Update on My Fluid Film & Boeshield T-9 Reviews

In this video, I update you on the performance of two products I have recently reviewed for corrosion prevention and lubrication. Both products worked well at preventing rust on the metal parts of the RV and both have excellent lubricant properties. Overall though I have to give the nod to Boeshield T-9 as my favorite … Read more

RV Fridge Maintenance – LP Gas Burner Cleanup

RV Fridge Maintenance - Gas Burner Cleanup Feature Photo

In this video, I disassemble, inspect, and clean behind my RV refrigerator access panel. I remove and clean the LP Gas burner assembly. Then reassemble, test the gas lines for leaks and inspect the burner flame. Our fridge is a Dometic model DM2652. Along the way, I show how I have installed fans for better … Read more

RV Fresh Water Tank was Falling Out!

Fresh Water Tank Repair Feature Photo

As I was completing my annual snowbird trip preparations to our Keystone Cougar fifth wheel, I was under the rig tidying up the coroplast plastic underbelly cover. Recently, I had repaired cracks in my waste tank and removed a clog in my black tank valve. So I was reattaching the underbelly section I had cut … Read more

Trailer Breakaway Switch – Install and Test

New Breakaway Switch Install and Test Feature Photo

In this video, I replace my old worn looking trailer breakaway safety switch with a new one. I explain the wiring and test it. The breakaway switch is there in case the fifth-wheel trailer, and the truck becomes separated during towing. If that happens, a safety line will pull the plunger out, and the switch … Read more

How to Use a Multimeter for RVers

Multimeter Basics Feature Photo

Several people have requested that I publish a video explaining the basics of how to use a multimeter. So, here is a video demoing some of its many uses when it comes to troubleshooting and analyzing RV’s electrical circuits and batteries. A multimeter is a swiss army knife of electrical testers. With it, you can … Read more

Black Waste Tank Valve Won’t Close Properly

Black Tank Valve Clog Repair Feature Photo

In this video, I disassemble my RV waste tank sewer plumbing and remove the black tank valve for inspection. For the last while, the black tank electric valve hasn’t been fully closing. Once I get the system apart, the problem is self-evident. I found a wad of toilet paper with what looked like sawdust jammed … Read more

Hiding Various Truck Dash Accessory Power Wires

Hiding Wires Behind Dash in my 2018 Ram Truck Feature Photo

In this video, I remove the center dashboard bezel in my 2018 Ram 3500 Tradesman truck and run various dash accessory power wires behind it. I have a GPS, Dashcam and RV rearview camera display and all have power wires with 12-volt plugs on them. To simplify and streamline things I place. the 3-way 12-volt … Read more

Tips for Keeping the RV Cool Without AC

Tips for Cooling the RV without AC Feature Photo

Introduction We do a bunch of boondocking on BLM and Forestry lands and dry camping in National, State and County parks. Because of this we often find ourselves without electrical hookups and no way to run our rooftop air conditioner to cool the RV during hot days.  We could fire up our two 2000 watt Champion … Read more