Scissor Jack

Get a Handle on Leveling

  To save time when setting up our trailer, I cut a 2-foot-long 6x6-inch piece of wood into 12-inch sections to make leveling blocks. I...
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10-Minute Tech: Indoor-Outdoor Table

Our RV has a two-legged indoor dining table, and rather than bringing along a second table for outdoor use, I converted it so we...
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DIY Duct Covers

After living in our fifth-wheel for a while, we noticed a lot of debris accumulating in the floor ducts. We wanted an easier way...
Shelf Protective Molding

Cabinet Items Stay Put

When we’re traveling, items in our RV’s cabinets tend to slide around. More often than not, these items end up at the cabinet doors,...
Grab Bar

Hang-Tight Shower Bar

Lowe’s stocks 1- x 4-inch and 1- x 6-inch PVC lumber, which makes me a very happy camper. My first project was building a...
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Birds Flew the Coop

  Ever since becoming the owner of a fifth-wheel trailer, I have had to contend with birds building nests in the kingpin box. I first...
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Easy-View Bubble Level

After attaching a stick-on bubble level to my fifth-wheel, I found it was too high to see in my truck’s mirror. To solve this...
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If the Shoe Fits, Hang It

After seeing various tips in 10-Minute Tech on how to store shoes in an RV so you aren’t tripping over them, I came up...
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Easy Find for Saw Blades

  I carry an assortment of tools (as do many of us) designed to support my RV travel. Everything’s stashed in that toolbox, from socket...
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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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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...