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RE: LiFePO4 Converter Change?

The wico adapter for me works fine , easy switchout , 5 wires , easypeezy !
wanderingbob 03/19/23 10:55am Truck Campers
RE: is anyone using one of these AC units?

Swamp cooler , google it , not an air conditioner as we think of one !
wanderingbob 03/19/23 08:46am Tech Issues
RE: Pilot credit card needed ?

Fly J is the highest priced fuel on the planet , often 60 to 70 cents higher than other stations . I drive past the Fly J at Ocala on a regular basis and just down the road a mile or so is where I fuel . Last Friday it was $1.05 higher !
wanderingbob 02/23/23 09:51am General RVing Issues
RE: How to install stuff on walls

I tried everything , what I have been doing successfully lately is pop rivets . You must know the thickness of your paneling and add the thickness of your piece that ya wanta hang , add em together , walk over to Ace Hardware and purchase correct length .
wanderingbob 02/21/23 09:40am General RVing Issues
RE: Back in the dark ages !

The original poster here ! I want to thank you all for your help . What I am in the process of doing is installing a 200 amp lithium battery and the proper converter . We consider our selves as " travelers " , not campers , not boondockers . We tend to spend the night where ever we are when we get ready to stop , maybe Walmart but could be just as easy a church lot , police station , hospital , cemetery . What we were hoping to achieve by going with lithium is the ability to run the furnace or a couple of fans all night with out running the batteries down . We travel in a Ram 2500 with a topper , under the topper is mounted a 3400 watt generator , a 35 gallon water carrier , 2 electric bikes and a pancake compressor . We like back roads and stop at all small museums , yard sales , towns with funny names , historic sites , battlefields . We just wander and will go to a campground every 5 or six days . Planning a 5 month trip next summer/fall . Thank you all again . I have owned RVs for 40 years but this " new Tech " is confusing to an eighty year old .
wanderingbob 02/21/23 06:05am Tech Issues
RE: Back in the dark ages !

Guy next door sez that I should not let the alternator on my truck charge my lithium while driving . Is he a dummy ?
wanderingbob 02/20/23 10:51am Tech Issues
RE: Back in the dark ages !

Also , I am sitting here ordering a 200 amp lithium battery and the proper charger , what do a shunt do and why do I need one ?. The battery is on the way , $ 600 bucks , wow , Boy I hope they do not quit social security until I get this paid for !
wanderingbob 02/19/23 04:54pm Tech Issues
Back in the dark ages !

I believe that I was taught that all things being equal, that stranded wire would carry more current than solid wire ? Is that true or am I being misled ?
wanderingbob 02/19/23 04:37pm Tech Issues
RE: conversion kit

A'int really a conversion .You need a extra tank , a mounting platform , and a switchover regulator . Easy job , might need a drill motor and some screws . Can get at E-Trailer , Amazon , E-bay or any RV place .
wanderingbob 02/19/23 12:09pm Travel Trailers
RE: Anyone know what this cold water tube is for?

On my trailer those would be the low point drains . In the bottom of the sink cabinet on mine are two push/pull valves that will turn them open and closed !
wanderingbob 02/10/23 02:42pm Travel Trailers

Thanks for the reply , I gotta think for awhile before I spend the money ! My 2 current six volts are over 5 years old and we are gonna take a 4 month trip this summer . Replacing the 2 6 volts will cost near three hundred bucks , for 600 bucks I can get 4 times the usable power . Lithiums can go inside the crawl thru , I think ? I must talk to da boss , she has been telling me what to do for 51 years .
wanderingbob 02/09/23 02:42pm Tech Issues

Will this charge lithium with out me doing nuttin ? The manual sez it will but does not say if any mods required . While I got ya here , if I wanted 200 amps lithium would ya buy a 200 or 2 separate 100s ?
wanderingbob 02/09/23 09:20am Tech Issues

My 2014 Ram CTD will get 16 mpg at 60 mph pulling a 21 foot TT . Twice on the Natchez Trace at the 40 mph I got 24 and 25 MPH .Speed spends !
wanderingbob 12/31/22 09:51am Towing
RE: Pet Peeves in RV Parks

My biggest grouch is when checking in ,many times you will stand there while the owner reads you a list of 25 or 30 things that you can not do or must do ! I am usually in a hurry and have to pee and I ain't got no dogs or kids or outside speakers and no I do not want tickets to Disney or the Ryman Auditorium and I do not want to buy a time share . Get me loose so I can go potty !
wanderingbob 12/30/22 09:53am General RVing Issues
RE: Removing Sap

I was offended , I first thought that they were trying to remove me from this forum !
wanderingbob 12/20/22 02:07pm General RVing Issues
cell phone

On a Inland Passage cruise ship ride can I expect my Florida cell phone to work ?
wanderingbob 12/14/22 06:07am RVing in Canada and Alaska
not another solar question ??

As I pull several different trailers I am considering mounting one of those Renology 400 watt packages on my pickup topper instead of on the trailer . Where would you put the controller , in the truck topper or in the trailer near the batteries . The distance the wires would be routed would be less than 10 feet .Is this a stupid idea ?
wanderingbob 12/02/22 10:17am Tech Issues
RE: Alcohol Detection Systems in All New Vehicles

It is a recommendation , not a mandate !
wanderingbob 11/26/22 10:31am Around the Campfire
I am curious !

With the destruction in So. Florida are snowbirds going to go where ?
wanderingbob 11/11/22 05:52am Snowbirds
RE: TT keeps popping shore breaker

Never use a 16 ga ext cord for anything except to tie a small puppy !
wanderingbob 11/07/22 01:28pm Travel Trailers
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