Steel wheel chocks keep you from rolling away

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician Parking an RV on any kind of incline, especially if it’s a trailer, can be a dangerous proposition. In the case of a motorhome, a parking pawl (metal pin or lever) in the automatic transmission and the parking brake are all that’s preventing up to 56,000 pounds of hardware from rolling away and crashing... Read More

Buggy night in camp? Bugout shelter keeps bugs away

When Cam Bresinger incorporated his company Nemo he was still in college. Only two months later, following his graduation, Cam moved it into an historic mill in Nashua, NH with a goal to revolutionize tents. With the credibility gained after successfully introducing his line of tents with Nemo’s air supported technology, he moved on to other products. Bugout was one... Read More

Leave roof vents open even in rain with MaxxAir covers

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician Imagine this: You are dry camping in the rain in July. Stuck in your RV, you can’t run the air conditioner, and because it’s raining you can’t open the roof vents. So there is almost no ventilation. No fun, right? Ventilation of an RV’s interior is of primary importance. During the warmer months, using... Read More

HepvO replaces sink P-traps, save space, keep odors away

The number one complaint of RVers is holding tank odors coming into the inside of their RV. The HepvO is the innovative hygienic self sealing waste valve that replaces the traditional water-seal P-traps and prevents the escape of foul sewer air from waste discharge systems. Unlike conventional waste traps — which work well in stationary houses, but have many drawbacks... Read More

Charge your cell phone with a campfire

By Chuck Woodbury I suspect that headline grabbed you. It sounds ridiculous! But it’s true. It’s about a device called the Power Pot, which for gadget freaks like me is just about the coolest camping accessory to appear in a long time. The Power Pot uses hot water to generate power — essentially acting as a mini thermoelectric generator.... Read More