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Old 11-11-2015, 12:00 PM   #1
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Battery - winterizing?

Does anyone unhook their battery in the winter?
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Old 11-11-2015, 12:48 PM   #2
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Yes. Then I hook a Battery Minder to them. Keeps them charged, there for they don't freeze up and break, also desulfates them. Plus, I don't have to lift those heavy buggers in and out.
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Old 11-12-2015, 10:11 AM   #3
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Yup. Mine goes home and in the garage.
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Old 11-12-2015, 01:19 PM   #4
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Pull them out of the trailer and put them in the garage. Check the water level in the cells and I put them on a charge for a few hours every month
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Old 11-12-2015, 08:49 PM   #5
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Yep....unhook and yank mine out, put them in a heated garage on the battery tender(s)....check water every month or so as well...
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Old 11-14-2015, 11:33 AM   #6
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Old 11-14-2015, 10:31 PM   #7
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Putting mine on a maintenance charger in my basement for the winter.
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Old 11-15-2015, 04:57 PM   #8
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I took my batteries out the first winter we had a 5th wheel. Haven't bothered since. Just make sure they are fully charged, then hit the disconnect and leave them be. I winterize in mid October, and they are always fine at the end of April when we get the 5er ready for the upcoming season.
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Old 11-21-2015, 06:26 AM   #9
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What about leaving it plugged into 110 all winter? Mine is stored inside a metal shop w/ insulation only on the ceiling here in North Texas.
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Old 11-22-2015, 01:52 PM   #10
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Out she comes - then plugged in once per month on a charger. Plus, not bad to have in the house in the case of a power outage. Gives you some extra energy for low draw stuff - like the radio!!
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