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Posted: 01/08/22 08:34am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Or can I leave it plugged in all winter as a maintainer?
This is on a 09 Cedar Creek 5th.


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I would not.

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A thirty watt solar panel with a decent controller will do the job much better. Still need to check battery water level every month however.


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Get a 10 or 15 watt 12v solar maintainer and hook to battery. Disconnect the negative wire and turn off your converter.. Your battery will thank you

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Posted: 01/08/22 09:33am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Don’t know how well a solar would work here in the frozen short sun lite days of the north.

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Bring batteries in and keep them warm. They like that.

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Posted: 01/08/22 10:17am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The WFCO is perfectly fine to float a lead-acid battery in the cold of winter. If still concerned check the battery voltage after a week of no use to see you are in the 13.2 to 13.6 range.


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Posted: 01/08/22 10:55am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

2oldman wrote:

Bring batteries in and keep them warm. They like that.


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Posted: 01/08/22 12:42pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Normally I do take them ( 4 6volts) out but as I get older for some reason they get heavier!!
And if Biden can figure it out that an un-jabbed Canadian snowbird isolated in his trailer is no more dangerous than the millions streaming in from the south to stay.
Maybe will drive south for two months and spend some money.

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ivbinconned wrote:

Normally I do take them ( 4 6volts) out but as I get older for some reason they get heavier!!
And if Biden can figure it out that an un-jabbed Canadian snowbird isolated in his trailer is no more dangerous than the millions streaming in from the south to stay.
Get lighter batteries. You seriously want to turn this into politics?

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