Cleaning The Onboard Water Tank

Poly tanks usually don’t have a plastic taste after an initial fill and flush. Any plastic taste usually comes from garden hoses or poor quality food grade hoses used to fill the tank. To clean the onboard water tank, try draining the tank, then refill with fresh water and a cup of (Non Scented) Bleach.…

12 Volt Battery Instalation

Our Traveller caravan does not have a 12 volt battery set up.

As we would like to stay overnight in National Parks and/or bush camp we decided to fit a 12 volt battery and have access to some 240 volt appliances (TV, Satellite TV Decoder, Laptop, Battery Chargers, etc.) that are in the caravan.

Caravan Channel UHF 18

Caravan CB, UHF 18 and CB 18 started in 1999 with the first lot of Caravan Survey forms put out through caravan parks in Dubbo asking for comment and suggestions. It is still growing and has been adopted by many, many individuals and by Caravan Clubs in Queensland, Canberra, Melbourne, Western Australia and elsewhere.

Nifty Van Step

Check out this example of Aussie ingenuity. On the MSN Groups, Caravanners Forum, Ron McGrice has posted photos of his van step. The van step holds his electrical lead and when stored in the step recess doubles to level the step where he then leaves the porta-loo overnight.