Making the LED Swap

Get the LED out

by Kristopher Bunker
April 3, 2014

  Replacing Traditional Bulbs with New Technology Leads to Improved Efficiency and Longer Light Life   In recent years, the “green” movement has come on strong in the RVing industry. It only makes sense that a lifestyle that promotes communing with nature should advocate preserving the... Read more »

Is Your RV Ready?

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
February 28, 2014

  A Thorough Checkup Will Help Ensure Trouble-Free Days During the Upcoming Spring Travel Season   The onset of spring, with its warmer days, beckons RVers to get their rigs ready to hit the road for new adventures. We’ve compiled a number of helpful tips for a thorough spring checkup that... Read more »

ROCK SOLID

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by Chris Hemer
February 3, 2014

  Products that Keep Trailers Stable and Level for a More Enjoyable RVing Experience   When we consider all the comforts of home when we’re on the road, we often think about things like a cozy living space, well-equipped kitchen and a roomy bath area. However, there is another unsung hero... Read more »

Awning Repair Time

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by Chris Hemer
January 1, 2014

  Dometic Replacement Parts and a Couple of Hours of Labor Will Put the Fun Back into Patio Time   When it comes to life outdoors, a patio awning is a necessity. Whether it’s to keep you comfortable in the hot summer sun, or dry during an autumn rain, a patio awning is an exterior feature... Read more »

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, it’s easy to take that RV roof for granted. Unfortunately, if you don’t give it some TLC on occasion,... 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 store stuff in their rigs, regardless of size. The dilemma is finding more storage space without making... Read more »

Red Sasquatch: Brute Super Foot retractable Trailer A-frame Jack Extension Improves Stability and Eliminates Wood Stacking

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August 8, 2013

  Reading the headline, your first impression is most likely about a big hairy forest creature with giant feet. Well, at least the big feet are relative. Actually, in this case, it’s only one foot that’s part of a very beastly device that attaches to the trailer A-frame jack. Although the Brute... Read more »

Campsite Accessories: Create a Recipe for a Great Outdoor Party

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Kris Bunker
August 7, 2013

  After years of extensive hands-on research and careful observation, I have come to the following scientific conclusion: RVers like to eat, and they love the outdoors. Pretty groundbreaking, huh? Well, food and fresh air are two of the primary reasons we all began RVing, and there are few ways... 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 large trailers with premium amenities and multiple slideout rooms weigh far more than older... 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 aren’t out of town but are without hookups nonetheless. Our Powerhouse generator is working great... Read more »

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