If your trailer looses electricity don't panic and don't start playing with wires and fuses! I've wasted a lot of time trying to figure out fuses inside the trailer only to finally walk outside the trailer and flip the switch on the electrical box. I now know that if I plug in too many gadgets such as slow cooker and electric skillet at the same time it can blow a fuse - but not inside my trailer but outside.
PULLING A HEAVY TRAILER
Pulling a trailer that weighs too much for your car can be dangerous. My Honda Pilot was fitted with what it needed to keep the transmission cool while pulling my 4500 pound trailer. I drove all the way from South Texas to Louisiana for a Sisters On the Fly camp out. I didn't have any trouble on the road but after I got home it came to my attention that the inside of both back tires were nearly bald. So it appears my engine held up fine but the weight was too much for my frame. That little boo boo cost me 2 new tires but I'm not complaining since we arrived home safely. I now only pull my Airstream with our truck and not the Pilot.
Stop Laughing Please!!!
I may be asked to quit my girl camping clubs, end my camp blogging site: www.camplikeagirl.com, and the TDPW state camping pass may have to be returned.
Today when pulling away from the Miller Creek RV Resort campsite I heard an odd noise only to discover I hadn't pulled the hitch up high enough and I literally plowed a 30+ ft furrow.
The camp owners were kind and the other Sisters On The Fly campers all pitched in and helped push the dirt back in place... all while laughing their heads off.
It's true that Camping like a girl is different than regular camping. When we gals break camp we are hugging, taking last minute pictures, exchanging email addresses etc. When was the last time you saw men do that!
Having said that... it's still NO reason not to take care of business. A fellow Sister On the Fly Camper gave me some good advice as soon as she could quit laughing: Walk around your trailer 3 times before pulling out. Thanks Dodie
I HAVE HEARD FROM CAMPERS EVERYWHERE ABOUT THEIR HORROR STORIES. EVERYTHING FROM DRIVING OFF STILL PLUGGED INTO ELECTRICITY, WATER HOSE STILL ATTACHED, AND EVEN ONE WHO FORGOT THE TRAILER! - THANKS FOR ALL THE FUNNIES!