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Lisa & Dan Brown

Sewage Disposal When Camping Off the Grid

Sewage Disposal When Camping Off the Grid
We enjoy camping off the grid aka boondocking! However, one of our greatest hindrances that kept us from longer-term boondocking was our RV sewage disposal. Typically, we can go about 10 days before we have to empty our black tanks (human waste) and about 5 or 6 days for our gray water tanks (brush, slosh and wash water) if we are really mindful an...
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Lisa & Dan Brown

Boondocking Water Replenishment for RVs

Boondocking Water Replenishment for RVs
wa·terˈwôdər,ˈwädər/noun a colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms.It's every living thing's life blood. Living things need it to survive. It's also necessary for cooking, brushing and flushing, sloshing and washing. Water is one of the m...
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Jim & Melinda Tanner

Product Review: Schumacher Instant Portable Power

Product Review: Schumacher Instant Portable Power
While we love "boondocking" (RVing with no hook-ups).... we still have a few items we need to keep charged in order play music or our GPS that we use riding our dirt bikes.We've used a Schumacher XP2260 1200 Peak Amp Instant Portable Power Source and Jump Starter unit for about 6 years. I can't count how many times we've used it over the years...
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Lisa & Dan Brown

Product Review: HIGHTEC Solar Panels

Product Review: HIGHTEC Solar Panels
Since we've been on the road, we've recently taken to the liking of going off the grid aka 'boondocking' in our RV. This past January, we met up with the Escapees' Xscapers for a boondocking gathering of like-minded minds and souls. If my memory serves me right, the two-week 2017 Xscapers' Convergence, there were about 65 total RV's of every shape ...
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Jim & Melinda Tanner

RV With The Tanners Install a GoPower! IC-2000 In Their Bighorn

RV With The Tanners Install a GoPower! IC-2000 In Their Bighorn
We installed a 2000 watt Go Power Inverter to go along with our 3 Trojan T-1275 batteries in our Bighorn, but after a while we felt the need for a more efficient converter. We also wanted to cut down all the extra wiring in the RV.Go Power! IC-2000 was the answer! It's a 2000 watt pure sine wave inverter with a built-in converter/charger (100 amp) ...
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Lisa & Dan Brown

Every Ounce Counts In An RV

Every Ounce Counts In An RV
...and we're not talking about beer...or wine...or...In a recent 10-day stretch, we threw caution to the wind and decided last minute to join in on the Escapee's Xscapers Quartzsite Convergence we learned about through our networking with fellow RVers (Xscapers is a fairly new branch of the Escapees; younger RVers who work on the road). Approximate...
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Emily Rohrer

12 Tuneful Ways We Conserve Water and Power While Boondocking

12 Tuneful Ways We Conserve Water and Power While Boondocking
~ A song-inspired list for National Shower With A Friend Day ~Yeah, we know it would be difficult, if not impossible, to fit two people into an RV shower, but we like to think this special day is REALLY about water conservation. So, with that in mind: no matter what you've got by way of power sources or water tank capacity in your rig, here are a d...
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Emily Rohrer

A Creative Outlet for More RV Comfort

A Creative Outlet for More RV Comfort
​We at OwnLessDoMore are in the process of making some modifications that will allow us to boondock (camp without benefit of hookups) more comfortably in our Heartland Bighorn, and for longer periods of time than just a weekend.First, we invested in a set of generators, to keep us up and running while dry camping or during power outages, based on t...
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