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Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

RV Quick Tips: New way to start your campfire

Tired of paper matches that run out or burn poorly? Same with the little plastic lighters fulled with butane. On a recent camping trip, our friend Tom Burkett shoed us…

How to Test a Battery Isolator

Nearly every motorhome owner will at sometime experience a charging problem with their house battery. Note that even if you have two (or more) house batteries we will use the…

Apps to keep track of everyone

One of the challenges about RVing and camping is keeping track of everyone, be it on a hike, at the campground or at an RV rally or gathering. Turns out…

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….