Tuesday, January 31, 2017

January's #RVing Expenses for January '17

Just did up the "usual expenses" for our January's RVing in the USA. Here'll you see the comparisons over the past months. ( Dollar figures shown in USD)
Note: in November a trip to Las Vegas, Nv. was included
          in December a trip to Anaheim ,Ca
          in January trip to Lake Havasu City, Az.


The #DIY Valentine's Day Box of #Chocolates

For ages we’ve heard the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach so, we’ve made this easy, DIY chocolate box—filled with all his favorite sweet treats! Simply make our favorite truffle recipe (included below) and add in his favorite dipped chocolate goodies and treats. Place inside of a parchment-lined Reynolds Kitchens  bakeware dish (so nothing sticks to the bottom) lock on the top, seal with a bow and top with a cute love note!

Chocolate Truffle Recipe
Prep Time: 30 Minutes    Chill Time: 1 hour               
Makes: 30, truffles

1 pound dark chocolate, chopped
1 cup heavy cream 
1/4 teaspoon vanilla

  1. PLACE the dark chocolate in a large bowl.
  2. HEAT the cream in a saucepan until it just about reaches a simmer.
  3. POUR the cream over the melted chocolate. Add the vanilla extract and let set for 1 minute. 
  4. STIR the cream and chocolate tougher until fully incorporated and smooth. 
  5. TRANSFER to refrigerator until firm enough to roll into balls, about 1 hour. Stir the mixture occasionally while cooling.  
  6. LINE a baking sheet with Reynolds® Parchment Paper.
  7. ROLL chocolate into 1-inch truffles. Transfer to parchment-lined baking sheet. Toss in one of the toppings below.

Reynolds Kitchen Tip: Chocolate truffles should be rolled into topping mixture while still slightly wet on the outside. If truffles have hardened, reroll using your hands just before tossing into the topping mixture.

Strawberry Truffles
1 package (1.2 oz) freeze-dried strawberries (about 2 cups)

  1. PLACE freeze-dried strawberries in a blender. Pulse until powdered. Transfer to a medium-sized bowl.
  2. ROLL prepared truffles into strawberry powder.
  3. TRANSFER to parchment lined baking sheet and refrigerate until 1-hour before serving.

Coconut Match Truffles
2/3 cup sweetened coconut, finely chopped
1 tablespoon matcha (green tea powder)

  1. PLACE all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Toss and stir to incorporate.
  2. ROLL prepared truffles into mixture. 
  3. TRANSFER to parchment lined baking sheet and refrigerate until 1-hour before serving.

Hazelnut Truffles with Turmeric and Ginger
1/2 cup hazelnuts, finely chopped
1/4 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoons turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ginger
Pinch of black pepper


  1. PLACE all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Toss and stir to incorporate.
  2. ROLL prepared truffles into mixture. 
  3. TRANSFER to parchment lined baking sheet and refrigerate until 1-hour before serving.

Road Trip! Arizona

We're heading on a road trip to Sedona, Arizona which will provide us with plenty of time and opportunity to spend quality time together while bonding and making special memories as we hit the open road.  Arizona is breathtakingly beautiful so we plan on taking our time along the way through some very unique and interesting places that only Arizona has to offer to our final destination in Sedona where we hope to indulge in some other sight seeing along the way as well.

Sedona is home to the most amazing red sandstone formations that glisten shades of red and orange with the rising and setting sun. Sedona is truly a magnificent little city with so many things to do and experience that offers something for everyone from arts and culture to excellent outdoor activities such as balloon and helicopter rides to just take in some breathtaking beauty from above, including national parks for outdoor adventures and explorers to amazing resorts and spas.

We've done our research and plan on stopping at Camp Verde Historic State Park to enjoy its natural unspoiled beauty. 

