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Old 11-08-2012, 11:50 AM   #1
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Battery question

Am storing my TT outside this winter for the first time. Is it ok to just disconnect the battery and leave it attached to the TT or should I completely remove it and store it in my garage?
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absolutely positively disconnect it and bring it home. store it somewhere that will not freeze, preferably with a good tickle charger on it. battery tender is a reputable name brand.
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Not meaning to hi-jack but I have a follow up question to this. I plan on pulling my 2 coach batteries (6v) and storing them in the garage. If I connect them in series when stored, can I use a Battery Tender Plus 12v to charge them?

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Yes. The same way they are set up in the coach.
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absolutely positively disconnect it and bring it home. store it somewhere that will not freeze, preferably with a good tickle charger on it. battery tender is a reputable name brand.
Ditto.
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Yes. The same way they are set up in the coach.
Thanks Shellback, and thank you for your service.
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Charged battery will not freeze. Leave it on the trailer and just check occasionally that it isn't going dead. Batteries stay in my trailer and boat all year.

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I removed the battery and brought it home where it sits on our work bench on tickle/maintenance charge.
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I removed the battery and brought it home where it sits on our work bench on tickle/maintenance charge.
I think you will keep the battery longer this way. Growing up on a boat in Maryland, the boat yard would pull all the batteries, store in a heated shed on wood pallets trickle chargers. It was quite a sight to see over 100 batteries all under charge in that shed!
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Ditto.
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