RV Lifestyle eZine




Helping to Make Your RV

Lifestyle Run Smoothly


    July 2016

    Issue #342





  • Security at the Campsite
  • Let There be Light
  • New Portable Heaters
  • ​Geography Trivia

Out of the 46 million North American households that are active campers, only 9.7 million, or 21%, are RV campers. The rest of America uses tents or cabins. This eZine issue is for you.

Security at the Campsite

In a security-conscious world today, we travel always looking over our shoulder.  It would be great if we could throw a net around our stuff and go have fun.

Well, here it is: the Larry Alert.






What is it?
  • Larry is on-the-go smart wireless security alert
  • Sized to fit in your pocket, as portable as your cell phone
  • Built with a weather-resistant housing to withstand
    rugged environments
  • Paired with downloadable smartphone app available
    on Google Play and App Store
  • Larry attaches using suction cup mount and secure
    Velcro strap tie-down

What does it do?

  • Larry watches your stuff when your back is turned
  • Larry connects to your smartphone using advanced
    long range wireless technology
  • Once activated, it creates an invisible shield around
    your toys, tools, or equipment
  • When the shield is broken by a person or object,
    the alarm-mode is triggered
  • Alert is 15 sequential photos taken to show the triggering
    event in action
  • Shout out directly over the voice speaker with a stern
    warning or a happy greeting

Package includes:

Larry device, LiPo rechargeable battery, charger adapter and micro USB cable, SD card, lock-down cable, adjustable suction cup mount, velcro strap, carry bag, quick-start guide.


"Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair."
                                         - Khalil Gibran, third best-selling poet of all time


Let There be Light!

When your camping lantern is smarter than you, that is when you know you are destined to be comfy in the great outdoors.


For under $80, the 02Tech Smart Lantern can measure the temperature, humidity levels and barometric pressure wherever
you go.



Just one charge keeps it powered for up to 30 days, and, with a built-in USB port, it does the same for your other devices.


The three-pound lantern’s built-in tripod is a great addition to any campfire party. With 16 million different color options to set the mood, stay in control using an app on your phone.

"Conquer the Road: RV Maintenance for Travelers" this eBook (or paperback) covers maintenance of all the basic systems and much more is included. Find out how the air conditioning and hot water heater works! How do you perform simple maintenance on the generator, hydraulic levelers, and the roof. Learn the best way to maintain the septic system, find out how an inverter or converter works...and more! Click HERE for more info! eBook or paperback available.



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The Adventure of a Lifetime"

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Two New Ways to Heat Up


Personal Ceramic Heater
This Lasko #100 MyHeat Personal Ceramic Heater burns only 200 Watts while it keeps you warm and toasty. If you find yourself in a low amperage electric tent site, or a drafty cabin, this may be the answer to make you comfortable.

Self-Regulating Ceramic Element

Automatic Overheat Protection

Maximum Heat Power: 1.50 kW

Energy-Smart, uses only 200 Watts and 2 Amps when in use

3.8" D x 4.3" W x 6.1" tall  ETL listed



Safe ceramic element, overheat protection and cool-touch housing
Comes in 4 colors and has a 3-Year Limited Warranty




Mini Fireplace Heater

To promote a little romance during the camping trip, PuraFlame offers this little gem: PuraFlame Mini Fireplace Electric Heater



  • 100% LED light creates a flame and lighted charcoal effect. The flame can be used without heat. No gas or oil needed, no harmful smoke.
  • Adjustable thermostat maintains the room at the selected temperature. Safety features include tip over and
    overheating protection.
  • Supplemental heat for up to 400 sq.ft. Easily moved from room to room.
  • Dimensions: 9'' L X 5.7'' W X 12'' H, 1250W, 1-year Warranty.


Geography Trivia


1. Which of the following states does not share its name with a U.S. river?
a. Arkansas
b. Nevada
c. Delaware

Hint: The capital of this state is Carson City.

2. Where is the geographic center of the 50 states?
a. Kansas City, Kans.
b. Jefferson City, Mo.
c. Butte County, S.D.

Hint: Don’t forget to consider Hawaii and Alaska.

3. If you wanted to stand at the northernmost point of the United States, where would you go?
a. Point Barrow, Alaska
b. Caribou, Maine
c. Hallock, Minn.

Hint: Next stop: North Pole.

4. What state has the highest average elevation?
a. Alaska
b. Colorado
c. New Mexico

Hint: The Rocky Mountains live here.

5. There is a spot in the U.S. that lies 282 ft below sea level, the lowest point in all the states. Where is this spot?
a. Death Valley, Calif.
b. Atlanta, Ga..
c. New Orleans, La.

Hint: This place is landlocked.





1. Nevada. The Delaware River originates in the Catskill Mountains and empties in the Delaware Bay, while the Arkansas River begins in the Rocky Mountains and joins the Mississippi River in Arkansas.
2. Butte County, S.D. If you travel to Butte County, S.D., just west of Castle Rock, you will be at the geographic center of the United States (44' 58' N. lat., 103' 46' W. long.)
3. Point Barrow, Alaska. Bring your mukluks, it’s cold in Alaska.
4. Colorado. Colorado and its Rockies boast the nation’s highest average elevation: 6,800 ft/2,073 m.
5. Death Valley, Calif. New Orleans is 4 ft below sea level, and Atlanta is 940 ft above sea level.




  Healthcare and the RV Lifestyle” provides information on the important elements required to help you deal with healthcare on the road. Find out what you need to know and how to use this information. Click HERE to find out more.






Find out if the RV lifestyle is right for you. If you have questions, "The RV Lifestyle: A Dream Come True" is an eBook that contains the answers. Click HERE for more information about this eBook.