RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 857

Issue 857 • February 28, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you RVing Tip of the Day Quick Voltage Reference Chart   By Mike Sokol Here’s a quick reference chart on voltages you should measure at pedestal outlets. If anything seems a... Read More

RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 4

Issue 4 • February 25, 2018 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. Please consider supporting our efforts with a voluntary subscription. Subscribe to one (or more) of our many online newsletters (including this one) about RVing. GFCIs:... Read More

RV News for February 17–23, 2018

Return to RV Travel Issue 834. A recent federal report indicates RVs accounted for a $30 billion contribution to the nation’s economic activity in 2016 – the most recent year for available statistics. This is a breakout from a first-ever report by the Department of Commerce that eyeballs how much outdoor recreation contributes to the U.S. economy. Guests at Pleasant... Read More

Tire inflation not the same for all trailers – more on Interply Shear

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble I have written a number of times on the topic of Interply Shear. This is the force that is trying to tear the belts of radial tires apart. There are some highly technical papers on the topic and you can review them after a simple Google search on the term. You... Read More

Hubby solved noisy LP detector by disconnecting it – Bad idea!

Dear RV Shrink: We live six months at a time in a 35-foot fifth wheel. Recently our propane detector started acting weird so my husband just disconnected the wires. He failed to inform me of this repair technique and I was content that it was working properly again. When I finally discovered that it was disconnected I had a fit.... Read More