Camp Verde is located at the Southern tip of Verde Valley and surrounded by beautiful 6000 to 7000-foot peaks. Camp Verde is a wonderful place to explore either by hiking the most awesome picturesque trail, boating, and kayaking or just standing idly by and fishing the day away. The Verde River runs through the camp, right in the middle of the dessert bringing added beauty to the landscape with it lush and unique foliage. 

We also plan on visiting the Montezuma Castle (a 20 room, 5 story castle built 70 feet above ground level which lays north of Camp Verde which should provide us with some extraordinary photo ops including Montezuma Well nearby which is actually a 55 feet deep limestone sink-hole that is fed by underground springs! It looks like a wonderful place to rest and picnic and enjoy the scenery. 

While on our road trip we just can't miss out on visiting the Out Of Africa Park Wildlife Park either, which should provide us with the opportunity to get up close and personal experience with the animals.  It will be a thrill to get up close and personal with our favorite animals. According to the photos, we've seen the park looks like it has a Serengeti look to it where the animals are free to roam the giant park. We hope to learn more about the animals in their care and hopefully we'll even get the opportunity to have a behind the scenes experience too! The park offers this amazing Full Zip Line Tour where you can zip line over the animals from tower to tower; seven towers in all for the ultimate thrilling experience which sounds exciting and scary at the same time. We'll just have to see who has enough courage and bravery to try it out but I doubt it will be either of us! LOL

We're definitely looking forward to this getaway as we head out this week.


4 Instruments Every Pilot Needs to Assist with Everyday Tasks

Being a pilot is an amazing, thrilling experience. However, it’s also incredibly stressful. Being responsible for the passengers on your aircraft can be extremely daunting, so it’s vital you have the right equipment to help manage your day to day tasks. Here you’ll discover 4 instruments every pilot should have to make their lives that little bit easier and their passengers safer.

1. Aviation charts

Aviation charts are essential, helping you to safely navigate the aircraft, much like a road map for cars. They are used alongside other essential tools to determine safe alternative landing areas and to plan alternate routes in case of emergency. They also show you exactly where you need to go. It’s important to make sure you’re using the most current aviation charts and you know exactly how to use them.  

2. Transceivers

Another essential instrument you’re going to need is a high-quality transceiver. Making sure you’re buying from a reliable brand such as Flightstore Pilot Supplies Ltd is extremely important. Enabling you to stay in constant communication, transceivers help to avoid potentially deadly crashes. Every year, dozens of pilots are involved in crashes due to poor communication with air traffic control which could have been avoided with a top-quality transceiver.

3. Flight bags

Don’t underestimate the usefulness of a flight bag. Helping you to keep essential tools and equipment safely in one place, a good flight bag can make your life so much easier as you fly between destinations. In terms of what to put in the bag, a torch, bike pump and even tiger balm have been listed as important must-have essentials.

4. Logbook

Logbooks are not only useful, but they’re also a requirement in most countries. Used to list each flight you have flown, along with training completed and hours accumulated, they help to prove your experience and certification. On a day-to-day basis they help you to stay organised and see exactly how many miles you are doing each week.

These are just 4 of the top instruments you’re going to need. The most important thing is to ensure you are buying the best quality instruments. There’s a lot of pressure placed upon you as a pilot, so anything which makes your job a little easier and improves the safety of you and your passengers should be fully utilized.

Overall, it helps to research the different instruments available and compare them before choosing the right ones to fit your needs. 

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Review : The Magellan MiVue 420 Dash Cam

Review by: Gerry

As a frequent RV traveler, we are on the road alot, from our departure points to our destinations.Having a Magellan MiVue 420 Dash Cam gives us the sense of security should the unforeseen happen while on route through the many cities we find ourselves traveling through. Beautiful scenery, crossing wildlife, outrageous behavior, and other unexpected events also occur while driving. With the MiVue 420 we can capture these events and with a press of a button, protect the footage from being recorded over. Which we could then share with friends and family in person or via your social media connections.

What I like about this product is it has simple and easy to use instructions, installation takes a few seconds and the cam itself does not obstruct driver's view through the front windshield. It also has many features in one product that offer more than just your average dash cam.

