We are looking into ways to modify Wild Thing so that we can be off the grid, aka dry camping, for long stretches at a time. We are looking at buying portable solar for our camping set up since our current plan to Campground Host at Mojave National Preserve for a few months this fall will be sans shore power. I’ve been doing my research and it seems to me that the Go Power! GP-PSK-120 120W Portable Folding Solar Kit with 10 Amp Solar Controller is a good choice. Anyone else purchase this panel and have an experience they’d like to share?
I am also, to Jon’s dismay, gung-ho about the idea of replacing our current RV toilet/blackwater tank combo with a composting toilet! We’ve yet to use our current RV “head” but from what I’ve heard, the dumping process (no pun intended) is really unpleasant. Nature’s Head seems to be the most popular choice out there for smaller toilets in a reasonable price range. This would dramatically reduce our water use, and free up some space down below for either another gray water tank or another freshwater tank, or maybe two smaller of each! Thoughts? Horror stories?
I know that the Wynns have reviewed both of these products, and seem to be fairly positive about their experiences with each. I would really appreciate input from anyone out there in the online peanut gallery who has experience with these products!
In other news, Jon built us a “deck” out of found wood, plywood, and some pallets. It’s vastly improved our outdoor living space at The Cove (the campground provided for employees of Glacier Raft Co.) He’s quite proud of it, and rightly so, for about $2 he got us a nice deck to hang out and enjoy the warm August evenings here in Montana. Knew I kept him around for a reason 😉