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MotorHome Quick Tip: Conserve Water

We discovered a great product to conserve water in our motorhome: an Instant Off Water Saver, which can be found online for less than $15. It replaces the aerator on…
Tech Q&A: Trailerlife Magazine

RV Tech Q&A: August 2020

Tow-Rig Payload Capacity   I quite enjoy the annual Guide to Towing information. It’s very helpful for a newbie. We recently upsized from a 2015 2500 Ram diesel Crew Cab…
10-Minute Tech

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…
10-Minute Tech

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…
Quick Tips

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 bought an 18-inch weighted PVC…
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Motorhome Quick Tip: Paper Towel Bar

  If necessity is the mother of invention, I’m sure the inventor owns a motorhome. Due to limited wall- and counterspace, there isn’t a good place to mount a paper-towel…
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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 Winnebago Vista 30T during daylight…
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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 could be destroyed within minutes due…
10-Minute Tech

10-Minute Tech: Ladder Lodging

I made a storage tube for my 25-pound, 7-foot double-rung folding ladder out of a 5-by-5-by-96-inch plastic fence post with caps on each end. The storage tube is attached to…
10-Minute Tech

10-Minute Tech: Take the Edge Off

Our Heartland Bighorn fifth-wheel had a rough edge on the bed platform. I found that drywall J-channel trim fit the edge of the ½-inch oriented strand board (OSB) base perfectly. I…