RV Clinic April 2015

Where to Level? Q: We recently purchased a 2015 Forest River Sierra fifth-wheel that has the kitchen in the rear. My understanding is that...

Idling Inquiry

Q: Something I’ve not seen in your column: Idling. Back when I was a kid (and there was a war going on) I remember...

Get a Handle on Leveling

  To save time when setting up our trailer, I cut a 2-foot-long 6x6-inch piece of wood into 12-inch sections to make leveling blocks. I...

Easy-Clean Backsplash

  Cooking splashes and grease are hard to clean off, especially if the area around your RV’s stove is wallpapered. I created a relatively inexpensive...
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10-Minute Tech: Not Gone With the Wind

In our RV’s outside kitchen, we have a hanging roll of paper towels that would unroll in the wind. We fixed that by spending...

RV Tech Q&A: Slideout Roof Sealant

What do you recommend to seal an RV’s slideout roof? Does this need to be done, and, if so, can you use the same...

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...

Travel Trailer Hitch Considerations

Q I purchased a new 28-foot Surveyor travel trailer by Forest River that has a claimed dry weight of 4,400 pounds and a hitch...
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Fifth-wheel Handrail

To improve the accessibility of the four exterior steps of our fifth-wheel, I formed a handrail out of 6-foot pieces of 7/8-inch aluminum tubing...

Instant Hose Heater

When you have to install a fitting (coupling or outlet adapter) to the end of a flexible sewer hose, it can be difficult. In...
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Upgrade Your RV’s TV

Furrion’s 50-inch LED takes movie night to new heights. Watching TV in your trailer has become a true theater-like experience. Furrion’s new 50-inch UHD TV...
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Andersen Camper Leveler

Throw away the boards. The Camper Leveler from Andersen Hitches is an innovative leveler-and-chock set that provides precise leveling of any RV trailer or...
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Aftermarket Candy Store: Practical Accessories for Pickup Trucks

Personalizing a tow vehicle with a bed cover, running boards, bicycle rack and dash protector is practical and fun Accessorizing a truck is a common...