Roadtreking

Category Archives: How Tos

Upgrading your RV to solar power

Advances in power management and solar power have made big news in the RV world of late, especially with the new eTrek and CS-Adventurous models built on the Mercedes Sprinter…

Installing amateur radio in an RV

I’ve been an amateur (ham) radio operator for decades, My call is K8ZRH and there was a time when I was obsessed with the hobby, so caught up in making contacts with…

Taking my RV in for a checkup

Like the nervous feeling we get when we visit a doctor’s office for a check-up, so it is when we take our RVs in for service. There’s so much that…

Squeaks, rattles and the minor issues.

Maybe this is what I need? A friend sent me this picture suggesting it as an alternative to my Roadtrek. Amazing. Apparently, it’s the real deal. That second story must…

The night before delivery: Making lists

At [1:30] tomorrow afternoon, I take my first drive in our new previously owned Roadttrek RS-Adventurous, driving eight miles home from the dealer. This afternoon, I cleared some low hanging…

So much to learn for an un-handyman

I am not sleeping much these days before delivery. See, I am not a mechanical guy. I am the un-handyman. Tech, I’m okay with. Electronics, so-so. But put a screwdriver…