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Quick Tips

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

motion-activated light in RV

Lighting the Way

  We often return to our RV after dark, and fumbling for the light switch is a nuisance, even if we have a flashlight. We...
Motorhome Quick Tip: front door light

Quick Tips: Lights, Please

Finding the lock to my RV’s entry door in the dark can be challenging. I found a very lightweight, low-cost (about $3) 4 LED...
Can Divider

Quick Tips: Stop Pantry Slide

I got tired of my canned goods sliding all over and making noise while traveling in my motorhome, so I bought a lingerie divider...
Quick Tips - Good Sam GPS - Illustration

Dashboard Dish Keeps your RV GPS in Place

We recently purchased a Rand-McNally Good Sam RV GPS. Its sole mount is a large suction cup, inconveniently intended for windows or windshields only....
Wine glass wood holder

No More Shake ‘N Break

  Having gone through various racks, and still having wine glasses jingle and turn over, I decided to make my own. I used two pieces...
Quick Tips Wooden Boards Awning Hook Illustration

Wood Working

  I carry a selection of wooden blocks in my motorhome to put under the leveling jacks in case I park on a slope or...
RV Steps Light

Quick Tips: A Trio of RV Tips

When returning to our coach late in the evening, the two lower foldout steps are illuminated by the amber light that comes on when...
Quick Tips - Awning Deco

Flying Flags

Looking for a fun, inexpensive and easy project to embellish our motorhome, I made flags of all the places we visited this summer. I...
Computer Caddy

Quick Tips: Computer Caddy

My Itasca Sunstar has no provision for storing things next to the driver. I took a few measurements, made a cardboard mockup for fit...
Outside Temperature Sensor

Outside Temperature Sensor

  I have a SkyScan digital clock that displays inside and outside temperature. After trying to find a location, when parked, that the outside transmitter...
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...