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Old 07-04-2014, 07:34 AM   #1
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July 4th Mod - Greyhawk 2nd House Battery

The DW and I are staying put this Holiday weekend to assist my MIL who's moved my FIL home from an assisted living facility. I had a local welding shop fabricate a frame to accommodate a marine battery tray. I attached the battery tray housing to the frame using 4 - 5/16" bolts with lock nuts. I used 2 awg cooper cable to connect both SRM-29 12 volt Interstate Batteries.

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Old 07-04-2014, 09:49 AM   #2
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Looks very nice!!

The DW and me are staying put this week-end, although we do have the kids and grandkids coming over to shoot sparklers!

Happy 4th!
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Old 07-04-2014, 10:53 AM   #3
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Looks like nice fabrication....if you have the means / capacity - go for all the reserve you can...
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Old 07-04-2014, 11:06 AM   #4
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My dw and i are staying home this weekend , parks are to crowded for our like , i am going to check lugnuts and do a walk around while dreaming about the next camping trip yall have great holiday and a salute to those who defend our freedom
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The DW and I are staying put this Holiday weekend to assist my MIL who's moved my FIL home from an assisted living facility. I had a local welding shop fabricate a frame to accommodate a marine battery tray. I attached the battery tray housing to the frame using 4 - 5/16" bolts with lock nuts. I used 2 awg cooper cable to connect both SRM-29 12 volt Interstate Batteries.

Here's a picture of the completed installation.
Looks real professional. I also have a 31DS (2012) and I wonder where in the coach that tray is located - I cannot tell from the picture?
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Old 07-07-2014, 07:43 AM   #6
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I also have a 31DS (2012) and I wonder where in the coach that tray is located - I cannot tell from the picture?
I installed it just behind the left rear tire spring hanger. It's also just forward of the grey & black tank dump tubing. Maybe this picture will give you a better idea. you can see the spring hanger on the left side of this photo.
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Is it a group 27 battery? Did you install 2 new batteries or just add the 2nd.
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Is it a group 27 battery? Did you install 2 new batteries or just add the 2nd.
Both batteries are Interstate Batteries BCI Group 29M. I installed a new house battery last summer and just added this new one with this mod.
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Are the new ones similar to what came with the Greyhawk, size and capacity?
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Very cool ketrell..tempted for my 31fk except we really don't dry camp...unrelated what is jayco intending for us to utilixe with this 400 watt inverter...or how its useful to us
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