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10-Minute Tech: Picnic Table Weights

  We’ve read several suggestions in 10-Minute Tech about using PVC pipe and slicing it so it springs open to hold down tablecloths. We’ve tried...
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10-Minute Tech: If the Shoe Fits

Most trailers have folding steps outside the entry door. If you dislike tracking water and dirt inside or just want to reduce the number...
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10-Minute Tech: Back Support

I can’t understand why RV makers build dinette seats with straight vertical backs. They’re like sitting in an uncomfortable church pew! To remedy this in...
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Sputter-Free RV Spouts

I have been RVing most of my adult life, and we now have a 35-foot 2006 Komfort trailer with almost 100,000 miles on it....
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Antenna Fit for a King

After purchasing a King Tailgater satellite antenna, I thought of a way to mount it to a tripod from a previous antenna. At a...
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10-Minute Tech: If the Shoe Fits…

We take off our shoes at the door of our fifth-wheel to minimize tracked-in dirt and sand. Since we then had to find an...
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10-Minute Tech: Hang in There … Again

  I saw Wayne Smith’s “fix” in the June issue for keeping hangers on the rod so clothes don’t fall off during travel. Here’s another...
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10-Minute Tech: Fifth-Wheel-Hitch Cable Catcher

After getting the breakaway-switch cable caught in our fifth-wheel hitch and pulling the pin (and hearing of the same thing happening to other RVers),...
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10-Minute Tech: Outside Shower Solution

I am a camper who uses the outside shower for washing and filling water jugs. Unfortunately, the showers are always on the opposite side...
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My Cup of Tea..or Coffee..or Wine

  Drinking a beverage while reading the newspaper or watching TV was a problem in our RV. There was no place to set a cup...