Category: Electrical Power / Batteries

RV Shore Power Fundamentals

RV Shore Power fundamentals. Understanding RV shore power is essential to properly manage your electrical usage in camp. Motorhomes, depending on size, may be capable of using a 30-amp or a 50-amp service maximum. With adaptors, all will operate on a 15/20 amp, albeit a minimum service. There are three basic service sizes provided in
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Motorhomes With or Without LP-gas

Motorhomes with or without lp-gas — looking at the pros and cons. Many larger class A motorhomes sold today are “all-electric.” Now, the name may be somewhat misleading, as it has nothing to do with the vehicle’s propulsion, so don’t confuse it with those automobiles that use battery-power drive. The “all-electric” term refers to using no lp-gas for
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Choosing Between Electric-Induction or Propane Stoves

RV electric induction or propane? Which is the best cooking solution for you?  Through the years, propane gas has been the go-to for RV cooking fuel. This worked well, as propane also was used for the hot-water heater as an additional fuel for the refrigerator and for the furnace to heat the interior of the
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Tech Tips: A Nifty Battery Water Filler

Get a charge out of this nifty battery water filler. The placement of batteries in some motorhomes can make them difficult to service. I found an easy, fool-proof tool that works for any battery, regardless of location. Purchase a one-gallon or smaller garden pump sprayer. Remove the wand attachment, leaving the hose and trigger assembly.
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