I really cant say enough good about this product. Only if your in the market for one, this is the one you want to get.

A Mother/ Daughter Review of Love With Food With Bonus $10 Off Offer and Free Sweet Box

Review by Monique

I love subscription box services. Love them! They are such a fun way to try new products. Getting a new box in the mail too feels like Christmas and they are so much fun to give and receive. My boxes were filled with great products that Gerry and I both loved.

Love With Food will help you discover new organic, all-natural or gluten-free snacks delivered to your door monthly. You will receive a  box of mystery better-for-you snacks every month and their membership starts as low as $7.99/month. Be sure to check out their Sweetheart Sale on now till February 15, 2017. Buy a 6 month or longer plan and get $10 off AND a Bonus Sweet Box ( $20 value). Use Code- VDAY2017 at checkout!

What a great thing to know too that they donate a portion of the proceeds to help fight childhood hunger in the US and around the world.They donate to organizations like Feeding America and The Global Food Banking Network. 

Erika's Review:

One of my New Year's resolutions for 2017 is to eat healthier so Love With Food subscription boxes are really great!

I received two boxes including the Holiday With Tiffani Deluxe Box and the Seize The Day Deluxe Box. I found both boxes had a vast selection of healthy snacks including gluten free and organic. It was awesome to try a bunch of new brands. 

Some of my favorites between the boxes were Dave's Sweet Tooth toffee, Door County potato chips and Lucy's cookies.

Overall, I really enjoyed the Love With Food subscription boxes and would recommend them. What's better than getting healthy, delicious snacks delivered right to your door?! 

Saturday, January 28, 2017

RV's, 5th Wheel and Camping- Must Have's Guide

Gerry and I love to travel. Whenever we can, you will find us in our RV traveling from one place to another. It's actual hard for us to stay put here during the winter months, but we don't like to leave our dog Jake in the winter at the kennels, so we usually stay home from October- March. Itching to get out again.

This upcoming Fall, we are hoping to start on Snow birding. Gerry is retiring soon and this is what we've been planning on doing for quite some time. Of course, before we can go on Snow birding, we need to make sure that we have planned everything accordingly. Our home should be secure. Our stuff needs to be stored. And we have a budget that we will stick to while on the road.
Your RV or 5th Wheel is like your second home though and you want to have it all equipped.

Valterra Waste Valves-

Easy to install, comes with installation hardware. Designed for your black and grey water holding tanks.

Valterra Cable Hatch-

• For Use with RV Electrical Cables
• Includes Installation Tape and Hardware

Valterra White 2-3/4" MPT Lead-Free Flush Mount Water Inlet-

Easy press-in dust plug

Plastic flange with U/V guard, White

• Installation tape and hardware
• Swivel connection with gripper
• 1/2” MPT inside connection
• Use PTFE tape on threads

Valterra Awning Buddy-

Installs in a Snap
• Stops flapping noises
• Reduces wear and tear
• Rubberized interior secures to fabric
• Clamp by pushing down levers
• Tighten to side bar with Velcro attachments

Coleman Directors Camp Chair XL-

Coleman's top of the line camp chair for maximum comfort and convenience.
A must have for every camper!

•Weight capacity 350 lbs
•Unfolded dimensions 54 x 41 x 54 cm(21 x 16 x 21in)
•Folded dimensions 54 x 41 x 12.7 cm (21 x 16 x 5in)
•Heavy Duty Polyester Fabric
•Padded back and armrest
•Ergonomic design with slanted armrests
•Continuous heavy duty steel frame and arm support
•Collapsible side tray with recessed cup holder
•Integrated 9 can soft cooler 

•Compact folding design for easy transport
•Weighs 8.48kg (18.70 lbs)

Sniff'n' Stop RV Kit-

"The perfect RV kit to eliminate insects and rodents - they simply stay away! Sniff 'n' Stop's essential oils are not harmful or have dangerous chemicals. This formula provides long lasting protection that saves you time and energy over traditional pest killing baits and sprays. The RV kit includes two different products for specific uses: 1 bag of deterrent granules, 1 large odorant pouch, 6 small odorant pouches and 1 personal protection spray."

