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...

Bikes and Fifth Wheels

When it comes to bringing bikes along with a fifth wheel, throwing them into the bed of the truck isn't an option. You can...

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...

Towing Pin/Tongue Weight Calculator

A lot of times, during the research and evaluation process of fifth wheels is trying to figure out if your truck can or cannot...

How I Negotiated for my RV

Let me start - I HATE (yes uppercase, bold, italics and underlined HATE) negotiating prices. I don't enjoy it like my mother did; talking...

Diesel Fill Ups – Truck Stops are a Great Bet

For the diesel truck owners out there, hitting truck stops on the highway are a great way to get fuel and get on your...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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