Never get lost with Avenza maps – use even offline

  By Bob Difley Imagine being out in the boonies somewhere, as we RVers tend to do quite often, and you find yourself just a little lost. So you open your smartphone to get directions and — no Internet connection. Also imagine that you had already downloaded the Avenza Systems map for your area through its free app, and voila!... Read More

Protect your RV’s finish with long handle neoprene sleeve

  By Bob Difley Accidentally scratching the paint on an RV with a metal handle while washing it is a thing of the past with Shurhold Industries’ new Handle Mate PFD. It protects RV surfaces from scratches, dings and other blemishes that can be caused by unintentional slips. The Handle Mate PFD is a durable black neoprene sleeve that fits... Read More

Make plug-in electric heaters safer with SmartPlug

  By Bob Difley Portable heaters are a convenient way to ward off the season’s chill, but these devices increase amperage loads that poorly maintained electrical systems can’t handle. SmartPlug Systems, maker of the revolutionary SmartPlug, offers tips to identify potential safety hazards in a shore power system, and ways to safeguard against overheating and possible fire. With a traditional... Read More

Portable collapsible outdoor LED camping lantern

  By Bob Difley Etekcity’s portable outdoor LED lanterns are perfect for emergencies or for camping. They feature an omni-directional design with 30 low-current, energy-saving, bright white-light emitting diodes, yielding 360 degrees of high-intensity, long-lasting illumination. The low power consumption keeps the lantern glowing in regular brightness for up to 12 hours. When the battery power of the lantern runs... Read More

RV stove top cover provides more work space

  By Bob Difley Enhance and complement your RV kitchen décor with the Camco RV Universal Fit Black Stove Top Cover that protects and hides burners while adding counter space in your RV. Cover is hinged for easy access to the front burners and acts as a splash guard between the burners and the wall when it is folded back.... Read More

Video: How to use an RV microwave convection oven

  In this video Nikki Wynn shares a few tips on how to use an RV microwave-convection oven combo. Nikki shares how to set the oven for proper cooking including times and temperatures, and shares why a convection oven is perfect for RVers. She also includes advice about choosing the best convection oven bakeware. Watch more great videos about RVing at... Read More

Sidekick grill attaches to RV for convenient use

  By Bob Difley Fleming Sales has released a new 11,000 BTU LP gas grill designed to be used on a tabletop or attached directly to a recreation vehicle. The RVAD400 Sidekick grill offers 214 square inches of cooking surface and 66 square inch warming surface, and includes grill, bracket, mounting rail and LP adapter. The bracket mounts to the side... Read More

Cooluli introduces six-can cooler/warmer

  By Bob Difley Cooluli introduces a portable six-can AC/DC electric cooler and warmer that fits in a counter or in a vehicle. The thermoelectric system allows for easy switching from beverage cooler to food warmer. Holds up to six 12-ounce cans or four 16-ounce bottles. The device changes from cooling to heating with the flip of a switch and... Read More

Opti-Brite LED headlamps: rugged, with stunning engineering

  By Bob Difley Optronics International, a manufacturer of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, announced its most advanced Opti-Brite LED Headlamps featuring advanced retroflective LED technology engineered to emit a wider, brighter beam for increased visibility and safety, and an eye-catching LED conspicuity array that enhances the lamp’s style and appearance and sets them apart from other LED headlamps. Beginning with... Read More