RV Tips

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...
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...
Next Tests for the Black Tank Simulator:  A Poll

Next Tests for the Black Tank Simulator: A Poll

Well, at the risk of becoming known as “Professor Poo” on the internet, I’m going to continue… The response to my first Black Tank Simulator experiment has been enthusiastic and the feedback...
Inside the RV Black Tank: Testing the Sewer Solution

Inside the RV Black Tank: Testing the Sewer Solution

I finished building my “Black Tank Simulator” a couple weeks ago, and ever since then, I’ve been itching to use it.  Stef quickly told me that playing with simulated sewage had to be an...
Testing 3M Crystalline Window Tint for our RV

Testing 3M Crystalline Window Tint for our RV

Driving for long stretches out west, we’ll often have the sun scorching us through one side or the other for hours at a time.  In the past, we’ve tried several dubious, and likely illegal,...