RV Tips

Interview with Pleasure-Way CEO Dean Rumpel

Interview with Pleasure-Way CEO Dean Rumpel

  I’ve written before that one of the good things about going to RV shows is that you get to interact with the RV manufacturers.  Usually, this will be a manufacturer’s rep at the...
Thetford SmartTote – How to use it and Why you want one

Thetford SmartTote – How to use it and Why you want one

Some of you may have seen me in this video over on Chuck Woodbury’s RVTravel channel.  I’m posting it here too, in case you haven’t seen it yet.  It shows how you can use the...
Leisure Travel Vans Factory Tour!

Leisure Travel Vans Factory Tour!

  Hello.  I’m James, and I’m an RV nerd. It’s true.  On any given Saturday, while the rest of the clan is out taking the grandchildren to the “interactive farm”, I’m probably...
5 Smart Packing Tips For Your Small RV

5 Smart Packing Tips For Your Small RV

James and I are in the process of packing up the RV for a big road trip! I love this phase: the bubbling anticipation, the prepping of the RV, the millions of trips out to the RV with armfuls of...
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...
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,...
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!”...
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...