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Boondocking Tips & Hacks

Boondocking Tips & Hacks

Here are some of my boondocking tips and hacks, to allow off grid or backcountry camping to last as long as possible. Conserving Water: Navy showers are a must, so be sure your RV shower has an on/off valve, and not just the hot/cold knobs. When you turn the shower on to get it to temperature, be sure to have a pitcher available to catch the cold water, which can then be used later for dishes or a non-composting toilet….

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Our Lifted Fifth Wheel

Our Lifted Fifth Wheel

We had the 2000 Ford F250 before we bought the trailer, and the trailer wasn’t even in our minds yet.  The truck came with an 8″ lift on 37″ tires. It rides pretty high, and the standard height of a fifth wheel trailer would not suffice.  Without a trailer lift, the RV would still clear the truck bed rails easily, but the trailer angled down from front to back.  This places more weight on the rear axle of the 5’er,…

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Must Have RV Gadgets 2019

Must Have RV Gadgets 2019

We own every item listed below, except for the chairs now, because someone needed them more than we did, I guess.  We love all the items below, there are many other items we own that didn’t make the cut, and I will do a write-up on those as well. All items are linked to Amazon so you can get a full description and view user ratings and reviews.

Washer/Dryer

Washer/Dryer

Being full timers in our RV, we really wanted to have a washer/dryer installed.  Laundromats are fine, but for us, it makes it feel more like home when you can hear/see the machine running.  I’m not sure why that makes a big difference, but it does. We went with the Splendide 2100XC.  We debated on a stackable unit, but decided on the combo washer/dryer.  The stackable’s advantage is that you can wash and dry at the same time, roughly cutting…

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