gadgets & gear

There are a lot of gadgets and gear that improve our RV travels and traveling lifestyle. We share what we like, why and how it works.

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The Black Hole & Nomad Friendly Gifts

November 24, 2016 27

It’s Thanksgiving today for us and our fellow Americans (happy Thanksgiving). This is the first holiday season we’ve spent outside of…

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A Quest For The Best Underwater Action Camera

November 17, 2016 49

Tiny action cameras are a dime a dozen these days. Some cost as little as 50 bucks and others are approaching…

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Sailboat Solar – Series vs Parallel & Shading

July 5, 2016 106

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 37

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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Virtual RV Yard Sale – Our Technology & Lifestyle Gear

May 17, 2016 266

The original plan went something like this: Go to the Harbor Towne marina, dock the boat and park the RV for…

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RV Residential Refrigerator – How Much Power Does It Use

March 27, 2016 65

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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how rv solar works

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 142

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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rv solar install

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

January 24, 2016 90

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