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Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

Leveling Blocks and Campervans

Sometimes bigger IS better – a friend of mine has a 36 foot Foretravel Class A motorhome, and takes great pride in showing me his leveling system. It’s a button…

Trail and Hiking apps for the RVer

We’ll all be out there RVing and spending more time soon with Mother Nature – hiking, biking, and running the warmer weather days away. The last thing anyone wants to…

Stop those annoying spam calls

Don’t you just hate it when you’re enjoying a getaway in your RV and your phone keeps ringing with calls from spammers? If it seems like we’re getting more and…

Free up space on your smartphone

More and more, we RVers are relying on ur smartphones for much more than making telephone calls. From photos and videos, to navigation to budgeting spreadsheets, our smartphones have many…

What’s in your RV?

It’s almost like a game we play every time we meet new people at one of our gatherings or in a campground somewhere. Tell us what’s in your RV, we’ll…

My Fun and Expensive Trip to the Tire Store

After four years and 56,000 miles, it was time to replace the tires my Roadtrek Sprinter came with. I have a long one-ton chassis in my CS Adventurous, which means…

Meet our new eBikes

After a lot of consideration, Jennifer and I finally got eBikes. For some time, Rad Power Bikes  have been a sponsor on our RV podcast. We figured we really needed…

Replacing the Green Hose on a Sprinter

Well, I put it off as long as I could, but I need to hit the road for the season soon and I needed to replace my green wastewater hose….

Dewinterized in the Land of the Snowbirds

Now we’re talking. We’ve been down in Florida for a week now and over the weekend, the temperature hit 83 degrees Fahrenheit. It is definitely time to dewinterize. On Saturday,…

Sprinter Starter Repair

My Roadtrek CS Adventurous is over three years old, and I’m starting to get a few things that let be know it’s not showroom new anymore. A couple of weeks…

Roadtrek Sprinter Electric Step Repair

  One annoying thing that happened while I was in Europe was that my electric step quit working. A quick peek underneath revealed that the actuator, the shock absorber shaped…

The PERFECT Snow Brush for Tall RV’s

Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow. Right. The problem with that is you have to clean it off. If you use your RV all year round like…