Campground Etiquette – A thing of the past?

May 31, 2011 by · 8 Comments 

Just spent a great Memorial Day weekend in Shenandoah National Park at the Big Meadows Campground. Beautiful weather, s’mores, children playing, great hikes. Overall people were friendly, no loud drinking parties, but I was amazed by how clueless some people were to the ‘unwritten’ rules of camping. And since they’re ‘unwritten’, how are they supposed [...]

How to Protect Your Blades

How to Protect Your Blades

May 27, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

The next time you enjoy a cup of coffee, hold on to that foam cup—it can be used to help protect those expensive motorhome wiper blades. Simply place a cup under each wiper arm so that when you’re parked the blades are raised off the hot windshield. By Harvey Hetrick, Torrance, California This tip can [...]

Battery Basics for Your RV

Battery Basics for Your RV

May 27, 2011 by · 14 Comments 

By Ken Freund Batteries are essential for unplugged camping, yet they often get no attention until there’s a problem, which is often too late to save them. Here’s a quick primer: Popular RV batteries come in three basic types: Conventional flooded electrolyte, gelled electrolyte and absorbed glass mat (AGM). Flooded batteries have been around the [...]