The house batteries in my trailer did not want to hold a charge anymore. I replaced them with new batteries and I thought that would do the trick. It did seem to make things better, for a while at least. A month later and the lights in the RV were dimming again. These batteries are brand new so I knew that I must have another problem. I got out my multimeter and started troubleshooting. I checked the batteries with the cables removed. I had low voltage across the batteries. Next, …

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We happened to be window shopping when we ran across a store that sold Purple mattresses. We have heard a lot of good things about these mattresses and thought we’d give it a try. While talking to the store manager about the Purple mattress, he asked about mattresses we have owned in the past. I looked around the store and noticed that he sold Denver mattresses as well here, so I answered we have a Denver mattress at home. We actually did. We liked the Denver mattress in the beginning …

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Keep it cool! After we finished deciding on the model of Fifth Wheel that we wanted to purchase, we had to decide on what type of refrigerator to get with it. I had done some research in advance to help us decide which way to go. Should we get a residential refrigerator or go with the common 2-way/3-way RV type refrigerator? Lately, residential refrigerators have become quite popular. The manufacturers¬†like installing them because they cost less and are easier to install. Customers like them because¬†they are …bigger? OK, well they …

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