Getting Weighed – an adventure at the CAT Scales

I'm a strong advocate for staying within allĀ of your truck/tow vehicle's ratings. I don't agree with the philosophy that the numbers are artificially low...

Getting Weighed #1 – Truck and Camper

This is part of a series on getting my truck and camper weighed. The truck is a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Dually/Crew Cab/Long Bed/4.10...

Getting Weighed – Quick Recap

This is part of a series onĀ getting my truck and camper weighed. The truck is a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 Dually/Crew Cab/Long Bed/4.10 gears...

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...
Parked Overnight at Walmart in Avon Colorado

Overnight Parking at Walmarts – good or bad idea?

The idea of parking overnight at Walmarts is one of the great debates in the RVing community. Some think that it's a great way...

Various Memberships for the Weekender and Fulltimer

There are different memberships that help save you money for your camping addiction (err... yeah, addiction; I'm sticking with that). Each one has its...
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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....

Fixing That Crappy Bed – Mattress Topper

Like most RVers, we have had marginal success with the comfort level of the mattress that came with our camper. We even paid for...

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...

Quick tip- baby proof screen door

Now that junior is 1 and has started to be a little more mobile, we had to start thinking about baby-proofing the camper since...

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