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Make your powerful 50-amp service safer with SmartPlug

  By Bob Difley So you have a big box filled with power-hungry appliances like microwaves, lots of bright lights, and a couple of air conditioners...

Keep your RV power cord safe from thieves

By Russ and Tiña De Maris With the price of scrap copper wire over $2 a pound, it's not a wonder that some unscrupulous folks...

Replacing RV electrical outlets

By Jim Twamley Most RVers I hang around with have the impression that RV manufacturers do not focus on quality. They...

Are all RV power adapters created equal?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris A regular reader sent us this interesting question: "I bought a popup camper a few...

Use an inexpensive inverter to minimize generator runs

By Greg Illes Not very many of us like the sound of a generator — it's regarded by most as a necessary evil. In...

Avoid ‘frying’ appliances, electronics at RV parks

  It's not unusual for your RV to be exposed to faulty campground electrical wiring like open neutral, open ground and reverse polarity. If ignored...

Full-time RV travel — How to get 50-amp service

  By Jim Twamley Parking your RV at a friend’s or relative’s house? What happens if you keep blowing fuses because your RV pulls more amps...

No smoking — shore power connections

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as RVtravel.com's...

SmartPlug connector reduces fire/electrocution problems

By Bob Difley As part of its ongoing product evolution, SmartPlug Systems has incorporated several upgrades into its 30A connector. The BF30 30A Retro-fit...

Many uses for this multi-purpose power source

The Power Dome EX is a multi-purpose, portable and emergency power source that can be used as a power supply for several 110volt AC...

Convert your RV to “all electric”? Not a good idea!

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service Every so often someone seems to reinvent the notion that an all-electric RV — one with no propane system...
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All 30A outlets are not created equal. Does your electrician know?

by Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service Here's a common mistake. An RV owner decides he wants to be able to run everything in his RV...