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Ep. 208: Full Time RV Boondocking Update | travel camping RVlife 2021

Duration: 18:15 157

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 CHAPTERS 0:00 […]

Ep. 202: RV Lifestyle Roundtable | travel camping fulltime weekend part-time

Duration: 24:40 163

What’s it like transitioning to full-time RV life? What challenges are faced by a full-time RVer? What are the best and worst things about traveling in an RV? We sit down in beautiful Moab, Utah with  @Homie At Large  to discuss all of this and more in our first RV Lifestyle Roundtable at Grand Adventure! Filmed: May 11, 2021 CHAPTERS 0:00 Intro 1:50 What made you decide to go full-time? 5:12 Solar and lithium for boondocking 6:20 What have you […]

Ep. 199: Xantrex Bluetooth Remote Panel for Freedom X/XC Power Inverters & Inverter-Chargers | RV

Duration: 19:27 167

A power inverter should be mounted as close as possible to the battery bank in your RV, but that makes it inconvenient to monitor and control from inside your RV’s living space. In this episode of Grand Adventure we install and test the Xantrex Bluetooth Remote Panel for Freedom X/XC power inverters and inverter-chargers, and in the process share how much simpler it is to configure a Freedom X or XC using the Xantrex mobile app. However, the installation procedure […]

Ep. 197: Why You Need a Wireless RV Battery Monitor | DIY how-to upgrade

Duration: 17:35 226

We just finished installing our new solar system and lithium iron phosphate batteries in our Durango fifth wheel RV, and now it’s time to install a battery monitor to keep track of our battery consumption and state of charge. A battery monitor is like a fuel gauge in a car. You don’t absolutely need one to drive the car, but it sure provides some valuable information. Boondocking effectively in your RV is all about resource management, and power management requires […]

Ep. 196: RV Solar Panel Install & Lithium Battery Upgrade | DIY how-to

Duration: 15:16 157

Our new solar panels and lithium batteries for our RV have finally arrived! In this episode of Grand Adventure we install two new 200W Renogy monocrystalline solar panels on the roof of our fifth wheel, and put three new Battle Born lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries in our battery bank. Filmed: March 19-26, 2021 CHAPTERS 0:00 Intro 0:41 Meet The RV Addict 1:35 Installing two new 200W Renogy solar panels 5:59 Tilting the solar panels 7:07 Upgrading our battery bank […]

Ep. 195: Solera Awning Front Shade for Your RV | accessories gear DIY how-to

Duration: 8:31 302

With our patio awning 10 feet off the ground, we wanted a way to maintain shade in our outdoor living area when the afternoon sun gets low in the sky. Join us as we check out and install the Solera Super Shade Front Panel from Lippert Controls on our Durango fifth wheel’s patio awning. Filmed: March 12-22, 2021 CHAPTERS 0:00 Intro 2:09 Unboxing 3:00 How it works 3:21 Installation 5:50 Functionality 6:17 Tear-down 7:06 Wrap-up and what’s next FOR MORE […]

Ep. 194 RV Upgrade Season | RV camping how-to DIY solar lithium safety

Duration: 12:42 256

Spring has sprung! Now that winter is waning and warmer weather has arrived, folks are getting their RVs ready for a full season of camping enjoyment ahead. That often includes RV upgrades, and even with our new fifth wheel we’re no different. Join us to walk through what we’re doing for our RV this season, including solar panel upgrades, converting to lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries, and a simple, inexpensive and convenient way to stow and carry sewer hoses. We’re […]

Ep. 190: How to Carry a Kayak or Canoe with a Fifth Wheel | RV travel camping kayaking RVlife

Duration: 12:58 392

Up until now we always carried our 14.5-foot touring kayak on a rack on our camper shell, but now that we own a fifth wheel we faced a dilemma: how to transport a full-length sea kayak or canoe while also towing a fifth wheel RV? We decided to try a unique solution, and we share our trial and error, as well as our ultimate success on this episode of Grand Adventure. Filmed: February 11-15, 2021 CHAPTERS 0:00 Intro 1:43 Our […]

