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Dogs powered this device. What is it?

Do you know what this is? We found the device at the museum at Virginia's Luray Caverns. No, it's not a treadmill to keep your...

Manufacturers can make getting RV parts difficult

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service One of the things that you as an RV owner may not realize is some manufacturers sell parts only to...

What we learned about you last week

In a week’s time, we ask our readers about a half dozen questions about themselves through our RV Travel Reader Polls. Most questions are...

RV History: The evolution of the trailer hitch

By Al Hesselbart   The history of devices to connect a load to a towing device goes back many centuries. From a wooden yoke by which cattle...

If you were offered a great price today for your RV would you sell...

What if someone you know and trust offered you a great price for your RV? Would you take it? Or do you enjoy it...
Boondocking

Tips wanted: Protecting dog and human feet from cactus spines

Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, A couple of weeks ago I drove from my home in Colorado to Arizona...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – GFCI Theory – Part I

Understanding the GFCI – Part I No, it’s not the name of an insurance company or a European sports car. GFCI is an abbreviation for...

A visit to Annie Oakley’s grave

Old West sharpshooter Annie Oakley was born just north of Greenville, Ohio, and lived her final days there. She's buried alongside her husband Frank...

RV Electricity – Forest River Forum RV hot-skin Q&A

From the Forest River Forums Originally Posted by DirtSquirt I replaced the valve on my black water flush out system today and noticed that when...

Tire inflation not the same for all trailers – more on Interply Shear

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble I have written a number of times on the topic of Interply Shear. This is the...

Hubby solved noisy LP detector by disconnecting it – Bad idea!

Dear RV Shrink: We live six months at a time in a 35-foot fifth wheel. Recently our propane detector started acting weird so my...

RV Pet Vet: Traveling safely with your pet

Ask the RV Vet With Dr. Deanna Tolliver, M.S., DVM YourRVvet@gmail.com Many of us started RVing because we wanted to travel and take our pets with...