Avoid the cordless drill blues

By Dave Helgeson If you are like me, you carry a cordless drill in your RV. They come in handy for a bunch of things including small repairs and campsite improvements. Many RVers even find them useful for raising and lowering the stabilizing jacks on travel trailer and fifth wheels, even though jack manufacturers don’t recommend doing so. Inevitably, the... Read More

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 charge them on a regular basis. If you frequently dry camp for long periods, do you find yourself constantly battling to keep things charged? While some of the items mentioned above can be operated with... Read More

Check out these tips for campground checkout times

By Dave Helgeson There’s much debate these days about staying in full-service campgrounds versus no-cost locations like Wal-Mart, Flying J, etc. Often, RVers en route to a final destination just want a safe place to stay for the night and don’t want to pay for services they won’t use. Many RVers come off the road late in the day, and... Read More