Dometic CFX Installation in a Truck Camper

Once we decided on the Dometic CFX 65DZ refrigerator the task of installing it was moved to the top of my to-do list. If you missed out you can check out the reasons we choose to go with the Dometic CFX 65DZ and why we love it, here. The Dometic CFX installation was another crucial…

Dometic CFX Review – The Best 12V Fridge

I want to tell you all about our Dometic CFX 65DZ fridge/freezer which is the best 12V Fridge on the market today. However, before I do that I need to address the fact that some of you who have full-sized refrigerators are about to think we are absolutely nuts. Every home needs a way of…

Truck Camper Canvas Replacement

One of the next projects we undertook in the series of YOLOM renovations was replacing the hinged back (flip-up) wall with a piece of vinyl canvas. Palomino put a solid back wall piece on the 2008 Bronco 1500 which is flipped up into position when the roof is raised. They did this to allow for…

The Solar System Pieces – Electrical Freedom

This has been a lot of information to impart about all of our solar system pieces. I have done this in an attempt to share vital knowledge about a complicated and sometimes mystical subject.┬áIf anyone sees something in this series of posts that isn’t 100% accurate please let me know. Quick Links for this Truck…

Solar System Wiring – Electrical Freedom

Solar system wiring can look complicated and even a little overwhelming if you aren’t an electrical engineer. The wiring that you choose for your system is just as important as the batteries or the solar panels. With a little knowledge of Direct Current (DC) electrical systems, one can wire a solar system of any size….

Solar Panels & Charge Controller – Electrical Freedom

The next question to ask is, how much solar power do I need to generate? What is needed to keep up with my daily power consumption and recharge my batteries to 100% under marginal to good weather conditions every day? Some weeks it is going to be overcast and rainy. This may lead us to shore power…