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

RV Lifestyle Social Media (G+ and Facebook) Groups

RV LIFESTYLE Yes, absolutely! Would I rather be doing anything else? Nope. Do I enjoy seeing LOTS of new places? Yep. Meeting new folks? Yep. But, sharing the RV Lifestyle is only part of the reason I started this website (RV Across America) AND a RV Lifestyle Facebook Group (<–click the link if you have not yet joined … Read more

I felt like my 5th wheel was on life support…

I had seen it before in my ramblings through the “basement” of my “5th wheel” I had no idea of what it did or of its importance Not until… The furnace would not turn on The “duotherm” thermostat would not illuminate or operate The refrigerator was flashing “low dc” The lights (any and all of … Read more

A unique solution to a FROZEN clog in the grey water system

(I’d bet this also works for the black water system!) Be sure to read on below my video for an update and some additional knowledge I accumulated… The first freeze-up occurred as I stated in the video in January…but the problem re-occurred in early February – frustrating!  What’s causing it?  As I stated in my … Read more

Tires – Tire Pressure – and “On The Road” Experience…

A blowout causing over $3000. damage last year in my 5th wheel definitely acted to raise my consciousness about tires and my 5th wheels relationship with them. Among my discoveries, I found my RV manufacturer had mounted tires on my 5th wheel that (according to MANY complaints online) were likely to do what they did. … Read more