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Cutting the Battery Mat

The Battery Mat: Battery Acid Absorber

Recently, a friend was working on his batteries neatly mounted in an exterior compartment. He was proud of his system: multiple 8Ds positioned systematically...
Jack Support

10-Minute Tech: No-Fail Support Block

I noticed that my neighbor’s A-frame jack had sunk into the asphalt driveway because the wood had failed. I made a support block from...
Weight and Loading

RV Weight and Loading

  Overloading a vehicle can have a number of consequences, so understanding weight and loading is essential to safe towing Merriam-Webster defines “weight” as the force...
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...
Hot Tire Pressure

RV Clinic: Chlorinated Water

Q I know how to chlorinate my potable water system. However, what procedure do you recommend for purging the system of the chlorine? Should...
Ten Minute Tech bucket with pockets

10-Minute Tech: Low-Profile Bucket

  At first glance this looks like the typical Bucket Boss tool carrier. I have tried many toolboxes of various sizes and shapes and have...

10-Minute Tech: Leash Tender

With proper use of bungee cords, a little rope and a retractable dog leash, you can create a leash tender that hangs from your...
Ten Minute Tech - Sink cover illustration

10-Minute Tech: Sink Cover Storage

  I really like our one-piece molded sink with covers. But when my husband is doing the dishes (and I’m relaxing!) he has to have...
2014 RV Travel Guide

Top-Rated RV Parks

  The Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory has compiled its list of top-rated RV parks to visit in 2014. These parks have...

10-Minute Tech: Maintenance Minder

I just bought a new truck and expect to give it the same care and attention that permitted me to get top dollar for...

Products

Universal Keyhole hands-free camera harness from Backcountry Solutions

Staff Pick: Universal Keyhole Camera Harness

There’s an axiom regarding cameras: the best camera is the one you have with you. A camera in your backpack requires stopping, removing the...
A family interacts outside their travel trailer

Royal Flush: Guide to RV Holding-Tank Treatments

Water and the proper chemicals for holding tanks will keep things in check below deck No matter how much fun you’re having in your RV,...
Dometic CFX powered cooler and PLB40 lithium-iron phosphate battery.

Dometic Portable Powered Cooler and Lithium Battery

Dometic’s PLB40 lithium-iron battery pairs up with the company’s CFX3 powered cooler for off-grid outings When traveling, I like to keep snacks at the ready....