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    For many RVers, there may be times that you will choose to camp without any hookups for water, electric, and sewer. Also known as “boondocking”, this type of RVing is known as dry camping and is legal as long as you are staying in a designated dispersed camping area. If you prefer dry camping in… Read more »

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  • Comparing Old and New Distribution Centers-007975f_T3205u_c
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    Every RV unit has a distribution panel, which is what routes electrical power throughout the unit and includes most of the unit’s circuit breakers and fuses. The RV distribution panel can supply both 120-volt power and 12-volt battery power. Older RV distribution panel models have the distribution center and converter all in one single unit…. Read more »

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  • 12 Volt Distribution Center Overview-007976f_T3206u_c
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    The typical RV will be equipped with a 30-amp RV distribution panel that has 120 volts coming into the unit. Power comes in into the RV distribution panel via the power cord or “shoreline” cord from an outside electrical supply or onboard generator. The 120-volt AC appliances are protected by residential style circuit breakers. The… Read more »

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  • 50 amp Service Overview-007981f_T3211u_c
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    It is important to have a full understanding of how different RV electrical systems operate, including the different outside electrical sources available at campgrounds. With the installation of more residential appliances, RV electrical systems need power to keep everything running smoothly. 50-amp power cords may be needed to meet the demand of RV electrical systems… Read more »

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  • Service Center Overview Trailer 007929f_T3159u_c
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    A 5th wheel has its RV service center on the driver side, non-curb side, of the unit. This is where you can connect your unit up to city water, disconnect the house batteries, and fill your unit’s fresh water tanks. The RV service center has a city water connection that you can attach a hose… Read more »

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