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How To Improve Your Towing MPG

How To Improve Your Towing MPG

Anyone who tows an RV, for any length of time, knows that getting the most out of our fuel can be challenging at the best of times and with the high prices of fuel these days it has become an even bigger challenge. So, how can I improve my towing MPG? Trailers and automobiles come in various sizes,  and weights, as do motor homes, and other factors like wind and hills all contribute to higher MPG than we would like.   But…

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RV Systems-More of what you need to know

RV Systems-More of what you need to know

  In this second post, I would LIKE to talk about some basic electrical terms, inverters, converters, RV Batteries and their types, surge protectors, campground power supplies, and other power sources. Who would have thought there could be so much to write about in this part of the RV experience and know-how?  I sure didn’t until I started doing some research.  I had some electrical leftovers from Highschool but, that was a long time ago. Anyway, let’s talk about the difference…

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RV systems-What you need to Know

RV systems-What you need to Know

Electrical On our most recent trip, to our favorite spot, it became abundantly clear to me that I really didn’t know enough about our RV’s systems, the electrical system in particular.  And, of course, the next question was, “Do others know enough about the systems in their RV?” Now, by asking that question, I’m not saying we are all dysfunctional when it comes to the systems in our RV’s.  We are humans after all and we certainly don’t all know…

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Time To Winterize? Here’s How To Do It Yourself

Time To Winterize? Here’s How To Do It Yourself

Most of us have had a pretty decent RVing season.  We’ve enjoyed time to relax, explored some of our surrounding areas and made memories that will last a lifetime. But, now it’s the beginning of November and, for those of us who live in colder climates or places where there may be a risk of freezing, it’s time to winterize and for some, it will be the first time and they are wondering if they can do it themselves.  We…

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RV Safety – Why is it So Important?

RV Safety – Why is it So Important?

RV safety – Why is it so important and why should we concern ourselves with it when we’re driving or towing our RV? Well, for me it’s not just during those times that we need to be safety conscious and I’m sure it isn’t for most of you either. I say most because, like you, I see a lot of people on the road that are just looking out for themselves, not giving much thought to how their actions may…

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