Easy Air

The 2wayair kit for six tires comes standard with two small sections of protective polyethylene tubing, 40 feet of black 3/8-inch polyurethane manifold tubing, 15 feet of 1/4-inch black polyurethane tubing, 24 feet of yellow polyurethane “whip” tubing plus UV-rated mountable and standard nylon ties, and an assortment of push-to-connect and quick-disconnect fittings and patent-pending mountable Schrader valves.

article and photos by Chris Hemer
June 24, 2014

  The 2wayair system by Rock Smasher Engineering allows inflation or deflation of all tires simultaneously   If there’s one thing that all RVers can agree upon, it’s that checking and adjusting tire pressure on the tow vehicle and trailer is a pain in one’s backside. Without a doubt,... Read more »

TurboKooling

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June 6, 2014

If you have a small trailer that doesn’t justify the cost or added weight of a roof air-conditioning unit, TurboKool offers an evaporative cooling system (commonly called a swamp cooler) that runs on 12-volt DC power. According to the company, the TurboKool draws as little as 4.6 amps on the high setting,... Read more »

A Bright Idea

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June 6, 2014

  Cabin Bright has introduced a line of LED lighting products designed to replace existing 12-volt DC fluorescent tubes without harming the fixture wiring. In addition to brighter light, LEDs have a lower current draw, and the company says the installation takes roughly five to 10 minutes using... Read more »

Room to Spread Out

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by B. Packwood
June 6, 2014

  The Avalanche 360RB is loaded with family-friendly features, and Keystone has made simplified towing a big consideration   The Avalanche 360RB bunkhouse is not only loaded with family-friendly features, Keystone has made simplified towing a big consideration. For easier hitching and smoother... Read more »

Aftermarket Air Intakes and Low-Restriction Filters

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by Ken Freund
June 4, 2014

  More power out of thin air. It’s something we’d all like to have — right after a personal money tree. But it is possible to increase horsepower with aftermarket air intakes and filters.   To fully understand how this all works, first we need to look at some background information. Atmospheric... Read more »

Newfoundland’s Viking Trail

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by Kate Convissor
June 4, 2014

  Walk in the footsteps of Leif Eriksson on an unforgettable trip from Gros Morne National Park to the tip of the Great Northern Peninsula   Looking for adventure? Want to explore a less-traveled road? Love combining unique and beautiful landscapes with authentic local cultures? How about Newfoundland?... Read more »

Luxury Carbon Travel Trailer

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June 4, 2014

  Global Caravan Technologies (GCT), a luxury RV and specialty vehicle innovator based in Speedway, Indiana, released photos of its prototype CR-1 Carbon 35-foot double-slide travel trailer. The CR-1 is GCT’s first floorplan, and the company claims the trailer is SUV towable with a weight of 6,500... Read more »

Rockwood Roo Hybrid Travel Trailer

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June 4, 2014

  Rockwood, a division of Forest River, has been in the business of providing outdoor fun for RVers for more than 35 years. For camping enthusiasts looking to transition from a traditional tent to an RV, Rockwood offers the Roo, an expandable travel trailer, also known as a hybrid, that offers full... Read more »

High-Viz End Cap

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May 30, 2014

  I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard about RVs losing bumper end caps. I’ve come up with a solution that also makes it easier to see the rear bumper. I took two red driveway reflectors, cut them short and installed them close to the bumper so they spear through the end cap. They... Read more »

Easy-Access Storage

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May 30, 2014

  Here is a tip for combating compartment storage problems. Using garage-door tracks and hardware, you can make a guide and use rollers attached to the sides of the compartment. The drawer slides in and out of the compartment so you can get a clear view of everything. I made one end shorter so that... Read more »

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