Category Archives: Travel Trailer

GREASING THE 5TH-WHEEL WHEEL BEARINGS

Our entire 5th-wheel’s weight sits on four wheel bearings and a bed hitch.  So does every other two-axle 5th wheel.  As the wheels turn, the ball bearings spin around the two axles.  Dry ball bearings means lots of friction and … Continue reading

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THE 5TH WHEEL PLUMBING

Gonna freeze tonight and for the next couple of nights so I went over to double check my winterizing of the 5th wheel.  I was still confused about what I saw from the back of the hot water heater (HWH).  … Continue reading

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AIR COMPRESSOR FOR BLOWING OUT RV WATER LINES

Disclaimer: This is my experience in air compressors.  Yours may be different. I used this small compressor to blow out the water lines on the 5th wheel after we returned from the Santa Rosa trip.  It takes about two tanks … Continue reading

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A NEW TOW VEHICLE AND WHY

The return trip from Red River was uneventful.  That ended when I got home.  Margo presented me with our new used tow vehicle, a Ford F250 Super Duty, with a 6.2 engine.  It looks big.  It IS big.  Running boards … Continue reading

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CLEANING A TRAVEL TRAILER REFRIGERATOR

As I mentioned in a previous post, we returned from Navajo Lake to find the travel trailer (TT) refrigerator growing mold.  Oh, ick.  In a flash I had the stuff out and eyeballing how to clean it.  Yeah, we’ve been … Continue reading

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HOME FROM NAVAJO LAKE STATE PARK, AUG. 21, 2017

Location: KOA Bernalillo to home It drizzled most of the night so all the stuff in the bed of the truck was wet.  We’ll have to take the canopy out of it’s case to make sure everything is dry before … Continue reading

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NAVAJO LAKE STATE PARK, AUG. 15, 2017

Location: Cottonwood Campground, Navajo Lake State Park, Navajo Lake, New Mexico.  Map. It was not the sight I wanted to be greeted with.  The 5-gallon can of dog food was on its side with the lid off.  HappyDog went all … Continue reading

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