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RV Gadget Box | Portable Induction Cooktops

Compiled by Mark Nemeth #45776, Escapees Technical Advisor ​Most RVs don’t have large stove tops, and the burners are usually fairly low output. This can be a challenge when you want to cook a big pot of food such as gumbo, stew or soup. Several of my RVing friends carry

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From the Bookshelf

By Marcella Gauthier #12371 Full-time RVing and Grilling on the Road Take Risks: One Couple’s Journey to Quit Their Jobs and Hit the Open RoadJoe Russo #126844 • Weretherussos.com 2017 • ISBN: 978-1549900563 Kindle: $5.99 • Paperback: $14.99 Joe and Kait Russo #126844 are an amazing couple who quit their

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Tire-SafeGuard TPMS Review and Installation Tips

Usually about this time of year I write about some Christmas present we got ourselves that made more work for me. This time the job was simple, and long overdue. Tire-SafeGuard TPMS Why Choose the Tire-SafeGuard TPMS? We’ve been on the road ten years and have had two trailer tires

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RV Window Shades

By Joe Russo #126844 Insulation for your RV can make a huge difference in terms of comfort. One of the first modifications my wife, Kait, and I tackled was installing custom RV window shades in our camper van. Pre-made, reflective insulation shades are available, but depending on the type of

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From the Bookshelf | July/August 2013

Camping and Life RelivedBy Marcella Gauthier #12371 Casino Camping, Sixth Edition Guide to RV-Friendly CasinosJane Kenny #66929Roundabout Publications 2013TravelBooksUSA.comISBN: 978-1885464460 • $15.95 Why do so many RVers take advantage of the overnight parking at casinos? Because it’s safe and free. So, why is it that even more RVers don’t take

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RV Gadget Box

 Compiled by Mark Nemeth #45776Photo: Escapees members Jack Barry #65881 and Valerie Mayleben #98522 enjoying an Outland Fire Bowl campfire. Over the years, I have looked at a lot of different propane-powered fire pits, and I’ve always found them to be lacking in some way. Either the pit was too big,

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Weight and Safety Tip | Tire Pressure Monitoring System

By Jim Koca #86367, Escapees RVers’ Boot Camp Instructor If you don’t have a tire pressure monitoring system, you might want to consider getting one for your travels. Tires should be inflated to the correct inflation pressure in order to receive proper performance. Under-inflated tires will cause the heat to

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Weight and Safety Tip | Rims and Tires

 By Jim Koca #86367Escapees RVer’s Boot Camp Instructor At Escapees RVers’ Boot Camp, and now on the RVers Online University, I talk about the need to understand the design and function of tires on the RV. These tires are rated to carry a certain load at a maximum air pressure.

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RV Gadget Box | November/December 2017

Compiled by Mark Nemeth #45776, Escapees Technical Advisor For years, the RV industry has needed a better entry-step option for raised trailers and pickup campers. I’ve seen seriously unstable and barely-usable steps on these types of RVs. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a better solution? Well now, a

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