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Climb to your roof easier with a ladder extension

There is a saying that "Sometimes the first step is the hardest." A lot of RVers would agree when it comes to mounting their...

Do you really want a fireplace in your RV?

By Jim Twamley Many RV manufacturers have been installing fake fireplaces in their RVs. These are really nice for atmosphere, and they do actually give...

Be kind to your transmission for a long and happy life

By Greg Illes Most of us check our transmission fluid now and then (don't we?). Some of us even have it changed every once in...

Pick your hoses carefully

By Greg Illes After years of leaks, failures and various disappointments, I've finally gotten a "kit" of hoses in my RV that I'm happy with....

Got a toy hauler? Get your stuff off the floor – and on the...

  By Jim Twamley If you have a toy hauler you may have found a frustration issue in the "storage" area. It seems most haulers don't...

Don’t overstuff your RV

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Is your RV overweight? How much does it really weigh? If you have a fifth wheel or a motorhome,...

Holding tank chemicals — choose carefully

By Greg Illes Absolutely nobody can tolerate a stinky holding tank. This newsletter and the forums are full of advice on how to eliminate odors,...

Get your movies without WiFi buffer blues

By Dave Helgeson Do you enjoy watching movies while away in your RV, but don't want to use up your data plan streaming them over...

Renting your way into RVing

By David and Brenda Bott, outsideourbubble.com With all the places we've traveled, we've found that, by far, RVing is our favorite mode of transportation and...

Motion light perfect for RV applications

By Jim Twamley I enjoy closets with automatic lighting. I've thought about wiring the closets in my RV to do this, but it was just...

Be kind to your differential — It’s all you’ve got

By Greg Illes Deep down under your rig, far behind the driver's seat and usually caked with dirt, grease and road grime, is one of...

Take your entire library on the road

By Greg Illes By now, most folks know about e-books (electronic books), those microscopic packets of electrons that blossom magically into entire books in full...