Tags : rv mods

Why is Our Camper Van so Comfortable?

We are sitting in a beautiful Florida State Park waiting for the snow and wintry mix to pass through Georgia before we head north. We will winterize tomorrow morning after breakfast. Usually we can get halfway home before winterizing, but this winter has been cold – even in the south. We spent most of the […]Read More

RV Curtain Repair

The temperature outside is in the negative digits as we ready the Roadtrek for a trip south.  All those little things that we have been put ting off since the last trip need to be dealt with now.  Adjusting the closet latch, replacing the shower curtain, cutting a piece of Reflectix for the stove vent, […]Read More

Organizing your RV Exterior Storage

Roadtreks are blessed with lots of storage, but unless you keep it organized there will never be enough space.  The older Roadtreks have one or more compartments with a fiberglass door and a rubber hinge.  By the way – keep an eye on that hinge.  They will eventually fail, and it is best to have […]Read More

It’s the Little Things – Minor Mods that Make a Major Difference

One thing about fulltiming is that you need to be thinking about how to make everyday activities easier for yourself inside your vehicle. Things that are mere annoyances on a two-week vacation become permanent burrs under your saddle if you have to put up with them on an ongoing basis. Let me show you a […]Read More

Ahhh! How to Get the Perfect RV Water Temperature Without Wasting Water

One of the challenges of showering in the camper is adjusting the water temperature for your shower.  It seems that we always end up wasting a lot of water trying to set the temperature.  At four (navy) showers per gray water tank, we can’t afford wasting water adjusting the temperature.  There is an easy solution.  […]Read More

My Ice Cream Won’t Fit! On the Road RV Freezer Defrosting

About the 3rd week of a road trip we begin to have problems fitting stuff into the freezer.  It has been slowly filling up with frost for weeks.  But when the cartoon of ice cream doesn’t fit anymore we are desperate to fix the problem!  We dreaded doing this on the road, but on our […]Read More

Unplugged: How much power am I using?

Blaaaaaaaaaaah!  We woke up to the shriek of the propane detector at 5 am in a parking lot outside a completely full campground on Natchez Trace.  We had arrived exhausted after changing a flat tire – in the rain – very late the night before and found no available campsites.  It was an unpleasant way […]Read More

Making your RV personal

At first glance, the 250-plus Roadtrek Class B motorhomes gathered at the 40th anniversary corporate rally in Branson, MO look alike. But when you start walking among them, you soon realize that these touring coaches are not as alike as you may have first thought. Each Roadtrek is tweaked, modified and personalized. To various degrees, of course. But all […]Read More

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