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Brian is a curious guy who loves learning new things and sharing with others. When not goofing around in front of the camera, he and Melissa enjoy being outdoors and exploring the back roads by RV.

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Add USB and AC Power Plugs Where YOU Need Them

The lack of power receptacles is often a complaint we hear from RV owners. Do you have an abundance of electronics that require USB charging? We do. The problem we face is the shortage or complete lack of USB plugs.

The other main gripe we hear a lot has to do with the location of existing AC outlets. Why are AC outlets in such strange and inconvenient locations?

RV Toilet Seal Replacement

There is no need to pay a lot of money to fix the seal on your RV toilet. I’ll show you step-by-step how to do your own RV toilet seal replacement for under $15.

Once your RV toilet seal leaks it’s simply a matter of time before you’ll have to replace it. Replacing the seal is easier than you think.

DIY Solar Panel Window Awning

Build a lightweight portable solar panel stand for a flexible solar panel that can be easily mounted to your RV window. Using an MPPT solar charge controller with bluetooth monitoring, this setup is great to add more solar to your RV or use it as your primary solar charging system.

There are two truths related to boondocking in the southwestern desert during the fall and winter months.

The Truth About Boondocking In An RV - Why We Love It NOW

I enjoy boondocking in beautiful remote locations without hookups, but it has taken my wife many years to get on board with the idea. We used to primarily go to RV parks, but now we enjoy the freedom and independence of camping almost anywhere without the need for electrical power hookups. This did not happen overnight though. In fact our early dry camping experiences were not fun.

How To Make MC4 Solar PV Cables

When installing solar panels for the first time I purchased pre-assembled Solar PV cable with MC4 connectors. Not knowing exactly how much length I would need, I frequently ended up with cables that were either too short or too long.

Eventually, I started assembling my own MC4 cables cut to exactly the lengths I needed. I wish I had been assembling my own cable from the beginning. I realized how easy it was to create my own MC4 solar cables and now I want to tell you how you can do it.