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Old 04-22-2015, 08:21 PM   #1
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What type of battery do I need for Rockwood Freedom 1640ltd?

Checked our popup today in anticipation of trip and discovered our battery had been stolen. What kind do I need to get to replace it? Thanks.

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Old 04-22-2015, 08:35 PM   #2
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i use a interstate deep cycle marine on my trailers.

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Old 04-22-2015, 09:39 PM   #3
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X2 on a deep cycle type.
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Old 04-23-2015, 02:03 PM   #4
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Agree with the deep cycle.

Size: as big as you can fit in the battery box.

Reality: almost any decent size 24 if all your camping involves electrical hookups or just overnights without hookups. If you are dry camping or boondocking (no hookups) for more than a night, then a little more planning and probably some modification is wanted. In dry camping and boondocking, your unassisted battery runs out long before the propane or water runs out.
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Old 04-24-2015, 03:27 PM   #5
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We wrapped a bicycle cable lock around our battery after hearing another story. Much cheaper than a new battery. We also take battery in for winter storage so no surprise in the spring
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Old 04-24-2015, 03:30 PM   #6
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Sorry to hear about the battery. Last year someone stole both of my batteries so I relate.

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