Posts By: James

Building a Massive Overhead Storage Shelf in the EKKO!

Building a Massive Overhead Storage Shelf in the EKKO!

I don’t know how many people will attempt to follow after me here, because doing this requires ripping everything out of the front of your RV.  But just in case you’re wondering...
Deadening the Sound of Our RV’s Fiberglass Forehead

Deadening the Sound of Our RV’s Fiberglass Forehead

If you remember back to last summer, I embarked on a two part RV Soundproofing project where I installed three different kinds of materials in our RV trying to tame the noises we hear while we...
High Tech Travel Trailer Review –  The Winnebago Micro Minnie FLX

High Tech Travel Trailer Review – The Winnebago Micro Minnie FLX

If you’ve ever heard Stef or me talk about the “Sea of Same” in RVs, all it takes is one trip to an RV show and you’ll understand what we mean.  Take travel trailers, for...
3 Technology Advancements in RV Appliances

3 Technology Advancements in RV Appliances

Who else has been to the RV Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Indiana? If you haven’t, I’d recommend it. You can tour all sorts of interesting RVs, some dating back to the early 1900’s. Stef...
Winnebago + Adventure Wagon – a DIY Vanlife Head Start

Winnebago + Adventure Wagon – a DIY Vanlife Head Start

Having rebuilt and over-the-top-modified a few vans myself, I can tell you: It’s a lot of fun. But it’s also a lot of work!  And even with my home shop, I sometimes wonder if I’ve...
Wiring a “Gulper” Cut-Off Switch – Lighted RV Switch Wiring

Wiring a “Gulper” Cut-Off Switch – Lighted RV Switch Wiring

Our Winnebago EKKO has a “Whale Gulper” pump to drain the bathroom sink and shower.  It mostly runs on autopilot, but there are times when the autopilot makes the wrong decision about...
Fighting RV Condensation with a Heated Mattress Pad

Fighting RV Condensation with a Heated Mattress Pad

Admittedly, this particular problem is specific to our Winnebago EKKO.  But even if you don’t have an EKKO, there may be an idea here you can use, so check out this video for our latest winter...
10 Tips For Winter RV Trips Anyone Can Use

10 Tips For Winter RV Trips Anyone Can Use

Ever since we got our very first RV ‘Das Bus’ over a dozen years ago, we’ve been RVing in the winter. It’s our favorite time of year to hit the road.  Why?  For various reasons – no...
Installing the New Starlink Flat High Performance Dish

Installing the New Starlink Flat High Performance Dish

Sometimes, I wind up doing RV mods a second time.  Case in point right here:    If you’re thinking I just did a Starlink install not too long ago… You’re right!  Just a...
Attaching a Wall-Mount Bike Repair Stand to our RV

Attaching a Wall-Mount Bike Repair Stand to our RV

When you do a lot of riding like us, you quickly learn the value of bike repair stands. And not just for repairs — bike stands even make things like washing your bike much easier, or things...