What’s the Big Deal About Torsion Axles On an RV?

Hmmm … a torsion axle?If you’re shopping for a small- to medium-weight trailer, you might have come across a torsion axle as mentioned in a sales brochure.So you’re wondering: What’s…

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Your Know-It-All Guide to RV Width (And Why It Matters!)

Let’s talk about America's most popular subject: width.Vertically-challenged pop-ups, scrawny teardrops, fluffy Class C’s, willowy Class B’s, behemoth Class A’s, big-boned 5th wheels and dad-bod travel trailers. All of 'em.There…

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Is Diesel Actually Better than Gas for an RV Motorhome?

Which is better: A diesel or gasoline RV motorhome?(What came first: The chicken or the egg?)The question itself is deceptive. What’s the measuring stick for “better?”Here’s the short n’ sweet…

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You Should Buy a (Wired) Proportional Trailer Brake Controller!

Pop quiz!What’s between you and certain death when you’re slamming the brakes to avoid crashing into the back of a decelerating semi-truck?Answer: Your brake controller!You need a brake controller to…

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Let’s Talk Tongue Weight: What Keeps You Up at Night?

You can’t tow safely unless you know the tongue weight of your RV.Too little tongue weight can cause uncontrollable trailer sway.Too much tongue weight can overload your tow vehicle hitch…

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The Hidden Danger of a Weight Distribution Hitch

I have some bad news for you.I know that’s a rotten way to begin an article, but honesty before civility.Almost all RVs should use a weight-distribution hitch.(That’s not the bad…

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