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Old 06-06-2013, 04:56 AM   #1
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When we took delivery of our RW it came with one group 24 battery. Seems to run down quickly. I purchased a new group 27 and was gonna have dealer hook both up. Anyone see any problem using a group 24 along with group 27? Just wondering if i need to buy another 27. Wish I had made them put two group 27s in before taking delivery.

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Old 06-06-2013, 05:14 AM   #2
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Personally, I'd ditch the GP 27 and get myself two, 6V golf cart batteries. IMHO, an RV should have deep cycle batteries.
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You should have identical batteries or else your weaker one will still have problems. Draft horses are paired to match each others strength and size.
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You should have identical batteries or else your weaker one will still have problems. Draft horses are paired to match each others strength and size.
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Personally, I'd ditch the GP 27 and get myself two, 6V golf cart batteries. IMHO, an RV should have deep cycle batteries.
I agree, deep cycle batteries would be better. I wish they had enough room in the Redwoods for more batteries
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:39 AM   #6
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Actually I don't use much of the batteries. I run the landing gear, leveling and slides while connected to either my house, whatever camp ground I'm in or my F450 which also has two batteries.
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I really wanted 6v, but because they need a different batt box (too tall), I went lazy and got 2 27 series and put the 24 in the boat. I was having too hard a time with the fridge going into low voltage alarm with just the 24, so I needed a quick fix.
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I really wanted 6v, but because they need a different batt box (too tall), I went lazy and got 2 27 series and put the 24 in the boat. I was having too hard a time with the fridge going into low voltage alarm with just the 24, so I needed a quick fix.
I don't see any problem in removing the top of the battery box.
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Maybe fumes from batteries with bad cells trying to charge and overheating...I've seen this happen when batteries are in the open
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Both of my batteries are sealed, no fumes.
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