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...

Escapees SmartWeight – getting individual wheel weights

As I've blogged about before, I'm a stickler for knowing where I'm at with my truck and camper weights. I have weighed my rig...

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...

Truck Mod: DeeZee Tailgate Assist – must have!

The DeeZee Tailgate Assist helps lower your truck tailgate in a controlled fashion. You can literally open the latch and let it fall and...
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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...

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...

What Can I Tow?

"What can I tow?" and "Can I tow that?" (with my truck, SUV, car, minivan) are two of the most common questions that people...

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...

Is Your Child In The Right Car Seat?

Being on the road as much as we are means that we take safety seriously, this includes car seat safety. The wife and I...

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