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What’s In Your RV’s Lithium Battery: A Visit to Lithionics

What’s In Your RV’s Lithium Battery: A Visit to Lithionics

If you’ve followed our blog for a while, you know by now that we’re rolling with a 420 Amp Hour Lithium battery in our motorhome.  Maybe I’ve even mentioned that the battery is...
The ProMaster Second Alternator Skid Plate – Version 3

The ProMaster Second Alternator Skid Plate – Version 3

If you’ve been around here a while, you probably remember my last post on the skid plate to protect our ProMaster’s second alternator.  But just in case you haven’t, let me bring...
Truma Takes Over the World!  (of RV heat and hot water, at least)

Truma Takes Over the World! (of RV heat and hot water, at least)

Score one for RV consumers! What do I mean by that?  Well, back at the 2015 RVIA show, we made a video introducing people to Truma (the company and the products).  One year later in 2016, we...
The Flatpack Grill – so small, we’re out of excuses!

The Flatpack Grill – so small, we’re out of excuses!

Owning a Class B Camper Van is a lifestyle full of compromises.  And since our Winnebago Travato doesn’t have any outside storage, we have to compromise with our “stuff”.  So...
It’s Curtains for the ProMaster!

It’s Curtains for the ProMaster!

I got a new sewing machine last week.  A Janome HD 3000.  I like that name; sounds like a full-size truck.  It’s an awesome machine, and putting it through its paces reminded me that I never...
Meet the Campfire Defender – Portable Campfire Management and Safety

Meet the Campfire Defender – Portable Campfire Management and Safety

OK.  How many times have you started a campfire not realizing it was already 10:00 at night, and then later dreaded having to wait it out or put it out so you could go to bed?  If you’re like...
The Straight Poop on our Composting Toilet

The Straight Poop on our Composting Toilet

We’ve had a composting (dry) toilet in our Class B RV, Lance, for over a year now.  Folks have been asking us for a review on it since practically day one.  Finally.  FINALLY… we got...
Protecting the Second Alternator – A Skid Plate for the ProMaster

Protecting the Second Alternator – A Skid Plate for the ProMaster

If you read my post on our Generator Free RV, you know that one of the main components of that install is a second alternator.  You also know that said second alternator rides pretty low up front. ...
In Search of Level: Comparing 3 RV Leveling Products

In Search of Level: Comparing 3 RV Leveling Products

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you probably remember our video of the Anderson Camper Levelers.  While that particular product didn’t work out for us in our class B, it got me...
RV Propane vs. Induction Boil-Off!   (And, James’ need to constantly tinker with the RV.)

RV Propane vs. Induction Boil-Off! (And, James’ need to constantly tinker with the RV.)

I don’t know how this happens, but James has a way of sucking me into his insanity. Case in point: this video.   Now let me just say Lance was a perfectly wonderful RV the day he was born....