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A NONEXISTENT SHORTCUT CHAPARRAL, NM TO HIGHWAY 70

Last week we took a trip to Las Cruces, NM to look at a camper van.  Still had some time left over so we went to Anthony, Texas to the big Camping World.  Man, there’s some pretty merchandise on the … Continue reading

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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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WELL THAT CAMPER VAN PURCHASE WAS A BUST

I’ve been looking for a camper van for about two years.  Decent ones are expensive so I waited until an older one in fairly good shape sorta fell out of the sky. I met the owner at a restaurant 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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WE HADN’T PLANNED ON TAKING A BROOM

Well, that was silly. As soon as we got to the Caballo campsite, we needed a broom to sweep a big pile of leaves away from the corner where the rock walls met.  Just the place for a rattlesnake or … Continue reading

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DUPLICATE PARTS

Where the hell is …? Said this the last trip as we were unhooking the trailer.  Where the hell is the two foot length of pipe which is used to release the weight distribution bars?  We can’t take them off … Continue reading

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