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The 14 Best Basecamp Tents for Family Camping - Adventure Parents. Wyoming Trail 4 by Big Agnes Capacity: 4 personTent area: 65 sf (32.5 each side)Vestibule area: 49 sfMax height: 72" inside the vestibulePrice: $499 Eventually, and when the kids get old enough, you come to a crossroads even if you are into attachment parenting. Children grow up and want their own space. Perhaps you'd like to keep the magic of your marriage kindled with some private snuggle time? In fact, a review by Outside Magazine's Raising Rippers reveals it: "It went up on the first try, which is saying a lot for a tent this size. The tent comes with the fly that creates the covered vestibule in the middle, and there's a door on both sides of the shared vestibule so you can prop up either side (or both) for a shady retreat.

Big Agnes earned an Editor's Choice Award from Backpacker Magazine for the exceptionally comfy Q-Core insulated sleeping pad, which should speak to the fact that this tent comes from a serious player. Info / Buy >>> Frontier 6 by Kelty Saitaris by Helleberg. iOverlander | Find your next destination. ADAK Trailers - ADAK is the Big Dog in adventure/overland trailers. Every_Miles_A_Memory. The Basic Ideas of our Tow Vehicle Diesel Fact Page - Found some cool info if you're on the fence on what type of motor to get in your next vehicle Solar Tips, Fact's and Trick's we've learned while on the road Tool Kit List - We've had a bunch of emails asking what tools and items first timers should bring, so I went ahead and made a list of what we bring with us. By no means is this gospel, but it's a good start. Feel free to copy it and add or delete anything you need. Camper Check List - A list of things we do before leaving camp.

Bio-Diesel and Going Green article and how to cut our ties to foreign oil by switching to this greener method of fuel Make Sure to Check out the 2007 Year in Review , the 2008 Year in Review , 2009 Year in Review and the newly updated 2010 Year in Review For our Tow Vehicle on this Journey, we chose a 2003 Ford F-250 with a 6.0L Powerstroke Diesel motor. Traveling with two dogs is a major chore. Our Tow Vehicle and why we wanted to g e t on the road traveling. Platinum Coach home page. PopUp Explorer. RV Tech Library - Batteries. Deep Cycle Battery FAQ. Car and Deep Cycle Battery FAQ, Battery Manufacturers and Brand Names List, and. The 12volt Side of Life (Part 1) Introduction One of the best things about an RV is the self-contained power system that allows us to have all the comforts without being plugged into an electric outlet.

This 12 volt system can be a joy or a headache, depending on how you maintain and utilize it. If you ignore basic maintenance, it'll let you down at the worst possible time! An understanding of the components and principles involved is necessary to get the most out of your 12 volt system. Relax, tho... it's not "rocket science"!.... Your 12 volt system is simple and very easy to understand and maintain. See.. there's really nothing to it! As you read through this information, we will talk about all the different parts of this system and discuss some of the very useful additions and improvements that you can make yourself.

What's a battery? A battery is an electrical storage device. Batteries are divided in two ways, by application (what they are used for) and construction (how they are built). About RV Batteries. NOTE: While this is designated as an ARCHIVE FILE, it is retained despite the date of first publication because it offers information of continuing current interest and/or for its historical perspective. Please be guided accordingly. Topic: RV Batteries Presenter: Greg Holder, AM Solar, Inc [Ed Note 10/2010: This presentation was first given in 2004. Deep Cycle Batteries: He defines 80% discharge and then recharging as one cycle. Most RVs come equipped not with a true deep cycle battery, but rather "RV Marine" type batteries -- a sort of hybrid between a true deep cycle and a starting battery (and less expensive for RV manufacturers to use.. Battery Types: Flooded lead acid batteries are either lead calcium "maintenance free" types, or lead antimony -- the more traditional type that has caps and to which you need to add water periodically.

Gel Cell: Good for boats, where you're in rough seas, since the electrolyte won't leak out as it would with flooded batteries. Battery Boxes from BD Batteries. RV (Recreational Vehicle) Batteries.