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Old 05-30-2014, 04:25 PM   #11
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I would but it's not my brand!
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Old 06-02-2014, 09:59 PM   #12
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When your battery drops to a certain level...alarms go off. Please drill a couple of holes (1/4 inch) in the bottom of your box. There are thousands of battery options for recreation trailers. The best is two 6 volt golf cart deep cell batteries. They are true deep cell batteries. Just think, golf carts are run every day and then charged every night. Look for Trojan (the best).
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:01 PM   #13
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I had water in my battery box almost to the top! I pulled it out, and drilled some holes in the bottom, good to go now. Randy
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:51 AM   #14
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On my box there are 2 vents that on the top that look to be about 1/32" high. It's amazing how much water can come through such a small opening but I guess we have traveled in the rain a few times and that helped with the accumulation. Drilled a hole on the bottom side of 4 corners and that should help. Wonder why the manufacturer of the box didn't think of that?
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[QUOTE=Timex;631606]On my box there are 2 vents that on the top that look to be about 1/32" high. It's amazing how much water can come through such a small opening but I guess we have traveled in the rain a few times and that helped with the accumulateon. Drilled a hole on the bottom side of 4 corners and that should help.
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Wonder why the manufacturer of the box didn't think of that?
The idea is to contain the battery acid in the event of a blowout.
No way to keep the acid in and let water out.
If you have a gel battery this is not as big of a deal but the gel can still leak.
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:00 AM   #16
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A little off topic, but does anyone actually lock their battery box? If so how do you do it?
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:03 AM   #17
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The idea is to contain the battery acid in the event of a blowout.
No way to keep the acid in and let water out.
If you have a gel battery this is not as big of a deal but the gel can still leak.[/QUOTE]

It's got some place to go now!
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:11 AM   #18
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The idea is to contain the battery acid in the event of a blowout.
No way to keep the acid in and let water out.
If you have a gel battery this is not as big of a deal but the gel can still leak.
It's got some place to go now![/QUOTE]

Last battery box I seen didn't contain the battery let alone the acid .

Note the shrapnel.


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Old 06-10-2014, 10:19 AM   #19
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No wonder, it's a cardboard box!

Use the plastic box next time!

I know, self slap.
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No wonder, it's a cardboard box!

Use the plastic box next time!

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I was thinking something else!

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