THE VOLTS ARE IN

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by Bob Carpenter and Chris Hemer
July 31, 2014

  Understanding how motorhome batteries operate, and how to maintain them, can lead to EASIER travels When all goes well on an RV trip, we rarely stop to reflect on the systems and components we rely upon to have a positive experience even when our surroundings may be less than accommodating.... Read more »

Recording Genius

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by Chris Hemer
July 24, 2014

  With all the distracted drivers out there, it has become even more important to protect yourself legally with a dashboard camera. Genius brand has introduced its new DVR-FHD650 Vehicle Recorder, which captures a full view of the road in high definition. The 127-degree wide-angle lens has an f/2.0... Read more »

Music by Bluetooth

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by Bob Livingston
June 24, 2014

  Miccus Home RTX transmitter and receiver is a big hit with those wanting to control tunes from a wireless device Listening to music is a priority in our RV household. Much of our music collection has been stored on iPods since Apple introduced the very first one. Like most electronic geeks,... Read more »

THE ULTIMATE PATIO

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by Tori Tellem
June 20, 2014

  From Furnishings to Decorations and More, These Products Will Help Set Off the Summer Season in Style While selecting a motorhome is based on its floorplan and interior furnishings, the fact is that most of us would rather be outside, weather permitting. There’s something very satisfying about... Read more »

Water Blotter

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June 20, 2014

The countertop around the kitchen faucet in my galley constantly gets wet, and the water runs down the surface and affects other items sitting on the counter. I was tired of the mess, so I bought a cloth chamois. I made a template out of paper, traced the template on the underside of the chamois and... Read more »

Easier Cable Connectors

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June 20, 2014

As I’ve gotten older, it’s more difficult for me to line up and screw in the coaxial cable from the campground into the connection on my RV … not to mention the sometimes-awkward locations of the cable connections at the campgrounds. Throw in darkness and/or a little rain, and the problem is compounded. A... Read more »

Sea Eagle

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June 19, 2014

Sea Eagle Boats Inc. recently added its new, improved-design NeedleNose NN126 to its latest line of inflatable stand-up paddleboards. This 12-foot, 6-inch tourer features an advanced shape that tremendously reduces drag, friction and the unwanted effects of the wind, according to the company. Made from... Read more »

Two wheels Mean Twice the Fun

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by E. Don Smith
June 3, 2014

  Not only is cycling good exercise, it’s a great way to explore the area beyond your campsite   Since the 1800s, when the modern bicycle was invented in Europe, mankind has been fascinated with using our own power to propel ourselves around on two wheels. Throughout the history of the... Read more »

Roof A/C Gasket replacement

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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 owners to discover that there’s a leak originating from the air conditioner’s inside ceiling assembly.... Read more »

Know Your Height

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June 2, 2014

YouTube is full of videos of RVers who have lost their air conditioning units, and anything else on the roof, while driving under low overpasses. To prevent this from happening to me, I had a friend help me measure all of the high points on my RV, and then purchased a sheet of plastic letters and numbers... Read more »

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