Category Archives: RV Tips

How to Increase your Tow Vehicle’s Longevity

When you spend fifty thousand dollars or more (of your hard-earned money) for a tow vehicle you don’t intentionally abuse the vehicle. But sometimes we abuse the vehicle and don’t even know it.  For example, if you don’t have the proper hitch set-up and too much weight is resting on the hitch ball itself you…
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Understanding RV Extension Cords

Extension cords are necessary when the RV cord doesn't reach the campsite pedestal. Mark reminds us to only use extension cores when necessary. Avoid using an indoor extension cord outside as they are not made for the outside elements. Mark explains the difference between inside and outside extension cords and how to determine the capacity…
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2019-03 RV Education 101 Shows Us Replacing worn seals on your RV

Mark from RV Education 101 replaces worn parts on his project RV. When your RV is exposed to elements for extending periods of time, fading and cracking occurs. Today we are going to replace some of the plastic components of the RV that are beyond saving. After inspecting all the plastic components, we saw the…
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Preventive Maintenance Checks for RV Generators

I talk about preventive maintenance (PM) all the time because it is effective in heading off more serious and costly maintenance issues caused by mechanical breakdowns, malfunctions or failure of a component or system. Preventive Maintenance consists of cleaning, inspecting, lubricating, adjusting and servicing your RV before there is a problem. Today I want to…
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Create a Water Bypass for your RV Water System

 Water Heater Bypass System Understanding your water heater bypass system in your RV is important, especially during cold weather to prevent damage to your hot water heater. The Water Heater Bypass System will make a lot more sense after watching this video segment. For more information about RV safety and using your RV visit…
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Getting that Campfire Started

What can you do with egg cartons and candle wax that will make your next camping trip more enjoyable? Jeff shows us a pretty easy way to create your own guaranteed to light fire starters using old candle wax and egg cartons. It's something he learned a long time ago as a Boy Scout! Sometimes…
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RV Tech Tip – Propane Caution

Jeff Johnston shows us how easy it is to get ourselves into a dangerous situation if we’re not careful around an RV gas stove. It’s amazing how quickly a simple thing can turn into a dangerous situation when we least expect it. This is what happen to Michelle and Laurie (Two Gals and a Dog)…
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Cooling your RV Refrigerator – An RV Tip

If you’re an experienced RVer then you already know when you first turn on your refrigerator after its been off for a while, it takes hours to get it down to operating temperature. So, you plan accordingly and turn on the refer about eight hours ahead of time or even longer. OK…. That’s the way…
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