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Motorhome OR Towable … Which is Right for You?

I hear this question often, and the answers vary… “Motorhome or Towable … Which is best for me?” The simple answer is “It Depends…” But…that’s probably not what you want to hear. Honestly it depends on how you answer this 1 simple question… “What’s your intentions?” Do you intent to ‘camp’ or ‘travel’? There’s a difference… If life is busy and weekends are your primary escape. If your plan or desire is to visit campgrounds for long weekends and the occasional

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DPO Tip: Hidden Danger #1

Danger, Will Robinson! Danger, Will Robinson! Whoa! That brings back memories… Memories of carefree days and afternoons in front of the tube. If your not familiar with the phrase “Danger, Will Robinson” or have no idea what the “tube” is or was, then Google It! What’s this got to do with Engine’s and what’s a DPO? DPO is short for Diesel Pusher Owner, I’m an ex-IT guy and seems like everything in the IT world has an acronym. Which, now that I think of it, I really despised…

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The 3 Questions Sellers Dread

Buyers rejoice and sellers beware… If you’re searching for your first RV prepare to be shocked! Sellers won’t tell you what you don’t ask! That’s right, if you don’t ask, the right questions, your chances of getting the whole truth and nothing but the truth are slim to none (and slim just left…). I’ve worn both pairs of shoes, buyer and seller, several times and to many times if you ask my wife. And this may be the most valuable lesson I’ve learned. Asking the right quest

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diyrvguy

 

The 3 Secret Benefits of Running Your Generator While You Nap

If you’re running your generator mornings and evenings you’re missing out. Running the generator mid day to recharge batteries may defy conventional wisdom, habits AND help you look like a genius. If you enjoy napping, and who doesn’t, these benefits are the simple, logical and refreshing. Your campground neighbors will be curious, envious and wonder why they hadn’t thought of it! The Early Bird gets the Worm I like to get up early when traveling, camping or vacationing. The anticipation

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Enjoy Long HOT Showers in your RV

If you’re running out of hot water when showering in your RV you’re torturing yourself needlessly. If you’re serious about comfortable RV travel the solution is simple. I’m talking about tuning you’re existing solution to deliver consistent hot water performance. In all the years I’ve showered inside the RV there is only 1 time the hot water ran out. Yes, I enjoy long hot showers. A 15 minute long steam filled hot shower. The answer to your problem doesn’t require replaci

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The 5 Laws of Happy RV Owners

Do you feel like there’s always something to fix on your RV? Are you tired of fixing problem after problem? Are you constantly finding new things needing maintenance and repair? Many RV owners feel the repair list continues to grow and grow and grow. There’s a solution. I’m not talking about the pay someone else to do it solution. I’m talking about the do it yourself solution that reduces unwanted repairs and gives back your free time. I’m talking about the list. Not

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Inverters, Converters & Chargers… Oh My!

This ain’t Kansas, Toto… Lights not lighting? Water pressure a trickle? Refrigerator not refrigerating …errr… cooling? It’s annoying when the lights work most of the time (only happens when it’s dark outside)… It’s aggravating when the shower barely spits and dribbles water (only happens when theres soap in my eyes)… It’s infuriating discovering warm beer in the refrigerator (only happens when thirsty)… What if I told you the problem may not be the light switch or

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diyrvguy

 

Water Damage : The Ugly Truth

If you’re RV lives outdoors you need to take action now. The suns harsh rays combined with drastic climate changes in temperature and humidity are rapidly exposing your RV to the ravages of water infiltration. If you’re serious about maintaining your RV and avoiding costly repairs take action now. Investing 30 minutes of your time twice a year will save you aggravation and lost money. Detecting entry points for damaging water requires frequent inspection and a keen eye. Devel

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Are Your Tires Tired?

Are Your Tires Tired? Are your tires brand new or near new? Are they showing their age? No tires last forever but they can safely serve for several years. Give your tires a fighting chance to carry you down the road for many years to come. Avoid roadside tire repairs and save wasted time and money in the future. Prolong the serviceable life of your tires with regular care. Avoid using commercial tire cleaners. Those chemicals that add shine inhibit the ingredients a

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