Blog Posts - Rv



A Holiday Gift from Roadtrek

I want to pass along to all of our readers an offer that I received by email today from Roadtrek. They are offering cash if you buy a Roadtrek before December 31, 2016. The details of the offer follow as presented in the email by Roadtrek -$3,000&nbs...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Dec 7, 2016

AN UPDATE TO OUR STEP BY STEP WINTERIZING DIRECTIONS

I really did not want to winterize the Roadtrek this year until the very last minute. I don't know - maybe the chance of a late Fall trip, though we just got back from an early November trip a few weeks ago. Both of us felt this way, but we knew that...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Nov 23, 2016

How to Use the Furnace

There are a lot of things that those who have had an RV for awhile just do automatically, but for a first time RV owner there are many things that a good step by step understanding of will help a great deal. I have had several readers email and ask a...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Nov 9, 2016

RV Camping at Refugio State Beach, California

We love to go RV camping in our family! In our RV, we can travel to different places and feel really comfortable while doing it.  The kids love traveling in the RV because it has a bathroom, a kitchen, TVs and fun places to sleep and hang o...
by The Mommy-Files on Oct 6, 2016

An EMS Unit For Your RV

Very often on various RV discussion groups and forums someone will ask what "surge protector" should they buy for their RV.  When I see this question I have an answer all ready for them and that answer is "You do NOT want just a surge protector...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Sep 28, 2016

Driving In New York State

Meryl suggested that I write an article about what it is like to drive in New York State. What I will share with you is based on years of actual observation and experience. When we are traveling every so often we encounter people who say that they ar...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Sep 14, 2016

An Onan Tale... In Two Part Harmony - Part 2

PART 2  - Part 1 two weeks ago in our last article... We return to our tale where we left off - right after the oil in the generator was changed in June 2016 and the first run of the generator at home after that. (If you have not read Part 1 y...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Aug 31, 2016

An Onan Tale... In Two Part Harmony - Part 1

This is the tale of my Onan generator - the generator built into my RV. Onan is the name of the company that makes it - known fully as Cummins Onan. I will tell you right now that this is a long and harrowing tale.It is a small generator (2800 watts)...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Aug 17, 2016

Plugging into an Outlet that is Not 30 Amps

We have been contacted a number of times and also have answered this question on several forums and this article will put it all out as to what and how when you need to plug your 30 amp RV - Roadtrek or any other - into an 110/120 volt electric outle...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Aug 3, 2016

UPDATE - New CoPilot Real RV Specific GPS App

Several weeks ago, I wrote and published here a two part article on the new CoPilot RV Specific app. I was very details about problems that the app had and that before the article was released I had contacted CoPilot about what was incorrectly happen...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Jul 20, 2016

Routine Maintenance

One of our readers emailed and said that they looked for a list of routine maintenance items on our site for their Roadtrek and could not find anything. She was correct - I have never put them all in one place - though they are scattered throughout v...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Jun 22, 2016

Milk VR se convierte en Samsung VR

La coreana apuesta por la realidad virtual y abre la app a todos los interesados...
by PoderPDA on Jun 22, 2016

A New Step in Sanitizing the Hot Water Tank

This year when we sanitized the the fresh tanks with bleach and water after de-winterizing I started to think about the article that I had just written about how the hot water tank works. I realized that since water in the hot water tank gets replace...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Jun 8, 2016

NEW COPILOT REALLY RV SPECIFIC GPS APP PART 2

PART 2Back to using the app -Okay, we will continue now as if the problems never happened (or as will hope will eventually be corrected as to routing and we are ready to head off on our trip. The app navigates by GPS.  My Android 5.1 OS is di...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on May 25, 2016

NEW COPILOT REALLY RV SPECIFIC GPS APP PART 1

Right here at the start of this article I want to make something to my readers very clear and be right up front from the beginning. I have received this app without charge for the purposes of reviewing it here on this site. When I was offered the app...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on May 11, 2016

The Standard Hot Water Heater and the Water System

I have received questions from readers and also have encountered similar questions on regular RV forums from new RV owners about how the hot water tank works. While I have written about that in various other articles usually about something else, I t...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Apr 27, 2016

Table for One

There are two tables in my Roadtrek - one dining table for the back which fits in the rear aisle where the bed gets made up and one in the front that slides out of and flips up from a slim cabinet that is there just to hold this table. The rear table...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Mar 30, 2016

Step Up or Sit Down

The title of this article is an attempt to be cute - not so sure it works... Anyway. I have been asked at times by readers and I have also seen in some RV forums about what to do to get down low on the ground when for whatever reason you just can't b...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Mar 16, 2016

Hymer Buys Out Roadtrek

On February 23, 2016, the German-based RV manufacturer, Erwin Hymer Group bought out all of the shares of Roadtrek Motorhomes, Inc. including its U.S. subsidiary, Roadtrek Motorhomes USA, Inc. (which I was unaware even existed) and renames the Roadtr...
by Meryl and Me Hit the Road on Mar 2, 2016

Discover the Carefree Side of Florida

  I don’t know about you but I am tired of the cold and I know I miss seeing sunshine more than anything! Living in the Chicago suburbs means my winters are often spent with gray, dreary looking skies, no warmth and definitely no beach to...
by My Sweet Sanity on Feb 19, 2016


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