RV Tips

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...
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...
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...
Cool Find at RVX Show: The Omnia Oven

Cool Find at RVX Show: The Omnia Oven

When James and I scouted out the RVX show looking for useful RV-life products, the Omnia Oven was at the top of our list:   The video pretty much explains it all, but in a nutshell, the Omnia...
THE Tank Monitor I ALWAYS Use.  Seriously.

THE Tank Monitor I ALWAYS Use. Seriously.

I haven’t made a big deal out of this before, but I replaced the tank monitors on our RV Lance some time ago.  It only took me a couple months of the “Yes, but is it closer to 1/3 full...
Preparing for an RV Fire!  The Voice of Experience

Preparing for an RV Fire! The Voice of Experience

No, Stef and I have not experienced an RV fire, and hopefully never will.  But recently, one of our readers mentioned in a comment that his RV caught fire and tragically burned to the ground.  I...
A Look Behind the Panel:  A Tour of Zamp Solar

A Look Behind the Panel: A Tour of Zamp Solar

Last Fall, we found ourselves traveling through Bend, Oregon, when we realized… “Hey – isn’t this where Zamp Solar is?” Being the “anything-RV-related nerd”...
Things We Found Interesting at the Tampa RV Show!

Things We Found Interesting at the Tampa RV Show!

While our FAVORITE part of attending RV shows is the opportunity to meet FitRV followers in person (thanks to everyone who swung by our Meet & Greets!), our second most favorite part is seeking...