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Old 11-02-2007, 04:20 AM   #1
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I use a small solar trickle charger on my dash, which is plugged into the lighter plug and it seems to work well.Now...

Can I use the same type of charger for the 2-6 volt house batteries located under the steps, if I clip one lead to the Neg. on one battery to the Pos. on the second battery.
I know it sounds stupid, but Friday is always my stupid day.

OR, just pull them both out, take them home and buy a little trickle charger, until the next time we go out?

The MH is in a near by storage yard hoping someone will buy it.
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I use a small solar trickle charger on my dash, which is plugged into the lighter plug and it seems to work well.Now...

Can I use the same type of charger for the 2-6 volt house batteries located under the steps, if I clip one lead to the Neg. on one battery to the Pos. on the second battery.
I know it sounds stupid, but Friday is always my stupid day.

OR, just pull them both out, take them home and buy a little trickle charger, until the next time we go out?

The MH is in a near by storage yard hoping someone will buy it.
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Old 11-02-2007, 04:35 AM   #3
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lwmuddy,
On two 6-volt batteries that are connected together, yes you can charge them by connecting your negative post on one and the positive post on the other. That gives you the same as one 12 volt battery. You mention a trickle charger....I would highly suggest that over the small solar panel in the dash if you have electricity available. Hope this helps. Best of luck on the sale.
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Old 11-02-2007, 04:48 AM   #4
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Boy, this is fast service for answers. Thanks.

No power available in the storage lot. Too bad.

The MH will probably not be used this winter, so I might as well just pull them I guess.

We are in South Carolina so the winters are pretty mild compared to SD.

Thanks so much for your confirmation.
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Old 11-02-2007, 07:45 AM   #5
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In SC I would just make sure they are fully charged and then disconnect the batteries but leave them where they are. Makes it a lot easier to show the coach should the opportunity arise.

OBTW my two 6V Trojans are starting on their 10th year of being only disconnected in place. I have never had a problem and I live in Denver. I think it gets a lot colder here than in SC.
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Really good point. Thanks.
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