Travel with a cat? Here’s a pussycat’s perspective

  Editor’s note: It appears that sometime when one of our staff writer’s laptop was left unguarded, another sort of “lap top” took over the keys to editorialize about the state of affairs of traveling pets. We present it to you for your careful consideration. Dawgs! They seem to be just about everywhere in the RVing community. And that’s all... Read More

RV moisture misery

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as’s technical editor. Dear Chris, Condensation forms inside both the wardrobe and the cabinets on my slide-outs only, not in any other storage compartment in my travel trailer when the temperature gets down to the lower... Read More

Expensive mistake when installing 30-amp RV outlet at home

  RV Electricity with Mike Sokol Dear Mike, Thank you for bringing the miswiring issue to light. I have been a licensed journeyman electrician for over ten years, but when a customer asked me to install an outside 30-amp outlet for his RV in the driveway, I accidentally wired it up for 240 volts, NOT 120 volts. That was a... Read More

Thor recalling RVs for possible electrical short

  Thor Motor Coach is recalling 528 model year 2014-2016 Tuscany motorhomes, models 40DX, 40KQ, 40RX, 42GX, 42WX, 44MT, 45AT and 45LT, manufactured April 11, 2013, to October 12, 2015. Water may leak into the keyless entry module and cause an electrical short in the affected vehicles. An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire. TMC will notify owners, and... Read More

Ancient villages preserved in Colorado monument

  Walk in ancient footsteps. Soak in the silence. Marvel at a night sky overflowing with stars. Hear a lone coyote’s howl. Experience the past at Hovenweep National Monument near Cortez, Colorado. Hovenweep preserves six villages once inhabited by the ancestors of today’s Pueblo people. Once home to more than 2,500 people, Hovenweep includes six prehistoric villages built between A.D. 1200 and... Read More

Ford recalls 650,000 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles

  From Ford Motor Company Press Release (December 2, 2016) — Ford issues safety recall for certain 2013-16 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to insulate seat belt anchor pretensioner cables Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 650,000 2013-16 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to insulate front driver and passenger seat belt anchor pretensioners to... Read More

New floorplans for Fleetwood, Holiday Rambler, others

  This article is based on a news release. (December 1, 2016) — REV Recreation Group is showcasing the Holiday Rambler Navigator, an all-new Class A diesel motorhome, as well as 14 new floorplans across REV’s four-brand lineup at RVIA National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., this week. In addition to the Navigator model, Holiday Rambler will showcase five... Read More