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What kind of TP in your RV?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Here's the typical blurb used by RV toilet paper pushers: "Enjoy luxurious 2-ply comfort in an RV toilet paper that...

RVs and summer storms

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Summer is a great time for the new RVer to get out on the road. There are plenty of...

Keeping your RV cool in hot summer heat

By Russ and Tiña De Maris While the best place to be when summer's heat turns the landscape to "broil" is someplace cool, it's not...

New RVer asks: Why is my air conditioner dripping?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It can be a bit disconcerting: You've got the RV out for a trip and you notice water dripping...

New RVer asks: Do I need a special tailgate for my 5th wheel?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We think fifth wheel trailers are great: Towing stability, excellent storage, and so livable. We towed our fiver up...

Will ice cubes in an RV sewer tank dislodge waste buildup?

A buildup of solids in an RV sewer tank is a bad thing. So getting rid of the yucky mess should it occur is...

Beware of buying an RV with a bogus VIN number

Crooks are getting lower than snake's bellies of late. One of the latest scams that affects RVers hales from Canada. It seems nasty crooks...

Cargo capacity issues plague RV shoppers

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Here's the case of the couple that wants to break into full-time RVing. That's a serious step, since "all...

Carrying propane in the wrong place can spell disaster

By Russ and Tiña De Maris For some RVers there's never enough room for propane. We had a smaller truck camper years back that had...

Non-traditional places to stay overnight in an RV

Many RVers stay the night in non-traditional free camping areas — those not officially designated “campgrounds.” Here are some relevant comments and suggestions on...

Bottled water for RV toilet use?

A question from a reader to Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor Dear Gary: We are newbies. If we winterize our 5th wheel, and then want to...

RV backing? Get on same signal “wavelength.”

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you've recently gotten into RVing, you know that backing your RV into a spot can be one of...