Posts By: James

Four Reasons to Visit an RV Show this Fall

Four Reasons to Visit an RV Show this Fall

It’s RV Show Season! RV Show season rolls around each fall, and continues through winter.  There are the shows that you may have heard of:  Hershey, Pennsylvania;  Pomona California;  Tampa,...
How Much Can You Tow with a Small Motorhome?

How Much Can You Tow with a Small Motorhome?

A few days ago, I got this question from a reader via email: Since you seem to be THE most knowledgeable person we’ve read on the web when it comes to RVs, I wanted to ask you for your opinion...
We FINALLY Finished the RV Carport!

We FINALLY Finished the RV Carport!

I can’t quite believe it myself, but the RV Carport is complete. Just to remind everyone, we started trying to build the RV carport last October!  Since then, we’ve had engineering problems,...
Do Ice Cubes in the RV Black Tank Really Work?

Do Ice Cubes in the RV Black Tank Really Work?

I know I’m supposed to be working on the tank additive experiments now (and I am, I promise), but when I had the idea for this detour, I couldn’t resist.   I’m sure we’ve all heard that...
Ridiculous Experiments with the Clear RV Black Tank

Ridiculous Experiments with the Clear RV Black Tank

  So, the Clear RV Black Tank experiments have proven to be pretty popular.  That’s great!  They also generate a lot of comments and suggestions.  Some of the suggestions are awesome,...
Steamboat Campground, Steamboat Springs, CO – RV Park Review

Steamboat Campground, Steamboat Springs, CO – RV Park Review

If you’re taking your RV to Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and you want to stay in or near the town, you don’t have too many choices in RV parks. This led us, on our recent trip, to stay at...
An Interview with Dean, from Leisure Travel Vans!

An Interview with Dean, from Leisure Travel Vans!

  The first time I watched one of the Leisure Travel Vans videos, I was so amused, I called Stef down to watch it. “You’ve got to see this guy, Dean! He’s like the Dan Aykroyd of RVs!”...
As the RV Carport Turns…

As the RV Carport Turns…

If you’ve been following the saga of my ill-fated RV carport, it should come as no surprise to you that it still isn’t finished. We started last fall, naive and full of hope. We had some...
A Look Inside While Flushing the RV Water Heater

A Look Inside While Flushing the RV Water Heater

If you’ve seen my first, or second experiment with the clear RV black tank, you’re probably guessing that I’m not one to just accept the conventional wisdom on RV maintenance topics. You’d be...
Testing Tank Flushing Systems in the Clear RV Black Tank!

Testing Tank Flushing Systems in the Clear RV Black Tank!

My first Black Tank Simulator experiment turned out to be pretty popular.  If nothing else, it was unique, and I don’t think anyone had tried it before.  I got plenty of suggestions for ways to...