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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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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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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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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 […]

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Learn from my first 5 mistakes as a new RV owner

It feels familiar. You try not to obsess about it, but it’s there. It’s like the dread you experience as a new car owner, except somehow, it’s more personal. “When is that first mistake coming and how bad will it be?” Mistakes are a part of the human condition. We rush, we get overwhelmed, we […]