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Old 02-04-2012, 08:38 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Mountainmanbob

if left plugged in
my trailer battery drains faster ??
why ?? I'am not sure --- yet that is

been checking with my voltmeter
trying to know exactly
what is going on ??

That's something I'll have to look at to see if the same happens with my unit. I'd guess it's caused by dissimilar batteries. Different construction, different ages, different capacities, probably different states of charge, between the tow vehicle battery and the camper's. When they try to level out between themselves maybe the trailer battery ends up charging the TV's?

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Old 02-08-2012, 03:46 PM   #22
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no .. but you should lower the leveling post to take the stain off the tow hitch and your vehicles suspension. im not a big fan of compressed springs... or rear sag on my truck .. so anything i can do to ward off that issue i will do.

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Old 02-09-2012, 12:14 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by Mountainmanbob View Post
no need to stabilize
it will be more rocky
you will not be doing much
walking in your rig anyway
just pulling over for a little sleep

have a great time
oh yeah, walking around...

Thats what the stabilizer jacks are for.

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