical devices all have a given life, why burn up your longevity over the winter months on the more expensive converter. Just sayin'
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Old 01-29-2015, 05:28 PM   #12
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Once I'm connected to shore power should I turn my battery disconnect switch to off?
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Old 01-29-2015, 05:33 PM   #13
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Check your specific unit, but usually turning it off isolates your batteries from being charged by the converter. Think about it this way. The converter changes the 110v to 12v and sends it to the batts.While also keeping your 110 outlets energized for use. Assumed your question was while camping, correct?
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Old 01-29-2015, 05:44 PM   #14
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Yes, and you're reply makes sense. Thanks.
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Old 02-01-2015, 11:44 AM   #15
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I pull my batteries (2 - 12 gels) every winter and move them into the garage. I wire them both to a battery tender and in parallel.. Plug in the tender and leave it until May..
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Old 02-01-2015, 11:51 AM   #16
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Yes, and you're reply makes sense. Thanks.
And oh yes, check your cell water levels monthly.
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