Keeping in Touch

Hitting the road full-time in an RV does not mean losing contact with loved ones and friends any more than moving to a new...

Tire Wear

Q: I have a couple of questions relating to the type, style and brand of tires that would be recommended for our pickup truck....

RV Clinic: Battery Upgrades

We purchased a new Cougar fifth-wheel trailer last summer. The trailer came with one standard 12-volt battery to run the DC side of the...

RV Q&A: High-Wind Trailer Tipping

  Q: There is a lot of information out there about wind speed and the effects while towing a travel trailer or fifth-wheel, but I could...

Hitch Receiver Wear and Tear

Q: I have a hitch problem and I have talked to the manufacturer of the hitch but they were unable to help me resolve...

Hot Tire Pressure

Q: I live in the desert Southwest and pull a 39-foot Grand Junction fifth-wheel. It is not uncommon for us to experience noon temperatures...

Dry-Battery Blues

Q. We own a 25-foot 2000 Coachmen Catalina Lite trailer and leave it hooked to a shore line to keep the batteries charged. For...

RV Clinic: Winterizing Woes

I have a 34-foot Jayco Designer that works great except for the water system. I am not a big fan of the new control...

Sealing Caulk Failure

Q: We opened our Forest River travel trailer after it had been covered all winter and everything looked fine. Then the spring rain came...

The Maxwell Full-timing Aptitude Test

The Maxwell Full-timing Aptitude Test Trailer Life October 2000 The following questions pertain to your attitudes about how you want to live your life. The objective of...
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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...