How to Winterize a Winnebago Minnie Plus

How to Winterize a Winnebago Minnie Plus

Back in 2016, we wrote a post on winterizing our Keystone Hideout.  Being one of the most popular posts on our blog, we figured it would be good to create the same type of post for our Winnebago Minnie Plus 27BHSS.  While the process is virtually the same, the location of the components is a bit different. We always start off our winterization process by going to the local dump station.  We follow our normal process for dumping our tanks,…

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Dumping The Tanks

Dumping The Tanks

Let’s face it, dumping the tanks is not the most glamorous part of RVing but it is something that we all have to do.  For as much as people don’t like to talk about the process the topic that comes up frequently.  In this post, we are going to talk about some of the things that we do and find work well for us when we have to do the dump. Wear Gloves A while back we saw a setup…

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Follow Along Travel Route Maps

Follow Along Travel Route Maps

With modern technology it is very easy to answer the age old question, “how much longer until we are there?”  However this requires a continual, and a bit annoying interaction between parents and kids.  We discovered that if Lily can track our progress along a route, she is much more content. Basic Map of Our Route With Milestones Our first iteration of the follow along map was really basic.  If you followed the advice of our blog post titled Finding Our Way,…

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90 Degrees Never Felt So Cool

90 Degrees Never Felt So Cool

When we got a pickup truck, our entire camping setup changed.  The ability to transport and store items in the bed is awesome and frankly something that we would never be without again.  A big challenge though has been accessing that gear while hooked up to the trailer as the tailgate hits the tongue jack when its lowered. Thought the magic of the internet I set out to see if there was a way to solve this issue.  It quickly became apparent that…

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DIY Water Heater Drain

DIY Water Heater Drain

Ever since we started RVing, it has bothered me how the water heater drains water all over the place in a fairly uncontrolled and difficult to stop manner.  In fact, in our first trailer, I once forgot to relieve the pressure before removing the plug and it shot across the storage lot like a bullet.  I never did find the plug and had to replace it. Nylon plugAnode Rod So first off, this project will not work on water heaters…

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