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irvin56
05-01-2010, 11:23 PM
I have alway taken it out and charged at home.

?? can I do it while hooked up?, I don't want to fry converter.
Ruin a good thing by doing something stupid.

gasman
05-02-2010, 01:16 AM
I always charge my batteries in place. I just connect a battery charger to one of the batteries and leave it on for a day or two and both batteries are charged. I have never had a problem in over 25 years. Be sure to monitor the water levels unless they are sealed.

Bob&Patty
05-02-2010, 10:26 AM
Never had a problem with charging in place. Ours is always hooked to shore power at home. Just make sure that you check the water level from time to time.

irvin56
05-02-2010, 04:13 PM
Thanks guys.
My old prowler was a 76 and I alway charged in trailer.
I was not worried about FRYING it up, might work better.
As it always dried out my batteries. Maybe from overcharging??

but the newer model conv. I was not sure of

Bob&Patty
05-02-2010, 06:47 PM
The new converters are like a trickle charger. Just check the water about once a month.