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Old 03-08-2019, 09:33 AM   #1
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Indoor Fla bank?

So after what seems like hours of reading. It seems like it is possible to put my fla bank in my living quarters as long as I vent it properly. I feel the benefit outweighs the risk.
If I put them in my underbelly storage, they will be harder to access and i fear it will make it less likely that I will do proper maintenance. Outside, there is also more temperature exposure, and it would be a little more difficult to wire. Has anybody else done this. If so. Have you had any issues?

Any special lining I should use for my ply box?
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Old 03-08-2019, 12:57 PM   #3
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There is paint specifically designed to resist battery acid.
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Old 03-08-2019, 01:06 PM   #4
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There is paint specifically designed to resist battery acid.
Really?
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I built a plywood box for my battery bank (2 6volt batteries) then coated the inside with fiberglass resin to seal it and keep the battery fumes from eating the box. Used closed cell weatherstrip foam to seal the removable top and installed a vent on the top.
Keeping the bank inside keeps the batteries warm and, ideally, accessible. The through-the-body vent came from Dyers RV and the part that goes through the top of the box is a piece of p-trap that I epoxied to the lid. I just unscrew the trap nut to disconnect the vent when removing the lid.
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Old 03-08-2019, 05:24 PM   #6
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Every time I see the title I think it's a story about an Indoor bank in Florida.
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Old 03-08-2019, 05:27 PM   #7
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Really?
Yes there is:

https://www.aerotouchups.com/randolp...-34534516.html

Powder coating is an option better than paint.
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Old 03-08-2019, 06:03 PM   #8
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funny

more characters needed
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Fla should read FLA when referring to the battery.
Did you see my question on the Genset?
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Old 03-08-2019, 09:11 PM   #10
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Sure but I myself have no opinion on it beyond what you can infer from my previous answer.
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