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Old 03-11-2011, 08:22 PM   #1
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battery box - 6 volt batteries

is anyone aware of a single battery box that can handle dual 6 volt batteries and still fit in the front battery tray of a travel trailer??? (the end-to-end type of box)

I've seen lots of battery boxes on-line and none would be able to fit a standard 6 volt battery tray without signifiant modification.

Thanks for your thoughts.

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Old 03-11-2011, 09:24 PM   #2
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I had to buy 2 boxes for our 6 volters when we had them.
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Old 03-12-2011, 01:47 AM   #3
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I have a feeling that when I switch my single 12 volt out, I'll put one of these on the front ( Dual Battery Box for RV for Sale ) and have a buddy weld a steel plate to the frame to help support the box. That or go with my original idea of putting one of those toolboxes on the front and just put the batteries in there. I've had a couple of really good photos of what I want..just a matter of getting it done before season starts for me.

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Old 03-13-2011, 07:09 PM   #4
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Thanks for the info.

Looks like the only options are modify the battery tray with new mounts welded to the frame or get the dual boxes.

I'm thinking dual boxes --



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Old 03-14-2011, 11:36 AM   #5
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Dual boxes are a lot cheaper as well....less than $10 a piece.
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Old 03-20-2011, 09:29 PM   #6
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Dual boxes are a lot cheaper as well....less than $10 a piece.
Dual 6 Volt Interstate batteries are in...



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Old 03-27-2011, 08:36 PM   #7
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Dual 6 Volts that's the TICKET!



Powered the camper nicely. Ran radio all afternoon, the lights, water pump, heater (low's hit 35 and camper stayed 60), CPAP - all night, and the inverter for a movie (which ran the 22" TV). The batteries needed "topping off" with the generator in the morning, but that was a lot of usage for one charge! (I'm no electrician so can't get technical).

I'm very impressed with the 6 volt set-up!
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Cool! I need to get on the ball and finish my setup.
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