Give your pet more room to roam in the campground

Many pet owners are not satisfied at the tight restrictions placed on their pet’s freedom of movement by portable fences and enclosures or by short leashes designed to keep your pet in the campground. Leashes also can contribute to tripping over them and pets entangling themselves. A bracket-mount retractable cable tie-out will not only keep your dog secure in your... Read More

Good Sam said it — and, sad to say, it’s true

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service In one of our daily doses of advertising from Good Sam was the opportunity to purchase an extended service plan (ESP) for our motorhome. While we have a fifth wheel, not a motorhome, that’s not what caught my eye about the offer. The attention-grabbers were the two statements just below the opening sentence: “#1 Motorhomes... Read More

Protect, charge RV batteries with new solar battery box

By Bob Difley The PowerArmor is a high quality locking aluminum battery box. Developed specifically to prevent increasingly common and expensive battery theft and related damage to wiring from ‘cut and run’ thefts. PowerArmor is available in multiple sizes for both 12 and 6 volt battery applications. It’s engineered to hold and protect either Group 24 to Group 31 12... Read More

No Shock Zone: Part Three: Testing campground outlets

  By Mike Sokol A July, 2010 survey in RVtravel.com revealed that 21 percent of RVers who responded had been shocked by their RV. Review the survey results at www.noshockzone.org/15. What follows is the third segment of a 12-part series about basic electricity for RV users and how to protect yourself and your family from shocks and possible electrocution. This... Read More