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How to get the most out of your electrical system when camping without hookups

By Bob Difley In last week’s post, Moving forward: Surviving your first night of dry-camping http://blog.rv.net/2013/04/moving-forward-surviving-your-first-night-of-dry-camping/ I wrote about how to spend a night or two without hookups. This week I go a bit further by looking at how to extend our camping time–actually getting the maximum out of the batteries that provide our house

Solar panels: Difference between winter and summer

By Bob Difley The last remaining snowbirds, except for the hardy “desert rats” that won’t head north until successive days of 100-degree plus temps have turned them into brown lizards, have finally started their migration north to the cooler forests of the northern states and Canada. But Boondocking in the national and state forests presents