RV batteries are crucial to the operation of a motorhome, camper and even campervans. They also dictate what kind of camping experience you’ll have based on the battery type, condition and energy storage capacity. But, because there are 4 different types of RV batteries and a plethora of battery brands on the market today, it’s easy to be confused on which RV battery type you can install in your motorhome, camper or van.
Solar panel maintenance is very necessary to preserve and protect your hard-earned investment on your motorhome or towable RV. By taking care of your solar panels, it ensures your RV gets maximum performance and longevity use for many years.
After purchasing our Winnebago View Class C motorhome, there was lots of room for improvements. From solar and battery upgrades, water and sewer hose storage, and lots of View upgrades, our Winnebago View is fully capable for full-time RVing. Now, these RV upgrades and modifications make living and travel easier and more comfortable and fun!
Where do we even start to look what to buy and where to buy everything RVers and camper owners want, need or wish for? So, we’ve compiled a huge list of best gift ideas for RV owners; whether it’s for the RV tech geek, RV kitchens, the campsite and outdoor adventures, RV and Remote Work Courses. We’ve even included a few of our favorite RV club memberships! But, don’t think this incredible list is just for the holidays or even gift giving. It’s also a great resource of items needed for the RV lifestyle, van life and RV camping regardless if you’re a full-time RVer or weekend camper! Continue reading “100+ Ultimate BEST GIFT IDEAS for RV Owners”
Upon buying our Winnebago View motorhome, the first thing we wanted was to upgrade our solar panels, RV batteries and energy management system. Now our motorhome can stay off the grid longer when boondocking. Here’s our Winnebago View solar upgrades and improvements to our Class C motorhome’s off grid electrical system.
We thought things couldn’t get any better than living full-time in our beautiful Heartland Landmark fifth wheel. However, our decision of downsizing RVs allows us more nomadic adventures! And, our much smaller RV gives us access to places we could have never fit with our fifth wheel. While yes, we do miss the comforts of our former fifth wheel, downsizing RVs gives us many more opportunities to explore and visit off-the-beaten-path places in our tiny Winnebago View Class C motorhome.
In mid 2018, we installed 600 amp hours of Battle Born GC2 12 volt lithium batteries in our fifth wheel so we could power our RV while camping off the grid. Here’s what we learned and our assessment of these state of the art lithium ion batteries.
In the past year, we’ve absolutely fallen in love with the boondocking concept and off-the-grid parking. Nothing beats parking out in the middle of BLM areas, desert, mountains, lakes, and even farms not having to rely on a power pedestal for our electrical power.
There’s lots to be said for being ‘totally self contained’ and truly meaning it!