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...

Is Thousand Trails Right for You?

Campground memberships (Thousand Trails, Good Sams, Escapees, etc.), much like timeshares are either the greatest thing ever or the most cursed at by others...

Getting Weighed – an adventure at the CAT Scales

I'm a strong advocate for staying within all of your truck/tow vehicle's ratings. I don't agree with the philosophy that the numbers are artificially low...

Dead Battery in Storage – Installed a Battery Disconnect

After getting my Sabre 36QBOK, I found that the battery would be dead while in storage in less than a week's time. I also...

Getting Weighed #2 – Truck Only

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 gears...
SHURflo RV Water Pump

Problem! Freshwater Tank Unexpectedly Filling When on City Water

We were at camp one day when we noticed water was coming out of the overflow vent for our freshwater tank. It didn't make...
TST TPMS Color Monitor and new Sensor Style

How to use your TPMS

I've answered the question a few times on forums and recently fielded a set of questions on a Facebook group that essentially read, "I...
Overall RV Sewer System Diagram

What toilet paper (TP) should you use?

The black tank and it's ooey-gooey contents are one of the most feared aspects of RVing. One decision that people fret over is the...
What Surge Protector should you have for your RV/fifth wheel/travel trailer/motorhome?

What Surge Protector is best for my RV?

A common question on RV forums and RVing Facebook groups is “what surge protector should I get?” and the simplest answer is, none. That...

Dumping Tanks at a Dump Station

I have no shame in saying that we are RV park queens and often slaves to full hookups. But recently I bought a sewer...

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