Heartland's Blog  (Jan 2018)

Catching Up With Chickery's Travels

John Faulkner

26th Jan, 18


"Three years ago our youngest was in college. Sean was finishing up his 20 years in the Air Force," says Julie Chickery, half of the RVing duo, Chickery's Travels. "We were empty nesters, and Sean said, 'what about that RV we've been thinking about'."

That was about…

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Boondocking Water Replenishment for RVs

Lisa & Dan Brown

12th Jan, 18


wa·ter - ˈwôdər,ˈwädər/noun - a colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms.

It's every living thing's life blood. Living things need it to survive.

It's also necessary for cooking, brushing and flushing, sloshing and washing. Water is one of the most 'taken for granted' necessities...well, unless you live in the desert. Until you experience water…

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Replacing LCI Auto Level Controller

Jim & Melinda Tanner

9th Jan, 18


If you have an RV with the self leveling feature, you probably are using a LCI (Lippert Components Inc.) controller. This controller acts as the brains of the leveling system, ensuring your RV is level, regardless of the ground conditions.

Now what happens if this controller goes bad? Well, you have to replace it of course. In the video below, we walk you through this quick, 5-minute process. If possible, make sure your…

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You've Got Mail: Managing Snail Mail from the Road

Kelly Barnett

4th Jan, 18


One of the most common questions we receive as full-time RVers is, "How do you get mail"? We don't get a whole lot of 'snail' mail as we do a lot of our business online but there are certain things that still requires an old-fashioned mailbox.

Some full-timers have their mail sent to a friend or family member to sort through and then they forward it unto them…

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