Raising the Bars

March 2, 2017

  Staying connected to the internet while on the road is just as important to many RVers as having a mobile phone. To them, no bars is no good. With the new long-range, high-performance Winegard... Read more »

Birds Flew the Coop

March 2, 2017

  Ever since becoming the owner of a fifth-wheel trailer, I have had to contend with birds building nests in the kingpin box. I first closed the inside of the box with plastic-coated cardboard... Read more »

RV 101: Getting Ready to Roll

by Chris Dougherty
March 1, 2017

  For a winning season this year, make sure the RV is camp-ready by doing a thorough inspection and cleaning   Now that spring is almost here, preparing your RV for travel and performing... Read more »

Rayzar-Sharp Reception

September 30, 2016

A strong signal is a must for digital TV reception, plus you want to keep your RV’s roofline as low as possible. Winegard’s Rayzar z1 amplified HD antenna fits that criteria perfectly. Compact... Read more »

All Amped Up

by Bruce W. Smith
September 30, 2016

  An essential safety component of any RV, the circuit breaker monitors electrical power and switches it off when it senses a problem. Trac Outdoor Products has taken the old thermal devices... Read more »

Have a Weight Issue?

By Chris Dougherty
September 29, 2016

  Overloading a vehicle can have a number of consequences, so understanding weight and loading is essential to safe towing Merriam-Webster defines “weight” as the force with which a body... Read more »

Blasted Pests

September 28, 2016

  Heat and insects can make sitting under our RV’s awning at night uncomfortable. To make it more enjoyable, we use an overhead fan mounted to the RV. We purchased an inexpensive 16-inch,... Read more »

Double-Duty Folgers Coffee

September 28, 2016

  I’ve been working on recoating my EPDM rubber roof and needed a lightweight container to carry up the ladder to do the trim work around the vents, A/C and antenna. I also had some painting... Read more »

Patriot Slider Install

by Kevin Livingston
September 1, 2016

  B&W’s manual sliding fifth-wheel hitch makes it possible to tow with a shortbed truck and installs on standard rails Pulling a fifth-wheel trailer with a shortbed truck is fairly commonplace... Read more »

Best of Both Showerheads

June 30, 2016

I like the convenience of a fixed showerhead as well as a portable handheld sprayer, so I modified the handheld one in our RV. I used CPVC pipe and fittings, and purchased a showerhead with an on-off... Read more »

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