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

Manage your temperatures for a long and happy RV life

By Greg Illes When running an RV, most people think about temperature fairly minimally: How’s the engine? Usually, there’s (at least) an engine coolant temperature gauge on the dash, and all too often that one datum gets undivided attention. Well, there are a lot of reasons to divide your attention to other matters of temperature. If you are doing any... 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