Cut Down Sunlight Glare

10MT-skylight

September 25, 2014

We have three skylights in our RV. As much as we like the sunlight shining in to brighten things, the one over the kitchen is too harsh. My wife asked if I could do something to cut down the glare. In an earlier RV we had, I painted one of the skylights. That worked OK, but I thought this time I would... Read more »

Rayzar Sharp

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July 28, 2014

  Winegard’s new Rayzar Air HD Antenna is a sleek and powerful multi­directional amplified antenna that provides front and rear reception for maximum channel coverage. Optimized for North American digital TV frequencies, the Rayzar Air is designed to eliminate interference from other non-TV frequencies... Read more »

Power Up

Progressive Dynamics offers a lower section replacement/upgrade converter with a built-in Charge Wizard that constantly manages the RV’s batteries.

article and photos by Bill and Jenn Gehr
July 25, 2014

  Converters are designed to provide 12-volt DC current and charge batteries — but not all are created equal   Power converters fall into the category of “out of sight, out of mind” — literally. In fact, some owners may not even know where the converter is located in their RV. Compact... Read more »

THE ULTIMATE RV PATIO

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by Tori Tellem
June 25, 2014

  Set off the season in style with a fresh crop of outdoor furnishings While selecting an RV is based on its floorplan and interior furnishings, many of us would rather be outside, weather permitting. There’s something very satisfying about setting up a site, taking in the surroundings and making... Read more »

Recording Genius

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June 24, 2014

  With all the distracted drivers out there, it has become even more important to protect yourself legally with a dashboard camera. Genius brand has introduced its new DVR-FHD650 Vehicle Recorder, which captures a full view of the road in high definition. The 127-degree wide-angle lens has an f/2.0... Read more »

Up a Creek with a Paddle

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June 24, 2014

  Sea Eagle recently added the NeedleNose NN126 to its line of inflatable stand-up paddleboards (SUPs). This 12-foot 6-inch tourer features an advanced shape that significantly reduces drag, friction and the unwanted effects of the wind, according to the company. Made with a double-layer, 1,000-denier... Read more »

Easy Air

The 2wayair kit for six tires comes standard with two small sections of protective polyethylene tubing, 40 feet of black 3/8-inch polyurethane manifold tubing, 15 feet of 1/4-inch black polyurethane tubing, 24 feet of yellow polyurethane “whip” tubing plus UV-rated mountable and standard nylon ties, and an assortment of push-to-connect and quick-disconnect fittings and patent-pending mountable Schrader valves.

article and photos by Chris Hemer
June 24, 2014

  The 2wayair system by Rock Smasher Engineering allows inflation or deflation of all tires simultaneously   If there’s one thing that all RVers can agree upon, it’s that checking and adjusting tire pressure on the tow vehicle and trailer is a pain in one’s backside. Without a doubt,... Read more »

TurboKooling

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June 6, 2014

If you have a small trailer that doesn’t justify the cost or added weight of a roof air-conditioning unit, TurboKool offers an evaporative cooling system (commonly called a swamp cooler) that runs on 12-volt DC power. According to the company, the TurboKool draws as little as 4.6 amps on the high setting,... Read more »

A Bright Idea

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June 6, 2014

  Cabin Bright has introduced a line of LED lighting products designed to replace existing 12-volt DC fluorescent tubes without harming the fixture wiring. In addition to brighter light, LEDs have a lower current draw, and the company says the installation takes roughly five to 10 minutes using... Read more »

Aftermarket Air Intakes and Low-Restriction Filters

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by Ken Freund
June 4, 2014

  More power out of thin air. It’s something we’d all like to have — right after a personal money tree. But it is possible to increase horsepower with aftermarket air intakes and filters.   To fully understand how this all works, first we need to look at some background information. Atmospheric... Read more »

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