TV antenna not pulling in the signal? This may help

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris Bless the heart of old John Winegard. A “Depression Era” child, Winegard started his fortune in the 1950s when he designed, marketed and manufactured his first television antenna for home use. But it wasn’t until the 1970s that the Winegard family “discovered” the RV market. The technology for the Sensar TV antenna was... Read More

The readers write — Rants and back-pats

  Edited by Russ and Tiña De Maris Rambling Reviews The video feature, A bit of rambling on a Friday Night, took plenty of commentary from readers. Most of it positive, and we’ll acknowledge too, that some with limited Internet bandwidth access feel a bit slighted. Here’s just one of the notes that came in. Pamela had a suggestion on... Read More

Full-time RVing: Self-storage insurance for peace of mind

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris A wannabe full-timer posted this query on an internet forum: “We are planning to RV full time for about a year. When our home sells, we will place our personal effects (furniture, etc.) in storage and go on the road. Our problem is that our insurance company will not insure our goods when... Read More

Newbie tips: Understanding your propane regulator

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Unless your RV is a motorhome, chances are good it has an automatic changeover regulator. We say that, as motorhomes come equipped with a single propane tank; all others commonly have two removable LP cylinders. We’ll use the terms “LP” and “propane” interchangeably. Having two removable containers is really a blessing. If one goes... Read More