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Boondocking

Where and how to find Southwestern desert wildflowers

Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, We've been traveling throughout the Mojave and Sonora deserts of Southern California and Arizona...

Sticky 5th wheel hitch, Cowboy? Slick ’em up!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris One of the most neglected areas for fifth wheels, the hitch, can be one of the most cantankerous. Having...

RV Pet Vet: Valley Fever, A Fungus Among Us

Ask the RV Vet With Dr. Deanna Tolliver, M.S., DVM YourRVvet@gmail.com If you travel to or live in the American Southwest, you need to be aware...

Let a solar oven do your cooking

By Deanna Tolliver It’s a hot day in July in Wisconsin. Or a warm winter day in Arizona. You want to make chocolate...

“Dew” away with mildew!

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Can a 9-volt battery start a fire in your RV?

Dear Mike, I recently read where a 9-volt battery thrown away in a trash can started a fire in a garage. Can this really...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 850

Issue 850 • February 15, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions...

Couple having trouble downsizing to RV full time

Dear RV Shrink: My wife and I have been traveling for a couple of years and have decided we like this RV lifestyle enough...

Read this before replacing nonworking absorption fridge

Dear Gary, I have a refrigerator that needs to have the cooling unit replaced.  Do you know of any place that I can get...

Changing trailer tires – new load capacity requirement

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble On many of the RV forums I monitor that focus on trailer application, there are recurring...

Carefree extends living space on Starcraft toy haulers

  Carefree of Colorado and Starcraft RV of Elkhart, Indiana, have teamed up to extend the living space of Starcraft toy haulers. Starcraft is offering the...

A call for action to speed up RV repairs

By Chuck Woodbury The new chairman of the RV Dealers Association, Tim Wegge, addressed the problem of long waits for RV repairs in a...