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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-20-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 929
Posted By Libero
Think you might mean Hydrometer that measures...

Think you might mean Hydrometer that measures specific gravity. A hygrometer measures moisture content. Usually used to check soil for water content.

Likely a typo or a product of an errand spell...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 12-16-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Libero
Generator Running but no House Power

Of course checking all breakers is the 1st place one would check, but your ATS might be faulty, (ATS = Automatic Transfer Switch)
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-02-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,300
Posted By Libero
Yes get a good RV deep cycle battery. AGM or...

Yes get a good RV deep cycle battery. AGM or Iithium if your charger will work on those batteries. If your furnace fan runs a lot it will not last 3 days. Your pump, LED lights and DC required for...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-02-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By Libero
Jim I don't have any experience in...

Jim

I don't have any experience in converting a generator from gasoline to propane on any of the many RVs (motorhomes) I have owned. Something I would never do. In fact I would not want to run...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-31-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Libero
It looks like your converter is not charging. ...

It looks like your converter is not charging. Check breakers/switches and then measure converter input. Which should be the line voltage that is not likely 110v. It is likely closer to 120vac. Then...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-05-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,707
Posted By Libero
I would think most RVers would agree that we...

I would think most RVers would agree that we should never discharge contaminants in a location that could negatively impact others.

Someone mentioned a Macerator. I totally agree.

Having a...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-01-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Libero
If you have a bad power source connection the PC...

If you have a bad power source connection the PC may be reverting to battery mode and dim, but if you only get 10min on your battery it is either toast or there is something wrong with the charging...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-27-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By Libero
Ok for TV - current draw would be low on an LED...

Ok for TV - current draw would be low on an LED and less on a OLED.

Suggest you get a kill-a-watt meter to check current drain on your appliances or a loop ammeter.

I suspect your TV is less...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Libero
When you put external AC power to your MH the ATS...

When you put external AC power to your MH the ATS (Automatic Transfer Switch) is activated. You normally hear a click when that engages Your converter/inverter also has a transfer switch. When...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-10-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,863
Posted By Libero
My License plates have Veteran spelled on them....

My License plates have Veteran spelled on them. You can only get these by proving you are a veteran.

After 30 years service I would say I deserve the recognition and I like to recognize other...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-04-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Libero
Indeed you are safe. The circuit breaker will...

Indeed you are safe. The circuit breaker will trip if you exceed 30A.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-08-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,413
Posted By Libero
Leisure Van Owner

In the answer to the Initial Post, Yes, We could all benefit by having an LTV forum.

I have owned a Leisure Van Libero for 10 years and love it. Downsized from a 40'DP and would not go back to a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-04-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Libero
Re connections post. Agree the best place to...

Re connections post. Agree the best place to start the investigation is to disconnect power and inspect and tighten all connections. This applies to electrical connections & mounting assembly. If...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-02-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,319
Posted By Libero
I think the responses indicate that most RV'ers...

I think the responses indicate that most RV'ers travel with the propane turned on. Hardly ever shut my Propane Tank down except where required: such as refuelling the Propane Tank or when required on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-01-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Libero
Happy travels. Others have provided sound...

Happy travels.

Others have provided sound advice re repair manuals and such and there is a wealth of info on YouTube, but I recomend that you not only get "How-To" material, I suggest that you get...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-23-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,752
Posted By Libero
Have not been on this site for a couple of years,...

Have not been on this site for a couple of years, but I was intrigued by the responses to this survey - more people based on this survey would not get tested vs those who would. Hmmm just musing.
...
Forum: Full-Timers 09-27-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By Libero
Like the options provided on that site. I have...

Like the options provided on that site. I have Type 2 diabetes and a couple of alergies. DW is on warfarin & a heart condition medical people should be aware of.

We currently have a clunky dumb...
Forum: Full-Timers 09-27-2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By Libero
Our respective GP's (DW & I) plus our dentist & ...

Our respective GP's (DW & I) plus our dentist & the Vet's office for our dog, converted 100% to electronic document record keeping many years ago. We receive electronic copies of mostly...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-16-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By Libero
what3words - Fantastic Idea and Implementation

Have not been on IRV2 for awhile but I thought I would check-in to see who might be using "what3words" for Navigation or finding friends or locations based on the 3 words you were given. Yes you can...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-05-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By Libero
An overload should not trip a GFCI breaker.

An overload should not trip a GFCI breaker.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-28-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By Libero
Works great. Have had other Brake systems that...

Works great. Have had other Brake systems that work fine also but the ready brake is simple and works fine. I have a Blue Ox bar so I need the Ready Brake extension, but if I had nothing, I would...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-25-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,775
Posted By Libero
I presume your water lines are not frozen or...

I presume your water lines are not frozen or plugged so to isolate an electrical problem source I would put a voltmeter across the input power lines to your pump, to determine if the fault is...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-23-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,413
Posted By Libero
As others have implied. Some (perhaps most) RV...

As others have implied. Some (perhaps most) RV chargers and even golf cart chargers require sufficient voltage to activate the safety relay that opens the charging circuit. If an extremely low...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 01-21-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,152
Posted By Libero
Access via Android App is back

Access via Android App is back
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-17-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,192
Posted By Libero
Have owned many RV's including DP's. Have seen...

Have owned many RV's including DP's. Have seen DP's with a door in behind the Nav seat - pic of the Newmar is an example. Many times when I had the DP's I wished I had a door where I did not have to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By Libero
Sold my 01 in 2005 when I bought a 40' Dynasty -...

