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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: 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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10-Minute Tech: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah

When I wanted to check inside my RV while the cover was on, it was hard to open the entry door without bringing out a ladder to open the full-height…
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10-Minute Tech: Custom Storage

Since we needed more space for storage and pantry items in our RV and didn’t need a washer and dryer, we transformed that closet into usable space. We bought two…
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10-Minute Tech: Secret Storage

We have a 2019 Keystone Outback. My husband was looking for the water pump, and during his search he noticed that the end tables on each side of the couch…
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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…
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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…
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