Tools for RVers: Two handy screwdrivers

Spotlight on Tools Here’s a useful tool you might want to carry with you in your RV. By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician A standard throughout the RV industry, Robertson or square head screws hold almost everything in an RV together, from cabinetry to outside trim. Robertson screws are used because the screws hold exceptionally well to the screwdriver or... Read More

Good Sam said it — and, sad to say, it’s true

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service In one of our daily doses of advertising from Good Sam was the opportunity to purchase an extended service plan (ESP) for our motorhome. While we have a fifth wheel, not a motorhome, that’s not what caught my eye about the offer. The attention-grabbers were the two statements just below the opening sentence: “#1 Motorhomes... Read More

No Shock Zone: Part Three: Testing campground outlets

  By Mike Sokol A July, 2010 survey in RVtravel.com revealed that 21 percent of RVers who responded had been shocked by their RV. Review the survey results at www.noshockzone.org/15. What follows is the third segment of a 12-part series about basic electricity for RV users and how to protect yourself and your family from shocks and possible electrocution. This... Read More