Articles By: Kevin McKenzie

Costco 6 Volt Batteries

I’ve been a long time fan of 6 volt batteries for my trailer. The amp hours in a pair of 6 volt batteries is about double that of one 12 volt deep cycle battery and with proper maintenance will outlive them as well. My last set of Trojan T-105’s lasted 7 years and were sold with my trailer...
January 17th, 2011 | Accessories Hi-lite | Read More

Backlight your Control Panel

My control panel on my Voltage toy hauler is setup so that the labels are etched from behind the fiberglass panel. This makes it viewable with daylight but at night they are hard if not impossible to see. To fix this I  added a cheap LED light strip on the wall behind the panel and wired it to the...
January 14th, 2011 | Tips | Read More

Dutchmen Voltage V3900 Review – Part 1

Preface I took delivery of Dutchmen’s brand new 2011 Voltage V3900 Toy Hauler the week before Christmas. My plan here is to give a detailed  2-part review with the goal of informing potential new buyers and to possibly help the manufacturer learn from someone who uses their toy hauler like it was...
January 12th, 2011 | Toy Haulers Hi-lite | Read More

Pre-Delivery Inspection

Understanding the Pre Delivery Inspection Process Next to your home, buying a new toy hauler or RV is probably the biggest financial transaction you will make. Being prepared and understanding what to expect is important to making the experience a positive one. Whenever you buy a new toyhauler you...
January 4th, 2011 | Toy Haulers Hi-lite | Read More

California Non Commercial drivers license

In California, to legally tow a 5th wheel trailer with a GVWR greater than 15,000 lbs. or a travel trailer with a GVWR greater than 10,000 lbs you need to have a Non-Commercial Class A drivers license. Everyone knows this, right? Surely when you buy one of these behemoths the dealer informs you of this,...
November 12th, 2010 | Headlines, Toy Haulers | Read More