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10-Minute Tech: Can It!

Before hooking up our trailer for a 10-day trip, I greased the trailer ball and weight-distributing hitch. I told everyone who would listen to...
Ladder Carrier

10-Minute Tech: Out-of-the-Way Ladder Storage

  I recently purchased a new travel trailer and needed a way to carry my 6-foot collapsible aluminum ladder (it folds down to 3½ x...
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10-Minute Tech: Low-Profile Bucket

  At first glance this looks like the typical Bucket Boss tool carrier. I have tried many toolboxes of various sizes and shapes and have...
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10-Minute Tech: Clank-Free Safety Chains

The safety chains on my Andersen fifth-wheel hitch attach from the pin adaptor to the gooseneck tie-downs in the truck bed and would clank...
Foam Protection in storage area

Everything in Its Place

We wanted to stop things from shifting around in the storage compartment of our RV. After looking at a number of things and throwing...
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RV Tip: Basic Battery Disconnect

Most travel trailers have the battery or batteries on a tray on the frame at the front of the RV, and there is no...
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10-Minute Tech: Fill ’Er Up

After having back surgery, I can no longer carry the 6-gallon water jug I previously used to add water to our RV’s freshwater tank...
Grease Shield

10-Minute Tech: Easy-Clean Backsplash

Cooking splashes and grease are hard to clean off, especially if the area around your RV’s stove is wallpapered. I created a relatively inexpensive...
Stabilizer Block

Chock It Up

    I went to my local Lowe’s and got a twisted/bent 4x6-inch piece of wood that was 16 feet long. In speaking with the...
spring-clip

No-Slip Awning

One time when we were camping, the side of our neighbor’s awning collapsed because the pin slipped on the arm. I offered the owner a...
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A happy camper demonstrates the Skreenz, vehicle screens for RVs

Staff Pick: Skreeenz Vehicle Screens

We love camping but don’t love biting bugs. To keep them out of our Class B motorhome, we ordered Skreenz, tough-as-nails mesh insect screens...
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Sponsored Content: Tamron’s Vibration Compensation Is Key to Performance of 18-400 Zoom

With its 22.2x zoom, versatile focal-length range, and maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.9, the Tamron 18-400 all-in-one ultra-telephoto zoom allows you to shoot everything...
The Micro-Air EasyStart system

Micro-Air EasyStart: This Is Cool!

Micro-Air’s EasyStart reduces the power requirement to start and run rooftop air conditioners A frustration that trailerists have been grappling with for decades is the...