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Awesome Vanlife and RV Padlock!  The BOLT Lock.

Awesome Vanlife and RV Padlock! The BOLT Lock.

One of the great things about vanlife is that it forces you to think through the things you really need, and the things you can do without.  It’s challenging and freeing at the same time. ...
Tips For Using Winnebago’s New Roof Port

Tips For Using Winnebago’s New Roof Port

Winnebago has started building a roof port feature onto some of their rigs, particularly their campervan line. It’s a simple but brilliant feature, because it means you can add any sort of roof...
Testing Our New Cell Booster – WeBoost Drive X RV

Testing Our New Cell Booster – WeBoost Drive X RV

A little fact about my life that seems to get lost in the shuffle is that I still have a full-time day job.  (And I mean a day job that’s NOT this blog.)  Fortunately, I can do this job from...
So Exactly How Long CAN We Run the Air Conditioner on Battery Power?

So Exactly How Long CAN We Run the Air Conditioner on Battery Power?

We’ve had Lithium-powered rigs exclusively for several years now.  And the question in the title of this post is hands-down the number one thing we get asked.  But the trouble is, it’s...
How to Take a Shower at a Truck Stop

How to Take a Shower at a Truck Stop

It seems like fairly often, the only thing we want out of an RV park is a good shower.  I imagine this happens to a lot of you as well.  Especially now, as large lithium powered rigs are becoming...
Cool Products for RVers from the Outdoor Retailer Show

Cool Products for RVers from the Outdoor Retailer Show

Back when the Outdoor Retailer shows were in Salt Lake City, we used to attend all the time.  It was a blast scouting the show for products that would be useful for RVers, and we’ve found some...
The Pursuit of Quiet:  Replacing our RV’s Air Conditioner… AGAIN!

The Pursuit of Quiet: Replacing our RV’s Air Conditioner… AGAIN!

Now that it’s starting to warm up, I was checking the air conditioners in both Lance and Parky before we really needed them.  Good news, they both worked! But I also noticed that the air...
Your ProMaster Temperature Gauge is Lying to You!  So I Installed an UltraGauge.

Your ProMaster Temperature Gauge is Lying to You! So I Installed an UltraGauge.

It’s no secret around here that we recently had a months-long bout of engine trouble with Lance.  That’s been discussed to death elsewhere on the site (like HERE, and HERE), so I...
How We’re Shading our Rear Windows Now – Vanmade Gear!

How We’re Shading our Rear Windows Now – Vanmade Gear!

We’ve tried more than a few things over the years to keep our RV windows covered.  Track mounted curtains.  Home-made draping curtains.  Pleated shades.  Roller shades.  Suction cup-py...
Cool Find at RVX Show: The Omnia Oven

Cool Find at RVX Show: The Omnia Oven

When James and I scouted out the RVX show looking for useful RV-life products, the Omnia Oven was at the top of our list:   The video pretty much explains it all, but in a nutshell, the Omnia...