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I was thinking of running a pig tail into my trailer to power three double battery chargers. I was wondering if anyone else has done this and if it is even a good idea. I like the idea of leaving my battery chargers in the trailer and running power from a temp. pole on the job. To take it one step further I had an idea to plug the battery chargers into a lamp/appliance timer and plugging in at home. I really don't know about this last idea?? (fire) Thank in advance for anyones input.
 

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Good Idea

We have that in two of three tool trailers we run. It works really good. My boss wired it to accommodate either a plug from a pole, or off the generator. He also wired plugs in the trailer in a couple of spots, and florescent lighting fixtures. In the summer and warmer months it works like a charm. Right now, at -20 C, we take the batteries home to defrost and charge.

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just insulate the trailer and add a heater, set to 45 degrees and leave everything in the trailer.

It is much better to keep your pneumatic tools above freezing also


 

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You don't have an issue with the heater on? I forgot my glue and caulking systainer at home yesterday because it was -11°C the night before. Good thing I have to go back a finish up when the new doors get in.
 
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