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RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Can an RV be plugged into a Tesla charging station?

By Mike Sokol As many of you know by now, I just started an RV Electricity Group on Facebook a few days ago, and already...
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No Shock Zone: Part VI: Voltage Drop

 By Mike SokolIf you recall the survey we did July, 2010 in RVtravel.com, you know that 21 percent of RVers who responsed have been...
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Road Signs # 17 – You are what you eat!

By Mike Sokol You are what you eat! Since my recent survey on whether you prefer to have ketchup or mustard on your hot dog/corn dog...
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Should you unplug your RV during a lightning storm?

RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury talks with RV electricity authority Mike Sokol of NoShockZone.org about whether it's a good idea to unplug an RV from...
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Beware of battery-draining phantom loads

By Russ and Tiña De MarisPhantom loads are electrical connections to your batteries that continually draw power, however small.Loads that are run off the...
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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...
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RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 18

April 28, 2019 Brought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and the contributions of readers, who believe that...
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Beware of RV gas pains!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When RVers think of gas pains, they may think about the price they have to pay for a fill-up...

Briggs & Stratton debuts new portable generator

From a press release Briggs & Stratton has introduced the P4500 PowerSmart Series inverter generator. The new unit is equipped with CO Guard carbon monoxide...
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RV Electricity – What’s up with upside-down outlets?

By Mike Sokol Dear Mike, I've encountered quite a few 15-amp outlets that were "upside down" with the ground at the top instead of the bottom....
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No Shock Zone: Part XII: Emergency care of shock victims

 By Mike SokolIn a survey in the July, 2010 issue of RVtravel.com, 21 percent of RVers who responded reported that they had been shocked...
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RV Electricity – Back to the beginning. Plus: Electrical safety for RVers – Part...

By Mike Sokol Dear Mike, I've just started reading your RV Electricity articles, and it seems there are hundreds of them. How long have you...
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