What are the best batteries for fulltiming?

How many batteries should you have to fulltime and what kind are best? Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor, answers a question from an RVer during a webcast about whether it’s best to replace 12-volt deep cycle RV batteries with six-volt golf cart batteries connected in series.  Subscribe to the FREE RV Travel Saturday newsletter loaded with news, articles, and how-to advice…

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How to recall trips and campgrounds years later

  Fulltimers spend a lot time on the road, in lots and lots of campgrounds, boondocking locations, state and national parks, and numerous other camping locations. You may think that you will have perfect recall when you try to remember exactly where that perfect campground in Montana was a year after camping there. Surprise. You won’t. But Chris Guld has a solution…

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Find public lands boondocking information

  Finding information on dispersed camping (boondocking) campsites in the National Forests and on BLM land is sometimes daunting. It takes a bit of effort through multiple menu dropdowns to track down the information you need. But here is some help in getting there.  In order to find information on BLM (Bureau of Land Management) land you will need to…

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Conserve resources to extend boondocking days

  By Bob Difley Most fulltimers spend the majority of their nights in RV parks and resorts. But as fulltimers become more experienced, they start to spend more time boondocking, just to be distanced from neighbors close by, campground noise, and to enjoy the scenery and solitude of more natural areas. And as they become more comfortable with boondocking, you…

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How to increase water flow in your RV faucets

By Gary Bunzer Are you experiencing decreasing water pressure from your RV faucets? Here are a couple of things to check. Remove the faucet strainer at the outlet of that bathroom faucet set. It simply unscrews from the outlet. There may also be a flow restrictor component inside, depending on the brand of faucet used in your motorhome. A flow…

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