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Old 04-15-2011, 04:20 PM   #15
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Ours came with 8 AGM house batteries, devided into two 'banks' of 4 batteried each. Each bank has it's own pure sine wave inverter/charger. Ours is also an 'all electric' coach.

Cruzer, do you 'boondock' a lot, or...???

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2. 1 for the chassis and 1 for the house. but room for 1 more in the house.

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so my 1993 fleetwood pace arrow 454 efi with 1 starter battery and 2 deep cycle batteries not enough
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I've been using the paired six volts for my MH and getting better than four days without having to run the gen-set. I have the room to add two more sixes and will probably do that before we depart for the east next spring.

I run two sixes and my buddy runs a single twelve and our units are about the same size. His single twelve needs recharging every afternoon or he can't get through the evening. Empirical evidence aside I prefer to observe and see the actual difference between the two setups.
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Old 09-04-2011, 08:57 PM   #19
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so my 1993 fleetwood pace arrow 454 efi with 1 starter battery and 2 deep cycle batteries not enough
Most of the guys posting here (including myself) are running big newer diesel pushers, with multiple thousand watt builtin inverters, even several all electric coaches. We have lots of batteries.

Your 1 chassis and 2 coach batteries on an older gasser will be plenty for your coach, unless you've added a lot of electrical loads, or spend a lot of time boondocking and prefer not to run your genny.

One thing always worth doing is adding a system to charge both battery banks off any available power source, shore, genny, or engine alternator. This will help ensure your batteries are all kept charged as much as possible. Such a setup will also ensure that inverter powered entertainment systems will not drain the house batteries will driving down the road.

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