Category Archives: Modifications

WHY IS IT SO HARD TO CHOSE THE BATTERIES FOR SOLAR?

Slight deviation from plans.  The batteries will come next. Through my solar reading I quickly understood that I barely scratched the surface on understanding 6v and 12v batteries.  I visited four nearby businesses to get prices and warranties.  I looked … Continue reading

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SOLAR ENERGY KIT FINALLY GETTING INSTALLED IN THE VAN

I’ve wanted to play with solar power for decades, but I always put it off.  Not enough money.  Not enough time.  No need.  Finally, retirement came along as did the wish to create a boondocking fishing van.  It all came … Continue reading

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TRAVEL TOILET RELOCATION

I an old lady with a small bladder and a schizophrenic travel gut.  Over the last thirty years, Margo has had to pull over in the darndest places so I can do what my intestines screamed at me to do.  … Continue reading

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THREE DRAWER ORGANIZER. OR IS IT TWO OR ONE?

When I was dry fitting 3/4″ plywood under the file cabinet, I was taken aback that the addition of 3/4″ in height made the three-drawer organizer too tall to fit on top of the file cabinet.  I stared at the … Continue reading

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WHAT DO I NEED THE CURTAINS FOR?

The van came with two lush, cloth curtains that pull from the sides  to the middle to sort of cover the front windshield.  When not needed, they tie out of the way next to the shoulder belt mechanism.  They weren’t … Continue reading

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A WINDOW VALANCE MUST COME DOWN

Three windows have a heavy wood and cloth valance over them.  They also have a string of tiny lights which work on a rocker switch above the rear view mirror. I cut the wires, wrapped the ends heavily, and tucked … Continue reading

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I DON’T NEED THE HANGING CLOTHES ROD

Hey, I don’t plan on needing dress clothes when I’m fishing or hanging out in the forest, so I don’t need the foot wide clothes rod.  There’s even a metal hanger six inches farther into the room.  At least I … Continue reading

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