Figuring out generators, CO detectors, fumes – and safety

Exhaust, generator noise, carbon monoxide detectors – Greg tries to figure it all out and not get asphyxiated in the process.  By Greg Illes Contributor, RVtravel.com My generator is quiet, but never quiet enough. I usually run it on a long cord, away from “Howie,” our motorhome. In fact, I run it very rarely: Our solar system usually keeps our batteries... Read More

Managing the nail-biting thrill of a crowded fuel stop

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you’re a fulltimer, or even if you’re not, you may be driving the largest vehicle you have ever driven. Great for living quarters, but another matter when it’s time to fuel up your rig. Maneuvering in and out of the fuel station can become anything from a challenge to a nightmare. Swinging your... Read More

Should you turn your propane off when traveling?

Whether to travel in you RV with the propane turned on is an oft-heard debate among RVers. In this excerpt from a live webcast of RV Talk Live, former RVtravel.com technical editor Chris Dougherty explains why it’s not a good idea to travel in an RV with the propane turned on. Sponsored by http://RVpowerOutlet.com . Subscribe to this channel: http://youtube.com/rvtravel. Read More

Do you know the main factor of your tires’ life?

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you live the life of a 24/7 fulltimer you know how tire life contributes to your annual financial picture. They’re expensive to replace and are an important factor in your driving safety. Let’s look at what you can do to reduce tire cost without sacrificing safety. Industry experts, including tire-consuming fleet folks,... Read More