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Lithium System Comparison: Lithionics and Volta (as offered by Winnebago)

Lithium System Comparison: Lithionics and Volta (as offered by Winnebago)

When Stef started her Winnebago EKKO Owners and Wannabes group, one of the things I noticed right away was that not many people knew about the Lithionics system that Winnebago was offering in the...
RV Weight Without Scales?  Testing the Curt BetterWeigh!

RV Weight Without Scales? Testing the Curt BetterWeigh!

We’re big proponents of weighing your RV.  It’s a smart safety practice, and it’s not that hard to do.  But many RVers find it intimidating, so they don’t do it.  We tried...
Quietest RV Generator Yet – The Cummins Onan QG 2800i.  We Test It!!

Quietest RV Generator Yet – The Cummins Onan QG 2800i. We Test It!!

When Winnebago loaned us a Solis 59PX earlier this summer to test-camp, one of the things we liked about it was that it came with a new – far quieter – generator.  This is a new product...
Installing Zamp’s new Obsidian Panels on our RV Carport

Installing Zamp’s new Obsidian Panels on our RV Carport

This is the third iteration I’ve been through using solar to keep our RV’s *chassis* battery charged up when Lance is in storage. First, there was the inexpensive solution I put together...
5 Seat Adjustments for Healthy Driving Posture

5 Seat Adjustments for Healthy Driving Posture

The way you sit in your drivers seat can either mean a joyful drive or a miserable one.    As RVers we can spend long stretches of time behind the wheel. The trouble with that is, our bodies...
Replacing our RV’s TPMS – New TST System

Replacing our RV’s TPMS – New TST System

We’ve used a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) for as long as we’ve been RVing.  It’s just a smart thing to do, and I appreciate the added safety.  We started with a...
My CamperVan & Small RV Pre-Trip Checklist

My CamperVan & Small RV Pre-Trip Checklist

We’re part timers.  Since we’re not in the van all the time, we park it between trips at our HQ.  That means before each trip, I need to run through a few steps to make sure everything...
Adding a Slat Bed to the RV

Adding a Slat Bed to the RV

Often times, an RV mattress is just a hunk of foam on top of a plywood slab.  It’s not too hard to do better.  A slatted bed is one solution, and I show you how to add curved slats in this...
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!
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...