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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...

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...

Where to get weighed? No, not you- your truck and camper!

A lot of people know that they should get weighed, but don't know where to go. Here are some ideas for that: CAT Scale (aka truck...

Basics of RVing

Most people think that RVing is difficult or confusing, but truly - using a camper isn't hard. You need to get setup for towing....

Shake, shake, shake – RV Stabilization

As campers get longer and suspensions improve, there are more and more issues of movement inside the camper. At our 42', I can tell...
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...

How to Weigh a Fifth Wheel Camper (on a single scale)

I previously wrote about weighing a fifth wheel camper from the perspective that one would be using a CAT scale which is setup with...

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...

What are the best tires for your trailer?

Oh man, there are few questions that illicit stronger feelings than "what are the best tires for my camper?" The most resounding thing that...

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