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    BennyJR
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    Battery Disconnect-Shore Power

    Should you use battery disconnect when hooked up to shore power?

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    Rolling Along
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    I don't. Haven't checked to see if it does but if it takes the converter out of the circuit, there will be nothing to keep your batteries fully charged.
    Nick and Nancy
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    King Pin
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    All Grand Design rigs have a "smart" converter. It will not overcharge your batteries and can be kept plugged in.

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    I was told when I did my walk through with the 368RD that anytime the FW is hooked up to any outside power, the battery should not be disconnected.

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    I've had my Solitude for almost 2 years and almost never unplug shore power or disconnect the batteries with no ill affects. Just check battery fluid level once a month.
    Andy & Julie
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