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To be Idling or Not to be Idling?

I went out to work on the Airstream in storage the other week. I typically pull the batteries during winter storage, but I didn’t this time because we were gonna take a quick winter trip (that didn’t pan out).  Actually, to be completely honest, I didn’t bother pulling the batts because I don’t get any more longevity out of them…

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“Gas Buddy” Challenge

Back from another successful, delightful vacation to Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and St. George Island State Park.  (See my earlier SGI post here) ‘Gas Buddy’ is a great website (and iPhone app) that gives you best pricing on fuel along your route, based on your range (and minimum gas tank level preference). GB promised a $950.79 fuel bill, if we…

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Fuel Economy

Rig: 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 4×4 8.1L (496ci) 3.73:1 differential 31′ Airstream Classic Limited Slide-out Hensley Arrow 1400/14000 17,400 combined weight   Interestingly, when I remove the gas average of 13 and 10.9, because those numbers reflect (for the most part) an ‘unhitched’ ratio (while at Bryce Canyon), I get an overall MPG of 8.1 Total gas expenditure was $2,043.82…

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