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Friday, October 18, 2019

Got hard water problems? Try vinegar!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Having spent a number of years in the "naturally soft water" country of the Pacific Northwest, it was a...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Why are ST tires better than LT type?

with RV tire expert Roger Marble I'm following some posts on an Airstream forum of tire inflation and type tires. Some are complaining about rivets...
RV Doctor

Why won’t RV’s AC work on generator power?

RV Doctor Dear Gary, I have just borrowed a 29-foot motorhome to drive to a NASCAR race. The air conditioner works wonderful when using the extension...
maintenance and repair

Do “still” RV water pumps run deep?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Boondockers and other folks who get away from "city water" connections sometimes complain of a noise when using the...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Is a pickup tire better than a trailer tire?

with RV tire expert Roger Marble Is it true a pickup tire is better than a trailer tire? That's a question I received the other...

Why are RV batteries setting off CO detector?

Dear Gary, On a recent camping trip, we were connected to 30-amp shore power. During the night, our CO alarm went off. Since there was...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: How old is too old for RV tires?

With RV tire expert Roger Marble For RV tire application, "How old is too old" is a tough question to answer because "it depends." Primary factors...

How important is leveling for an RV absorption fridge?

Dear Gary, We recently purchased a used 2007 motorhome and haven't actually camped in it yet but have done some local driving to get used...
maintenance and repair

The surprising uses of WD-40

To some do-it-yourselfers, there are two essential items everyone should have handy in a "needs fixing'" emergency: Duct Tape and WD-40. Why WD-40? Let us...

Alternatives to hitch ball grease

By Russ and Tiña De Maris  A new hitch ball is often bright, shiny and chromed. But many RVers have been much dismayed, on lifting...
maintenance and repair

Our “Super Lube” axle disaster. Is there one waiting for you?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Last fall we bought a used 2008 travel trailer. For most of its prior life, it had spent time...

Dealer says water in RV from retracting slideout is normal

Dear Gary, I’m a single woman and have a Fleetwood Bounder. When it rains and I bring the slideout in and I un-level the motorhome,...
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