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About Melinda and Jim......

We met at Oregon State University. Jim currently works in the high technology industry while Melinda works in Education.

We have 2 boys and enjoy camping as a family and being in the outdoors.

Jim grew up in Oregon and Melinda, having moved from Virginia, has come to love the Pacific Northwest's vast outdoor/camping opportunities.
Jim & Melinda Tanner

Campground Review: Champoeg State Park, OR

Campground Review: Champoeg State Park, OR
Champoeg State Park, 30 minutes outside of Portland, Oregon, is a great spot to take the family for a long weekend away. This family friendly location offers easy walking and bike trails within the park which follow along the Willamette River. Our favorite area to camp is in "B Loop". This loop offers larger spaces and is located near the walking t...
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Jim & Melinda Tanner

Product Review: Storm 700 Portable Power Unit

Product Review: Storm 700 Portable Power Unit
You think about it during storms...you hope it doesn't happen...but sometimes it does....POWER OUTAGE...Now what? First, you make sure everyone is safe. Then you start to think about how to manage through it. Forget those headaches! The Storm 700 by Schumacher will power critical items during a power outage, keep you safe and out the dark.Othe...
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Campground Review: Salem RV Resort (Oregon)

Campground Review: Salem RV Resort (Oregon)
We spent our Veterans Day Weekend at the Salem RV Resort (Salem, Oregon). While only a short 45 minutes from home, it was nice to get away for the extended weekend. As you near the campground, we learned that you have to really keep a sharp eye out for the small (kinda hidden) sign right at the entrance. Once there, the park is easy to navigate. It...
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You have posted very nice images which i like it a lot. I have read the article found it very informative to read.I have bookmarke... Read More
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Product Review: Schumacher Rechargeable LED Road Flare

Product Review: Schumacher Rechargeable LED Road Flare
Sometimes you come across a product and you just know you have to have it. These LED Road Flares from Schumacher Electric are just that... a MUST HAVE item.We have been driving around with typical flares in our car/truck in case of emergency. However, these LED Flares are a huge step forward in roadside safety. A typical road flare will last about ...
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Product Review: HooToo TripMate Titan Portable Router and Media Server

Product Review: HooToo TripMate Titan Portable Router and Media Server
Wouldn't it be nice to have something that can take all the headaches out of getting all your devices online? Look no further...the Hootoo "TripMate Titan" can do it all...and a bit more! We've had this device for about a year and can't believe what it offers for around under $40.It packs a bundle of features into a very small package:1 - Router (A...
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Jim & Melinda Tanner

Product Review: ClearSource RV Water Filter System

Product Review: ClearSource RV Water Filter System
Unlike other canister systems on the market, ClearSource is engineered specifically for RV use. The stand-alone chassis is the only one of its kind on the market. It allows the system to be placed outside, on the ground.........between the hose connection at the RV park and the hose connection on your rig. The system delivers excellent water flow. ...
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Jim & Melinda Tanner

Replacing LCI Auto Level Controller

Replacing LCI Auto Level Controller
If you have an RV with the self leveling feature, you probably are using a LCI (Lippert Components Inc.) controller. This controller acts as the brains of the leveling system, ensuring your RV is level, regardless of the ground conditions.Now what happens if this controller goes bad? Well, you have to replace it of course. In the video below, we wa...
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Product Review: Schumacher Magnetic LED Flashlights

Product Review: Schumacher Magnetic LED Flashlights
Flashlights come and go, but sometimes along comes advancements in battery technology and design enhancements combined with a simple, yet unique feature that leaves all other flashlights in the dark.Listed below are is the full feature set of SL137R Flashlight. But the feature that stand out and above all others is the addition of a STRONG mag...
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Jim & Melinda Tanner

Product Review: Schumacher Instant Portable Power

Product Review: Schumacher Instant Portable Power
While we love "boondocking" (RVing with no hook-ups).... we still have a few items we need to keep charged in order play music or our GPS that we use riding our dirt bikes.We've used a Schumacher XP2260 1200 Peak Amp Instant Portable Power Source and Jump Starter unit for about 6 years. I can't count how many times we've used it over the years...
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Jim & Melinda Tanner

15 Practical Gift Ideas for RV Enthusiasts

15 Practical Gift Ideas for RV Enthusiasts
It's the season of giving....and everyone is on the hunt for the perfect gift. Gifts for the RV can sometimes be tricky. To help out, we selected 15 items with our Heartland Bighorn in hopes that you also find them useful in your RV life.This list includes suggestions from "stocking suffers" to "OMG...Best Gift Ever!!"....and several in-b...
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