Heartland's Blog 

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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Anderson Valve System Replacement

Lisa & Dan Brown

28th Feb, 19


Recently, we were provided the opportunity to work with Anderson Brass Company by replacing the existing plastic Anderson Valve System in our fifth wheel's Utility Distribution Center (UDC), and test a better-engineered brass valve. Originally, our 2016 Heartland Landmark 365 came equipped with a plastic Anderson Valve - which is more susceptible to leaking.

How the Anderson Valve System Operates

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DESTINATION: Joshua Tree National Park

Lisa & Dan Brown

18th Feb, 19


Last year, we enjoyed Joshua Tree National Park so much that we vowed too return to it again. The park hosts an amazing array of terrain, plants and wildlife. Its' intriguing Joshua Trees, and huge boulders, are warmly inviting as are the mild temperatures. Whether you're a solo, couple or family travelers, this national park should be high on your bucket list.

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RV Upgrade - Lippert Hydraulic Leveling Jack

Jim & Melinda Tanner

13th Feb, 19


Shopping for a new RV is fun; however, finding the perfect fit for you and your family can take some time.  When we were shopping for our last RV, an absolute must-have item on our priority list was auto-leveling. We had many frustrating moments with our prior RV when leveling proved to be difficult - like having to start over and connect the truck back to the trailer.

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