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Old 04-18-2016, 12:22 AM   #15
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Things to remember is the frig and heater when on propane, will use the battery and the Heather will run them down very fast on a cold night.

Your always fighting to keep the charge up, if you are not hook up to shore or a generator.
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The fact that your batteries are taking a charge is a good sign. When you get them charged to around 12.8 let them rest over night. Then check them with a load tester. That will tell you if you are just getting a surface charge or not. Good luck.
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Remember that this chart is applicable to liquid cell batteries only. AGMs and lithiums are a whole different ball of wax!!!
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I would take them home. Put them on as low charge with an automatic charger.
When charged take them back to storage lot. Do not hook up your negative cable. Your solar charger should keep them up to snuff after that.
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I would take them home. Put them on as low charge with an automatic charger.
When charged take them back to storage lot. Do not hook up your negative cable. Your solar charger should keep them up to snuff after that.
The stock solar charger won't work if your batteries are not fully connected. Airstream uses the internal bus bars as the connection point and without the battery cables secured, no current will flow to them.

If using a free-standing solar charger like the BatteryMinder system…….no problem!
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