First real outing, sort of a shakedown trip. Did a loop, Langley > Hope > Merritt > Logan Lake > Kamloops > Cache Creek and return via Fraser Canyon. I planned a max speed of 90 kmh to conserve. Total trip was 770 kms and required 5 charge stops. I also used […]
High Tech Weigh-In for the Ascape
Ascape Trip July 2019
Experimenting with hitch weight.
UPDATE-4: Loaded for first trip of the season. On hitch: 1785 lbs. Trailer loaded for travel: 2050 lbs. Resulting hitch weight: 265 lbs. UPDATE-3: After changing battery and solar, etc., etc. I’m at 292 lbs. on the hitch. Not quite actual camping configuration but I think I have it real close. Hope to confirm next trip […]
Changing Table setup to a Lagun Table Leg
Overhead cabinets door holder-upper
Getting things in and of the overhead cabinets is a 2 hand operation without holder-uppers. For the front cabinets I got a bit fancy as those will be used the most. All other overhead doors got holder-uppers readily available at most RV Parts stores. The ones for the front were sourced at Amazon. […]
Summary of My Ascape Tweaks
I’ll keep this one at the top and will try to keep it updated with summaries of my tweaks. Filling in descriptions is done on a time available basis. Come back occasionally if my babbling is of interest to you. Shortcuts to my tweaks: 12 Volt External Outlet Front Wall Tire Monitor Early on I […]
This a place to keep tidbits of information for easy reference. Lug nut torque: 95 lbs, as per Aliner.
The Power Station in the Bench. Last edit: Oct. 15/21
Adding more Solar Power – Last Updated Feb 15, 2019.
My Ascape came with a 40 watt panel and associated controller. I’ve already upgraded battery to 2 x 100 AH Lithiums, located inside. Next on the list was to increase solar power to feed the batteries. The panels I decided to add are from Global Solar. I ordered from the parts department at Safari Condo. They […]