Gone Outdoors

Trailers and Towing

How to Install a Schwinn Bike Trailer

How to Install a Schwinn Bike Trailer

Schwinn bike trailers are light, convenient and sturdy. If you've lost the hook-up instructions, the installation process is pretty basic. It relies on a coupler that attaches to the bike's left rear axle. The trailer ...

How to Fill a Recreational Vehicle's (RV) Propane Tank

How to Fill a Recreational Vehicle's (RV) Propane Tank

It happens to all recreational vehicle owners - we use up all the propane in the initial full tank and we have to face the daunting task of getting a refill. Yes, I admit that's a bit dramatic, but there can be a bit ...

How to Register a Boat Trailer in Georgia

How to Register a Boat Trailer in Georgia

If you have a boat trailer in Georgia, it needs to have a Georgia license plate on its stern. The process of registering your boat trailer can be completed in more than one way but, while the form you need is online, ...

Weight Classes of Fifth Wheel Campers

Weight Classes of Fifth Wheel Campers

A fifth-wheel camper trailer is towed by a special hitch installed inside the bed of a heavy-duty pickup truck. Fifth-wheel trailers can be divided into three categories, according to weight and length. When selecting a ...

Pop Up Camper Storage Ideas

Pop Up Camper Storage Ideas

Pop-up campers are a lightweight and inexpensive alternative to larger tagalong campers and RVs. A smaller camper size also means less storage space than larger units, so it is imperative to be a little creative with ...

How to Repair the Surge Brakes on a Boat Trailer

How to Repair the Surge Brakes on a Boat Trailer

Many boat trailers have brake systems. Boat brake systems are either electric brakes actuated by a switch in the tow vehicle brake pedal, or hydraulic surge brakes. Surge brakes work when a hydraulic pushrod senses ...

How to Price Used Bicycles

How to Price Used Bicycles

For many people, assessing the value of a used bicycle can be an intimidating project. Most people assume it will be a simple task, until they begin to do the research and stumble upon the numerous variables and ...

How to Build Your Own Small Light Camper Trailers

How to Build Your Own Small Light Camper Trailers

Small camper trailers provide a comfortable living space and numerous advantages over large trailers. They are lightweight and towing is possible with small vehicles. The small camper also fits into small camping sites ...

How to Operate the Propane Refrigerator in a Camper

How to Operate the Propane Refrigerator in a Camper

When camping in the mountains, at a lake or at the ocean, one thing you always need is a way to keep your food cold. Coolers can do this, but if you are in a very remote location, you may not even have access to the ...

Types of Toyota Motorhomes

Types of Toyota Motorhomes

Toyota engines and chassis were features of many small motor homes, beginning in the 1970s and enjoying their heyday in the 1980s. Manufacturers ordered Toyota pickup trucks without the pickup bed and were then free to ...

How to Convert a Used Horse Trailer to a Camper

How to Convert a Used Horse Trailer to a Camper

Camper trailers are expensive, but sometimes a used horse trailer is not. Horse trailers can be converted into camper trailers very economically if you do it yourself. Some people like the idea of re-use, some like the ...

How to Repair Pop Up Trailer Canvas

How to Repair Pop Up Trailer Canvas

Canvas is a tough fabric, but the canvas on a pop-up camping trailer spends a lot of time in the elements and absorbs plenty of wear and tear. Rips, holes and even rot along the corners or in the walls of a pop-up ...

How to Set Up a Starcraft Pop Up Camper

How to Set Up a Starcraft Pop Up Camper

The top of a pop-up camper lifts up to reveal a living space protected from the elements by canvas or other water-resistant material. Beds pull out of each end, usually, though smaller trailers may only have one bed. ...

How to Build a Kayak Boat Trailer

How to Build a Kayak Boat Trailer

Once you start collecting kayaks, you will soon find yourself with more than you can carry on top of your truck. You can build a simple one that requires no welding and an old boat trailer. Old boat trailers are not ...