Silent Power


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... Read more »

Never Alone


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... Read more »



By Bill and Jenn Gehr
October 23, 2014

  This add-on fan box from Smart RV Products beefs up interior circulation for more efficient operation and less food spoilage   RV gas/electric absorption refrigerators are subject to improper... Read more »

Power Up


article and photos by Bill and Jenn Gehr
August 21, 2014

  Converters are designed to provide 12-volt DC current and charge batteries — but not all are created equal   Power converters fall into the category of “out of sight, out of mind”... Read more »

Roof A/C Gasket replacement


by Bill and Jenn Gehr
June 2, 2014

  Water leakage around an air conditioner means it’s time to replace the gasket before damage occurs   Every year, after the first big rain of the season, it’s not uncommon for motorhome... Read more »

Get Ready For Spring


by Bill and Jenn Gehr
March 3, 2014

  A thorough check up will help ensure trouble-free days on the road during the upcoming travel season   The onset of spring, with its warmer days, beckons RVers to get their motor­homes ready... Read more »

SeeLevel II Tank Monitor


by Bill and Jenn Gehr
February 26, 2014

  Garnet Instruments Uses External Sensors and High-Grade Electronics to Eliminate Erroneous Readings   Holding tanks make it possible to experience true self-containment in any motor­home,... Read more »

Adding an RV Comfort Systems Electric Element to an Existing Furnace


by Bill and Jenn Gehr
January 27, 2014

  Burning Less LP-Gas, RVers See Significant Savings on Heating Costs Running a typical forced-air furnace on LP-gas is becoming a more expensive proposition, obviously because propane has skyrocketed... Read more »

Timely Brake and Wheel Bearing Inspection and Service are Critical to Safe —
and Efficient —


by Bill and Jenn Gehr
October 24, 2013

  In the last two issues (Part I, Part II), we concentrated on maintenance schedules and procedures to help keep the chassis rolling down the highway without surprise interruptions. We stressed becoming... Read more »

Rollin’ Along


by Bill and Jenn Gehr
September 30, 2013

  Keeping a motorhome cruising past repair centers requires specific service procedures at prescribed intervals   For many owners, engine service means changing the lubricating fluids, but there’s... Read more »

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