Category Archives for RV

7 RV Tips That Can Save Your Butt

​We all want our RV adventures to be safe and fun. Unfortunately, there ares some gotchas that can quickly spoil ​an otherwise great trip. Here are some tips to avoid a few of the more unpleasant ones. I posted this article a while ago but it went missing somehow. I hope you find it helpful.Avoid the […]

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AirVenture 2015 – Part 3

Friday – Seaplane Base I hopped a shuttle bus out to the seaplane base Friday morning. It is always much more peaceful out there, away from the crowd at the main show grounds. Still, there were more people there than I have seen on any previous visit. Maybe the word is getting out.   There […]

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AirVenture 2015 – Part 2

Tuesday-  Shopping Day I attended two forums on Tuesday. The first was FAA Section 333 Exemptions presented by Drone Media Group. This FAA exemption deals with using drones commercially in the United States. During the talk I learned that every commercial drone flight requires the UAV to be operated by a licensed pilot. That means […]

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AirVenture 2015 – Part 1

Pre-show Weekend Georgia and I returned to AirVenture this year after missing last year. We left home the Friday afternoon before opening day and drove the three hours to Sleepy Hollow Farm where we had a water, electric and sewer site reserved. That electricity was welcome when the temperatures reached near 90. Ahhh..air conditioning. Once […]

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AirVenture 2015 – Here We Come!

AirVenture 2015 is coming up the end of July. I bought weekly tickets for Georgia and I and reserved a space for our travel trailer. We will be staying at Sleep Hollow Farms again this year. Sleepy Hollow Farms is just as close to the action as the EAA camping but we get water, electric […]

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Season Opener

The very cold winter has turned into a cold spring but, Georgia and I made our first RV trip of the year last Friday. It was opening weekend at Fox Hill RV Park in Baraboo, Wisconsin. We always enjoy the Wisconsin Dells area, and we have been to Fox Hill before, so we took advantage […]

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More Trailer Mods

I did a couple more complicated modifications to the Kodiak this past weekend. These were not difficult but they weren’t just adds on either. Both took a little work to install. First, I added a StarLights LED fixture in the bathroom. We chose this particular fixture because it has provisions for adding accessories into the […]

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End of the RV Season

Temperatures here got below freezing last night so, it is a good thing that I put the Kodiak to bed for the winter a couple days ago. In preparation for that, I added a RV Pump Converter Winterizing Kit to the water pump. That makes it easy to run the antifreeze through the water lines. […]

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Camping World RV Rally

42 RVs owned by members of the Camping World of Chicago Owners Club, plus another 4 occupied by Camping World staff, descended on the Wagon Trail Campground in Ellison Bay, Wisconsin for their 2013 Door County rally. The 22cd annual event was held from August 21-25 and Georgia and I attended for the first time. […]

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Wisconsin Dells 4th of July

The trailer was ready to go by the night of the 3rd. Refrigerator cold, food and clothes loaded and truck fueled. We planned to get up and get an early start to Wisconsin Dells on the morning of July 4th. So much for plans. We woke up that morning to the sump pump battery alarm […]

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