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Stu Gold

Stu is a husband, father and ninja-like outdoorsman. He can replace brake fluid with one hand while changing his son's diaper with the other.

Primitive Camping

PRIMITIVE CAMPING What Is Primitive Camping?  Primitive Camping means a style of remote, non-reservation camping where the camper lacks basic amenities such as running water, restrooms or electricity. Primitive campgrounds can be found in secluded areas of state or national parks (or other locations) where the camper must carry all sleeping gear, food and other …

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Pop-Up Camper

Pop-Up Camper What Is a Pop-Up Camper?  Also known as a Fold Out Camper or Tent Trailer, a Pop-Up Camper is a class of recreational vehicle (RV) with collapsible roof and walls. Thanks to its fabric walls and screen windows, Pop-Up Campers can fold down into a compact package that makes it easier to tow …

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RV Rental Sacramento: Insider’s Guide to the best 2021 RV Rentals

In a hurry to find the best RV Rentals? We recommend OUTDOORSY and ADVANTAGE CARAVANS as our top RV rental Sacramento options. To jump right to the reviews, click HERE:   RV Rental Sacramento: An RV rental guide to Cali’s Coolest City  Searching for a Sacramento RV rental company but not sure where to start? If that …

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Payload Capacity

Payload Capacity What Is Payload Capacity?  Payload capacity is the manufacturer-determined maximum amount of cargo weight that can be safely added to a vehicle. A “payload” could be anything from two tons worth of old tires to three passengers and their luggage. A simple equation to determine Payload Capacity is: PAYLOAD CAPACITY = GROSS VEHICLE …

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Diesel Pusher

Diesel Pusher What Is a Diesel Pusher?  A Diesel Pusher is a Class A motorhome powered by a diesel engine mounted in the rear of the RV. The main distinction between diesel pushers and other Class A RVs is that diesel pushers have a diesel engine while the other types are gas (petrol) powered.    …

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GVWR

GVWR What Does GVWR Mean?  Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is the maximum amount of weight that a vehicle can safely operate inclusive of the payload. Essentially, it is a weight limit set by the manufacturer. Included in the GVWR calculation is: (1) the weight of the vehicle (2) weight of cargo (passengers, fuel, accessories) and …

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Hitch

Trailer Hitch (tow hitch) What Is a Trailer Hitch?  A trailer hitch is the primary connector between the tow vehicle (a car, van, pickup truck or SUV) and the trailer being towed. It is the specialized component that bolts onto the towing vehicle and provides a connection point to hook up the trailer being towed.  …

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Travel Trailer

What Is A Travel Trailer?  A Travel Trailer is a non-motorized compact home on wheels that you can tow behind your personal vehicle. The Travel Trailer employs a hitch secured to the frame of the tow vehicle along with specialized hardware to make towing safe and easy.  The Travel trailer is the most common type …

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Walmart RV Parking: Is This the Beginning of the End for RVers?

Sometimes, people end up in a Walmart’s parking lot because they cannot think of anywhere else to go “Overnight in Walmart Parking Lots: Silence, Solace and Refuge”, NYTIMES   Walmart RV Parking: Is the 60-Year Relationship Really Nearing an End? It’s fair to say that RVers have a special relationship with Walmart. The megastore that …

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RV Rental Nashville [Review and Comparison]: Rating the Best RV Rental Companies In the Music City

In a hurry to find the best Nashville RV Rental? We recommend CAMP SOUTH RV or OUTDOORSY. To jump right to the reviews, click HERE: Live Music, Cold Beer and Hot Chicken: Nashville Has It All Killer food scene. Award-winning craft breweries. Trendy hotels. Rockin’ live music. If Nashville isn’t the hottest city in the South … …

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Can Propane Freeze? Yes … But It’s a Bit Complicated

Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it. – Richard Adams, English Novelist   As temperatures plummet across the country, one question I get asked by beginner RVers is: Can propane freeze? Propane is the preferred fuel source for many RVers out on the …

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RV Rental Omaha [Review and Comparison]: Rating the Best RV Rentals In Nebraska’s Biggest City

In a hurry to find the best RV Rental in Omaha? We recommend OUTDOORSY.  To jump right to the reviews, click HERE: Boasting a reputation as one of the friendliest cities in the world, Omaha is a surprisingly fun, friendly and affordable destination to begin your next RV adventure. With an incredible food and beer …

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Working Outside

Virtual Work: 11 Great-Paying Jobs You Can Do From the Road In 2021

Let’s get something straight: virtual work isn’t the future of work … it’s the HERE AND NOW. Big tech companies like Microsoft, Twitter and Square have announced that staff will have the permanent option to work from home –  signaling the stigma associated with working from home pre-COVID has all but disappeared. For those of …

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