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iBall Hitch-Camera works best on tailgate of truck when hitching travel trailers, but can be mounted on any metal surface that attracts a magnet. Camera housing is protected from the elements, including water.

Your Third Eye

  The iBall Wireless Trailer Hitch Camera Takes the Stress out of Hooking Up a Trailer Unassisted   A plethora of products have been developed over the...
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Taming the Mountains

  BD Diesel’s Variable Vane Exhaust Brake grants truck owners much more control when descending grades while towing a heavy trailer Pulling a 16,000-pound-plus trailer...

RV Clinic: Dim Travel Trailer Lights

Why do my lights on my travel trailer go so dim? The more lights I have on the dimmer it gets. But if I...
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One Tote Over Align

Unless you’ve been living in a cave somewhere with no news coming in, you know that interest rates on new and used RV loans...

Roof Fan Replacement

Q: My 2007 Springdale 26-foot travel trailer has a Comfort Air Platinum exhaust fan mounted in the bedroom ceiling. This unit has been flaky...
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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Glasses and Cups Stay Put

With the often-close quarters in a travel trailer, knocking a glass off a shelf or table is always a concern. I used the dimensions...
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RV Installation: King Quest Portable Satellite Antenna

King’s Quest antenna and rooftop mounting kit improve the odds of capturing elusive signals while solving storage dilemmas A television in an RV is about...

Hook Up with Ease

This illustration shows a handy device I made from “junk” to make it easy to hook up to my trailer. The mirror is attached to...

10-Minute Tech: Light It Up

We and our friends have fallen in love with simple, battery-operated, push-top lights for use in our RV and at the campsite. They have...
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Products

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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...