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RE: Frig not keeping temp

Parking has consistently been very level, both during the day, at night and in storage. The freezer seems to freeze things, although not rock hard. It makes sense about the blockage and I'll look into that. Thank you!
Mar-d-mar 08/10/14 02:59pm General RVing Issues
RE: Frig not keeping temp

Thanks. I'll check for dust on the coils and won't use the batts.
Mar-d-mar 08/10/14 01:17pm General RVing Issues
Frig not keeping temp

I have a Pleasure Way van, 2001. I'm on the road working and the last two days, the frig is really struggling. Before the trip, I had it plugged into AC at my house , and it made it to 29 degrees overnight. Overnight temp was in the 60's. During the day, it's parked in a parking lot, 90 degrees on propane. I wasn't really surprised that it didn't keep cool, but then at the campground overnight, again on AC it didn't recover, showing in the 60's in the frig in the morning. The overnight temp was humid and in the 70's. We even had some cooling rain. So the question is, is it just that it takes a long time to recover or does it sound like I have a problem? In the mean time, I do have two new house batteries, do you think that might give me a better result during the day in the parking lot versus the propane? Thanks for any help you can provide! Mar
Mar-d-mar 08/10/14 12:57pm General RVing Issues
RE: Renting an RV in Banff?

Wow, thanks everybody!!! 96Brigadier, I would greatly appreciate your advice on the best landscape spots. We are re-thinking Waterton, and will probably just stick to Banff and Jasper. I will definitely get the books you suggested. I have a few reserved from the library as well. If you would prefer to send me a direct message so we don't go off topic, feel free. chezmjm@gmail.com
Mar-d-mar 03/04/14 11:16am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Renting an RV in Banff?

Thanks Trevor! Already ordered and on it's way. Harvard, Thanks for the advice. I've had no troubles to date. I always pay photographer fees if I have to, and avoid those places where the fees are unreasonable. It's the first visit to Canada with 6 months to research the regulations. I appreciate the heads up!
Mar-d-mar 03/03/14 04:57pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Renting an RV in Banff?

96Brigadier, We were wishing for an RV in Alaska because we were driving to Seward, Homer, Denali, Whittier etc, and each night having to drive all the way back to Anchorage to sleep. The first day we saw the RVs, we realized we could just go from place to place and not need to go 'back' anywhere. In Banff, we were thinking the same thing. I am a professional photographer, so I get up before dawn and stay out after sunset to get the best animal shots. Having our bed on location would just make it easier. Having never been there, I just don't know about the limitations. Alaska had so many pull-outs, and the rv's just stopped and slept anywhere. We are planning to go north to Jasper and south to Waterton. We have 9 days total. Thanks for your input!
Mar-d-mar 03/03/14 02:12pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
Renting an RV in Banff?

After visiting Alaska last year and wishing we had rented an RV, we didn't want to make the same potential mistake in Banff. So a few questions... Does anyone have experience renting there? Can you just pull over and sleep like Alaska, or must you find an official campsite? Do the national parks have showers available? Any preference on company? I wish we could drive our own up from Missouri, but we just don't have enough days, so we are going to fly then rent one their if it will work. Thanks for any tips you care to provide! Mar
Mar-d-mar 03/02/14 06:50pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
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