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Old 04-01-2013, 10:36 PM   #1
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Storing the fiver w/o electricity

We are going to be moving and I will lose my backyard storage for he trailer.
My concern is being able to lift or lower the landing gear when I go to pick it up.

It Will go into a storage lot with no electricity. If I disconnect the battery when I store it, will it have full power when I hook it back up?
Or, if I just connect the trailer to the truck will that give me enough power?

I have just not had to worry about this before and sorry for a pretty basic q.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:41 PM   #2
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Probably the best thing to do would be to physically disconnect the battery and take it with you to keep charged until you pick up the 5er ?
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:41 PM   #3
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Rick for sure disconnect battery. Think about installing a battery disconnect switch in the future. As long as the battery is newer and has a good charge it should be fine for months.
If you're storing in a lets say "sketchy" lot you might want to consider taking it home with you if you cannot lock up the battery.


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Old 04-01-2013, 10:42 PM   #4
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If you disconnect the battery, the battery should retain it's voltage for a long time and you will be able to operate the landing gear. It will lose some voltage over time, but plugging into the truck's 7 pin will solve that.

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Old 04-01-2013, 10:48 PM   #5
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Thanks to all took all of 5 minutes . What a great place. Site is pretty secure so I think battery would be safe leaving it there.

Worries eliminated. Thanks
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