RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 12

Issue 12 • October 28, 2018 MIKE SOKOL, editor Brought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and the contributions of readers, who believe that an educated RVer is a safe, happy RVer. Subscribe to one of our many online newsletters (including this one) about RVing. Welcome back, my friends, to the show…

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RV Electricity – The ABCs of campground power and grounding – Part 1

AC power and grounding from the electric pole to your RV Dear Readers, I recently realized after trying to explain to an electrician the facts of how electricity gets from the electric pole into your RV outlets, that there were no basic diagrams to be found. So I’ve started making drawings of the entire layout, which I’ll publish here. While…

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Texas State Parks closes five parks due to flooding

Texas-sized rains and some serious flooding has prompted officials to close five Central Texas State Parks as entry roads and trails remain under water. The five parks – Inks Lake State Park, Colorado Bend State Park, South Llano River State Park, Abilene State Park, and Lake Whitney State Park – all have varying degrees of flooding, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife…

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Pleasure-Way unveils lithium-powered class B motorhome

New Atlas takes a look at an all-new Class B motorhome made in North America rather in Europe, where many of the electric innovations have been introduced. One such camper van hitting American roads, the Ram Promaster-based Tofino from Canada’s Pleasure-Way, is a compact powerhouse with a lithium battery bank and a focus on electric appliances. Drop in the available…

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