Category: Gear Reviews

LEHR 2.5 Outboard Review

LEHR 2.5 Outboard Review

It was time for a new motor for the sailboat and I decided to try a LEHR 2.5 outboard. I was looking for something that would have sufficient power, be easy to maintain and be easier to transport in the van we use as a tow vehicle. I have been using a Honda 2 HP […]

Outfitting a Camper

Outfitting a Camper

It has been over a year since we bought our Jayco 26BH. When I started shopping for a camper, I really had no idea what it would take to get properly outfitted and ready for our adventures. I did a lot of research; talking to experienced campers and asking questions on the Trailer Life forums. […]

Eureka 2XT Tent Review

Eureka 2XT Tent Review

As a Boy Scout leader, I have been doing some short backpack camping trips. I needed a small tent just for me and my gear. After much research talking to other campers and shopping on Amazon, REI, and similar sites, I decided on the Eureka Apex 2XT. After using the tent a few times, here is […]

Three Foot Envy Revisited

Three Foot Envy Revisited

About that three foot envy article I wrote a few months ago, just wanted to share an update. So, the idea was to go small, go now. And that is still pretty much the plan. But, we did not go with the smallest possible camper and tow vehicle. I really wanted to like the 23 […]

Pondering Three Foot Envy

Pondering Three Foot Envy

It all seems so simple – buy what you want and need to do what you are trying to accomplish. But the next thing you know, you have been talked into something that is way over your head (and your budget). My last boat was great. It was the boat that I would need at […]