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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...
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10-Minute Tech: Cable Connections

After bending and snapping off several coaxial-cable core pins, I came up with an inexpensive and dual-purpose solution. When not in use, I coil...
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10-Minute Tech: Not Gone With the Wind

In our RV’s outside kitchen, we have a hanging roll of paper towels that would unroll in the wind. We fixed that by spending...
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10-Minute Tech: In a Good Light

After having my wife complain about the light shining in her eyes while she worked in the kitchen in our Keystone Bullet travel trailer,...

Instant RV Towel Racks

In RVs with limited towel racks in the kitchen and bathroom, there’s the potential for more if the drawers have pull handles. But standard...

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...

Pull the Pin

Travel trailer weight-distributing hitches, and some fifth-wheel hitches, use pull pins. These can be difficult to remove because you can get only one finger...
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Stabilize While Standing

My wife always puts down the stabilizer scissor jacks when we park. It has gotten harder for her to bend down and use the...
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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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10-Minute Tech: Fifth-Wheel-Hitch Cable Catcher

After getting the breakaway-switch cable caught in our fifth-wheel hitch and pulling the pin (and hearing of the same thing happening to other RVers),...
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Taming Your Dump Snake: Valterra Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier

RV sewer-hose storage that’s easy on the hose…and you Camping is fun, but one thing RVers agree on is that dumping the black- and gray-water...
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Nonlethal Self-Defense

PepperBall brings law-enforcement experience to RVers with its LifeLite launcher, designed to neutralize criminal aggressionPersonal protection is a subject that is constantly debated among...
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Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

Off-the-grid lessons learned from one family’s DIY solar installLast fall, our family embarked on a journey across the United States in our 30-foot Winnebago...