Entries by Richard

Back Breaking Work

There can be no greater joy than detailing a 40-foot motorhome. Today, my body is racked with pain. And I still have one side left on the Castaway. Detailing such a large vehicle is back breaking work. Washing and drying off the driver’s side was pretty straightforward. Spending six hours applying and buffing paint sealant […]


The Newmar Full-Paint Masterpiece Finish is one of the most stunning and durable in the industry. It is also one of the more demanding finishes to detail because of the overall size of our motorhome. I started to detail the Castaway yesterday. I was able to complete the rear cap, the front windshield and the lower […]

Garmin RV 760LMT First Impressions

I ordered the Garmin RV 760LMT from Amazon last Friday. It arrived earlier this week. I have had a chance to work with it for a few days, enough to form a first impression in case you are thinking about buying this unit. What’s in the box? Open the box and you will find a GPS […]

Details, Details

The Castaway is a big coach. Particularly when compared to a car. It is so tall that a ladder is needed to reach the almost 13 foot high roofline. With a length over 40 feet, the coach has somewhere in excess of 1,500 square feet of surface area. I love to detail my car. I […]

Audio Video Tech Stuff

My home studio. That is one part of our transition to retirement that I will miss. Lots of high tech goodness in that part of the house. I will have some recording gear with me when we go out on the road full-time with the Castaway and it will be far more modest than my […]