Sold my 01 in 2005 when I bought a 40' Dynasty - it looks like the boost relay in the pic. Had minor problems with the 40' Diplomat LE. But did have to replace the exhaust manifold gasket. I kept...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-09-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By Libero
RV Wizard nailed it. Many (perhaps most)...

RV Wizard nailed it. Many (perhaps most) Voltmeters measure RMS (Root Means Squared) voltage based on a pure sine wave at designed frequency ranges. Some measure average voltage. The difference in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-08-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By Libero
I once owned a 01 Diplomat. It did not have any...

I once owned a 01 Diplomat. It did not have any type of "BIRD" (Bi-directional Isolution Relay) system. Meaning: The alternator did not charge the battery, nor did the charger provide DC to the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-02-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,764
Posted By Libero
As Twinboat said: Something is very wrong - there...

As Twinboat said: Something is very wrong - there should be a Transfer switch in your inverter that essentially takes the inverter component out of the circuit when AC power is supplied so there...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-02-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,764
Posted By Libero
Los, Great all is well, that was my 1st thought...

Los, Great all is well, that was my 1st thought and the second one was the transfer switch. For future reference - the inverter breaker suggestion is a good place to start if only "some" AC plugs...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-01-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,764
Posted By Libero
Did you check the breaker right on the Gen...

Did you check the breaker right on the Gen assembly?

Is your transfer switch engaged for Gen connection? Good luck.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-03-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Libero
As noted in another post. Get the Allstays App -...

As noted in another post. Get the Allstays App - yes there are a few Walmart locations that do not allow overnight parking, mostly this is because of local ordinances. I have found Allstars & RV...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,104
Posted By Libero
Sorry Tony - not the point I was making :...

Sorry Tony - not the point I was making : Insurance companies charge more based on financial risk or exposure. They see Mexico as a higher financial exposure. AKA "RISK"
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-29-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,468
Posted By Libero
Current caused the switch to melt. And if your...

Current caused the switch to melt. And if your pin was gone (missing), your brakes should have been on unless ther was some other electrical problem such as a short to ground prior to the brake...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-29-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By Libero
While slow charge is better indeed for battery...

While slow charge is better indeed for battery longevity, it is quite normal to have the alternator charge batteries at higher rates as required based on voltage levels, (which of course controls...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,104
Posted By Libero
Good article on Mexico RV travel here: ...

Good article on Mexico RV travel here:

https://www.mexicorvforums.com/border.php
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,104
Posted By Libero
My RV insurance policy is not valid in Mexico....

My RV insurance policy is not valid in Mexico. Need a special endorsement and more $$ if I want to add Mexico. Is it just possible the insurance company sees this as a higher risk? Hmm
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-29-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By Libero
Ditto re Dutch Star Don's post. I have run...

Ditto re Dutch Star Don's post.

I have run the house batteries down in cold weather in my gas B+ and I found it better to run the engine when noise was a concern. It not only charged the batteries...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-15-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,035
Posted By Libero
Have been Rving since the early 60's, had my...

Have been Rving since the early 60's, had my share of stinky slinkies, with a few mishaps, have used a macerator for about 10 years - first with a portable unit and now with a fixed unit. Will never...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-06-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,031
Posted By Libero
When we had our larger A's, (40' DP's) we never...

When we had our larger A's, (40' DP's) we never went anywhere without a Toad, but since we now have a 25' B+ we often do not take a toad. It is so much easier to travel without the toad from a...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 10-05-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,588
Posted By Libero
Thanks for the Post. It has been my experience of...

Thanks for the Post. It has been my experience of more than 55 years of RVing and frequently crossing the US/Canada border, and most of the time it is uneventful but we have had US customs people...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-27-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,560
Posted By Libero
Agree with all who said GET A TOAD BRAKING SYSTEM...

Agree with all who said GET A TOAD BRAKING SYSTEM oops that is shouting and glad you are going that route.

I have had several braking systems. MG, Brake Master, Brake Buddy (was a real PITA for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-27-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By Libero
As I understand your situation. You do not have...

As I understand your situation. You do not have 12V present at the generator starter when you push the start button. Is this correct?

You also do not have a 12v supply to your disk player and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Libero
Hey partner Sorry about the typo on the name -...

Hey partner Sorry about the typo on the name - working on a phone app is not always the best way to read and most certainly not the best platform for typing. Anyway it looks like we got way off...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-25-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Libero
FlyingDriver Please note I stated a 10/100...

FlyingDriver

Please note I stated a 10/100 base T router which I interpreted the OP to have since he did not wish to replace it and perhaps being a legacy product. (Perhaps this was a false...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-25-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Libero
Do you realize you will get much higher speed...

Do you realize you will get much higher speed with an N or AC wireless router than you will with a 10/100base t wired connection. What is the name & model of your current router? Not many people...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-25-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By Libero
Have you measured the voltage on the house...

Have you measured the voltage on the house batteries, I know you said "charged all batteries" but did you?

When you say the "Gen won't start" - and there is no current going to the generator -...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 09-23-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Libero
Alaskabev Would you share the manufactures...

Alaskabev

Would you share the manufactures name and model number for your inverter with us. We could determine if it has an internal "transfer switch". In units that auto sense and select the...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 09-22-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Libero
Alaskabev Is your dedicated TV inverter auto...

Alaskabev

Is your dedicated TV inverter auto sensing? Meaning, when AC power is present, it will draw power from the AC source and not your battery by activating a relay. (This would likely be an...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 09-21-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,444
Posted By Libero
99% of the time I log on with one of my android...

99% of the time I log on with one of my android devices. No ads & no problems. it is slick.
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