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In Minnesota, Bruce Bernhart has been a camping and RV enthusiast since the mid-1980's

Bernhart's Basics on Onboard and Portable Generators

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Things to consider when using a portable generator:

How much power a generator can supply depends on wattage--the larger the wattage, the more equipment it can keep running. You must also remember that it takes more watts to power something up than it does to keep it running, so you either have to stagger the start time of your appliances, get a bigger generators or run certain things at certain times and turn them off to run others.  The smaller the generator, the easier it is to move around. However, many larger models come with wheel kits that make them just as mobile.  Some models must be manually started, and others come with an easy to use electric starter.  They come in sizes ranging from as small as 900 watts that could be used for camping, all the way up into the 17,000 and above range that could run quite a bit of your household. Portable generators run on anything from diesel, propane or gasoline.  Exhaust from a generator can produce poisonous carbon monoxide gases that can kill if concentrated in high enough levels. If using a generator, make sure to place in a well-ventilated area.  Other concerns involve the heat generated from the equipment and possible electrocution.  Avoid using a generator in damp areas, and if you must used it in rain, make a shelter to keep as much water away from it as possible (courtesy of

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Be sure to check out the other Bruce Bernhart RV Websites and Blogs:

Solar power for your RV

The care and feeding of your RV battery

The sport of "geocaching" and RV refrigeration basics

The basics of RV power inversion

RV travel tips and tire care

Advanced discussion on power inversion

Tips on buying a house battery and cold weather maintenance

RV Insurance basics

Buying the right generator for your RV and portable power

RV television reception options

Care and maintenance of the RV air conditioner

Top RV destinations

RV long-term supplies and weight considerations

RV Insurance- Road protection and bodily injury coverage

RV battery types and winter charging considerations

Deep cycle battery basics

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Also, be sure to check out the Bruce Bernhart Mandolin Websites:

Bruce Bernhart mandolin rock tabs

Bruce Bernhart mandolin lessons- common scales

Bruce Bernhart on buying and setting up your new mandolin

Bruce Bernhart mandolin lessons- tuning

Bruce Bernhart mandolin lessons- chord patterns

Bruce Bernhart on mandolin history and basic chord structures

Bruce Bernhart on string and saddle adjustment

Bruce Bernhart more tuning tips and whole/half steps

Bruce Bernhart on more chord patterns

Bruce Bernhart on the mandolin family

Bruce Bernhart on mandolin bluegrass chords and patterns

Bruce Bernhart on temperature considerations

Bruce Bernhart lessson on mandolin flats and sharps

Bruce Bernhart lesson on scales, circle of 5ths and meter

Bruce Bernhart on triads, gears

Bruce Bernhart mandolin chord diagrams

Bruce Bernhart on modern emergence of the mandolin

Bruce Bernhart on simple chords

Bruce Bernhart on whole and half-note steps on the mandolin

Bruce Bernhart mandolin practice excercises

Bruce Bernhart on playing waltzes

Bruce Bernhart on majors, minors and sevenths
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