Up and Away

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by Chris Hemer
January 1, 2014

  Safety chains that drag are not only annoying, they can become weakened over time and can catch on rocks, roots, etc., when driving off pavement. The Chain-Up from Fastway Towing Products is a simple solution that keeps the chains out of harm’s way. Simply slip the Chain-Up over the hitch ball,... Read more »

Conventional Cottage

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by Larry Walton
December 31, 2013

  An Efficient Floorplan Makes the Lightweight Forest River Salem T23FBS a Practical Getaway for Couples   As a long-time woodworking enthusiast, I find my favorite tools are well built and do one thing really well. The same is true of the Salem T23FBS by Forest River. It’s simple, straightforward... Read more »

Unique Trailers

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by Bob Ashley
December 31, 2013

  Fun and Very Lightweight, These Unusual Trailers are Easy to Store and Still Protect You from the Elements.   Recreational vehicles come in all shapes and sizes. The evidence is the number of travel trailers and pop-up-type towables and automotive tents that are unique to their particular... Read more »

Lance Camper 1172

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by Donya Carlson
December 30, 2013

  This Well-Recognized Builder Offers its Biggest Camper with Two Slides and Plenty of Room for Adventures Off the Beaten Path  Lance Camper will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015 and over the course of those five decades, the company has become a recognized leader in the manufacturing... Read more »

2015 Chevrolet Colorado

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by Ken Freund
December 8, 2013

  General Motors has unveiled the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, which will offer midsize truck capabilities for folks who don’t need a full-size pickup truck, but want class-leading power, payload and trailer tow ratings. Forward collision alert and lane departure warnings will be segment firsts.An... Read more »

RV Comfort Systems Electric Element Can Lower Heating Costs

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
December 8, 2013

  Running a typical forced-air furnace on LP-gas is becoming a more expensive proposition, obviously because propane has skyrocketed in price. Many owners who camp with hookups will use portable electric heaters (or heat pumps, if so equipped) to offset some of these costs, as long as the outside... Read more »

Truck Campers

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by Bob Ashley
December 3, 2013

  Have the freedom to roam off the beaten path and camp wherever your sense of adventure takes you   You may not see as many truck campers in RV parks as you do traditional travel trailers and fifth-wheels, but these RVs that you load onto the back of a pickup are popular among tens of thousands... Read more »

Vampliers!

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December 3, 2013

  RVs are often short on storage space, so it makes sense to purchase tools with multiple uses, like Vampliers from Vampire Professional Tools International. Sure, they look like ordinary pliers, but Vampliers incorporate a unique, patented design that makes them capable of extracting the toughest... Read more »

SalVinCo’s Comet

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December 3, 2013

  A bright, beautiful downlight adds distinction to the interior of any RV. SalVinCo offers its Comet ceiling lights in both surface and recess-mounted versions, and they’re now equipped with energy-efficient LED bulbs that the company claims produce 20 percent more brightness at a greatly reduced... Read more »

Clearing the Air

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by Bob Livingston
December 3, 2013

  Australian tea-tree-oil-based Kanberra Gel is a natural way to control mold, mildew and bacteria — and associated bad odors   After a while, RVs tend to take on an unpleasant odor that can affect the joy of living on the road. Natural odors from wood, carpet, upholstery, cooking and bedding... Read more »

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