Tuesday, August 4, 2020

A rundown of heated hoses for RVs

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician For 10 years I was a fulltimer, and spent most of each year, including most of the winter, in the...

Readers reveal their favorite RV mods or add-ons, Part 2

A few weeks ago we asked you about some of your favorite things you’ve done to modify your RV. Here's what you said. We...

Products we tested – and which later failed

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Over the years we’ve had the opportunity to try all sorts of products. Some of them were “new” in...

One-touch automatic leveling system for travel trailers

By Bob DifleyLippert Components' newest leveling system, Ground Control® TT, is the industry’s first ever one-touch automatic leveling system designed for travel trailers.Fifth wheels...

VIDEO: How to adjust your RV’s water temperature

 Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor, shows you how to get complete control over the temperature of the water delivered to the hot faucets in a motorhome....

How to avoid damaging slideouts when leveling an RV

So what's the correct way to level your rig without damaging the slideouts — before or after they are extended? The safest (and most...

Lose the shake with a 5th wheel or goose neck tripod

By Jim Twamley The "king pin" on a 5th wheel is the point where the trailer attaches to the "hitch" of the tow vehicle. Many...

How to prevent your LP gas valve from getting stuck

by Russ and Tiña De Maris Gas valves on LP bottles can stick "shut" after refilling, even if the valve handle is opened to full....
RV Doctor

Is a sway bar necessary for a short travel trailer?

Dear Gary, I am a newbie to RVing. I just purchased a used 22-foot Prowler travel trailer and I am towing it behind my F-250....
maintenance and repair

Pipe thread tape: Use the right color, the right way

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When plumbing water or gas lines, many RVers use thread seal tape, or "Teflon tape" as it's commonly called....

Adjust refrigerator temperature – and keep freezer the same

By Jim Twamley Here's one of life's funny little questions: What is that thingy on the metal fin inside my refrigerator? I never thought much...

Planning the Grand Adventure – 50 U.S. landmarks

By Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour Google My Maps is one of my favorite travel tools, so when I see something like this epic tour...

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