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    Texas RV coupleNew RVillagers Group:
    February 25, 2020We are new to the RV lifestyle and have a question. When at home base For long periods of time should I leave my RV plugged in and the fridge running
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      Barry & Millie-Ambassadors February 25, 2020 I do but it's not necessary
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      Alice Nelson Robinson February 25, 2020 no, just put your battery on a marine trickle/maintainer charger
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      BLSMSS (Brenda &Marc) February 25, 2020 Welcome, sounds like you have gotten some sound advice. The only thing I might add is, after cleaning the frig out, we put a box of baking soda in ours when we leave it open. It helps with condensation.
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      Brenda & Bill February 26, 2020 Texas RV Couple, Welcome, I leave our 5th wheel plugged in all the time. so we can pack and go at any time. I have full 50 amp full hook ups back home. We affectionately call it Crabby Bill's CG, HeHeHe
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      Ray & Ann February 26, 2020 We made the mistake of turning off and dumping the fresh water tank when we got home a few years ago only to find the house didn't have 220v so no heat or well water :( Before trips I plug in to get the fridge down to temp and if it's near freezing...  more
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        WeMustRV February 26, 2020 How much solar do you have to maintain the batteries
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      Andy & Maureen T February 26, 2020 Hello and welcome. You do not need to keep the fridge on, but keep the doors slightly open. Don't forget to add a box of baking soda to absorb odors, etc.  As for the battery, you should attach a trickle charger. FYI...check your manual for this. M...  more
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      Doug thorp February 26, 2020 I do
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      Double K (Kathy and Keith) February 26, 2020 We used it as an opportunity to clean out the fridge and freezer when we let it sit for a month but we're going solar pretty soon so we'll see.
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      Trailerites (Kathy and Eric) February 26, 2020 We keep our trailer at a storage lot in Florida. The fridge is emptied and cleaned when stored. We leave the doors open. Normally, I disconnect the battery for storage. In the past I've left our 105W solar panel attached for long periods and it kept t...  more
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      Alice Nelson Robinson February 26, 2020 keep the doors open a crack if you dont have that special fridge latch
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      Gloria and Tom Portwood February 26, 2020 We keep ours at a storage lot.  Keep your fridge doors open and we turn off the house batteries.
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