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Old 11-06-2013, 07:43 PM   #1
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I leave my power plugged in when my Windjammer is at the house. I have been told this is not good for the converted. Any thoughts?
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Old 11-06-2013, 07:51 PM   #2
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It's fine for your Converter. It's not good for your battery unless you have a Progressive Dynamics converter (most RVs came with WFCO).
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:07 PM   #3
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It's fine for your Converter. It's not good for your battery unless you have a Progressive Dynamics converter (most RVs came with WFCO).
I have a three stage WFCO converter, and the manual says it's fine for the battery to be left plugged in. I'd like to know more about this to avoid damaging my battery this winter.
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:29 PM   #4
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Yes; unfortunately they didn't seem to test their "manual" in a real-world RV environment. Here's one thread that gives more details. There was another one before this by the same person with more details. http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...tml#post482734

Edit: Here's the other thread that set the stage for the one I quoted above. http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...der-47679.html
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:32 PM   #5
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It's fine for your Converter. It's not good for your battery unless you have a Progressive Dynamics converter (most RVs came with WFCO).
Had the same 2 batteries in our Flagstaff 831RLSS bought in 08 and they were still good in Feb12 when we traded for the 5er. Was plugged into shore power the entire 4 yrs except when being towed. Our 5er has been plugged in also except when towed and no harm to batteries or the converter.
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