We want to take the best care of Cocoon, our Casita travel trailer that we will pick up soon. This includes keeping the house battery fully charged and maintained while traveling. This article is about the first step, adding a DC power connection to the back of our tow vehicle to charge the battery.
We want to use our microwave when we are boondocking in Cocoon, our Casita travel trailer. We need an inverter for that but do not want to add a new load to our single 100-amp-hour house battery.
One fuel tank, two uses. When space is limited having gear that is dual-use is critical. We need and external fuel tank for the generator at base-camp and a spare fuel can for Campbell on excursions.
During our recent western adventure, we decided that Campbell alone will never be adequate, for us, for extended adventures. To fix that, we are adding a travel trailer for our dwelling and using Campbell for what it does the best, which is exploration.
Do you struggle with carrying enough water in your off-road vehicle? Also with keeping the weight low and near the center?
For the first overnight with our new-to-us 2013 Land Cruiser, Campbell, we stayed at Bootleggers Campground in Jennings State Forest. We used it as a mule for our backpacking gear and a steel tent. We wanted to experience how capable it is to sleep and cook from the factory before we start planning modifications for […]