Index to Helpful Articles
published in Discovery Express
Updated July 11, 2018
Subject Topic Issue Page #
COMPUTER AND INTERNET Asset protection Fall 2007 8
  Backing up files/disk imaging Winter 2008 15
  Cloud computing April 2013 11
  Computer security/Identity theft and flash cookies April 2010 20
  CryptoLocker and other malware January 2014 4
  Email information July 2010 8
  Extending WiFi range October 2011 18
  Cellphones, WiFi, get up to date October 2010 11
  Campsite planning via computer April 2013 20
  Map overlays for GPS Summer 2007 11
  Passwords and Evernote July 2013 4
  Preventing computer attacks October 2011 19
  Strong passwords Summer 2009 21
  USB C January 2016 4
  VPN -- Virtual Private Network October 2013 16
  Windows 10 and USB 3.1 April 2015 5
       
ARTICLES FROM
NON-DOAI CONTRIBUTORS
     
GARY BUNZER (The RV Doctor) A safe LP system January 2015 15
  Advice about maintaining RV exterior April 2014 21
  Five ways to assist your RV service facility July 2010 16
  How to install an RV toilet July 2016 19
  RV waste system plumbing odors October 2012 18
  RVs, rubber roofing, and you April 2010 15
  Simple steps to leveling your RV January 2011 21
       
MIKE SOKOL (No~Shock~Zone) Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part one October 2010 17
  Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part two January 2011 16
  Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part three April 2011 6
  Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part four July 2011 17
  Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part five October 2011 20
  Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part six January 2012 15
  Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part seven April 2012 13
  Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part eight July 2012 14
  Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part nine October 2012 16
  Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part ten January 2013 15
       
MARK POLK Air conditioner short cycling July 2013 19
Carbon monoxide poisoning in RV January 2010 18
  Campground ratings July 2013 19
  Extension cords/electrical adapters/trip planning reminders/wiper blade maintenance April 2011 19
  Five minutes to a warmer RV January 2016 19
  Generator facts and figures January 2011 15
  Getting the most from your RV refrigerator July 2016 16
  Hitch receiver weight ratings vs tow vehicle weight ratings October 2015 19
  How to avoid being a crime victim while Rving July 2015 16
  How to inspect RV for water damage January 2015 16
  How to live with 30 amps January 2017 11
  On-the-road safety tips for RVers Spring 2005 18
  Post-winter motor home maintenance checks April 2016 15
  Tips for extending life of RV awnings October 2012 14
  RV Spring preparation checks April 2018 27
  RV tire failure October 2011 8
  RV emergency weather plan July 2012 13
  Motor home owner maintenance  mishaps October 2010 20
  Top 3 emergency items for RV owners April 2017 20
  Understanding weights April 2013 24
  Motor home driving tips to avoid RV insurance claims July 2014 18
  Consumables items to always have in your RV October 2015 22
  Reduce fuel consumption July 2014 20
  Upgrade your RV antenna with a HD digital RV antenna July 2017 15
       
BILL PINCHAK RV safety precautions: overloading, equipment failure, etc. April 2010 18
       
AON RECREATION INSURANCE All you need to know to tow Fall 2008 18
d/b/a AIS RV Fighting small fires Fall 2006 18
  Hidden hazard of the road: deep vein thrombosis Spring 2004 20
  Hitting a deer can save your life: Know what to do October 2012 21
  Increasing your safety while driving at night July 2010 20
  Preparing for a medical emergency on the road Summer 2007 18
Safe summer travelin' July 2010 19
  Sharing the road with truckers Summer 2007 14
  Staying one step ahead of severe weather Summer 2005 15
  Supplemental braking systems Fall 2004 18
  Traveling with pets October 2012 11
  Traveling with propane Spring 2006 18
  RV safe driving tips October 2015 20
  Weathering the storms on the road Winter 2006 17
  Windshield damage: has it hit you? Fall 2004 22
  Woman's perspective from the driver's seat Summer 2005 18
       
