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Bobbin Spool

Sturdy Spool for RV Shades

  One of the pet peeves I have with our RV’s day/night shades is the plastic piece that holds the cords tight and is held...
scissor-jack

Stabilize While Standing

My wife always puts down the stabilizer scissor jacks when we park. It has gotten harder for her to bend down and use the...
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10-Minute Tech: Cable Connections

After bending and snapping off several coaxial-cable core pins, I came up with an inexpensive and dual-purpose solution. When not in use, I coil...
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...
Slide Locktop

Twist and Lock

We have a 2010 31-foot Flagstaff 831RLBSS travel trailer. Installing the brace to keep the slideout from moving while under way was inconvenient. I...
Clothes Hanger

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: Hitch Bars Out of Way

I came up with an easy way to store EAZ-Lift bars up and out of the way. And it keeps the grease off of...
Closet Door Stopper

10-Minute Tech: Sliding Doors Stay Put

After breaking several plastic latches on the sliding-glass doors on our RV’s wardrobe and having to replace the mirror on one of them because...
Photo shows caribiner clip used to pull a hitch pin

Pull the Pin

Travel trailer weight-distributing hitches, and some fifth-wheel hitches, use pull pins. These can be difficult to remove because you can get only one finger...
Scissor Jack

Get a Handle on Leveling

  To save time when setting up our trailer, I cut a 2-foot-long 6x6-inch piece of wood into 12-inch sections to make leveling blocks. I...