Cold-Food Storage

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By Kevin Livingston
January 29, 2015

  Dometic’s new CFX35 portable refrigerator/freezer keeps perishables safe in two temperature zones   All motorhomes have a refrigerator and freezer; some have two doors, some have four doors. The size of the refrigerator is definitely a selling point when choosing a motorhome as buyers... Read more »

Nifty Nesters

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By Kevin Livingston
January 29, 2015

  When outfitting a motorhome, the wonders of collapsing and nesting goodies always come to mind. Succeeding at both, the Origami RSB-01 storage box set consists of three pleated plastic containers (two with handles) that collapse and conveniently store within the largest container, which comes with... Read more »

Smoke-Free Fire Pit

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By Kevin Livingston
January 29, 2015

  Campfires are always enjoyable, but not everyone likes the associated smoke — and some campgrounds prohibit wood-fueled fires. Campfire In A Can keeps the convivial ambiance alive while providing an approved means to sit around and enjoy a soothing flame — and it’s pretty warm, too. The... Read more »

Getaway: Seattle, Washington

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By Mary Zalmanek
January 29, 2015

  Biking, Sightseeing and Boat-Building in the Pacific Northwest   My husband, Jim, and I set off for Seattle, Washington, for two reasons: Jim wanted to learn how to build a kayak and I wanted to visit my niece, Dr. Caley Coulson. We arrived the day before Jim’s boat-building session began at... Read more »

TOP THIS

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by Chris Hemer
January 28, 2015

  Installing new slide-topper fabric isn’t difficult, and costs just a fraction of a new hardware assembly   The humble slide-topper awning is the unsung hero of our RVing experiences. Just think of all the work they do: They keep the sun off the slideout roofs, which helps prevent UV damage,... Read more »

Dutch Star 4369

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By Mark Quasius
January 28, 2015

  With a good floorplan, quality construction, attractive décor and the ability to custom select many of the options and accessories, this Newmar coach targets discerning buyers   The Dutch Star has always been one of Newmar’s best-selling coaches, offering a selection of features at an... Read more »

Sampling Regina, Saskatchewan

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By Bobbie Hasselbring
January 27, 2015

  Big skies and world class restaurants will highlight a trip to western Canada Winter is a great time to begin travel planning a road trip through the wide-open prairies of Saskatchewan, the “land of the living skies.” This western Canadian province is an RVer’s delight. You’ll find miles... Read more »

A Better Grip

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January 27, 2015

While RVing in the mountains last summer I had the doors open a lot and used the screen. There was no grab bar to pull the door shut behind me. Stores do sell them, but they are sort of bulky. I bought a handle off the shelf at Lowe’s that was large enough for my hand to fit in. The screws that came... Read more »

Hold That Hose

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January 27, 2015

You set up camp, make all your attachments and assume things will be fine. But hot weather and repeated dumping of the tanks causes the sewer hose to slump even though you use one of those slinky-like devices. My solution: Purchase 8 feet of 4-inch PVC drainpipe. Cut into 2- to 4-foot sections and... Read more »

Lights Out?

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By Dennis Brewer
January 27, 2015

  Simple procedures for identifying electrical wiring problems will help keep appliances and accessories running smoothly There is nothing more frustrating to a motorhome owner than having the 12-volt DC equipment such as headlights, turn signals and clearance lights fail when you want to be on... Read more »

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