Blueline RV Sanitation -

Offering a complete line of quality RV sewer hoses and fittings to create the most simple, secure hookup! With their popular and simple “push-on” sewer hose connections, you no longer need to trouble with clamping devices, tools, or even threading your RV sewer hose. With each Blueline RV Sanitation fitting, you get a leak-free connection every time you hookup. For the most simple, secure connection, nothing is better than Blueline! 


RV Step Rugs from Prest-O-Fit help to protect the interior of your RV while accenting the exterior. Available in several styles to meet the particular needs of RV users. Their brands include Outrigger, Ruggids and Wraparound Brand RV Step Rugs. Each step rug is made of durable, weather-resistant materials that resist sun-damage and fading. All of their RV Step Rugs are easy to install, fitting most manual and electric steps and available in an assortment of popular sizes and colors to coordinate with almost any RV. 

FridgeCool Fan-
By fanning the cold air that falls to the refrigerator floor, FRIDGECOOL helps your refrigerator run more efficiently. Cool down time is cut in half. Food spoilage caused by bottom freezing and top warming is eliminated.
·       Stops food spoilage
·       Cuts initial fridge cool-down time by 50%
·       Runs for more than 30 days on 2 "D" batteries
·       Works great in the top of your ice chest too! The circulating air over the ice drops the cooler temperature up to 25%.

1.     Place the FRIDGECOOL fan on the bottom shelf of your refrigerator
2.     Maintain a 40 degree Fahrenheit temperature in the food compartment
3.     Do not use in the freezer

Phoenix Airfusion Shower Kit By Valterra

The airfushion design uses a vacuum valve built into the bottom of the shower head. The valve creates compressed air bubbles that quickly
expand as they’re forced through the spray head with the water creating a
high pressure spray that feels like home.

* 20%-30% less water than conventional shower heads.

* Available in chrome, brushed nickel, white and clear

*Can be purchased separately or in a kit that includes a 60” hose,

  three position bracket, hose guide ring and flow controller for trickle shut off.

Walex Products Company:

·       Restores sensor function
·       Advanced super-concentrated enzyme formula
·       Removes waste and paper from the tank walls
·       Cleans entire tank in 12 to 24 hours

·       Easy to use dissolvable packet


·       #1 product of its kind
·       Unbeatable odor prevention
·       Formaldehyde-free
·       Biodegradable
·       Breaks down waste and paper

·       Available in fresh and Lavender scents

Smart Solutions "Dually Guard"-

Full-width, all-rubber rock guard is specifically designed for dual wheel trucks.
One-piece design is 94"W at the bottom to cover the full dual wheel base. Tapers to 70” W at the top (bumper width) for maximum towing protection. Allows free exhaust pipe air flow. Made of extra durable 3/8" thick molded rubber with molded-in anti-sail stiffening ribs. Mounts to 2" hitch insert and can be easily installed and removed. Includes 70" angled steel mounting bar and all mounting hardware.

Smart Solutions " The Ultra Guard"-

Ultra Guard is full width, solid protection for towed vehicles. Made of 3/8" molded reinforced rubber the one piece design is extremely durable and attractive. It protects towed vehicle from damage from flying road debris. The motor home models mount to the bumper or frame of the coach. The truck model attaches to most 2" receiver hitches and is easily removable.

The Ultra Guard is shown here with and without the stainless steel Ultra Plate and installs easily onto most motorcoaches. (Ultra Plate sold seperately)

Smart Solutions Add-A-Drawer-

The Add-A-Drawer is the perfect answer for finding that extra space in your motorcoach. It mounts under tables or cupboards and has a double rail design that accomodates both flat or lipped table styles. The drawer is 8"x17"x2" and has self-locking sliding channels. It's a great addition to your table for storing many items. Very useful if you also use your kitchen table as your "office desk" while on the road, and great for pens, paper, tacks, paper clips, tape, scissors and more! 

