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Everett, WA and the Deschutes River, OR

Everett, WA and the Deschutes River, OR

When I was working on our west coast trip planning over a year ago, I knew one of the spots I wanted to see was Crater Lake.  I made reservations to stay at the National Park Campground a year in advance to ensure I got a spot since they only had a limited number to handle our 38ft RV.  I built the rest of the trip mostly around this particular stop.  So we left British Columbia and traveled through the…

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Some maintenance and coach upgrades

Some maintenance and coach upgrades

While working and waiting until November to finally retire and get on with the full time RV life, I needed to attend to some simple maintenance items.  First up was the generator needed its first oil change.  The Onan 10KW generator is a three cylinder diesel engine and required a oil change after the first 50 hours.  After the weekends at National Harbor I had racked up about 53 hours so I figured I might was well do this simple…

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Ouch, the bright lights….

Ouch, the bright lights….

So, with all the added equipment in the bedroom electronics, we have created a problem that I needed to address.  I added some power strips, the Hopper and Joey, a HDMI switch and what did that all add up to?  Well, heat is a good guess and yep I am sure that is part, but the real bothersome thing is all the devices have some bright LED indicators and with the front of the cabinet having louvres, it added some…

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Stuff I use and recommend

Stuff I use and recommend

Some folks have asked about stuff I have been getting for the RV that I sometimes talk about in a post such as the HDMI switch.  I actually bought one that did not work and had to buy another one to finally get one to meet my needs and actually works.  So I have added a new top menu item labeled appropriately “STUFF” where I will try to add links to stuff I have found that meets my needs.  If…

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