Triple E recalls motorhomes for incorrect weight labels

Triple E Recreational Vehicles is recalling 792 model year 2017-2018 Unity, Wonder and Serenity motorhomes. The occupant and cargo carrying capacity (OCCC) and tire labels may have been incorrectly calculated, resulting in an indicated higher cargo capacity than actual. The incorrect label can result in the vehicle being overloaded, increasing the risk of crash. Triple E will notify owners, and... Read More

Sagging slideout topper – What’s an RVer to do?

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, The awning over my slideout is sagging on one end, but the other end is tight as both ends should be. Is there a way to adjust the tension on the... Read More

Generator ground rod confusion and clarification

Hi, Mike, In your efforts to make things clear, you’ve confused me (doesn’t take much, apparently). I’ve read in several of your articles where you say that grounding your RV with a ground rod doesn’t do anything to protect against hot skin, that the resistance is too high.  OK, that makes sense. Then in the March 5th RV Travel Daily... Read More

Holiday weekends are coming – Plan ahead!

By Bob Difley Although we may quibble about the definitions of boondocking, blacktop boondocking, Walmart boondocking, and dry-camping, we’re talking about essentially the same thing – camping without hook-ups. It is where we do it that alters the definition. But wherever you do your boondocking, you most likely don’t look too far ahead, preferring to camp where your RV leads... Read More

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 866

Issue 866 • March 15, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at, would you please visit there through this link? We’ll get a small commission on your purchase(s), which... Read More

Keystone recalls trailers for potential propane leak

Keystone RV is recalling nearly 2,000 model year 2018 Keystone Passport, Summerland and Hideout, Dutchmen Aspen Trail and Coleman, and Crossroads Zinger recreational trailers. These vehicles are equipped with Norcold N306 mini refrigerators that may have a loose or missing propane gas valve test port screw. When using the Norcold mini refrigerator on gas mode if the test port screw... Read More

Don’t use the wrong math comparing fulltime to vacation RVing

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you’re pondering whether you should jump into the fulltime RV lifestyle, don’t make the mistake that some do. They think about the times they’ve taken the rig out for a vacation trip, then they do some kind of weird math in their heads and say, “Well, that’s what fulltime RVing must be like.”... Read More