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Old 07-22-2018, 04:24 PM   #1
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Battery Removal

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I've looked through the forum and I couldn't really find an answer for my question so I figured I would ask...sorry if the question is a repeat.
We use to own a pop-up camper, during the times when we were not camping (months at a time), I would remove the battery from the camper, bring it to the house and put it on a trickle charge.
We now own a Shasta Oasis 18BH and we're coming up on a period that we will not be camping for a few months. I would like to unplug the TT battery and bring it to the house, place it on my trickle charger.
The pop-up was a lot different then the TT, we didn't have a water heater, A/C or the "fancy" refrigerator that we have in the TT.
I have thought about using a solar powered trickle charger but I'm not that "trusting" of the people that come and go from our community storage lot. I would have to figure out a way to lock down the solar charger.

So would it be ok to remove the battery from the TT ?

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Old 07-22-2018, 04:42 PM   #2
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Old 07-22-2018, 06:24 PM   #3
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Be easier just to install a battery disconnect switch.
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Old 07-22-2018, 06:44 PM   #4
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A healthy battery that is FULLY charged and disconnected will be fine for at least 3 months in any but extreme weather (below zero or above 95 degrees).

Removing the battery and bringing it home, then putting it on a "Maintainer" is the best practice. It also eliminates the theft problem.
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