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Old 01-08-2019, 09:17 PM   #15
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Storage for short periods I leave it plugged in, however over winter we store ours inside a large barn. We are required to disconnect the batteries as well but the batteries barely drop in power over almost 6 months. Besides I wouldn't leave them plugged in over that long of time anyway....why put the wear and tear on the converter...have you priced one lately?
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:24 PM   #16
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Batteries

If you leave it plugged in donít forget to check the water in them.
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Old 01-08-2019, 10:40 PM   #17
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When weíre home, our coach has been plugged into a standard 15 amp, 110 volt home outlet for years. Works just fine.

I can run ONE of the air conditioners when I need to work on it in the summer. Canít run anything else, however. The single AC will pull 12-13 amps.
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Sorry to jump in here as a newbie (don't have an RV yet), but don't they make something like the Battery Tender I use on my motorcycle batteries, for deep cycle batteries? I was thinking that when I would winterize whatever coach we end up with and store it for the winter, I could remove the batteries to inside the house, and hook them up to some kind of purpose designed Battery Tender.
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Old 01-11-2019, 09:27 PM   #19
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Sorry to jump in here as a newbie (don't have an RV yet), but don't they make something like the Battery Tender I use on my motorcycle batteries, for deep cycle batteries? I was thinking that when I would winterize whatever coach we end up with and store it for the winter, I could remove the batteries to inside the house, and hook them up to some kind of purpose designed Battery Tender.


Thatís what I ended up doing. Iíve used those battery tenders on my bike and never had issues with the battery.
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Old 01-12-2019, 11:47 PM   #20
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Leave MH plugged in while in storage?

If your coach has a 3-stage Charger, you donít need a battery tender. Your charger will ďfloatĒ the batteries just fine.
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Mine has a Progressive Dynamics PD5160 with 3 stage charging and a plugin Charge Wizard. Works great, plugged into 15a to keep it topped off at all times.
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I leave ours plugged in all the time.I like to keep the refrigerator running and batteries charged.We are so far South that we use our MH all year round.When I park it I just drain the low points and blow down the lines,only takes about 1/2 an hour.When we get ready to take a weekender or a few days away,I just fill up the lines and get the air out and go.
Another reason I keep it plugged up is I run a dehumidifier.High humidity down here most of the time.
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Mine has a Progressive Dynamics PD5160 with 3 stage charging and a plugin Charge Wizard. Works great, plugged into 15a to keep it topped off at all times.


Ditto. My rig stays plugged in all winter.
The Charge Wizard is available to add on if your converter doesnít have it.
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Leave MH plugged in while in storage?

Just leave it plugged in... I also have an oil filled radiator heater plugged into the AC side to keep the chill off through the winter!
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Just leave it plugged in... I also have an oil filled radiator heater plugged into the AC side to keep the chill off through the winter!
Better check this out:

https://www.heaterrecall.com/a-winte...onghi-heaters/
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