At-a-Glance Battery Check

  We installed a DC voltmeter (purchased online for $5) into our RV’s stove hood. Carefully cut a hole (we used a Dremel) to...

Cheap Coverage

  I have a 19-foot travel trailer with an Ultra-Fab 3002 electric A-frame jack. To protect the electric motor, I use a thoroughly cleaned 182-...

Mind in the Gutter

  Need gutters for the sides of an RV? Home improvement stores usually carry fairly rigid vinyl/plastic J trim for capping edges of 5/8-inch or...

RV Clinic December 2015

Fifth-Wheel Towing with Gas Q: I have been towing my 2011 Pacific Coachworks Tango 256 RKS trailer with my 2003 Chevy 2500 HD with a...

RV Clinic: Sticky Aluminum Wheels

While attempting to rotate the tires on my 2009 Ford F-350 Lariat I found that three of the four OEM 20-inch aluminum wheels were...

10-Minute Tech: Leash Tender

With proper use of bungee cords, a little rope and a retractable dog leash, you can create a leash tender that hangs from your...

Water Pump Upgrade

Q: The water pump in my old Layton 28-foot travel trailer is a manual unit that comes on only when the water pump switch...
2012 Ram 1500 automatic transmission

Tranny Filter Tech

If you compare oil filter systems used in automatic transmissions from 50 years ago to present-day, you won’t see many changes until just the...

Keep Corner Cabinet Closed

  In our trailer, there’s a medicine cabinet with a mirror mounted above a sink and vanity in the bedroom. When towing the trailer, the...

Cozy Cocoon

  We bought two large matching sleeping bags and zipped them together to cover our RV's king-size bed. We also sewed the bottom end of...
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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...