Fire rips through Calif. RV dealership: RV fridge blamed

Paul Evert’s RV Country in Fresno, California, became an inferno Tuesday evening when a fire ripped through one of its maintenance warehouses. Flames reached as high as 40 feet. Investigators believe the fire started in a refrigerator in an RV inside the building. About ten RVs were inside the warehouse. Paul Evert’s RV Country’s vice president Charlie Power said the…

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KeySmart puts bulky keys into single fold-up device

The KeySmart Pro is a Swiss-styled key holder that consolidates noisy, bulky keys into a single fold-up device. KeySmart Pro comes with Tile™ Smart location, and was made for people who spend a lot of time enjoying the outdoors. This little gadget ensures no more bulky keys and guarantees you’ll never lose them on a camping trip again. Regardless of…

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Trailer folk: Jack the frame – not the axle

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When we were new to the RVing-with-a-trailer set, we bought an older fifth wheel that had been sitting about on its tires for some time. Lots of tread left, sure, but the tires themselves had been exposed to plenty of UV radiation. Our RVing mentors “learned us” quickly that just because there’s plenty of…

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RV Mods – A quick disconnect for your RV’s LP heater?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Many RVers have found it to their advantage to shuck the use of the factory RV furnace in favor of a “Blue Flame” or catalytic style heater. For boondockers, these LP-fired heaters are a godsend, as most use no electricity (no battery run-down) and are far more efficient than RV furnaces ever dreamed of…

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