Articles

videos

How to Mount A Remote Solar Control Panel

Here is how I mounted a remote solar remote control panel inside my RV. Sometimes poking holes and drilling just cannot be avoided. My advice is to take some time to really plan and think it through. Watch me get it done in this video.
06/17/2016

Fix a chipped windshield for under $20

Getting a chip in your windshield while on an RV trip can be a real hassle. This video will show you how to do these minor repairs yourself for very little cost. You'll want to run out and get one of these kits to keep on hand. I've been doing these minor repairs for years.
06/14/2016

RV Spotted On Google Maps

I was browsing around Google Maps and pinpointing boondocking sites that I had been to. As I zoomed in to one of my spots along the Columbia River, I noticed what appeared to be an RV parked in that spot. Could it actually be me?
05/19/2016
Topics:

Zion Narrows - Knee Deep in The River

On day two of our visit to Zion National Park we spent the day experiencing Zion from the bottom looking up. While on the Angel's Landing Trail the day before, we met a local resident who strongly recommended we stay another day to do the Narrows Trail. We heeded this advice and embarked on what was to be yet another spectacular day.
04/23/2016
Topics:

At the Top of Zion National Park - Where Is Everyone?

On our last trip through Utah, we decided last minute to spend a day at Zion and hike the world famous Angel's Landing Trail. However, on the morning of our hike, we heard people on the shuttle bus talking about the trail being closed. Little did we know that we were about to have one of the best hikes of our life!
03/26/2016
Topics:

4G Signal Booster Comparison For RV

WeBoost, formerly Wilson Electronics, recently released the RV-4G mobile booster designed specifically for RV owners. In this video I compare the features of the RV-4G alongside my weBoost Drive 4G-X signal booster. My conclusions may surprise you.
02/10/2016
Topics:

Stay Connected with a 4G Signal Booster

We enjoy remote camping and exploring the back roads but also have the need to stay connected. For this reason, we installed a mobile signal booster in our RV. We decided to go with the weBoost Drive 4G-X mobile booster primarily because it claims to be the most effective in remote areas.
11/25/2015

How To Fix The HOT Floor Problem in Your Gas RV

In many Class C or Class A motorhomes that have the engine in the front of the RV, the floor tends to get hot. During long drives and becomes very uncomfortable for the passenger and often the driver. Here is how I fixed the hot floor problem in our Class C motorhome.
10/22/2015

When NOT To Visit Mount Rainier

Neither Melissa nor I had ever been up to Mount Rainier in the few decades we've lived in Western Washington. At last, the day finally came. We headed up for a some great hiking to admire the majestic mountain (volcano actually) up close. But where was it?
08/30/2015
Topics:

How To Connect Solar Panels

How you connect your solar panels on your RV depends on many things. A common question is whether to connect them in a series or parrallel configuration. In this article I'll share some pros and cons of each setup and demonstrate on my solar panels what happens when you connect them both ways.
07/12/2015

Pages