Thermacell Backpacker

I’ve reviewed other Thermacell products, so when they recently came out with a new backpacker version, I was interested, but skeptical, as I don’t backpack often. However, this may prove to be the ultimate mosquito solution for RVers as well. For those who are unfamiliar with Thermacell products, the repellent...

Thermacell Lantern

In a past RV Gadget Box, I reviewed the basic Thermacell mosquito repellent device. I field-tested my device in Alaska and it really does the job on pesky insects, even those legendary blood-suckers up north. Thermacell recently added a camping lantern to their product line and I couldn’t wait to...

Thermacell Mosquito Repellent

When I began my RV travels, I quickly learned some hard lessons about man-eating insects. I learned that, if mosquitoes find you tasty (and I’m apparently classified as mosquito “candy”), they may become your number-one form of entertainment in the evening. I found that while several gallons of OFF! deep...

Ease the Pain

Ease the pain—the pain and itching of bug bites, that is. Now I know from experience that, as RVers, we are in a position to encounter more bugs than anyone else as we travel down the road. I’m not talking about all of those bugs on the windshield; I’m referring...

Fire in the Bowl

Over the years, I have looked at a lot of different propane-powered fire pits, and I’ve always found them to be lacking in some way. Either the pit was too big, too heavy, too bulky or even too small. And, in most cases, the visual quality of the fire they...

Who’s Got Your Back?

The RV Gadget Box thrives on gadget submissions by readers, so when I received the following message from Janice Lasko, our editor, I was intrigued but a little skeptical. Over the years of RVing, we have had our fair share of chairs, and we feel we have found the last...