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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): Powering fridge in RV 40 ft. from...

By Mike Sokol 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...
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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 – “I Like Mike” Donation Campaign

By Mike Sokol Hello, As many of you know by now, I'm not supported by the RV industry in any way. And the majority of rallies...
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RV Electricity – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): RV hot-skin test at Hershey

By Mike Sokol 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...
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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 – 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...

Video and article: Best grease for lubricating trailer plug?

Dear Mike, Can you recommend a grease that can be used on a 5-way trailer plug?  My connector is a bit tight and hard to...
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 – 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...

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...
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