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RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Q&A on installing a pedestal at home

From the RV Travel reader comments Q: I want to install a 30-amp box hookup on a stand in my RV concrete slab in my...
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RV Electricity – Road Signs – Stone Soup

We should all remember the story of Stone Soup, where a weary and hungry traveler comes into town looking for a meal. But none...
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Is it time for some new wheels?

By Greg Illes No, not slang for a new car/vehicle, but literally new wheels. When I was a kid, snazzy wheels were the easiest way...
RV Electricity

How to protect yourself from ungrounded power

Dear Readers, I just had the opportunity to write about something I’ve never previously discussed in any RVtravel article or forum – but I believe...

RV comes with a big soaking bathtub!

  By Andrew Robinson As many RV manufacturers evolve from building RVs as vehicles to use for recreation into building them for mobile homes, we have yet another entry into the...

RV batteries go dead, even while plugged into shore power

  RV batteries go dead, even while plugged into shore power Dear Gary, What runs off the electrical when you're at an RV park? Been here...

Setting tire pressure on cold days?

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble Here was a recent post: "I am looking for a formula for adjusting 'cold inflation' pressures for large...
RV Electricity

A real shocker about campground electricity

By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR I talk by phone with our RV electricity expert Mike Sokol almost every day. Mike is like a little kid: He gets...

Adjusting trailer brake controllers

By Russ and Tiña De Maris A regular reader sent in this question: "I have a question about brake controllers and travel trailers. How...

Choosing the right extension cord for RV’s shore power cord

  Hi Mike, I need to add a 25-foot extension cord to my shore power cord to reach the outlet in my garage while my...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Electric space heater safety, Part 2

By Mike Sokol As promised, here's Part 2 on space heater safety. Last week we discussed the wattage and amperage draw requirements of various wattage...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 12

Issue 12 • October 28, 2018 MIKE SOKOL, editor Brought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and...
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