Ep. 189: Full-Time Winter RV Living | Travel Camping RVlife

Duration: 9:08 116

Now nearly 7 weeks into full-time RV life in our new fifth wheel, you’ve had a lot of questions for us. This week we’re going to answer your most common questions about our transition to full-time RV living during the winter months, and share a terrific flag pole solution for your rig, too. Filmed: January 4-February 8, 2020 CHAPTERS 0:00 Intro 0:58 Keeping the RV warm in winter weather 3:42 Do we miss living in a real house? 4:16 How […]

Ep.185: Upgrade Your RV Lighting | camper how-to DIY upgrading interior lights

Duration: 13:25 308

Just like most RVs these days, our fifth wheel’s ceiling is lined with inexpensive bright white LED dome lights that actually put off a rather harsh light. We decided to replace the two over the kitchen sink island, and the two above our dining table with attractive 12-volt glass pendant lights that we found online. In this week’s episode of Grand Adventure we share just how easy it is to spruce up your RV’s interior by upgrading some of your […]

Ep. 184: How to Receive Packages While Traveling | RV camping travel mail

Duration: 7:54 241

While traveling there are times that you will need something delivered that you can’t get locally, like a part for your RV — especially if you’re in a rural area. It’s actually really easy to receive packages no matter where you’re camping, and we explain how we receive parcels on the road in this episode of Grand Adventure. CHAPTERS 0:00 Intro 1:20 Amazon 3:23 UPS 4:00 US Postal Service 5:05 Using a pack & ship store 5:40 Ship to store […]

Ep. 183: RV Whisper | Remote Monitoring System | test install review | pet safety

Duration: 22:39 441

Whether you’re looking to monitor your RV for your pet’s safety, or your RV’s temperature, humidity, battery, shore power and propane levels, RV Whisper is the best remote monitoring system we’ve ever come across for use in your motorhome, travel trailer or fifth wheel. All data is available from within the RV or on the other side of the globe. In this week’s episode we introduce, install, test and review RV Whisper for our Grand Adventurers. CHAPTERS 0:00 Intro 0:41 […]

Ep. 181: How to Find Great Boondocking Campsites | RV travel camping DIY

Duration: 21:02 528

The RV industry projects that by the end of 2020 they will have shipped half a million new units to dealers this year, setting a new record. The industry also estimates that there are 9 million US households with an RV. Most of those new units are being snapped up by first-time buyers as a safe way to travel during the coronavirus pandemic. That means that we can expect at least a 5% increase in campers looking for a campsite, […]

Ep. 180: WolfWise 12.5-foot Telescoping Ladder | RV accessories maintenance gear

Duration: 6:20 328

Sure, our RV has a ladder to access the roof, but you can’t beat this 12.5-foot telescoping extension ladder for cleaning and maintenance along the sides of your RV. Its ease of use, light weight, small size when collapsed, and portability makes this ladder perfect for #RVlife, taking up very little storage space in your rig or tow vehicle. WolfWise sent us this ladder to test and share with you, along with a special discount code just for our Grand […]

Ep. 179: Huge Changes for Grand Adventure? | RV camping travel RVlife

Duration: 9:55 205

In our Episode 177 from The Wedge we shared the failing wall structure in our 2016 Evo T2050. In this episode, we share what we’re doing to solve the problem. Tune in as we reveal our solution! Filmed: November 1-6, 2020 CHAPTERS 0:00 Intro 0:51 Our dilemma 3:30 Our solution 7:53 Huge changes for Grand Adventure 8:44 Wrap-up and what’s next FOR MORE INFORMATION Motor Sportsland http://motorsportsland.com/ KZ Durango Half-Ton 283RLT https://www.kz-rv.com/products/durango-half-ton-fifth-wheels/D283RLT.html GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve created some fun […]

