Carlisle Tire Review

3 Year or 21, 230 mile Review Ben has had five different brands of trailer tires between the two fifth wheels he has owned. Of those brands the Carlisle tires have been his favorite. Below are some of the attributes that he likes about the Carlisle tires and why they have become his favorite overContinue reading “Carlisle Tire Review”

Aims Power Converter

This converter was not our first choice. We had an incident that caused our Progressive Dynamics converter to fail and we found ourselves in search of a new power converter and quickly. We were very happy with the Progressive Dynamics converter we had. It had proved tried and true and they are made in theContinue reading “Aims Power Converter”

Solid Rubber Wheel Chock by Haul-Master

Ben has had these wheel chocks for two trailers and they have been around since before we met.  That means that these wheel chocks purchased from Harbor Freight have been in use for roughly nine years.  The rubber is starting to degrade and the rubber handles are starting to break off however, that does notContinue reading “Solid Rubber Wheel Chock by Haul-Master”

Single Rear Wheel VS. Dually

There are lots of reasons to have a dual rear wheel on your truck when towing.  One of the biggest is for the increased payload capacity.  And, probably the only reason we would choose a dually over the single rear wheel.  Our truck moves our RV but it is also a daily driver.  We doContinue reading “Single Rear Wheel VS. Dually”

Wix Filters

We are big proponents of doing regular inspections and maintenance on our vehicles.  A part of upkeep on our truck is regular oil changes and fuel filter changes.  For these applications we use the Wix line of filters.  We have used other oil filters in the past but we keep coming back to the WixContinue reading “Wix Filters”

Unijack by Powerbuilt

The Powerbuilt Unijack 6000 combines the safety aspects of a jack stand with the lifting ability of a hydraulic bottle jack.  The two components are combined on a 9”x9” base, it sits 11 inches tall with a 10-inch throw, and has a 6000lb lifting capacity.  What we liked about them is that it is aContinue reading “Unijack by Powerbuilt”

Inteli-Power 9100 Converter by Progressive Dynamics

The Inteli-Power 9100 converts 120AC power to 12v DC power.  In our RV, AC power or alternating current comes through the 30amp plug which is then distributed to all of the AC outlets in the RV.  The converter is plugged into one of those AC outlets and takes that power and converts it into 12vContinue reading “Inteli-Power 9100 Converter by Progressive Dynamics”

Electrical Tool Box

Our tool box has grown and changed a lot since we have been traveling.  We realized after a while that we were doing a lot of electrical work on the RV.  We carried a digital multimeter, fuses, extra light bulbs, and wire connectors but they weren’t all together and they were not convenient to getContinue reading “Electrical Tool Box”