CHRIS BRYANT Troubleshooting roof top RV air conditioners  July 2013 23
       
DR. DOMETIC SAYS Awning maintenance Summer 2007 17
Maintaining your RV refrigerator July 2010 22
       
RON JONES Ever think about full-timing? October 2010 19
  One man's view of full-timing January 2011 18
       
ROGER MARBLE, THE TIRE GUY Be careful when you do research or before you buy tires October 2012 20
  Can't use CAT scales April 2014 15
  Do you need to balance your RV tires? April 2012 16
  Don't check your tire pressure July 2016 18
  How RV tires are developed and why some are a compromise October 2011 5
  How to avoid tire blowout and calculate cold tire inflation July 2014 19
  How to inspect tires January 2015 13
  Reading a tire April 2015 20
  Soften the blow to the wallet when buying tires April 2015 20
Tire maintenance July 2013 17
     
CARY LOCKWOOD When it's time to re-tire October 2011 6
     
GOOD SAM CLUB Protect yourself against unexpected blowouts October 2011 16
     
TIRERACK.COM Determining the age of a tire October 2011 7
     
CAMPING ROADTRIP LLC Camping first aid kit essentials July 2015 17
  Eco-friendly campfires July 2012 21
  Create a survival ditch bag July 2012 14
  Loosen up your body during a long drive April 2012 18
  Solar RVing October 2012 15
  Wildlife photography tips April 2014 20
     
TOM AND RAY MAGLIOZZI Warming up the RV engine April 2014 15
     
FLEETWOOD TECHNICAL
INFORMATION
Batteries Summer 2008 18
  Battery maintenance Summer 2006 8
  Care and cleaning: Exterior Fall 2007 17
  Care and cleaning: Interior Winter 2008 16
  Chassis air system Spring 2006 17
  Electricity - a shocking article Spring 2009 12
  Fresh water system Summer 2009 16
  General maintenance (mis-titled "sealant maintenance") Fall 2005 16
  Humidity and condensation Winter 2009 18
  Pre-trip checklist Summer 2007 12
  Reactivating RV from storage Spring 2008 14
  Refrigerator maintenance Spring 2007 16
  Sealant inspection January 2011 5
  Sealant maintenance Summer 2005 11
  Understanding Discovery warranties Winter 2006 13
     
MAINTENANCE A/C short cycling July 2013 19
Awning maintenance Summer 2007 17
  Bay door latch repair April 2010 22
  Chassis care for the road ahead October 2013 18
  Cool comfort: Tips and tricks Spring 2008 17
  Day/night shade repair Fall 2009 9
  Exercising diesel generators October 2010 7
Five ways to assist RV facility July 2010 16
  Generator: Spring tune-up Spring 2006 18
  HEUI failure October 2013 21
  House batteries Winter 2005 19
  How to maintain finish on your Fleetwood RV Spring 2009 11
  LED handle repair and prevention April 2010 22
  Loose screws Summer 2005 16
  Lubricating RV and other locks July 2015 20
  Post-winter motor home maintenance checks April 2016 15
  Refrigerator maintenance July 2010 22
  Refrigerators: Cool tips Fall 2004 19
  Rooftop air conditioner water leaks July 2012 11
  RV maintenance tips from Freightliner July 2016 17
  RV refrigerator tips July 2011 8
  RVs, rubber roofing, and You (The RV Doctor) April 2010 15
  Sealant inspection January 2011 5
  Shower floor repair, part one Winter 2007 16
  Shower floor repair, part two Spring 2007 12
  Splendide washer/dryer consumer tips January 2016 15
  Troubleshooting rooftop RV air conditioners July 2013 20
     
