SmartPlug connector reduces fire/electrocution problems

By Bob Difley As part of its ongoing product evolution, SmartPlug Systems has incorporated several upgrades into its 30A connector. The BF30 30A Retro-fit Connector ushers in a new standard of safety for boat and RV owners. Changes to the BF30 30A Retro-fit Connector are all internal. The improvements incorporate the same proven technology which has been used for several... Read More

If you wear a bra, the Racktrap might be for you

By Bob Difley With a headline like that, how could you not read further? The fact that the frustrations of three marketing women executives, who got tired of lugging huge pocketbooks around, was the impetus for what would become the Racktrap speaks for its value to women who would like to quickly access money, credit cards, license, ATM cards and... Read More

Coyote camping (boondocking) in the Southwestern deserts

By Bob (BoondockBob) Difley Of all the styles of camping, from backpacking tents to fancy RV resorts accommodating 40 foot+ motorhomes, coyote camping (ultimate boondocking) in the Southwestern deserts may be the most challenging – but also the most rewarding for lovers of nature, open space, free campsites, and solitude. Coyote camping, by my unofficial definition, is camping away from... Read More

Protect your pets with a Sun & Bug Blocker suit

By Bob Difley With summer and increased outdoor activities fast approaching … there is now a way to protect your pooches from possible cancer-causing UV radiation, dangerous insect bites and grass burs. Hurtta’s new Sun & Bug Blocker suit covers a dog’s legs, body and neck with a thin but strong breathable material that is impregnated with Clariant Sanitized® finishing.... Read More

Shurhold system enables high quality DIY RV detailing

By Bob Difley RV owners tired of paying $5–7 a foot to have their rigs professionally cleaned can instead detail with quality DIY tools and products. They make the job fast and easy, while being significantly less expensive. Thoroughly rinsing the RV first will loosen dirt and grime, soften stuck-on insects, and wash away debris that might scratch the finish.... Read More

America’s greatest camping deal! Winter stays in Southwest deserts

By Bob Difley writer Wintering in the Southwestern deserts offers some of the nation’s most frugal camping and boondocking opportunities. Making it possible is: (1) the abundance of public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the desert areas, and (2) cheap, privately owned land outside of urban areas, enabling entrepreneurs to build campgrounds with lower... Read More

There’s more to “RV retirement” than just a lawn chair

By Bob Difley This is the decade when baby boomers start retiring, taking to the highways in search of the “real America,” exploring our national parks, and boondocking in our national forests and in the southwestern deserts. Part of that dream — since you can easily recall how hard you’ve worked all your life — includes snoozing in a camp... Read More