RV Supply Warehouse-
Road Pro 300 Hour 13 LED Glow Spotlight-
300 Hour 13 LED Glow Spotlight, Clear body.
This flashlight/spotlight/lantern belongs in your emergency kit.  It's also great fun providing a safe lantern in your tent or anywhere.  Leave it on as a night light--it lasts and lasts.  Take it on hikes and when you go boating and fishing.  Not only is it waterproof, it turns on when it hits the water!
  • 13 Super bright LEDS (9 white / 4 red)
  • Waterproof, floats
  • Turns on automatically when immersed in water
  • Glow feature in handle
  • Storage compartment in body
  • Batteries included (4 AA)

 StarKist -

Part of traveling means stocking up on delicious, convenient, portable foods packed with protein to keep your energy level going. Check out StarKist’s new flavored tuna pouches which are healthy and easy to eat right out of the pouch with no mixing or draining required. These pouches are low in calories, high in protein and a great source of  Omega-3 fatty acids.
If you love wild caught salmon, StarKist has you covered with their new Salmon Creations pouch featuring both Lemon Dill and Mango Chipotle flavors.

Hot sauce lovers, now is your time to rejoice because StarKist has released a new Hot Buffalo Style Tuna Creations pouch seasoned with hot and spicy buffalo sauce, making it easy to satisfy your spicy cravings.
In addition StarKist has also released Kid’s Creations pouches to encourage kids to eat more fish and look forward to meal time. These pouches come in delicious flavors including Bacon Ranch and Honey BBQ that contain plenty of DHA Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain development.

Carefree’s Dura-Mat-

The Strongest, most durable Mat Available!  Dirt and Water just filters right through!

Carefree’s Dura-Mats are the most rugged and beautiful mats on the market today.  Colored vinyl strands and reinforcement fibers are loomed into a woven fabric then compacted and bonded for exceptional strength and durability.  They are hemmed all around and the design allows for dirt and water to filter right through the mat.  They also come with reinforced brass grommets for staking the mat to the ground and after use they go into their very own storage bag so they are easy to transport and store.  Available in 4 color options; Gray, Brown, Blue or Bordeaux.  All mats are 8’ deep in widths of 8’, 10’, 12’, 14’, 16’, 18’, and 20’.

Buena Vista + Room-

Lightweight, convenient and easy to setup.  Nearly doubles your living space!  Just attach it to your awning and you are done! 

Setting up the Buena Vista is quick and easy.  The door can be mounted on the left or right side along with the easy to use wall seal, stakes and a one-piece skirt.  Clear weather-view zippered panels on the outside keep rain out, and the zippered panels on the inside offer privacy.    For odd-sized rooms, there is an extension panel to ensure a tight fit.  Ideal for picnics and relaxation outside without worrying about the elements.  When you are ready to hit the road again, it goes back into an easy to use storage bag.  It fits all brand of traditional and 12V Awnings with vertical arms in 10’-21’ and also fits Carefree’s Campout and Freedom Awnings from 3-5 meters.

Durable, Easy to Use, Canopy Protection-

These durable clamps mount to your Carefree, A&E or Faulkner patio awning rafter arm and easily fold out when needed. Soft rubber protects your canopy from flapping in the breeze and ensures the canopy is taut when the awning is fully extended. Since they are permanently mounted to your awning there is never a chance of misplacing them and they fold into the arm so they can remain attached when the awning is open or closed. The installation process is very easy and they are available in Black and White color options.  Please note, these clamps will not work on curved arm applications.

Starter Ladder for RV’s-

Get a leg up on climbing your coach's ladder to access your roof top maintenance with our 48" ladder.  The hardware secures our starter ladder to your coach's exterior ladder so it cannot get knocked off.  This ladder will support up to 300 lbs at a 12° angle.

