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RV travel expense debate between spouses

Dear RV Shrink: Every time I get the urge to do a road trip my wife throws cold water on the idea by asking...

Can I paint and paper my RV’s interior?

Dear Gary, Can you paint and or wallpaper the inside of an RV? A service person said it will cause mold under the painted...

While RVing, have you ever had to rush your pet to a vet?

At least half of RVtravel.com readers bring along a pet on their trips. Like humans, their little friends get hurt and sick. Have you...

RV Mods: Did you wire your inverter safely?

By Don Wilson When asked questions at my technical seminars, I often find they begin with, “Should I do this…” or “Should I do that?”...

Tire suffered belt separation, not a “zipper” failure

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble Roger read a recent post on an RV forum about a tire that lost its tread...

How to weigh your RV at the truck stop

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

Reader’s Recipe: Einar’s Crockpot Sausage Risotto

By Emily Woodbury STAFF WRITER I happen to LOVE risotto, but sadly I don't make it as much as I'd like to. I could eat...

Solar lamp for your campsite or picnic table

  This solar lamp gets its power from the sun and converts it into clean electricity to light your campsite or picnic table. No wires...
Boondocking

Should you turn off propane when traveling?

  Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, I'm working at a company pumping propane. I'm very shocked at the number of...

Entegra Coach recalls RVs for brake issue

Entegra Coach is recalling certain 2015-2016 Aspire and 2017-2018 Insignia motorhomes built on a Spartan chassis. The air brake supply reservoir is less than...

Big crowds expected for Georgia FMCA rally

(February 9, 2018) — Members of FMCA, an international association of RV owners, are making plans to head to Perry, Georgia, March 15 through...

Lance trailer recall: batteries may fall out during travel

Lance Camper Manufacturing is recalling 1,164 model year 2018 travel trailers, models 1985, 1995, 2185, 2155, 2295, and 2375. The battery on the vehicles...