Take your entire library on the road

By Greg Illes By now, most folks know about e-books (electronic books), those microscopic packets of electrons that blossom magically into entire books in full color. E-books are sometimes embraced, sometimes hated, and nearly universally misunderstood to some extent. For RV life, electronic books are a huge blessing, virtually eliminating any space or weight taken up by conventional tomes. So... Read More

Missing or damaged roof vent? “Spacey” suggestion to the rescue!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We recently told you about a video on using reflective emergency blankets. Reader Astrid Bierworth was quick to let us in on yet another use for these easy-to-store “space” blankets. “While in Utah recently, we were hit by a sudden, damaging hailstorm. Several RVs in the park where we were sustained damage. The hail... Read More

Pick your next generator carefully

By Greg Illes Before you repair or rebuild that Onan built-in generator, and certainly before you purchase another portable generator, there are some relatively new issues to be aware of and consider. The old Onan 4KW series, and most older portable generators, use a fuel motor (gas/diesel/propane) to drive a motor-generator. This requires that the engine run at a constant... Read More