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Seven Things You Need When Picking Up Your Camper

Our new camper is working out well and I remembered most of the gadgets you need on day one with a new RV. Every manufacturer is different about what they include with your camper. Some will include a septic line, … Continue reading

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Okay, so we’re finally ready to go back to RV living, that after wasting thousands on an aborted cargo trailer conversion. I’m glancing around my office and realize that I’ve fallen, once again, into the junk trap. Just sitting here … Continue reading

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Back Into a Commercially Built Camper

We finally bit the bullet and transitioned back to a commercially built camper. We’re going to use our cargo sport for storage, so we’ll recapture some of the value. I’ll be painfully honest, most of the money we spent on … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Crowded Out There

Camping and RV living has changed quite a bit since my wife and I were living the mobile lifestyle. RV manufacturers have been blowing out sales numbers for the last three years. As a result, there are more RVs than … Continue reading

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Throwing In The Towel On The Camping Lifestyle

You’ll hear a lot of adjectives to describe RV and camper living. They’re usually emotional words like “freedom” and “dream” but most often those those words are being expressed by those trying to sell you something. The truth is RV … Continue reading

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The Downside of a Rootless Existence

For those of you who don’t know our RV nomadic history, Sandy and I have been living in a mobile home the last few years. We were called away from our RV existence when my aunt passed away and we … Continue reading

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Camping Gems At Costco

During the time of year one would expect camper and boat shows, I was surprised to see our Costco rolling out camping supplies early this year. And some of what they’re putting out this year is pretty nice. We are … Continue reading

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Throwing In The Towel On The Plumbing

After replacing yet another leaking section I finally threw in the towel on the flexible plumbing in the camper. I’m going to hire a professional, install a real shower with a pan, and redo the entire piping system. The only … Continue reading

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My Two New Favorite Camp Cooking Appliances

When it comes to technology, I am not an early adopter. It took me a long time to get a cell phone, an even longer time to get one with a camera. I buy used laptops, at least a generation … Continue reading

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Ownership RV Parks – Buying Your Campsite

Imagine if you will a world that’s the best possible combination of an RV space and a house. Imagine also that this fantasy living space is affordable, with even the most extravagant examples selling for under $150,000. You can park … Continue reading

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