Battery life is directly related to how deep the battery is cycled each time. A deep cycle is considered to be discharging the battery from 100% to 20%, and then charging back up to 100%.
A properly working RV waste valve should not leak and should be easy to operate. If you have a waste valve that leaks even a little, or the gate doesn’t open and close with ease then it’s time to replace it.
The result was the waterlines were immobilized and the void was filled with insulation but should we ever need to access the waterlines it's a simple matter of breaking up the foam enough to remove the plastic bags.
As full time RVers our water heater is almost always hot. The constant extreme heat will eventually cause the plastic drain plug to fail.
Our problem was no practical way of dumping the holding tanks. There was no suitable access to the main sewer line. It was at least 150 feet away. The solution seemed to be a macerator pump. The FloJet RV Macerator macerator only required a 3/4 inch garden hose and, according to specifications, had the ability to pump the waste up to 50 feet. With…
Modern RVs, made in the last 10 to 15 years, are plumbed using PEX tubing, sometime called PEX pipe, for the fresh water system. In fact, most new homes and commercial buildings use it too. It is so much cheaper than metal pipe and because it is flexible it is easier and less expensive to…
The Escapees RV Club has launched an online “Job Board,” that lets businesses and individuals post job opportunities and giving workers and/or volunteers the ability to create their profiles.
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Dynamax, 2014 Cardinal trailers, and 2015 Cedar Creek, Sierra and Sandpiper trailers. In the affected Forest River trailers, a rivet for the quad entry steps may shear and fail,…
The U.S. Forest Service says it's waiving day-use and camping fees for a day in the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests in Vermont and New York.
The Avail has many new features that appeal to motor coach owners that were previously unavailable on motorhome mounted tow bars including improved turning radius with better cornering, more maneuverability and smoother towing over rough roads.
Workhorse Group announced today plans to re-enter production of RV chassis at the Workhorse plant in Union City, Ind. Workhorse has been recognized as a leader in RV chassis throughout the strong RV marketplace of the mid-2000s, according to the…
Calico is an Old West mining town that began in about 1881. Calico produced about $20 million in silver ore over a 12-year span. In the late 1890s, the silver ore ran out and people began to leave Calico, eventually…