10-Minute Tech: More Shower Volume, Less Pressure

If you are dissatisfied with the low volume of water flow in your RV due to the restriction in the water regulator (1/4-inch opening), try using...

Travel Trailer Hitch Weight

Q: I have read in past issues of Trailer Life that hitch weight should be 10 to 12 percent or more of the trailer’s...

Everything in its Place

  My tip is to use broom-handle-type holders and mount them inside one of the exterior compartment doors. This way, all my electrical adapters are...

Is Your RV Ready?

  A Thorough Checkup Will Help Ensure Trouble-Free Days During the Upcoming Spring Travel Season   The onset of spring, with its warmer days, beckons RVers to...

Bearing Down: Repacking Wheel Bearings

Greasing wheel bearings isn’t the most enjoyable way to spend your free time. However, this messy maintenance saves you from bigger bills later. Over time,...
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...

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...

10-Minute Tech: Soggy Shirt Sleeves

When washing down an RV with a long-handled brush, water runs down the pole, past your hands and ultimately drips from your elbows. To...
Seeing overhanging eaves

Seeing Overhanging Eaves

If you store your RV alongside your house, you know that the overhanging eaves can be difficult to see using the side mirrors; they...

Designer Table

  Here in the Pacific Northwest it rains more than in a lot of places! When it’s raining while we’re camping, my wife really enjoys...
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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...