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Stop Skirting the Issue

Stop Skirting the Issue

Stop Skirting the Issue Photos by the author and Bob Livingston Trailer fender skirts that flop wildly while traveling are sure to take flight someday — or at least crack and become unsightly. Here’s a simple fix using automotive fender bolts and locking...
Range Wars

Range Wars

Range Wars Galley cooking appliances help to make your RV completely self-sufficient while traveling — so long as you keep them clean. Here are a few troublespots to watch for — and deal with. In order for your galley appliances to work properly, their source(s) of...
Light ’Em Up—Take Two

Light ’Em Up—Take Two

Light ’Em Up—Take Two Photos by Bill Gehr After fumbling to find foodstuffs in an extra-large pantry, a LED light strip was installed and hooked up to a reed switch — plus a Bosch mini relay — so it could be turned on automatically when the door was opened. Now, I can...
Light ’Em Up—Take Two

Light ’Em Up

Light ’Em Up Photos by Bill Gehr After fumbling to find foodstuffs in an extra-large pantry, a LED light strip was installed and hooked up to a reed switch so it could be turned on automatically when the door was opened. Now, I can see what I’m looking for. RV owners...
Basking in the Sun

Basking in the Sun

Basking in the Sun Photos by Bill Gehr When the RV is in storage and the rooftop solar system is covered, a portable solar kit will keep the batteries charged properly and ready for the next trip. Solar panels make it possible for owners to enjoy boondocking without...
Plug It In, Outside

Plug It In, Outside

Plug It In, Outside Photos by the author AC outlets are typically provided inside the front storage compartment, which complicates the process needed to route power cords to appliances and other electrical accessories on the patio. Installing an outdoor outlet in a...