Trailer folk: Jack the frame – not the axle

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When we were new to the RVing-with-a-trailer set, we bought an older fifth wheel that had been sitting about on its tires for some time. Lots of tread left, sure, but the tires themselves had been exposed to plenty of UV radiation. Our RVing mentors “learned us” quickly that just because there’s plenty of... Read More

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 854

Issue 854 • February 22, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com, would you please visit there through this link? We’ll get a small commission on your purchase(s), which... Read More

RV Mods – A quick disconnect for your RV’s LP heater?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Many RVers have found it to their advantage to shuck the use of the factory RV furnace in favor of a “Blue Flame” or catalytic style heater. For boondockers, these LP-fired heaters are a godsend, as most use no electricity (no battery run-down) and are far more efficient than RV furnaces ever dreamed of... Read More

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 853

Issue 853 • February 21, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Sign up to get an email notification of each new edition of this newsletter. SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com, would you please... Read More

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 852

Issue 852 • February 20, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Sign up to get an email notification of each new edition of this newsletter. SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com, would you please... Read More

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 851

Issue 851 • February 19, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Sign up to get an email notification of each new edition of this newsletter. SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com, would you please... Read More

Keystone recalling trailers for wrong tires

Keystone RV is recalling 882 model year 2018 Crossroads Sunset trailers. These trailers may have Sterling Sport tires that are rated for 1,760 pounds instead of tires that are rated for 2,040 pounds as intended. The incorrect tires may be overloaded, possibly resulting in tire failure, increasing the risk of crash. Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will replace the... Read More