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The RV Mod Avalanche (EKKO Version) Starts… NOW

The RV Mod Avalanche (EKKO Version) Starts… NOW

I’ve had a lot of time between learning about the Winnebago EKKO and actually receiving ours to think about mods I’d like to make.  During that time, the pile of “mod stuff” in my shop has...
RV Lithium Battery Face-Off: Lithionics vs “Brand B”

RV Lithium Battery Face-Off: Lithionics vs “Brand B”

If you’ve ever wondered what’s inside a lithium battery, this video is for you!  When you see them on a web site, they’re all just boxes with terminals, but they’re NOT all...
Making Lithium Batteries!  A Lithionics Factory Tour

Making Lithium Batteries! A Lithionics Factory Tour

While we’ve been not-so-patiently-waiting to get into our new Winnebago EKKO, I’ve been obsessively planning modifications and upgrades for it.  One of the biggest items on my list has...
Cassette Toilet Adapter Solution!  The Americanizer™

Cassette Toilet Adapter Solution! The Americanizer™

The Americanizer™ – The RV Sewage Adapter for Thetford Cassettes and Portable Toilets IS HERE!! And yes, that’s our own affiliate link… it’s our product! I’ll be...
Charging Performance in the Winnebago EKKO – AT IDLE!

Charging Performance in the Winnebago EKKO – AT IDLE!

Maybe they’ll eventually regret it, but our Winnebegan friends left us all alone with the Winnebago EKKO prototype for several hours recently.  What happened then is precisely the kind of...
The Curt BetterWeigh Engineers Pay Us A Visit!

The Curt BetterWeigh Engineers Pay Us A Visit!

Important Update! We sent the extra BetterWeigh mobile scale device to Dan.  He’s reported back with his results.  See his report toward the end of this post!   A few weeks back, I...
Lithium System Comparison: Lithionics and Volta (as offered by Winnebago)

Lithium System Comparison: Lithionics and Volta (as offered by Winnebago)

When Stef started her Winnebago EKKO Owners and Wannabes group, one of the things I noticed right away was that not many people knew about the Lithionics system that Winnebago was offering in the...
RV Weight Without Scales?  Testing the Curt BetterWeigh!

RV Weight Without Scales? Testing the Curt BetterWeigh!

We’re big proponents of weighing your RV.  It’s a smart safety practice, and it’s not that hard to do.  But many RVers find it intimidating, so they don’t do it.  We tried...
Quietest RV Generator Yet – The Cummins Onan QG 2800i.  We Test It!!

Quietest RV Generator Yet – The Cummins Onan QG 2800i. We Test It!!

When Winnebago loaned us a Solis 59PX earlier this summer to test-camp, one of the things we liked about it was that it came with a new – far quieter – generator.  This is a new product...
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...