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LP-Gas

The ABCs of LPG: Understanding LP-Gas and Propane Systems in RVs

  A refresher course on LP-gas systems, from DOT cylinders and ASME tanks to OPD valves and TW stamps   In the RV world, LP-gas is a...
Shower

10-Minute Tech: Best of Both Showerheads

I like the convenience of a fixed showerhead as well as a portable handheld sprayer, so I modified the handheld one in our RV....
Furniture-upgrade

Flip Your Furniture: Thomas Payne Collection from Lippert Components

  Lippert’s new line of RV furniture makes replacing worn, uncomfortable living-room seating easy and practical Take a look on TV or the Internet, and it’s...
Hot Tire Pressure

Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Q:My wife and I live in our RV (we move around with our work) and have been for the last 10 months. Sometimes the...
Hot Tire Pressure

Travel Trailer Tire Trauma

We had ST235/80R16 Goodyear Marathon tires on our 2010 Keystone Montana trailer. While traveling south on Route 85 in North Carolina, our driver’s side...
Tire Minder- TPMS

Pressure Check

  TireMinder TPMS allows drivers to keep constant tabs on inflation and temperature and sends warnings that help mitigate unsafe conditions   Checking tire pressure on a...
Slideout slicker

Slideout Slickers

When we got a new fifth-wheel, we ordered it from the factory with laminate wood flooring. We had wanted this type of flooring for...
Ride-Rite Air Command

Firestone Air Command

  Obtaining the correct rear suspension adjustment just got easier with the introduction of the Air Command Kit for Android from Firestone Industrial Products. The...
Fishing Rod Storage

10-Minute Tech: Hooked on Fishing

We have enjoyed camping for 20-plus years. Since we also like to fish, we carry fishing rods in our RV’s outside storage compartment, but...

10-Minute Tech: Strain-Saving Trailer Jack Block

Here is how I made an A-frame jack block that saves considerable time and strain when hitching and leveling a travel trailer. Folks with manually cranked...
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Products

Black Valterra Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier on white background

Taming Your Dump Snake: Valterra Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier

RV sewer-hose storage that’s easy on the hose…and you Camping is fun, but one thing RVers agree on is that dumping the black- and gray-water...
PepperBall-LifeLite pepper spray launcher system

Nonlethal Self-Defense

PepperBall brings law-enforcement experience to RVers with its LifeLite launcher, designed to neutralize criminal aggression Personal protection is a subject that is constantly debated among...
Aerial view of truck and trailer parked along sidewalk with solar panels

Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

Off-the-grid lessons learned from one family’s DIY solar install Last fall, our family embarked on a journey across the United States in our 30-foot Winnebago...