Archive for September, 2012

Get Ready for Tailgating!

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Tailgating can be a rewarding experience for many sports enthusiasts and their families. While tailgating can be a lot of fun, it can be difficult to prepare for an outdoor sports event or a tailgating session. The following guide provides simple tips and tricks on how to tailgate in a conversion van.

When looking to tailgate, it’s important to make sure that one has access to the right supplies. This includes a portable grill, radio, television, food, drinks and games. In addition, it’s a good idea to have a variety of seating options available for friends and family members.

Some types of vehicles, like conversion vans, may have a built-in generator for powering appliances and other electronic devices. However, most vehicles don’t have a separate generator for powering electronics. While the alternator in a vehicle can be used as a temporary source of electricity, it’s not a good idea to leave a vehicle engine running for several hours at a time.

Fortunately, there are many portable generators that can be used when one is tailgating. When choosing a portable generator, it’s a good idea to find one that will provide at least 50 percent more power than one thinks that he or she will need. In many cases, appliances will require a surge of electricity when they are first turned on. If a generator is operating at full capacity, it may not be able to provide this peak power necessary to turn on an appliance or other electronic product.

In addition, it’s a good idea to choose a portable electric generator that is as quiet as possible. While a loud generator may not be a problem in a work environment or in a rural area, a loud generator can quickly become a headache for many individuals, their families and other people tailgating nearby. In some cases, using a generator that creates excessive amounts of noise may result in an individual being ticketed for noise pollution. To avoid these types of issues, it’s a good idea to choose a generator that is as quiet as possible. In many cases, it’s possible to buy a generator that has a muffler on the exhaust. This can be a great way to cut down on noise pollution.

It’s also a good idea to invest in a canopy to protect oneself and one’s family from rain. In addition, a canopy can be a great way to get out of the heat of the sun. Since some tailgating events can last for several hours, it’s a good idea to have access to a shaded area.

In addition, it’s a good idea to bring games to play while tailgating. For example, games like lawn darts, horse shoes, beer pong and other social games can be a great source of entertainment for tailgating events. With these types of games, it’s possible to become the life of a tailgating event. However, it’s important to remember that one should not drink and drive at any time.

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