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Daily Archives: October 25, 2018

RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Generator neutral bonding basics

Dear Mike, I know your NoShockZone article on generator bonding is getting "dated" at this point, but I just wanted to say THANK YOU for...

It’s almost time for Quartzsite and the Rubber Tramp Rendezvous

Bob Wells is not your typical RVer. But actually, that depends on who you ask. To the free-range nomads that attend his Rubber Tramp...

Already nervous RV driver led astray by expensive GPS

Dear RV Shrink: My wife bought me a new GPS for my birthday. It's an expensive, big rig model. It is supposed to have all...
maintenance and repair

Storing RV batteries during a harsh winter

Dear Gary, I have a new motorhome and this will be its first winter. What is the best way to handle RV batteries during the...

More on safe driving speeds, and the finite life of tires

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble Some folks insist that they "have" to drive at 70 to 80 mph while pulling 15,000 pounds...

Winnebago recalls trailers: Missing LP clamp could cause fire

Winnebago is recalling certain 2017-2019 Winnebago Minnie Drop travel trailers. The liquid propane (LP) gas supply line may be missing p-clamps, allowing the supply...

RV shipments nosedive in September following August decline

Is the RV sales boom about to bust? For the second straight month, shipments from RV manufacturers declined over the previous year.The RV Industry...

Jayco recalls trailers: Turn signal, brake lights wired wrong

Jayco is recalling certain 2019 Jayco Jay Flight travel trailers. The turn signal and brake lights were wired incorrectly causing the lights to work...

Owner vs. town code: Is it a tiny house or a “custom travel trailer”?

Tiny homes are gaining popularity but are also challenging local building codes and bringing owners and officials into squabbles such as this one in...

Free shuttle service into and within Bryce Canyon NP announced

It is not always easy to visit some of our national parks in an RV where parking is often limited and traffic is heavy....

Seattle councilman proposes RV lots for homeless RV dwellers

Seattle City Councilman Mike O’Brien produced draft legislation that would loosen parking enforcement for homeless people living in vehicles, spreading dozens of homeless RV...

RV and trailer sales expected to reach record highs

RV manufacturers are recognizing the impact younger buyers are having on RV sales, especially small towables, illustrating that bigger isn't always better. This has...