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Old 11-30-2015, 05:26 PM   #1
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Battery tray

In my 2014 390BH-60 my house batteries are fixed in the compartment. Have any of my fellow Berkshire owners upgraded to a slide out tray? If so, what tray system did you use?


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Old 11-30-2015, 07:44 PM   #2
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Mine came with a slide out tray for the house batteries.
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Old 11-30-2015, 07:45 PM   #3
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I would like to do this too. I think past models had this option.
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Old 12-01-2015, 06:42 PM   #4
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Mine has a slide out for all batteries....


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Old 12-01-2015, 06:52 PM   #5
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I believe that they stopped using the slide tray on the 2012 and maybe early 2013 models.
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Old 12-03-2015, 10:19 AM   #6
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Count me in on the "love to have a slide out battery tray" train. Anyone have any ideas?


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Old 12-03-2015, 10:35 AM   #7
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Gasman....

I'll bet FR parts has them available for purchase.... They are a great item to have.... Really make battery maintenance sooo much easier....


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Old 12-03-2015, 10:58 AM   #8
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Gasman....

I'll bet FR parts has them available for purchase.... They are a great item to have.... Really make battery maintenance sooo much easier....


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Thanks Ernest, I'll check it out.

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Old 12-03-2015, 02:55 PM   #9
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Thanks Ernest, I'll check it out.
Or Rich, you could go here:

Kwikee RV Battery Trays

Looks pretty simple to install - just screw the tray to the floor.
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Old 12-03-2015, 03:06 PM   #10
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I'm liking this idea.

Has anyone checked if the cables are long enough to reach with the tray extended ?

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Old 12-03-2015, 03:11 PM   #11
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I'm liking this idea.

Has anyone checked if the cables are long enough to reach with the tray extended ?

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Ken, you just read my freakin' mind. How'd you do that??

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Old 12-03-2015, 03:22 PM   #12
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I'm liking this idea.

Has anyone checked if the cables are long enough to reach with the tray extended ?

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I know mine are NOT long enough.

But I would not go through the trouble on my 309RB.
One of these battery fillers work just fine.

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I know mine are NOT long enough.

But I would not go through the trouble on my 309RB.
One of these battery fillers work just fine.


This is the exact same method I use. In fact, I better check my garage.....that looks like my filler.....
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Old 12-03-2015, 04:27 PM   #14
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Easy Peasy for me.
I realize some Berks battery compartments my not have room to use this filler.

And it's really not that cool either.
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I have room for the filler but my batteries have black cases. Can't see the fill line. I know the filler is supposed to stop when the water level has been reached. Not always though.


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I have room for the filler but my batteries have black cases. Can't see the fill line. I know the filler is supposed to stop when the water level has been reached. Not always though.


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Same deal with me, Paul. I have overfilled a couple and had them boil out. I looked at the automatic fillers, but can't see any cost benefit ratio there. And those puppies are expensive!

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Old 12-04-2015, 04:47 PM   #17
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Went out to the coach today and checked battery compartment. Looks like I have enough cable length to do it. Just need to take loom off of right cable attached to wall. Looks like I'd need a kwikee 14 3/4 x 21 inch tray. Here are some pics. Have you guys with the 2014's actually looked at them?
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Old 12-05-2015, 12:17 PM   #18
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Just ordered this rascal for a spring project. After some research , the best price I found and free shipping with prime. Ordered the 21" x 14" for 129.00, 250# rating.


http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007HRQC4W/...cfbdb8e6b6fa_S
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Old 12-05-2015, 01:49 PM   #19
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Just ordered this rascal for a spring project. After some research , the best price I found and free shipping with prime. Ordered the 21" x 14" for 129.00, 250# rating.


http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007HRQC4W/...cfbdb8e6b6fa_S
I see the notes on Moryde site says "Add 2" for overall width and 3" for overall depth".

Would that be a problem?
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Just ordered this rascal for a spring project. After some research , the best price I found and free shipping with prime. Ordered the 21" x 14" for 129.00, 250# rating.


http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007HRQC4W/...cfbdb8e6b6fa_S
Joe, don't know if you noticed, but there is one that is 14 inches wide by 21 inches deep and one that is 21 inches wide and 14 inches deep. I looked at these and was wondering if the height would clear the lip at the bottom of the compartment. Let me know how it looks. I like that brand. I want to put one in also.

Dan, I think that additional space that they are talking about is the sliding apparatus frame.


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