Solar Power Charge Port Modification

February 9, 2017

Interested in equipping your truck camper rig with a portable solar panel, but lack physical access to the batteries mounted inside your camper? Then you’ll want to take a look at this modification that provides [read more]

Pickup Truck Rear Camera Connection Mod

October 20, 2016

Looking for an easier way to unplug and plug the rear camera connection on your pickup truck? Thomas Wilson provides us with a solution to this problem. Soon after purchasing a 2015 Chevy 2500 I [read more]

RV Kitchen Backsplash Modification

June 16, 2016

If you’ve been following our Instagram feed this is one modification that will come as no surprise. This quick and easy modification will not only protect your kitchen walls, but will also add a touch [read more]

Lifeline 6 Volt AGM Battery Upgrade

April 4, 2016

If you’re interested in boondocking or overlanding, it’s recommended that your truck camper have a minimum of two 6 volt or two 12 volt deep cycle batteries. When shopping for batteries for your RV make [read more]

Heavy-Duty Alternator Charge System Modification

March 24, 2016

Interested in upgrading your truck’s alternator wiring to charge your camper’s batteries more quickly and efficiently? Cal Willis, who holds a degree in physics, provides us with the details of his heavy-duty charge system installation. [read more]

Go Power 600 Watt Inverter Installation

November 13, 2015

Of all the electronic devices found in today’s RV, few are more essential than the modern inverter. This is especially true for those of us who prefer to camp off-the-grid and still work. My truck [read more]

Northstar Laredo RV Mattress Upgrade

October 23, 2015

Mattresses are a very personal thing. The very mattress that some people love, other people hate. Such was the case with the queen size spring mattress that came in our new Northstar Laredo SC truck [read more]

Review of the EcoCamel Jetstorm Shower Head

October 9, 2015

Of all the resources found in today’s recreational vehicle, water is, by far, the most precious. This is especially true for boondocking enthusiasts who prefer to camp in remote, faraway places and for overlanders who [read more]

Top 10 Truck Camper Modifications

September 4, 2015

So, you just bought a truck camper and you’re basking in the glow of your new purchase. Your new, “home on wheels” has everything you need to live comfortably on the road: a warm bed, [read more]

Video of the Buckstop Winch Bumper

December 5, 2014

A video of my new Buckstop Classic III winch bumper and Warn 16.5ti heavy duty winch. If your plans include going off-road, then having a heavy duty bumper and winch are a must.

The Torklift SafeStep and DirtDestroyer

November 28, 2014

The Torklift GlowStep is the gold standard when it comes to the aluminum folding step for RV’s. No other aluminum folding step maintains its strength and shape better than the GlowStep. I’ve owned my set [read more]

New Buckstop Bumper and Warn Winch

October 25, 2014

Well, it’s finally here! After waiting ten long, excruciating weeks, I finally received my Buckstop Classic III winch bumper. Along with the bumper, I installed two PIAA 520 ATP head lamps and a Warn 16.5ti [read more]

Truck Camper 6-Pin Umbilical Wiring

July 22, 2014

In order for a truck camper to be street legal it must have an electrical interface with the truck’s running, stop, turn signal, and backup electrical circuits. This electrical interface also includes a 12 volt [read more]

Tubular Lock Cover Upgrade

September 24, 2013

I have to say that I’ve been pretty happy with my new tubular compartment locks since I installed them last March (click here to read the complete article on the ordering and installation instructions). They’ve [read more]

Top 5 Boondocking Mods

August 1, 2013

RV modifications seem to be all the rage with mods seemingly being featured on every RV related website and blog on the Internet. The topic is incredibly popular on this website, too. My RV Camper [read more]

Replacing Your Worthless CH751 Locks

March 29, 2013

Did you know that 60 percent of all storage compartments found in today’s RVs have the same CH751 locks and keys? No, that isn’t a typo–60 percent! Done solely to reduce costs, the generic CH751 [read more]

RV Mattress and Insulation Upgrade

March 20, 2013

When you consider that we spend one-third of our lives in bed it makes a lot of sense to have a comfortable mattress on which to sleep. Unfortunately, most of the mattresses that you find [read more]

Fishing Pole Mount Installation

March 15, 2013

Camping and fishing are practically synonymous terms for many RVers including me. When I camp I like to do so near the water not only because I like the view, but also because I like [read more]

Refrigerator 12 Volt Exhaust Fan Installation

February 26, 2013

As most of you know, RV absorption refrigerators can sometimes be finicky, especially during warm summer days when ambient temperatures are high. My little two-way, 2.7 cubic foot Norcold refrigerator was having a difficult time [read more]

Magazine Rack Installation

July 4, 2012

Storage space is always difficult to come by when it comes to owning a small RV like a truck camper. We’ve made several improvements and modifications to our Wolf Creek camper to increase that storage [read more]

Wolf Creek 850 Lifeline Battery Upgrade

May 10, 2012

Yesterday I upgraded the 12 volt electrical system in my Wolf Creek truck camper from two Interstate Group-24 RV/Marine wet cell batteries to two 6 volt Golf Cart Lifeline AGM batteries. I’m really thrilled with [read more]

RV Rainwater Collection System

March 22, 2012

When it comes to survival, it’s important to know the Rule of Three’s–you can live three weeks without food, but you can only live three days without water. My solar-powered Wolf Creek truck camper plays [read more]

Installing the Right Hooks for Your RV

January 19, 2012

An article about hooks? Yep! Hooks may not seem like a big deal, but they can really improve the functionality and livability of your RV. Extremely versatile, the RV hook can save space, reduce clutter, [read more]

Solar Power Installation, Phase II

January 6, 2012

I spent the last couple days installing the two 60 watt solar panels I got for Christmas. After giving it some serious thought, I decided to place the two solar panels in the front of [read more]

Truck Camper LED Retrofit

October 29, 2011

Whether you’re at home or camping in your RV, lighting is one amenity we often take for granted. Indeed, take it away for just one hour and it can turn your world completely upside down. [read more]

Solar Power Installation, Phase I

October 4, 2011

With all of the sun we get here in the southwestern U.S., it makes a lot of sense to go solar to maintain and recharge your RV’s batteries. Yet, one of the biggest complaints I [read more]

Torklift Glow Step Installation Report

September 21, 2011

Yesterday, I installed the Torklift Glow Step on the back of our Wolf Creek 850. The installation was pretty easy though there’s always a bit of apprehension anytime you drill holes in your RV. For [read more]

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