Thursday, February 28, 2013

On the Road of Retirement: - A day at Rockport Beach

From the site:  On the Road of Retirement: - A day at Rockport Beach

On one of our walks along Rockport Harbor we noticed adjacent to the harbor is a city park with a stretch of beach leading to a long pier. Upon reading more about the park we saw that there are plenty of facilities at Rockport Beach including pavilions suitable for beach weddings and lots of covered picnic sites (over 60 of them) complete with grills for barbequing as well.The 800 foot pier at the North end of the beach awaits you to fish as fishing is permitted just about anywhere at the park. - Read more....

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The PLCM18BC is a rear-view backup camera that easily mounts to your vehicle’s license plate. Paired with an in-vehicle monitor, it’s a great way to increase the safety and security of your vehicle.
Pyle PLCM18BC License Plate Mount Rearview Backup Color Camera with Distance Scale Line (Zinc Black Chrome)

RVGR8escape: - COLORADO - Colorado Springs

From the site:  RVGR8escape: - COLORADO - Colorado Springs

This was the most amazing beautiful place! We couldn't stop taking pictures! -- (Wiki) Colorado Springs has more than 55 attractions and activities in the area. The Colorado Springs Visitor Information Center located Downtown offers free area information to leisure and business travelers.[55] The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region (COPPeR), also located in downtown Colorado Springs, acts as an umbrella resource to support and advocate for the arts throughout the Pikes Peak Region. COPPeR operates a website called PeakRadar where organizations can post events happening around the city to boost community involvement and cultural awareness.

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Reese Towpower 7-Way to 4-Way Flat Blade Wiring Adapter converts 7-way vehicle connectors with blade terminals to a standard 4-way connector.
Reese Towpower 74607 7-Way to 4-Way Flat Blade Wiring Adapter

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Running Away with Doug and Nancy: - Valle de Juarez (Day 3)

From the site:  Running Away with Doug and Nancy: - Valle de Juarez (Day 3)

Today we headed into the little town of Valle de Juarez (VdJ as I will now call it...), it's only about 2.4 kms away so it didn't take long. Here are our fellow passengers, Al & Colleen, just longing for a ride in Euri:

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The Trimax UMAX100 coupler lock features an exclusive design that provides 360 degrees of hardened steel protection for your unattended trailer. It provides instant security for your camper, boat, or trailer when they are not hooked up to your vehicle.
Trimax UMAX100 Universal 'Die-Cast' Dual Purpose Coupler Lock (fits all couplers)

Gr8LakesCamper: - VIDEO: White Water Retro by Riverside RV

From the site:  Gr8LakesCamper: - VIDEO: White Water Retro by Riverside RV

A couple of White Water Retro by Riverside RV travel trailers stuck out among the 291 other RVs in a major way. They weren't big, they didn't have any slideouts and between the two of them there was but two axles.

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Trailer Aid is the fast, safe and easy way to change a trailer tire on a tandem wheeled trailer. You pull the good tire up onto Trailer Aid to raise the flat tire up for changing. It is great for horse trailers so you do not have to remove the horses in order to change the tire.
Camco Trailer Aid 21 Tandem Tire Changing Ramp (Yellow)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

RV News Service: - Chicago RV Show to feature adventure filmmaker John Holod

From the site:  RV News Service: - Chicago RV Show to feature adventure filmmaker John Holod

Cinematographer John Holod will present a program of highlights of his RV adventure films to attendees of this week's Chicago Camping at RV Show. The 45th annual event kicks off Wednesday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

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The design for SHURflo's Revolution, 3 GPM, 55 PSI Fresh Water Pump revolves around its unique one-piece diaphragm and internal by-pass. Together this assures long life and top performance in RV and trailer based plumbing systems in which it is installed.
SHURflo 4008-101-E65 3.0 Revolution Water Pump

RV Tech Tips: - A good discussion about RV tire safety

From the site:  RV Tech Tips: - A good discussion about RV tire safety

Few things are more important on an RV than its tires. You're riding on them as you speed down the highway. A blowout can be an inconvenience, and in some cases it prove deadly. In this three minute discussion, two editors of Trailer Life talk about RV tires and tire safety. This is well worth watching.

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AAA Emergency Warning Triangle is DOT approved. It is a convenient and reusable warning device that comes in an easy, one snap set-up.
AAA 4342AAA Emergency Warning Triangle

Monday, February 25, 2013

Weasel Mouth: - A visit to the Washington Land Yacht Harbor

From the site:  Weasel Mouth: - A visit to the Washington Land Yacht Harbor

If you’re unfamiliar with the WLYH, it’s a little community with (mostly) mobile homes and everyone who lives there must have an Airstream in order to buy property. There’s a wide range of housing types from 40 year old mobile homes with gravel drives, to newer units with extra large RV car ports and paved driveways.

