Flow Down

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by Chris Hemer
March 2, 2015

The Flow Down adjustable RV drain-support system from Lippert Components keeps the sewer hose off the ground and adjusts to nearly any slope, preventing backups. The legs of each section can be adjusted by using the plastic knobs, or they can be inverted so the knobs can be used as sturdy platforms in... Read more »

The Great Pretender

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by Chris Hemer
March 2, 2015

      Keystone’s Cougar XLite 30RLI looks like a travel trailer but lives like a fifth-wheel The kitchen area is well configured with an abundance of countertop space and a large double-bowl stainless-steel sink. Among the many reasons RVers prefer fifth-wheel trailers, the floorplan... Read more »

Top Story

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by Chris Hemer
March 2, 2015

  For a fraction of the cost of a new hardware assembly, do-it-yourselfers can replace their RV’s slide-topper fabric themselves   The humble slide-topper awning is the unsung hero of our RVing experiences. Just think of all the work they do: They keep the sun off the slideout roofs, which... Read more »

More Gear Space

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by Chris Hemer
February 5, 2015

  Sometimes, no matter how carefully you pack, there’s just not enough room for everything. If you can relate, then the GearSpace 34 from Let’s Go Aero might be exactly what you need. This aerodynamic carrier was designed to provide 34 cubic feet of enclosed, secure storage space to transport... Read more »

The Big Fridge

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by Chris Hemer
February 5, 2015

  RV refrigerators are very convenient for the mobile lifestyle, but sometimes they’re just not big enough for a family of hungry RVers. Norcold has come to the rescue with its enormous 18-cubic-foot PolarMax RV refrigerator (part number 2118). Looking to all the world like a stainless-steel residential... Read more »

Some Assembly Required

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by Chris Hemer
December 31, 2014

      The Open Range 3X349RLS by Highland Ridge RV takes longer to set up than most fifth-wheels, but the extra effort is worth the time When we were kids, the best gifts underneath the Christmas tree always required some sort of assembly, be they bicycles, wagons or dollhouses. The... Read more »

One Smart Plug

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by Chris Hemer
December 30, 2014

  SmartPlug RV cordsets include a patented straight-blade pin-and-clip system that eliminates overheating at the RV’s inlet connection. The SmartPlug pin-and-clip system provides approximately 20 times the metal-to-metal surface contact to efficiently transfer electricity, which makes this RV... Read more »

Shin Savior

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by Chris Hemer
December 30, 2014

  It’s happened to just about all of us. You’re walking around your tow rig and bang! — your shin crashes into the ball mount. RVers employ a lot of home remedies to prevent this from happening, and Gator Guards recently came out with a simple product to help. The Hitch Guard is a full-coverage,... Read more »

Reflection 27RL

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by Chris Hemer
November 26, 2014

    Grand Design’s smallest fifth-wheel delivers big features and value   In life, we’re constantly reminded that we can’t have everything. And yet, we always seem to be on a quest to find the best of all worlds. Delicious and nonfat. Luxurious and inexpensive. Powerful and fuel-efficient.... Read more »

Half-Ton Towing: Fact or Fiction?

The 2015 Chevy Silverado is available with a gvwr of up to 7,600 pounds, a gawr of 4,300 pounds and a tow rating of up to 12,000 pounds. based on the SAE J2807 standard.

by Chris Hemer
November 24, 2014

  It depends on the fifth-wheel and how the truck is equipped   So-called half-ton-towable fifth-wheels are becoming increasingly popular for a variety of reasons. The most obvious, of course, is that a half-ton (150 or 1500 series) pickup is less expensive than a comparably equipped HD truck... Read more »

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