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Manners Matter - The Ins & Outs of Dog Etiquette at Campgrounds & RV Parks

Lisa & Dan Brown

14th May, 19


Dog owners have been facing scrutiny at campground and RV parks all across the country – from breed, size, and number of dogs. Seemingly strict campground and RV park ruling on whether or not they allow dogs on their facility may be based on their hospitality-based insurance company’s permit. These 'rules' do not lie solely on the campground or RV park owners - other reasons could be local legislation or insurance.

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How To: Power a CPAP Device on the Road

Lisa & Dan Brown

9th May, 19


One of the more common topics discussed among RVers who enjoy boondocking is how to power a CPAP device in their RV with limited to no power source. CPAP machines, and other electric-powered medical devices, have become essential to the health and livelihoods of those who need them. For those who travel, using a CPAP machine has presented a challenge for RVers not hooked up to electricity - and this shouldn’t prevent anyone from enjoying the…

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Product Review: TST 507-RV-6-C Tire Monitoring System

Lisa & Dan Brown

1st May, 19


Recently, we collaborated with TechnoRV on a project to install and evaluate the Truck System Technologies (TST) 507-RV-6-C tire pressure and temperature monitoring system. We already had a different TST brand installed in our Landmark 365 that we weren't quite happy with, so we jumped at the opportunity to try out a new system.

Let’s Talk About the TST 507-RV-6-C

The Truck System Technologies (TST) 507-RV-6-C is the newest tire pressure and temperature…

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Product Review: Rand McNally OverDryve 7 RV GPS

Lisa & Dan Brown

9th Apr, 19


As RV owners, trip planning is more than just plotting our course on a road map, and as big-rig RV owners, we truly appreciate the importance of having the best tools to help us navigate our Nation's roadways safely. Those of us who pull large fifth-wheels or travel trailers need to be aware of low clearances, narrow, windy roads and road obstacles. Any one of those, or a combination of a few, could…

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Cyclone Toy Hauler Interior Modifications

Lisa & Dan Brown

21st Mar, 19


Back in 2014, we bought our brand-new Cyclone 'man-box-on-wheels' toy hauler. Though I loved its functionality as a toy hauler (because it hauled our two Harley Davidson motorcycles), I had serious reservations regarding the interior design and lack of storage in the kitchen.

Dare I say that this fifth-wheel toy hauler was perfectly designed with guys in mind - guys that didn't cook.…

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