RV & Travel Trailer Hacks: Camping Made Easier



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I give my top ten or so hacks to make camping easier. From setup tips, what wheel chocks to use, how to deal with your black and gray tanks, how to deal with heat and cold, and much more. Derived from my actual experience making mistakes over my many years of trailer camping.

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31 thoughts on “RV & Travel Trailer Hacks: Camping Made Easier

  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Lovely channel! Keep up the great work. If you have a moment you could take a look at my account 🤩✌️

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    I have a real Yamaha and it won’t pull my air conditioning what can I do. Can I use 2 air conditioners together?

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Just a little trick for your yellow chocks when you say they are useless when your wheels are on levelling blocks. Just add more levelling blocks at the front and the back of your tires so that the chocks are at the same height then the wheels. Problem solved.

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Use the damn toilet, (long stays no hookup, yea, use some facilities to not fill you tank) leave the hitch on and watch where the heck your going! What a wuss! Oh, and good luck using ac with a 2k inverter gen and a 15 amp plug…

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Can you send a link on the awesome patio chairs with leg rests…I have never been able to find them. Thanks

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    These tips are really great! I like to use Clorox Wipes for my dishes. You can then use a spray bottle and fill it up with water to wipe them off for the normal dish use. I also like to use laundry soap for the toilet to get the stink out.

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Just hunting around YT when I came across your video. Such great advice. Very simple tips that go along way to making travel trailer camping more enjoyable. As I watched, I was amazed how we are nearly on the same plane of thought. I have an earlier Lance 1685 and I do all the things you mentioned. Thanks.

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    some1 mentioned Dawn & a gal of water or so not empty tanks good tip, & leaving water & old ice down black tank, rock cleaner slashing abrasive after u hve dumped black & gray tip.

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Thanks for the helpful tips! Sure appreciate it and also you picking up your wife’s socks 🧦 was a great way to start the video. It’s usually the other way around. 😉

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    I agree with some of your tips but I believe that you should make full use of your toilet. This is why we own an RV. Neither my wife or myself want to walk across the desert in the middle of the night to take care of business.

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    You didn’t need to make this video to get your point across to her, she is already pissed at you. You may have a nice set up but your foundation is on shakey grounds.

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    You have a leak in your shower head. Your wife seems pleasant. LOL

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Even if you don't drink water you still need to sanitize. It can get really bad even if you only use it to wash.

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Be careful bleach and RVs is a bad mix it can ruin seals and your holding tanks better to use rv chemicals that are designed for that

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    You ok bro? You seem super bummed… but you’re camping.. you should be stoked!

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    I love how your partner doesn't give a F and just keeps eating breakfast. She is my hero.

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    We use flip flops and such inside the camper. I'll have to try the Oxygenics shower head as our pressure sucks. I run filters but our camper stays in a RV park year round as we still both work. Having hookups is nice but I want to eventually switch our 5th wheel for a boondock rig. I usually leave the trap in the sink to catch solids and toss them in the garbage. Wish list is to upgrade the battery bank, get some solar and a generator.

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Great video thanks. Is that a jayco feather sport 197? I’m looking at that same trailer. Would you say the dinette can sleep two adults? It looks large but hard to tell from a video. Thanks

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    I cannot help but chuckle. The "hacks" (as the children like to say) are just plain common sense points that most educated people have already adopted and implemented in every day life. The California plates pretty much explain everything. BTW, is "number one" otherwise known as urinating? LOL

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  • October 13, 2020 at 10:40 pm
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    Nice ideas, but you might want to reconsider a couple of points. First, SANITIZE your water tank. An unsanitized tank can harbor all sorts of nasty bacteria and mold. The CDC found that many RV water systems are contaminated with Legionella bacteria. You do not want those aerosols in your face when taking a shower. If you do sanitize your system, use a Brita or other final filter and the water should be safe to drink. You might also want to rethink the Oxygenics shower head. They are designed to work with a flow rate of 3.5 gallons per minute. With a simple RV shower head, I wet down, soap up and rinse with a total of about 1 gallon of water. That really helps when water is not readily available.

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