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...

Fifth Wheel Security – King Pin Lock

Whenever my camper is parked at the security lot or at home, I keep a lock on the king pin. I know locks are...

Truck Weight – actual weight vs. advertised weight

I'm suddenly fascinated by truck weighing, weights and seeing how things add up. I was "lucky" that I got to take 1,500 pounds of...
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What toilet paper (TP) should you use?

The black tank and it's ooey-gooey contents are one of the most feared aspects of RVing. One decision that people fret over is the...

Slide Toppers (aka Awnings) – definitely!

As with most things in RVing, you ask 5 people a question about "is such and such worth it?" and you'll get a 1/2...

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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Campsite Doggy Etiquette

I'm not a dog owner. In fact truth be told, I'm not even a huge fan of dogs. I had one growing up and...

Eww, stinky water! Sanitizing the fresh water system.

Recently we started getting a rotten eggs smell from a couple of the hot water faucets in our camper. This is usually an indication...

Hybrid/Expandable Camper – Pros and Cons

Lots of people end up looking at hybrid campers for a variety of reasons. Often times it is an individual coming from a pop-up...
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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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