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...

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...

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...

RVing Etiquette

There always seems to be things that veteran campers just expect everyone to know and get all up in arms when "newbie" RVers don't...

Hitching and Un-hitching my Fifth Wheel

Easily one of the most nerve-wracking parts to buying our fifth wheel was getting used to hitching and unhitching it. I had heard stories of people...
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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....

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...
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What can I tow? A real world example

My in-laws have gone camping with us a few times these past couple of years and have gone to the RV shows with us...
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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...

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