Guide to Gear

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by Kristopher Bunker
August 5, 2015

  Tow vehicles and trailers come in all shapes and sizes, and it’s not always easy to match them with the right accessories. The following roster of tried-and-true RV equipment can help you outfit a new rig or update a seasoned one   One of the most popular, and fitting, mantras of shade-tree... Read more »

Spotlessly Clean

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by Chris Hemer
July 30, 2015

  Keeping an RV clean not only makes it look good, it helps the finish last longer. But depending on where you live, hard-water deposits can leave spots on the paint or gelcoat and windows that can be very difficult to remove. Now, you can prevent them from forming in the first place with a deionization... Read more »

Super Brute Strength

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by Chris Hemer
July 30, 2015

  Got a heavy trailer? The new Super Brute HSB5000R from Husky Towing Products is the company’s most powerful A-frame jack, with 5,000 pounds of capacity. Featuring a completely redesigned exterior housing, a screw jack design and the convenience of remote-control operation, this new jack offers... Read more »

Small Favors

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by Chris Hemer
July 29, 2015

  Keeping holding tanks clean and fresh smelling is easy with these effective products in petite packages   We all love to think about our next RV journey. Discovering new places, meeting friends, making memories that can last a lifetime. The one thing we don’t like to think about, however,... Read more »

Tent Amping

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by Chris Hemer
July 2, 2015

  Most of the time when we use portable generators, we’re camping in good weather. But have you ever thought about using it in driving rain or even snow? Odds are, your idea of protecting it under these conditions is putting it underneath the trailer, but this can allow poisonous carbon monoxide... Read more »

Watt’s Up

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by Chris Hemer
July 2, 2015

  Learning how to properly maintain a built-in or portable generator can save time, trouble and money   As a trailer owner, it probably took you only a few camping trips in the boonies to realize that your home on wheels wasn’t really designed for long-term camping without electrical hookups.... Read more »

Under Pressure

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
July 1, 2015

  Doran’s new 360RV monitoring system keeps a critical eye on tire inflation while on the road   Once upon a time, you could look at a tire and tell that it was running low on pressure. Those days are long gone. Radial construction, combined with stiffer sidewalls means that, by the time... Read more »

Pedal Power

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article by Bob Livingston
June 29, 2015

  Adventurer folding bicycles add a strong element of versatility to local transportation that’s fun, healthy and affordable   As an experienced bicyclist who has ridden a number of high-end road and mountain bikes, I find the idea of pedaling a folding bike somewhat less than invigorating.... Read more »

Liking the Viking

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June 2, 2015

  A propane cylinder is a propane cylinder, right? Until now, maybe — because Viking Cylinders has a whole new take on this ubiquitous RV component with its line of lightweight, translucent composite propane cylinders. Using advanced technology, Viking has created the lightest and safest propane... Read more »

King of Antennas

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June 2, 2015

  King has introduced two automatic satellite TV antennas for use with DISH and DirecTV satellite services. The second-generation King Tailgater for DISH (model VQ4500) and King Quest for DirecTV (model VQ4100) are designed for use as either portable or roof-mounted satellite systems. At just 8... Read more »

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