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Did you know that if you save your Bounce dryer sheets, they do a great job of removing bugs from the front cap of your 5th wheel or travel trailer.  TRY IT! And all this time we've just been putting Bounce in the dryer.  Check out these other great uses for Bounce: 1. Get rid of ants: It will chase ants away when you lay a sheet near them.  2. Musty book smells: It takes the odor out of books and photo albums that don't get opened too often. 3. Repels mosquitoes: Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt...

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This tip is from an Excel 5th Wheel Owner ... "I have a turn signal auto flasher velcroed on the inside of my pinbox (keep it out of the weather), just in case I have an emergency situation, where I have to leave my unit on the roadside at night (or dark day) without the tow vehicle attached. Simply plug the flasher into the trailer plug at the no.3 (green wire - taillights) and no.4 (black wire - B+)  This will use the trailer batteries to flash all running and taillights to warn motorists. You may have to bend the flasher...

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Here are some tips to follow when emptying your RV’s holding tanks after a great camping weekend. Wear protective rubber gloves and avoid touching the outside of the gloves.  It's a good idea to keep a box of disposable gloves in your RV's utility center or in the basement close to the utility area. When emptying both the black and gray tanks, dump the black-water tank before the gray-water tank so the “soapy water” from the gray tank can clean the residue from the hose. Don’t dump the black-water tank until it is at least two-thirds full. Don’t leave the...

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