A year and a half with Starlink for our RV

As a techie family, we rely on the internet to transfer media to and from clients. Therefore, photography and video assets can be significant data hogs. Because of this, we examine the cell coverage areas and check RV park reviews before booking an extended stay. There is nothing like arriving at a beautiful RV park, […]

The RVLock Keyless Entry install

Since we first heard of RVLock ‘s keyless entry system for our fifth wheel, we thought about it each time we left our keys inside or had to go back to the camper to get something and left the keys at the pool, etc.  As they recently came out with their newest model the V4 […]

RV Remodel | Carpet Removal on Stairs

RV Renovation Carpet Removal

One of the first things to go on our new RV was the carpet on the stairs.  I know why they put it there, because it is cost effective; however what a place to have it.   RIGHT when you walk in from the great outdoors.  Whose idea was that?   Anyway, the removal of […]

How heavy is your water tank? (Repair)

How heavy is your water tank?  Well mine weighs 741 lbs full.   First thing that I thought about when I saw that statistic on the door of the RV was… I hope they have a strong support system for that.   I was first alerted to the weight last year when we broke our […]

Broken Leaf Springs on the RV | New Mexico

After leaving White Sands National Monument, we headed back to the RV, topped it off with a full tank of fresh water and took off. Our goal was to make it all the way to Buckeye Hills Regional Park in Buckeye AZ,  but that destination was 420 miles away.   Knowing we might need to overnight in […]

Volunteer State | Frozen Water Hoses | Caverns

Tennessee Caverns, Appalachian Caverns, Photos

After our stay in Maryland, our next destination was Bluff City, Tennessee.   A relatively small campground located about 10 minutes from Bristol Motor Speedway for you NASCAR fans.  Since our stay was early January and COMPLETELY off season, we got to use our Passport America discount and stay for 50% off.  This time of year […]

RV Screen Door Acrylic Plexiglass Retrofit – Removable Window

Updated 2022 After 6 years of taking on and off the top plexiglass we had to put in a new one since the post below.  We updated it with the same Duraplex plexiglass but without all the scratches the other one accumulated over the years.  The Youtube Short below a quick how to of what […]

Broomstick Handle | Flashlight | Falling Cabinets

This is a little RV repair post about a small problem we saw developing in our RV.  As we noticed on the new 2016 Evergreen BayHill’s they have done away with the upper curved cabinets that go over the couches.    We were curious as to why they would do that but I think we […]

RV Bunk Bed Room Remodel Bay Hill Fifth Wheel

One of the unnecessary items we quickly noted when shopping for our RV was the extra couch in the girls’ bunk room.  In our earlier post you saw that we immediately knew that was going to go somewhere else and it did.  Click here to view that post.  After I built the railings for the […]

RV Remodel Living Room Update Evergreen Bay Hill 385BH

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Although our 2014 Bay Hill 385 BH Fifth Wheel RV is brand new; we knew of a whole bunch of changes we were going to do to make the RV what we really wanted.  We had a long list of specific must haves, which I’ll cover

Installing MaxxAir Roof Vent Covers on the RV

One of the must have accessories we knew we would install on the new RV was a set of MaxxAir roof vent covers.   Vent covers let you open your roof vents in the two bathrooms and keep them open without regards to rain or wind.  They provide great