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2021 Online RTR: Basic Solar

Solar brings the promise of free, silent, and off-grid energy - but is it really that simple? Join me as I take a look at the basics of RV solar, including what makes up a solar system, the pros and cons of solar, and how to get started.

Airstream Electrical Upgrade

Airstream Electrical Upgrade

5 months agoElectrical

How we installed 600Ah RELion lithium batteries, 1,000W solar panels, a Victron 3000 inverter and dual DC-to-DC chargers on an Airstream Flying Cloud.

Electrical

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5 Tips for Winter RVing

5 Tips for Winter RVing

2 months agoWinter RVing

Winter RVing can be amazing IF you can handle the cold! Here are our top tips to stay warm and cozy in your RV, even during the coldest winter weather!

Xfinity Cable Internet in an RV

Xfinity Cable Internet in an RV

3 months agoNetworking

Sick of unreliable and slow RV park WiFi? Struggling with cellular connectivity? We signed up for Xfinity for high-speed cable internet in our RV this winter.

Why we shop at Costco

Why we shop at Costco

4 weeks agoLifestyle

While shopping at Costco may not be an obvious idea for a couple living in a tiny space, we've found a way to do it and save a lot of money!

RV Remodel Update

RV Remodel Update

1 month agoMod

Last summer, we undertook a massive remodel on our Outdoors RV travel trailer. Six months and more than 4,000 miles later, we take a look at what worked and what didn't.

Winter RVing

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Winter RVing - January Update

It's been a month since the winter solstice, and we're now in the midst of winter - and we haven't given up yet! Here's how things are going in our RV.

Single Digits

Single Digits

2 months agoNews

Ever wondered what it's like to live in an RV when the temperature drops below 10°F? Will things freeze and break? Well, this week we had the chance to find out!

Smart RV

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NoFreezeWaterHose Fresh & Waste Hose Installation

If you're looking for the ultimate heated hoses for winter camping in your RV, then look no further - we've installed and reviewed the NoFreezeWaterHose fresh water and waste hoses.

Norcold Cold Weather Kit in Action

The Norcold Cold Weather Kit is an easy upgrade that allows Norcold RV fridges to operate down to 0°F. We monitored ours to see how our RV fridge performs in freezing conditions.

Mods & Upgrades

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RV Skirting with Foam Board

RV Skirting with Foam Board

3 months agoWinter RVing

Skirting your RV makes a big difference in cold winter weather, and we chose a DIY option - installing foam insulation board around our travel trailer.

Preparing for Winter RV Living

If you're going to spend a cold winter living in an RV, you need to be prepared. Here's what we're doing to stay safe and comfortable in northern Vermont.

It's Snow Joke

It's Snow Joke

3 months agoNews

It's taken a while but finally, almost in mid-December, we've had our first good snowfall here in Vermont - and it's so pretty!

Check Your Battery

Check Your Battery

11 months agoTruck

If like us you're sheltering in place, you probably aren't driving as much as usual - but don't forget to check your vehicle's battery!

Campground Reviews

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Leaf Peeping in New Hampshire

Leaf Peeping in New Hampshire

5 months agoAdventures

We've come to New Hampshire this fall to see the foliage change color and follow the change as it moves south - an activity known as leaf peeping!

Parks Ranch Campground, BLM - Carlsbad, NM

Parks Ranch Campground, BLM - Carlsbad, NM

2 years agoCampground Reviews

We were looking for somewhere to boondock near Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico, and we stumbled upon some BLM land not too far away. What looked simple turned into a fun-filled and muddy journey to an epic boondocking spot!