Brute Strength


by Kevin Livingston
October 27, 2014

  Husky’s electric A-frame jack with remote control makes easy work out of hitching and leveling a travel trailer   Anyone who tows a trailer knows that setup, breakdown and leveling are... Read more »

Magnetic Memories


October 27, 2014

We like to collect magnets from places we visit and, like many RVers, we didn’t have a metal surface for displaying these keepsakes in our fifth-wheel. To solve this problem, we zeroed in on the wall... Read more »



December 3, 2013

  RVs are often short on storage space, so it makes sense to purchase tools with multiple uses, like Vampliers from Vampire Professional Tools International. Sure, they look like ordinary pliers,... Read more »

Clearing the Air


by Bob Livingston
December 3, 2013

  Australian tea-tree-oil-based Kanberra Gel is a natural way to control mold, mildew and bacteria — and associated bad odors   After a while, RVs tend to take on an unpleasant odor that can... Read more »

Easy Find for Saw Blades


October 4, 2013

  I carry an assortment of tools (as do many of us) designed to support my RV travel. Everything’s stashed in that toolbox, from socket sets to saw blades. I’ve found that when I’m looking... Read more »

Light Up the Dark


July 8, 2013

Impeltronics offers a variety of high-powered LED flashlights made of aircraft aluminum. The tough flashlights are good for camping, hiking, fishing, bicycling and other activities, and range in weight... Read more »

Ball-Mount Handy


July 8, 2013

The Hang-a-Hitch attaches to the inside of a truck’s tailgate or a trailer A-frame for a convenient and safe way to store a ball mount when not in use. With the ball mount out of the way, no more banging... Read more »

Set a Screen

screen washer

July 26, 2012

 Sometimes my trailer’s water hoses get dirty, collecting sediment and particles of who knows what. I eliminated this problem by buying and installing cone-shaped screen washers in the end of each... Read more »

Sun Visor Extension


July 19, 2012

If you’re plagued by glaring sun that comes through the part of the windshield that is not covered by the sun visors, you can block it out for less than a dollar’s worth of materials and a little... Read more »

Hook Up with Ease


July 12, 2012

This illustration shows a handy device I made from “junk” to make it easy to hook up to my trailer. The mirror is attached to a steel rod, which is then inserted into PVC pipes, and a fitting which... Read more »

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