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Old 08-12-2015, 10:01 AM   #11
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Thanks Sebring I will follow your instructions to a T, Much appreciated. A few questions, when you say measure then batteries I assume I have to buy a gauge for that or does the TT come with something? Also when you say turn off the main breaker is that the one under the stove where all the fuses are? Sorry for all the questions but none of this was explained to me when I picked it up. Thanks
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Old 08-12-2015, 10:45 AM   #12
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Just spoke to the dealer I bought the TT from and he says YOU DO NOT want to ever charge deep cell batteries with anything over a 5 amp charger, he says you can ONLY trickle charge deep cells and it takes a good 12 hours to charge them from empty. What the heck? Everyone I ask says something completely different. :-(
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Old 08-12-2015, 10:52 AM   #13
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2 thing dealers know nothing about:

SOLAR
BATTERIES/Charging systems

Actually a lot more but lets not get into that

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Ha ha thanks Don.
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Thanks Sebring I will follow your instructions to a T, Much appreciated. A few questions, when you say measure then batteries I assume I have to buy a gauge for that or does the TT come with something? Also when you say turn off the main breaker is that the one under the stove where all the fuses are? Sorry for all the questions but none of this was explained to me when I picked it up. Thanks

By measuring, I mean connecting the item in the link below to an adapter wired in at the battery to see if the battery is at least 90% charged.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...sf_s_rp_a1_9_p


The main breaker should be the first breaker and the only 30 amp breaker on your AC/DC power distribution panel, which is home to the fuses and circuit breakers for your 26BHS.
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You will need to go to WALMART and pick up one of these RV30A-15A ADAPTERS... They are back in the RV/CAMPING SECTION

Looks like this...


This adapter will allow you to plug the TRAILER 30AMP SHORE POWER CABLE into the 120VAC RCEPETACLE of the 2KW Generator...

Sorry for the long report above - Thought you might want to know the "REASONS WHY" we do things the way we do...

Its all very routine once you get the hang of it...

The WALMART ADAPTER will also allow you to plug your 30AM TRIALER SHORE POWER CABLE into a 15A/20A Standard receptacle in your garage. Here you would use a long extension preferred to be a 10-gauge (10-3) cord but a 12-gauge will work as well with some limitations...

We do this when we park our trailer at home to keep the batteries always charged up...

Get to spend some time in the trailer at home as well doing things...

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I definitely appreciate the explanation! Thanks everyone!
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2 thing dealers know nothing about:

SOLAR
BATTERIES/Charging systems

Actually a lot more but lets not get into that

Don
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When we were getting different trailers shown to us I asked if the trailer had a 3 phase charger and the salesman had the deer in the headlights look.
I then explained to him the different charge phases and he said he would look into it.....
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