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Old 10-06-2011, 11:49 PM   #1
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How to charge the battery

I took the batter out of the TT for the winter, how I can keep it charge? What else do I need to do to keep the battery ok when in storage?
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Old 10-06-2011, 11:56 PM   #2
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Charge it fully and you are done. I have stored mine that way in Alaska for up to 7 months.
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Old 10-07-2011, 11:20 AM   #3
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How to charge it? What it's the name of the device to charge the rv battery?
How to connect it to a plug?
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Old 10-07-2011, 11:36 AM   #4
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Hi Chel,
You might find this link helpful.
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Old 10-07-2011, 11:56 AM   #5
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Probably a car battery charger. Or leave it on the trailer and plug trailer into out let at home. Just get adapter
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Old 10-07-2011, 12:33 PM   #6
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How to keep it charged outside the Trailer (And I hope you labeled all wires for re-connection,,, I recommend spraying all the POSITIVE wires red and Negative black BEFORE disconnect)

Set it on a piece of scrap wood, this is not due to the mythical "Floor drains battery" myth, but due to the fact that if there is any acid on the outside of the battery it can stain the floor.. or it can "Destroy" a piece of scrap wood,,, Which is cheaper. the Scrap worth $0.00, or the floor?

Second, Get either a Battery Minder, or Battery Tender, if you get one with desulfation ability (B-Minder Plus I believe) so much the better.

Hook it up, plug it in , and walk away till spring.
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Ditto on the battery minder or tender.

I set the battery in a plastic pan/container instead of on a piece of scrap wood just in case the battery springs a leak.

Be sure to check the water/acid levels to make sure it doesn't dry out on a monthly basis.
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and bring it indoors. A frozen battery is a dead indian.
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Old 10-07-2011, 05:59 PM   #10
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Found a place that if you pay twice the price for a battery if you bring it back for ten dollars they'll give you a new one for life. Probably do it to get you to do other business there. Doesn't matter, I buy all my batteries there. For my motorcycles and atvs I just take them in every spring and get new ones. I usually still put tenders on them, but what the heck, might as well get a new one every year because they never really ask if it still holds a charge.
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There are two competing products... Battery minder and Battery Tender, both TM.

Get one with Desulfaction ability and hook it up, walk away, and come back in the spring.
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