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Old 08-11-2018, 08:04 AM   #1
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Second battery question?

So we are going to be doing some extended dry camping in October (20 days). I was thinking about adding a second battery. My unit is a 2016 and I do know (at least with golf cart batteries) that you can’t add a new battery with older battery’s because the newer one will take all the charge. Don’t know about just adding one to have two in parallel. My 2016 is in good shape and I hate to have to buy two new ones. I will have my two Honda 2000’s to charge but thought I would add a second. Any thoughts?
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Rather than a second battery my choice would be a good standalone battery charger and charge the battery using the generator. That would be quicker than charging through the converter.
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Old 08-12-2018, 07:19 AM   #3
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Might want to give a solar battery maintainer a look. Saw this a couple of weeks ago, has good reviews.

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Old 08-12-2018, 08:05 AM   #4
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I have generator but just thought about extra juice at night for lights and running my fan all night. I also have a light house I like to keep on from dark till I go to bed.
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