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10-Minute Tech: Wobble Stopper

  After reading James Baucom’s RV Clinic letter in the December 2013 issue regarding his wobbly trailer, I wanted to pass along my solution. I’ve...
A DIY trailer hitch dolly constructed by Bill Vanhook, of York, South Carolina and submitte dto Trailer Life 10-minute tech

10-Minute Tech: Hitch Dolly

As I have gotten older, the trailer hitch ball mount has gotten heavier. So I made a dolly to transport the ball mount to...
fishing rod storage using cup hooks in RV storage area

10-Minute Tech: Rod-and-Reel Rack

Our fishing poles were taking up valuable floor space, and the lines were getting tangled, so we created a way to keep the rods...
photo of RV shower converted to storage

10-Minute Tech: Shower Conversion

Downsizing to a small trailer made camping more authentic but put storage at a premium. Our new Rockwood Geo Pro has a tub/shower we...
Door Lights

10-Minute Tech: You Light Up My Steps

Sometimes when we leave our RV, I forget to turn on the outside lights for when we return in the dark. I mounted two...
RV shade cover to keep outside wall of refrigerator cool

10-Minute Tech: Cool Fridge

Last year, after arriving in Arizona in September, we discovered that our RV’s refrigerator was struggling to stay cool with outside temperatures averaging in...
Massage table used to extend RV bed

10-Minute Tech: Sleep Like a Baby

We have a Venture RV with a dinette that converts into a bed that is OK for little children but pretty small for most...
Photo of drinks in RV refrigerator illustrate a DIY holder

10-Minute Tech: Dedicated to Drinks

Beverage bottles in my outdoor kitchen’s refrigerator would always shift during transport, and then fall out when I opened the door. I fixed this...
DIY Handle mechanism for Clearsource RV water filter system

10-Minute Tech: Get a Grip

We have a Clearsource water-filter system, and to make it easier to get a grip on it, I added a handle. I purchased a...
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10-Minute Tech: Fill ’Er Up

After having back surgery, I can no longer carry the 6-gallon water jug I previously used to add water to our RV’s freshwater tank...

Products

White vent fan cover on roof of trailer

RV Upgrade: Maxxair Roof-Vent Cover

Maxxair’s roof-vent covers help keep the air circulating while in the rain and on the road RVs come in many brands, shapes, styles and sizes,...
TST 507 SERIES TPMS

Staff Pick: TST 507 Series Tire-Monitoring System

Nothing puts a crimp on RV travels like a tire blowout. At best, it means delays and a road-service call. At worst, a wayward...
Curt-Adjustable RV Trailer Hitch

Universal Hitch Receiver: Curt Bolt-On RV Trailer Hitch

Installing Curt’s Adjustable RV Trailer Hitch on a travel trailer or fifth-wheel makes it possible to add a bike rack to securely carry two-wheelers.  Owners...