MODIFICATIONS An interesting shower Spring 2009 13
  Bedroom ceiling fan Fall 2009 8
  Bedroom drawers Spring 2004 19
  Carpet/flooring replacement Fall 2004 16
  Carpet/flooring replacement Fall 2007 17
  Case of the cat that locked the door April 2014 17
  Coffeemaker holder becomes a cabinet Fall 2005 15
  Couch table Spring 2004 19
  Dining fold-down shelf Spring 2004 20
  Dining table replacement Winter 2008 18
  Dining table/computer cabinet Fall 2005 15
  Extreme temperatures call for extreme measures October 2016 16
  Fence for dash Summer 2005 15
  Fold-down desk January 2013 20
  Freezer boxes Summer 2005 15
  Front entry storage cabinet Winter 2008 19
  Front LCD TV conversion Spring 2006 15
  Great refrigerator switch July 2013 14
  Headlight exchange July 2012 8
  Headlight-on warning buzzer Winter 2006 19
  Kitchen drawers/pantry Spring 2004 19
  Matching cabinet color January 2012 19
  No more fog/no more frayed strings April 2014 16
  Propane tank joined Summer 2004 20
  Shelf behind sofa Spring 2004 19
  Skylight cover January 2013 20
  Tabletop coffeemaker Summer 2004 20
  Toilet shut-off valve Summer 2005 14
  Tow pin lock/safety cable storage Summer 2004 20
  Under-sink drawer Summer 2005 14
  Under-sofa Drawer Fall 2006 11
  Under-table drawer Summer 2004 20
  Wireless doorbell January 2012 19
     
SAFETY/SECURITY/HEALTH Aerosol can caution Spring 2007 20
  Bad roads = bad experience Spring 2009 17
  Barbecue basics July 2016 13
  Better safe than sorry April 2010 18
  Camping first aid kit essentials July 2015 17
  Carbon monoxide poisoning in RV January 2010 18
  Driver becomes ill: What do you do? Summer 2004 17
  Extended service contracts - good or bad? Spring 2009 18
  Fighting small fires Fall 2006 18
  Gas can safety advisory Spring 2005 16
  Getting there safely Summer 2006 9
  Getting there safely Spring 2005 18
  In-your-seat exercises Spring 2004 21
  Increase your safety while driving at night July 2010 20
  Keeping that emergency exit window open July 2017 9
  Load capacity of RV Spring 2004 18
  Leveling your RV -- six simple steps January 2011 21
  Listen to campground's driving directions vs GPS January 2016 19
  Lock your toad Summer 2009 3
  Medical emergency Summer 2007 18
  October is fire safety month October 2012 24
  Prevent identity theft Spring 2004 18
  Road trip recommendations Summer 2009 18
  Robbed! January 2013 17
  Safe LP system April 2011 18
  Safety and security Winter 2003-04 16
  Safe summer travelin' July 2010 19
  Security systems for the Discovery January 2010 18
  Severe weather tips Summer 2005 15
  Sharing the road with truckers Summer 2007 14
  Simple exercises to loosen up your body during a long drive April 2012 18
  Sitting-too-long hazard Spring 2004 20
  Slide prevention and recovery Spring 2008 16
  Storms on the road Winter 2006 17
  Thetford issues new Norcold recall April 2013 4
  Terrorist attack tips Winter 2005 21
  Too close a call Spring 2009 16
  Travel security checklist Winter 2006 17
  Travel to/in Mexico Fall 2004 13
  Traveling withpPropane Spring 2006 18
  What you need to know to tow Fall 2008 18
  Be wise: winterize Fall 2009 21
  Women driving Summer 2005 18
     
SPECIAL ARTICLES OF INTEREST All things DOAI January 2016 11
  Big changes coming to RV broadcasting and cell phones July 2017 6
  DOAI Advisory Group Spring 2005 10
  Re-introducing Discovery Friends April 2017 6
  Rvers' good neighbor policy July 2016 21
  Selling your Discovery July 2013 16
  Volunteering - much more than a free campsite April 2013 12
  What is Camp Discovery? October 2013 22