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  1. BillyMc replied to the thread Connecting Solar and multiple other wires to battery.

    That is a possible issue in size of wires (something like this to tie everything to one 10 gauge wire) and amp load. If the amp load...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 9:47 PM
  2. BillyMc replied to the thread Connecting Solar and multiple other wires to battery.

    I don't know of any damage that would be caused. The issue would come into play if your controller also monitors the battery state of...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 8:51 PM
  3. BillyMc replied to the thread 1969 Skamper 4 person Sleeper Restoration.

    If you're replacing the canvas anyway just take scissors and cut the sleeve open. Mine are the same except there are connectors at the...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 5:03 PM
  4. BillyMc replied to the thread Cabana screen room.

    I looked at them, but not at that price! I opted to add the trim line screen room to my trim line awning. It has an apron to go along...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 4:38 PM
  5. BillyMc replied to the thread Toilets.

    Looks like the one we had growing up. That was in the 70s. You pull it out in the floor and do your business and put it back in the...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 4:18 PM
  6. BillyMc replied to the thread Tool battery packs.

    Get a smart charger and don't look back.:D

    Aug 25, 2019 at 2:31 PM
  7. BillyMc replied to the thread Connecting Solar and multiple other wires to battery.

    If your controller also monitors your battery's state of charge anything you connect directly to the battery will not be read by the...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 1:42 PM
  8. BillyMc replied to the thread Awning up!.

    Screen room = no tension lines. Mine has poles with stake loops near the bottom of the poles, so unless heavy winds are expected we...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 1:31 PM
  9. BillyMc replied to the thread Battery monitor.

    I'm hoping for no problems. I could have gotten by with a lower fuse, but the solar system I'm putting in is going to be capable of 20 amps.

    Aug 25, 2019 at 1:22 PM
  10. BillyMc liked NavarWynn's post in the thread Battery monitor.

    Typically, units like this DO use a shunt, as it's more cost effective than a Hall transformer, but the shunt typically requires...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 1:15 PM
  11. BillyMc replied to the thread Question on Battery use of fridge when towing.

    If the battery is fully charged it should be using very minimal if any amps to maintain it's charge. If you're overheating the plug you...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 12:31 PM
  12. BillyMc replied to the thread Converter Upgrade vs. Battery Charger.

    I went with a smart charger, haven't regretted my choice. I don't even run my converter, even with shore power I run off battery and let...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 8:32 AM
  13. BillyMc replied to the thread Question on Battery use of fridge when towing.

    My fridge pulls just under 10 amps, I'm assuming that's pretty normal for 3 way fridges. If everything is connected properly when you...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 8:23 AM
  14. BillyMc replied to the thread Battery /converter problems.

    If you have any load on any 12 volt circuit it will show grounded on an ohm meter. This includes the gas detector, lights, or anything...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 7:08 AM
  15. BillyMc replied to the thread Battery monitor.

    I got it on Amazon. It has mixed reviews, but I think that's mostly because the directions are a little confusing in places. You can use...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 7:18 PM
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