Ep. 178: BougeRV Portable AC/DC Refrigerator-Freezer | Review & Test | RV camping travel gear

Duration: 8:17 561

Instead of buying ice that will melt in a cooler, resulting in inconsistent temperatures and wet, soggy food, we try this 30-quart 12/24V DC & 120/240V AC portable refrigerator-freezer from BougeRV. This is a perfect way to keep food and beverages safely chilled, and frozen items frozen solid for camping, car and truck travel, and more. And we’ve arranged not only a discount for our viewers, but also one to giveaway for free to one of our lucky Grand Adventurers! […]

Ep. 152: Haloview Rear View RV Camera System | Installation, Test & Review Side-View

Duration: 15:46 1298

We’ve been towing our travel trailer for 3 years without being able to see anything behind it…until now. Join us as we unbox, install, test and review Haloview’s MC7109 7” 720P HD Digital Wireless Rear View Camera System and CA112 Wireless RV Side Marker Light Cameras. These have a 120-degree field of view, infrared night vision, and IP-69K waterproofness for unparalleled vision of other traffic behind and alongside our RV. They’re a game-changer for our RV travels! Although Haloview provided […]

Ep. 142: Rover Roamer Camping Dog Zipline | RV travel tips tricks how-to

Duration: 11:10 703

Our dog Zoe is always along on all of our Grand Adventures. But we’ve been frustrated while leashing her in campgrounds, as she’s always tangling her tie-out on trees, furniture, picnic tables, fire rings and more. So facing the potential for spending more time in campgrounds this coming season, we opted to try the Sky Track portable dog zip line from Rover Roamer, and boy…did we come away impressed! This product is extremely well made and well worth the premium […]

Ep. 141: 10 Favorite RV Camping Apps | tips tricks how-to

Duration: 14:55 259

Today’s smartphones are hand-held computers more powerful than our home PCs of only a few years ago. It therefore only makes sense that an RV traveler should leverage their smartphone with apps that make RV camping easier and more enjoyable. We take a close-up look at 10 of our favorite apps that we use in our RV life. FOR MORE INFORMATION Gas Buddy https://www.gasbuddy.com/App Google Maps Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.maps&hl=en_US iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/google-maps-transit-food/id585027354 Backcountry Navigator https://www.backcountrynavigator.com/ OpenSignal https://www.opensignal.com/apps Satellite Director https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=zekitez.com.satellitedirector&hl=en_US Roadbreakers Android: […]

Ep. 140: Camping Safety & Security | RV monitoring remote cameras

Duration: 10:47 588

This week we’re going to talk a bit more about security and personal safety while camping, and update you about how our perspective may have changed a bit after a situation in Texas this past fall hit a little too close to home for comfort: the murders of full-time RVers James & Michelle Butler of New Hampshire. The Butlers had been boondocking just a mile or two north of our spot on the beach on Padre Island in south Texas. […]

Ep. 129: Installing a BougeRV RV Cover | review tips tricks how-to

Duration: 8:51 194

If you’re looking for a reasonably priced RV cover, or if you’ve ever struggled getting your cover on your RV, this video is for you. We’re proponents of covering your RV when not in use to keep it out of the elements over the winter, and BougeRV sent us their very economically priced RV Cover to evaluate for you, our Grand Adventurers! FOR MORE INFORMATION Get 10% off on a BougeRV RV Cover through Dec. 31, 2019 with coupon code […]

