In January 2017, we met up with a gathering of 65 Escapees Xscapers RVs of every shape and size at their Xscaper’s Convergence. However, the convergence was in the desert in Quartzsite, Arizona with no utility hookups; which meant we were not tethered to an electrical pedestal. This was also our first longer term boondocking experience.
Whether you’re on the road as a full-time RVer like ourselves, or a weekend camper, automobile traveler or even a boater, you’ll still want to take some tech toys with you to be plugged in. However, if you’re like us, once you go off the grid, you’ll need to rethink your electronic peripherals.
If you think you can just buy an RV or camper and just go on your way, we hate to tell you that you’re wrong. These manufactured boxes on wheels need continuous maintenance to last you a long time. We have this arrangement that Dan would take care of all exterior maintenance and I would take care of interior the best we could.
Recently, while waiting in the business’ reception area, I had a conversation with a young lady who was manning the desk and phones about our RV lifestyle. Guessing, she had to be in her mid to late 20’s, single, no kids and full of life and aspiration gathering from our conversation. She seemed genuinely interested in our lifestyle.
No matter how long you’ve owned your RV, its inevitable that you’ll run into a chore that is just plain CRAPPY; flushing and cleaning your sewer tanks! We’ve compiled a step-by-step guide of how we properly care for our black and gray tanks (sewage system) that will mitigate costly repairs down the road. Continue reading “RV Maintenance Tip #1 – Tank Cleaning and Maintenance”