Keeping spare light bulbs is a bright idea

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a story he wrote while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. These days many new RVs come equipped with all LED lighting, which is great. LEDs last a long time and are very energy efficient. The rest of us still have good old-fashioned light bulbs that burn... Read More

RV Electricity – Is this non-contact voltage tester on?

  Dear Mike, I just finished reading your book “RV Electrical Safety” twice.  You have demystified things I’ve only guessed at for years.  I now feel more comfortable working around the pedestal and connecting my RV to shore power at campsites.  Thanks for all that you do to help keep us RVers safe around electricity. I have a 30-amp outlet... Read More

Add-on small shelves can organize or display

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It seems like there’s never quite enough “space” for everything in the RV. Sometimes an off-the-wall idea can help. Actually, in this case, it’s an on-the-wall idea. Need a handy spot for small stuff you need beside the bed at night? Tired of knocking pill bottles, glasses or that paperback book off the nightstand?... Read More

King introduces clear dome satellite TV antenna

Minnesota-based KING has introduced two new, state-of-the-art automatic satellite TV antennas, with first-ever clear covers for use with DISH and DIRECTV satellite services, according to a press release from the manufacturer. The new DISH Tailgater Pro and new KING Quest Pro for DIRECTV are designed for use as either a portable or a roof-mounted satellite system for RVs. The clear... Read More

Folding camping table fits in compact carrying bag

  You can never have too much working surface – especially for preparing food, barbecuing outside, seating additional guests, or just somewhere to put stuff in your campsite.  The Moon Lence Ultralight Folding Table features simplicity in design, stable holders and a portable package. Weighing only 1.59 lbs., with up to 33 lbs. holding capacity, the folding table is sturdy, convenient... Read More

Anything Keeper organizes your stuff discreetly

  Keep anything and everything handy. Clean up your counters and drawers with this kitchen – or anywhere – storage solution, allowing convenient storage for all your necessities. Watch your iPad while cooking, charge your phone while it’s stored, and keep your wallet/keys/prescriptions handy – up and out of the way. When you’re doing a bunch of different stuff or... Read More

Pawscout: The Smarter Pet Tag™ tracker

  By Bob Difley Pawscout, the advanced and connected pet accessory, provides benefits and features designed for owners to build safe communities for their pet. The traditional pet tag offered little more than an address or phone number. Pawscout gives pet owners a whole new way to connect with and keep a close eye on their furry family members. The... Read More

Portable propane campfire: A safe campfire solution

By Bob Difley RVers love campfires. It’s part of the lifestyle. We build them in protecting metal rings as well as inside a circle of rocks when boondocking. But after the devastating wildfires of 2017, the safety of our campfires is becoming paramount – if it wasn’t already. If you often take your RV into camping locations where a safe... Read More