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Let’s go! Trip planning apps and websites

For me, planning the trip is a huge part of the fun of experiencing a trip. I get to look at the map, pick...

Winterizing Your Camper’s Water System

My sister and her two friends contacted me and asked, "While we are discussing campers. Your sister said you know how to winterize the...
Truck and Camper, Vale, CO

Hitching My Fifth Wheel – a pictorial

As a follow-on to my Hitching and Unhitching My Fifth Wheel post, I decided that a pictorial view of each step would be useful....

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...

Palomino Sabre Factory Tour Photos

I recently found myself at the Palomino Sabre (a Forest River company) factory checking on some repair work that was being done to my...

Fixing That Crappy Bed – Mattress Topper

Like most RVers, we have had marginal success with the comfort level of the mattress that came with our camper. We even paid for...

How to Dump RV Tanks (it’s not so icky!)

After towing, I think the single most daunting idea when it comes to campers is the concept of having to deal with the poops...

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...
Campfire

How to: Make Your Own Easy Fire Starters

Ask a dozen campers how they start their fires and you'll get twenty different answers ranging from the purist - twigs, ruffage and a...

My Camper has Two Sewer Hookups

My Sabre 36QBOK has a total of 5 waste water tanks and two sewer connections on the side of the camper. Cue scenes from...

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