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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”...
Things We Found Interesting at the Tampa RV Show!

Things We Found Interesting at the Tampa RV Show!

While our FAVORITE part of attending RV shows is the opportunity to meet FitRV followers in person (thanks to everyone who swung by our Meet & Greets!), our second most favorite part is seeking...
Selling to the Changing RV Buyer: Millenial, Gen X, and Non-Traditional

Selling to the Changing RV Buyer: Millenial, Gen X, and Non-Traditional

If you subscribe to our weekly email newsletter you’ve been seeing me mention last week’s dealer training conference for some time now. After hearing from a few of you curious about what...
A New Vent Cover – The MaxxShade Plus: Watch the Install!

A New Vent Cover – The MaxxShade Plus: Watch the Install!

The powered vents that most of us have in our RVs are wonderful things.  They create a breeze to keep us cool.  They exhaust humidity and cooking odors.  They’re the best tool you’ve...
An Even Better Way to Charge the RV’s Chassis Battery with Solar!

An Even Better Way to Charge the RV’s Chassis Battery with Solar!

It seems like just a couple weeks ago I made a video about keeping your RV’s vehicle starting battery charged with solar… because it was! But on our current road trip, we found ourselves...
The Watt Fuel Cell: Coming to an RV Near You

The Watt Fuel Cell: Coming to an RV Near You

One of the things we really like to see in the RV industry is innovation, and usually there’s not enough of it.  So we like to call out and applaud innovation where we see it.  In that...
Keeping the Chassis Battery Charged with Solar

Keeping the Chassis Battery Charged with Solar

We’ve done a lot of work on the electrical systems in our camper-van, Lance.  Our house battery is a large lithium-ion battery, and we’ve got 300 watts of solar, an inverter/charger, and...
How To Fix A Failing Cabinet Latch

How To Fix A Failing Cabinet Latch

We’ve had our Winnebago Travato for about 3 years now.  In that time, some things have started to show normal wear and tear.  (This is in addition to the things I’ve torn up on...
Can Our RV’s Lithium Battery Get Too Hot?

Can Our RV’s Lithium Battery Get Too Hot?

People spend a LOT of time talking about how various RV lithium batteries work in the cold. “How cold can you charge it?” “How do you warm it up if it’s cold?”...