Transporting Glassware Safely

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July 29, 2015

    We like having wine glasses (as opposed to plastic) while traveling and had a problem with the stemware rack in our camper because the wine glasses would fall out while traveling. Adding a small wire rod across the open ends and wrapping the ends of the wire loosely around the vertical supports... Read more »

Replacing a Water Inlet Plug

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July 29, 2015

Due to age and use, the city-water inlet plugs that keep the insides and threads protected from the elements tend to fail. To remedy the problem, I took the plugs that are used to protect the ends of... Read more »

Top Tip for Antenna

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July 29, 2015

  Many RVers have been dreadfully reminded — often by a low-hanging tree branch or an overpass — that they forgot to lower the rooftop TV antenna. And how many people fail to look up during a... Read more »

Storage for Hitch Bars

10MT-guncase

June 29, 2015

    I got tired of moving around dirty hitch spring bars, so I came up with this solution. I simply store my trailer’s Eaz-Lift hitch spring bars in a clean, easy-to-carry space using a fabric... Read more »

Chock It Up

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June 29, 2015

    I went to my local Lowe’s and got a twisted/bent 4×6-inch piece of wood that was 16 feet long. In speaking with the store manager, I was able to get it for only $5, since it was a piece of scrap wood. I cut two pieces to 13-inch lengths and mitered the corners to 45 degrees to fit between... Read more »

At-a-Glance Battery Check

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June 29, 2015

  We installed a DC voltmeter (purchased online for $5) into our RV’s stove hood. Carefully cut a hole (we used a Dremel) to fit the meter. There are a lot of wires inside the hood to select from... Read more »

Hang in There

10MT-hanger-stabilizer

June 2, 2015

  The majority of our camping is done in national forests, which means a lot of towing on bumpy gravel roads. We recently purchased a new V-Cross Vibe trailer that has a rear bedroom. When we reached... Read more »

Chair Leg Caps

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June 2, 2015

After the plastic caps at the base of the legs on our folding camp chairs wore out, we found that the legs were punching holes in our outdoor RV mat. The hollow aluminum legs also filled up with sand... Read more »

Sturdy Spool for RV Shades

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May 4, 2015

  One of the pet peeves I have with our RV’s day/night shades is the plastic piece that holds the cords tight and is held in place with a screw in the wall. Over time, the plastic piece will break.... Read more »

Twist and Lock

10MT-slide-locktop

May 4, 2015

We have a 2010 31-foot Flagstaff 831RLBSS travel trailer. Installing the brace to keep the slideout from moving while under way was inconvenient. I got tired of holding up a 42-inch locking brace over... Read more »

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