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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...
RV Electricity

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...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Generator neutral bonding basics

Dear Mike, I know your NoShockZone article on generator bonding is getting "dated" at this point, but I just wanted to say THANK YOU for...

How generator neutral-ground bonding for an RV works

  Hi Mike, First off, let me thank you for all the hard work you’ve put into No~Shock~Zone. It has been so educational as a...

RV Electricity – The ABCs of campground power and grounding – Part 1

  AC power and grounding from the electric pole to your RV Dear Readers, I recently realized after trying to explain to an electrician the facts of...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – 30-amp to 50-amp generator connections

Dear Mike, Most generators, with the exception of really large units, 10kw or bigger, do not have a 50-amp plug. I currently have a 3000...
maintenance and repair

Diagnosing “boiling” and stinky batteries

Dear Gary, I just bought a used coach equipped with dual auxiliary batteries. I used my voltmeter to test them and only got a reading...
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...
Boondocking

Batteries for boondocking

  Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, Thanks for the great information. Mike and I prefer to boondock and stay away...

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

Cold weather RV battery tips

 By Russ and Tiña De MarisYou know it's cold out when, as my father-in-law suggested, "It's colder than a mother-in-law's kiss." Yeah, that can...
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