Ep. 128: Our Top 10 RV Camping Gifts

Duration: 21:12 339

If you’re shopping for an RV camper, hiker, or outdoors lover this holiday season, we’ve got 10 terrific gift ideas ranging from under $10 to over $300 — something for everyone on your list! FOR MORE INFORMATION Our propane fire pit https://amzn.to/2LkpYwS 18′ Low pressure propane hose for fire pit https://amzn.to/3807GKS Mopeka LP Tank Check https://amzn.to/2ONbaZN Mr. Heater Buddy https://amzn.to/2sIjbqd Aeropress https://amzn.to/2LjOXQQ FRS radios https://amzn.to/2ReOjI0 Viair 88p air compressor https://amzn.to/37ZxQNP RV camper salt & pepper shakers https://amzn.to/2r8Hn4B Interagency Pass https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm […]

Episode 117: Cheap Truly Unlimited Internet for Your RV | camping tips tricks how-to

Duration: 8:07 1767

Working from the road, we needed truly unlimited, uncapped, unthrottled mobile hotspot data to be able to work from our RV. We found a cheap pre-paid plan without any limitations whatsoever, and we share it with you on this episode of Grand Adventure! FOR MORE INFORMATION Visible Mobile: https://www.visible.com/ (referral code BcPHP) $19 Visible R2 Android phone: https://www.visible.com/shop/smartphones/visible-r2-zte HooToo TripMate Nano router: https://amzn.to/32LxPcO GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve created some fun and quirky merchandise particularly for RV campers, including t-shirts, […]

Ep. 115: Jackery Explorer 500 & SolarSaga 100 Lithium Power Bank Review | RV camping gear

Duration: 8:01 647

Whether you’re car camping or tent camping, or traveling in an RV and want a separate 110V/12V power supply, a lithium power bank serves a myriad of uses. We’re reviewing the brand new Jackery Explorer 500, a 518Wh power station with a 500W pure sine wave inverter, and its companion SolarSaga 100 solar panel. Filmed: August 24, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jackery Explorer 500: https://amzn.to/2Zo8urz (20% off coupon code: Adventure500) https://www.jackery.com/products/explorer-500w-portable-power-station Jackery SolarSaga 100 solar panel: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Q71LX84 https://www.jackery.com/products/solarsaga-100w-solar-panel GET GRAND […]

Ep. 113: Safe Camping in Bear Country | RV camping tips tricks how-to

Duration: 10:04 266

Whether tent camping or traveling with an RV, in this episode we’ll share how to safely camp in bear country! Black bears or grizzly bears, we’ve got ’em covered. GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve created some fun and quirky merchandise particularly for RV campers, including t-shirts, coffee mugs and more. Sales help to support Grand Adventure to keep bringing you outdoor adventure videos each and every week. Visit https://teespring.com/stores/grandadventure to browse our selection. USE WHAT WE USE We’ve opened a […]

Ep. 111: Refilling 1-lb. Propane Tanks | RV camping tips tricks and how-to

Duration: 8:10 3088

Most of us have camping appliances that use one-pound propane canisters, but those little devils can be awfully expensive! We save a ton of money by refilling those one-pound propane tanks from a 20-pound barbecue propane tank for less than a quarter of the cost of buying 1-pound tanks. It’s simple and quick, and we’ll show you how we do it. DISCLAIMER: Working with propane is dangerous, as propane is a highly flammable and explosive gas. Do not try this […]

Episode 107: Top 10 RV Essentials for Newbies | RV camping gear how-to

Duration: 15:43 499

So, you just spent all that money on a new RV and you’re ready now to hit the road, right? Wrong. You need to set aside a couple of grand for things you’re going to need to purchase for your RV travels. In this episode of Grand Adventure we share the Top 10 RV Essentials for Newbies that we’ve tried, tested and can vouch for ourselves. FOR MORE INFORMATION Essentials for RV Newbies: https://www.amazon.com/shop/GrandAdventure?listId=2WC1KETW7IQ0G&cv_ct_id=amzn1.idea.2WC1KETW7IQ0G&cv_ct_pg=storefront&cv_ct_wn=aip-storefront&ref=exp_cov_grandadventure_vl_vv_d Unhitched USA: https://unhitchedusa.com The McMillan Express […]

