Wind It Up

  As I get older, the 50-amp electrical cord gets heavier, and with the cold weather, it also gets harder to coil. Using a piece...
medicine cabinet

RV Medicine Cabinet: A Cool, Dry Place

I have a simple solution to keep stuff in the medicine cabinet when on the road. I bought small plastic containers that fit onto...

RV Battery Converter Solution

This letter concerns “Converter Conundrum” in your February column. My Magnetek 6300A Model 6345 with battery charger was boiling the batteries dry. I was...
Portable Solar Light

Portable Solar Light

Individual solar-lamp assemblies are available at many hardware stores and home centers. They make nice light sources while camping. And in order to be...
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...
2012 Ram 1500 automatic transmission

Tranny Filter Tech

If you compare oil filter systems used in automatic transmissions from 50 years ago to present-day, you won’t see many changes until just the...

Waste Master

  There’s no denying that emptying the holding tanks can be a dirty job, but Lippert Components is trying to give this task a cleaner...

Patriot Slider Install

  B&W’s manual sliding fifth-wheel hitch makes it possible to tow with a shortbed truck and installs on standard rails Pulling a fifth-wheel trailer with a...

RV Clinic: Slide Lubrication

We have a 2003 Cougar fifth-wheel trailer with a 12-foot slideout. Some of my friends have said that the slide needs regular lubrication. Others...

Break the Ice

  Getting an RV ready for winter travel will take the frost off the windows, holding tanks and plumbing fixtures The temperature has dropped dramatically, flakes...
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Products

The SmartTote2 LX portable waste tank comes ready to go right out of the box. For storage, the extendable handle folds underneath. The hose and fittings are secured neatly under cover in the PermaStore cabinet.

Dump Station to Go: Thetford SmartTote2 LX and Tote Storage System

Employing a portable tank eliminates the need to break camp while staying in parks without sewer hookups Taking a rig to an RV park...

GrubStick: Campfire Cooking on a Stick

For those who love cooking over an open fire with family and friends, the GrubStick Master Kit takes that simple pleasure to a new...

Big-Rig Tires: Boar Wheel Rancher

A leading supplier of wheels for heavy-duty towing, Boar Wheel Company has recently reengineered its entry-level Rancher steel wheel for use on fifth-wheels and...