Category Archives: Tools

WHAT DO I DO WITH ALL MY STUFF?

Going from one person in 1700 square feet to two people in less than 864.  I’ve already started to whittle down the stuff I no longer need when I move down to the Basin.  It’s going to be tight even … Continue reading

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TENT STAKES FOUND 2017

It pays off.  Ya never know what people accidentally leave. Found these two sturdy tent/canopy/tarp stakes in tall grass at an empty campground site.  These can take quite a beating.  One can never have too many tent/canopy/tarp stakes.  Don’t need … Continue reading

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NEW CAMPING PILLOW

I like my pillow so much that I take it when traveling, but when I go camping I dislike carrying a big pillow.  The replacement…   I blew it up and left it for two weeks.  Not sure it lost … Continue reading

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A NEW MORE POWERFUL AIR COMPRESSOR, AUGUST 2017

I have a little air compressor with a tiny tank about the size of a small watermelon.  I use it to blow air through the travel trailer’s water pipes to winterize because it has a pressure regulator. It won’t hold … Continue reading

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MODIFIED THE MODIFIED ICE CHEST

Remember when I posted about modifying my new Extreme 3, 28-quart Coleman ice chest?  Here’s the post.  After evaluating my mods on the Percha Dam and the San Juan trips I was able to admit — I hated it.  No, … Continue reading

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EARLY AUGUST 2017 HOUSE FIXIN’

Returning from San Juan means I’m returning to the last of the house preps prior to selling.  It’s a lot of work, but darn it is satisfying. As I was cleaning I happened to notice the registers from the swamp … Continue reading

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HOMEMADE FISHING ROD HOLDER, AUGUST 2017

I’ve been playing Russian roulette with our fishing rods when we take the travel trailer.  No room inside the truck so they were placed in the bed — along with chairs, ladders, ice chests, cans of dog food, etc.   How … Continue reading

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