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50,000 miles In a Travel Trailer….My Opinions

Seems I’ve somehow earned the reputation of knowing something about travel trailers……After owning a 20′ Toy Hauler for 5 years and towing it all over America, I’ve got some opinions that I’ll share with you. Please feel free to add comments below if you think I missed something or want to add something . Here

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OVERLAND OFF ROAD TRAILER BUILD FROM LOWES UTILITY TRAILER

How did all this start? I currently have a nice Forest River 19RR Toy Hauler camping trailer. It suits me fine as I’ve dragged it cross country four times and in 5 years I put 50,000+ miles on it! My wife and I shoot a sport called Cowboy Action Shooting. We travel to events all

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Chinese Diesel Heater Modifications

Camping with a roof top tent in the winter can get darn right cold! There are many ways to attempt to keep warm…..Better sleeping bag, propane heater, another warm body…. Better sleeping bag will work great until it gets REALLY cold. Then your body stays pretty warm but your head, ears and nose suffer. I’ve

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12V AGM Portable Generator / Battery Box

I needed a PORTABLE GENERATOR which we used to can a simple battery box. There were used for years with trolling motors onfishing boats. Now with the huge interest in OVERLANDING and BOONDOCK CAMPING they are now Portable Generators… First, I needed a box of some type. I looked into AMMO CANS and tool boxes

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ROOFTOP TENT MODIFICATIONS (So Far)

Recently bought a Smittybilt RTT. In the world of Motorcycle touring , we call modifications , “Farkles”…. So Farkling was required of my new RTT First, I needed to electrify the tent for lighting and charging of personal devices. This will be Off Grid so only battery with solar charging will be used. A small

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Adding More Solar to Existing System (Portable Panels)

A few years ago I added three 140 watt solar panels to the roof of my Forest River 19RR Toy Hauler These panels are controlled by a Bogart Engineering Charge Controller and monitored via a Bogart Engineering TriMetric Solar Monitor. For storage I’m using two Group 31, 110 amp, AGM batteries that sit in a

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