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

Tailgate open or closed? Which is more fuel efficient?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It’s an age-old campfire discussion among RVers and pickup owners. Everybody wants to save money on gas — do you drive with the pickup truck tailgate open or closed? Up or down? Driving with the tailgate closed would seem counterintuitive. After all, won’t the wind get “caught” by the tailgate and simply tend to... Read More

Using small inverters to keep your stuff charged

By Dave Helgeson Traveling with all of today’s modern conveniences like digital cameras, cordless tools, laptops, tablets, electric razors, etc., equates to the need to charge them on a regular basis. If you frequently dry camp for long periods, do you find yourself constantly battling to keep things charged? While some of the items mentioned above can be operated with... Read More