Having great neighbors is really important to us, and our new neighbors threw us an amazing welcome party as we spent our first weekend in the RV on our own land.
2021 Online RTRBasic 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
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.
How to Fix Portable Solar Panels
Here's how I diagnosed and fixed two broken solar panels with basic tools in under half an hour.
Our Perfect Off-Grid RV Solar System
Find out how we upgraded our RV with Lithium batteries, solar panels, an inverter and more so we could camp off-grid in comfort!
100 Days of Boondocking
Yesterday marked 100 days in our RV since we last had hookups - we'll share how we did it and our top tips for boondocking off-grid.
Running the Instant Pot on Solar Power
We love boondocking in beautiful, remote places, but when we're near a city we make the most of it to stock up!
DIY Portable Solar Panel
A portable folding suitcase solar panel is one of the easiest ways to get started with solar, but they can be very expensive - so we built our own for half the price!
RV SolarPart 4: Adding More Capacity
Sooner or later, you may find yourself wanting to add more capacity to your RV's solar system. For us it happened sooner, but not for the reason we expected!
RV SolarPart 3: Installing Rooftop Solar Panels
Rooftop solar panels means effortless, free electricity whenever the sun is shining - and that lets us stay off grid for longer!
RV SolarPart 2: Renogy 100W Portable Solar Panel
Buying a portable solar panel can be the easiest and quickest way to get started, but there are some things you should know first.
REDARC BCDC1240D DC to DC Charger Review
Installing a DC to DC charger in our RV is probably the most unusual but best upgrade we've ever done!
RV SolarPart 1: Introduction & Goals
Installing solar panels on your RV is essential for boondocking off-grid. We've learned so much in the last year!