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RV Travel Reader RVs, Jan. 21, 2017

  Send a photo of your RV and a 150- to 200-word description of it, how and where you use it, and what you like...

Make water last longer when boondocking

  Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking. Do you have a question for Bob? Email him at bob.rvtravel (at) gmail.com . Hi, Bob, I find that I...

Proper handling of RV sewer hoses

  By Doug Swarts Drainmaster.comDo you have a question regarding RV waste management? Email it to Doug at doug (at) drainmaster.com or call him at 877-787-8833. *...

How to find hidden fresh water leaks

  Dear Gary, Unfortunately, my husband did not properly winterize our Southwind. When we fill the fresh water tank we have no problems, but when...

Enlightened way to keep rodents at bay

  Dear RV Shrink: My wife thinks I should be an exterminator. We have a fifth-wheel and she is always hearing noises. She says she...

(Road) Gators ahead!

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris Road gators. We've all seen them, and often had to dodge them. Those big old, ugly chunks of tire...

Your safety while boondocking — your responsibility

By Bob Difley One of the many joys associated with boondocking is finding those pristine, backwoods campsites or forest service campgrounds that have a...

Newbie tips: Understanding your propane regulator

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Unless your RV is a motorhome, chances are good it has an automatic changeover regulator. We say that,...

Metal roof sealants for RVs

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

RV Mods: An access door for your cat — or dog

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris We're not sure where to lay our (pardon) paws on any hard statistical information, but if an eyeball survey...

Replace old outlet cover plate with Guidelight LED night lights

 By Bob Difley No more stumbling around your darkened RV headed to the bathroom in the dead of night. The SnapPower Guidelight is a plug-and-play...

Free ‘pre-paid’ cremation? Huh?

  I keep getting mail from the Neptune Society. That's the company that will cremate you after you die (but not before, of course) for...