Thursday, April 9, 2015

Program Notes - Episode 11 - April 9, 2015

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Down in the Boondocks: Water Transfer Tricks

 If you've "dug in" to your favorite boondocking spot, there's no need to hitch up the trailer or drive the motorhome to fetch water. Use special equipment and tricks to bring the water to you. Learn more about the 45 gallon water bladder by clicking here.

Rookie RV: Are You Read for On-the-Road Emergencies?

A few thoughts on just what tools and supplies you'll need to bail yourself out of trouble when away from your home base. Even if you feel you're "all thumbs" when it comes to repairs, there are a few things your really "must have." Click here to find out more about a special tape that can really save your day.

RV Tech Talk: Bring Your Sleeping RV to Wakefullness 

Spring is here, and it's time to wake up your own "Sleeping Beauty" RV. We'll walk through a systemic approach to de-winterizing your RV and making sure it's ready to hit the highway. And for a great de-winterizing checklist, courtesy of our friends at, click here.

This Week's Feature: RV Toilet Paper -- is That Roll Really Shrinking?

Manufacturers are downsizing and holding the prices the same. Think about it -- when was the last time you really bought a full "half-gallon" of ice cream? Is the same true for RV toilet paper? And we answer the perennial RVer question: Just what kind of TP can I safely use in my rig -- with a test you can do on your own.

Music credits for this episode: "Down in the Boondocks" theme: shorthopper, "jack-n-jill-guitar-banjo", on under license. "This Week's Feature" theme: Soni Ventorum Wind Quartet, performing: Danzi's Wind Quartet Opus 67 No. 3 in E-Flat Major on  

Photo credits:   Camel: Alexander_Witt on Tool set: Public Domain Photos on Rooster: Barit Watkin on Toilet paper and RV photo used in link to MP3 file, R & T De Maris. 

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