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Power Surge Protector

As we add more electronic goodies to our RVs, the need for surge protection grows. And it’s not just electrical surges. More power-hungry RVs increasingly challenge the RV park electrical environment, and low park voltage can harm appliances in your RV. Hughes Autoformers recently released the Power Watchdog, a new

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Monitor Your Fridge Temperature

An easy way to keep tabs on your refrigerator is to use an inexpensive indoor/outdoor thermometer. To make sure your food stays fresh, simply place the outdoor sensor inside the refrigerator compartment and you can monitor the temperature. A safe temperature range is 35F to 45F, and I prefer to

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USB Chargers

    Are you tired of those cell phone and tablet chargers taking up all the electrical outlets in your RV? Check out one of the many new USB chargers that are designed for the auto and boat world. These charge ports are small, easy to install and some even

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Replacement Compartment Locks

Did you know that most RV manufacturers use the same key pattern for storage compartment locks on every RV they build? Look at your RV keychain. If your storage compartment key is stamped CH-751, then almost every RVer has a key to your RV! This is probably okay if all

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Micro-Blaze Septic

I’m going to step out on that proverbial limb and talk about a controversial subject: holding tank treatments. It seems that everyone has a favorite toilet chemical. They are also certain that the inferior substitute you are using is nowhere near as cheap, effective, safe or easy to use as

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Boeshield T9

RVs are exposed to the extremes of weather. Our rigs hang out at the beach, bake in the sun and endure the rain and snow. Rust and corrosion are commonplace, and we want our RV to last a long time—right? I’ve been using a product for many years that is

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RV Door Window Shade

Most RV entry doors have a window, but in many cases, that window is frosted glass. That’s fine for letting light in; However, it’s difficult to see through! This can be a problem when someone knocks on your door, especially at night. If you’re tired of having a window you

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Thermacell Backpacker

I’ve reviewed other Thermacell products, so when they recently came out with a new backpacker version, I was interested, but skeptical, as I don’t backpack often. However, this may prove to be the ultimate mosquito solution for RVers as well. For those who are unfamiliar with Thermacell products, the repellent

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Hitch Accessories

There are many useful cargo accessories available that fit into a standard two-inch receiver hitch. There are bicycle carriers, storage boxes, scooter carriers and cargo platforms, to name a few. Unfortunately, most travel trailers don’t come with a hitch receiver on the back, so you can’t use them. Or, can

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