Silent Power

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By Bill and Jenn Gehr
April 21, 2015

  The latest crop of efficient inverters makes living off the grid practical without giving up favorite accessories and appliances   There is no denying that motorhome owners love their creature comforts. However, without the convenience of shorepower, an alternate source of energy is needed... Read more »

Never Alone

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By Bill and Jenn Gehr
March 30, 2015

  Newly upgraded Magellan RoadMate RV9490T-LMB takes the guesswork out of RV travel   Traveling in a motorhome takes precise planning and a keen sense of awareness to keep surprises — and embarrassing moments — at bay. Unexpected occurrences along the route such as hazardous weather,... Read more »

Quiet Heat, Continuous Water

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by Bob Livingston
March 30, 2015

  All motorhomes can now be fitted with an Aqua-Hot hydronic system, which was formerly reserved for diesel pushers   Self-containment is the key to making an RV as livable as a home, and two of the most important elements in that regard are the water heater and furnace. Commonly, supplying... Read more »

Automated Intelligence

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By Dennis Brewer
February 23, 2015

  How to remotely control 120-volt AC circuits, lights and appliances in a motorhome using Z-Wave technologies   One of the features of today’s custom homes and high-end bus conversions is automation, or the ability to control just about anything from one place, even when you’re not actually... Read more »

A Better Shower

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By Bob Livingston
February 20, 2015

  Ecocamel Jetstorm handheld wand conserves resources while providing a powerful, yet soft, spray of water   Taking a shower in a motorhome can be a less-than-invigorating experience. Most of the showerheads supplied by motorhome builders struggle to provide a stream of water strong enough... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Brake Time

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By Ben Smith
December 23, 2014

  Installing the RVibrake2 auxiliary braking system, with a tire-pressure-monitoring feature, nets shorter stopping distances and greater confidence   There are a great number of RVers who want to take the comforts of home with them when they travel in a motorhome. Of course, these include... Read more »

Can You Hear Me Now?

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by Bob Livingston
December 17, 2014

  SmoothTalker’s wireless and direct-connect radio-frequency amplifiers improve phone and data service, especially in fringe areas   There’s no denying that staying connected is an important factor when picking places to visit in your RV. Many times, RV parks are chosen because of Wi-Fi... Read more »

Steam Powered

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By Kevin Livingston
November 21, 2014

  Compact, nesting cooking system from SteamVita uses boiling water to prepare great-tasting, healthy foods   Quite often, the kitchen is the place where friends and relatives gather. Let’s face it, we all love to eat and many times it’s even the main reason for gathering in the first... Read more »

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