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Dale & Mark Bruss

Dale & Mark


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You can contact us at mark@dmbruss.com or dale@dmbruss.com

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Our lifestyle has changed.  After 13 years of being full-time RVers, we settling down and built a small home in Retama Village.  Joey, our Bounder and our Travel Supreme Trailer have been sold.

The website is looking a little different as we added a top right icon pointing to the home we built.  The home we built is from the Cottages series in Phase 5 of Retama Village, so we will refer it as Our Cottage.

The pages on our travels will stay as history. 

Tige was used to live in when we were in Retama Village in Texas until Our Cottage was ready.  Changes and additions to strong>Tige will be retained for reference purposes.

Red Rover has moved on to another owner.  The pages dedicated to Red Rover will stay in the website for historical purposes.

Likewise, Joey has moved onto another owner.  The pages dedicated to Joey will stay in the website for historical purposes.

We have been on the road living the full-timing lifestyle since 6/6/2006.  We did a lot to learn about full-timing and we still are in the learning process.  We are documenting what we have learned to help those who will follow us.

Cottage

Our Cottage

We documented the building process of Our Cottage and the steps of fleshing out what we will probably be our last home.

Our Cottage
Travel

Our Travels

You can follow our travel in Where Are We Now, Where Have We Been, Places We Have Seen, and Places We Have Stayed.

Statistics: First Year, Second Year, Third Year, Fourth Year, Fifth Year, Sixth Year, Seventh Year, Eighth Year, Ninth Year, Tenth year, Eleventh Year, Twelfth Year and Thirteenth Year for a total of 84,211 miles and 478 moves.
Full-Time Life Style

Full-Time Life Style

Information on the full-timing life style is found in Full-Timing Life Style.  This includes systems every full-timer or extended-timer should know about, like fresh water, sewer, and electrical systems, satellite TV and Internet connections.

We changed almost everything we initially bought for being on the road by experiences.
Our Bounder

Joey

Information on how we came to choose and equip our motorhome, Joey is found in Joey and by clicking the upper right photo.
Our Truck

Red Rover, our Truck

Information on how we came to choose and equip our truck, Red Rover is found in Red Rover the Truck and by clicking on a upper left photos.
Our Trailer

Tige, our Trailer

Information on our trailer, Tige, is found in Tige the Trailer and by clicking on a upper left photo.  We discuss what we ordered and added to Tige and why and some of the things we did wrong.

Since the manufacturer of Tige, Travel Supreme, is no longer in business, the specifications and options on Tige can be relevant to other trailer brands and can help make better buying decisions.
Safety

Safety

Information about items and systems we found to be safety related are found in Safety.

These may be some of the most import things to look at.
MORryde Spring Change

RV Tech

Information about repairs and projects we have performed.

Some of the projects are small but can give you ideas of things you can improve your rig with.

Disclaimer: The information in this site is a collection of data we derived from the vendors and from our personal experiences.  This information is meant as a learning guide for you to  make your own decisions  Best practices and code should always be followed.  The recommendations we make are from our personal experiences and we do not receive any compensation for those recommendations.
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