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During 20+ years of full-time RVing, we’ve discovered many remote and unusual camping areas. But Trona Pinnacles in California is one of the most interesting places we’ve been. If you’ve ever considered camping in the Mojave Desert or if you just enjoy boondocking in special places the way we do, this post on Trona Pinnacles …

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If you love camping, biking, hiking, hunting, fishing, or any outdoor activity in a remote, wooded location, but you dread the thought of nature calling while you’re in nature, you might be someone who’d benefit from the Krapp Strapp. No, we’re not joking. The Krapp Strapp is a real thing, and it can, ahem, eliminate …

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For campers, RVers, and outdoor enthusiasts in general, there’s nothing like a nice shower to clean your body the way being in nature cleanses your soul. Showering in nature comes with its challenges, but with products like the Geyser Portable Shower, you can get a nice hot (or cool) shower using very little water or …

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If you’re considering or are currently undertaking a van conversion, you may also be thinking about installing windows in the van. Before you start cutting a giant hole through the wall of your rig, we’ve got a step-by-step tutorial on how to install windows in a conversion van. Van life/Class B living is a huge …

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If you’ve got a Carefree of Colorado awning that’s faded from exposure to UV rays or the fabric is damaged and needs to be replaced, you’ve come to the right place. You can replace your RV awning’s fabric as a DIY project (and save a LOT of money in the process). Today we’re covering Carefree …

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Have you ever been driving your RV, come to an overpass, weren’t sure of the clearance, slowed down… then drove under it anyway? If so, you certainly know, in hindsight, that slowing down doesn’t make your RV shorter/less tall. In this post, we’re talking about the critical topic of RV height clearance. Why Is Measuring …

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Tracking all of the items that need to be maintained on your RV can be a challenge and having some sort of RV maintenance checklist is imperative. We’ve used an RV maintenance spreadsheet in the past, but now RV Life offers a service that makes maintenance tracking simple. In this post, we’re covering the RV …

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Travelers love innovation and RVers are no exception. In this post, we’re looking at the AC Future eTH, an idea that offers a potentially serious innovation in RV living. But what exactly is the AC Future eTH? Is it really all-electric? What’s all the talk about extreme interior expandability? How is it different from other …

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When our motorhome was about 11 years old, we found ourselves with a patio awning ready for replacement fabric. Being avid DIYers meant we wanted to learn how to replace Dometic WeatherPro awning fabric ourselves. We’d already replaced several awnings and slide toppers with super-robust Tough Top Awnings material, so we knew we’d be using …

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If you’ve ever considered taking your grandkids or a couple of guests along for a camping trip (but wondered where they’d sleep), this post might give you some ideas. Today we’re taking a look at a bunk bed sleeper sofa that could transform your RV’s living space into a bedroom with a set of bunks! …

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When the weather turns chilly, staying warm in your RV can be a challenge. But that’s no reason to shy away from traveling and camping in cool temperatures, even in winter. The trick is to understand your RV heating options and choose the best one(s) to beat the cold safely. There are many types of …

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What is a borescope and how can it make an RVer’s life easier? In today’s post, we’ll answer those questions. We’ll show you what a borescope is and how we’ve found one helpful for certain projects on our RV. We’ll also show you several other ways to see into hidden spaces using items you may …

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If you’ve got a diesel pusher motorhome, knowing when to change the diesel engine air filter is important. And if your rig offers easy access to your air filter, knowing how to do it yourself can save you some cash. We found the RV diesel air filter change to be one of the easiest routine …

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Are you tired of getting whacked by RV basement storage doors falling on your head? Are you looking for RV storage door holder options so you can stop holding up your rig’s basement doors with your back? In this post, we’ve got you covered with some easy DIY options for RV storage compartment door holders. …

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