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It's always fun seeing what people do while they're RVing - be it quilting, knitting, or even apparently playing with model trains as a...

DIY Fifth Wheel Pin Box Bike Rack – pictures

As I wrote about before, there are various solutions to carrying bikes with fifth wheels. Each has its pros and cons. My previous solution...

Truck Mod: DeeZee Tailgate Assist – must have!

The DeeZee Tailgate Assist helps lower your truck tailgate in a controlled fashion. You can literally open the latch and let it fall and...

Screen Door Cover Babyproofing Mod

Little man wants to see everything going on around- to the point that he'll push his head into the screen to get it to...

Mini mod- Second shower head holder

I'm not unusually tall by any stretch of the imagination. I'm only 5-foot eleven. One of my beefs with many hotels that I've stayed...

Mini Mod- Outdoor Fridge Opens During Travel

Our outside kitchen has a little dorm fridge on the counter. It was never designed for travel and lately has been opening slightly by...

Shake, shake, shake – RV Stabilization

As campers get longer and suspensions improve, there are more and more issues of movement inside the camper. At our 42', I can tell...

Dead Battery in Storage – Installed a Battery Disconnect

After getting my Sabre 36QBOK, I found that the battery would be dead while in storage in less than a week's time. I also...

Power awnings are nice, but they’re weaklings.

Power awnings are wonderful- you push a switch and it goes out. You push that switch again and it comes in. No messing with straps and...
What Surge Protector should you have for your RV/fifth wheel/travel trailer/motorhome?

What Surge Protector is best for my RV?

A common question on RV forums and RVing Facebook groups is “what surge protector should I get?” and the simplest answer is, none. That...

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