prevent soggy shirt sleeves

10-Minute Tech: Soggy Shirt Sleeves

When washing down an RV with a long-handled brush, water runs down the pole, past your hands and ultimately drips from your elbows. To...
Downhill Grade Sign

Taming the Mountains

  BD Diesel’s Variable Vane Exhaust Brake grants truck owners much more control when descending grades while towing a heavy trailer Pulling a 16,000-pound-plus trailer...
Hot Tire Pressure

Blown Trailer Tires

Q: I bought my 1995 Thor fifth-wheel used and it had two or three tires blow out in just the first few hundred miles,...
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...
Hot Tire Pressure

RV Charging Options

Q I have a 2004 Keystone Cougar with a MagneTek series 6300A converter. When dry camping I have an Onan 3600 generator in my...
Hot Tire Pressure

Water Pump Cycling, Part II

Q: In your March 2012 issue, Steve Rammler from Sandpoint, Idaho spoke about his water pump cycling on about every 10 minutes. I experienced...
Kitchen Wall Magnets

10-Minute Tech: Magnetic Memories

We like to collect magnets from places we visit and, like many RVers, we didn’t have a metal surface for displaying these keepsakes in...
Welding

Driveline Overhaul

  Proper Maintenance, Long Before Components Are Worn Out, Will Keep the Wheels Turning   It seems like everything is getting bigger these days. Trailers and fifth-wheels...
Full Dis-CloZure: In the open position (far left), the shade allows a view to the outside. When closed (left), it keeps light from entering through the window. Sliding the handle opens the shade.

RV-Door Window Shade: Now You See It. Now You Don’t

Boost your safety and the view with Zarcor CloZures Door Window Shade Knock-knock. Who’s there? For many trailer owners, seeing out the entry-door window is impossible...
Wastemaster Hose

RV Gear: Waste Master

There’s no denying that emptying the holding tanks can be a dirty job, but Lippert Components is trying to give this task a cleaner...