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Rugged Flexible Solar Panels

Rugged Flexible Solar Panels for Harsh Environments

Lensun solar asked me to review their 100 watt flexible solar panel. While I don't do many product reviews, I agreed because these Lensun panels had a couple of unique features that I wanted to check out first hand. In this video I'll cover the highlights of these flexible solar panels and walk all over them in the process.
09/08/2016
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Hike to B-17 Crash Site

On a foggy Saturday morning, we all piled into the car and drove over to the Olympic Peninsula to find the Tubal Cain Mine trailhead near Sequim, Washington. We eventually found ourselves on a narrow dirt road climbing higher and higher up into the Olympic Mountains in search of a crash site.
08/30/2016
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Flexible solar panel installation on RV

How to Install a Flexible Solar Panel on an RV

I show you how I installed two new 100 watt flexible solar panels on the roof of my RV in order to generate more amps for battery charging. I like flexible solar panels because they allow your roof to remain accessible. They can also increase the stealth factor by remaining undetectable from ground level.
07/20/2016

How To Stay Cool While Boondocking

Staying cool in hot climates can be difficult and costly in terms of electrical consumption. Running a power generator and air conditioner for prolonged periods is simply not a sustainable option when remote camping. So the key is to keep your RV from getting too hot in the first place. Try these tips to keep cool.
07/15/2016

How to Mount A Remote Solar Control Panel

Here is how I mounted a remote solar remote control panel inside my RV. Sometimes poking holes and drilling just cannot be avoided. My advice is to take some time to really plan and think it through. Watch me get it done in this video.
06/17/2016

Fix a chipped windshield for under $20

Getting a chip in your windshield while on an RV trip can be a real hassle. This video will show you how to do these minor repairs yourself for very little cost. You'll want to run out and get one of these kits to keep on hand. I've been doing these minor repairs for years.
06/14/2016

RV Spotted On Google Maps

I was browsing around Google Maps and pinpointing boondocking sites that I had been to. As I zoomed in to one of my spots along the Columbia River, I noticed what appeared to be an RV parked in that spot. Could it actually be me?
05/19/2016
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Easiest Way To Clean A Dirty RV Roof

Algae, moss and tree pollen build up over the winter and spring can turn a clean white RV roof into a nasty mess. Keeping your roof clean will help keep your entire RV looking great year after year. Here's the quickest way to get my roof clean.
05/16/2016

Zion Narrows - Knee Deep in The River

On day two of our visit to Zion National Park we spent the day experiencing Zion from the bottom looking up. While on the Angel's Landing Trail the day before, we met a local resident who strongly recommended we stay another day to do the Narrows Trail. We heeded this advice and embarked on what was to be yet another spectacular day.
04/23/2016
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My Boondocking Checklist

Preparation is the key to a successful boondocking experience. Prior to heading out into remote areas, I like to make sure our RV systems are functioning properly and that I've got everything I need to handle any issues that may arise. Here's my checklist to make sure I don't forget anything.
04/15/2016
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