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Any tips for installing a battery disconnect switch on a TT?

By |2021-04-11T17:06:55-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Tired of the battery running down when the TT is sitting idle at home. Also tired of it sitting idle at home… but that’s for another time… � Any tips on how to wire up a disconnect switch, where to place it, what kind to get, what kind to avoid? Just have a single battery sitting in the normal plastic box on the tongue between the camper wall and propane tanks.

Question on Flat tow: lifted jeep gladiator

By |2021-04-11T17:06:53-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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I’m now looking into options for a TOAD and newish into towing a jeep behind a motor home. My daily driver is a 2” lift, 37” tires on a jeep rubi Gladiator. It probably weights just above the 5,000 lbs rating. Is this something that I should not tow and look into other options… I was looking at the blue ox set up. Not sure how the electrical and brake setup works but would be interested if I can tow the gladiator. I have a […]

My 1997 Prowler got the huge propane front door, figured out a way to fit 2 group 31 batteries which is a tight fit when opening the door. Used a shotgun ammo case has a junction box.

By |2021-04-11T17:06:52-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Major Leak – RV Fresh Water Tank Gravity Fill Line

By |2021-04-11T17:06:50-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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In this video, I locate and repair a major leak on my RV freshwater gravity feed line. I found the problem was caused by several holes in the 1 1/4 inch plastic hose. It looks like they were possible caused by a rodent. Product Links: RV Fresh Water Gravity Fill Hose – https://amzn.to/2RsNBZZ Shurflo RV Water Pump – https://amzn.to/2PLbvzr Winterizing Kit – https://amzn.to/325xaVs Visit the Love Your RV! Amazon Pages to shop a selection of my favorite RVing products, parts, and accessories Amazon USA – […]

‘They were definitely freaking out’: Magic Valley rescue team saves couple that nearly fell into Malad Gorge

By |2021-04-11T14:07:26-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Chad Smith and Isaac Baker were part of the team that rescued a couple and two dogs from a truck dangling over Malad Gorge on Monday. IDAHO, USA — On Monday afternoon, a Ford F-150 pickup truck hauling a camper trailer crashed on I-84 in Southcentral Idaho. The truck ended up going over a bridge above the Malad Gorge. Witnesses said the driver of the pickup lost control and swerved right, hitting the right shoulder of the interstate. That initial hit caused the truck to […]

Videos Of The Time #81…

By |2021-04-11T14:07:24-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Brucie here… Here are crucial videos for you to watch if you care about your freedom in the very near future!!! The motorhome is parked at our home at Lake Tamarisk, California. Our next outing is planned for April 18th. I hate this Corona Virus thing because I’m forced to something I hate do … that is … watch the news so I can know what to be aware of as we head into this uncertain world. I went for almost 25 years with seeing, […]

Electrical hookups load protection

By |2021-04-11T14:07:23-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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I have been thinking about my hookup and want to get some options. I have a 30a pull out plug. I understand there is a 30a breaker on the pedestal, but what if there is only a 50 and I have to use the adapter? I guess what I am saying is there is no trailer side protection till it gets to the main load center, has anyone added anything? I am adding this Progressive Industries 30 Amp Hardwired RV Electrical Management System Surge Protector […]

BARK Ranger Day at the National Parks

By |2021-04-11T14:07:22-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Celebrate National Park Week with us from April 17 to 25! Share your love of the national parks and follow along with themed days throughout the week. BARK Ranger Day at the National Parks is April 25 April 25 is the last day of National Park Week 2021, and we’re celebrating with our furry companions! Today we’ll be talking about traveling and visiting the national parks with your pup and how to become a BARK ranger during BARK Ranger Day . What Being a BARK […]

Boondocking in Nevada

By |2021-04-11T14:07:21-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Nevada is one of the best places in the United States for boondockers. You can camp for free on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land, which makes up 63% of the state. Another 17% is managed by other federal agencies, so you’re never far from a great, free campsite. Las Vegas might get all the attention, but Nevada is so much more. Explore Gold-Rush ghost towns, park your RV in red-rock canyons, or wake up next to verdant lakes and valleys in the mountains near […]

US vows to defend Taiwan as China gets more aggressive

By |2021-04-11T14:07:19-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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The United States has said it will defend Taiwan in the face of Chinese incursions into Taiwanese airspace . China sent more fighter jets into Taiwanese air space on Wednesday, escalating their show of force . Taiwan has threatened to shoot down the Chinese drones in its airspace, if they get too close to the Taiwanese-controlled Pratas Islands . More Chinese aircrafts have flown into China’s airspace, including another incursion Wednesday . Last week, Chinese drones were spotted gathering intelligence around Taiwan, according to the […]

