Some necessary gear we carry is only used occasionally or even rarely. We put that part of our kit on the roof of Campbell to free up precious interior space. Weather-sealed bins ratchet strapped to the cargo rack hold the gear.
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We need to cover Campbell’s windows for privacy sometimes when we sleep inside. Shades also help with security when we leave her alone. They protect from ultraviolet damage and help control the inside temperature by either reflecting or absorbing sunlight.
It is important to reduce tire pressure on unpaved roads and trails. Even on well-maintained gravel roads, where you aren’t approaching highway speeds. It is safer and more comfortable over bumps. A pressure of 22 psi is conservative and improves the ride noticeably.
One thing we learned traveling in Campbell is we badly needed a way to organize the cargo area. Rifling through stacks of gear and containers was becoming cumbersome and tiring too. So we got some new furniture for Campbell’s rear.
I picked up a Raspberry Pi 4 today to reacquaint myself with the latest Pi. It has grown up a lot since the last time I used one. I started thinking about ways it would be useful in Campbell, the overland vehicle we are building out.
We are trying out an Alpicool freezer-refrigerator for our Overlanding adventures. We run it from a 12V accessory outlet during the day and at night we use a dedicated battery.