Tote all your stuff with a Titan Shower Caddy organizer

  Admit it. You’ve gathered an armload of stuff and headed off to the campground showers, only to find when you got there you had forgotten the shampoo. And then you had to make the round trip trek all over again. Titan hopes to solve your (repeated?) dilemma with its eight-pocketed Shower Caddy that should handle all of your stuff in... Read More

CONTOURE introduces ventless washer/dryer combo

National Quality Products, LLC, makers of CONTOURE space-saving appliances, announced that its deluxe ventless washer/dryer combo was a featured new product at the Jan. 22-23 NTP-STAG EXPO. According to a press release, NTP-STAG will distribute the product to the RV aftermarket. The washer/dryer combo features advanced laundry technologies with reduced power, energy and water consumption. Their all-in-one combo comes standard... Read More

Forest River RVs recalled: tongue jack could malfunction

Forest River is recalling 1,077 model year 2018 Rockwood and Flagstaff, and Coachmen Freedom Express travel trailers and 2017-2018 Palomino and XLR ToyHauler and Coachmen Viking trailers equipped with a Smart-Jack model power tongue jack. The laminated plastic touch pad on the jack may crack or separate allowing water to enter, potentially causing the jack to operate unintentionally. If the... Read More

Fulltime RVer: Tips for using General Delivery to get your mail

By Russ and Tiña De Maris One question many new fulltime RVers have is this: “How do I get mail when I’m on the road?” Often the suggestion is made that they establish a relationship with a mail-forwarding business, which they use to “receive” their mail. Simply pick up the phone, or in some cases, use the internet, to direct... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for January 2018

Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for January 2018 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information has been gleaned from the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. This is NOT a complete list of all vehicles and related equipment recalled. Tank Sensors Reading Full? Restore them overnight with Caravan Sensor Cleaner Caravan’s... Read More

RV Electricity – Odds and ends

Everyone, There have been so many interesting developments in the last week that I’ve decided to cover several important ones in this column. So buckle up and let’s get to it …. Test voltage before plugging into shore power! Chuck is always on the lookout for important postings on other forums (where does he find the time?) and here’s one... Read More

Inflate from bicycle tires to RV tires with DBPOWER tire inflator

Proper tire inflation is an important regular maintenance requirement to prevent premature tire failure, optimum miles per gallon, and for driving safety. Having an onboard tire pressure gauge and tire inflator from DBPOWER ensures that you will be able to maintain correct pressures wherever you are. The DBPOWER air pump enables the inflation of a mid-sized car tire from 0... Read More

Tire failure could have been prevented with TPMS

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble This tire failure was not a “blowout,” but definitely was a Run Low Sidewall Flex failure. The cause was not having a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). I read the following on an RV trailer forum: “BOOM, it happened again; however, this time it was with the upgraded Maxxis tires. It... Read More

Protect your outdoor fabrics with Iosso Water Repellent

  Modern outdoor fabrics may be tough as nails, but they still need to be protected from dirt, grime, oil, mildew, bird droppings and other environmental contaminants. Iosso Water Repellent forms an invisible shield that safeguards WeatherMAX, Sunbrella, and other solution-dyed acrylics, and keeps them looking their best. It’s equally effective on leather, vinyl, canvas, and laminated and coated materials.... Read More