Eww, stinky water! Sanitizing the fresh water system.

Recently we started getting a rotten eggs smell from a couple of the hot water faucets in our camper. This is usually an indication...

Tips and Tricks to Backing Up

I think the most daunting task for most RVers is the idea of backing their camper into a site. Sure, there are the few...

Help! A/C Comes On When Heat Comes On

As it gets colder, one of the common questions asked in forums is, "I turned my furnace on and the heat came on, but...

Quick tip: First Trip of the Year? Change Your Batteries

Each year, we are reminded with the popular slogan, "Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries" by the International Association of Fire Chiefs that we...

Camper Design – sleep 6, under 20′

My curiosity got the best of me after my tent camping trip this past spring. It was cold and miserably wet packing up (30-35...

Truck Weight – actual weight vs. advertised weight

I'm suddenly fascinated by truck weighing, weights and seeing how things add up. I was "lucky" that I got to take 1,500 pounds of...

Trip Planning – How Far Can You Travel in a Day?

Fortunately we have a few more travel comforts than this guy but when planning a trip, you still need to have a realistic plan...

How to Weigh a Fifth Wheel Camper (at CAT Scales)

I already wrote about How to Weigh a Travel Trailer, so it seems like I should also write about how to weigh a fifth...

Torque Specs for B&W Companion

For the B&W Model 3000 Companion, the torque specs are as follows: RV Pivot Arms = 80 ft. lbs. Draw-down bolt on the base = 40...

How to Weigh a Travel Trailer

I'm rather enjoying these "how to" types of write-ups. I need to do more writing about my actual camping experiences, but I'll get there...

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