Tent camping is not even in the same ballpark as RVing. It takes a special kind of person to stay in a tent. Modern RVs are now pretty much just like small homes on wheels. Tents now days are pretty much just like well tents. Living in a tent is not unlike hanging a sheet over a tree and calling it home. One of the obvious problems with camping in a tent is how impervious it is to inclement weather. Tents leak. Some more than others, but water will always …

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A bit of satire for all those RVers out there who see the humor in what we love. by Tim R. Enright   Don’t… 1. Drive down the road with more than 2 slides out. 2. Use your sewer hose to fertilize your neighbor’s flowers. 3. Backup your RV into the … FILL IN THE BLANK. 4. Hang raw meat on the clothesline to scare away the bears. 5. Tie the dog to the rear bumper while you pack to go home and forget. 6. Put your awning out over …

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  RV manufacturers are doing a fine job of building units that are more capable of handling the colder temperatures that follow the busy summer camping season. Things like a fully-enclosed underbelly, thermal-pane windows, additional insulation, heated holding tanks, high-efficiency furnaces and even a fireplace are very common in newer RVs. With these improvements you can extend your camping season and broaden your northern destinations. Even with all of these improvements you still want to exhibit some caution in these colder temperatures. When temperatures start dipping below freezing for most …

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After the sun sets following a long full day of driving on the open road, there may come a time when the only choice you have is to find a spot to pull over and sleep with a trucker. Nothing personal about truckers but they wouldn’t be my first choice to sleep with. They don’t stick around very long and tend to be quite noisy when they leave. But then again it is free to sleep with them and you don’t need to make any reservations. By far the most …

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The first thing we noticed when we got our new RV was how loud the water pump was when we used it. The first time the dog heard it, she about tore through the door trying to get away from it. After that incident we had to do something. Here are a few things you can do to help reduce the level of noise of your pump. A couple of things you can try prior to spending very much money, are to add some rubber insulators between the pump mount …

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