Replacing RV Carpet with Vinyl Wood Planks Fulltime RV

I spent 3 days on my own tearing up the dashboard and cockpit area, and both of us 5 days to finish it off! Sorry I didn’t get the video of carpeting the engine housing, but that was an intense day, and I forgot. MESSAGE TO RV DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURERS: Carpet does not belong in a “camper”. Continue reading

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RV Awning Unrolled While Driving Fulltime RV

My awning partially unrolled while going 50 mph! The wind was a constant 25-40 mph non-stop for more than 3 days, so I took it into an RV repair place to get help getting it safely re-rolled. Turns out, the people I bought it from had apparently left the awning arms unlocked, and only secured with the straps! One was taken off, and the rear arm came down enough to let it 1/2 unroll! Continue reading

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Fulltime RV Working on Weight Distribution

I am continuing to streamline the load, and trying to get the weight distributed evenly. I think I am good, as far as stuff and weight goes, but lightening the load is a never ending process when you are fulltime RVing. We participate in the Amazon affiliate program, as well…

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How to Properly Use RV Inline Water Filters IMHO

I always put my filter on the RV end, but I started noticing other people putting it on the faucet end, so I thought, maybe I’m doing it wrong, and tried it the other way…. wrong! Think about it; the hose is laying in the hot sun, breeding bacteria, and…

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Is My RV Frig on the Fritz?

It seems like after 2 1/2 days of blacktop boondocking at Walmart, my frig was slowly defrosting. I am checking into it…. I think that since this RV was in storage for years before I bought it, the frig just didn’t run on propane for a long time, and maybe…

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My Fulltime RV Weight

There was a weigh station for gravel trucks across the street from the AmeriGas propane in Carson City, so I drove on up. She weighs up at 14,000 lbs, so I am 1,000 lbs under the max. Yeah! If I ever do get around to adding an extra fresh water…

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Fulltime RV Hillbilly Wheel Covers

I have some nice Camco wheel covers, but the wheel wells on the front of my RV are very deep, making it very hard to reach my arms up and over the tires. I have seen the expensive Class As with a sort of curtain that snaps over, so this…

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