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Drain the Strain

When hooked up to the city water, the hose was always in the way of the valves and controls in the utility compartment. It...

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...

Stabilizer Stability

Q: We recently bought a used 2011 Keystone Montana 35-foot fifth-wheel. Our question is about stabilizing the trailer. After we lower the front feet...

Hitch Receiver Wear and Tear

Q: I have a hitch problem and I have talked to the manufacturer of the hitch but they were unable to help me resolve...

Demco Glide Ride Upgrade

Replacing a worn kingpin assembly strengthens the truck-and-fifth-wheel connection and improves towing stability   We keep our one-ton diesel truck and 36-foot fifth-wheel trailer in top...

Watt’s Up

  Learning how to properly maintain a built-in or portable generator can save time, trouble and money   As a trailer owner, it probably took you only...

RV Clinic: RV Salvage

We recently did some damage to our Cougar fifth-wheel trailer and need to replace a slide fascia. Because of the shape and size, shipping...

10-Minute Tech: Leave a Light On

Here's a simple porch light project for neighborly campers that costs around $35 and breaks down for transport. It's only plastic, but that's part of...

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...

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...
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RV Bug Stop: Bug-Free RV

Problems with pets climbing out through the screen-door-handle access slide and mosquitoes and other insects flying or creeping in can be solved by installing...
« One Key to Rule Them All Locks are a fact of life for RVers, but that can lead to confusion finding the right key for the lock at hand and frustration when that key is lost. Bolt Lock has come up with a straightforward solution with its series of one-key-fits-all locks.

Key to Success: Bolt One-Key Locks

Bolt’s lineup of one-key-fits-all security locks does away with clunky keychains They say good fences make good neighbors. If that axiom is true, it could...

Roadmaster Quick Foot: Best Foot Forward

Roadmaster’s Quick Foot is a big improvement over wooden blocks and an ideal replacement for worn-out, damaged or hard-to-use A-frame-jack extensions. Simply slide the...