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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

7 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

4 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

4 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.

How to Choose a Storage Unit Lock

Many storage facilities sell cheap locks to keep your unit secure, but we thought we could do better - find out why we chose the Abus 20/70 to keep our things safe!

Adjusting to Hotel Life

Adjusting to Hotel Life

2 months agoNews

After years of traveling for business, I'm no stranger to hotels, but this is a hotel stay like no other!

Winter RVing

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Off to Oregon

Off to Oregon

1 month agoNews

Our RV hasn't moved for almost 4 months, and despite the snow and ice, it's time to hook up and hit the road for our long drive from Vermont to Oregon.

Abandoning our RV

Abandoning our RV

2 months agoWinter RVing

In the blink of an eye, everything changed as we've been forced to abandon our RV in the middle of winter.

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 Remodel Update

RV Remodel Update

3 months 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.

RV Skirting with Foam Board

RV Skirting with Foam Board

5 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.

It's Snow Joke

It's Snow Joke

4 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!

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.

Campground Reviews

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Leaf Peeping in New Hampshire

Leaf Peeping in New Hampshire

7 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!