After the gasket has been applied all the way around the frame you will have to cut the gasket. It is better to cut it slightly long and then trim it shorter as needed. Make sure there is no gap in the seal or this can become an opening for moisture and air to enter the RV.

Drippy Dodge Again

I had a leak that was hard to detect in my Dodge. After much searching, it ended up being the thermostat-housing gasket. Since it...

Magnetic Oven-Door Fix

  After many years of use, the oven door on our SunnyBrook 27FKS’s Wedgewood Vision stove no longer closed tightly, allowing heat to escape when...

Older RV Purchase

Q. My family has been tent camping, graduating to trailers, and would like to try our hand at a small motorhome. Economics dictate a...

Roof Fan Replacement

Q: My 2007 Springdale 26-foot travel trailer has a Comfort Air Platinum exhaust fan mounted in the bedroom ceiling. This unit has been flaky...

Vehicle Temperature Guidelines

Q. I have a 2002 Ford F-250 V-10 gas SuperCab truck with an automatic transmission. Because I tow a heavy fifth-wheel trailer up long...

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...

Less-Stress Closet Latch

  Over the years, a few of the plastic latches on my RV’s sliding closet doors have broken. Universal replacement latches vary somewhat in the...

Cure for Kamikaze Spice Bottles

  After going through many spice racks and bottles, and cleaning up scattered spices after the bottles fell off the sliding pantry shelves, my wife...

Out-of-the-Way Ladder Storage

  I recently purchased a new travel trailer and needed a way to carry my 6-foot collapsible aluminum ladder (it folds down to 3½ x...

Fool the Kid

I have a child who likes to pull drawers open. I fixed the problem by mounting hook-and-loop fasteners to the backside of each drawer...
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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...