Where fulltimers go on busy summer weekends

  By Bob Difley Fulltiming without an agenda, having just a loose travel itinerary and succumbing to whim rather than a defined plan (like making campground reservations) is a wonderful lifestyle. Except on summer weekends and holidays. You could just ignore the crowds, except as a fulltimer you have to camp somewhere at those busy times. But if you’ve ever... Read More

How do frugal fulltimers keep their rigs warm

  Discussions between future and new fulltimers often revolve around how-much-does-it-cost. And, of course, that’s all relative to your personal lifestyle, necessities of life, how much you already have, and what excesses are a vital part of your lifestyle.  In the end it comes down to how well you control your expenses without sacrificing too much, such as the question of... Read More

Results of 6-year rubber roof coating experiment

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris To hear RV manufacturers talk, EPDM rubber roofs are the greatest thing since sliced bread. Problem is, even sliced bread eventually gets stale. After a few years in the elements, rubber roofs take the hit of weathering and exposure to UV radiation. From personal experience we can say that a non-maintained rubber roof... Read More

Screen door modification opens up wider views

  Retired or not, an engineer just cannot leave well enough alone. Here Greg describes (during a rare no-project-in-the-works moment) how he fixed an (admittedly) minor irritant in his motorhome’s screen door.    By Greg Illes My standard screen door was built in three sections — the same as most other screen doors. Top and bottom were screened, and the center... Read More