Camping Trip #3 – Camping at LOTS Saturday January 17, 2015 – Oregon House, California We are back at Thousand Trails Lake of the Springs (LOTS) for our third camping trip in the Journey. We found a campsite that overlooked the fog and low clouds of the Sacramento valley. Originally we had planned to leave
Cool Shades – RV Quickshades Unboxing and Review Our (new to us) 2008 Winnebago Journey has curtains on the interior of the front windshield, the pilot’s side and the co-pilot/door. While the curtains are good at blocking light and some heat, you can’t see out of them. Shades for your RV windshield are used to
VIAIR 400P RV Air Compressor The Unboxing and Review of the VIAIR 400P RV Air Compressor: Unboxing You may wonder why we are looking at purchasing an air compressor when our rig already has one built-in. There are a couple of reasons why we decided to buy the VIAIR 400P Air Compressor. First when we
Surge Protection, Voltage Regulator or both? Are you protected? We have visited many RV parks over the years and never worried too much about poor quality electricity. That is when our mode of transportation was a Volkswagen Vanagon or our antique Prowler trailer. Neither of these had much in terms of electronics that could be damaged
Where’s the RV? We purchased our Winnebago Journey from La Mesa RV on August 9th. The ‘prep’ was completed and we picked it up on August 25th and that weekend we took it out camping. This was our ‘shake down’ trip because we have a 15 day warranty from La Mesa on several major components.
New RV Accessories – Buying for the RV Basement Continuing our tour of the RV and preparing for our first camping trip we go to the basement. When buying for the basement we see a number of major systems that support the RV. Besides storage, there is the Power System, Water and waste control, on-board
RV Accessories – TPMS – Tire Pressure Monitoring System Now that we have our RV, let’s look at some of the accessories we felt were critical. We will start in the cab. The rubber meets the road in an RV with the tires. Many RVs have dual wheels that make it difficult to check if
Understanding RV Depreciation… January 24, 2014 No matter what kind of an RV you talk about, they depreciate. Quite a lot actually. RVs with engines depreciate quicker because of the wear and tear of their motors. There are advantages to buying new – you get to pick out the features you want right up-front, no