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Old 02-28-2016, 07:29 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by klassic View Post
I don't think you can get any cheaper than an extension cord and a this $13 adapter.
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Plus you should always carry an adapter with you because you never know what kind of power situation you will come across.
I agree but it was mentioned that he does not like adapters. I always use my 30 to 50 adapter, most of the 30 amp CG outlets are old and worn...


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Old 02-29-2016, 09:33 AM   #12
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Your P.D charge controller will do the job and better than any trickle charger. It is made to maintain your batteries with out cooking them. I got 7 years out of my batteries in my last rig with a P.D charge controller and had my rig plugged in 24/7. The batteries were still good but didn't want chance failure to happen on the road.

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Old 02-29-2016, 02:11 PM   #13
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Or, for only a month at a time, you could just totally disconnect the batteries. We have 2 Golf Cart batteries that are 9 years old. Still about 95% of new capacity. We also use our rig about once a month. Once home, I make sure the batteries are fully charged by running an extension cord. Then, I just disconnect them from all camper loads/draws with a battery disconnect switch. They will be fine sitting disconnected for a month.

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