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,...

Tire Protection

Q: I have a travel trailer that is parked under a metal RV carport. The ground under the trailer is gravel. I have big...
Water Filter Holder

Make a Stand

  I made a simple stand to hold the filter I use for the water entering the RV using some scrap 2x4-inch lumber and PVC...
Get a Handle on the Fan Crank

10-Minute Tech: Get a Handle on the Fan Crank

  My wife and I are too short to reach the fan crank handle on the overhead vents in our Jayco trailer without standing on...
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10-Minute Tech: In a Good Light

After having my wife complain about the light shining in her eyes while she worked in the kitchen in our Keystone Bullet travel trailer,...
Shower

10-Minute Tech: Best of Both Showerheads

I like the convenience of a fixed showerhead as well as a portable handheld sprayer, so I modified the handheld one in our RV....
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Flip Your Furniture: Thomas Payne Collection from Lippert Components

  Lippert’s new line of RV furniture makes replacing worn, uncomfortable living-room seating easy and practical Take a look on TV or the Internet, and it’s...
Drawer Latch

Drawer Latch

We have two drawers in our travel trailer that acted as a battering ram on the cabinet door that conceals them while traveling on winding...
RV How Tos: Portable Vise

10-Minute Tech: Never Without a Vise

I made a bracket on which to mount a swivel vise. The bracket is made with 2-inch square tubing and fits in a standard...

Adjustable RV Water Filling Unit

A standard freshwater tank filler, which is made out of a water hose connector and plastic tubing, would not stay in the my cabover...
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Products

Pedego bike and Airstream trailer

Staff Pick: Pedego Electric Bikes

Staff Pick: I tried out a bright-green Latch bike at the Santa Barbara, California, Pedego store, and it zipped easily to the top of...
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Bugg Banner: A Real Cover-Up

Hanging a Bugg Banner keeps most of the insects off the fifth-wheel front cap and dramatically reduces cleaning time. As a fly fisherman, I have...
The LCD screen displays voltage and amperage, monitored continuously. Lights below the screen guide the user when conditions are safe.

Power Tool: Surge Guard Surge Protector

Surge Guard’s latest portable device is a hedge against damage caused by faulty 120-volt AC hookups and natural influences Plugging into 120-volt AC power at...