Hitching and Un-hitching my Fifth Wheel

Easily one of the most nerve-wracking parts to buying our fifth wheel was getting used to hitching and unhitching it. I had heard stories of people...
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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...

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...
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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....
I use RVParky.com's Trip Planner for most trip planning

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...

Winterizing Your Camper’s Water System

My sister and her two friends contacted me and asked, "While we are discussing campers. Your sister said you know how to winterize the...
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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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...

How to Weigh a Fifth Wheel Camper (on a single scale)

I previously wrote about weighing a fifth wheel camper from the perspective that one would be using a CAT scale which is setup with...

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...

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