We Were Featured in an RVing Magazine

RV West feature photo

Getting featured in RVwest magazine A few months ago I was approach by RVwest magazine with a request to use one of my articles for their online website. They also asked if Anne and myself would mind being interviewed for some further articles. Sure we said!  After an interview over Skype and me sending in … Read more

Hunter 42999B Digital RV Thermostat Install

Hunter 42999B Digital RV Thermostat feature photo

Our Keystone Cougar 276RLSWE Fifth Wheel came equipped with a Coleman-Mach Analog Thermostat to control temperature when using either the Airxcel Air Conditioning or the Suburban LP Gas Furnace. I noticed a problem right away with trying to maintain a comfortable temperature in the rig. It seemed like there were large swings in temperature between … Read more

Update to Progressive Industries EMS-HW30C RV Surge Protector Review


I have a couple updates to my original review post for the hard wired Progressive Industries EMS-HW30C  RV surge protector. 1) I was able to break it! I was messing around with one of my Champion 2000 watt generators during a recent boondocking adventure and decided to try and see if I could fire up … Read more

Inside the Belly – Keystone Cougar 276RLSWE Fifth Wheel

Cougar 276RLSWE front view

Introduction Our 2011 Keystone Cougar 276RLSWE Fifth Wheel has a black chloroplast (plastic like material) layer attached to the bottom with many 3/8 nut headed self taping screws. Since I had to undo a fair amount of this material to complete a recent installation of a remote headphone jack I decided this would be a good time … Read more