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The Ultimate RV Pre-Trip Checklist

The Ultimate RV Pre-Trip Checklist

Recreational Vehicles, also called RVs, offer a leisurely, convenient, and comfortable method of travel. But like any motor vehicle, they also require regular maintenance to operate safely and to avoid costly and unforeseen pit-stops. By performing the simple and routine maintenance checks in this article, you will ensure that you and your family have a

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Unlock the Best RV Travel Deals for Seniors

Unlock the Best RV Travel Deals for Seniors

Discover Park Passes & Discounts for the Ultimate Road Trip Experience The Rest of Your Life Everyone works towards retirement; however, few actually plan for it.  Many plan financially for a time when daily work obligations end, but how many consider what to do with all of the time? “I’ll play golf,” “I’ll spend time

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Beginners Guide to RV Trailers for First-Time RV Buyers

Beginners Guide to RV Trailers for First-Time RV Buyers

There’s nothing quite like the freedom that comes with owning an RV trailer. Beautiful mountain vistas, mesmerizing oceans, and exciting adventures are easily at your disposal when you can haul your accommodations behind your vehicle. An RV trailer is defined as a trailer that is outfitted with living quarters and is hauled behind a tow

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Beginners Guide to RV Camping for Seniors

Beginners Guide to RV Camping for Seniors

Retired seniors are rewarded with many perks, and they deserve them. One of the easiest perks to overlook is travel. There’s nothing like exploring the unexplored. And, being a senior allows you to enjoy the sights and beauty of America’s parks and campgrounds. But how should you travel? Why not an RV? It’s rising in

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Top 3 Ways to Shade Triangular or Arched Windows

Top 3 Ways to Shade Triangular or Arched Windows Putting blinds or shades on triangular-shaped windows or arched windows can be expensive and difficult to do. Most typical blinds or shading products are designed to work with square or rectangular windows. Triangle-shaped windows are usually found on A-frame style homes, while rounded or curved arched…

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How Does RV Skirting Work?

How Does RV Skirting Work?

RV skirting keeps the undercarriage of an RV warm by sealing it off from the outside air.Once the air underneath an RV is contained it can be heated, which is what protects the pipes and tanks.RV skirting acts like a container for heat.If you were to put a heater under your RV without any skirting…

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The Stats Behind The Energy Savings of Exterior Shades

The Stats Behind The Energy Savings of Exterior Shades

•    Exterior blinds and shades are up to 7 times more effective at stopping heat from entering the home than interior blinds or window tinting.•    EZ Snap’s exterior shades block up to 90% of the sun’s heat•    16% of the U.S. electricity is used for air conditioning.•    43% of the U.S. peak energy load in…

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Exterior Blinds For Your Yacht or Boat

Exterior Blinds For Your Yacht or Boat

Three benefits, one product.By simply installing exterior window shades on your boat or yacht, you are getting three great benefits the moment they are installed.1. Privacy:Many boat owners spend just as much time on their boats, moored in the marina, as they do out on the water. When you’re sitting in your boats cabin, the…

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Upper cabinets creaking

Upper cabinets creaking

Has anyone experienced similar with professional conversion. There is video in the here also but also explanation. The corner of the cabin and roof seems to ”crack or creak” all time and by the sound of it it’s coming from roof rather than the joint of the these two....

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Our Favorite US East Coast States

There’s plenty of variety when it comes to great places to travel in the USA, and as such the battle  rages on as to whether the East or the West Coast is better.   In the inimitable words of the Beach Boys, “The West Coast has the sunshine,” but then again, so does Florida!  One

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How To Stick To A Keto Diet When You’re Traveling?

So, you’re on keto, and it’s working wonders for you. You’re dropping pounds like hot potatoes, and you’ve never felt more energized. But now, there’s a trip on the horizon, and you’re starting to sweat. Not because you’re worried about fitting into those airplane seats – you’re way past that point.  No, you’re wondering how

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Safe to jack under the u-bolt?

Looking to use the bottle jack if I need it and would rather avoid the round axle. hernondo: Yes. RelativeFox1: I would. I have also seen adapters that go on the top of a bottle jack and have a v on top to lift the round axle. Koomahs: I would say "yes" Ugitsome:...

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Tips to get original fridge out?

75 Argosy, original fridge. I'm thinking I have to take at least the top shelf out to be able to tip it inward. There are no screws on the outside holding it like I expected. We have a Nova Kool 5.8 DC only coming in a week or so. I'm trying to not tear up any...

