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

Outdoors RV – an interview with an insider

Outdoors RV - Timber Ridge

Full Timing and RV Quality Quality is an important issue – especially to a full time RV’er. Spending time fixing poorly designed aspects of your RV is both expensive and a waste of time. I’ve been a “full timer” for about 42 months now and I gotta say, I have identified a few things on … Read more

To Ford ESP or NOT to Ford ESP…

Purchasing a new vehicle… Remember the excitement? Anticipation? Then comes the “meeting” with the finance guy (or girl) and the offers – extended this, premium that, you know. In most cases, I go with just say “no”, but… there were two I opted for this time… The Ford Extended Service Maintenance Plan – and a road … Read more

RV Sales – It’s Like a “Pit Stop”…

Two weeks in and the shiny new RV’s are lined up across the street from my office – all begging for owners to hitch them to their vehicles and take them to all kinds of neat places. Fifth wheels, travel trailers, and toy haulers, each offering their own lifestyle reach out to those who yearn … Read more

Lessons Learned about CREDIT by a new “RV Sales Associate”

The weekend sale here at Stalkups in Casper has come and gone –  and here is a quick post sharing just one lesson I learned… The road to the RV Lifestyle of their dreams for many Americans lies in a loan with good terms… Over the course of the weekend at Stalkups “RV Event”, I … Read more