Posts By: James

The Winnebago Boldt – In Depth with Chris

The Winnebago Boldt – In Depth with Chris

We’ve all had times in our lives where we’ve been doing something for a while, and we’ve learned a lot from the experience.   How would it be, on one of those occasions, if you...
Coachmen Galleria 24A – Our Detailed Review

Coachmen Galleria 24A – Our Detailed Review

I know some of you have been waiting patiently for this, so I’ll get right to it.  Here’s the review!    When we visited Coachmen at their Middlebury, Indiana facility earlier...
Preparing for an RV Fire!  The Voice of Experience

Preparing for an RV Fire! The Voice of Experience

No, Stef and I have not experienced an RV fire, and hopefully never will.  But recently, one of our readers mentioned in a comment that his RV caught fire and tragically burned to the ground.  I...
A Look Behind the Panel:  A Tour of Zamp Solar

A Look Behind the Panel: A Tour of Zamp Solar

Last Fall, we found ourselves traveling through Bend, Oregon, when we realized… “Hey – isn’t this where Zamp Solar is?” Being the “anything-RV-related nerd”...
Cool Teardrop Alert!  The Safari Condo Alto 1713R

Cool Teardrop Alert! The Safari Condo Alto 1713R

For our typical RV content, we usually only focus on Class B and smaller Class C RVs.  We’ve never done a review of a towable RV, and this isn’t one now.  But we saw this teardrop...
Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 7:  Moving Back In!

Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 7: Moving Back In!

Well, the day has come, the shipping container is gone, and I’m moving back in to my shop space.  On some level, this makes me happy, but it also stresses me right the heck out.  It’s...
Man Down!  Lance Is In the Shop!

Man Down! Lance Is In the Shop!

Well, I blame Stef. A few weeks ago, she offhandedly mentioned something like “I wonder what our next RV will look like” as we were driving along on an RV trip.  Well, Lance must have heard, and...
Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 6: Paint and Climate Control!

Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 6: Paint and Climate Control!

If you’ve ever sided a barn – by yourself… manually, with a hammer… with 5 inch wide tongue and groove boards… you’ll understand why it’s taken me literally...
New Tech at the Coachmen Class B Factory

New Tech at the Coachmen Class B Factory

We were recently invited to take a tour of Coachmen’s Class B production facility in Middlebury, Indiana.  We’ve done Class B factory tours on a few occasions now.  In a lot of ways,...
Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 5: The Walls

Building the New Fit RV Shop – Part 5: The Walls

Well, the new Fit RV shop continues to slowly plod along.  I’m now doing something that feels pretty much like grunt work – building walls!  Have a look:    This is turning out...