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

Dramatic geology at Red Rock Canyon State Park

  By Bob Difley The 50-site campground at Red Rock Canyon State Park is tucked into the base of colorful desert cliffs where once the Kawaiisu Indians hunted rabbits and small game. I was reminded of this when I had taken no more than a dozen steps outside my motorhome and confronted a coyote stalking a cottontail. Suddenly the coyote... 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

Enjoy a cozy RV this winter with Mr. Heater

  By Bob Difley Portable Buddy With a larger heating surface, fold-down handle, swivel-out fuel connection, and an easy-start four-position control, the Mr. Heater Portable Buddy sets the new standard for portable radiant heating comfort. With its low-oxygen shut-off and tip-over safety shut-off systems, this heater provides safe, reliable heat anytime, anywhere. How Much Heat Do You Need? You can... Read More