Bearing maintenance and lift

We have a 2007 Keystone Montana with Dexter E-Z Lube axles that have approximately 40,000 miles on them. They’re greased with high-quality lubricant and...

Interior Lights Dimming

  Q: Our 2012 Keystone Cougar High Country 321RES had the problem of lights going bright, then dim. We tried installing a new battery in the trailer,...
Leveling blocks

Leveling Blocks

Most of us level our trailers from side to side by driving on plastic or wood blocks. I found that 2-by-12-inch planks, cut to...

The Nature of Boondocking

Boondocking is in our blood. Like the want of two full lungs of untamed air, a nose brimming with the smell of fresh wilderness,...

Trailer Trouble-Code Tribulations

Q. The "check engine soon" light comes on when I'm towing my KZ fifth-wheel trailer. I have a 2001 GMC 2500HD 4WD with a...

10-Minute Tech: Build A Stop

The drawers in our trailer had poor stops, so we made our own. Make a wood stop that’s a little smaller than an Oreo...

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,...

No-Fuss Hitch Grease

  No matter how careful I was, I always made a mess when I greased the hitch ball. I came up with an idea that...

Towing A Motorcycle Behind A Trailer

Q: I have a 2010 Surveyor Eco-Lite 26-foot travel trailer that I tow with a 2006 Dodge 2500 powered by the 5.7L Hemi. I...

Traveling With Pets

Travel with a pet definitely makes a difference in a full-time RVer's lifestyle. There's no monumental reason not to take a pet with you...
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Products

Carefree of Colorado’s Awning Extend’r can be installed on manual or electric awnings. When staked down, the straps not only support the extension canopy but also help stabilize the existing patio awning from the wind.

Made for Shade: Carefree Awning Extend’r

Carefree’s easy-to-install fabric Awning Extend’r can nearly double canopy coverage In one way or another, RVers seem to be in a constant battle against the...

Solar Charged: Victron System from AM Solar

Keeping batteries charged while dry camping can be a challenge unless an AC generator is powered up. A smart alternative is a Victron Complete...

Pump Up the Volume: Flow Max Water Pump

Larger RVs sometimes have issues with good water pressure in fixtures farthest away from the freshwater tank and pump. Duraself’s 12-volt DC Flow Max...