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Old 11-29-2015, 10:28 AM   #1
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Shore Line plugged in or out during down time

Hello All,
I have a quick question.
I have down time from using the unit and have a mixed review of whether or not the shore line should be left plugged in or not. Just looking for some others out there that may know if it's better to leave it plugged in or not. Currently I leave it plugged in. I have dual batteries and check them at least once every 2 weeks.

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Old 11-29-2015, 10:35 AM   #2
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I always leave it plugged in on shore power, keeps the batteries charge maintained

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Old 11-29-2015, 10:53 AM   #3
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I would leave it plugged into Shore Power as the Battery charge controller in your TT is a smart controller and will do a good job keeping your batteries topped off. Just check the water levels every now and then.

If you decide NOT to leave the TT plugged in, remember to pull the MAIN (30 amp) fuse by the batteries or your batteries will be dead in a couple of weeks from the electronics that are running (radio circuit board, fridge electronics, CO alarm...)

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Old 11-29-2015, 01:36 PM   #4
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Yes plugged in.

Batteries keep charged and we also leave the refer turned on with something in the freezer and fridge.

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Originally Posted by Larry G. View Post
Yes plugged in.

Batteries keep charged .
That's been my SOP for 38 years.
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Old 11-29-2015, 02:10 PM   #6
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Keep it plugged in


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Keep it plugged in. Also have a Progressive Industries hard wired EMS to protect the electrical system in the trailer.

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