Flow Down


by Chris Hemer
March 2, 2015

The Flow Down adjustable RV drain-support system from Lippert Components keeps the sewer hose off the ground and adjusts to nearly any slope, preventing backups. The legs of each section can be adjusted by using the plastic knobs, or they can be inverted so the knobs can be used as sturdy platforms in... Read more »

Top Story


by Chris Hemer
March 2, 2015

  For a fraction of the cost of a new hardware assembly, do-it-yourselfers can replace their RV’s slide-topper fabric themselves   The humble slide-topper awning is the unsung hero of our RVing experiences. Just think of all the work they do: They keep the sun off the slideout roofs, which... Read more »

More Gear Space


by Chris Hemer
February 5, 2015

  Sometimes, no matter how carefully you pack, there’s just not enough room for everything. If you can relate, then the GearSpace 34 from Let’s Go Aero might be exactly what you need. This aerodynamic carrier was designed to provide 34 cubic feet of enclosed, secure storage space to transport... Read more »

The Big Fridge


by Chris Hemer
February 5, 2015

  RV refrigerators are very convenient for the mobile lifestyle, but sometimes they’re just not big enough for a family of hungry RVers. Norcold has come to the rescue with its enormous 18-cubic-foot PolarMax RV refrigerator (part number 2118). Looking to all the world like a stainless-steel residential... Read more »

Finding Quick Foot


By Kevin Livingston
February 3, 2015

  A new A-frame jack extension provides height adjustability and additional stability without the use of wood blocks   The A-frame is equipped with either a manual or electric jack to move the front of a travel trailer up and down to hitch or unhitch and level. While these jacks are simple... Read more »

One Smart Plug


by Chris Hemer
December 30, 2014

  SmartPlug RV cordsets include a patented straight-blade pin-and-clip system that eliminates overheating at the RV’s inlet connection. The SmartPlug pin-and-clip system provides approximately 20 times the metal-to-metal surface contact to efficiently transfer electricity, which makes this RV... Read more »

Shin Savior


by Chris Hemer
December 30, 2014

  It’s happened to just about all of us. You’re walking around your tow rig and bang! — your shin crashes into the ball mount. RVers employ a lot of home remedies to prevent this from happening, and Gator Guards recently came out with a simple product to help. The Hitch Guard is a full-coverage,... Read more »

Hang-Tight Shower Bar


December 28, 2014

Lowe’s stocks 1- x 4-inch and 1- x 6-inch PVC lumber, which makes me a very happy camper. My first project was building a mount for a full-size grab bar in my trailer’s shower. I bolted the bar to the PVC board with 1/4- x 3/4-inch stainless-steel bolts, countersinking the back of the board 3/4-... Read more »

Cozy Cocoon


December 28, 2014

  We bought two large matching sleeping bags and zipped them together to cover our RV’s king-size bed. We also sewed the bottom end of two double-size sheets together, which serves as a liner. This cozy sleeping arrangement keeps drafts out and keeps us warm without having to run the furnace at... Read more »

Holiday Helpers


by Kevin Livingston
December 1, 2014

  ‘Tis the Season to Find the Right Gifts for RV Enthusiasts   Ah, yes, we’ve reached the end of yet another year, which means it’s time to celebrate the holiday season. That’s right, ’tis the season for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah or whatever festive event lifts you into the... Read more »

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