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Not On the Schedule

I am not one of those guys that has a problem being flexible – most of the time.  Miss Kathy probably has a different opinion.   I do like looking forward to a hot shower and an hour or so of downtime at the end of a long shift.

Yesterday afternoon was no different.  A dreary, chilly rainy day was drawing to a close.  Gusty winds had skewed the DISH dish around and I spent the better part of an hour getting it lined back up correctly.  Got that accomplished in between the rain bands but I was still chilled to the

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You Just Gotta Hang In There........

You know how many picnic areas there are coming up from San Angelo

Digging yet more tools out of the Suburban for attempted generator repair

to North Texas?  I got a pretty good idea anyhow  because I stopped at most of ’em as we wound our way back to the jobsite Monday afternoon.  Up through Ballinger and Clyde; Breckenridge and Graham, I welcomed the respite compared to the mind numbing sameness of some of that West Texas interstate.

It was damned hot and we had no AC in the Old Girl without the generator.  The dash air and 2 12v fans in

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Air Conditioners Running Hard....

18 days straight of temps over 100 degrees and it finally broke a little bit today — the official temp was 97 degrees.

Texas Heat Wave

Not a record by any means but by God, it has been plenty hot for me. Luckily, I sorta got ahead of the curve at the first of the Summer and installed an everyday window air conditioning unit in the Old Girl to augment the cooling capacity.

You see, a 30 amp coach only gives you the capability of running one rooftop AC unit at a time. You can run BOTH air conditioners

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Sweltering in the Crushing Texas Heat

Well, this is a different scenario for me but life is full of challenges, right? Every jobsite that I have parked the Old Girl at over the past 3 years has either had 50 amp service or no service. I modified the 30 amp service common on older RVs so I could run BOTH air conditioning units on 50 amp service. On the older 30 amp recreational vehicles you cannot run both AC units on shore power. The generators are configured with two electrical circuits. One 30 amp to supply the onboard RV power and

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