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Recreational Vehicles and the Necessity of the Camco Gen-turi

The recreational vehicle forums are all reporting this morning that 5 adults in a travel trailer lost their lives this weekend in Clarksville, TN.  They apparently died from carbon monoxide poisoning due to generator in or near the travel trailer.  Authorities report the carbon monoxide fumes entered the RV through a small storage hatch that did not close properly.  It is unclear at this time whether the generator that caused the deaths belonged to the deceased or a nearby trailer.

Camco Gen-Turi installed on the Old Girl

I am a HUGE advocate of available preventive measures to lessen the chances of

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OCD Behavior in the Boondocks

Wednesday morning I woke up in my RV and the  gray light was just starting to seep in the windows. An insistent beeping had awakened me…  the Norcold refrigerator yet again!  WTF?  Deja Vu.  This sucked!  Shaking off the sleep, I  looked at the Trimetric and it showed 11.2 volts.  How could that be???  I had gone to bed the previous night with adequate ( I thought) amps banked in the batteries.  Obviously not!

Rain spatters the camera lens. The Old Girl at home in Calvert,TX as a new day starts.

I pulled on my Red Wings and went outside to

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Some days you’re the bug…

Some days you’re the windshield…

I was finally on my way,  just easing along, taking my time and being easy on the equipment.  I had 3 good sized towns to negotiate with my 53 foot rig and I was being super, super cautious.

Several trips across Hwy 190 between Jasper and College Station have resulted in a practiced routine.  I have my special pit stops.    I stop at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Store to buy cigarettes, next stop is Bubba’s just east of Huntsville.  Bubba’s is close to a job we did two years ago and was my beer store for that job.

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