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Onan Generator Doesn't Start - Is The Fuel Pump Bad?

Here is a simple DIY test to determine if the fuel pump in your RV generator is working properly. If your Onan RV generator does not start or suddenly stops after about 20 minutes, your fuel pump could be failing. This happened to me right before a trip and I had to replace the fuel pump and filter. Save yourself a costly repair and replace the fuel pump yourself.
02/10/2017

Secure Your RV Storage Compartments - Replace CH751 Locks

Did you know that many RVs, travel trailers and fifth wheel trailers share the same key for their storage compartments? It’s true. You can use your key tp open comparments on other RVs. It is a dirty little secret in the RV industry. There is a solution though. You can easily replace all of your CH751 locks with high quality secure cam locks.
02/07/2017

How to Build a Portable Solar Charging System

There are many uses for a portable solar charging system even if you don’t own an RV. This is a great low cost entry level solar project that doesn’t require making mods to your RV. Building your own also allows you pick your own equipment and add panels to support more batteries. Here's how I built mine.
01/12/2017

RV Camping In The Off-Season

We prefer to enjoy our beautiful Washington State parks in the off-season when advanced planning is not necessary. When the weather is nice, we can simply pack up and go. Our favorite State Parks are very popular and hard to get into during the peak season. Here are a couple videos at our favorite off-season spots.
01/04/2017
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Christmas Trees In The Desert

While in Southern Nevada, we took a totally spontaneous and impromptu drive up this dirt road to Christmas Tree Pass located just North of Laughlin, Nevada. The 16 mile long road winded through the mountains with scenic views of the valley below. We were in search of a patch of trees decorated with Christmas ornaments. Here's what we found.
12/23/2016
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Generating Power While Boondocking (Solar vs Generator)

Your batteries will need to be recharged each day while boondocking. For that you'll need to either run a gas powered generator with a charger or install a solar charging system. Both are viable options, but which one suits your needs better?
12/22/2016

Upgrade your Anti-Sway Bars For a safe and stable ride

These how-to videos walk you through the entire process of upgrading the front and rear anti-sway bars on my large class C. This suspension upgrade has transformed the entire RV driving experience for me. I now compare it to the feeling of driving a large SUV.
12/13/2016

Hiking Bryce Canyon

A recent visit to Bryce Canyon National Park was brief but packed full of beautiful scenery. The skies opened to reveal a bright blue sky. This short video will give you a glimpse of our experience hiking into the canyon.
11/22/2016
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How to Stay Warm While Boondocking

When it gets cold, your first reaction may be to fire up the gas furnace. That works, but here are some other suggestions that will keep you warm while conserving your resources as well.
11/15/2016
Make Money Renting Your RV

How Much Money Can You Make Renting Out Your RV?

Have you ever thought of renting out your RV when you weren't using it? Or how much money you could make? Me too. I have always had questions and concerns related to liability, rates, agreements, and a whole bunch of other stuff associated with RV rental. All of those questions get answered in this article.
11/12/2016
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