Airstream announces its lightest model ever

  Airstream has announced the launch of its newest and lightest travel trailer, the Basecamp. According to a news release, the trailer is built with an aggressive departure angle, making uneven terrain accessible and towing easier. Other features include: Convertible rear space designed to adapt for eating, sleeping, lounging or storing  gear Large rear cargo hatch and flexible storage space with tie downs Bathroom…

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Aluminum portable folding table with carrying bag

  By Bob Difley The Table in a Bag is a portable table that goes everywhere and sets up anywhere. This lightweight but sturdy portable table is perfect for any indoor or outdoor activity, from picnics, trips to the beach, lawn concerts, the park, vacations, camping, or around the house as a game table, extra serving space table, or patio…

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Save space, eat right with a collapsible salad spinner

  By Bob Difley For RVers, eating healthy on the road can be both challenging and adventurous. With a little extra effort you can find farmers markets and roadside stands wherever you travel — if you get off the interstates, of course.  Adding farm-fresh fruits and vegetables to your meals is an easy choice and having the essential tools to prepare…

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Portable water pump benefits boondockers

  By Bob Difley Boondockers know that being efficient with waste water, electricity and fresh water makes a big difference in how long they can camp without having to dump waste tanks, charge batteries, and replenish their water supply. If you like to boondock, one piece of equipment you can add to your rig’s arsenal is a portable water pump,…

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Campground closures? Here’s a work-around

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris Major players in public lands recreation across the country are National Forests. Trails, recreation sites and campgrounds, along with a network of roads that makes access to all of these things easier for RVers, are a mainstay for many in the RVing community. But alarm bells just continue to ring that should be…

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Charging chassis battery through a lighter socket?

By Chris DoughertyChris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. Dear Chris,Because our chassis battery does not charge when we are plugged into shore power, we plug in a small 12-volt solar panel and set it on the dash when we are parked for…

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