Posts By: James

An Offbeat Look at RV Awnings

An Offbeat Look at RV Awnings

I suppose I could have just made a two minute video asking the RV industry to start allowing for an “Awning Delete” option. But where’s the fun in that?     Enjoy!
Our Complete Winnebago Solis Review

Our Complete Winnebago Solis Review

When you hear “pop-top camper van”, that most likely conjures up a certain image in your mind, and maybe even certain feelings, too.  Retro.  Cool.  Funky.  Care-free. ...
We Really Drink Our RV’s On-Board Water

We Really Drink Our RV’s On-Board Water

Stef and I actually drink the water from our RV’s onboard tanks and plumbing.  We’ve always done this, and it’s never been an issue for us.  We like that we don’t have to...
Insulating the Pizza Oven and Reinstalling the Headliner

Insulating the Pizza Oven and Reinstalling the Headliner

Well, last week, I tore the headliner out of our van so I could insulate.  This week, I finish the job:    There are really three separate tasks in this video.  The first is installing...
Removing the ProMaster Headliner to Add Insulation

Removing the ProMaster Headliner to Add Insulation

A couple months ago, I posted a list of a few projects I wanted to tackle in Lance, our Winnebago Travato.  One of them was to insulate the area over the headliner in the cab area. But I’d...
The Part-Timer’s Guide to Parking Your RV During the Pandemic

The Part-Timer’s Guide to Parking Your RV During the Pandemic

I have to admit, I never thought I’d be writing an article with a title like that… but here I am. And I REALLY never thought I’d be producing the video to go along with it…...
The Encyclopedia of Lance Travato Mods – 85 and Counting!

The Encyclopedia of Lance Travato Mods – 85 and Counting!

Lance is the most heavily modified Travato out there.  That’s not really bragging, that’s just how things have turned out. It won’t surprise you that I’ve kept a spreadsheet...
The Coachmen Cross Trek – Our Detailed Review

The Coachmen Cross Trek – Our Detailed Review

So we’ve been at this RVing thing for a long while, and there are two things that have remained constant for us: We prefer the mobility and agile nature of smaller RVs. We always want to bring...
Does Solar Power Matter on RVs with Large Lithium Batteries?

Does Solar Power Matter on RVs with Large Lithium Batteries?

RVs with really large lithium batteries are becoming more common these days.  It’s not unusual to see a Class B come from the factory with over 8,000 Watt-Hours of battery capacity.  When you...
RV Project Updates: Rear Wall Storage, Backlit Mirrors, and More!

RV Project Updates: Rear Wall Storage, Backlit Mirrors, and More!

A few months ago, I wrote a post outlining some mods I wanted to do to Lance, our Winnebago Travato.  We turned Parky back in to Winnebago at the end of last year, so I was excited to be able to mod...