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J hooks on side of trailer holding WD hitch spring bars

10-Minute Tech: Hitching a Ride

I installed heavy-duty J-shaped storage utility double hooks on each side of my Keystone Cougar travel trailer’s A-frame to hold the weight-distributing spring bars...
End cap on RV bumper for sewer hose

10-Minute Tech: Come to Grips

I store the sewer hose for my RV in the rear bumper with the end caps attached. Unfortunately, this made it difficult to get...
Two blue and white boat buoys with yellow ropes

10-Minute Tech: Pop Top

The EZ Slide Topper Support featured in Kevin Livingston’s “Topper Popper” article in the March 2020 Trailer Life is one way to raise the...
two images of holding tank cleaning wand. One static and one with water spraying

10-Minute Tech: Mr. Clean

I purchased a portable waste tank for use when camping at sites without sewer hookups. It has an opening to insert a garden hose...
RV Shower Rod extender

10-Minute Tech: Roomier Bathroom

The bathroom in our Heartland Mallard M27 travel trailer is on the small side. To make for a roomier shower, I installed a Stromberg...
Two pictures of DIY pole that makes opening and closing an RV cover easier

10-Minute Tech: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah

When I wanted to check inside my RV while the cover was on, it was hard to open the entry door without bringing out...
10-minute-tech storage in the washer closet

10-Minute Tech: Custom Storage

Since we needed more space for storage and pantry items in our RV and didn’t need a washer and dryer, we transformed that closet...
Improvised storage area in a 2019 Keystone Outback

10-Minute Tech: Secret Storage

We have a 2019 Keystone Outback. My husband was looking for the water pump, and during his search he noticed that the end tables...
Under-RV folding ladder storage system

10-Minute Tech: Ladder Lodging

I made a storage tube for my 25-pound, 7-foot double-rung folding ladder out of a 5-by-5-by-96-inch plastic fence post with caps on each end....
drywall J-channel trim fits the edge of ½-inch oriented strand board (OSB)

10-Minute Tech: Take the Edge Off

Our Heartland Bighorn fifth-wheel had a rough edge on the bed platform. I found that drywall J-channel trim fit the edge of the ½-inch...