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Camco RV Standard Level can be mounted with screws or adhesive, and provides front-to-back or side-to-side leveling. 2/pack.
Camco 25523 RV Standard Levels

Bill and Debbys Wild Ride!: - NuRVer's Crowd Sourced Meals

From the site:  Bill and Debbys Wild Ride!: - NuRVer's Crowd Sourced Meals

One of the hallmarks of any gathering of NuRVers seems to be crowd-sourced meals, or as you may know it, pot-lucks! Chris and Cherie started us off with a "salsa-off" and when Pace and Kylie arrived the four of us were bantering back and forth about who makes the best vegan chili, so of course you must realize what happened next - a chili and movie night!

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Voltec's E-Zee Grip series feature a durable nylon handle to fit flush with electrical closures and the spacious design allows for an easier grip. These adapters are used in campgrounds & recreation areas.
Voltec 16-00505 10/3 STW 50-30 Amp RV Adapter with Ezeegrip Handle, 18 Inch, Blue with Yellow Stripe

Saturday, February 23, 2013

About RV'ing: - Lithium Ion Batteries for RVs

From the site:  About RV'ing: - Lithium Ion Batteries for RVs

My RV—a 2007 Monaco Dynasty 42’ motorhome—is now powered by Lithium Ion batteries. We are doing this as a field test for Lithionics Battery, Clearwater, Florida. They make lithium ion batteries.

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Charge and maintain virtually any vehicle battery with the NOCO G3500. This versatile, fully automatic charger works with both small and large batteries, from 1.2Ah to 120Ah, including batteries for cars, trucks, boats, RVs, motorcycles, ATVs, jet skis, and snowmobiles.
NOCO Genius G3500 6V/12V 3.5A Automatic Multi-Purpose Battery Charger and Maintainer (Grey)

Our Life Experiments: - Within Austin City Limits

From the site:  Our Life Experiments: - Within Austin City Limits

Austin has smitten us with its amazing weather. We have spent the last month (winter month at that!) running around in shorts and t-shirts, bathing countless hours in the sunshine. We have quickly grown to appreciate the city for all it has to offer and have even established several places that we can call our favorites, as in, places we will truly miss when we leave. There is something very special about this city, with its colorful murals and bright neon signs. Its artistic vibe is like a breath of fresh air in the middle of the Texan desert.

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On The Edge folding wagon is designed for outdoor fun and convenience, making the trips to the park as well as tailgating events easier. It is crafted from stain resistant material for long lasting durability.
On The Edge 900154 Black Folding Utility Wagon With Handle

Friday, February 22, 2013

Aluminarium: - Buckeye Regional Park

From the site:  Aluminarium: - Buckeye Regional Park

Well, pictured above are the only other campers in sight (behind that RV is an Airstream). I’ll put a shot of what’s behind us on Facebook. There’s another loop for camping, but it’s much more populated.

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The ScanGaugeII is a 3-in-1 automotive computer that combines a multifunction trip computer, diagnostic scan tool, and up to 37 digital gauges in one small package. It connects easily to your vehicle's On-Board Diagnostic (OBDII) port and communicates directly with the vehicle's computer.
ScanGauge II Ultra Compact 3-in-1 Automotive Computer with Customizable Real-Time Fuel Economy Digital Gauges

RV-Park Reviews: - RV Park Reviews

From the site:  RV-Park Reviews: - RV Park Reviews and are online forums designed for campers to share ideas and obtain information to help each other make more informed decisions about which RV parks or campgrounds to camp at. Our web site thrives on the generous contributors who have decided to take time to share their camping experiences with the world.

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Super heavy duty 25 foot Drinking Water Hose with 1/2" internal diameter is drinking water safe and reinforced for maximum kink resistance.
Camco 22735 25' Drinking Water Hose - 1/2" ID

Thursday, February 21, 2013

National Park Foundation: - The Official Charity of America’s National Parks

From the site:  National Park Foundation: - The Official Charity of America’s National Parks

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, raises private funds that directly aid, support and enrich America’s national parks and their programs. As the nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, we invite you to explore all our national parks have to offer.

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15' Sidewinder Plastic Sewer Hose Support is sturdy and lightweight. Plastic support with strong snap-fit hinges has deep cradles to hold sewer hose in place without straps. No staples to rust. Easily positions around obstacles and stays where you put it.
Camco 43041 RV 15' Sidewinder Plastic Sewer Hose Support