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California PSPS and fires

So we just experienced 5 days of no electric in our home due to power shutoffs in case of fire and at the same time another big fire that came within 30 miles of us.  We never used the generator before and hoped that it being 38 years old wouldn't be a problem.  It worked!  So thanks to our old motorhome we were ready if we had to evacuate and we suffered little with the power outage.  Thank you Onan!

Added by Steve Kaiser on November 2, 2019 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Noah works pretty good!

Well, we've taken the motorhome out twice now and only a few problems.  The first trip we had a squeeling belt so our speed was limited to about 52mph.  When we arrived in Anderson, Ca the fairgrounds only had 50A power or 20A power.  The 20A didn't like us adapting to 30A so we used two regular extension cords.  One went straight to the refrigerator and the other to a power strip in the motorhome.  It worked just fine!  Now we have a 50A to 30A adapter.  Then next trip my wife took it all…


Added by Steve Kaiser on May 22, 2019 at 10:27pm — No Comments

too much rain!

So we're going to take the motorhome out on its first real trip next week.  I fired it up thinking I'd go get the propane tank filled.  Since its such a beast when cold, I sat in the driveway for a good five minutes while it warmed up and quit running!  Apparently out of gas and the guage is apparently innacurate.  I put 2 gallons in and it fired right up. Great!  Now it doesn't want to go out the driveway.  Is it the tranny?  I got it backed up just enough to block the driveway…


Added by Steve Kaiser on March 9, 2019 at 7:01pm — No Comments



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