Year: 2021

Portable Waste Holding Tanks

A portable waste holding tank is simply a tank on wheels.  We will often carry ours if we are looking at a Boondock in the range of 20-25 days. This is because it allows us to dump our grey and black water without having to pack-up everything to take...
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Opps! I Did It Again Part 2

Well, I spent some time looking at those “Do’s and Don’t On How To Ruin Your Camping Trip” in Part 1 of Opps! I Did It Again.  Here I would like to touch on some common mistakes we can easily make.  Need-less-to-say, these can Ruin your trip as well....
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Tools We Need For The Road

First, I’m going to assume you already have a sewer hose, a hitch, and other obvious items as trailer campers we need to have. It’s also important to realise the 8 items I am going to discuss is not a comprehensive list. For that I refer you to my...
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Opps! I Did It Again Part 1

Over the 20 odd years we have been travelling and Boondocking we have learned “what to do and not to do“. I would like to say that the learning has come from our extensive reading and research but the truth is most of what follows comes from “Opps! I...
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Why Do I Need A Torque Wrench?

A good quality torque wrench will cost $50 – $100 dollars, so you could say it a fairly expensive tool. The question is: I’m not an automobile mechanic so why do I need to buy this tool that I may never use? The simple reason is that the aluminium...
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Water Hoses – Blue & Grey

The lousy plastic RV water hoses drove me crazy. Take the 25 feet of the “white” fresh water hose (in the sun tasted like plastic 🤮) which is also to short to be worth while.  So we had to have 50 feet of it which was a horror show...
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Why We Love Our Generator

We travel with the DUAL FUEL 3400W Champion Inverter Generator. Overall we have been very impressed with it. This generator provides an impressive set of features at a very reasonable cost. What makes it special for us is the dual-fuel function that gives you the option to run on...
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Tearing Down To Leave Camp

This is our “Tear Down Check List” which we follow so we do forget anything .. Just Saying! For details of how we “Set-Up” when we first arrive at a Campsite, read the Post “What are Chocks For“.  Please note that this procedure is specific to us and our...
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LP Hot Water Heater Protocol

Let’s talk LP Hot Water Heater. Since we have an Dometic Atwood Propane Water Heater – that will be the focus of this blog post. In other words I don’t have a dual electric/propane water heater. Also ours has an aluminium tank which does not require a sacrificial anode...
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Why We Love Our VIAIR Compressor

The are several items (tools) that we never leave home to travel or camp without. Our ViAir 40047 400P-RV Automatic Portable Compressor Kit happens to be one of those items. This unit is specifically design for RV owners. The specs are: ViAir 400P is an Automatic shut-off function portable...
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