Extend A Line Clothes Dryer-

The Extend-A-Line is designed to be mounted to 1” or 1 ½” exterior ladders with 9 5/8” - 10 1/8” spacing between upright tubing.
·         Six independent arms can carry towels, suits, or clothes on hangers
·         Supports 10 lbs per arm, 60 lbs maximum load when evenly spaced
·         18’ of line space
·         Actual wire arms are 42” long
·         Wall mounted bracket provided for home use, or RVs without ladders
·         Chrome plated arms and a plastic body resist rust

TRICO RV wiper blades-

With a full line of windshield wiper blades, refills and arms, TRICO has the wiper products for virtually all of your Recreational Vehicle (RV) needs. TRICO® blades and refills feature durable metal construction and a heavy duty natural rubber wiping element for quality performance under demanding conditions. Class C RVs are typically built on a van chassis and require conventional automotive blades like TRICO Exact Fit® blades.

Solvit PupSTEP Wood Pet Stairs - (from 1-800 Pet Meds)-

Solvit PupSTEP Wood Pet Stairs provides a safe and stylish way for pets to ascend and descend. The solid wood construction folds flat for easy storage and transport. The stairs require no assembly and can be placed against beds, chairs, sofa, tables or any desired area. The pet steps are perfect for small pets, aging pets and pets with joint issues. Perfect for the RV and 5th wheel for our furry friends!

For: Dogs and Cats

Renogy 200W Monocrystalline Starter Kit-

The Starter Kits are a great introduction for people who have just started getting into solar—a combination of being great on budget, and easy to get set up and running without too much effort. The Starter Kit provides the convenience of having the essential components of a solar system in one kit and because the items are bundled together, you save more than if you were to buy the items separately. Of course, as with having any solar system, the ability to have renewable energy on hand while off-grid is more than a little helpful, even if just to help provide lighting or charging your devices. With our Starter Kit, all the items included are under warranty: the accessories for a year and the panels for twenty-five years. 

If you ever have any questions, our team is more than happy to help assist you and can be reached via phone at 1-800-330-8678 or via techsupport@renogy.com

Orion Bear Deterrent-

Orion Safety Products introduces its new non-lethal sight and sound Bear Deterrent.  The product produces a loud “gunshot” sound, a bright dynamic flash and smoke, and it is designed to scare bears away before they are close enough to be in attack mode.  Field tests in Alaska have demonstrated Orion Bear Deterrent can be effective at 300 feet.  

Though lethal bear attacks are rare, there has been an increase in bear attacks and maulings as more people live in or visit bear habitats according to a 2014 article in National Geographic.  The report also suggests that people who live in or visit areas where bear and other large animals live, can educate themselves and take precautions to reduce risk of an attack.  Bear deterrent products are recommended for hunters, campers, hikers or anyone living in rural areas frequented by bears.    
Orion Bear Deterrent is an excellent, long-distance alternative to bear pepper sprays and other deterrent products available.   “Bear spray products and other deterrent products do not work at longer ranges, and they may not work in all weather conditions,” explained Jay McLaughlin, President Orion Safety Products, “When bears are close enough to use some of these other products, it can be a terrifying and dangerous situation.  Protecting yourself and your family is critical.  Orion Bear Deterrent works at distances as great as 300 feet with both a visual and sound signal to frighten bears away.”     

