Know the Height of Your RV

Here’s a simple tip: Know the height of your RV. A customer came in the other day a couple hours early for their appointment and they asked the receptionist where they could go get a bite to eat. They had come in from West of San Antonio and they were deathly afraid of driving in …

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Fifth-Wheel Pin Weight Is Essential To Stability And Control

PPL Motorhomes knows that towing a trailer of any kind can be a stressful task at times for both newbies and seasoned RVers. One of the most important factors in towing a fifth-wheel is understanding how hitch weights can effect the stability of both your truck and your trailer. Larger hitch weights make the truck …

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How to Handle a Blowout in Your RV

  Nothing is more scary than traveling along in your RV enjoying the scenery and then experiencing a sudden loss of tire pressure. Believe me, a tire blowout is something that even the most seasoned RV vets don’t want the surprise of dealing with. When handled improperly, a tire blowout can be extremely dangerous…even catastrophic…resulting …

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RV Technical And Roadside Assistance Is A Must

  For all of the prep work we do before we actually hit the road to go RVing, nothing is more frustrating than to have all of it virtually come undone because of a technical problem, or an unforeseen need for roadside assistance. If you own your RV long enough and consistently travel,  your chances …

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What Do You Do If Your Motorhome Hydroplanes

I got to thinking. I know we got some recently foul weather across the state this year. I wonder if there are any special articles about what to do if your motorhome hydroplanes? I looked and didn’t really find anything, so I’m going to write one. Everyone has heard about the possibility of a hydroplane …

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Fire Prevention Inside and Out Of Your Consignment RV

Fire prevention in you RV is something that I’ve written about before and take very seriously. I know all of you know that a fire in your RV is never a good thing, but do really know how combustible your RV can be? Aside from a myriad of fuels and accelerates housed within your RV, …

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Nana’s Recipes: Fall Cocktails

Fall here in Texas is one of my favorite times of year y’all. The edge comes off the heat, the humidity rolls back…just a little bit, and you know the days will eventually get cooler. Another great thing about fall is the beginning of football season. Everyone knows how big High School, College, and yes …

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Summer Fuel Economy Tips

Do y’all remember the lines at gas stations during the 1970’s? Do y’all remember President Jimmy Carter coming on TV to explain how tire gauges work? Well we’re going to talk fuel economy a little bit today. The summer driving season is upon us and granted, RV’s aren’t like driving a Prius…but…there are several things …

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