October 2008 Blog Posts (5)

Ocotillo Ca, WONDERFUL WEEKEND!

Ah yes, the luxuries of a camper! No more tents for me! Actual creature comforts!



This weekend was a good one, towing the trailer with the camper on, through the mountains. Nice!





The kids, Lamont on the blue quad and Richie on the black one.



Richie behind the camp





All systems worked fine, cooking and cleaning was actually NOT a… Continue

Added by Jim on October 26, 2008 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Need Help on Load Leveler Hitch Chain Adjustment for Travel Trailer

I've got a queastion about my new load leveler hitch bars. How do I tell how many chain links to tighten up to equalize my hitch and trailer? I'm doing 2nd chain length and it seem ok and pulls very well, but my friend said he thought that it was too tight and seemed that the back of my suv yukon was being pulled up. Any ideas? How tight is too tight and how loose is too loose?

Thanks for helping me figure this out! Pat

Added by Pat Daly on October 26, 2008 at 12:14pm — 2 Comments

Air Bag Adventure

Ok so we had a real big adventure with some air bags...



My neighbor across the street brought over a set of Air Lift suspension bags and brackets of a Chevy S-10. Knowing I was looking for air bags, he gave me these hoping I could use them. A few phone calls to Air Lift and I found out the air bags were the same as the ones for my Titan, only the upper brackets were different. The bottom brackets were also the same! I bought the brackets and was in for $28 for a set of air bags for… Continue

Added by Jim on October 22, 2008 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

First trip for the camper

Ok so I did 3 campgrounds on three separate weekends when we bought the camper, and I have reservations for Thanksgiving weekend at a nice campground locally, but this weekend were going to Ocotillo Wells, Homes Camp. This is a 'dry' location within a few miles of a RV/Mobile home park.



This will be the first trip of the campers true purpose, shelter and comfort for when I take my son (eventually sons) out with the ATV's Dirtbikes or the Dune Buggy. Men, horsepower, high octane fuel,… Continue

Added by Jim on October 22, 2008 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Purchasing a Light Weight Towable Travel Trailer The Story of Cruiser RV Funfinder

We'll the stock market has tanked, the world is in meltdown soooo we bought another rv! Here's the story, ok Blog, of how Miss FunFinder came into our life. Linda and I took our good old class c in for some minor fall rv service to the great folks at Camperland here in Tulsa where we hang our hats part of the year. While we're there we check out all the neat light weight travel trailers. Then that… Continue

Added by Pat Daly on October 1, 2008 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

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