A “sneak peek” of a Glacier Peak fifth wheel that I may actually purchase!

UPDATE: The NEW Glacier Peak’s have been spotted! If you’ve already read this article, scroll down for PHOTOS and a quick first impression… Dateline: Late March 2016. I had just left my winter playground in McCall, Idaho where I ski and ski instruct almost every day all winter. I was “enroute” to my summer RV … Read more

How to Buy a RV… What to Expect AFTER you purchase

 Ready to buy your RV? Issues to consider BEFORE you sign – This is (perhaps) the last post in the “How to buy a RV” series. Enjoy the content and please feel free to chime in on the discussion at the bottom of the post as it develops. Buying the right RV is a big … Read more

RV Loans – The INSIDE Story, what YOU need to know before…

RV Loans – Securing the BEST deal… (Part 5 of a “How to” Series”) It’s fun to dream isn’t it? Many folks shop for RV’s, sometimes for years dreaming of the times they’ll have the lifestyle they’ll live. For many, turning that dream into reality requires a loan as RV’s (especially new RV’s) are a … Read more

WHERE to buy a RV … and WHAT to look for

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Does it Matter WHERE you buy your new (or used) RV?  and… What you SHOULD look for when evaluating that rig! I learned some interesting facts when I first got into RV sales last Spring. I saw people who lived in Wyoming willing to buy from a dealer in Michigan or Indiana and in some … Read more

Choosing the Right Type of RV – How to buy a RV – Part 3

Choosing the right type of RV – How to buy a RV (Part 3 of a series)   You’ve got choices! Towable (fifth wheel, travel trailer, popup) or Motorized (Class A, Class C, Class B) Which is best for you? Consider the options – start with my video below… Summary points to Choosing the Right … Read more

How to buy a RV – New vs. Used

How to Buy a RV: New vs. Used Welcome to Part 2 in our How to buy a RV Series. This post explores the merits of buying a NEW vs. a USED RV. If you missed part 1, click HERE to access the first post in this series which discusses WHEN to buy a RV. Most … Read more

How to buy a RV – Motorhome, Travel Trailer, or Fifth Wheel

How to Buy a RV – First of a series, When to purchase I’m starting this post on the last day of January. Where I am the snow is about 3 feet deep in town – and deeper on the ski slopes nearby! Yes, I’m an RV’er, yes, I live in my RV all winter … Read more

Help! It’s COLD outside but my RV Refrigerator is WARM!!

RV Refrigerator in Winter

RV Refrigerators in Winter One of my neighbors actually expressed this about his Norcold RV Refrigerator in almost those exact words last week. We had several days of temperatures falling to -10F at night and only rising to near 20F each afternoon – and well… he made every mistake in the book!  Watch my video … Read more

RV Repairs – What to Expect and How to Minimize the “bite” on your wallet

I’m glad I spent this past summer working at an RV dealer (in Wyoming) – it taught me to EXPECT equipment failures in my 5th wheel (as if I didn’t already KNOW it from 3+ years on the road!) As I watched the parade of travel trailers, fifth wheels, and motorhomes pass through our service … Read more

Extended Warranties for RV’s – worth it?

RV Repair in Helena Montana – and – testing out my new Extended Warranty (Extended Service Contract) Its Monday morning (10/12/15) and I awoke early to make a scheduled appointment for a needed repair to my fifth wheel. It is also an opportunity for me to “test out” my (recently purchased) extended warranty (extended service … Read more