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Mark My Words – August: Tripping GFCIs, Towbars, and Some Advice on RV Fridges

Hi folks! Tripping GFCIs, Towbars, and some advice on RV fridges this month. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Mark: We are full time in a 1996 Itasca Sunrise 33. We bought it with about 30,000 miles in 2016 and have logged about 18,000 miles around the country since retirement in August 2017.
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Managing Engine Temperature in Extremely Hot Weather

RV engine heat — combat the high-temperature summer blues. When temperatures surpass 90 degrees and beyond, automobile engines can become stressed to maintain sufficient cooling. For RVs, this can be far greater an issue, given the overall weight being moved. In addition, many RV travelers traverse scenic highways that often involve hilly or mountainous terrain.
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Mark My Words – June: Tires, Generators, and Fussy Propane Tanks

Hi folks! Hope you’re getting your RVing ready for a summer of fun! We’ll talk about tires, generators, and fussy propane tanks this month. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi, Mark We have a dual tank, automatic switching regulator on our travel trailer.   It is only a few years old but it
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Mark My Words – May: Slides, Advice on Mice, and De-Winterizing!

Hi folks! Lots about slides this month, and some advice on mice and de-winterizing. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, We’re leaving for Florida in a week but because the temperatures at night here are still going down in the upper 20’s I haven’t dewinterized the trailer yet.  Our first stop
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