10-Minute Tech: Light It Up

We and our friends have fallen in love with simple, battery-operated, push-top lights for use in our RV and at the campsite. They have...
Hot Tire Pressure

RV Clinic: Water Pump Cycling

When dry camping, my 12-volt DC water pump cycles about every 10 minutes. I’ve checked every inch of the water lines twice and cannot...

10-Minute Tech: Instant Tub

Here’s a tip on what to do if the toddler-aged grandkids are coming to camp for a couple of weeks. Many times kids that...
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RV Clinic: Tilting Slideouts

I have been reading your column for a while and appreciate the time you guys take to give people the right answers to their...
True LED turn-signal, brake and running lights like these by Grote are packed with light-emitting diodes behind a specially engineered lens.

The LED Revolution: Shedding Light on the New Bulbs

RVers put plenty of energy into their lifestyle, from planning the trip to readying their rig. What most RVers aren’t aware of, however, is...
DIY Drawer Stopper

10-Minute Tech: Build A Stop

The drawers in our trailer had poor stops, so we made our own. Make a wood stop that’s a little smaller than an Oreo...

Seal it Up: Replacing an RV Toilet

RV enthusiasts get great satisfaction in having all the creature comforts of home — until something pops up, like a toilet that’s no longer...
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RV Clinic: Winterizing Woes

I have a 34-foot Jayco Designer that works great except for the water system. I am not a big fan of the new control...

RV Clinic: Slide Lubrication

We have a 2003 Cougar fifth-wheel trailer with a 12-foot slideout. Some of my friends have said that the slide needs regular lubrication. Others...

10-Minute Tech: Make Your Mark

Many RVs have limited space around the bed, which can make changing sheets or adding blankets time consuming. To get it right the first...
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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 aggressionPersonal protection is a subject that is constantly debated among...
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Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

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