We actually made the largest single modification to our RV a couple of months before we arrived in Oregon. This power upgrade is what enabled us to do our entire RV renovation off-grid. We made a massive upgrade to our power systems by adding lithium batteries, solar and a new inverter to our motorhome. This
Category: How To, Mods & DIY
In Episode 3, we focused on our RV Demolition. We really tore CC apart, so we were deep into this RV renovation. Now in episode 4, we start the re-build. As you’ll see, it was a big process. At times, we wondered if we had bitten off more than we could chew, especially considering our
Okay. So if you have seen Episodes 1 and 2, you have met the team, and done a walk through and know what we intend to do and our action plan. Now it is time to pick up our tools, get dirty and literally start tearing CC apart. Watch it all unfold in the video, and read on for more details.
Following up from our first episode of our RV Makeover Series where we introduced you to the team, and set the foundation. In Episode 2 we will be diving into our first walk through with our expert interior designer friend, Jane Brown. During the walk through we share many ideas and tips for you to consider or
Last year, we shocked many of you when we sold our first RV and bought a much older motorhome. We bought it with the intention of renovating it, to truly make it our own ultimate home and office on wheels. As we make significant upgrades to our RV, we’ll be sharing what we did and
https://youtu.be/cr2A-YRtVek Just a few weeks after purchasing our 40′ 1999 Country Coach motorhome “CC”, we took her out on an RV shakedown boondocking adventure. We wanted to test out the systems and capacities, start getting organized and begin making our first few interior mods and upgrades. Already located in Phoenix Arizona, we decided on a
Ordering a new custom RV mattress is hands down one of the best upgrades we’ve made to our RV. In this post and video, we share our experience unboxing and unrolling our new custom RV mattress. We also share what we like about it, the different layers, and why we chose MattressInsider.com. We also have
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFmcA0rWEFw Toilets and Black tanks may be dirty words to some, but in RV life it’s a regular topic of conversation! In our “Tour de Toilet” video, we check out 9 different kinds of RV toilets of our full-timing RV friends who show us their toilet, explain how it works, and share the pros and cons.
In Part 2 of our 2 part blog/video series about 4-down flat towing, we discuss the different types of braking systems, as well as what specific braking solution we chose and why. We share some specific information about our toad which may help you be aware of any special needs of other towed vehicles you
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHYdvDmAt5w After 2 years of full-timing, driving over 20,000 miles across 40+ states, we decided to upgrade our RV suspension. Marc began considering this in the fall of 2015. He explored the many options available. Finally, after reading an article in Motorhome Magazine about an ‘airless airbags’ solution called Sumo Springs, he got even more
One of the big questions we had during our prep and planning phase was just how much work and time would be involved when it came to packing down the RV for move day – that is, putting everything away in a safe place, unhooking and doing everything we’d need to get road ready so we could head
A common question we get asked is “How do we like our gas RV and did we consider getting a diesel?” The short answer is yes, we did explore getting a diesel coach – they are considered superior for many reasons (performance, ride, comfort etc) which is why they also have a much higher price tag which can be a premium