Learning from the “other guy”

By Russ and Tiña De Maris While there’s plenty to be learned from industry experts, as RVers we often learn a lot from fellow RVers. There’s nothing like hearing the next-door RVer confess to learning through that old “school of hard knocks.” Here’s one shared by Jim Hazard, one of the RVtravel.com reading faithful. After installing a new in-line water... Read More

Dim interior lights: Battery problem or power converter?

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service Here’s a common question that’s worth sharing. From a reader: Recently my lights in my fifth wheel have started getting dim and sometimes flickering. How can I determine whether my problem is a four-year-old battery or the charger or the converter? I have disconnected my negative battery post while plugged into campground service. When... Read More

Secure hiding places in your RV

By Peggi McDonald There are many places to create “out of sight” hiding places in your RV. It’s difficult to steal something quickly when you don’t know where to look. One common “hideout” is small containers buried inside food packages such as coffee, cereal, sugar, rice, etc. Other ideas: • Screw bottle lids to the hidden underside of a cupboard,... Read More