Category: Gadget Reviews

Passive Steering on Diesel Pusher Tag Axles

Passive steering on motorhome tag axles. Many larger diesel pushers made today are equipped with tag axles. This is a third axle having single wheels at each side that resides behind the dual wheeled drive axle. This feature increases the carrying capacity to help meet the heavier optioned coaches. They also can reduce the weight distributed
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Big Changes in Quality and Size of RV Televisions

RV televisions — a look at the big changes in quality and size. Televisions in RVs have undergone a sea change in both quantity and size. The 17-inch over-the-dash mounted TV has been replaced by a 40-inch (or larger) high-definition flatscreen. The loaded motorhomes of the ’90s that bragged of a TV in the bedroom
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Oasis Hydronic Heating Unit: An Innovative Approach

Hydronic heat has replaced the furnace and water heater on many motorhomes over the past decade.  These systems deliver heat to the coach’s interior while also supplying continuous hot water on demand.  Recently, I had the opportunity to tour one of the manufacturers of these marvelous inventions. International Thermal Research, a manufacturer of advanced diesel
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Sani-Con Sewage System: Powering Waste Disposal

Is the Sani-Con Sewage System the solution? When it comes to RV sewage waste tanks, the 3-inch “Stinky Slinky” comes to mind. Used on most RVs, the large hoses rely on gravitational force to empty the tanks.  While all motor homes come standard with this setup, an optional macerator type is available in addition on some
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