RV Electricity seminars in 2018

Everyone, As promised, I’m updating you on my RV Electricity seminars this summer and fall. Fun will be had by all since I do a lot of live demonstrations about electrical testing and safety. And if all goes well, Chuck Woodbury and I will be live streaming these seminars from Hershey on several media channels. Of course, if you can’t…

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RV Electricity – Pedestal power has changed in recent years

Pedestal Power By Mike Sokol Bigger outlets Today’s RVs have much greater power requirements than those of even 10 years ago. You have lots of appliances, so that single 20-amp outlet can’t provide enough current. This is when you need to step up to 30-amp outlets at the campsite. Let’s see how they’re wired. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of both…

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Getting high in your RV – without altitude sickness

By Russ and Tiña De Maris A recent survey asked RVtravel.com readers, “Are you affected by altitude sickness?” The largest response, an amazing 67 percent, affirmed that no, altitude sickness didn’t affect them. Perhaps we should have asked, “Have you ever traveled to a high elevation and been affected by altitude sickness?” We put it that way, because the American…

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Violent wind flips truck and camper in South Dakota hailstorm

The hail came so suddenly and violently that Lynn Summers scrambled into the backseat to protect her daughter. Lynn’s husband, William, had just pulled their pickup and fifth-wheel camper onto the westbound shoulder of U.S. Highway 212, where the wind was roaring across the treeless plains several miles east of Newell, reported the Rapid City Journal. Hailstones – some as…

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NW Montana’s Flathead Valley no longer a secret RV getaway

If beautiful and wild Northwest Montana is on your bucket list or if you haven’t visited in years, you will discover that it is no longer a secret getaway. Though many visitors get there by various modes of transportation, increasing numbers of RVers are visiting rapidly filling up campgrounds and RV parks, a trend showing high demand for campsites. Summer is the…

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