The Art And Science Of RV Ownership

 A collection of experience and knowledge of RV ownership, maintenance, upgrades and (obviously) travel. Curated by David Risley, an RV sometimer out of Florida.

by David Risley

What is the best speed to drive your RV? Here are the various issue to consider and why you might want to slow down just a hair.

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There has been an increase in RV sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is important to buy smartly and not make a bad financial decision. Here’s how…

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In this guide, I wanted to take some time and research and put together a one-stop guide, with everything in one place, on the different chassis options as well as the various options for improving the ride quality.

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2 years ago, I did a big remodeling project to the interior of my 2002 Holiday Rambler Vacationer. I put down all new flooring and replaced all the aging furniture. I used Shop4Seats to get 2 new captain’s chairs, a new couch, and a new dinette booth. Specifically:2 De Leon II Captain’s ChairsLivingston RV DinetteBelmont RV

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4 years ago, I made a short tour video of our 2002 Holiday Rambler Vacationer. At the time, I had only owned it for a few months and I hadn’t done much to it. As of today, I have now owned this rig for about 4.5 years. During that time, I’ve done quite a bit to

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My Class A motorhome had the original VOM78 monochrome backup monitor from Voyager, and it was failing. Here’s how I replaced it with a new LED monitor.

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I’m not dead. COVID didn’t get me. I still own an RV. 😉 In fact, I’m doing just fine. But yes, it has now been over a year since I posted anything to this blog. And here I am breaking my silence. And letting you know what I’m thinking here with regard to HappilyRV.What Happened?Life happened. See, I own and

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If you go out and search Google for using the RV as a mobile office, you’ll find a lot of different setups. But, one thing is most common… Most of them are full-timers. Obviously, when you LIVE in your RV, you’re going to have a mobile office. And certainly, there are some very creative RV

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When we bought our HR Vacationer motorhome, it came with a washer/dryer combo machine. The old model was a Splendide 2000 WD802. The machine worked, but I could tell that the previous owner of our motorhome bought the machine secondhand. It was a bit dinged up, had some rust marks on it. When I had

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