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The Temperatures Drop in SE Texas

Friday was a raw day outside. The high temp of the day was suppoosed to be 34 degrees and the wind was ripping out of the north at a steady 10-15mph.  I took advantage of the frozen ground to get out and do some prep work for the upcoming cold temperatures before the sun turned it all to mud again.  I had several things to get done on both the recreational vehicle (aka Old Girl aka Fish Bus) and the equipment on site.

First order of business was to fire up all the diesels and let them run for awhile.  Most

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Winter Heating for Your Recreational Vehicle

Fulltimers don’t winterize so I am going to tell you how I cope with moderate winter weather here in Texas. Heating your recreational vehicle economically and efficiently can be a challenge. The RV furnace is a noisy propane hog and most full time RV residents do not rely on it as a primary source of heat. The onboard RV furnace can also be a bit temperamental at times. It utilizes a sail switch which makes sure the fan is running full speed before it allows propane to flow to the furnace. A low battery, a defective switch, dirt dauber nests and a variety of other things can contribute to problems with the RV furnace. If you are boondocking during winter months, the battery drain of your recreational vehicle furnace can deplete a battery bank quickly. Some full timers rely on electric heaters and some use auxiliary propane heaters like a Buddy Heater. Some lucky ones with high end coaches have hot water heating systems like an Aqua

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