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10 Minute Tech: Rest Easy Bunk Bed

What sold us on our 2017 Coleman 17FQ travel trailer was that the rear bunk beds each had their own window, which excited our two children. We love almost everything…
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10-Minute Tech: Back Support

I can’t understand why RV makers build dinette seats with straight vertical backs. They’re like sitting in an uncomfortable church pew! To remedy this in our Jayco Jay Flight travel…
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10-Minute Tech: Doggies in the Window

My small dogs kept pushing out and tearing the screen door at the entry to my Keystone Hideout travel trailer. Rather than replacing the screen again, I used a transparent…
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10-Minute Tech: Spotless Shower Tracks

I like to keep the lower shower-door tracks in our KZ Durango fifth-wheel looking nice and clean. To do that, I purchased a four-pack of ½-inch-thick 3-by-4-inch sponges and cut…
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10-Minute Tech: Dog-Friendly Steps

The SolidStep entry steps (above) on Joe Malat’s RV were disorienting to his dog before he modified them with a black Coroplast backing (top photo). When my wife and I…
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10-Minute Tech: Hitching a Ride

I installed heavy-duty J-shaped storage utility double hooks on each side of my Keystone Cougar travel trailer’s A-frame to hold the weight-distributing spring bars when at a campsite to keep…
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10-Minute Tech: Come to Grips

I store the sewer hose for my RV in the rear bumper with the end caps attached. Unfortunately, this made it difficult to get a good grip on the cap…
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10-Minute Tech: Pop Top

The EZ Slide Topper Support featured in Kevin Livingston’s “Topper Popper” article in the March 2020 Trailer Life is one way to raise the slide-topper fabric so rainwater rolls off.…
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10-Minute Tech: Mr. Clean

I purchased a portable waste tank for use when camping at sites without sewer hookups. It has an opening to insert a garden hose for rinsing. However, the rinsing attachments…
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10-Minute Tech: Roomier Bathroom

The bathroom in our Heartland Mallard M27 travel trailer is on the small side. To make for a roomier shower, I installed a Stromberg Carlson Extend-A-Shower that I bought on…
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