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Old 03-04-2014, 12:22 AM   #15
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I have the Pro-Fill system and I love it. Besides the convenience of filling all batteries at once, it virtually eliminates battery terminal and cable corrosion.
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I also have notice since installing the Pro-Fill I do not have a problem with corrosion on the terminals and the tops stay cleaner. I know the system is not advertised as a combiner cap but they do seem to work that way.

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Just water here. Inaccessible to view the levels. The system is invaluable to me. Even if accessible, the ease of filling is a very good thing.
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While someone may not "see the point", good for them that they have the access some of us don't. I have 4ea. T-145 batteries at 72Lb each on a single pullout tray. That's 288Lb on a cantilevered tray when its pulled out to check or water them. While the shelf can hold all that weight, I'm not trusting it over my feet. The ProFill allows me to plug in, pump them up and move on. The tray comes out once a year and is supported while I remove and clean any debris out of the caps to cause them to jam. Its one of the best investments for safety and convenience I've made.

And I'm not aware of any batteries they don't work on provided you order the correct cap for your battery.
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"Wouldn't leave home without them!". Also installed the red/green felt chemical rings to each post.. Two (2) years + and not a bit of corrosion.
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I use this. Only cost $13.39. Automatically shuts off when full. You don,t have to see inside, just push it against the hole and listen for the water to stop running.

Plews 75-030 Auto Shut Off 2 Quart Capacity Plastic Battery Filler : Amazon.com : Automotive
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The coach I bought last year had an older version of this system. Unfortunately 1) it had not been used recently and 2) they squeeze bulb was supplied with the coach. So I ended up trying tp put water in the 4 golf cart style batteries - a bit over a gallon. To say the least it was nearly impossible to put water in the innermost batteries and not much easier fro the ones up front. What i found was that allowing the batteries to 'boil' out permanently damaged them, so I ended up replacing 4 batteries and getting the squeeze bulb. Now ensuring the batteries are filled takes about 2 minutes,

I can not imagine NOT having such a system with wet cells. I agree that there are small chargers that do a good job of managing a float charge - BUT - these don't work if you are powering the coach for heaters, refrigerators., lighting etc.
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I have 6 house batteries that sit far back with little overhead clearance. All 6 are hooked up to the profile and it works great. I love it!
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I use this. Only cost $13.39. Automatically shuts off when full. You don,t have to see inside, just push it against the hole and listen for the water to stop running. Plews 75-030 Auto Shut Off 2 Quart Capacity Plastic Battery Filler : Amazon.com : Automotive
Thats great, I have one too. Now, how are you going to get it into a space that one can barely get their hand into?
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Add my vote in favor. Great product!!
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Sounds like a great solution to re-filling batteries. Since my coach only uses 12V Batteries (5), It gonna be spendy for me to buy a complete system, this system for my setup is $117.24 + shipping. Then there is the weight factor, each kit weighs 30#. That adds 90# to coach weight.
That puts this system low-priority for me.
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I don't know about the electric fill you linked to but the manual kit can't weigh more than a couple lbs. total. Unless you are very averse to the squeeze bulb, go with the manual fill. Mine is hooked up to 6 6v batteries and it works great.
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I own a Class A and a Class B and both have batteries that are hard to access, so I've put these units on all 6 batteries. Best thing since sliced bread in my book. I like how I can add water while out on the road without getting dirty/acid on me and it just takes few minutes.
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"mgscott4".....Often the Class A gasser batteries are in an open area and easier to fill. On the DP's, the batteries are often in a tight spot and the water bottle won't work.

"Ray,IN"......I hoe you were joking...the 30 pounds was a typo.
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craigslist2, if you read the Amazon page, that is the manual-fill mode.

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"mgscott4".....Often the Class A gasser batteries are in an open area and easier to fill. On the DP's, the batteries are often in a tight spot and the water bottle won't work.

"Ray,IN"......I hoe you were joking...the 30 pounds was a typo.
No joke, open that link in my post. Amazon technical data lists one kit at 30#. I think their data is wrong too, but it's the only thing to go on.
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