Campfire Chronicles

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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RV Upgrade - Kitchen Faucet

Lisa & Dan Brown

29th Jan, 19


I can't believe it's already been three years since we took delivery of our Heartland Landmark 365 Ashland. One of the features that sold us on the Landmark was the beautiful, large, fully-functional RV kitchen. The island creates a more ample food prep surface, and that big single farmer's sink allows for cleaning large pots and pans. However, one little issue just grated on me that needed to be updated; our kitchen…

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RV Upgrade - Lippert Solid Steps

Jim & Melinda Tanner

21st Jan, 19


A little over a year ago, we installed Torklift Glowsteps to replace the factory steps that came with our Bighorn Fifth Wheel from Heartland, and found that they were far superior than the bouncy, factory steps.  The Torklift Glowsteps were easy to set up and put away, and definitely stronger than the narrow steps our RV came with.  

Then, while on one of our adventures,  we ended up parking next to a…

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