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Got over the TWO-FOOT-itis

We looked at a Prolite Plus-S as a possible replacement but after consideration and judging actual usage we decided to stay with our Suite. Some of the primary reasons in favour of the Suite where the size itself, easy to man-handle as needed, heavily modified to make it self-sufficient with reference to solar/power installation, etc. […]

One Last Trip before Winter sets in.

Did a 10 day loop into Alberta. Did some family visiting in Edmonton and then took the long way home via Dinosaur Provincial Park and the Crowsnet Pass. Encountered some near freezing temperatures in Edmonton but stayed very comfortable by simply plugging our 200 watt electric heater in for an hour or so before retiring […]

Some useful Accessories

To help me be accessible while travelling and to let family know our whereabouts I use the DeLorme InReach SE. Using the SE is more reliable than cellular because it doesn’t need cell towers, only a view of the sky. I think I found the right location during travel by installing a holder where the SE […]

First trip in 2014.

Got to test out the mods made last fall. Some good, some not so good. Not so good: The drawer I built turned out too cumbersome in actual use so will be removed before next trip. The good 1: Fridge setup was great. Will be looking to improve it some where fridge gets fed 12V […]

Pseudo Camp-out – Success

Moved the Suite to the backyard to see how power management changes are working out. Have Engel fridge running on AC via converter. Fridge is loaded with a 12-pack. Using the fridge on AC to get the environment closer to real. Fingers crossed that I’ll work as hoped.               […]

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