We're going to take a break this week from our string of travel episodes to update you on our camping transition to full-time RV life. We'll talk about our new fifth wheel and towing it with our Toyota Tundra, our solar array and LiFePO4 batteries, what's going well, what we'd change, our expenses, what it's like to RV on a wing and a prayer in 2021, and any regrets we have about going full-time.
Filmed: June 18, 2021
- 0:00 Intro
- 1:30 Solar and lithium batteries for boondocking
- 5:11 Our experience thus far with our 2020 KZ Durango Half-Ton D283RLT
- 6:56 We're towing a fifth wheel with a Toyota Tundra!?
- 10:00 Internet to work from the road
- 12:13 Full-time RV living expenses
- 13:15 How crowded is camping in 2021?
- 15:00 Any regrets about going full-time?
- 16:51 Wrap-up
FOR MORE INFORMATION
- Ep. 183: RV Whisper https://youtu.be/h-DM61Uc7pM
- Ep. 196: RV Solar Panel Install & Lithium Battery Upgrade https://youtu.be/p22xqx4PyZM
- Ep. 179: Huge Changes for Grand Adventure? https://youtu.be/vuaJHn0smF0
- Ep. 14: Finding and Refilling Boondocking Water https://youtu.be/s_VlsVWldG8
- Ep. 117: Cheap Truly Unlimited Internet for Your RV https://youtu.be/VrigHuE6igw
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September 17, 2021 at 7:21 pm
I have Visible for my internet/hotspot, and I purchased the router you said you were using. However, I am finding that the router is constantly dropping the signal. I’ve started to watch the hotspot’s “connected devices” because I thought the hotspot was the problem. But I’ve noticed the router listed, and then suddenly–and often–it’ll say “no connected devices.” Do you have this issue? Do you know a fix? Thanks.
September 17, 2021 at 7:47 pm
Sorry I can’t be of much help, as we have an experienced that issue at all ourselves.