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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Get into the RV parking “routine”

By Jim Twamley A novice RVer with a 5th wheel pulled in next to us one day with a sparkling new $60,000 unit. Pulling in,...

Dish time? Save time, water and soap

By Bob Difley Here's a method for washing dishes if you're trying to save water, soap, hot water usage and time. •  Fill a small bowl...

Save money – extend the life of your entry step covers

by Fred Burns Carpet step covers are a great after-market item for your RV steps. They're less slippery than the metal steps, look nicer, and...
RV Electricity

Wiring diagrams can save your sanity

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It wasn't but a few minutes after we'd been doing a little roof work on our "camper project," that...

Oh, deer! Don’t get clobbered by a leaping Cervidae!

By Richard Hughes When deer or elk are about to cross the road, the natural urge is to lay on the horn. This can disorient...

Why don’t campgrounds show pictures of sites available?

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service One of the things that drives me nuts is lack of transparency — and when it comes to searching for...

CNN report shows importance of work campers to Amazon.com

VIDEO:  This news report from CNN follows a work camping couple in Fernley, Nevada, both on-the-job at Amazon.com and in their RV where they...

Truck campers, do you “dismount” your camper while camping?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Call it the truck camper dilemma: Do you, or do you not, dismount the camper from the truck when...

Navigating parking lots with a big RV

By Jim Twamley Maybe you've had experiences like mine: My very first time out with our new 5th wheel we decided to stop at a...
Boondocking

Is AGM or lithium in your RV battery future?

By Greg Illes If you thought you knew a lot about batteries, be prepared to go back to school in the near future: The world...

Heating our RVs economically in cold times

By Jim Twamley When winter arrives, we need to warm up. And that often means heating up our RV. So how do we do that...

Volunteer: Have fun, do good, save on camping fees

By Bob Difley Volunteering for RVers doesn't just mean camp hosting. Though there are volunteer positions available to students, retirees and for seasonal needs, RVers...