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Turquoise graphic of red travel trailer and cellular modem, home router and laptop for easy RV Internet setup

Easy RV Internet

The Home While We Roam crew loves hitting the road and heading into nature, but we also love staying connected while we’re gone.  We’re...
Full-size pickup pulls a travel trailer on a mountain road

Power Shot: Banks Derringer Tuner and iDash DataMonster

The Banks Derringer tuner is a small but potent way to add horsepower and torque to 6.7-liter Power Strokes. Truck owners who tow trailers often appreciate...
fishing rod storage using cup hooks in RV storage area

10-Minute Tech: Rod-and-Reel Rack

Our fishing poles were taking up valuable floor space, and the lines were getting tangled, so we created a way to keep the rods...
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RV Tech Q&A: October 2019

Additional Insulation While camping in our 2018 Livin’ Lite QuickSilver 8.0 tent camper, we ran into 32-degree wet weather at night for three days. We...
Black SUV pulling red Winnebago trailer on desert road

How Much Solar Do I Need on My RV?

Having four big solar panels attached to the roof of our trailer attracts a bit of attention when we pull into most campgrounds. It...
Instrument cluster showing four gauges in truck cockpit

Diesel Tech Q&A: Oil Temperature and Change Intervals

OCTOBER 2019 Engine-Oil Temperature I really appreciate the Diesel Tech Q&A addition. I have a question about my 2012 Ford F-350 6.7-liter diesel. There is an...
Grid heater in Cummins 5.9-liter engine

Diesel Tech Q&A: Hard-Starting Cummins

SEPTEMBER 2019 Hard-Starting Cummins I have a 2005 Dodge Ram dually Cummins that has begun having starting problems when the weather gets below 45 degrees Fahrenheit....
A DIY trailer hitch dolly constructed by Bill Vanhook, of York, South Carolina and submitte dto Trailer Life 10-minute tech

10-Minute Tech: Hitch Dolly

As I have gotten older, the trailer hitch ball mount has gotten heavier. So I made a dolly to transport the ball mount to...
Hughes Autoformers’ smart surge protector

Power Broker: Power Watchdog EPO Surge Protector

Hughes Autoformers’ smart surge protector circumvents electrical problems at the RV park and adds an emergency power-off feature In a world where we often find...
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RV Tech Q&A: September 2019

Vintage-Trailer Welding I have an older classic-style trailer, almost canned-ham vintage. The hitch frame is made of heavy channel steel rather than the box steel...

Products

FURRION SENSE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

Staff Pick: Furrion Sense All-in-One Entertainment System

Whatever you do, don’t call this a TV. The 32-inch Furrion Sense HD LED All-in-One Entertainment System surely is a television, but with its...
RV Rider rack installed with a bike in place

RV Rider: Heavy-Duty Bicycle Hauler

The RV Rider platform rack transports two fat-tire or electric bikes securely on the back of fifth-wheels and motorhomes Carrying bicycles securely on the back...
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...