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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:08 pm    Post subject: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

What's everyone doing with their dual battery?

Luna kit or something else?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:11 pm    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

Luna Kit. Still running strong
13.6V this morning! (Woot)

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

I'll be doing a custom piece together. Should be real nice when I'm done

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

I have a National Luna at home that I could let go. Also have a IBS that I am I haven't installed.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:41 pm    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

microbe wrote:
I have a National Luna at home that I could let go. Also have a IBS that I am I haven't installed.
Ha ibs....irratable bowl syndrome. ....lol
Whos whats that?

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:43 am    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

Solar!!
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:37 am    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

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Solar!!

too complicated for me sir.... Smile

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

CeeFish wrote:
Solar!!
Sun comes up, sun goes down. Just not reliable.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:19 am    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

I have the IBS kit and a 100W solar panel to trickle charge the Aux battery.






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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:35 am    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

glideraz wrote:
Ha ibs....irratable bowl syndrome. ....lol
Whos whats that?

yeah people and their use of acronyms

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:56 am    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

zzmikey wrote:
CeeFish wrote:
Solar!!

too complicated for me sir.... Smile

Have friend who finds solar not too complicated help you install solar so you can then remain uncomplicated!!!
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:57 am    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

I wonder if you can install it UNDER your rack to keep the load carrying capacity intact.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

1Louder wrote:
zzmikey wrote:
CeeFish wrote:
Solar!!

too complicated for me sir.... Smile

Have friend who finds solar not too complicated help you install solar so you can then remain uncomplicated!!!

True Dat!

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

Jimbolio wrote:
I wonder if you can install it UNDER your rack to keep the load carrying capacity intact.
Sure, at a great reduction of capacity. Any obstruction if direct sunlight dramatically drops output.

Solar has its benefits indeed, but sometimes just having more capacity is what you need.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Dual Battery? Reply with quote

Nothing. All stock, fridge wired directly to 2nd battery. On GC Trailhawk.


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