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...

Dumping Tanks at a Dump Station

I have no shame in saying that we are RV park queens and often slaves to full hookups. But recently I bought a sewer...

Building a solar rack to maximize solar on your RV

Having a tiny space like a truck camper makes maximizing solar difficult, at best. When you only have so much free roof space that...
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RV Batteries on Steroids – DIY lithium

Can you imagine running your air conditioner all night, on batteries, and still having over 50% of your battery capacity left? Night-time A/C is...
Inverter with Mickey Mouse Christmas lights plugged into it

Inverters – when you don’t have shore or generator power

It's common for new RVers to to be confused as to whether or not they will have "power" when they aren't plugged...
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Can My Truck/SUV Tow This RV Trailer?

You have your truck, SUV, or even car and you need to figure out if you can tow a specific trailer, be it a...

Weighing Your RV at a Truck Stop

I have written a few times about weighing RVs at a truck stop's CAT scale. Previously, it had only been for travel...
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Boondocking & CPAP/Bipap Machines

I'm a 10+ year user of my CPAP machine (well, now a BiPAP machine). I can honestly say that without it I'd...
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How to use your TPMS

I've answered the question a few times on forums and recently fielded a set of questions on a Facebook group that essentially read, "I...
Sewer bladder made by Husky Portable Containment

Better than a turd hearse- a sewer bladder

When camping without sewer your options are to either break camp and take your rig to the dump station or the alternative is that...

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