Ep. 105: Boondocking Security | RV tips tricks how-to

Duration: 5:55 463

Those who have followed our channel Grand Adventure for a while already know that we’d much rather boondock than camp in a campground or RV park. But we’re often asked by folks who may be new to boondocking, about whether or not we’re concerned for our security camping alone out in the wilds. We’re here to explain in this video why we’re not concerned at all, and with only a very few precautions we’ve never had our security threatened, or […]

Episode 94: Mopeka LP Tank Check Update – Fail & Fix | RV gear tips tricks how-to

Duration: 5:42 488

We’ve loved our Mopeka LP Tank Check from AP Products for its precise information on how much propane is left in our RV camper’s propane tanks. It’s the best propane gauge solution we’ve found, so we were incredibly disappointed when it stopped functioning correctly. But there’s a known defect in the company’s second generation units. We found out what that defect was, and what the company is doing about it. We’ll share both in this episode of Grand Adventure! FOR […]

Episode 92: RVX The RV Experience – Part 2 | RV trade show camping 2019

Duration: 16:45 304

RVX The RV Experience isn’t a consumer RV show. Staged by the RV Industry Association, this inaugural edition of RVX in Salt Lake City, Utah is already the RV industry’s biggest trade event, celebrating innovation and helping to grow the RV consumer market. It brings the industry together in a venue where manufacturers and suppliers can unveil the latest RV products to their dealer and manufacturer partners – and provides the first spring opportunity for dealers to write new model […]

Episode 91: RVX The RV Experience – Part 1 | RV trade show camping 2019

Duration: 352

RVX The RV Experience isn’t a consumer RV show. Staged by the RV Industry Association, this inaugural edition of RVX in Salt Lake City, Utah is already the RV industry’s biggest trade event, celebrating innovation and helping to grow the RV consumer market. It brings the industry together in a venue where manufacturers and suppliers can unveil the latest RV products to their dealer and manufacturer partners – and provides the first spring opportunity for dealers to write new model […]

Episode 88: Top 10 Tips for Safe Mountain Driving & Towing | RV travel how-to tips tricks

Duration: 8:02 300

Spending time in the mountains is one of the best ways to enjoy your RV. If you’re not accustomed to mountain driving, however, towing a heavy camper up and down steep, long grades can be intimidating, or even unsafe. We’re here to share our top 10 tips for safely driving across big mountain passes, with or without a trailer. Filmed: February 23-24, 2019 (plus library footage shot 2017-18) FOR MORE INFORMATION Vgate Bluetooth OBDII Scanner https://amzn.to/2U88mGK Torque Pro https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.prowl.torque (Android […]

Episode 87: Air Compressor for Outdoor Adventure | RV offroad travel tips tricks how-to

Duration: 9:36 406

If you’re traveling off-road it’s often important to air down your truck tires, both to soften the ride over rocky terrain, and to provide your tires with enhanced grip, especially if you’re driving through loose sand. However, once you get back to asphalt you need a quick and efficient way to air your tires back up to their proper pressure, lest you risk experiencing a blowout. Likewise, if you’re driving a motorhome or towing a camping trailer, it’s essential to […]

Episode 86: RV Camping with Dogs | RV travel tips tricks how-to

Duration: 13:55 576

According to a survey conducted by the Recreational Vehicle Industries Association (RVIA), 61% of us go RVing with our four-legged companions. After an entire season on the road in 2018, we’ve assembled our tricks and tips for traveling in your RV with your dog. Filmed: February 12, 2019 (plus our own stock footage filmed 2017-2018) FOR MORE INFORMATION AmazonBasics Tie-Out Cable for Dogs https://amzn.to/2GD5duF 4Knines Extra-Large Dog Seat Cover with Hammock for Cars, Trucks and SUVs https://amzn.to/2TMCYNQ 3 Qt. WaterBoy […]

