The brake controller packs some smarts into neat and compact dimensions. We take a look at how you can spend the bucks to avoid the bang
Summer is on its way in Australia, and while this time of year is perfect to hit the road, nobody wants to travel like a melted snowman. But there’s many things you can do to help make travelling more bearable, so let’s start by looking at your tow tug.
There’s nothing like pulling up to a camp and having everything – within mere minutes - set up, nibbles chucked in the bowl and a cool drink close to hand. Packing isn’t exactly fun, but if it’s done right, it saves you from a damaged van, strewn belongings and unwanted veggie mash. There’s no shortage of stories going around camp fires on bad packing and wise words about how to avoid it. It’s an art that can be learned the easy way or the hard way. The easy way is to load ‘n’ go with some careful forethought. The hard way is to pack ‘n’ go in a rush, and when disaster strikes, try and learn from the terrible consequences. Let’s remove the latter from this equation and help you to pack safely.
As a little tacker, Mum would tell me to go outside and play in the dirt. The ensuing hour-long soak in the tub to get the dirt and mud off my whole body and the half a container of Omo to wash the muck from my clothes, was not what she had in mind.
Read this before you take off on your next RV adventure …
Scenery and serenity… sometimes it’s necessary to get as far away from the everyday as possible.
Did you lock the door on your way out? Did you feed the dog? Did you do the other dozen or more jobs that should be done prior to cranking over the holiday-mobile?
Water is a balancing act for RV owners. Take too much and you’re carrying unnecessary weight; take too little and you could be refilling from undesirable sources. Here’s our practical guide to collecting and keeping potable water fresh for longer.
There is a lot of misinformation and rumours going on in the industry relating to correct fitment of barbecues and bayonet fittings.