Sunday, July 5, 2020

RV Electricity – Why do hot-skin shocks occur?

Dear Mike, I have a Safari 40′ DP and every time I plug into shore power I feel a shock when touching any metal on...
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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...
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Generator ground rod confusion and clarification

Hi, Mike, In your efforts to make things clear, you've confused me (doesn't take much, apparently). I've read in several of your articles where...
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No~Shock~Zone seminars coming to a town near you

Dear Readers, This season I plan to take my No~Shock~Zone seminars on the road, and we're looking for places to hold one near you....

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...

Should you box up your batteries?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, a battery in the box is worth...

RV Electricity: What’s “the Code”? Find out here

Dear Mike, Everyone says you have to do this or that because its "the Code," referring to the NEC , of course. For RVs,...
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RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 4

Issue 4 • February 25, 2018 Brought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and the contributions of...
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RV Electricity – GFCI Theory – Part I

Understanding the GFCI – Part I No, it’s not the name of an insurance company or a European sports car. GFCI is an abbreviation for...

RV Electricity – Forest River Forum RV hot-skin Q&A

From the Forest River Forums Originally Posted by DirtSquirt I replaced the valve on my black water flush out system today and noticed that when...
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Exercising your generator with a load

Hey Mike, about this tip... Don’t just exercise the pooch, exercise the generator, too. Fire it up and run it at half-load (or more)...
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RV Electricity – Can a 9-volt battery start a fire in your RV?

Dear Mike, I recently read where a 9-volt battery thrown away in a trash can started a fire in a garage. Can this really...

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