A standard 240-volt circuit (sometimes referred to as 220 volt) is wired with twin 120-volt hot wires and a ground, using the second hot wire in place of a neutral wire. When you're installing a new 240-volt circuit in a travel trailer, there are two main issues. First, you will need to determine if
A battery for your RV can be a significant investment. Proper maintenance and storage can protect that investment. A basic understanding of battery function and maintenance can help you make the best choices for storing your RV battery. Take into consideration your climate and storage options.
The Scranton, Pennsylvania, area is home to the Electric Trolley Museumorange street car trolley milan, itlay image by Charlie Rosenberg from Fotolia.comThe Scranton, Pennsylvania, area is home to attractions like the Harry Houdini Museum, the Electric City Trolley Museum and the...
Road trips can be fun in a motor home, whether it's just a day's excursion to a ballgame or an entire weekend of fun and relaxation. For smaller excursions and parties, about two people, consider buying a smaller, Class B motor home.
If you have a Suzuki Boulevard C50 motorcycle, finding a saddlebag to fit it should be no problem at all. There are dozens of saddlebags out there that fit this type of motorcycle, so you'll have your choice depending on style, size and price. The simplest and most convenient way to install saddleba
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) televisions are considered the perfect entertainment partner for recreational vehicles (RV). Because of their slim designs and the guarantee to take up as little space as possible, they would fit perfectly in the case of RV Travel Trailers where maximization of space is
Water tanks are part of a recreational vehicle's plumbing system. The fresh-water tank isolates fresh drinking and bathing water from the grey tank used for shower and sink drainage and the black tank used for the sewage process. Attachments and fixtures on the tanks at times need to be replaced or
Escalon, California, located north of Modesto, doesn't offer RV camping within city limits. A number of quality options exist within 30 miles of Escalon, providing a variety of options and amenities.
RVs have awnings for shade and extra room. The awnings stop us from getting wet, and some can be tilted so the rain can run off. They extend out from the body by means of arms and springs. Over time, your awning will start to deteriorate and need replacing. When you start repairing it, it could be e
Restoring a pop-up camper trailer requires hard work. Most of the materials required are available at a local home improvement center or RV center. Fabric stores are a reliable source for clear vinyl fabric used in some pop-up camper trailer windows. Allow for a weekend or two to completely restore
Almost any pickup truck, van, SUV or passenger car can be used as a tow vehicle. However, the vehicle must be appropriate for the size, weight and type of trailer that you wish to tow. Your manufacturer's guide and owner's manual can provide information regarding the capabilities of your vehicle for
Taking a family vacation in a travel trailer is 37 percent less expensive than a car/hotel vacation, according to a study by P.K. Consulting (see Resource 1), which is good news when you want to sell a travel trailer. The lower cost makes travel trailers a popular vacation choice, which means you ca
A fifth wheel trailer hitch is mounted in the bed of a flatbed pickup truck, instead of at the usual ball hitch mounting location at the rear of the vehicle. This hitch configuration allows vehicles to tow heavier loads, such as livestock trailers or recreational vehicles (RV's). These hitches also
Exploring the country in a travel trailer is a popular mode of vacationing. Whether you purchase or rent your camper, the success of your trip partially depends on what you choose to take along. The trick is to find the balance between having most of the comforts of home while not overloading your s
So, the vintage floral pattern in your travel trailer is not your style? While thousands of people put their travel trailers to good use each year, not all of them are happy with the decor. Fortunately, there are ways to make your trailer's interior more reflective of your personal style.
The camper shell, sometimes called truck topper, is one of the most often seen truck accessory products on the market. Suitable for both recreational and business use, it turns any pickup truck into a more versatile vehicle. You can use the topped pickup for work or to haul groceries and then take t
West Yellowstone is best known as the western entrance to Yellowstone National Park. This area is the main place for camping and lodging and is located in the center of the Upper and Lower Loop of the park. West Yellowstone is located in Montana, and is the closest town to the "South Loop" and onl
RV camping is fun and exciting.rv, image by Greg Pickens from Fotolia.comMiami is a city that is located on the southeastern most tip of Florida, in Dade County. Its is the fourth largest city in America, and has significant international importance. The area sees an enormous amount of...
Without maintenance, Dometic RV refrigerators will not last as long as they should and will break down often. Dometic refrigerators are a popular model in RVs, and can run off of gas or electricity if the gas doesn't work. There are a few ways you can troubleshoot the gas ignition on a Dometic refri
RV sites are a short drive from Creswell.rv,motorcoach image by Greg Pickens from Fotolia.comCreswell is a small town in west-central Oregon. Known as “The Friendly City,” Creswell balances farm life with close ties to metropolitan areas. Though this Willamette Valley town...