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We like traveling with all the comforts of home, which is why our form of transportation is our home. We've learned to live off the grid creating our own power and water.

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Sailboat Tech – Lithium Batteries & Why We Chose Them

March 12, 2017 75

There is an old saying that batteries don’t die, they are killed.  Sadly, this is true and we are guilty as…

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Sailboat Solar – Series vs Parallel & Shading

July 5, 2016 103

We’re trying to decide on the right solar set up for our new-to-us catamaran. We’ve been told our sailboat solar install…

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How to Monitor Batteries – RV, Sailboat & Tiny Houses too

May 30, 2016 35

I’m going to be honest, you don’t need a Battery Monitoring Kit, but you will want one.  Your battery is like…

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RV Residential Refrigerator – How Much Power Does It Use

March 27, 2016 62

Deciding between a Residential Refrigerator or an RV “2-Way or 3-Way” Fridge in a motorhome is a no brainer…at first glance. But if you plan…

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Off The Grid – How RV Solar Works

February 28, 2016 68

We’re no “Solar Experts” but we practically have our PHD in Trial and Error.  When we take on a complicated subject, such…

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Off Grid Solar Powered RV Air Conditioning – Is it Possible?

February 17, 2016 138

Since we shared our very first RV solar video we’ve been asked the same question over and over:  Can I run…

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RV Solar Tilting: Is It Really Worth It To Tilt The Panels?

February 1, 2016 78

We’ve had a few different RV solar setups over the years but we never tilted our panels.  People would watch our…

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Our 960 Watt RV Solar Install – A Step by Step Guide

January 24, 2016 89

RV solar power is an expensive but worthy investment that can pay for itself in the long run. Especially if you…

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Boondocking Tips – the How to and Where to

October 28, 2015 118

Boondocking, Off the grid, Off the cord, Dispersed Camping, Dry Camping or Wild Camping are all names for camping or RV’ing without…

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Eliminating Gray Water – Ideas From Burning Man

September 5, 2015 23

Gray water disposal is a constant issue whether you’re living in a yurt, tiny house, RV, travel trailer, sailboat or even…