Friday, February 21, 2020

Save those headlights from road hazards with this easy shield

By Greg Illes As we prepared for our Alaska trip, we read many warnings about damage caused by flying rocks. Having traveled thousands of miles...

Charge all your portable devices with a few simple accessories

By Greg Illes Cell phones are only one of the many devices we routinely have to charge up. From PDAs to iPods to tablets —...

Use self-fusing tape for weatherproof connections

By Greg Illes Standard vinyl electrical tape has been around for a long time — too long, some would say. The problem with this commonly...

Avoid little RVing disasters to reduce marital conflict

  Dear RV Shrink: We just tore the TV antenna off our rig. My husband blamed me immediately. I read the manual that came with...

Silence that noisy water pump

By Russ and Tiña De Maris   If your water pump reminds you of a jackhammer on a New York City street, you are not alone....

Beware: RV awnings can become missiles

It's a good idea before hitting the highways this spring to give your RV a thorough maintenance inspection and make any necessary repairs. One...

Traveling burger grilling done safely

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It was J. Wellington Wimpy, Popeye's sidekick, who oft pled: "I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today."...

Tire info in owner’s manual and on certification label

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble I have been looking at the "Tire Placard" aka Vehicle Certification Label for a number of 5th...

Keeping spare light blubs is a great idea

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician These days many new RVs are coming equipped with all LED lighting, which is great. LEDs last a long time...

Power inverters — take shore power with you

By Russ and Tiña De Maris   In our traveling tool box, battery-powered portable tools have a favored place — what would you do without that...

Eliminate smelly kitchen towels

By Rene Agredano If you've ever had an unpleasant whiff of mildew on a kitchen wash cloth or sponge, you know that humidity and a...

How do I find an owner’s manual for a used RV?

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service The bad news is you probably can't. The good news is most of the owner's manuals for early models consisted...

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