Thor Industries shifting focus from Boomers to Millennials

Thor, the largest RV maker in the world, is shifting its focus from Baby Boomers to Millennials. That’s what company CEO Bob Martin told Jim Cramer last Thursday on Cramer’s CNBC TV show “Mad Money.” Here’s what Martin said. “You look at the RV industry, the Go RVing campaign, our own internal advertising campaign. We’re getting younger people, we’re getting... Read More

How often do you have to recertify propane tanks?

Here’s a question from a reader of about boondocking.  Hi Bob, My husband and I began fulltime RVing in November 2017. We bought a 2003 Alpine Coach motorhome, having it inspected and warranted before hitting the road. We headed south from Indiana and have been to several states. We haven’t had need for propane much other than a few cold... Read More

Why are my RV batteries drying out?

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as’s technical editor. Dear Chris, I have a 50-amp transfer switch. My question is if the power from the converter/charger goes through the transfer switch? I’m boiling batteries and trying to determine if the converter or... Read More