Orion Bear Deterrent offers additional advantages over currently available alternatives.  It is non-lethal and a safe alternative to weapons, traps and poisons.   While bear sprays may not work in wind, rain or other weather conditions, Orion Bear Deterrent works in all weather conditions with no risk of fire.  It is lightweight (launcher and 4 shells weigh only 6 ounces), waterproof, and compact – a holster is available, so you may quickly access it when needed.  Orion Bear Deterrent produces a loud “gunshot” sound, over 120db and is louder than most audio bear deterrents, and it produces a bright, dynamic flash (over 11,000 candela) and smoke.  This multi-sensory device gives the user a better chance of deterring a bear than a product that only produces a sound, visual alert, or chemical deterrent.  The product is also less expensive than most bear deterent sprays.  
Orion Bear Deterrent is ideal for use when hunting, fishing, hiking, or camping in remote areas.  It is also great for people who live in wilderness areas and other areas where bears may dwell.  Orion Bear Deterrent may also be used to ward off other large animals including dogs.   It can also be used as an emergency signal allowing rescuers to hone in on your location if you are lost or injured.  The product comes with a launcher “gun” and four Orion Bear Deterrent shells.  Replacement shells, launcher holsters, shell holders and other accessories are available separately.    

About Orion Safety Products

Orion Safety Products, Easton, MD, is the nation’s largest manufacturer of highway and U.S. Coast Guard Approved signals.  They have manufacturing facilities in Easton, MD, Peru, IN and Bristol, PA.  For more information, visit www.orionsignals.com. Orion Bear Deterrent is available at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Gander Mountain and other outdoor, camping and hunting equipment retailers or call 1-800-637-7807. In Canada the best way to find this product is by contacting the Orion Customer service department at  mcustomersevice@orionsignals.com


Homcom Torque Multiplier Wrench Set -

This Homcom Torque Multiplier Wrench Set uses gear reduction to help you loosen and remove lug nuts by hand. It is compatible with nearly every heavy duty vehicle, including semi-trucks, RVs, tractors, buses and more. It is capable of generating up to 4800 lbs of torque, allowing you to remove lug nuts without the use of power tools. A perfect companion for emergencies on RV road trips or just for completing some DIY maintenance.
Package includes:
    ·         4 x sockets: 41 mm (1-5/8"), 38 mm (1-1/2"), 33 mm (1-5/16") 6 point sockets and a 21 mm (13/16") - 4 point socket; 75 mm tall
    ·         1 x storage case
    ·         1 x wrench
    ·         1 x speed handle bar
    ·         1 x long bar

*** Gerry has one of these- tried it out on our RV and with minimal effort, was able to remove all wheel nuts. Highly recommended!

and to go with this torque is the  One -Inch Male To  Half Inch Female Socket Adapter by Cheater Wrench-

"Once you've broken a tough lug nut loose with your torque multiplier, you don't want to keep using that tool to fully remove the nut. It takes 58 revolutions of the input shaft to turn the output shaft just once. And removing the nuts by hands can be a bother and take time as well. If you use a 1" male to 1/2" female socket adapter, you can keep your socket on the lug nut and attach that adapter to a 1/2" impact gun. Then you can use the impact gun to very quickly run off the lug nuts. Break each one loose first, then take them off in no time with this adapter."

The Drive 4G-M

Staying connected is essential for all people, but even more so for those on the go. The Drive 4G-M allows people to have a strong reliable signal even where it is extremely weak. The Drive 4G-M  is simple to install and works with all U.S. carriers. Simply install it in the RV, run the antenna to the roof and it immediately starts boosting signal with the RV. The Drive 4G-M gives you faster download speeds and improves battery life. It’s a must for anyone traveling long distances in an RV.

Honeywell HeatBud Ceramic Personal Heater-

The Honeywell HeatBud Ceramic Personal Heater is a portable, energy efficient solution that provides just the right amount of heat for you. This unit is perfect for all personal spaces and can be implemented in home, at school or in the office. Designed with ceramic technology that provides fast, even heating, it is energy efficient and uses only 250 watts. Offered in four fun colors, it has a modern, compact design that fits anywhere. Use on and/or underneath desks, tables and work spaces. With one button manual controls, it is simple to use. It's a great way to keep your space cozy and warm.

