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...

Hitch Options for your Fifth Wheel

The question often comes up as to what type of hitch to get for pulling a fifth wheel camper. Generally speaking, you have 2...

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...

What Can I Tow Calculators

On my page, "What Can I Tow?", I introduce 2 methods for figuring out how much you can tow with your truck/SUV and stay...

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...

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...

Newbie – First Trip Essentials

Often times, someone comes to the various forums and posts something to the effect of: I've never camped before, but I'm buying XYZ camper next...
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....

Mobile Internet on the Road

It's always fun to watch RVing forums when people talk about having Internet on the go. You get the staunch camp on one side-...

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...

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