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Category Archives: DIY & Gadgets

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…

Our Top 10 favorite apps for the road

Perhaps the biggest change we’ve seen in our six years of very active RVing is the role apps for our smartphones and tablets have come to be essential tools of…

DIY Customization of a Sprinter Van

The Sprinter Van is a favorite of RV manufacturers who turn them into Class B motorthomes and DIYers, who like to customize them for their specific needs. At the recent…

Replacing the Headbanger Light

Eight years ago we began changing out the old light bulbs in our Roadtrek for LED bulbs.  In an older RV with a single battery, the change to LEDs is…