BougeRV 170 Watt Solar Panel Review

BougeRV 170 Watt Solar Panel Review Feature Photo

In this video, I review a 170-watt solar panel from a company called BougeRV. First, I check over the build quality and inform you of the dimensions, weight, and rated output voltage and amperage. We also have a quick look at the shipping packaging. Next, I set up a testbed using one of my Lion … Read more

2019/20 Snowbird Trip Begins! Ocean Shores, WA

2019/20 Snowbird Trip Begins - Ocean Shores, WA

The latest RV snowbird journey has begun! We set off Nov 1st from Victoria, BC, across the Juan de Fuca strait aboard the Coho ferry to Port Angeles, WA. After a quick overnight at the local Walmart, the next day headed west to the Washington coast to check out Ocean Shores. We stayed three nights … Read more

Tips for Keeping the RV Cool Without AC

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Introduction We do a bunch of boondocking on BLM and Forestry lands and dry camping in National, State and County parks. Because of this we often find ourselves without electrical hookups and no way to run our rooftop air conditioner to cool the RV during hot days.  We could fire up our two 2000 watt Champion … Read more

Lensun SG510 Solar Generator Review

Lensun SG510 Solar Generator Review Feature Photo

About four years ago I reviewed a small so-called “solar generator” power box called a Renogy Firefly. The Firefly had meager power output and a small 16 amp hour battery capacity. I didn’t find it suitable for RVing so lost interest in these type of products. Lately, though they have become more and more common, … Read more

What Do We Power With 500 Watts of RV Solar?

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In this video, I give a quick overview of our 500 watts RV solar power system. You can see the full detail explanation and diagrams in the past post and video – Detailed Look at Our DIY RV Boondocking Power System I go through all the things it powers in the rig. From devices, we plug … Read more

Allstays Pro for RV Trip Planning

Allstays Pro Feature Photos

In this video, I give you an overview of my favorite go-to piece of software for locating camping and finding RVing related services on the road. It’s a web-based browser application designed for use on larger laptop/desktop computers called Allstays Pro. Allstays also makes popular apps for IOS devices like the iPhone and iPad. I … Read more