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Old 05-21-2015, 01:10 PM   #1
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1 or 2 batteries ?

I just bought a Rockwood 2304DS it came with one battery. Would it be worth the cost to add a second battery or is one seficent?
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Old 05-21-2015, 01:22 PM   #2
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it depends on if you are going to be camping without Electric. If you are planning on being camping without a place to plug in, yes, get a second battery. If all your camping is done where you have a place to plug in, you probably don't need one
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Old 05-21-2015, 01:34 PM   #3
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You will never regret having a second battery, but you just may regret only having one. Been there, done that!
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Old 05-21-2015, 01:45 PM   #4
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2 is better than 1

We boon-dock almost exclusively. We currently have 1 battery and it will only last us about 2 days if we are conservative. I would recommend 2 batteries!
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Old 05-21-2015, 03:55 PM   #5
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Bottom line is that, if you expect to ever camp without hookups, then you should get two matching deep cycle batteries.
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Old 05-21-2015, 04:20 PM   #6
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Thanks for the advice, I think I will get another battery while it is new and they will match up.
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Old 05-22-2015, 12:35 PM   #7
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I was about to install one on my Rockwood 2608 but after I figured a would would not be dry camping in the foreseeable future in Fl and out west where it's just too hot not to run the A/C , I bagged the idea and diverted the cash to resupply my adult beverage cabinet.
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I was about to install one on my Rockwood 2608 but after I figured a would would not be dry camping in the foreseeable future in Fl and out west where it's just too hot not to run the A/C , I bagged the idea and diverted the cash to resupply my adult beverage cabinet.
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Old 05-22-2015, 07:40 PM   #9
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Smile Batteries 1 or 2

Can never have too many batteries. I have four. Two sets of six volt deep cycle. Never have to worry about finding a place with power. Lasts about 4 days even with watching TV
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Old 05-22-2015, 07:46 PM   #10
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I run 2 batteries, but not hooked together. As A. powers down I switch over to the B. battery and then charge up A. on my generator. Is there an advantage to having the 2 hooked together? My logic in having them separate was to always have a charged battery available.
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