RV essential tools: Electrical multimeters

  By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is an article he wrote while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. There are many brands and kinds of multimeters, from inexpensive dollar store specials to Flukes and Extechs. While I’ll refrain from recommending any particular brand or mode, I will make a few recommendations for features.... Read More

Slide-out drawers add storage space under tables, cabinets

  By Bob Difley If you have an RV that is smaller than a rolling mansion, you likely could use some additional storage space. Like where do you keep your wine bottle opener, the chopsticks when you bring in Chinese takeout, or your favorite chef’s knife? The Add-A-Drawer can put those daily-use items just a slide away from use –... Read More

Sikaflex-221 — the workhorse of RV sealants

  By Bob Difley Sealants should be a part of every RVer’s toolbox. With the beating an RV takes, especially now with America’s roads needing major repairs and pothole fixing, at some point you are going to need to reseal around a vent or a window frame to prevent leaks.  Sikaflex-221 is the most well-known brand of one component polyurethane... Read More

Think of this case as your iPhone 7’s bodyguard

  By Bob Difley Having recently dropped my iPhone and breaking the glass, when I saw the SLXtreme iPhone 7 case it got my attention. But it’s more than that — waterproof, drop-proof, with a built-in solar charger, and more. Sounds like a good idea for active, on-the-go, outdoorsy RVers.  Here’s the complete press release. “Extreme iPhone protection in the... Read More

Shurhold polishers turn chores into easy tasks

  By Bob Difley From giving new life to a sun-faded classic to keeping a late model RV in showroom-like condition, nothing beats a quality polisher. Shurhold Industries offers three models that fit any need or budget and turn tiresome chores into simple, easy tasks. Shurhold’s most popular model is the random 8 mm orbit Dual Action Polisher. It makes... Read More