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trickle charge for 120v battery sans AC

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I don't garage my Lightening. I've gotten the heebie jeebies about the woeful circumstances than can result from the puny 12v battery wearing down. I don't want to plug in a trickle charger into my house. Can I plug it into the truck? Alternatively, are there battery powered trickle chargers?

Thanks in advance!

I'm so loving this truck (not only b/c I'm charging it with excess PV electrons I've already generated that my util is storing).
I've always had an array of gear in my prior trucks ranging from chains, to strapping to fist aid, to come-a-longs, life jackets etc.
I'll move some of that over but i'm wondering if I need full socket sets and all the other tools (eg screwdrivers, wrenches) for my ICE trucks.
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As backwards as it sounds, I think part of the reason that the battery struggles it the way they designed things to reduce "vampire drain", meaning it should be fine and you should find something better to fret about.

Really worst case you'd have to charge up the 12V with a trickle charger if it sat for too long, but I'm thinking that is more "months" than a few days or even weeks.
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