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Apps help you find public lands

By Dave Helgeson The U.S. federal government controls nearly 650 million acres of land owned by you and me, the taxpayers of this great nation....

Floor or wall heat registers – which are best for you?

By Dave Helgeson There are many items to consider when purchasing an RV. Type, length, floor plan, color scheme, number of beds, tank capacity, etc....

Cell phone signal sketchy? Wait for sunset

By Dave Helgeson Are you a baby boomer? Do you remember the Bell Telephone television commercial about Uncle Ralph calling long distance from California and...

Do you have a backup plan?

By Dave Helgeson   Self-reliance is part of the attraction for many who RV. The ability to go where you want, when you want, taking care...

Where do you hitch your breakaway cable?

By Dave Helgeson   Travel trailer owners have debated on where to attach the breakaway cable to the tow vehicle as long as they have debated...

Quick way to verify campsite lengths

By Dave Helgeson Do you camp often in public campgrounds? Do you find the maximum length restrictions listed in campground directories unreliable? Do you wish...

Dump station showers

By Dave Helgeson My wife and I love boondocking.  We enjoy the solitude, freedom and unobstructed views— and the price is right, too. However, after days...

Eliminating hitch clunk

By Dave Helgeson Clunk! If you pull a travel trailer you are likely to hear this sound being emitted from your hitch after a few...

Get your movies without WiFi buffer blues

By Dave Helgeson Do you enjoy watching movies while away in your RV, but don't want to use up your data plan streaming them over...

Easy way to check trailer light connections

By Dave Helgeson Checking the brake lights on your travel trailer, fifth wheel, truck camper or tent trailer has been problematic for years. Without a...
RV Electricity

Using small inverters to keep your stuff charged

By Dave Helgeson Traveling with all of today's modern conveniences like digital cameras, cordless tools, laptops, tablets, electric razors, etc., equates to the need to...

Backup cams: Changing your trailer hitching routine

By Dave Helgeson Ever since man first attempted to back a horseless carriage up to the coupler of a trailer he has been trying to...