Another 
Set of Eyes

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
August 6, 2013

Backing a motorhome can be a precarious maneuver. While backup cameras immensely improve rearview 
vision, distracted drivers — or even ones paying attention — can miss obstacles, especially those on the smaller side.Technology has made it possible to alert drivers when unexpected obstacles are... Read more »

Brake Buddy Stealth

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July 26, 2013

The braking system on your motorhome is a technical marvel, indeed. Anything that has the strength to put a stop to several tons of motorhome traveling up to 55 mph is robust, to say the least. But as fantastic as that may seem, those same braking systems were designed for that particular motorhome;... 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 »

Improve Wi-Fi Reception

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July 15, 2013

Wi-Fi service in some RV parks can be frustratingly weak or even unusable. However, a company called Amped Wireless claims to make it possible for RVers to detect Wi-Fi on their laptop by quadrupling the computer’s 
reception capabilities. Amped Wireless’ High Power Wireless-N 600mW Pro is a weatherproof... Read more »

In-Motion Satellite Dish

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June 16, 2013

A compact, easy-to-install satellite system from KVH Industries lets motorhome owners enjoy premium programming from Dish Network or DirecTV anywhere in the U.S — even while the motorhome is in motion. Weighing just 7.5 pounds, the 13.5-inch  TracVision R1 offers in-motion performance typical of... Read more »

Cool 
Your Coach

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June 13, 2013

Dicor Products has introduced a new heat-reducing coating option to its Two-Part Coating System for EPDM rubber motorhome roofs. Using MicroCells technology, CoolCoat Insulating Coating is said to reduce heat transfer from the coach roof to the interior. Dicor’s testing shows this new ceramic coating... Read more »

Prolonged Surface Protection

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Laura Michaels, Managing Editor
May 6, 2013

A new formula from Prolong Super Lubricants aims to protect and add shine to motorhomes, inside and out.  Prolong’s Super Protectant is an instant detailer that is said to be safe for leather, rubber and vinyl, adding shine and protecting surfaces from cracking in hot or cold weather conditions. The... Read more »

Verizon Home Phone Connect

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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 »

Tire Monitoring Meets Braking

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Laura Michaels, Managing Editor
February 7, 2013

A new braking system from Danko Manufacturing features optional tire pressure monitoring capability. The RVibrake2 Auxiliary Braking System for towed vehicles is the first portable braking system to integrate tire pressure monitoring. RVibrake Tire Pressure Sensors simply thread on the valve stems in... Read more »

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