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RV Packing Lists: Printable Checklists for RV Trips!

RV Packing Lists: Printable Checklists for RV Trips!

Now listen guys. Just ignore everything else on our website. (…well ignore all James’ stuff; continue reading mine…) You’ve landed on the MOST. IMPORTANT. RV tip. We can give...
A Custom Exterior Storage Box for our Travato!

A Custom Exterior Storage Box for our Travato!

We’ve been “Zinglered”!! I wish I could take credit for the idea for this mod, but I can’t.  The original idea comes from another Travato owner and all around nice guy named...
Cutting a Hole in Our RV’s Wall – Seeking More Storage

Cutting a Hole in Our RV’s Wall – Seeking More Storage

You know those home improvement shows where people take sledge hammers and knock out walls?  This video is the RV version of that.  Check it out!   When you travel in a Class B motorhome, it...
How Not to Overpack Clothes for Trips! Stef’s Summer Travel Wardrobe

How Not to Overpack Clothes for Trips! Stef’s Summer Travel Wardrobe

Choosing clothes for a trip can be tough.  I blame all the unknowns… the weather, the activities, the mood you’ll be in, on and on.  So we default to packing way more than we need “just in...
Our RV Air Conditioner Upgrade:  The Dometic Penguin II

Our RV Air Conditioner Upgrade: The Dometic Penguin II

Maybe you should watch the video first, and then I’ll explain:   Our Winnebago Travato, Lance, is just a little different from most others.  (OK, it’s a lot different.)  One of the changes...
Cassette Toilet vs. Composting Toilet Smackdown!

Cassette Toilet vs. Composting Toilet Smackdown!

Sometimes, my RV experiments turn out exactly as I had planned; and sometimes I’m surprised.  This experiment turned out to be a case of the latter.  See what I mean in this video: So here’s...
How Much Solar Do I Need On My RV?

How Much Solar Do I Need On My RV?

Notice, that’s “need” not “want”.  There’s a difference. This post grew out of a well-received seminar I’ve been presenting at RV shows.  And that seminar itself grew out of my...
Replacing our RV Fridge – Part 5: We’re Done!

Replacing our RV Fridge – Part 5: We’re Done!

Eventually, all good things that make your knuckles bleed must come to an end, and so it has with our refrigerator replacement project.  The Nova Kool RFU 7300 is in, the dual compressors are...
Replacing our RV Fridge – Part 4: Building Cabinets

Replacing our RV Fridge – Part 4: Building Cabinets

When I set out to replace our absorption fridge with a 12-volt Nova Kool model, Stef and I had this idea that we could put up webcams in the shop and in the RV for people to watch the progress.  I...
Replacing our RV Fridge – Part 3: Making Room

Replacing our RV Fridge – Part 3: Making Room

So far, I’m doing a pretty good job in getting these videos up in near-real-time, so here’s the third installment in the Fridge Replacement Video series:   This video is not nearly...