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Rick A. Diaz

10-Minute Tech

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.…
New RVs, RVs: Towables and Trailers

Meet the Fleet: 22 Travel Trailers for 2020

Time for a new travel trailer? Here’s an intriguing selection of the latest models to try on for size With the RV industry making huge strides in development and production,…

Stay Connected: 18 Trailer and Fifth-Wheel Hitches

Serious hardware for safely towing travel trailers and fifth-wheels Travel-trailer and fifth-wheel buyers typically put a lot of thought into floorplans, features, upgrades and creature comforts, but unless you have…
Side by side image of airconditioner flters
DIY, Gear

Silent Treatment: WackO Products RV A/C Silencer

An easy upgrade takes the growl out of ducted air conditioners Rooftop air conditioners revolutionized the industry and made camping locations more pleasurable and accessible at times of the year…
Technician marks location for instllation of bracket
Gear, Tech

RV Upgrade: Maxxair Roof-Vent Cover

Maxxair’s roof-vent covers help keep the air circulating while in the rain and on the road RVs come in many brands, shapes, styles and sizes, but one thing common to…
a close-up of the right marker-light camera lens and infrared LED array for night vision.
Gear, Tech

Great Backup Plan: Furrion Vision S RV Observation System

Installing Furrion’s Vision S four-camera vehicle-observation system is like having eyes in the back of your head Backing up a trailer can be a nerve-racking activity for those without much…
View underneath the Winnebago Minnie Plus
DIY, Gear

Taming Your Dump Snake: Valterra Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier

RV sewer-hose storage that’s easy on the hose…and you Camping is fun, but one thing RVers agree on is that dumping the black- and gray-water holding tanks is not a…