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Campsite “arrival” and “departure” checklists

By Russ and Tiña De MarisCamping with your RV can seem like a complicated process when you're first getting started--kind of like flying a...

New RVer asks: How do I flush this thing?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisA new RVer lamented that his family had bought a used rig and had taken it out a couple...

New RVer asks: What about RVing at high altitude?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisA new RVer was studying his rig's appliance manuals and came across a statements that suggested his LP appliances...

“Summerizing” your RV for storage

By Russ and Tiña De MarisNot every snowbird has a rig that's portable. Every year, thousands set out from their stix-and-brix homes in the...

New RVer asks: What fifth wheel hitch position for tow?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisFolks new to the fifth-wheeling game sometimes have a little catching up to do. Sometimes even us 'old dogs'...

New RVer asks: Why is my RV too old for the park?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisAn RVer with a 1989 motorhome tried making a reservation in an RV park. When the reservation clerk learned...

ABCs of RV shopping: Two popular kinds of motorhomes

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIf you're in the market for your first RV, there's plenty to be learned about the differences in RVs....

Shurhold system enables high quality DIY RV detailing

By Bob DifleyRV owners tired of paying $5–7 a foot to have their rigs professionally cleaned can instead detail with quality DIY tools and...

RV toilet seats: Uncomfy or worn out? What to do

By Russ and Tiña De MarisHere's a subject that's not oft' spoken of in RVing circles, but from a comfort standpoint, ought to be:...

RVing and volunteering: ‘What a life!’

Many RVers take to the road when retirement takes them out of their daily beat. Some just travel to see the countryside; others may...

ABCs of RV shopping: Towables (part 1)

By Russ and Tiña De MarisWhat's the lure of a towable, non-motorized unit, over a motorhome? One less engine to maintain is a big...

ABCs of RV shopping: Towables (part 2)

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIn our discussion about towable RVs we've talked about travel trailers and toy haulers. Now let's talk about two...