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Old 09-25-2014, 02:02 PM   #21
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I pull my battery, put it in a spare battery box and put on battery minder in the garage. I've seen batteries freeze and spit. I would rather have it leak out in a battery box than inside my trailer.
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Old 09-25-2014, 03:57 PM   #22
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I pull mine, store it on a wooden skid off the concrete floor in basement or garage, and charge it monthly.
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Old 09-25-2014, 07:05 PM   #23
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Don't pull my battery, keep camper plugged in in the back yard.
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Old 09-25-2014, 07:36 PM   #24
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I keep mine in storage and with about 95% of you saying pull it. I think I will be shopping for a tender. Any good recommendations
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Old 09-25-2014, 08:24 PM   #25
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This is my first season as a camper owner but I pull it after every trip. This winter I will put it in the garage and trickle charge it once a month until we camp again next year.
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Old 09-25-2014, 08:36 PM   #26
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I keep mine in storage and with about 95% of you saying pull it. I think I will be shopping for a tender. Any good recommendations

This is probably what I will replace mine with:

http://www.amazon.com/Battery-Tender...battery+tender

I am currently using a cheap Harbor Freight float charger; I test the voltage output frequently...
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Old 09-25-2014, 09:18 PM   #27
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How many people pull their batteries

Camper bob, the battery tender jr is the one I have and it works great. Got it when I bought my Harley. Use it on everything....
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Old 09-25-2014, 09:57 PM   #28
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I leave mine connected (two in parallel) and have the RV plugged to shore power whenever I'm not out camping. Two years now and no issues. I have a pontoon boat that I've had for 6 seasons and never take that battery out either. After the 5th season I had to replace it but 5 years seemed pretty good to me. That battery doesn't even go on a charger through the winter. I just disconnect it (cut off switch) and leave it in there. Hasn't been an issue.
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I keep mine in storage and with about 95% of you saying pull it. I think I will be shopping for a tender. Any good recommendations
I like the battery tender waterproof ones. Don't have to worry about moisture in the garage ruining a regular one. They charge at only .75 amps but will eventually get it full and keep it there. I also use them on my ATVs so when I need to plow, they always start !!

http://www.amazon.com/Battery-Tender...waterproof+800
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Old 09-28-2014, 09:46 PM   #30
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I leave my batteries on the floor in an unheated garage for the winter
(mid Oct to end of Mar). I do keep a maintainer charger on the batteries
and have never had any problems, even when the outside temperature is
-40 degrees.
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