Generators vs. solar panels – Which is best for your RV?

Many RV campers enjoy the freedom to explore state and regional parks as well as more remote locations, where hookups are often nonexistent. However, unless dry camping or boondocking stays are limited to no more than a couple of days, an ancillary electrical power supply is essential. There are really only two choices: generators and solar. We’ll briefly examine both…

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What is a battery disconnect and why do I need one

In this segment of “The RV DIY® Project Video Series” Mark Polk, with RV Education 101, demonstrates how-to install a battery disconnect switch directly on the deep cycle RV battery to prevent the battery from discharging due to parasitic loads. This is a simple installation that should take less than 30 minutes. To learn more about the many educational products…

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Preserving frozen food when traveling with fridge off

On this segment of Ask the RV Expert, former RVtravel.com technical editor Chris Dougherty responds to a reader who asks if the food in his RV’s freezer will stay frozen when he is traveling with the refrigerator turned off. Hosted by RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury/  Subscribe to the FREE RV Travel Saturday newsletter loaded with information of interest to RVers.

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