ObusForme  1.5” Memory Foam Mattress Topper-

·      This memory foam mattress topper conforms to your body shape to enhance your sleep.
·      No need to worry about mattress creaks or squeaks as memory foam changes shape when you move providing support throughout the night.
·      It reduces pressure points at your shoulders, hips and legs, and also improves your blood circulation causing relaxation.
·      This mattress topper will provide added comfort to an existing mattress without having to spend the price of a new mattress. 
·     It is a quick and affordable solution for a better night’s rest.
      The plush velour cover is also machine washable for ease of use and can also be spot cleaned for your convenience.  

The Bedlocker Electric tonneau from Pace Edwards-

RVers with fifth wheels know just how valuable every inch of storage space is. That’s why the motorized Bedlocker Electric pickup bed cover from Pace Edwards is a must have. It’s built to accommodate your fifth when traveling, and is incredibly easy to use – open and close it with a keychain fob. Park your trailer, then close the Bedlocker Electric to add extra, secure storage capacity. The cover can be opened to any position on the pickup, and when not in use, this hard tonneau conveniently retracts into a canister at the front of the truck bed.

Starfrit's Lock &  Lock Classic containers-

Since 1997, Lock& Lock has revolutionized food storage containers which always seem to have one recurring problem: leaking. With its 4-locking mechanism and a resilient silicone seal, food is kept fresh longer without having to worry about leakage. Containers are offered in two types of plastic: the original version in polypropylene and a transparent version, the Krystal line (no BPA). To its plastic collection, Lock & Lock has added the Glass Lock & Lock and the Ceramic Lock & Lock product lines. All great practical solutions for bringing your lunch, storing your leftovers, storing dry food, organizing your kitchen pantry, cooking meals (Glass) and so much more. 

Lock &  Lock Classic (Plastic)
Lock & Lock Classic containers, the original 100% air and liquid tight containers, are essential when it comes to storing and re-heating your food. Each freezer and dishwasher safe piece (container and lid) is also microwave reheatable. They are the perfect practical solution for bringing your lunch, storing your leftovers, storing dry food and so much more.


This LED lighting solution from InnoTechRV.com provides both decorative multi-color and white outdoor lighting for your RV awning area.  The waterproof RGB LED light strip kit comes with everything needed to install the LED lighting system using either 12VDC or 110VAC power.  

The 16' LED strip is backed by strong 3M tape to enable it to stick to any clean surface and can be cut to length. Two options for wireless remote control are provided, RF and infrared. The RF wireless remote is capable of controlling the strip through walls and without direct line of sight to the controller. The remote controls can select from up to 16 different colors including white and you can control the brightness by dimming the light output. InnoTechRV.com supplies a range of innovative electronics products for your RV including Tire Pressure Monitoring, Holding Tank Level  Monitoring and Centralized Tire Inflation/Deflation Systems. 

Mr. Heater-The Portable Buddy-

North America's Most Popular Portable Propane Heater! This patented radiant 4,000-9,000 BTU Liquid Propane heater connects directly to a 1 lb. cylinder and is the perfect solution for heating enclosed spaces like RVs or Campers up to 200 sq. ft. The expertly engineered size to BTU ratio is augmented with a fold down handle to give this heater maximum output while retaining a minimalistic footprint. To light the unit, simply rotate the knob to pilot and push. Then the integrated Piezo sparking mechanism will take care of the rest. With the Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS) and accidental tip-over safety shut-off you can be sure that you will enjoy years of comfortable indoor safe heat.”

We'll need this locking device for our tow dolly- as we wouldnt be without taking our SUV as a second vehicle. We've traveled before with just the RV and you really need the second vehicle to get to those smaller spots where an RV just wont go.

The Master Lock No. 379DAT features a universal trailer coupler lock, designed to fit 1-7/8in (48mm), 2in (51mm) and most 2-5/16in (59mm) couplers. The advanced locking mechanism provides resistance to picking and prying. Resists rust and corrosion! And the Limited Lifetime Warranty provides peace of mind from a brand you can trust.

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