Episode 85: Travel With a Drone | RV adventure travel tips tricks how to

Duration: 9:44 590

If you’re thinking about buying a drone to film or photograph your travel and camping adventures, in our Episode 85 we show you how we use our versatile, compact and incredibly portable DJI Mavic Pro drone to capture stunning footage for Grand Adventure. Filmed: January 31 to February 2, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION DJI Mavic Pro 4k Quadcopter Drone Starter Bundle https://amzn.to/2GoJkPv DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Drone Quadcopter https://amzn.to/2UKJzIO PolarPro Phone Mount for DJI Mavic Pro/Mavic Platinum https://amzn.to/2GpXUGs Multiple battery […]

Episode 84: 10 Boondocking Do’s and Don’ts

Duration: 293

RVers call dispersed camping, or camping outside of a campground without hookups or other facilities, “boondocking.” But if you’re new to boondocking, you might not understand that there are some unwritten rules of etiquette while camping in the backcountry. We’re here to offer 10 “dos” and “don’ts” for successful boondocking in your RV. GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve created some fun and quirky merchandise particularly for RV campers, including t-shirts, coffee mugs and more. Sales help to support Grand Adventure […]

Episode 40: Two Simple RV Storage Ideas | RV camping tips tricks hacks | Grand Adventure

Duration: 4:24 1226

In this episode of Grand Adventure we share two tips for maximizing the limited storage space in your RV. FOR MORE INFORMATION ClosetMaid 2-Tier Kitchen Cabinet Organizer https://amzn.to/2xC3939 IKEA SVIRA Hanging Storage https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/90300297/ GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve created some fun and quirky merchandise particularly for RV campers, including t-shirts, coffee mugs and more. Sales help to support Grand Adventure to keep bringing you outdoor adventure videos each and every week. Visit https://teespring.com/stores/grandadventure to browse our selection. USE WHAT WE […]

Episode 39: weBoost 4G X RV Cell Phone Signal Booster – Test, Review & Installation

Duration: 16:38 883

Tired of weak cell phone signal while camping? We test and install the weBoost 4G-X RV cell phone signal booster, and were impressed both with the results and how easy it was to install in our travel trailer. Turn a weak, useless cell signal into something completely usable for both voice and data. FOR MORE INFORMATION weBoost 4G-X RV cell phone signal booster https://amzn.to/2J8mWZq Dicor self-leveling lap sealant https://amzn.to/2LjcVJr Eternabond RV roof sealant tape https://amzn.to/2xEohFY GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve […]

Ep. 35: Mobile USB Internet Router for Your RV

Duration: 5:44 740

In Episode 35 of Grand Adventure we review the HooToo TripMate Nano, a tiny inexpensive USB-powered DC Internet router you can use in your RV to share files among connected devices, share your Internet connection across multiple devices, and even help out as a poor man’s cell booster while you’re off the grid. FOR MORE INFORMATION HooToo TripMate portable USB Internet router http://amzn.to/2BUQY3a GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve created some fun and quirky merchandise particularly for RV campers, including t-shirts, […]

Episode 32: MindShift Ultralight Dual 36L Photography Hybrid Backpack Review

Duration: 5:36 525

Very few camera backpacks are designed and built with the hiker in mind, but the Ultralight Dual 36L from MindShift borrows the best from both worlds, photography and hiking. With a hydration sleeve, a hiking pack harness, a stable tripod carry and a padded camera section that can be removed and used as a shoulder or hip bag, the MindShift Ultralight Dual holds great promise for the active photographer. We decided to put it through its paces. Filmed on location […]

Episode 30: Top 10 RV Websites

Duration: 17:13 504

Luckily for us, we live in an age of electronic information. That’s a great thing for RV campers, whether advance planning a trip, getting info from the road, or learning how to diagnose and fix a problem. In Episode 30 of Grand Adventure we’ll look at our own Top 10 list of RV-related websites. FOR MORE INFORMATION iRV2: http://irv2.com Facebook http://Facebook.com Recreation.gov http://recreation.gov U.S. National Forest Motor Vehicle Use Maps https://www.fs.fed.us/recreation/programs/ohv/ohv_maps.shtml Grand Adventure Ep. 6 – Boondocking 101: https://youtu.be/TTRw3A-IIZY Google […]

