Bavarian tiny homes debut in Washington RV park

  By Emily Woodbury The Thousand Trails Leavenworth RV Campground in Washington is introducing the latest Petite Retreats Tiny House Village with a “Tiny Open House” event Saturday, June 24th. The 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. event will include lunch for attendees.  The five individually designed, Bavarian-themed tiny houses (named “Adeline,” “Belle,” “Hanna,” “Otto,” or “Rudolf”) are surrounded by nearly seven miles of hiking…

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Reader seeks help with Keystone trailer problems

  From editor Chuck Woodbury I received this email from reader Peter Morgenstern about several unresolved issues with his Keystone Cougar travel trailer and lack of acceptable response from Keystone. I am sharing it with you to see how many others have had the same experience. Please leave a comment if you have encountered similar defects in your Keystone trailer. How did…

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Beware of Electric Shock Drowning — Critical information!

  You’ve most likely read my articles and watched my videos about RV hot-skin conditions. But for those of you who boat or swim around boat docks, there’s another dangerous shock condition that claims dozens of lives a year. It’s called Electric Shock Drowning (or ESD for short), and it occurs when a boat or dock is powered by an…

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RVer wonders if shock from RV is due to reversed polarity

  Hey Mike, I replaced the valve on my black water flush-out system today and noticed that when I touched any metal part of the frame of my trailer, I could feel an electrical current running through it! Not enough to really shock me, but certainly enough to cause some discomfort. It doesn’t matter where on the frame I touch,…

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