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RV Electricity

RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 13

Issue 13 • December 2, 2018 Mike Sokol, editor Brought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and the...
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RV Electricity – Tired pedestals are dangerous

Hi Mike, We just spent a long weekend at Disney's Fort Wilderness for our grandson's birthday. Everyone talks about the very high prices for everything...
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RV Electricity – Is it a leak or a noisy water heater element?

By Mike Sokol From the Redwood Owners Forum, My water heater started to make a noise tonight. It sounded like a leak. After fiddling around a...
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RV Electricity – Electric space heater safety, Part 1

By Mike Sokol This is a special two-part article on a topic that's not only seasonal, it's very important to your safety, both in your...
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Road Signs – “Soft” retirement?

OK, I'm rapidly approaching the age when I can completely retire if I like, and many of my friends and family are urging me...
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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...
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RV battery disconnect switches: how, when and why

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service Got a battery disconnect switch on your RV and wonder how to use it? Whether your switch is the...
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Dim interior lights: Battery problem or power converter?

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service Here's a common question that's worth sharing. From a reader: Recently my lights in my fifth wheel have started getting...

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...
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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...
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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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RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 11

Issue 11 • September 30, 2018 MIKE SOKOL, editor Brought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and...