Bobbin Spool

Sturdy Spool for RV Shades

  One of the pet peeves I have with our RV’s day/night shades is the plastic piece that holds the cords tight and is held...

Safe Driving

Safe Driving Brought to you by Trailer Life magazine According to State Farm Insurance, drivers can help themselves and others to arrive at destinations safely by...
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Interior Lights Dimming

  Q: Our 2012 Keystone Cougar High Country 321RES had the problem of lights going bright, then dim. We tried installing a new battery in the trailer,...
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RV Q&A: Extra Fuel Payload

Q: I had a Class A motorhome with a 75-gallon gas tank. Now I tow a trailer with a truck that has a 25-gallon gas...
RV Clinic Experts Ken Freund and Jeff Johnston

Truck Sag

Q: I tow a 35-foot Open Range fifth-wheel with a 2011 Ford F-250 four-door crew cab powered by a 6.7L diesel. When I hook...
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RV Tech Q&A: February 2018

Tow-Rig Tire Pressure My “Tire Pressures Being Equal?” question was answered in the November 2017 RV Clinic. I must have written you the wrong info....
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RV Smart: Bumper Saver

Over the past 40 years, I have hitched up boat and travel trailers of all sizes hundreds of times — and damaged a few...
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Patch Things Up: Tear-Aid Kits

A damaged awning can be an expensive fix, as even a small tear can lead to a complete replacement if left unchecked. Tear-Aid patches...
Canberra Gel

Clearing the Air

  Australian tea-tree-oil-based Kanberra Gel is a natural way to control mold, mildew and bacteria — and associated bad odors   After a while, RVs tend to...
MaxxFan Deluxe Install

MaxxFan Deluxe Improves Trailer Venting

Hanging out in a musty trailer is almost like being locked in a porta-potty at the county fair. Ordinary bathroom vents help release some stenchy...
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Products

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Staff Pick: Luci Lights

Luci’s line of solar lights adds sparkle to any campsite. From the original Inflatable Solar Light ($19.95) to the new Solar String Lights ($35,...
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Sponsored Content: Travel Light with Tamron 18-400mm All-in-One Zoom

Having just visited Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and Devils Tower National Parks, I was excited to finally get to Mount Rushmore. The plan was...
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Staff Pick: Adjustable Platform Step

The convenience of a perfectly level campsite with a patio pad can’t be overstated, but RV spots aren’t always on the level, particularly for...