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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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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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Five Things I Hate About RVs

Building a camper gives you a lot of respect for the craftsmen who assemble campers and RVs. Not only do they do good work but they work fast. Most campers and RVs are assembled in just 30 to 45 man … Continue reading

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RV Industry’s Big Year Rolls On

America is going camping and the latest reports confirm the trend I wrote about in an earlier story. Winnebago and Thor both posted record earnings in their latest quarters with sales up over 20%. Overall, the RV industry is crushing … Continue reading

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The Cargo Trailer Conversion Begins

I’m getting started on our cargo trailer conversion. The trailer won’t be here for another six weeks, which makes this the perfect time to start the conversion. The factory is doing some of it, we’ll be doing most of it. … Continue reading

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Five Crazy Awesome Gadgets For RV Living

One of my consistent criticisms of RV manufacturers is that they seem constrained by what they know. Changes are evolutionary, revolutions are rare. We get stuck with rubber roofs that leak, cheap carpeting, brown furniture and campers that are way … Continue reading

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Mobility Key To An Endless Summer

One of the absolutely best perks of living in an RV, camper or vandwelling is being able to go where the weather is awesome. Imagine an entire year of perfect weather. If it does get stormy or dangerous, you can … Continue reading

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Five Indispensable Outdoor Cooking Tools

My House Has Wheels is about RV living but it’s also about small space living. One of the big changes that will be universal to any small space transition will be outdoor cooking. This is a great time of year … Continue reading

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Five Steps Toward Your RV Living Adventure

My House Has Wheels was intended as guide to compare RV living to more traditional housing options and how to get ready for the transition. I’m not going to cover all the details here but your transition to RV living … Continue reading

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Getting Your Outdoor Cooking Kit Together

Whether you live in a van, small camper or even a Class A diesel pusher, one thing you’ll all have in common is is a desire to do most of your cooking outdoors. Even the biggest Class As are only … Continue reading

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