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For the diesel truck owners out there, hitting truck stops on the highway are a great way to get fuel and get on your...
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Let’s go! Trip planning apps and websites

For me, planning the trip is a huge part of the fun of experiencing a trip. I get to look at the map, pick...

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I think the most daunting task for most RVers is the idea of backing their camper into a site. Sure, there are the few...

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...

Buying a RV – used vs. new?

When someone asks if you should buy new or buy used when it comes to RVs, the discussion often devolves to the following to...

Camping is fun! Why not go fulltime?

Camping is great! The worst part of most trips is packing up and heading home. The good part is that you then get to...

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...
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Problem! Freshwater Tank Unexpectedly Filling When on City Water

We were at camp one day when we noticed water was coming out of the overflow vent for our freshwater tank. It didn't make...

Understanding my Automatic Propane Changeover

I have to admit- I've owned my fifth wheel since July of last year, have camped in it for over 50 nights and it...
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Making Your Own Power: The Skinny on Generators

Your camper has 2 different power systems in it. There is a 12v system that runs off your battery and a 120v system that...

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