City Water Leaking Inside Camper: A Comprehensive Guide
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City Water Leaking Inside Camper: A Comprehensive Guide

The freedom of RV travel offers ample rewards from scenic journeys to customizing our miniature homes on wheels. Yet that liberating lifestyle also tests our patience and budgets when failures inevitably arise. Few system issues torment road warriors more than opening up cabinets to puddles pooled across floors – telltale signs of an RV water…

Homemade Truck Camper Tie Downs | My Usages Experience

Homemade Truck Camper Tie Downs | My Usages Experience

I’ve been a passionate truck camper owner for over a decade now. My custom-built camper lets my wife and I tour the country in comfort, without needing to pay for hotels or camping sites. However, one key challenge all truck camper owners face is keeping the camper securely attached to the truck bed. Commercially sold…

NaN Miles On Camper: What It Means and Associated Risks

NaN Miles On Camper: What It Means and Associated Risks

I’ve been an avid camper owner for almost 7 years. I periodically browse used listings out of curiosity and daydream about future excursions worthy of a new model. During recent online searches, I noticed several intriguing used camper van listings labeled confusingly with “NaN” miles rather than quantified odometer readings. My reviewer instincts immediately heightened….

Chevy P30 Parking Brake Adjustment
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Chevy P30 Parking Brake Adjustment

One heavy-duty chassis I know extensively from getting quite familiar underneath while working on them is the Chevy P30. Equipped with a strong V8 engine, the P30 makes an excellent platform for large campers and coaches. However, some owners report issues with the parking brake system. That’s because the P30 utilizes an internal star wheel…

Can You Ride in The Back of a Fifth-Wheel

Can You Ride in The Back of a Fifth-Wheel

Fifth wheel trailers are popular movable homes, but their roomy interiors tempt some to utilize the space in a very unsafe and generally illegal way – by carrying passengers while the trailer is in motion. This article examines the hazards of traveling in towable trailer living quarters and legalities across North America. And while it…

Can You Move a Camper With the Slides Out?

Can You Move a Camper With the Slides Out?

Many RV owners wonder – can you safely move or drive a camper with the slide-outs fully extended? Or do they need to be retracted first? Unfortunately, manufacturers strongly advise against traveling with camper slide-outs popped out. Driving down the road with these rooms extended can lead to major structural damage, costing thousands in repairs….

How to Fix Soft Spot in Campers and Restore Structural Firmness (My Guidelines)
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How to Fix Soft Spot in Campers and Restore Structural Firmness (My Guidelines)

I’m a seasoned camper owner and I prefer to occasionally detect soft, giving zones underfoot or visible indents along walls from kicked soccer balls signaling lost rigidity somehow from moisture or age. While occasional, even minor camper soft spots give me pause worried about critical frame or floor integrity surrendering to sponginess despite only using…

How to Fix Camper Walls
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How to Fix Camper Walls

RV and camper walls have a layered construction, consisting of a rigid, load-bearing exterior layer, insulation in the middle, and interior wall panels made from materials such as vinyl, plywood, or fiberboard. Over time, factors like water intrusion, moisture exposure, and normal wear and tear can cause damage to RV walls. Properly repairing this damage…