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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Getting Weighed #1 – Truck and Camper

This is part of a series on getting my truck and camper weighed. The truck is a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Dually/Crew Cab/Long Bed/4.10...

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