Installing a Cassette Toilet in a Truck Camper

A toilet is a necessity in any home including campers and RVs. Our Palomino Bronco 1500 came with a shower/toilet combo. This sat on top of a small seven-gallon black water tank. This is fine for the weekend warrior, but when it comes to a life of full-time travel it was less than ideal. Seven-gallons…

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…

Solar System Batteries – Electrical Freedom

It’s about this time in the process of creating our solar system that I realize the solar system batteries really dictate the solar system’s size, not the solar panels. This is because at night when the solar panels are doing nothing the only thing supplying power to our rig is the batteries. If they aren’t…