It has taken my wife many years to get on board with the idea of boondocking in remote areas without electric hookups. Now we both enjoy the freedom and independence of camping almost anywhere, but it didn't happen overnight. Here is the story of how we got there.
Faded, cracked and peeling manufacturer decals can make an RV, camper or trailer look old. Removing them is often the best approach. All you need is a little heat, a steady hand and some patience. Here’s how I do it.
Here is the cheapest, simplest and most effective way I have found to transfer and refill water from a heavy water container into the fresh water tank of an RV, camper or trailer while boondocking. It requires no water pump or 12 volt power, just items I already keep in the RV.
Showering, toilet flushing and dish washing can rapidly drain your water tank if you're not conservation minded while boondocking. Here are some tips to make your fresh water last as long as possible so you can extend your stay out in the wild.
Do you want to upgrade the external lights on your RV, motorhome, trailer, camper or van? Here is how I replaced 14 incandescent marker clearance lights on my RV with LED lights for under $50. I also replaced my old incandescent porch light with a motion sensor low power LED light for added security while overnight parking and boondocking.
Here's how to create a highly efficient solar charging system that can even handle partial shading conditions in the most efficient way possible. In this video I'll demonstrate how multiple MPPT charge controllers can be connected in parallel using two ALLinONE flexible solar panels from Solbian.
I’ll show you how I installed a switch to automatically disconnect my RV converter charger when my power inverter is used. Some RVs with built-in inverters do this automatically, but I installed my power inverter myself. Now I am adding my own automatic switching to be just like the big boys.
Six volt deep cycle batteries are a popular choice for off-grid solar-powered RV, camper, tiny house, van, or marine use. In this article I'll show you how to create a large capacity 12 volt battery bank using 6 volt deep cycle batteries.