Episode 28: RV-Mounted Grill

Duration: 4:26 1140

Instead of a grill that you take out and put away each time, how about one that you could leave mounted outside your RV at all times, in camp or while driving? We found a way to do just that! There’s no need to remove this one for the road. Save time setting up and breaking camp, or simply pull over for a quick roadside BBQ. FOR MORE INFORMATION Magma 15″ stainless steel Marine Kettle gas grill https://amzn.to/2Gtt90y (a 17″ party size […]

Episode 26: Perfect Camping Coffee

Duration: 7:19 474

We’ve been searching high and low for the best method to brew a perfect cup of coffee while boondocking, without using any electricity whatsoever, and we’ve finally found it! No generator, no battery/inverter use, and cleanup is a breeze using little to no water. Watch Episode 26 of Grand Adventure to find out how. FOR MORE INFORMATION  AeroPress coffee and espresso maker with zippered nylon tote bag and bonus 350 filters: http://amzn.to/2Hs3ntU Manual conical burr coffee grinder: http://amzn.to/2tCoszv GET GRAND ADVENTURE […]

Episode 24: Champion 75537i Inverter Generator with Remote Start – Review

Duration: 6:09 709

We’ve now spent one full camping season with our Champion 75537i 3100W inverter generator with remote start, and we couldn’t be more pleased with its performance, reliability and value. In this review we’ll show you how this generator can enhance your camping and RVing experience! Filmed February 22, 2018 in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. No one supplied us with any consideration — monetary, product or otherwise — to produce this review. GET ONE FOR YOURSELF Champion 75537i 3100W inverter generator with […]

Episode 22: 2018 Utah RV Show

Duration: 10:11 410

Come along with us at the 2018 Utah RV Show, where we check out the latest and greatest while our friends Abby and Colin embark upon their own Grand Adventure, searching for their very first RV. Filmed February 15-17, 2018 at the Mountain America Exposition Center in Sandy, Utah. Utah RV Show: http://UtahRVShow.com GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve created some fun and quirky merchandise particularly for RV campers, including t-shirts, coffee mugs and more. Sales help to support Grand Adventure […]

Episode 20: Quiet Your Water Pump — Super Easy, Cheap RV Hack!

Duration: 3:21 1327

Are you tired of all that vibrating racket every time you turn the faucet on? Quieting your water pump is one of the simplest, cheapest RV hacks you can do.  In this episode of Grand Adventure we’ll show you how easy it is to quiet your water pump once and for all! Filmed November 11, 2017 at Cottonwood Heights, Utah. QUIET YOUR OWN WATER PUMP Half-inch split foam pipe insulation http://amzn.to/2EnnzfV GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve created some fun and quirky […]

Episode 18: Simple Satellite TV for Your RV

Duration: 4:39 872

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this episode we look at how incredibly simple and cost effective it is to add live Dish Network satellite television to your recreational vehicle with the portable King Tailgater antenna and Wally receiver. Filmed October 22, 2017 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah. Special thanks to https://YouTube.com/toddcopeland for the camera work! ADD SATELLITE TV TO YOUR RV KING VQ4550 Tailgater portable automatic satellite TV antenna and DISH […]

Episode 16: A Simple Solar Solution for Your RV

Duration: 4:05 682

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this episode we’re sharing our simple solar charging solution for our RV batteries. No installation required, and all of our trailer’s 110V AC outlets are powered! Filmed Oct. 22, 2017 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in northwestern Utah. SOLAR Renogy 200W Eclipse folding monocrystalline solar suitcase with PWM solar controller: http://amzn.to/2DfCdnC Renogy MC-4 to SAE adapter: http://amzn.to/2DgPRqE Halo 1500W power inverter: http://amzn.to/2Ca5Sln CAMPSITE https://goo.gl/maps/WKheULp4apo (Episode 7 from the Bonneville […]

