There are many reasons why RVers prefer using solar panels instead of generators or campground hookups. It’s not only more eco-friendly, but solar power enables us to boondock off the grid away from crowded RV parks. A large variety of solar panels are available for all budgets and power needs. Here’s why we recommend using […]
In my last two posts, I shared how I reinforced my battery rack in order to carry a heavier generator and how I designed a “table” to carry the generator above the rack. For years I have traveled with a 1,000-watt Honda generator that was sufficient enough to run my wife’s hairdryer on low and […]
Many RVers have become so accustomed to hooking up to shore power (120-volt electrical service) that they are in somewhat of a quandary of what they should do when they find themselves without it for a night. Rather than spending hundreds or thousands of dollars for a generator or solar panel system, here are seven […]
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 […]
If you’re like me, you enjoy using your RV throughout the year, including winter when there are many activities to enjoy. However, more often than not, electrical hook-ups in a campground aren’t available when winter camping. This leaves your batteries to power your off-season adventure. Winter camping and your RV batteries Preparing for winter camping […]
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.