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A Tighter Connection

A Tighter Connection

A Tighter Connection SmartPlug’s replacement for standard RV and marine shorepower cordsets and receptacles improves safety and convenience Given the array of maladies which can confront an RV owner, one none of us really expect is to hook up to shorepower in a...
The Heat is On

The Heat is On

The Heat is On An annual inspection will help keep an RV furnace in tip-top shape Most motorhomes, trailers and truck campers have some form of comfort heating to maintain interior warmth during cold days and nights. The vast majority of RVs use a forced-air furnace...
A Bright Reminder

A Bright Reminder

A Bright Reminder Adding bright indicator lights below the outside light switches will remind you to turn them off at night. Leaving porch lights on all night can irritate next-door neighbors; adding indictor lights to jog your memory is the simple way to make new...
Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Under Pressure A tire-pressure-monitoring system provides an added layer of protection for your RV, making you aware of potential problems before they create costly repairs. Everything in — and on — an RV is riding on your tires. Adding a tire pressure monitoring...
Taking the Sway Away

Taking the Sway Away

Taking the Sway Away Towing a travel trailer nearly always includes some amount of trailer sway, a condition that can get downright frightening if it gets bad enough — and if it’s not controlled, could result in an accident. Travel trailer sway can be caused by a...
Watt’s Happening?

Watt’s Happening?

Watt’s Happening? The amount of stored power available to you while boondocking is determined by the storage capabilities of your onboard battery bank. Understanding the relationship between battery amp-hours and watts will let you know what you can run inside your RV...