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RV Tech Q&A: August 2019

  Test the Water I found water in my RV’s belly when it was opened to check a valve. I brought it to my dealer and...
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RV Q&A: High-Wind Trailer Tipping

  Q: There is a lot of information out there about wind speed and the effects while towing a travel trailer or fifth-wheel, but I could...
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RV Tech Q&A: Aluminum Siding Versus Fiberglass

Q. We've been looking for a new trailer and have a question regarding the relative merits of aluminum siding versus fiberglass. It appears, from the...
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Cap Cracks

Q: While washing my fifth-wheel toy hauler I noticed the fiberglass front cap has some spider lines in an area about 4-by-15 inches. They...
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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...
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RV Q&A: Tire-to-Tire Gap

I have a question regarding the safe distance (gap) between fifth-wheel RV tires. I’ve looked at various tandem-axle trailers, and the distance between the...
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RV Tech Q&A: May 2019

Generator Selection We purchased our first trailer last year, a 2016 Keystone Cougar 326RDS. We’ve used it quite a bit and absolutely love it. The...
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RV Tech Q&A: April 2019

Safety First: 30-Amp Versus 50-Amp I live on the outskirts of Pensacola, Florida, and there are several large state parks within a three-hour drive that...
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RV Tech Q&A: March 2019

Refrigerator Operation We just bought our first RV, a 2015 Keystone Outback Super Lite fifth-wheel, and are learning things every time we get in or...
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RV Tech Q&A: January 2019

Refrigerator Electric Operation To save on electricity, I plugged the refrigerator directly into a garage outlet. Now the refrigerator doesn’t work on electricity. It still...

Products

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RV Upgrade: Maxxair Roof-Vent Cover

Maxxair’s roof-vent covers help keep the air circulating while in the rain and on the road RVs come in many brands, shapes, styles and sizes,...
TST 507 SERIES TPMS

Staff Pick: TST 507 Series Tire-Monitoring System

Nothing puts a crimp on RV travels like a tire blowout. At best, it means delays and a road-service call. At worst, a wayward...
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Universal Hitch Receiver: Curt Bolt-On RV Trailer Hitch

Installing Curt’s Adjustable RV Trailer Hitch on a travel trailer or fifth-wheel makes it possible to add a bike rack to securely carry two-wheelers.  Owners...