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Can A 2000 Watt Generator Run An A/C?

By Arthur

So you are out dry camping and it is hot! You are wishing you could run your A/C unit to get some relief, but you can’t because your generator is too small at 2000 watts. Think again, it is possible depending on the size of your A/C. If your A/C unit is 13,500 watts or […]

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Dangers of Using A Buddy Heater in Your RV

By Arthur

During chili nights,  It becomes tempting to run the RV furnace through the night, at the risk of draining your batteries. Alternatives such as buddy heaters and kerosene heaters can serve to ease the evening chill; though with serious consequences for its use in confined spaces. There are some risks of using a buddy heater […]

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Do I Need a Water Pressure Regulator for My RV?

By Arthur

Setting up primary services when you pull up to a campground, is essential to a great stay. You have your power hooked up, and you are about to hook up your water supply. Do I really need a water pressure regulator for my RV? The answer is yes. You should have a water pressure regulator […]

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Is It Possible to Run an A/C On 110 Home Electric?

By Arthur

Running the air conditioning in your motorhome on a standard 110 home electrical outlet is a common question among owners. You will probably run into this scenario if you are pulling into a friend’s house or sitting in the driveway at home. The short answer to this question is that yes, it is possible to run […]

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What Is A Motorhome Inverter?

By Arthur

An inverter in a motorhome converts direct current power, such as from your batteries, to alternating current power to provide electricity to your motorhome. It is usually located between your 12-volt batteries and your 120-volt circuit breaker. In most motorhomes, the inverter is only used when your motorhome has to rely on the batteries for its […]

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What To Do With An Old Motorhome Or RV?

By Arthur

Whether it’s about ditching the old camper for something a little more modern or getting rid of something that no longer gets used, there’s no sense in letting the old machine waste away on the property. What do you do with an Old RV? There are a handful of things that one could do with […]

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How Do You Winterize Your Motorhome Quickly!

By Arthur

Living in the snow belt, the camping season is only about six months of the year, the rest of the time our motorhome sits idle or in storage. I envy those that live in the south or more temperate locations that do not need to put there RV in storage. How do you winterize your […]

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Will I Get Better Mileage With Synthetic Oil In My Motorhome?

By Arthur

The other day I was fueling up my motorhome and as pump surpassed the $200 mark. It got me thinking… I’ve changed the air filter and what if I changed the oil I use? Will, that improves mileage? Will I get better mileage with Synthetic oil in my motorhome? So I started my search and […]

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How To Dump Your Dark & Grey Water Tanks In 21 Easy Steps

By Arthur

This is something that is taken for granted as you will do this quite frequently, in the time you own your RV. Do it correctly and you will enjoy your ownership of your RV. Do it incorrectly and you will have a smelly frustration and maybe even a plugged system. Not Fun! This is a […]