Posts By: James

Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 9: The End Is Near!

Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 9: The End Is Near!

If you were to talk to Stef, she would tell you that I spend every spare minute in the shop, working on the shop, or obsessing over details of the shop.  Nothing could be further from the truth, as...
How to Take a Shower at a Truck Stop

How to Take a Shower at a Truck Stop

It seems like fairly often, the only thing we want out of an RV park is a good shower.  I imagine this happens to a lot of you as well.  Especially now, as large lithium powered rigs are becoming...
Meet Ecōths – They’re Why I Have a Clothing Sponsor

Meet Ecōths – They’re Why I Have a Clothing Sponsor

“I’d like to tell you about my clothing sponsor,” isn’t really something I ever pictured myself saying. I mean, let’s face it… I’m a guy.  And while looking...
Cool Products for RVers from the Outdoor Retailer Show

Cool Products for RVers from the Outdoor Retailer Show

Back when the Outdoor Retailer shows were in Salt Lake City, we used to attend all the time.  It was a blast scouting the show for products that would be useful for RVers, and we’ve found some...
The Pursuit of Quiet:  Replacing our RV’s Air Conditioner… AGAIN!

The Pursuit of Quiet: Replacing our RV’s Air Conditioner… AGAIN!

Now that it’s starting to warm up, I was checking the air conditioners in both Lance and Parky before we really needed them.  Good news, they both worked! But I also noticed that the air...
Your ProMaster Temperature Gauge is Lying to You!  So I Installed an UltraGauge.

Your ProMaster Temperature Gauge is Lying to You! So I Installed an UltraGauge.

It’s no secret around here that we recently had a months-long bout of engine trouble with Lance.  That’s been discussed to death elsewhere on the site (like HERE, and HERE), so I...
Our Safari Condo XL Flex Review – Unicorn Alert!!!

Our Safari Condo XL Flex Review – Unicorn Alert!!!

When we go to RV shows here in the US, we usually have pretty good success finding models from the mainstream manufacturers.  But our ability to find smaller, niche players at the bigger RV shows is...
He’s baaaack!!!  Lance Rides Again!

He’s baaaack!!! Lance Rides Again!

It took four months, four repair shops, and over a thousand miles, but Lance is back on the road under his own power and performing like the champ he is.  If the Lance Repair Saga had gone on any...
How We’re Shading our Rear Windows Now – Vanmade Gear!

How We’re Shading our Rear Windows Now – Vanmade Gear!

We’ve tried more than a few things over the years to keep our RV windows covered.  Track mounted curtains.  Home-made draping curtains.  Pleated shades.  Roller shades.  Suction cup-py...
Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 8: More Random Projects

Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 8: More Random Projects

It’s been almost two months since I posted a video of how the shop is coming along, so I figure we’re due for an update.  (It actually has been that long, I just checked.  Weird,...