In our last post, we looked at the cracked travel trailer frame I discovered while working on the A-frame of my RV. The reason I was getting up close and personal with my trailer’s frame was that I was designing a system to help carry the load of a heavier generator behind my LP bottles. […]
Whether you like getting outside to bike, run, ski, or just enjoy the solitude of a remote location, having your electronics available is often a modern necessity to stay connected to friends, family, or work while you are off-the-grid. It can also become a safety concern in the event that you need to call for […]
During a recent trip traveling along the California-Nevada border and the eastern Sierras, the deep-cycle batteries in my RV weren’t recharging well. We had been boondocking every night along the way and the nights were cold, dropping into the twenties most of the time. We moved almost every day, so between the charge line in […]
Battle Born Batteries is proud to sponsor this article. Lithium-ion batteries are nothing new in the consumer RV industry. Yet, hi-tech electronics, appliances, and the use of mobile devices in RVs are—and they all cry for portable power. Although 12-volt lead acid batteries have been proven over the test of time, lithium-ion batteries are becoming […]
A solar power system in an RV is an efficient, practical, environmentally-friendly means of accessing power on the road. Yet, while using solar energy as a source to run everything in your RV is one thing, having that power when you need it can be a different story.
If you’re new to RVing you might be surprised to learn what thieves will steal from your rig. For example, one of the most commonly stolen RV items are RV batteries. They’re easy to rip off just by cutting cables; even the dumbest thief can quickly grab one and turn it in for quick cash. […]