Handy Gate tailgate lifts loads to and from pickup bed

  By Bob Difley Ultra-Fab Products’ new Handy Gate takes the strain out of moving heavy items, such as handicap mobility scooters, ATVs, golf carts plus many other heavy items from home to your favorite recreation area without the strain of physical lifting.  Handy Gate is a tailgate lift that easily elevates loads of up to 1,000 pounds from the... Read More

Versatile strainer collapses, folds flat for storage

  By Bob Difley If you are an RVer you likely look for stuff that folds, comes apart, deflates, or collapses to fit into your already constrained storage spaces. New materials and processes are now making more and more utility items into reduced versions for efficient storage. The Collapsible Kitchen Colander by Comfify is the ideal workhorse for cooking and... Read More

Mix it up with Cuisinart’s Smart Stick Hand Blender

  By Bob Difley This Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender is designed to handle a variety of basic tasks, such as blending, mixing, chopping, grinding, whipping, and pureeing to give you time for more creative culinary undertakings. The 2-speed control – plus chopper/grinder and chef’s whisk attachments – let this hand blender perform the tasks of 3 food prep appliances.... Read More

Tuson launches RF Wireless Camera System

  By Bob Difley Tuson RV Brakes announced it is launching its new and improved RF Wireless Camera System for sale immediately. “We now have RF Wireless Camera Systems in stock at our Tuson Vernon Hills, Ill., facility. Tuson RV Brakes has worked hard to improve our RF Wireless Camera System before we decided to release it,” said John Soptich,... Read More

Take a load off those tired legs

  By Bob Difley Whether it’s to take a break while waxing an RV or fishing from a secluded bank, everyone needs to take a load off once in a while. Shurhold Industries’ Bucket Seat/Lid turns its World’s Best Rope Handle Bucket, or any ordinary five-gallon pail, into a convenient stool and storage container. Made of durable plastic, the Bucket... Read More

Combi-Cam Combination Cam Locks secure your outside lockers

    By Bob Difley Your RV compartment locks, if you didn’t already know, are the same as many other RV compartment locks used by manufacturers — which means that there are a lot of people out there that have keys to your locks. Combi-Cam Combination Cam Locks resolve that quandary with combination locks that you can set so that only... Read More

BLM fees for boondocking in the Southwest explained

  Here’s a question from a reader(s) of RVtravel.com about boondocking. Do you have a question for Bob? Email him at bob.rvtravel (at) gmail.com . Hi, Bob, We are new to full-timing and trying to learn about boondocking in the southwest BLM lands. Some people say you need a permit while others say there are time restrictions.  Where do we go to learn more? Thanks. —Mark... Read More