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Tech Tips: Stand Up Hitch

I’ve seen many suggestions for storing and moving a fifth-wheel hitch, so I thought I’d share mine. I designed a stand for the hitch that is the same height as the pickup’s tailgate. I used scrap 2x4s and locking casters for its construction. I put the stand against the tailgate, lock the casters, lay two
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Birds, Butterflies and Winter Texans

  A haven for birders and butterfly enthusiasts, Mission, Texas, is located about 250 miles south of San Antonio in the Rio Grande Valley. Situated on the southernmost tip of Texas, this semi-tropical paradise is not really a valley but a delta or floodplain containing many oxbow lakes or resacas formed from meanders in earlier courses of the Rio Grande. This unique region encompasses no fewer than 11 different
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Tech Tips: Stand Up Hitch

I’ve seen many suggestions for storing and moving a fifth-wheel hitch, so I thought I’d share mine. I designed a stand for the hitch that is the same height as the pickup’s tailgate. I used scrap 2x4s and locking casters for its construction. I put the stand against the tailgate, lock the casters, lay two
CONTINUE READING

Birds, Butterflies and Winter Texans

  A haven for birders and butterfly enthusiasts, Mission, Texas, is located about 250 miles south of San Antonio in the Rio Grande Valley. Situated on the southernmost tip of Texas, this semi-tropical paradise is not really a valley but a delta or floodplain containing many oxbow lakes or resacas formed from meanders in earlier courses of the Rio Grande. This unique region encompasses no fewer than 11 different
CONTINUE READING