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Miriam Richardson

Understanding your motorhome, caravan, fifth wheeler Australian Collyn Rivers has travelled in a wide range of different sorts of RVs. He learned in real life.

He has crossed the centre of Australia 12 times, travelled through Africa, towed a 40 year old caravan 700 km north of the Arctic Circle. 

He’s dealt with every issue you are ever likely to encounter on the road. He’s also an engineer and a writer who can translate complex topics into real English and has a number of books to help you understand∞ manage, build and or modify a recreational vehicle. 

His books are often in local libraries;

you can buy them at or 

online (Australia) -- Choose > Our books  
or buy a kindle version from ($AU14.27).

You can download the contents and a chapter of each book to judge its usefulness before you buy. If you have your caravan, trailer or motorhome already, or are planning to build your own, this book 
is an ideal and comprehensive reference book. 

There is so much to learn, to use and manage these well∞ and I have found it really useful to understand the ins and outs, even if I intend to employ an rv professional to do the actual work. It is a book you can dip into, find and read what you need to know at this moment∞ and a reference book to refer back to. 

The book covers every conceivable aspect of campervan and motorhome usage. Among other things it covers the different kinds of vehicles, lighting, LPG, water, toilets, showers, heating, solar, batteries, inverters, mains power, fridges, TV, comms, preparing for a trip, keeping safe∞ and more.


Highly recommended. 

If you are thinking of buying, Collyn has this comprehensive book just for you: How to Choose and Buy an RV: Here's how to get it right first and every time

BY: Miriam Richardson

Next issue: Caravan and Motorhome Electrics 

There is so much to learn, to use and manage your rv well.

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