Meet Lynn Woike, the ‘Skoolie-Driving, Witch on Wheels’

By |2021-04-11T11:06:47-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Photo by Jeannette Desroches Brodeur. If you spot an old white school bus at Highland Lake over the next few days, please give a friendly wave to its purple-haired owner and driver Lynn Woike, also known as the Witch on Wheels. In 1967, journalist Charles Kuralt set off in a motor home with a small camera crew to explore America and ordinary people from all walks of life by traveling the nation’s backroads. The show, called “On the Road,” struck a chord with free spirit […]

First time buyers: What did you end up choosing? Looking for some guidance on making my final decision

By |2021-04-11T11:06:45-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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First time TT buyer here, I’m hoping to learn from your experiences. I’ve narrowed down my budget and floor plan but my two biggest decisions right now are: Aluminum vs Wood frame: How does this affect the long term value and durability? I plan on mostly boondocking so a lot of dirt roads and the current plan is to sell it when the kids move out in the next 6-7 years. Will aluminum hold up better and hold it value over wood? GVWR – the […]

One year after Chattanooga’s Easter 2020 tornadoes, rebuilding and recovery continues

By |2021-04-11T08:09:36-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Staff Photo by Matt Hamilton / Steve Oney looks out of a second-floor window of his home which was damaged in the Easter tornadoes in Chattanooga on Friday, April 9, 2021. Debbie Irwin met her husband, Richard, on the square in Dalton, Georgia, 27 years ago. “We dated about two weeks,” Irwin said. “Then we got married.” Richard was good to her. He was never mean, he was nice to her kids and always treated her with respect. He showed her unconditional love from day […]

Can the Hyundai Tucson Tow a Camper Trailer?

By |2021-04-11T08:09:34-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Can the Hyundai Tucson Tow a Camper Trailer? The 2021 Hyundai Tucson is getting great reviews as a budget sport utility vehicle. A little smaller and less powerful than many contenders in the SUV group, it offers a comfortable ride and a sleek infotainment system at a serious value. But does the Hyundai Tucson have the chops to tow a camper trailer? Let’s find out! Hyundai Tucson Towing Capacity The 2021 Hyundai Tucson is available in six trim levels and ranges from 1,500 to 2,000 […]

Ralls, Jerry

By |2021-04-11T05:06:31-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Jerry Allen Ralls March 24, 1944 – March 29, 2021 Sometimes in life, we are incredibly lucky and blessed to find our life partners and soul mates. I believe God has this planned for us, but sometimes it just takes a little extra time and a lot of patience. Jerry Allen Ralls was born in Sargent, NE on March 24, 1944. He left this life on March 29, 2021, surrounded by the love of his life, Judy and his loving family. Jerry was born to […]

Owner gets more than just her pet parrot after lost bird was found at Anakeesta

By |2021-04-11T05:06:30-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) — A lost parrot and his owner have been reunited thanks to employees and visitors at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg. You may have heard stories about missing dogs or cats, but what about a missing parrot? “I put signs up, I posted online,” said Lauren Reilly, owner of Phoenix, an African Grey Parrot. “I had just moved my RV onto the Little Pigeon River and there was a lot of commotion and noise, and my dog got spooked and yanked me towards the […]

RV Review: Coachmen Catalina Legacy 333RETS

By |2021-04-11T02:07:10-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Coachmen Catalina Legacy 333RETS review By Tony Barthel Yesterday I wrote about the Keystone Outback 328RL as a large, livable travel trailer that is almost like a fifth wheel in the floor plan. But Keystone’s Outback line is also a truly premium brand of the trailer and that may put it out of reach for some buyers. Furthermore, there are customers who prefer the “stick and tin” style of trailer builds which means a wood frame and an aluminum skin. There are advantages to either […]

Newbie needing help! A bit overwhelmed!

By |2021-04-11T02:07:08-05:00April 11th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Dewinterizing is easy, check your manual and see if there’s a water heater bypass and make sure that’s off if you have one. Hook up water and run it through everything until it’s clear and doesn’t smell at all. You may need to flush your fresh tank as well so as add some water to that as well and run your water pump to make sure that’s all clear. Then you’re good to turn on your water heater and use the water normally. Don’t leave […]

Home away from home: Taking a look at where legislators live during the session

By |2021-04-10T23:07:34-05:00April 10th, 2021|Tech Tips|

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Rep. Marco Erickson, R-Idaho Falls, stands at the doorway of his RV at a campground in Boise, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Erickson bought the RV to live in during the months that the Legislature is in session. “It was a steal. When I did the math, I could pay for the RV, pay if off at the end of the year and use it again next year,” Erickson said. Rep. Marco Erickson, R-Idaho Falls, stands at the doorway of his RV at a campground in […]

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