Power Breaking: BD Diesel’s Variable-Vane Brake Controller

A heavy trailer places a great deal of stress on any tow vehicle’s brakes. Towing large trailers in mountainous regions, along twisting, diving highways...
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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...

Water Heater Failure

Q: We have a 2009 Fleetwood Formula toy hauler with a 10-gallon Atwood gas-only water heater. Last year during a trip we noticed water...
RV Entry Steps

RV Entry Steps

In order to eliminate slipping on our entry steps, and also to trap dust and mud, I designed simple removable step pads that are...

Sun Visor Extension

If you’re plagued by glaring sun that comes through the part of the windshield that is not covered by the sun visors, you can...
Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Proper Selection and Maintenance of Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors are Critical for Safe...

  Apart from on-the-road hazards and in-camp mishaps, trailer owners need to be especially vigilant when dealing with two potential dangers: fire and carbon monoxide...

RV Clinic: Bouncing Fifth-Wheel

When towing my 2005 Flagstaff 8528 RLSS fifth-wheel trailer, I get an awful lot of bounce in the rear end. Any information you can...

SURV Roundup: Jayco Octane ZX

Jayco Octane ZX T24Z Notable Features: Towable by half-ton pickups/SUVs, wide-body construction, high-intensity ramp and door lighting, moto-style graphics, Manchester oak cabinetry, AC generator...
Bucket of Grease

No-Fuss Hitch Grease

No matter how careful I was, I always made a mess when I greased the hitch ball. I came up with an idea that...

RV Tech Q&A: May 2019

Tire-Temperature Monitoring I’d like to know your thoughts on the ability of the tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) to correctly read a tire’s temperature. I have...
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Forest River No Boundaries with awning extended and rooftop tent deployed.

Give It a Nest: No Boundaries Rooftop Tent

An optional rooftop tent adds to the adventure on Forest River’s lightweight No Boundaries travel trailer, also known as the NoBo.  The adventure-trailer market is...
Dometic RMD 10 refrigerator opens from the left or right.

Dometic RMD 10: A Cool Add to Your RV

Dometic’s new-generation RMD 10 series refrigerator is now available to consumers. Previously available only at the manufacturer level, the popular RMD 10 RV refrigerator-freezer...
Walking past the Coway Airmega 400s

Cleaner Air for Your Home and RV: Coway Airmega 400S

We tested the Wi-Fi-enabled Coway Airmega 400S in a house and an RV, and it performed better than other higher priced air purifiers. We all...