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Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

You can tow this RV with a bicycle

In Elkhart, Indiana not long ago, we met a local man who has developed what may be the world’s smallest RV, a super small little trailer that, at5 70 pounds,…

RV Quick Tip: Seal up those food bags

We love wandering around the vendor areas at big RV shows, looking for handy products that make the RV Lifestyle a little more fun or convenient. So it was at…

RV Quick Tips: New way to start your campfire

Tired of paper matches that run out or burn poorly? Same with the little plastic lighters fulled with butane. On a recent camping trip, our friend Tom Burkett shoed us…

How to Test a Battery Isolator

Nearly every motorhome owner will at sometime experience a charging problem with their house battery. Note that even if you have two (or more) house batteries we will use the…

Apps to keep track of everyone

One of the challenges about RVing and camping is keeping track of everyone, be it on a hike, at the campground or at an RV rally or gathering. Turns out…

Leveling Blocks and Campervans

Sometimes bigger IS better – a friend of mine has a 36 foot Foretravel Class A motorhome, and takes great pride in showing me his leveling system. It’s a button…

Trail and Hiking apps for the RVer

We’ll all be out there RVing and spending more time soon with Mother Nature – hiking, biking, and running the warmer weather days away. The last thing anyone wants to…

Stop those annoying spam calls

Don’t you just hate it when you’re enjoying a getaway in your RV and your phone keeps ringing with calls from spammers? If it seems like we’re getting more and…

Free up space on your smartphone

More and more, we RVers are relying on ur smartphones for much more than making telephone calls. From photos and videos, to navigation to budgeting spreadsheets, our smartphones have many…