We often drive long distances in our RV and stay overnight in Walmart parking lots, highway rest stops and other places. I’ve always wanted to install some kind of camera surveillance system that would allow me to see what’s going on outside our door without having to go outside or open a window. Here’s my DIY wireless surveillance monitor and camera setup I installed.
Here is a simple DIY test to determine if the fuel pump in your RV generator is working properly. If your Onan RV generator does not start or suddenly stops after about 20 minutes, your fuel pump could be failing. This happened to me right before a trip and I had to replace the fuel pump and filter. Save yourself a costly repair and replace the fuel pump yourself.
Did you know that many RVs, travel trailers and fifth wheel trailers share the same key for their storage compartments? It’s true. You can use your key tp open comparments on other RVs. It is a dirty little secret in the RV industry. There is a solution though. You can easily replace all of your CH751 locks with high quality secure cam locks.
There are many uses for a portable solar charging system even if you don’t own an RV. This is a great low cost entry level solar project that doesn’t require making mods to your RV. Building your own also allows you pick your own equipment and add panels to support more batteries. Here's how I built mine.
We prefer to enjoy our beautiful Washington State parks in the off-season when advanced planning is not necessary. When the weather is nice, we can simply pack up and go. Our favorite State Parks are very popular and hard to get into during the peak season. Here are a couple videos at our favorite off-season spots.
While in Southern Nevada, we took a totally spontaneous and impromptu drive up this dirt road to Christmas Tree Pass located just North of Laughlin, Nevada. The 16 mile long road winded through the mountains with scenic views of the valley below. We were in search of a patch of trees decorated with Christmas ornaments. Here's what we found.
Your batteries will need to be recharged each day while boondocking. For that you'll need to either run a gas powered generator with a charger or install a solar charging system. Both are viable options, but which one suits your needs better?
These how-to videos walk you through the entire process of upgrading the front and rear anti-sway bars on my large class C. This suspension upgrade has transformed the entire RV driving experience for me. I now compare it to the feeling of driving a large SUV.
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.
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.