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RV Electricity

Surge Guard debuts ‘new generation’ of surge protectors

This article is based on a press release from Surge Guard. Southwire Company, LLC’s newest innovation, the Surge Guard® 50A Model 34950, is an upgrade...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – ABCs of generator noise

Dear Mike, I really learned a lot from your RV Electricity article on generators last Sunday. But do you have a more basic version of...

RV Electricity – Watt’s Up?

Watt's Up? As promised, here's the next installment of my Basic Electricity Course. Class is now in session.... If you’ve been reading along this far you...
RV Doctor

Storing RV batteries during a harsh winter

Dear Gary, I have a new motorhome and this will be its first winter. What is the best way to handle RV batteries during the...

Can I add an AFCI (a what?) in my RV?

Dear Mike, I'm an RV Technician and enjoy reading your articles. I went to Amazon to look at the Extech CT70 and it asked...

Reducing hot-skin shocks – Are we there yet?

Dear Mike,  “The No Shock Zone may have saved my life! I never heard of a ‘hot skin condition’ until I read about it...

Unexpected cause of Dometic fridge fire discovered

By Greg GerberRV Daily ReportSUN CITY, Ariz. — An RV technician trying to diagnose a problem with an older model RV watched as the...
RV Electricity

Just how important are your RV batteries?

By Steve Savage Mobility RV Service Question: I have heard the batteries in my RV are important to almost everything in the RV. Why? Answer: What you...

Electrical reference graphics to print and save

Dear Mike, First... Thank you for your No~Shock~Zone book on RV Electrical Safety. I’m only half through and love it. The way you explain...
Boondocking

Extend your stay with these battery saving tips

Whether you're stopping for the night at a Wal-Mart or dry camping for a week in the outback, you will at some time need...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 2

Issue 2 • December 31, 2017 Brought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and the contributions...

RV Electricity – Start me up … Generators and rooftop air conditioners

Dear Readers, I saw a lot of cool stuff at the Hershey RV show last month, and the manufacturers are sending me demo gear to...