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Stepping Out, Stepping Up with Style

I saw a new Montana 5th wheel yesterday with a new kind of entry step. It has a good size step, adjustable, no rocking, no rolling and says it’s good for up to 500 pounds. It’s designed to work with the bigger 5th wheels and toy hauler. If I was in the market for either ...

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The difference between a Surge Protector, an Autoformer and an Electrical Management System is?

Each year more and more of the systems in our new higher end recreation vehicles become more electronic. Sadly, many of our recreation vehicle “resorts” are not keeping up the times. While their electrical services become older and less efficient our RV’s continue to demand more and better power. As a result serious stress on ...

America’s 5 Most Wanted RV Upgrades

05.28.2014 · Posted in RV Accessories, Webpages

Kirkland RV Sales out of Evert Washington (in our opinion, one of the most beautiful areas in the US) recently published this article on the “most wanted RV upgrades” and I think other than better internet hot spot they nailed the list pretty well. Why not read their list and see what you think. Tweet ...

Motorcycles and Motorhomes: Your Two Loves?

05.25.2014 · Posted in RV Accessories, RV Travel, Tips and Tricks

“OK, we’re set up in the RV park, now let’s get out and ride.” There are lots of RVers out there who enjoy both their loves, but what’s the best way to easily take that big bike of yours on your next Motorhome adventure? Some tow a pickup truck with their bike in the truck ...

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A Wedgie Your RV Will Love

05.16.2014 · Posted in RV Accessories, Tips and Tricks

Do your topper awnings drive you crazy when they flap in the wind? Are you pissed when your toppers pool with water when it rains? We were enjoying a relaxing evening chatting with RV friends the other night and Gord was explaining the benefits of his Awning Wedge. Boy, am I out of the loop ...

Solera Awning features Speakers and LED Lights in awning

05.11.2014 · Posted in RV Accessories

Want music outside your RV? But don’t want ugly speakers on your exterior walls? What if they put the speakers in the awning heads? What if they added LED lights while they were at it? The new patent-pending Solera Awning Speakers are located inside the two Solera awning heads, providing excellent sound quality and directing ...

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Pull a heavy trailer with your motorhome SAFELY?

04.19.2014 · Posted in RV Accessories, Safety, Tips and Tricks, Towing

Problem: You’re convinced you RV can pull your heavy trailer but there is no way the chassis will carry the hitch weight safely. Also, a little extra braking power would be helpful Trailer Toad could be your answer. If you hang around the smaller race tracks or horse shows sooner or later you’re bound to ...

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Lay some Shade on your Picnic Table

04.06.2014 · Posted in RV Accessories

Walked past a couple of fellow campers with these adjustable canopies over their outdoor tables. The manufacturer says they are good for sun, but my neighbor says his also works great for keeping leaves, twigs, even rain off his picnic table. It’s built by Shelter Logic, and it looks to me they do canopies and ...

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Best Bike Cover To Protect Your Bikes

03.15.2014 · Posted in RV Accessories

We have spent 8 of the last 14 years full timing in our RV and we have always carried our bikes. Needless to say our bikes have suffered from all the sand, salt rain and snow that’s been thrown their way. Over those years we hung our bikes on every kind of bike rack imaginable ...

Be Careful Where You Plug In.

OK, today we need to talk man to man. It’s time we had a chat you and I. You are old enough that you have to start thinking about Safe RVing. Let’s face it Big Fella,you need to pay attention to where you’re putting that power cord of yours. I’m not kidding here, we really ...

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Park Your Travel Trailer Like A Pro

09.07.2012 · Posted in RV Accessories, Travel Trailers

Do you have a problem getting your travel trailer into your back yard? Does the perfect RV site elude you because you can’t back your trailer in with your tow vehicle? There are oodles of power trailer movers out there but this one looks to me to be the sweetest and the easiest to use. ...

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A Little Story About Our Steering Stabilizer

  We are doing 65 or 70 miles per hour in the far left lane passing a couple of 18 wheelers on a Ohio Interstate when suddenly we hear a load noise from under the coach. I’m thinking it’s a tire but I can’t feel anything different so I assume it must be a rear. I also assume ...

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Wireless Full Color Rear Camera/Monitor System

04.03.2012 · Posted in RV Accessories

When you’re rolling down the highway, heading out for a great rv adventure don’t you want to know what’s really happening behind your RV? Maybe it’s time you added a rear view camera. Jensen it just out with a new digital wireless, full color camera/monitor combination that will work just fine on vehicles over 60′ in ...

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Say Good Bye To Slide Topper Awnings?

04.01.2012 · Posted in Product Review, RV Accessories

First there were slides on RV’s, then there were leaves and twigs and other junk screwing up the seals on slides. Then there were topper awnings. They kept most  the bad stuff off the tops of the slides but still allowed some dust and other junk to slip in under the toppers. The topper awnings also ...

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Surge Protectors

12.09.2010 · Posted in RV Accessories

A neighbor of ours in the RV Park right now lost 2 of his TV’s  and his microwave oven the other day. Seems there was a problem with the power in the area of the park he is in. Down the street in another RV park some folks in a brand spanking new high end ...

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RV Macerator Pumps

12.03.2010 · Posted in RV Accessories

These days more and more of the Class A’s and C’s either come with an RV macerator pump as either standard equipment or as an option. Until a few months ago I had never used one but our new rig came equipped with RV Sani-Con. Suddenly I’m an expert. When we are on the road, ...

How Do You Hang Your Laundry?

09.09.2008 · Posted in RV Accessories, Tips and Tricks

  So you are out having a great time in your RV and it’s time to do laundry. Some head off to the Laundromat and don’t come home til it’s all washed and dried. Others like my better half love the washer in our coach but is not very happy with the dryer part of ...

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