Hey! I'm Ross, "The RV Engineer!"

RVs can be a little scary, can’t they?

You’re handed the keys after a hurried 15-minute walk-through. Now you’re in charge of a factory-built home on wheels that experiences a hurricane and an earthquake every time you drive through a rainstorm.

As a designer and RV engineer, I get your frustration. My industry isn’t necessarily known for award-winning customer service, now is it?

This blog contains industry-insider information about how RVs work. Get your info straight from the horse’s mouth – er, or mine, anyway. You have a friend on the “inside” now!

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Recent Posts

inside of a 12V rv air conditioner

Yup, 12V RV Air Conditioners Are a Thing

Almost all RV air conditioners run off 120-volt AC electricity, which is what most campers call “shore power” or “grid power.” And as many RV owners learn to their dismay, you need to be plugged

Can Batteries Be Safely Installed Inside an RV?

Can batteries be installed inside an RV? No, lead-acid batteries cannot be installed inside an RV without being inside an approved battery box vented to the outside. Yes, lithium batteries can be installed inside an

Cool RV Gear

At "Ross Recomends," I talk about some of the cool RV gear I think you should have. #1 on the list - a surge protector!

Discount Clubs

If you like saving money as much as I do, check out my top RV discount clubs and membership groups. Don't pay full price for camping any more!

Featured Partner

This month's featured partner: SkyRoam! If you're hunting for unlimited WiFi on the road, SkyRoam is hands-down my favorite choice.

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