Heartland's Blog  (Lifestyles)

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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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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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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