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.…
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 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.
Definitive statements that these units are NOT required or should not be used are being promulgated widely on a number of forums and Barry from Cabolture Caravan Repairs feels that these comments can, and will, be taken as gospel by a novice caravanner.
Here’s a great idea to lift your portable toilet without taking up valuable room in your caravan.
A recent poster on MSN Caravaners Forum asked for tips on buying a new caravan, and asked what others considered to be "must haves".
Although maintenance procedures for caravans, trailers etc. are mostly common sense and follow the same principals as other vehicles, the following points may assist in covering areas which may otherwise be overlooked.
The following article was published in the "Sunday Mail" on 12 November 2006. I don't know whether the journalist is writing a serious article or if he is baiting caravanners for a reaction. I'll let you be the judge!
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.