In our last post, we looked at the cracked travel trailer frame I discovered while working on the A-frame of my RV. The reason I was getting up close and personal with my trailer’s frame was that I was designing a system to help carry the load of a heavier generator behind my LP bottles. […]
Spring is the time of year many of us pull the RV out of storage, de-winterize it, and give it a good cleaning inside and out in preparation for the upcoming camping season. Most of what needs to be done is common sense stuff that we can see with our eyes, but there are other […]
Did you take the plunge and buy your first RV at one of the RV shows this winter? Are you getting ready to hit the road and head out on your first camping trip? Listed below is a brief, yet important checklist to ensure a great and safe season without any problems. 1. Choose the […]
Winter camping means one thing: more time spent around the campfire, as the weather is colder and daylight is in short supply. One way to enjoy your time spent around the campfire with friends is indulging in delicious food. Awhile back I shared how to cook breakfast on a stick. In this installment, we will […]
Do you know how to perform CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation? If not, it’s a good idea to learn. You never know when you’re going to be thrust into a Good Samaritan role, so why not be prepared? Each year in the United States more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur, some even on a golf course. […]
Fall has arrived for many RVers across the country, and with it is the return of the rainy season. Many of today’s RVs, especially travel trailers (mine included), feature a floor plan with a queen bed across the front or rear of the RV. They also come with a storage compartment under the head of […]
Throughout the years I have shared temporary fixes for an inoperable water heater and furnace, suggested back up plans when things don’t work, and what to pack in your electrical bag to keep your 12-volt system up and operating when something goes awry. Here’s another tip to remember. Just recently the check valve on my […]
Protect your RV from delamination by following the easy way to seal RV seams with Dicor Lap Sealant.
Even a slightly crooked campsite can cause sleepless nights. Learn to level your fifth wheel in these four easy steps and you’ll enjoy camping just about anywhere.