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RE: solar

Running a residential fridge in an RV while dry camping takes planning.
Lwiddis 01/17/21 01:18pm Tech Issues
RE: solar

Henry, a 100 watt solar panel under ideal conditions will produce 5.6 amps per hour...nominal 12 volts. Solar is great but you can’t do much with one 100 watt panel. You need adequate panels, batteries, a controller and large size wire...all based on an energy survey.
Lwiddis 01/17/21 11:58am Tech Issues
RE: solar

Is your fridge 12 volt or 120 volt? How many amps does the fridge use when running? How efficient is your inverter? How many amp hours will your batteries hold? Are you sure the fridge is all you want the batteries to power? Better approach is to do an energy survey to determine your needs...then times 1.5.
Lwiddis 01/17/21 11:47am Tech Issues
RE: Cab over Camper shell?

They were very popular in the 70s. Not so much now. Beaver made 3 or 4 different models.
Lwiddis 01/17/21 08:27am Truck Campers
RE: Group 27 deep cycle battery + 2000W inverter

A group 27 with how many amp hours fully charged? A 12 volt or120 volt fridge? A full size fridge that uses how many amps when running? If a 120 volt fridge, how efficient is the inverter?
Lwiddis 01/16/21 08:20pm Tech Issues
RE: Reservations in California

Some California State Parks are open for day use but none are open for camping. Likewise all National Forests in California are closed to camping. Monterey city and county campgrounds are closed for instance. What the future holds is speculation.
Lwiddis 01/16/21 05:12pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Social distancing

But I’m dating Aunt Edna!
Lwiddis 01/16/21 04:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: CA Hwy 1

Caltrans says not advised for trailers but not prohibited. See the YouTube video. I take Hwy. 20.
Lwiddis 01/16/21 03:50pm Roads and Routes
RE: Anyone Installed a Bigger TV?

It’s easy! Measure carefully and get the biggest one that will fit. If you dry camp, compare watts however.
Lwiddis 01/16/21 11:56am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Well it Finally Happened

Ten years is fabulous. Buy a new one of the same type.
Lwiddis 01/16/21 08:00am Tech Issues
RE: Newbie trailer owner, question on water pressure pump

I don’t leave my pump on, kellem.
Lwiddis 01/16/21 07:57am Travel Trailers
RE: 4 down towing vehicles

Keep planning but check closely before you buy...4 down towable, MH max tow weight etc.
Lwiddis 01/15/21 06:05pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Tampa RV show

Not attending this year is the smart choice. Kudos.
Lwiddis 01/15/21 04:57pm Rallies, Shows and Gatherings
RE: Honda 2000i tips and tricks for changing oil.

Consider a cut to fit small plastic funnel.
Lwiddis 01/15/21 04:54pm Beginning RVing
RE: Denial on claim - need someone from GS to contact me

Preexisting condition that just showed up? Hard to swallow Good Sam.
Lwiddis 01/15/21 03:29pm Good Sam Extended Service Plan
RE: 4 down towing vehicles

Ford is the best source for this information.
Lwiddis 01/15/21 03:22pm Dinghy Towing
RE: 13'5" clearance

Assumed “fudge factors” have caused a lot of damage to RVs, bridges and truck cargo.
Lwiddis 01/14/21 06:53pm Toy Haulers
RE: Wall mount electric heater

My 22 foot TT keeps warm with a portable electric heater set at 750 watts....when I’m plugged in...which is rare.
Lwiddis 01/14/21 04:57pm General RVing Issues
RE: Bay Of Fundy / Nova Scotia

“Ingonish Beach Campground was awesome.” X2
Lwiddis 01/14/21 04:39pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Connect small wires to auto battery post?

time2roll’s first suggestion is good. I call those a “bus.”
Lwiddis 01/14/21 04:31pm Tech Issues
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