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Quick Tips

RV tips that are tried and true, and really work, because they're all from MotorHome's readers

Twin photos showing before and after results of motorhome dash modification

Motorhome Quick Tip: Light it Up

  Like other owners who have a motorhome on a Ford F-53 chassis, I found it difficult to read the instrument cluster on our 2014...
Photos showing use of plywood to cover motorhome stairwell

Motorhome Quick Tip: Ankle Saver

We have owned several types of RVs. The one thing I can say about Class A motorhomes is that the step-well inside is fine...
Motorhome quick tip: Photo illustrates use of traffic cone to hold water filter

MotorHome Quick Tip: Game of Cones

  I use a water filter at the campground’s freshwater connection, but I didn’t want the weight of the filter hanging on the connection. I...
Quick Tips - Door Handle

A Better Grip

While RVing in the mountains last summer I had the doors open a lot and used the screen. There was no grab bar to...
Party lights are draped around the cab of a class C motorhome

Motorhome Quick Tip: Party Lights

We primarily camp in Florida, where the weather can change in an instant. Because of this, we rarely put out our awnings, as they...
Photo with inset showing setup of diy RV drawer lock

Motorhome Quick Tip: Drawer Lock

I was irritated by the kitchen drawers sliding open in my 2017 Winnebago View when making right turns. After one of the drawer guides...
over-the-door shoe holder cut in thirds

A Bed with Sole

I devised a way to keep shoes out of the way. I cut a canvas over-the-door shoe holder in thirds (two pairs per section)....
Quick Tips - Anti-Theft System

Run a Lap

I didn’t like the plastic lock available to secure my new – and expensive – surge protector. So, I purchased two 3⁄8-inch-by-2-inch lap (repair)...
Flatware and nail polish to identify for group campouts

Motorhome Quick Tip: Palate Palette

  Camping with a group and eating meals together usually involves post-meal group dishwashing, too. Like many campers, our cutlery is a mishmash of designs...
Interior Control Panel

MotorHome Quick Tip: Bumps in the Night

Our new Thor Hurricane Class A has flat push-button controls that are hard to distinguish in daylight and are all-but-impossible to see at night....
Fleetwood Bounder 35P

Old Kangaroo, New Tricks

Fleetwood’s iconic Bounder Class A gas motorhome features four slides and great full-time livability In 1985, Fleetwood RV’s founder, John Crean, designed a Class A...
Leisure Travel Vans Unity MB Exterior

Leisure Travel Vans Unity MB

Luxurious Class C motorhome offers versatile Murphy Bed floorplan in compact easy-to maneuver coach The more options we have as motorhome owners, the better. One-size-fits-all...
Coach House Platinum 271XL Exterior

Cool Coach House Class C

Upscale E-450-based Platinum 271 XL is equipped with new 7.3-liter Ford engine, safety features and a livable floorplan for two At less than 27 feet...
AnchorHogs

Secure Your Motorhome Gear

Add another layer of security when storing gear outside, in your motorhome’s storage compartments, or at your residence with AnchorHog. The AnchorHog is a...
Mabel Dodge Luhan House

Northern New Mexico

The Land of Enchantment delivers with competitions, craters, an art colony, curative waters and crawls through portals in time Northern New Mexico is an area...