Posts By: James

The 20k Project:  Part 4 – Rebuilding the Dinette!

The 20k Project: Part 4 – Rebuilding the Dinette!

By this time, I had been working on the 20k project for several weeks in 100+ degree heat, and the transformation from “This will be a cool, fun mod!” James into “Can you please get...
Comparing RV Toilet Systems: Traditional, Cassette, and Compost

Comparing RV Toilet Systems: Traditional, Cassette, and Compost

I’ll admit it. Having our own toilet was why Stef and I got into RVing. We’re cyclists and the thought of being able to skip the port-a-john lines at events to enjoy our own private RV toilet...
The 20k Project: Part 3 – Electrical Install!!

The 20k Project: Part 3 – Electrical Install!!

OK.  First off, sorry it’s been three weeks since I put up the last video.  That’s actually about how long it took me to do the work, but I never imagined it would take me that long to...
The 20k Project: Part 2 – Electrical System Tearout!

The 20k Project: Part 2 – Electrical System Tearout!

Well, this video is not nearly as long as the last one, where I detail the project plan.  Watch here as I get down to it and start ripping electrical components out of our Winnebago EKKO!   ...
The 20k Project:  Part 1 – The Plan for 20,000 Watt Hours

The 20k Project: Part 1 – The Plan for 20,000 Watt Hours

“Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.” – Dwight Eisenhower   People are often surprised that I’ll launch into a project without a plan.  And that’s...
How Long Can You Run Your RV AC Off Batteries?

How Long Can You Run Your RV AC Off Batteries?

Of all the questions I’ve been asked about RVing, this one is probably the most frequent.  Ever since we installed large lithium batteries from Lithionics in Lance 5 years ago, that seems to...
Sewer Hose Storage – Installing the SuperSlider in Our EKKO

Sewer Hose Storage – Installing the SuperSlider in Our EKKO

Sewer hose storage is always kind of an issue with RVs.  You need it reasonably accessible, but you don’t necessarily want to store it “with” anything – especially not your...
AMAZING WeBoost Install – and Cell Booster Test

AMAZING WeBoost Install – and Cell Booster Test

We usually install WeBoost cell boosters in our RVs.  And I wouldn’t normally call a cell booster install “Brilliant,” but this one qualifies.  This came out 50 BILLION TIMES...
What My RV Mods Are REALLY Like – Installing the Guzzle H2O Water Filter

What My RV Mods Are REALLY Like – Installing the Guzzle H2O Water Filter

Most of the time, by the time you see a mod video, it’s been pretty well sanitized.  You don’t see all the false starts, reversals, things I forgot, and plan changes that happen between...
RV Mod Using My New CNC Router!

RV Mod Using My New CNC Router!

So, I let it slip in a video a while back that I was getting a new CNC router.  It’s true, that happened. So now the next thing (which we all should have expected), has also happened. ...