Keeping an RV Roof in Tiptop Shape

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by Emily and Mark Fagan
September 6, 2013

  A little TLC goes a long way in preventing leaks and expensive repairs One of the great joys of RVing is having a roof over your head, no matter where your travels take you. Sometimes, though,... Read more »

Cabinet Companion

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article and photos by Kevin Livingston
September 5, 2013

  Add-A-Drawer allows RVers to utilize otherwise wasted space to stash items that usually end up as clutter Storage, storage, storage! It seems like RVers universally never have enough places to... Read more »

Diesel Cooling System Overhaul

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by Gary Wescott
August 8, 2013

  When was the last time you noticed that funny smell and realized there was steam coming from under the engine’s hood? You may not have noticed that the little needle on the instrument cluster... Read more »

Cut the Mustard … Bottle

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August 7, 2013

  I found out that I can’t pour water into the side of my camper when I tried to sanitize the freshwater holding tank. After mixing up the first batch of bleach solution in a gallon jug, I discovered... Read more »

Everything in its Place

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August 7, 2013

  My tip is to use broom-handle-type holders and mount them inside one of the exterior compartment doors. This way, all my electrical adapters are in one place and they’re easy to find and get... Read more »

American Force Wheels

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Ken Freund
July 15, 2013

We get a lot of technical correspondence from readers regarding tire and wheel problems, including premature wear and failures. In fact, it’s one of the top complaints we hear from trailer owners. Today’s... Read more »

GO SOLAR: Sun Power Installation Guide

Whether you're on or off the grid, solar power is a great add to your RV systems.

Larry Walton
July 5, 2013

When we head out with our trailer, a good percentage of the time our destination is off the grid. We do some boondocking, but there are also the music festivals, hockey tournaments and other outings that... Read more »

Rolling Along Safely: A Tire Guide

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Tim Walton
June 19, 2013

It’s not that unusual for owners of trailers to be thinking about tires. If you’re going to take towing safety seriously, you have to give attention to these seemingly simple circles that provide... Read more »

Sylvania SilverStar Headlights: A Brighter Idea

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Bruce W. Smith
May 15, 2013

It’s late at night, you’re towing over an unfamiliar stretch of two-lane blacktop toward a new campground, and your nerves are on edge because the headlights just don’t seem to be lighting up the... Read more »

Bearing Down: Repacking Wheel Bearings

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Tom Morr
April 18, 2013

Greasing wheel bearings isn’t the most enjoyable way to spend your free time. However, this messy maintenance saves you from bigger bills later. Over time, grease breaks down. Heat produced by brakes... Read more »

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