Hung Out to Dry

As an active outdoorsman and RVer, I often need a place to hang clothes or rain gear to dry. Since our RV does not...

The ABCs of LPG: Understanding LP-Gas and Propane Systems in RVs

  A refresher course on LP-gas systems, from DOT cylinders and ASME tanks to OPD valves and TW stamps   In the RV world, LP-gas is a...

RV Basics: Safe Towing

  With a little know-how, pulling a travel trailer or fifth-wheel can be a stress-free experience Towing a travel trailer or fifth-wheel is a skill that...

Crank It Up… and Down

Here’s my work-around for a troublesome manual crank to raise and lower the screw-type scissor jacks on my trailer. I bought a reasonably priced...

Cylinder Swap Made Easy

  If your RV has dual LP-gas cylinders, you know how difficult it is to remove and replace them when the regulator keeps falling. You...

Understanding and Maintaining Your RV’s Batteries

RV batteries were once considered an option primarily for off-grid camping. With the increasing complexity of RV electrical systems, batteries have become a necessity. Understanding...

RV Tire Basics

  Understanding the basics can help avoid costly blowouts and lead to safer travels Tires on tow vehicles or trailers run the gamut from passenger-car types...

Synthetic Lubrication

Q: My 2009 Toyota Tundra has the 5.7L V-8 and a six-speed automatic with the towing package. I am going to have the automatic...

RV Clinic: Tilting Slideouts

I have been reading your column for a while and appreciate the time you guys take to give people the right answers to their...

The Truth About Engine Air Filtration

The basic job of an engine air filter is to supply the cleanest possible air with the least airflow restriction. Air filters don’t stay...
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Meals on Wheels

No table? No problem. RVers can turn any of the tires on their trailer or tow vehicle into an impromptu place to serve meals,...

Grill Thriller

Grilling is more than what sears on the grate — it’s a lifestyle for many RV enthusiasts who love to share time around the...
The A-frame design of the Recon hitch is relatively lightweight but has the ability to handle fifth-wheels up to 21,000 pounds.

Recon Mission

Demco’s lightweight fifth-wheel hitch is compact and easy to handle yet capable of towing up to 21,000 pounds For those choosing to wander with a...