I've never considered myself someone who needed to escape winter down in the land of alligators and hurricanes, but a two week trip a couple years ago in February set my thinking straight. This year, we're dipping our toes into the snowbird migration a bit further. For the next few months, I'll keep Read More
Hensley Hitch Design – How does it work?
What is Special About the Hensley Hitch Design? The majority of trailer owners think of a trailer hitch as a coupler that simply attaches to a ball. Typically, weight distribution bars are added and, finally, some sort of sway control device. This usually consists of friction or spring resistance Read More
Used Hensley Hitch – 3 things you need to know
So you bought (or are thinking about buying) a used Hensley Hitch? Not surprising. After almost 30 years in business, there are tens of thousands of Hensley Arrows or Cubs that are on their second or third owners. After all, the Hensley hitch is designed to last a lifetime...and more. Be sure you Read More
Trucks for Towing…which is best?
I've covered the issue of the "proper" truck in previous posts, but it bears repeating: a truck, no matter how big, cannot prevent trailer sway. To use my favorite visual, it's like hanging my tire swing from a bigger oak to keep it from swinging in the breeze. Physics wins, folks. Trucks provide Read More
Camping can be oh so much Better!
The image above was probably not your Memorial Day experience. This is usually the photo you see in the RV dealer brochures or the Go Rving ads. But they didn't lie to you. This type of camping really does exist. No crowds. No noisy neighbors (most of the time). No traffic. Yes, even if you Read More
Beat the Gas Prices
Here we go again... In 2008-2009 gas prices hit a record high. And RVers stayed home for the first few months of that memorable crisis. But those of us who love the lifestyle didn't stay deterred for long. Let's face it, the only thinig worse than paying $100+ to fill up your tank is to sit in Read More
COVID-19…ushering in a Golden Era of RVing?
As most of have settled into the "new reality" of life during COVID-19, many of us are wondering what life will look like after the current crises passes. History has shown that major events like this result in global changes in social behavior. Those of you reading are RVers or considering an RV. Read More
How Does the Hensley Hitch Work?
Solar Panel Installation
Solar Panels? Learn more from our friends at Keep Your Daydream. https://youtu.be/IMvuJr1TzxE Read More
The Big Truck Myth
This is the oldest argument we get when telling folks about the Hensley Arrow or Cub: "You just need a big enough truck!" Besides the fact that a "big enough" truck now costs more than most starter homes, the statement is simply untrue. Sure, a big truck with a big engine and heavy-duty Read More
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