RV Tips

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...
Insulating the Pizza Oven and Reinstalling the Headliner

Insulating the Pizza Oven and Reinstalling the Headliner

Well, last week, I tore the headliner out of our van so I could insulate.  This week, I finish the job:    There are really three separate tasks in this video.  The first is installing...
Removing the ProMaster Headliner to Add Insulation

Removing the ProMaster Headliner to Add Insulation

A couple months ago, I posted a list of a few projects I wanted to tackle in Lance, our Winnebago Travato.  One of them was to insulate the area over the headliner in the cab area. But I’d...
The Part-Timer’s Guide to Parking Your RV During the Pandemic

The Part-Timer’s Guide to Parking Your RV During the Pandemic

I have to admit, I never thought I’d be writing an article with a title like that… but here I am. And I REALLY never thought I’d be producing the video to go along with it…...