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Why would you want a composting toilet?

By Greg Illes We're now three years with a composting toilet. In that span of time, we've used the toilet continuously for anywhere from...

Coffee, tea and ads at a small town cafe

By Chuck Woodbury I first posted this story in early 2013, after visiting this small town restaurant on a road trip to the Southwest....

Why vultures poop on their legs (and more)

By Dr. Deanna Tolliver, DVM It's something we've all seen. We're cruising down the highway and see a dark speck ahead by the road....

Clear debris and water from slideout with RV Slideout Broom

If you have slideouts you know the importance of cleaning the tops before retracting the slides. Otherwise, you get the outside inside. Not a...

Not too late for California/Arizona LTVA boondocking

By Bob Difley One of the most common and easiest ways to start boondocking in the desert is to head for one of the BLM’s...

It’s official: RV shipments in 2017 topped half-million

The following is a news release from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association RESTON, Va.--(January 29, 2018) -- The comeback story of the U.S. RV industry...

RV stock prices plunge at market watcher warning

By Russ and Tiña De Maris While RV industry cheerleaders are practically wearing themselves out flashing their pom-poms and losing their voices shouting about the...

Construction workers on temp assignments choose RV living

One of the reasons RV parks are so crowded these days is because many of the spaces are occupied by long-term residents. That includes...

How to sanitize your RV’s fresh water system

Most RVers treat their fresh water tank from time to time to keep the water tasting good and safe from germs. This short video from...

Camping World repair turns into nightmare

This video is pure amateur hour, but it's hard to stop watching after this Camping World customer begins to show the incredibly shoddy work...

Winnebago, Thor stocks fall, dealer inventory “unsustainable”

Stocks of Winnebago and Thor Industries plunged in heavy volume Friday, extending recent losses as an analyst raised concerns over dealer inventories. Northcoast Research...

Forest River recalling some trailers for improper wiring

Forest River is recalling certain 2017-2018 Forest River Cherokee travel trailers. On the affected RVs, a 14 gauge and a 12 gauge neutral wire...