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Friday, March 24, 2017

Caravan parks: three we love, three we long for

Looking for a place to dip your toe in and perhaps, just maybe, catch some dinner as well? Here are our picks for a great stay near the water… Words & Images Melinda Uys 1 We...

How to service your bearings & brakes like a pro*

We show you how you can service the vital running gear on any caravan. Words & Images Philip Lord *You’re probably not a pro, so unless you’re handy on the spanners best leave this job to...

Think you know how to tow?

I didn’t, but completing a tow course changed all that… Words Morgan Lane Images Sam Rees Jones Since my induction into the caravan world last September, I have received a crash course in all things caravan...

Lessons from a tight arse traveller

Don’t let money hold you back. Words Grant Hanan & Linda Bloffwitch, Images My Aussie Travel Guide Whether you’re off for a relaxing weekend getaway or packed up to do a lap of the map, most...

Is LPG the forgotten fuel?

Did the turbo-diesel onslaught kill what’s really an economic fuel choice? With diesel priced on par with (or more than) petrol, we re-examine LPG. Words Colin Young  LPG – Liquefied Petroleum Gas – has long been...

Beginners guide to free camping

If you’ve ever felt daunted by free camping because you didn’t know where to start, we’ve got some top tips to help get you taking the free camping leap in no time! Words & images...

Towing Mirrors – How not to cop a ticket

You can’t just hitch up and head off without a clear and legally-enforceable view behind you. Words & images Marty Ledwich Ask someone who spends a lot of time on the roads what is their biggest...

7 towing laws you need to know

Words & images Marty Ledwich So….you’ve decided to do that big lap around the country and you’ve bought yourself a nice new caravan and a 4WD to tow it. You’re all loaded up with everything...

Not all solar panels are created equal

Here’s how to tell them apart Words Collyn Rivers images Mark Allen & RV Daily Few things in everyday life fall in price as have solar modules. In 1977 they cost about $100/watt, limiting use mainly...

12 Pros & Cons of Lithium Batteries

It’s flexible but expensive, - is lithium power right for you? By Collyn Rivers PROS 1 - ENERGY LEVELS LifePO4 batteries will release energy at any level required in RV use. Given adequate inverter capacity virtually all your...
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