Cool, Mister Cool

With the heat of summer upon us, I wanted to share a simple cooling solution we use on our toy hauler’s rear-ramp deck. We...
Dump Valve

No-Stick Drain Valves

  Even with regular use of expensive drain-valve lubricants that are poured in tanks, I’ve struggled for years to operate sticky dump valves. Removing and...
Shower

10-Minute Tech: Best of Both Showerheads

I like the convenience of a fixed showerhead as well as a portable handheld sprayer, so I modified the handheld one in our RV....
Funnel Electrical

Keep Water Out

I prefer to use a power-cord connector with an angle head to take stress off the connector, but wet weather was a concern. I...
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No-Slip Jack

  I have heard horror stories of people jacking up their trailer to fix a flat or other repair, and the jack slips from under...
Fishing Rod Storage

10-Minute Tech: Hooked on Fishing

We have enjoyed camping for 20-plus years. Since we also like to fish, we carry fishing rods in our RV’s outside storage compartment, but...
Ladder with gloves illustration

Hands Down, Best Paint Protector

  I came up with a great way to protect my RV’s finish from ladder damage. I was replacing the awning on my camper and...
Clorox Bottle

Cheap Coverage

  I have a 19-foot travel trailer with an Ultra-Fab 3002 electric A-frame jack. To protect the electric motor, I use a thoroughly cleaned 182-...
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Tidy Storage Compartments

  We tend to collect a lot of small items that lie around on the floor of our RV’s outside storage compartments, so I came...
Teardrop Bag

Power Cord Cache

  Every inch of a teardrop trailer is valuable real estate. I did not want to carry power cords in the tow vehicle, and the...
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Products

Pedego bike and Airstream trailer

Staff Pick: Pedego Electric Bikes

Staff Pick: I tried out a bright-green Latch bike at the Santa Barbara, California, Pedego store, and it zipped easily to the top of...
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Bugg Banner: A Real Cover-Up

Hanging a Bugg Banner keeps most of the insects off the fifth-wheel front cap and dramatically reduces cleaning time. As a fly fisherman, I have...
The LCD screen displays voltage and amperage, monitored continuously. Lights below the screen guide the user when conditions are safe.

Power Tool: Surge Guard Surge Protector

Surge Guard’s latest portable device is a hedge against damage caused by faulty 120-volt AC hookups and natural influences Plugging into 120-volt AC power at...