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Hiking Bryce Canyon

A recent visit to Bryce Canyon National Park was brief but packed full of beautiful scenery. The skies opened to reveal a bright blue sky. This short video will give you a glimpse of our experience hiking into the canyon.
11/22/2016
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How to Stay Warm While Boondocking

When it gets cold, your first reaction may be to fire up the gas furnace. That works, but here are some other suggestions that will keep you warm while conserving your resources as well.
11/15/2016
Make Money Renting Your RV

How Much Money Can You Make Renting Out Your RV?

Have you ever thought of renting out your RV when you weren't using it? Or how much money you could make? Me too. I have always had questions and concerns related to liability, rates, agreements, and a whole bunch of other stuff associated with RV rental. All of those questions get answered in this article.
11/12/2016
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How To Install Flexible Solar Panel with No Drilling

An alternate approach to mounting a flexible solar panel by drilling holes in your RV roof is to use an industrial strength weatherproof tape to secure the panel to the roof. In this video watch me mount this panel with no screws or drilling. You'll like the results.
11/03/2016
RV Cover Tips

RV Cover Tips

The best way I’ve found to keep my RV looking good year after year is to keep it covered when not in use. I use an RV cover for this, but have found working with a large RV Cover to be a bit challenging. Here are some useful tips that will simplify the process of working with a big heavy cover.
10/10/2016
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How To Buy Flexible Solar Panels

The flexible solar panels available today are much more efficient and affordable than they were four years ago making them a viable alternative to traditional rigid solar panels. When shopping for flexible solar panels, they all start to look alike.
09/26/2016
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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

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