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...
Cutting the Battery Mat

The Battery Mat: Battery Acid Absorber

Recently, a friend was working on his batteries neatly mounted in an exterior compartment. He was proud of his system: multiple 8Ds positioned systematically...

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...
Progressive Dynamics offers a lower section replacement/upgrade converter with a built-in Charge Wizard that constantly manages the RV’s batteries.

Power Up

  Converters are designed to provide 12-volt DC current and charge batteries — but not all are created equal   Power converters fall into the category of...

Driveline Overhaul

  Proper Maintenance, Long Before Components Are Worn Out, Will Keep the Wheels Turning   It seems like everything is getting bigger these days. Trailers and fifth-wheels...

Cut the Mustard … Bottle

  I found out that I can’t pour water into the side of my camper when I tried to sanitize the freshwater holding tank. After...

Medicine Cabinet Guard

  Tired of everything falling out of our trailer’s bathroom medicine cabinet every time we moved, I made a simple solution. I purchased a 4-foot-long...

10-Minute Tech: Instant Tub

Here’s a tip on what to do if the toddler-aged grandkids are coming to camp for a couple of weeks. Many times kids that...

RV Clinic July 2015

Towing in Reverse Q: I have a 2005 Dodge Ram 3500 longbed 4x4 with a 5.9-liter diesel engine, a 48RE automatic transmission and single rear...

Ford Fails to Downshift

Q: We have a 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty with a 6.4L diesel and automatic transmission, purchased new. This problem only happens on rare...
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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...