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Inverter draw from battery for residential fridge

Does anyone know how many amps are drawn by an inverter to convert to AC for a residential fridge. My battery is rated at 175 minutes at 25 amps but I am trying to figure out how many amps are being drawn out. Or can anyone tell me how to figure it o...

Campinfan by Explorer II
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Running Dedicated Water Line For RV at Home?

So when we are camping we always use a splitter on the water spigot at the campground. One line runs to the camper water intake and the other goes to the sewer flush. We only connect the sewer flush to the camper once we actually need it. So no th...

Sewer Solutions Loose Connections?

So I bought the sewer solutions kit knowing full well it wasn’t long enough for my home dump. I wanted to get it in my hands so I could see what I needed to finish my run. All I need is another 25’ hose. I’ll have the 10’ hose that it came with an...

Burnt Corral - Roosevelt and Apache Lakes...

My bride and I Just returned from a quickie, 3 day 2 night trip to the Burnt Corral CG to celebrate her 73rd birthday. It is located 5 miles south of the Roosevelt Dam and about 10 miles north of the largest section of Apache Lake. From the Rooseve...

Solar inverter -- shore power question

I am trying to understand a residential refrigerator with solar panels. When I connect to full hookup does the refrigerator continue to run through the inverter or does it bypass the inverter and connect to shore power only? Let me see if I can make ...

TenOC by Explorer III
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Coating peeling off seats

Among other issues, my 6 year old Sprinter has a serious problem with the 'leather' coated seating areas. Basically, it has been peeling and cracking off for a few years now, and it's at the point where you can't even sit on anything without a sheet...

Hemling by Explorer
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an article about RV'ing

I didn't know we were pioneers!https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2023-vanlife-rvs-climate-change/?cmpid=BBD102823_GREENDAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_term=231028&utm_campaign=greendaily

electric trailer

Hi all,This is of interest. It is the 2nd such towable I've seen. The Pebble and now the Lightship.https://lightshiprv.com/

Side by side towing

I want to tow my side by side but without using another trailer. I would like to build a bracket on the back of a regular travel trailer that my front wheels would sit in. Then use a dolly or build free wheeling hubs that would attach to the back hub...

rdh2230 by Explorer
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Robot Tolls - At My Limit!

Maryland. Has anyone had trouble with Maryland?I went through 2 tolls in Maryland over a year ago. October1, 2022.In November 2022 I checked on their website to see if I had tolls to pay. It said they were none to pay. I took screenshot of that. Wi...

An EV motor home/van?

Hi all,I bumped into this today. I'm glad to see this happening.https://www.rvtravel.com/grounded-g2-ev-rv-1127/https://www.groundedrvs.com/g2

chassis battery charge ?

I drive my motorhome a few miles every 9-10 days. It occurred to me that the chassis battery is not getting charged enough. Thus the above question does plugging it in to charge house batteries affect the chassis battery? I don't have devices to che...

Will pipes freeze overnight?

I usually winterize mid-October by fully draining & bypassing the hot water heater, then blowout & antifreeze all freshwater Pex lines.This year I am thinking about some November weekend local trips. Here on Long Island the late fall days will norma...

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