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RV and dump station design dilemma

 Dear RV Shrink:We just looked at a travel trailer with a floor plan that satisfies my wife and myself. My hangup with it is...

Clean your dump hose the easy way

By Bob DifleyDid you ever ask yourself why you store away your sewer hose after dumping your tanks without cleaning it - thoroughly, not...

Not wearing gloves while dumping? Big mistake!

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIn this day of fastidiousness and the injection of antibacterial chemicals in nearly every product, there's a strange movement...

Where do you carry your sewer tote?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIf you're a serious boondocker – or want to be one – you know that one of the more...

Beware trying to save a buck when dumping tanks

By Russ and Tiña De MarisI've long been an advocate for saving a buck.I use every discount I can find when shopping for stuff....

Duped at the dump station?

Dear R.V. Shrink: We enjoyed your column on investing in gas. We don’t go that far, but we do like the instant gratification of not...

“Is there life after the dump station?”

Sent to us by RVtravel.com readers Dick and Sandy, near Buffalo, N.Y., for you to enjoy (and maybe relate to!). It was found on...

RV sewage dumping: Gloves or bare hands?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris One of the first things a new RVer learns is how to dump the holding tanks. That's a subject...

RV holding tank valves: Which is which?

You don't have to be new to RVing to be a bit confused by some of the things RV manufacturers do. Here's a quote...

New RVer asks: Should I use holding tank treatments?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris "I stink, therefore I am," says my philosopher. He lives under my RV, and travels everywhere with me. He...

Bagging sewer waste to prevent tank fill-up?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Being an occasional "follower" of various RV discussion groups – forums, if you will – we run across some,...

New RVer asks: What’s a blue boy?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris What's a blue boy? Well, we're not talking about silly Cousin Dexter who locked the door behind him when...