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How To Install a Fantastic Vent / Fan

Here is an upgrade sure to make your RV or trailer really cool. We replaced one of our existing roof vents with a Fan-Tastic Vent that has a reversible and variable fan. Here's how I did it
07/15/2014

Camping on the Washington Coast

The Coastline of Washington State is spectacular. I took a little RV trip around the Olympic Peninsula stopping at campsites along the Northern and Pacific coasts of Washington before meeting up with Melissa and kids for some Fourth Of July fireworks on the beach. Here are a couple videos and some photos from this little adventure.
07/13/2014
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Using an Inverter to Provide AC Power When Boondocking

To run AC powered equipment in your RV without shore power, you'll need to run your generator or install a power inverter. I installed a 2000 watt power inverter in my RV which allows me to plug into any outlet in my RV while boondocking. I'll show you how it all works here.
07/06/2014

Easiest RV Oil Change with a Fumoto Drain Valve

For years I've been changing the oil in my motorhome and the Fumoto drain valve has made this task extremely quick and simple. Let me show you how it works. I used to take my RV in for a $130 oil change and now I pick up the oil and filter at Walmart for under $40.
07/05/2014

Easiest Way To Clean an RV Awning

Here is a quick tip for cleaning both sides of your awning in one simple step. Repeat this process a few times a year and your RV awning will look great for years to come.
05/11/2014

How to Restring RV Shades

If you have day/night shades in your RV, the string inside eventually wear out and breaks. You can choose to replace the blind or simply restring it. I'll show how how I restring mine at minimal expense. Because once wearing starts, one side can start to droop or not stay up at all. Keep some string handy and you can do this on the road or wherever you may be.
05/05/2014
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Onan Generator Oil Change

The Onan generator manual recommends changing the oil each year or every 100 hours of use. This is a maintenance task that you could certainly do yourself. In this article and video I'll walk you through the step-by-step process of changing the oil in your RV generator.
05/04/2014

Smart Power Converter/Charger Upgrade

I upgraded the stock converter/charger in my RV with a smarter multi-phase charger that would prolong my battery life. Older units like mine have a poor charging circuit and it was time to go. Swapping out the old with the new unit was as simple as unscrewing a few screws and moving some wires. In this video I'll show you how to do it.
04/09/2014

What You Need to Know About Your New RV

Your first RV experience should be fun, safe, and enjoyable. To make sure this happens, here are a few things you should know about your RV before you hit the road for the first time.
03/31/2014
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2014 Seattle RV Show with a Seahawks Vibe

You'll never know what you'll find at your local RV show. This year it was a new breed of smaller Class A motorhomes like the AXIS and APEX. Join me as I check those out and more in this RV show visit.
02/25/2014
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