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 »

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 »

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 »

Firestone Air Command

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October 28, 2013

  Obtaining the correct rear suspension adjustment just got easier with the introduction of the Air Command Kit for Android from Firestone Industrial Products. The kit is intended to give users the ability to adjust air helper springs wirelessly using their Android smartphone as the remote control.... Read more »

Box Tops: Products Designed to Keep Your Truck Looking Good and Protect the Cargo

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by Kristopher Bunker
October 24, 2013

  When getting ready to hit the road, RVing is all about space. How much can I bring along? Where will it fit? And where can I store things like an AC generator or firewood that I don’t necessarily want inside the trailer? The answer to that one is simple: the bed of the pickup when used as a... Read more »

Essential RV Travel Resource

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October 7, 2013

  In RVing, timing is everything. So if you plan on hitting the road next year, pre-order your copy now of the 2014 Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory. This complete RV travel companion, with its comprehensive campground listings, RV-friendly travel routes, helpful maps and informative... Read more »

Proper Selection and Maintenance of Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors are Critical for Safe RV Living

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by Kristopher Bunker
October 7, 2013

  Apart from on-the-road hazards and in-camp mishaps, trailer owners need to be especially vigilant when dealing with two potential dangers: fire and carbon monoxide (CO). These dangers can be avoided with smoke and CO detectors. The units are relatively inexpensive and very easy to maintain.In... Read more »

Waxing Made Easy

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September 6, 2013

  Shurhold’s Dual Action Polisher uses an oscillating head to prevent damaging burns on painted surfaces and fiberglass Keeping the exterior of a trailer clean and waxed is a never-ending process. Many of us store our trailers outside, subjecting the exterior to harsh elements including dirt,... Read more »

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