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Rv Tech Savvy: Tire Compounds — Revisited

This is in regard to my “Tire Compounds” letter in the June issue. Thank you so much for the information . Can you offer...
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Safety Alarms

LP-gas, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors must be maintained to provide uncompromised protection Carbon monoxide (CO) exposure is the leading cause of poisoning deaths...
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Motorhome Quick Tip: Nailed It!

  The kitchen drawers in our Winnebago Sunstar would slide open when driving around curves. After much discussion and searching for solutions, my husband came...
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Rv Tech Savvy: More Electric Vehicle Questions

Electric-vehicle Dinghy Towing I am considering towing a dinghy behind my Tiffin Breeze, after years of loading either a gas-powered scooter or an electric bicycle...
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Motorhome Quick Tip: DIY Striping

I purchased a 2001 Winnebago Brave that was sun-faded on the outside. I wanted to improve the exterior, but didn’t want to spend an...
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Straight as an Arrow

New adjustable drag link makes it simple to center the steering wheel on Ford F-53 chassis Piloting a motorhome has its own set of idiosyncrasies...
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Flexible Power Cord?

Question: I own a 2009 Roadtrek Class B motorhome. The power cord gets stiff below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Are there any companies that make a...
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Motorhome Quick Tip: Think Vertical

The storage space in our compact Class B is limited, which requires us to get creative. The two rules we have are: square is...
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Motorhome Quick Tip: Name That Slideout

Recycle your old name-tag lanyard and avoid the damage caused by trying to extend your motorhome’s slideout while the locking bar is in place....
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Rv Tech Savvy: Will There Be Hybrid Or Electric Motorhomes?

I haven’t seen this topic discussed much, but I can’t wait for it to happen: Diesels and gas engines may be going by the...

Products

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Dometic PLB40 Portable Lithium Battery

Perfect for off-grid camping, the Dometic PLB40 lithium battery was designed to run 12-volt DC appliances — specifically, Dometic’s line of CFX mobile compressor...
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Origami On the Water

Looking to ply the waters but don’t have the space to store a traditional kayak? Oru has launched its first tandem folding kayak, the...
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Smart Surge Protector Reports RV Power to Your Phone

Hughes Autoformers’ Power Watchdog EPO (Emergency Power Off) combines Bluetooth technology with the automatic shut off and re-start of an energy management system, offering...
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Pump it Up! New Line of Inflators from VIAIR

VIAIR has announced a new line of portable tire inflators designed specifically for RVs. The four RVS tire inflators are the only portable compressors...
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Straight as an Arrow

New adjustable drag link makes it simple to center the steering wheel on Ford F-53 chassis Piloting a motorhome has its own set of idiosyncrasies...