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Composting Toilet – Lessons Learned

Composting Toilet – Lessons Learned

We are coming up on one year of full timing and owning and using the Nature’s Head Composting toilet. Several things have been learned so I thought I would do another write up. I will start by saying we still love it. It’s not for everybody, but it works very well for the two of us. The only negatives are emptying the pee jug every three days and the main compartment about every month. It’s not that it smells bad…

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Higher Hangers Closet Space Saving

Higher Hangers Closet Space Saving

Higher Hangers Review: Let’s face it, we all could use a little more space in our RVs, especially in the closets.  I can’t remember how I found Higher Hangers, but I thought I’d give them a try, and here is my review.  For the before and after pictures, I put the clothes in the exact same order to keep the visual as identical as possible. They are a clever design.  As seen in the pics, the area where the neck…

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Battery Bank Upgrade

Battery Bank Upgrade

Our RV came with a single 12v deep cycle battery, the type that you would buy at a local store like Walmart.  This single battery is just fine if you plan on being plugged in when you camp, but for off grid camping or boondocking, it will fall short.  To compliment our 1280 watts of solar on the roof of the RV, this was a must do upgrade.  While we will definitely be on hook ups from time to time, we…

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Boondocking Tips & Hacks

Boondocking Tips & Hacks

Here are some of my boondocking tips and hacks, to allow off grid or backcountry camping to last as long as possible. Conserving Water: Navy showers are a must, so be sure your RV shower has an on/off valve, and not just the hot/cold knobs. When you turn the shower on to get it to temperature, be sure to have a pitcher available to catch the cold water, which can then be used later for dishes or a non-composting toilet….

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Must Have RV Gadgets 2019

Must Have RV Gadgets 2019

We own every item listed below, except for the chairs now, because someone needed them more than we did, I guess.  We love all the items below, there are many other items we own that didn’t make the cut, and I will do a write-up on those as well. All items are linked to Amazon so you can get a full description and view user ratings and reviews.