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Can I run my 30-amp RV on a 20-amp outlet?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris For some new to RVing, electricity is a mysterious force — one difficult to sort out. Here's an example:...
Boondocking

Tips for the snowbirding boondocker

By Bob Difley Snowbird season is on us. If you are planning to spend a few months boondocking in the deserts, you may find the...

Tune up your RV fridge for better food care

By Greg Illes The Norcold and Dometic RV refrigerators are ubiquitous, and RVers who live away from AC power a lot of the time really...

What size is your RV awning?

By Steve Savage Mobility RV Service Let's talk a little about how RV awnings are sized. One day I had a new awning in stock and a...

Coffee-can your sewer odor away

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If your RV is connected to a sewer drain most of the time, you probably keep your gray water...

RV winterizing do’s and don’ts

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service Every year folks ask me questions about winterizing, and every year I go through the same steps. I try...

Watch out for this RV power drag

By Jim Twamley It is said that a good journalist always has four things with him: Pencil and pad, a camera, and his wits. Fortunately...

Don’t forget to pack along the important stuff

By Greg Illes Ready to go? Let's go! Anything missing? Nah. (Famous last words!) If you're a quart low on oil, or you...

Keep your toilet flowing when the freeze sets in

By Russ and Tiña De Maris With cold weather "now in progress," one RVer asks: How can I keep my tanks and water lines from...

Texting in traffic – coping with a distracted driver

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Keeping your eyes out for road hazards is a full-time business for the RVer. Between potholes and exit signs,...

Does your RV have a “cool” roof?

Courtesy Dicor Corporation Sometimes your RV needs a new roof. It could be because of age, or it could be because you backed under that...

Window awnings – enjoy the shade but keep your view

By Jim TwamleyRV window awnings typically have two positions — deployed or stowed. When the window awning is deployed it can cut your viewing...