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The Final Trailer Mods!  Organized Obie Accessories

The Final Trailer Mods! Organized Obie Accessories

Well, if you know me, you realize I should never use “final” and “mod” in the same phrase.  But just go with it for a title… This week, I put the finishing touches on...
Pimp My Trailer 2: Sliding Bicycle Storage Tray

Pimp My Trailer 2: Sliding Bicycle Storage Tray

I used this long weekend to replace something I had built in our trailer that had been bothering me for a while.  I tore out the bicycle storage platform and replaced it with a much better (and...
Pimp My Trailer: Adding a Bicycle Repair Stand

Pimp My Trailer: Adding a Bicycle Repair Stand

Stef frequently says that I always have to have some sort of RV project going.  She’s teasing, but she’s also correct.  In fact, when I run out of projects, I’ll sometimes do some...
A Safer Shore Power Connection? Testing the SmartPlug

A Safer Shore Power Connection? Testing the SmartPlug

A few years ago while visiting our friends at Advanced-RV, we learned about a new type of shore power connection they were putting on their rigs, The SmartPlug.  (We like visiting Advanced-RV...
The Best Screen Door We’ve Ever Seen on a Camper Van

The Best Screen Door We’ve Ever Seen on a Camper Van

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this video is worth 60,000 words per second.  So first, let’s get right to it:   We first encountered this screen door on a Pleasure-Way Lexor...
Can You Use Flushable Wipes in the RV Black Tank?

Can You Use Flushable Wipes in the RV Black Tank?

(Or ANY septic system for that matter?) We didn’t expect to find such dramatic differences between brands, but the results from this experiment are really surprising. We used the same procedure...
Activating the ProMaster Rear View Camera with a Switch!

Activating the ProMaster Rear View Camera with a Switch!

I’m embarrassed it took me 40,000 miles to figure this one out.   So how often do any of these happen to you? BANG! What was that back there? Is there something wrong with the trailer? That...
Our Visit to the Truma HQ in Munich

Our Visit to the Truma HQ in Munich

By now, you’ve probably seen the videos and posts from “The Fit RV’s European Vacation” where we went RVing around Europe.  One of the things we haven’t shared yet is...
More RV Organization with Organized Obie – Plus… a Discount!

More RV Organization with Organized Obie – Plus… a Discount!

We first encountered Organized Obie at the RVIA show in Louisville. They offer a wide variety of organization solutions for RVs (or for your home), and had a number of them on display. We were...
Can You Winterize Your RV with a Tire Inflator?

Can You Winterize Your RV with a Tire Inflator?

I have to admit – I was skeptical about this one.  It took a good old-fashioned experiment to convince me…   Here’s the deal:  Every year about this time, I start seeing...