Category: RV Safety & Maintenance

Your RV Refrigerator Part 2 – LP Gas Operation

By Paul Unmack, PE-CSE, ME #116483 In my September/October article, I discussed how the cooling unit on your Dometic- or Norcold-type refrigerator works. I gave the example of the Hallstatt salt mines in Austria using water pipe lines to transport salt from the mines to the transportation depot. A distillation

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Your RV Refrigerator

By Paul Unmack, PE-CSE, ME #116483 Your RV gas/electric refrigerator is one of the great RV mysteries. It’s a device that somehow makes cold from either propane or electricity. No longer are we tied to an AC outlet to keep our food and drink fresh, allowing us great flexibility in

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RV Life

How Coach-Net Saved Our Dodge and Kept Us Sane on the Road

You know you’ve earned your full-time RVing merit badge when you can consistently maintain a sense of humor when things go wrong. This lifestyle can look like one awesome, ongoing dream but even with several years and thousands of miles of full-timing under your belt, tough times happen. How you

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RV Safety & Maintenance

Staying High and Dry: How to Recaulk Your RV

What’s the number one scariest threat to many RVers? It’s not driving a massive coach down tiny roads. It’s not backing up a fifth wheel trailer into a tough spot. It’s not even dumping the black tank (which really isn’t so bad). Water damage is way scarier. It might not

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