Category Archives: Modifications

A PLUMBING DUH MOMENT CORRECTED

Margo got a call from her brother who reads this blog.  He gently suggested we move that plumbing wye from the travel trailer end to the park’s faucet.  Takes the strain off the travel trailer plumbing. She calls me and … Continue reading

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WINTERIZING THE CITY HOOKUP WATER LINES ON THE TRAVEL TRAILER

I wrote this not long after we got the travel trailer.  Not sure how I missed posting it… Do not think I am some sort of a plumbing expert.  The following is what I did to winterize the travel trailer.  … Continue reading

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WATER WYE VALVE, THE BEST MODIFICATION SO FAR

It may look like a mess but it works like a dream. A pressure regulator fitted to a 90 degree bend fitted to a two-way wye.  No it’s not aligned in the usual way.  The top of the wye is … Continue reading

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SHORT DAY AT LAKE SUMNER STATE PARK, NM APRIL 19, 2017

Location: Pecos Campground, Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Sumner Lake State Park Map (pdf). Went to bed with considerable winds and woke to even higher winds.  Today and tomorrow will be bad. Time for me to head home to … Continue reading

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MATTRESS NEEDED A LITTLE MORE

The travel trailer has a factory queen size mattress.  It’s not too bad — if you are young, or you don’t have to sleep on it more than a couple of days. Our joints gave their unsolicited opinions.  “We old”, … Continue reading

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MOTION LIGHT

Gotta keep the bogeyman away and illuminate all the little cubby holes which pass for storage on this travel trailer. This LED wall sconce is awesome.  We’ve had one for five years in a house bedroom where the light switch … Continue reading

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A DARN FINE MOBILE LIVING SITE

Perhaps the best mobile living site on the U.S. internet right now is Cheaprvliving.com.  It’s for people who are looking for a cheaper way to live while living in a mobile dwelling.  Even part-timers like Margo and I can learn … Continue reading

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