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RE: got a new camper

cewillis 09/08/22 04:11pm Truck Campers
RE: Smaller or more minimalist truck camper

https://www.outfittermfg.com/shop-campers/caribou-lite-6-5 Available with cassette toilet. Queen size bed. Can be carried bu a mid-size truck. Less than 1000 lb dry. This would be my choice if I was ever going to camp off-road again like I used to. Smaller, lighter, more agile.
cewillis 08/14/22 04:08pm Truck Campers
RE: Something I found that is amazing!

Well all camper batieries are out side Nonsense
cewillis 03/03/22 08:56am Truck Campers
RE: Something I found that is amazing!

Battery outside? -- in Alaska? -- in winter?
cewillis 03/02/22 02:07pm Truck Campers
RE: Mr Buddy Heater Permanent Install?

And another option that is designed for permanent install - The Vented Cat .
cewillis 01/02/22 08:48am Truck Campers
RE: Camper Battery doesnt charge while going down the road

Much simpler and probably more effective is a DC-DC charger. Modern vehicles vehicles drop the voltage from the alternator to <13.5V shortly after starting. This has is not adequate to charge a house battery. The DC-DC charger boosts that up to the proper charging voltage. Adequate current transfer is still required in any case -- thus heavy gauge wire. My alternator - and I suspect all functioning alternators - charges at a voltage determined by the load voltage. While the load voltage is below ~14.3 to 14.4v, the alternator charges at ~14.4 volts. When the load voltage comes up, the alternator drops to the maintenance voltage of ~13.5v. Otherwise, the load (batteries - truck + camper) would never reach full charge.
cewillis 12/07/21 10:10am Truck Campers
RE: Camper Battery doesnt charge while going down the road

You're not going to get much charging through the factory 7 pin plug. The wire from the alternator to the 7 pin plug is too small. Right -- need a dedicated high capacity wire from an engine charge point to the camper battery(s), protected with fuses, and solenoid (or equiv) activated. My simple circuit .
cewillis 12/06/21 03:27pm Truck Campers
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