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RV Computer Desk – Custom RV Workspace

RV Computer Desk – Custom RV Workspace

An RV computer desk is an essential need for our RV travel. I work on the road and need both a comfortable as well as functional RV workspace. Our needs are not unusual for the working RV traveler – space for documents, keyboard, mouse and multiple monitors. I also...

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EPOARTIST Camper Wheel Chock Stabilizer

EPOARTIST Camper Wheel Chock Stabilizer

One of the annoyances often experienced with RV’s is the movement when walking around the camper. This can be amplified if you have a 5th wheel and you experience the shake when someone goes up and down the steps going to the upper section over the tow pin. Using a...

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Installing the Haloview Handy 7 RV Backup Camera

Installing the Haloview Handy 7 RV Backup Camera

Backup cameras are a great tool for any RV. A backup camera provides a view of the back of the RV so the driver can see obstacles when backing into a camping spot or negotiating a parking lot. Another added benefit is having a view of traffic behind the RV when...

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Replacing An RV Refrigerator

Replacing An RV Refrigerator

After 6 years of heavy RV travel, it was time to replace our RV refrigerator. Our current unit was getting a little beat up inside from all the bumpy roads, plus the compressor was making a strange noise when starting up. We took the latter as a sign the refrigerator...

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RV Power Explained

RV Power Explained

If you follow any of the RV groups on Facebook or participate in any of the RV forums, usually you’ll see questions about RV power. We also receive questions from our ilovervlife.com website or comments on our YouTube channel about RV power, the various RV power...

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Making a Standing Desk

Making a Standing Desk

This was a fun project. A day’s effort with big returns. We decided to help a teacher. Julie, our daughter teaches third grade and with the Covid-19 challenges she will be teaching students in a classroom as well as those online. This created a number of challenges...

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Haloview RD10 RV Rearview and Dash Cam

Haloview RD10 RV Rearview and Dash Cam

We have another great product to review from Haloview. In the video below, we install the new Haloview RD10 RV Rearview and Dash Cam. This is a very interesting video system partly based on Haloview’s enhanced range system that allows the rear camera to connect to the...

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OBDLink MX+ Monitoring Your RV Tow Vehicle

OBDLink MX+ Monitoring Your RV Tow Vehicle

With the thousands of miles Joan and I cover each year with our RV, we’ve always been concerned with the performance and monitoring of our F-350 engine and transmission when we tow our 5th wheel. Our largest concern centers around the amount of heat generate during a...

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RV Seasonal Maintenance – Wax, Caulk and More

RV Seasonal Maintenance – Wax, Caulk and More

There are several forms of maintenance that should be considered for your RV. There are tasks that should be considered yearly as well as RV seasonal maintenance. I place tasks in RV seasonal maintenance that should occur in 2 to 3 year increments. This time period...

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Replacing LCI Motorized RV Awning

Replacing LCI Motorized RV Awning

Replacing LCI Motorized RV Awning After 6 years, our RV awning had seen better days. From beating it up at the beach along with a constant battle with at the tree limbs at rural campgrounds, the RV awning stitching busted pulling a 10 foot section away from the side...

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Using the Haloview RD7

Using the Haloview RD7

We've been using the Halowview RD7 for over a 1,000 miles of travel and we've been pleased with the operation. We've written blogs and created videos over the past several months of the Haloview RD7 Backup Camera installation and Haloview RD7 Front and Side RV Cameras...

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Haloview RD7 – Front and Side RV Cameras

Haloview RD7 – Front and Side RV Cameras

Several months ago we installed the Haloview 7” Wireless Range Dominator System on our 5th wheel. (See the blog here - Haloview RD7 Backup Camera). We were so impressed with the quality of the system and the simplicity of installation that we planned to expand the...

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Trailer Suspension Repair

Trailer Suspension Repair

Let’s face it. RV travel along our highways can be a challenge, especially when it comes to rough roads, pot holes and construction. Our last trip was especially challenging and after 5 years of travel we broke a leaf spring hanger. To our good fortune, it occurred...

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Vlogging Cameras for RV Travel

Vlogging Cameras for RV Travel

Not everyone wants to create and contribute to a YouTube vlog. But, everyone should think about documenting their RV travels regardless if your chose to develop a YouTube channel, at least save the memories of all the great places visited. There are a wide range...

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