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07 Apr
5 More Outdoor Gear Recommendations from the RVFTA Forum!

5 More Outdoor Gear Recommendations from the RVFTA Forum!

We are wrapping up our Spring Gear Guide bonanza with 5 more recommendations for the outside of your RV. On Episode #80: 2016 Spring Gear Guide Part 2, we shared all our recommendations for outdoor RV products including propane level checks, sewer hoses, outdoor rugs, and shoes. Now it’s time to share some great stuff from our forum experts. There are over 250 posts in our Gear and Gadgets forum, and you can scroll through them all here. Tire Pressure Monitor People are always asking us if they should get a tire pressure monitor. We... Read More
15 Mar
5 Awesome Gear Recommendations from the RVFTA Forums

5 Awesome Gear Recommendations from the RVFTA Forums

This week’s podcast episode was Part 1 of our 2016 Spring Gear Guide, focusing on great products for the inside of the camper. We thought we would stick with the same theme in our blog post of the week, sharing some of our forum members’ favorite gadgets. Head over to the RVFTA forum to find more recommendations from our resident experts in the Gear and Gadgets and the Camp Food threads! #1: LED Lights Many people with RVs that were manufactured before 2015 are interested in switching over to LED lights. Brett, Nikki, and Janna... Read More
23 Feb
Shopping IKEA: Your Budget RV Superstore

Shopping IKEA: Your Budget RV Superstore

I know when you think about stocking your RV on a budget, IKEA may not the first place that comes to mind. But it should. With over 40 stores in the United States, there is probably an IKEA within driving distance of your home. And if you need to purchase products for your RV, a day trip to IKEA should be on your calendar. The Great RV Budget Stock Up Growing up in a (maybe) once-a-year camping household, I witnessed a common phenomena. Whenever a new gadget arrived in the kitchen, the old one would get stuffed in the camping bins stacked in... Read More
15 Feb
Are We a Travel Trailer Nation?

Are We a Travel Trailer Nation?

After a two year infatuation with the possibility of motorhome ownership I find myself firmly back in the camp of travel trailer owners.   I still think that I will eventually find myself behind the wheel of a Class A or Class C, but I am fairly certain that day is decades away. So why the change of heart? Is it just an economic reality?  Does a motorhome simply not  fit into our current budget? Or is it a matter of taste? Do I actually like travel trailers better? It’s actually a combination of both. When I look at the price of the... Read More

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