Camper Design – sleep 6, under 20′

My curiosity got the best of me after my tent camping trip this past spring. It was cold and miserably wet packing up (30-35...

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...

Newbie – First Trip Essentials

Often times, someone comes to the various forums and posts something to the effect of: I've never camped before, but I'm buying XYZ camper next...

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...

Palomino Sabre Factory Tour Photos

I recently found myself at the Palomino Sabre (a Forest River company) factory checking on some repair work that was being done to my...

Bikes and Fifth Wheels

When it comes to bringing bikes along with a fifth wheel, throwing them into the bed of the truck isn't an option. You can...

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...

What Can I Tow Calculators

On my page, "What Can I Tow?", I introduce 2 methods for figuring out how much you can tow with your truck/SUV and stay...

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...

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...

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