Saturday, May 8, 2021

Wife questions hubby’s use of glue to attach solar panels

Dear RV Shrink: I need your help. My husband decided we needed solar. He loves projects. He just told me he is gluing the solar...

Wife is ‘monster’ about camping in boondocks

Dear Dr. R.V. Shrink: I think I created a monster. My wife has become obsessive with finding natural, remote camping sites that are between cheap...

Is too much togetherness in RV causing tension?

Dear RV Shrink: My wife has been upset with me ever since we bought our 5th wheel and started traveling. I don't know if it's...

One-eyed driver and wife argue over backing up RV

Dear RV Shrink: My wife and I travel in a small motorhome. It’s not like we are new at it, we have had this rig...

Take your entire library on the road

By Greg Illes By now, most folks know about e-books (electronic books), those microscopic packets of electrons that blossom magically into entire books in full...

Shake, rattle, roll down the road — but the crystal stays put

By Jim Twamley It's often been said that by driving or pulling our rigs down the road we expose them to earthquake-like conditions. It's a...

Not boondocking? Here’s a way to save some money

By Jim Twamley Liquid petroleum gas (LPG), or propane, is what we full-time RVers try to conserve. Lots of things can run off of propane...

Organize your RV documents. Go paperless

By Greg Illes If you are like most of us, your RV has a huge collection of operating manuals, installation manuals, specifications and other literature....

Does a satellite phone belong in your RV travel kit?

By Greg Illes For years my wife and I were more amused than concerned about cell phone coverage on the road. It was almost a...

Do “gas saving” products really help?

The answer is "probably not." Be skeptical of the following kinds of advertising claims. "This gas-saving product improves fuel economy by 20 percent." Claims usually tout...

The basics of mobile Internet systems

By Rene Agredano Getting online while RVing has become a necessity for everything from location research to keeping in touch with friends and family. While...

RV co-pilot making navigation harder. What to do?

Dear RV Shrink: When we bought our RV my wife and I decided we had to act as a team. Since our rig is so...

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