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I’m on Patreon

It’s a bit awkward to post this, but here it goes. Over the last several months, a growing number of people have asked who thy could support or donate to me, some asking specifically for Patreon. I cannot tell you how grateful I am that people would want to do this. It’s humbling, to say […]

Photography, T@b

What you need to know before you buy a drone for the campground

You immerse yourself in the environment: the sights, sounds, and smells. Maybe you hear or see one buzz by while you sit at the campfire or see photos or video posted by another camper. Whatever the impetus, you think you’re ready for your own drone to capture the full scale of the sights at the […]

Blog, Power Management, T@b, T@b Basics

Power Consumption

Is your battery bad? Did the manufacturer rip you off? Did the dealer rip you off? Are you going to be able to use your RV without being plugged into shore power? Frustrated and maybe even a little bit angry. It’s how you feel when you burn through RV battery with seemingly little effort. Understanding […]

Power Management, Solar, T@b

What’s new with Mattie Ross?

It’s that time of year. No, not when we see the orange cones popping up along the highway, although it’s time for that, too. The time of year when I take my T@b, Mattie Ross, for her first annual “well visit” to the nuCamp service center. Austin Jones is used to my annual email with […]

Blog, T@b, T@b Basics, T@b Talk

Campsite Departure Checklist

The weekend or trip has come to an end and now it’s time to pack up your campsite and head home or to your next destination. If only you had a checklist. You do! Not only am I sharing a checklist with you, on this week’s T@b Talk, I walk you through the process of […]

Blog, Solar, T@b

RV Solar Basics

I was clueless. I didn’t even know my dealer battery would only give me a few hours of power, so forget about solar. I didn’t want to learn more. Surely other people could just tell me what I needed to get and that would be all. That was me when I brought home my first […]

Blog, T@b, T@b Basics

Stop these 5 things from derailing your first RV trip

That sinking feeling in your stomach. “Did I buy a lemon?” “Is this the “Money Pit?” Most of the time, that feeling is replaced with a sheepish grin as you realize that the problem was user error. Sometimes, however, there is something not quite right about your new RV. A lot of times people become […]

Blog, Power Management, T@b, T@b Basics

RV Electric in Plain English

Just nod and smile Converters. Inverters. 12v. AC. DC. 110v. Parasitic drain. Shore power. Fuses. Feeling a little lost you pretend you didn’t see the words or that you don’t need to know what they mean. It’s the one thing that can make you feel like you are in over your head with your new […]