What is an RV Macerator Pump, and Do You Need One?

You may have heard about RV macerator pumps, but don’t know exactly what they are or if you even need one. We’re here to give you quick, simple answers to your questions about RV macerator pumps. What Does an RV Macerator Pump Do? The short, quick answer is, a macerator…

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Read This Before Upgrading to Lithium Batteries for Your RV!

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If you currently have lead-acid batteries on your RV, you have likely thought about converting to lithium. The advantages are undeniable, lithium batteries are more efficient,longer-lasting, and lighter weight. Unfortunately, your friends urging you to go with lithium often are not talking about the peripherals that go along with it.…

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Gold Prospecting Around Quartzsite AZ

Today, Quartzsite is best known as a haven for RV snowbirds. But, the history of this tiny town in the Arizona desert goes back to gold prospecting. In 1863, it was called Tyson Wells. Back then, it served as a desert watering hole and stagecoach stop. Ranching was the mainstay…

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When Boondockers Finally Go to an RV Park

Every once in a while, even hardcore boondockers pull out their wallets and check into an RV park. On these rare occasions, it’s important to make the most of it. So, let’s go over a list of things to do when boondockers go to an RV park. These are just…

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Don’t Let Pesky Flies Ruin Your RV Lifestyle

Camping during the summer is glorious, except for one thing… flies. These tiny, flying pests are more than annoying, they can spread disease. Let’s explore what non-toxic options an RVer has to control pesky flies. An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure First of all, make sure…

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Make the Jump to Economical Full-Time RV Living

Life on the road doesn’t need to wait for retirement. Anyone can manage to make a living on the road and live affordably and comfortably in an RV. While there are limitations, you’ll be able to have everything you need in your home on wheels. You may not be able…

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Self-Cleaning Solar Panels Can Be Yours For Less Than $20

RVers love their solar panels. However, no one likes cleaning them, especially when it involves climbing on the roof. But, as you know, dust, exhaust residue, and even worse, bird poop and pine sap can reduce the power output of your solar panels.  In fact, studies have shown that dirt and dust…

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Stay Safe from Mountain Lions While Camping

Mountain lions, also called pumas and cougars, are without a doubt, the apex predators of the west. These sleek, fast, and stealthy ambush predators have been known to attack both pets and people. While this is unusual, mountain lions are unpredictable and can be extremely dangerous. For example, a group…

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