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RE: How do I stay internet safe when travelling?

It doesn't matter whether it's happened or not. It's so freakin' rare it doesn't matter. But there's certainly a lot of fear about it. Kinda like 'I'm not buying 2 6v batteries because if one dies I'm sol'
2oldman 05/24/16 03:43pm Technology Corner
RE: Carlsbad caverns

You're workcampers? Carlsbad post
2oldman 05/24/16 03:22pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Rand McNally In-Dash GPS

Sorry can't help- no volume knob on ours- its all digitalOk, the volume control.. whatever it is.
2oldman 05/24/16 02:05pm Technology Corner
RE: RV Fridge / Household Fridge

If this is a hypothetical question, maybe google knows. Maybe you can understand what Mex just wrote. If it's about saving kilowatts, it's likely moot. IOW, the difference is likely tiny.
2oldman 05/24/16 11:44am Tech Issues
RE: Rand McNally In-Dash GPS

stupid question: does the volume knob also turn off the GPS? If so, does that mean you have to listen to the radio AND the gps? IF so, that's really weird.
2oldman 05/24/16 10:50am Technology Corner
RE: Adding Solar Charger

You can add a trickle charger anywhere in any 12v circuit. It all ends up back at the battery.
2oldman 05/24/16 10:47am Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV Fridge / Household Fridge

What kind of refers are we talking about?
2oldman 05/24/16 10:03am Tech Issues
RE: How do I stay internet safe when travelling?

If I lived my life according to what CAN happen, I'd probably never leave the house. OP is gone. Probably a troll watching this place explode.
2oldman 05/24/16 09:57am Technology Corner
RE: CampPark Resort in Niagara Falls

Actually it's Campark, but I can't find anything near Niagara posts.
2oldman 05/23/16 08:00pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: solar cells

Lots of variables. Let's begin with this: What kind (size) of batteries, with what kind of daily usage, and what is affordable?
2oldman 05/23/16 06:16pm Truck Campers
RE: I Think I Just Bought Way Too Much Battery

I'm just wondering how bad it will be if I'm only charging them at .0825CA instead of the .25CA that the PDF indicates as a "standard" charge. I don't know how to assess the consequences of that, or whether it's enough to prevent sulfation..Good question. I'm not in possession of that kind of knowledge, perhaps google or someone here is. It's my contention that keeping them as charged as possible without letting them sit, at say, 50% for too long is fine. I think the problem you will have (depending on usage) is that a 99% charge is going to take a long time at .08.
2oldman 05/23/16 06:15pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: I Think I Just Bought Way Too Much Battery

That's a whopping amount of battery, and a lot of weight for such a small rig. I don't think you'll sulfate them as long as they stay reasonably charged. My 640ahs of 12v AGMs can handle much more than my solar or charger can pump into them, but they're still fine. Just takes longer. My max charge rate is around 50v x 17a= 900w. You say 33a charging.. that means you have a 33x13 ~ 400w charger? That might be a bit thin. They will be awesome for boondocking.. until you have to recharge them!
2oldman 05/23/16 01:27pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Satellite dish aiming

I got rid of all of the all-thread stuff and replaced the hex nuts with wing nuts.tv4rv also sells a kit to modify the lnb arm to be hinged and folded to the dish. Very nice for getting in and out the door.
2oldman 05/23/16 11:29am Technology Corner
RE: Planning Solar Panels

What I meant was, is 400watts of solar worth all the trouble and money spent or will I barely get anything in return? 400w is usually pretty good for 2 batteries. of course it depends on your usage. Big inverters, running big appliances takes more. No, panel voltage don't have nothing to do with battery voltage.
2oldman 05/23/16 11:02am Tech Issues
RE: escapes in texas

Escapees, not escapes.
2oldman 05/23/16 09:22am Travel Trailers
RE: Suggestions for a Good Mosquito repellant?

wind. Put a fan on her.
2oldman 05/22/16 04:26pm Family Camping
RE: 12V

vote #3 for using a meter
2oldman 05/22/16 04:05pm Tech Issues
RE: Refigerator tempts

no. try parking with refer on shade side
2oldman 05/22/16 03:59pm Truck Campers
RE: Cutting Andersen Levelers.

up to first hole no didn't notice i quit using them after I broke 3
2oldman 05/22/16 03:57pm General RVing Issues
RE: Adding Fans to Norcold refers

Also, thanks for linking to my RV repair blog post! I added those fans as shown in that 2nd link to my old Dometic '94 refer a couple years ago.lol i didn't notice
2oldman 05/22/16 03:45pm Class A Motorhomes
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