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Store Gloves, Hats, and Plastic Bags Out of Sight

All Class B campers require ingenuity when it come to storing stuff. If the manufacturer has provided storage for everything, we call that a Class A, with a name like Newell or Prevost. There's nothing wrong with carrying a lawnmower in one of eight bins below the windows in a behemoth. But travelers in smaller […]Read More

DIY: How to Get the Best RV Seats in the House

“I'm the one with the bad back,” Roger said, when Lynn complained of a sore seat while driving. Our 1995 Dodge 190 Popular Roadtrek has more than 160,000 miles on it, and it seemed that somewhere around 120,000 miles and 17 years the seats started to get uncomfortable. We love our Roadtek and are not […]Read More

Tips: Home Water Works Everywhere

When our RV water pump stopped working, we didn't switch to champagne.  We just traveled like we do when we are winterized.  We use several water bottles filled at home and stored in our camper. We fill and take along these bottles every trip. Two store away bottles hold 3 liters each. Those ride in […]Read More

Gadgets: RV Won’t Start? A Fast Fix with Multiple Uses

We park our Roadtrek in our driveway summer and winter. In winter we plug into our 120 VAC shore power outlet to trickle charge the battery and keep it ready to start. Three days ago Roger moved the coach to a concrete pad behind our next door neighbor's house. While there is a dump drain to […]Read More

C’mon In! An RV Show Sans RV Show

At home, if a stranger is walking down your street, you don’t invite them in for a home tour. But at a campground, well, things are a little different. If you hang around outside someone’s rig long enough, there’s a good chance you’ll get an invite for a tour. And you might do the same […]Read More

Power Up! How to Upgrade Your RV’s Magnetek Converter

If you have an older Roadtrek or many other older RVs you likely have a Magnetek Converter/Charger (newer Roadtreks have inverter/chargers like the Tripplite). Magneteks are very common in the RV world. Your fuses and circuit breakers will be inside the cover of the converter box. For those not familiar with the differences, a converter […]Read More

Don’t Like Your RV’s Table? Change It!

One of the things we love about our Roadtrek is the large dinette. Our friend's 37-foot Class A motorhome can barely seat four people at the table of the RV.  And that's average-sized adults!  The two on the end are still overhanging the aisle by half a cheek. Makes for cozy dinners. However, our Roadtrek […]Read More

Lighting Versatility for Your RV or Camper

Lighting is important to enjoy a space and to complete the task at hand. Have you ever fumbled in the dark for a latch or tried to remove a splinter with bad lighting?  It's frustrating!  If you read “house nifty” (as Roger calls them) magazines there are often articles about good lighting for your kitchen […]Read More

10 Uber Cool Products for the RV

It’s cold here in Kansas City. So I’m inside the house, decluttering drawers and closets, working on overdue projects, catching up on TV shows and surfing the web. Recently, I came across a great site called Dornob and do they have some neat-o designs!!!!  Some of these are probably useful for the trendy RVer, and […]Read More

007 Roadtreking – 5 Cheap RV DIY Ideas

Half the fun of RVing is personalizing our homes-on-wheels, making them uniquely our own through special mods and customizations. And the best thing about doing-it-ourselves is that it is relatively inexpensive, downright cheap in fact. Ah, but knowing what to do and how to do it – that is often another matter, Amongst a lot […]Read More

8 More Easy Tips for the RV Lifestyle

Practical ideas to make your travel lifestyle more comfortable don't require a lot of money. Many of these ideas are borrowed from others, some are a result of several of our own (sometimes expensive) false starts, and a few of the cheapest turned out to be unbelievably useful. We readily discard ideas that just don't […]Read More

8 Simple & Easy Ideas to Make Small RV Life More Comfortable

If you're the new owner of a new or experienced Class B you are probably figuring out how to outfit it for travel. The tendency is to bring too much. Regularly review what you took last time – if you haven't used it in a few trips – leave it at home.  Also, part of […]Read More

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