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Daily Archives: April 5, 2018

RV History: Fifth wheels and the Aerocar

By Al Hesselbart When world champion motorcycle racer and aviation pioneer competitor of the Wright brothers, Glenn Curtiss, conceived an early camping trailer in 1917, he...

A bigger RV is not necessarily better

Dear RV Shrink: I am trying to talk my husband into trading our big diesel pusher motorhome in for something shorter. When we bought...

Do I need a new water assembly for city water hookup?

Dear Gary, Thanks for all your great info! I am wondering if there is a replacement backflow valve for the city water hookup. It...

Thumbs up from our readers – March 2018

Positive comments about products, people and places. Here are some recent "thumbs up" letters or comments we've received from readers of RVtravel.com. ...

RV and RV-related recalls for March 2018

Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for March 2018 and related equipment we believe is of interest to our readers. This information...

REV group recalls 2,055 motorhomes: Satellite dish may detach

REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling 2,055 model year 2018 Fleetwood Axon and Pulse, Holiday Rambler Reno and Prodigy, Monaco Marquis and American Coach...

What inflation to run when changing ply rating or tire size?

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble Following a few different RV forums, I see a number of people that clearly do not...

Prevent roof leaks: Keep an eye on your sealants

If the sealant around your roof edges, skylights and the like is looking cracked, brittle, loose or turned up at the edges, some repair...

Should RV parks offer ‘No campfire’ zones?

With campgrounds increasingly packed with RVers and other campers into ever-smaller campsites to accommodate them, do you believe that areas in the parks should...

Deciphering the 3-light outlet tester

Dear Mike, I recently purchased a 3-light tester like you talk about in your newsletter, but I wonder what the lights actually mean. Can...

RV Mods: Nitrogen for your tires?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you remember high school chemistry, you may remember our friend nitrogen, the gas that makes up the majority...