Mighty Light

Coast-HP7R

by Chris Hemer
December 26, 2013

  With all the choices of LED flashlights these days, it’s hard to find a stand out among them — but the HP7R rechargeable from Coast has some pretty unique features. First, the exclusive new Flex Charge Dual Power Rechargeable System uses AC, DC or USB power sources and also includes an alkaline... Read more »

A Path to HD Satellite TV

Winegard

December 24, 2013

  Winegard has collaborated with DISH to develop and introduce the Winegard Pathway X2 Portable Satellite HDTV antenna, designed exclusively for receiving DISH HDTV programming. According to the company, the system automatically points to DISH satellites, allowing you to set up and watch TV in less... Read more »

Quiet Heat

Alde Heating System-01

by Bob Livingston
November 29, 2013

  Swedish company, Alde, introduces a convection and radiant comfort heating system (with hot water) to North America   With the onset of winter, motorhome enthusiasts will rely on their furnaces to keep the interiors cozy. The most common heat source is a forced air furnace that uses a combustion... Read more »

Complete Navigation

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October 28, 2013

  Garmin’s RV 760LMT GPS 
is specifically designed for RVers looking to stay one step ahead while on the road — and have access to campground information   Ever get into a situation when you’re just not sure which way to go? As a motorhome owner, individual profile information is important... Read more »

Simplistic Sweeper: A lightweight and inexpensive sweeper makes interior cleanup a breeze

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Kevin Livingston
July 18, 2013

One thing almost all motorhome  owners can agree on is the need for interior cleanliness. Carpets and floors have a tendency to quickly accumulate dust, debris and allergy invaders of all kinds, especially for more active RVers. Oneof the best ways to help cut down the accumulation of crud is to keep... Read more »

Waxing Made Easy

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Bob Livingston , Publisher
May 8, 2013

Keeping the exterior of a motorhome clean and waxed is a never-ending process. Many of us store our rigs outside, subjecting the exterior to harsh elements including dirt, soot, bird droppings and hours of intense sunshine. Every time I get ready to wash and wax a motorhome I think about that famous... Read more »

Mobile Charging Station

13-Hubbell USB Charger Receptacle

April 15, 2013

Any motorhome can become a charging station with the Hubbell USB Charger Receptacle, which delivers USB and regular electrical power in a single device. Besides two 15-amp, 120-volt AC outlets for traditional use, the receptacle is fitted with twin USB ports. The company said it’s the only manufacturer... Read more »

The Winegard Ultra-thin Rayzar Antenna

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Bob Livingston
March 14, 2013

At the risk of dating myself, I remember jury-rigging a rabbit-ear antenna to a portable TV that we tried to use while RVing. After painful maneuvering, we were able to pull in a few over-the-air channels, but dealing with a snowy picture was part of the experience. Broadcast TV has taken a back seat... Read more »

Verizon Home Phone Connect

Verizon Home Phone Connect

Bob Livingston
Photos: Rich Cox
February 19, 2013

We’ve come a long way from having to run to a phone booth to make calls. Almost everyone travels with a cellphone these days, which makes staying in touch on the road simple. In a new slant on cellular technology, the Verizon Home Phone Connect allows travelers to take their home phone with them,... Read more »

RVminders: Steering Wheel Reminders

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Laura
February 18, 2013

Motorhome owners have plenty to think about when preparing to leave the campground: Did I put the TV antenna down? Are the slideouts locked? What about the dinghy vehicle? That’s where RVminders come in. These slap-on reminders wrap around the coach steering wheel and call attention to tasks that must... Read more »

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