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Is your RV out of balance? This might be the cause

By Barry Zander When your chassis arrived at the RV manufacturer, the assemblers probably didn’t take into account the weight distribution of the rig. Is...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1231

Thursday, December 12, 2019 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros,...
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Wife’s rock collection overloading RV

Dear RV Shrink: My wife has rocks in the head. No, I am not being derogatory. I mean she has rocks everywhere, including those I...

Full-time RVing – Will your rig haul the weight?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Moving from a sticks-and-bricks home to an RV makes for plenty of challenges. Where will you put all your...

Do RV manufacturers “lie with statistics”?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Pssst! In the market for a new motorhome? Looking for a steal? Here's some news – the dealers are...

How to weigh your RV at the truck stop

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as...

Trim your RV weight and increase storage space, too

By Adrienne Kristine There is a direct connection between reducing the weight inside your RV and increasing the mileage for every gallon of expensive gas...

Couple disagree on what’s important to haul in RV

Dear RV Shrink: I have a weight problem. My husband says my embroidery machine is too heavy to carry with us in the 5th...

Full-time RVing — the plague of cargo capacity

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Here's the case of the couple that wants to break into full-time RVing. That's a serious step, since "all...

RV “chain” as strong as the weakest …

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris For years we've been talking to the bully pulpit to preach the importance of knowing your weight ratings and...

Wife is a pack rat; husband is at wit’s end

  Dear RV Shrink: My wife has a terrible weight problem. I am trying to change her lifestyle in an effort to reduce her weight....

RV weight terminology you should know

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When shopping for an RV, everyone has their own ideas of what's "important." Be it the floor plan, the...