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Old 07-28-2016, 08:05 PM   #1
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Max Time TV is connected to TV when not driving?

Is there a maximum time that you will leave your TV connected to your TV when not driving and you don't need to go anywhere with your TV?

I was wondering if there any detrimental affect to the TV to keeping it hooked up.

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I don't think so! Use the front jack to take the load off of the hitch.
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There is less strain/stress on the Tow Vehicle while hooked up and stationary then there is while traveling down the road

Static Loading vs Dynamic Loading.

Static ...it is just sitting there
Dynamic...it is bouncing/jerking/swaying etc.

It could stay hooked up year round........no wear/tear under static loading cause nothing is moving.
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Old 07-29-2016, 11:52 AM   #4
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no limit, just unplug from bumper.

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Nothing wrong with it, but I never get to sit still that long!
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I've been lucky enough to find a few sites that were level and since staying just one night, I didn't disconnect. I did lower the jacks and placed my drill on the drivers floor of the truck to ensure I remembered to raise them prior to leaving.
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I've been lucky enough to find a few sites that were level and since staying just one night, I didn't disconnect. I did lower the jacks and placed my drill on the drivers floor of the truck to ensure I remembered to raise them prior to leaving.


Great idea for a reminder.
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We often park and go on our way to our destination. It may stay hitched for several days.

About half the time we do not even drop the stabilizers or unplug from the TV. We just plug in the shore power for the microwave and television. The next morning we unplug and go.

A level spot is nice but unusual we sleep a bit uphill.
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