Dometic Issues Warning on Look-Alike RV Air Conditioners

Dometic Group Logo

June 9, 2011

ELKHART, Ind. – Dometic is issuing a consumer warning that its Brisk Air RV air conditioner and heat pump models appear to have been counterfeited by a Chinese company and are now being sold into the RV industry under the brand name Advent.  Brad Sargent, vice president of marketing at Dometic, said... Read more »

Crossbar Disguise

dinghy crossbar cover

April 2, 2011

Keep the front of your dinghy vehicle looking sharp (and your knees protected) with the Nixtopper crossbar cover from Roadmaster. It fits onto any Roadmaster towing system that has a quick-disconnect release and is an easy and affordable way to keep the crossbar and brackets clean and ready to go the... Read more »

Easy Oil Change Valve

easy oil change valve

March 8, 2011

  Fumoto Engineering of America is now offering an easy-to-install Engine Oil Drain Valve for the RV market. It is a quick-release, spring-assisted brass ball valve that replaces the standard crankcase oil drain plug for a quicker oil change with less mess and no tools required. To drain your engine... Read more »

Unique Outdoor Carpet Invention for RVs

Outdoor RV Carpet Holder

November 11, 2010

Storing an outdoor carpet in an RV with limited space can be a challenge. It was this line of thinking that prompted an inventor from Washington to design a motorized carpet-storage unit that makes it easy to use carpeting at the entrance to an RV or alongside the length of the vehicle.   The unit... Read more »

MaxxFan: A Breath of Fresh Air

MaxxFan RV Fan

November 9, 2010

There are a lot of roof vents out there in the RV market, but not all of them circulate fresh air, offer rain protection and come in a sleek design to boot. MaxxAir Corporation’s MaxxFan Deluxe fits standard 14-inch by 14-inch motorhome-roof openings and features a unique built-in rain cover that keeps... Read more »

Hands-On: Water Counter

WaterCounter Water Management System

November 2, 2010

RVers who want to take full advantage of their onboard systems need to monitor freshwater levels on a regular basis. Typical monitors provide relative levels, but drilling down into gallons used is not the kind of information that’s displayed or expected. The WaterCounter Water Management System takes... Read more »

King Controls Introduces JACK, an HD Over-the-Air TV Antenna

King Controls JACK

June 1, 2010

King Controls, a manufacturer of RV satellite TV antennas, recently released an amplified HD over-the-air TV antenna head called JACK that is designed to mount on a Winegard Sensar lift mechanism. JACK covers UHF and VHF digital broadcast bands and, according to the company, offers improved UHF reception... Read more »

Hands-On: Star Lights’ Revolution LED Replacement Bulbs

Star Lights' Revolution LED Bulbs

May 1, 2010

Until recently, ubiquitous incandescent lighting fixtures found in motorhomes could only be superseded by fluorescents, which required a hardware swap. Once LEDs came on the scene, it was only a matter of time before replacement bulbs would become widely available – allowing the use of existing... Read more »

MaxxAir Rain Cover Offers Twice the Ventilation

MaxxAir Rain Cover

April 28, 2010

MaxxAir Vent Corporation’s MaxxAir II Vent Cover provides twice as much vent area as the company’s original vent cover. This allows double the amount of fresh air inside, while enabling odors, musty air and heat to escape. Once installed, owners can leave the vent open, rain or shine, without... Read more »

War of the Hoses

SmartDrain RV Sewer Hose

March 1, 2010

Motorhoming offers freedom to roam and enjoy new places. It also requires a number of chores on a daily basis to keep things working smoothly. Hooking up to utilities is one of those chores. My least favorite part of that process is dumping the holding tanks, especially the black tank. It’s not that... Read more »

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