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RVelectricity: Can you get a shock from an unplugged RV?

Everyone: Here's an article I wrote in 2017 about getting shocked from an RV that's parked under high-voltage power lines. Yes, you can get...

Avoiding “mysterious” RV battery deaths

By Russ and Tiña De Maris A dead RV battery is always a frustration, and oftentimes a mystification. Why did it die? RV batteries are...

RVelectricity: SoftStartHome test on a Honda EU7000i generator

Dear Readers, I've been continuing my experiments with the new SoftStartHome™ controller. I don't have a full report yet since it's too cold and windy...

RVelectricity: Charging a Jackery Explorer with a CarGenerator

Dear Readers, Continuing my experiments with solar panels and portable Lithium Battery Power Stations, I had a brainstorm last week about how to power a...

RVelectricity: Introducing SoftStartHome for residential air conditioners

Dear Readers, As you may know, I've been doing field and lab testing on a number of different SoftStart products over the last two years....

Electric power: Learn to read the meter at your campsite

Spend any amount of time at all in a commercial RV park and you’re apt to get a power bill. Since power is expensive...

RVelectricity – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): Winter battery maintenance

Welcome to my J.A.M. (Just Ask Mike) Session, a weekly column where I answer your basic electrical questions. If you're a newbie who's never...

RVelectricity – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): Solar generator updates – Bring your band!

Welcome to my J.A.M. (Just Ask Mike) Session, a weekly column where I answer your basic electrical questions. If you're a newbie who's never...

RVelectricity: DIY generator neutral-ground bonding plug

Dear Readers, In response to several inquiries about how to make your own neutral/ground generator bonding plug, here's the full DIY generator bonding plug article...

RVelectricity – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): Using a 15-amp bonding plug in a 20-amp generator outlet

Welcome to my J.A.M. (Just Ask Mike) Session, a weekly column where I answer your basic electrical questions. If you're a newbie who's never...

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