Just found this post and I'm a little confused
My wife is absolutely dead set against putting panels on top of our 55 fc. She had the brilliant idea of putting panels on the TV shell instead so I went searching for info and something HIHO said confused me. Is it a bad idea to keep a couple of batteries in the truck bed wired to a solar charger/controller to supplement the 2 in the trailer and if so,WHY?
We boondock almost exclusively and are often away from the trailer during extended periods of the day with the TV and this seems like a great way to increase battery power without having to run the genny to charge batteries.
In several older SOB rigs I have had a second under hood battery on an isolator plugged in to supplement power when running the furnace etc without noticeable problems.
Planning on starting my new wiring install soon and any preinstall planning advise is appreciated