Episode 14: Finding and Refilling Boondocking Water

Duration: 6:09 651

How to you find water for boondocking, and while you’re out camping how do you refill your tanks without having to move your RV or travel trailer? We’re here to answer both of those questions in Episode 14 of Grand Adventure! Filmed Nov. 22, 2017 at Lone Rock Beach and Wahweap Marina & RV Campground on Lake Powell, Utah/Arizona. PRODUCTS REFERENCED IN THIS VIDEO: 45-gallon fresh water folding storage tank http://amzn.to/2zwrML0 12-volt water transfer pump http://amzn.to/2Ag3ExD Orbit water flow meter […]

Episode 12: How to Keep Your RV Dump Valves From Freezing

Duration: 10:57 1167

If you go winter camping with your RV or travel trailer, exposed drain pipes and dump valves are at a significant risk for freezing. Learn how to modify your dump valves and drain pipes to prevent cracked piping and a filthy frozen mess! Filmed in Cottonwood Heights, UT November 11, 2017. PRODUCTS TO FROST-PROOF YOUR OWN RV DUMP VALVES Wrap-On Pipe Heating Cable http://amzn.to/2zBDmrn Frost King Foil Backed Fiberglass Pipe Wrap http://amzn.to/2yuwBE9 Foil tape http://amzn.to/2zDoab2 GET GRAND ADVENTURE STUFF We’ve […]

Episode 10: Upgrade Your RV Shower

Duration: 6:26 570

Upgrade the shower in your RV quickly and easily! An invigorating Oxygenics shower head is one of the best modifications you can make to your travel trailer or motor home. Join us as we review and install the Oxygenics Body Spa RV shower head. We were not compensated in any way for this video, and we purchased the Oxygenics Body Spa RV shower head ourselves. GET ONE FOR YOUR RV! Oxygenics Body Spa RV – white – http://amzn.to/2AcGO9z Oxygenics Body […]

Episode 8: How to Winterize Your RV

Duration: 14:41 803

Winterizing your RV is easy! Join us as we walk through step-by-step how to winterize your motor home or travel trailer. Do it yourself, save some money and learn more about your RV in the process. And along the way, we’ll show you how to install a winterizing kit to make preparing the RV for subsequent winters a real breeze. Filmed in Cottonwood Heights, Utah — November 4, 2017. WINTERIZATION TOOLS AND PRODUCTS USED IN THIS VIDEO Camco Antifreeze: http://amzn.to/2y1wQ9I […]

Episode 6: Boondocking 101 – How to Find That Perfect Spot

Duration: 9:09 745

Camping on public land is a special experience. Unlike staying in a campground, you can find unique and beautiful places off the grid with no neighbors in sight, often right next to special amenities like a mountain lake, a bubbling stream or a desert mesa. The peace and solitude can be unmatched. And perhaps best of all, it’s usually absolutely free! But how do you find these spots? How do you know that they’re legal to camp? That’s what we’re […]

Episode 4: Mopeka LP Tank Check from AP Products – Review and Installation

Duration: 9:57 1964

Find a better way to check the propane tank levels in your RV (or your BBQ)! This is a product review and installation of the Mopeka LP Tank Check system from AP Products. Filmed in late September 2017 at Cottonwood Heights, Utah. GET THE MOPEKA LP TANK CHECK SYSTEM Two sensors with remote monitor and spacer feet http://amzn.to/2xFrakI Two sensors without remote monitor and spacer feet http://amzn.to/2gEIe4A One sensor without remote monitor http://amzn.to/2xHre8 Extra set of aluminum tank bottom spacer […]