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Power Consumption

Is your battery bad? Did the manufacturer rip you off? Did the dealer rip you off? Are you going to be able to use your RV without being plugged into shore power? Frustrated and maybe even a little bit angry. It’s how you feel when you burn through RV battery with seemingly little effort. Understanding […]

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What’s She Doing?

What do you get when you cross a thru-hiker with a T@b owner and her friend? Fun conversation. I met Mary Ann Mortensen when I was camping at Mohican State Park in late March. We had such a great conversation and I knew I had to invite her on the channel. Thankfully, Mary Ann graciously […]

Blog, T@b, T@b Basics, T@b Talk

Campsite Departure Checklist

The weekend or trip has come to an end and now it’s time to pack up your campsite and head home or to your next destination. If only you had a checklist. You do! Not only am I sharing a checklist with you, on this week’s T@b Talk, I walk you through the process of […]

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Dewinterize the 2021 T@b 320

Spring is upon us and if your T@b has spent the winter in hibernation, it’s time to wake it up! Dewinterizing with the Nautilus Water System in the T@b 320 couldn’t be easier. Instructions: For the 2021 T@b 320 with the Nautilus Water System: Connect hose to inlet labeled “City Water Connection”. Set bot the […]

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RV Solar Basics

I was clueless. I didn’t even know my dealer battery would only give me a few hours of power, so forget about solar. I didn’t want to learn more. Surely other people could just tell me what I needed to get and that would be all. That was me when I brought home my first […]

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Stop these 5 things from derailing your first RV trip

That sinking feeling in your stomach. “Did I buy a lemon?” “Is this the “Money Pit?” Most of the time, that feeling is replaced with a sheepish grin as you realize that the problem was user error. Sometimes, however, there is something not quite right about your new RV. A lot of times people become […]

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RV Electric in Plain English

Just nod and smile Converters. Inverters. 12v. AC. DC. 110v. Parasitic drain. Shore power. Fuses. Feeling a little lost you pretend you didn’t see the words or that you don’t need to know what they mean. It’s the one thing that can make you feel like you are in over your head with your new […]

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Tiny is Terrific: 10 Reasons why a tiny trailer might be right for you

The tiny trailer craze is real. The US saw record sales in 2020 and even more expected in 2021. Tiny towables like the teardrops, fiberglass trailers, and a-frame trailers started to surge in in the earl 2000’s and rocketed to new highs when more people took to camping for refuge when the pandemic broke. In […]

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Demystifying RV Batteries

Battery life, capacity, voltage, series, parallel, amps, amp hours. You might as well be speaking another language, right? Let’s make it a little more simple for you, right now. What does my RV battery do? Your RV battery powers the 12v appliances and outlet in your trailer. In a T@b 320, that includes: USB and […]