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.
The Winnebago View is an absolutely beautiful mini Class C motorhome. However, after purchasing our 2019 Winnebago View 24D model, there were things we updated and modified to make it more suitable for full-time RV living. Now, our Winnebago View upgrades and modifications make RV 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”
RV boondocking takes off grid camping in a camper to a whole new level! Camping off grid in your RV starts with properly preparing your RV to survive the elements, terrain and usage followed by knowing how to conserve water, electricity and food. Once you master off grid boondocking, you’ll find yourself and your family wanting to head out into the wild more! These RV boondocking tips will get there and beyond!
Upon buying our Winnebago View Class C motorhome, the first thing we needed to upgrade was our solar panels, RV batteries and energy management system. Our Winnebago View solar upgrades and improvements to our Class C motorhome’s off grid electrical system and battery storage now allows us to boondock and stay off the grid longer.
Before trekking off with your RV to go camping off the grid, there’s some must-have boondocking gear you’ll need to not only enjoy dispersed camping off the grid but survive out in the wild.
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.