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Hello eveyone

Hi everyone, this is my first ever post on reddit. I constantly Google things and find reddit posts, but have always clicked on the "continue with chrome" button. I figured I should probably start using the app instead and maybe even contribute when I have something...

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Checklist for Taking a Private Yacht Cruise

Yachting experience often involves sailing or racing in waters using recreational boats or ships called yachts. Originating from the Dutch term “jacht”, yachting has evolved from a means of transport for naval officers and explorers to a popular travel activity. Exploring the open seas on a private yacht offers unparalleled freedom and luxury when you’re

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Routine Maintenance for my Portable Gas Generator

February 22, 2024 This post may contain affiliate links, meaning I get a commisson if you decide to make a purchase through my links. There is no addtional cost to you. See Affiliate Disclosure This video overviews my routine maintenance procedures on my little Energizer 2000W portable gas generator. I will also update you on

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Anyone help with this spot in the side?

Me and my wife are looking at an older camper to buy, and found this one we like. We like everything about it except for this one spot. We asked about water damage but they said they couldn’t find a leak, and that it felt hard touching it. What would yall suggest?...

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Is this bad???

The tubing circled in blue has been leaking water when my water is on. Is this bad? I don't remember that tubing being quite like that(or without a valve) prior to winterizing. Any help/advice is appreciated. Thanks SBR_AK_is_best_AK: That looks like your tank...

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Soft floor help?

Hey guys! I’m full time in my travel trailer and love it! I have a 2019 21fq coachmen clipper and it’s pretty much perfect other than the floor on the left side of my bed. I didn’t notice it was softer than the rest of the floor until i got moved in. It hasn’t been an...

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Saw this yesterday

It’ll pull it. Trust me. stathread: “It’s well within your towing limits” - Every RV Salesman Ohiobo6294-2: It’s not scraping. We’re good to go! thekeysinsummer: This is why you get a little wheel on the tongue jack! kiceman2: Just a little more weight at the back and...

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Thought I’d share a “fun” picture lol

So we live in our RV full time in Arkansas. A few weeks ago we had a REALLY bad cold front and while our pipes survived. Our black tank not so much lol. My husband came home from work at 3am and notifed we had a literal "poopsicle" upon further investigation (the next...

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Montana Majesty at Indian Springs Ranch Golf & RV Resort

Camp under Montana’s big sky at Indian Springs Ranch Golf & RV Resort in Eureka. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, the new resort puts campers in one of western Montana’s most scenic regions with state-of-the-art amenities and a slew of nearby recreation possibilities.  Just five miles south of the Canadian border, the

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SportsNet Pittsburg increase doubles RVing Today Airing schedule

SportsNet Pittsburg has increased the RVing Today TV airing schedule to include SportsNet Pittsburg+ which doubles our weekly air times.  Viewers in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Eastern Maryland and Eastern Ohio have the option to watch RVing Today TV on the regular SportsNet Pittsburg station or on SportsNet Pittsburg +. I’ve included the March airdates and

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Wrinkly eternabond

I applied some eternabond today to all my seams, one section came out pretty wrinkly. Will this be ok? What should I do? Thanks justalurker007: I'd get a roller on that. That_Murph: With the air in there it won't sit flat. I'm not telling you what you should do but if...

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Question About Locks

This may be a stupid question but I’ll ask it anyways. What does the top lock do? Top lock on my camper is busted so I’ve never investigated. Is it important? kungfujuice: Ones a latch lock, ones a dead bolt  realjimmyjuice000: I have had that same keypad lock on my...

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Tighten, Fix, Replace?

As I was replacing flooring, removing toilet, putting toilet back, etc. I knocked the water connection loose and the bottom connection point started dripping (It stopped quickly, since there wasn’t much water in the line). Is there anyway to tighten this fitting or do...

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Will RAM 2500 gas be okay for 30′ 5th wheel?

Hello everyone, I have Cedar Creek 30' 5th Wheel (M-28RKFS). It's dry weight is about 8500 lb And Im looking for a truck now. A dealer has 2009 RAM 2500 Mega Cab (Gas, 5.7), but I'm not sure if it can pull my 5th wheel. The track has 108k miles on it, plus...

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Camper couch

Our old couch is not flat across the bottom. Is there a name for this or does anybody know where I can buy a new one? If I have to I can probably put blocks under a new couch that is not offset the one I'm replacing. Routine-Clue695: Check nearby campgrounds they...

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Just saw this BEAUTY

Sort of looked like a little adobe house driving around. The other side that you can’t see has a full size man door. justalurker007: Looks like cardboard heaven CranberryReign: Poor fellow must be desperate. Hope things get better for him. thekeysinsummer: The coach...

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