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Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

Maximizing Storage: Above the Door Shelf Ideas

We always admired Roadtrek’s above-the-door pocket shelves (or rail pockets or whatever they’re called) used on any of the Chevy or older Dodge models. They are so handy for so…

Too Many Photos? Never!

Too Many Photos? Never!

RVers love to take photos and these days, we can take and store more than ever. But what do you do with them? How do you keep from running out…

Is My Battery Charged?

“What is wrong? My battery was low, so I turned on my generator, and 20 minutes later the battery was full, so I turned off the generator. But 20 minutes…

RV Closet Contents Revealed

RV closets are dimly-lit spaces jam-packed with clothes. And the smaller the RV, the more packed the closet.  The wardrobe closet in our 19.5 foot Roadtrek 190 Popular is 16-inches…

Editing those smartphone RV travel videos

From sunsets, to travelogue-style movies, the latest smartphones and tablets allow us to capture more video than ever in our RV adventures. Apps for video editing are getting better and better and with…

Let there Be Light (for Fewer Watts)!

I recently undertook a conversion on our 2008 Roadtrek 190 Popular, swapping out the original fluorescent light bulbs for LED bulbs. Now this might sound simple, as in remove one…

On the Road: Microwave Replacement

Why don’t things quit working before we hit the road? We had just headed out in our winterized Roadtrek for a 10 day trip when we found the microwave oven…

Gadgets: Your RV’s Own Aurora Borealis

Your RV exterior at night can be the Black Hole of Calcutta or Times Square on New Years Eve. There are two reasons to think about night lighting: decorative entertainment…

Meandering off the Interstates

“Not all those who wander are lost,” so wrote J. R. R. Tolkien in The Lord of the Rings. It is so true when it comes to traveling across the continent in…