the travelogue of a technomad
More improvements and adventure pics

I’m on the road, new improvements have been made and the adventure is on.

11
Apr
2021
Making Changes

Winter is thawing and it was time to get some projects done on the Ambo. Up first is a proper swinging table, and getting the solar put in. I went with a victron mppt charge controller so I can get stats over bluetooth and a Canadian solar CS6P-250PX-ZEP 250watt panel to start. Future improvements will….

08
Apr
2021
New RV Project

I introduce you to the dambulance! Built on a 2012 chevy e3500 chasis with a duramax 6.6l diesel holy grail of a power plant, this is the next evolution in the vaxrv vanlife. Customizations to come! The only ambo I got with crypto is a dambo!

17
Jan
2021
Operation Igloo – Insulating the trailer

In this installment of the trailer remodel series Ill touch on the insulation. I chose RMAX insulation, its the same stuff they build hexayurts out of and works well. I used 2in thick on the ceiling and 1in on the walls. Protip the broken boards are usually 20% off. find ones in the right size….

23
Sep
2014
Solar panels!

Solar power is essential to me in a trailer. I went with 2 175 watt panels and four 6v deep cycle trojan 105 batteries. I added a distro box for the DC and the ac is ran independant with the ability to plug it into the xantrex 2000 watt inverter if needed. wiring coming along….

14
Sep
2014
AC retrofit project

  So I determined that if I’m taking the trailer to burning man I’m adding AC. I’m also retrofitting it with full rmax insulation. I picked up a LG Electronics LP0910WNR 9,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner  that has a hose to vent out the hot air. I set it up to vent out of my….

12
Sep
2014
New Ceiling Vent!

So first things first it was time to add a new ceiling vent, I chose the Fan-Tastic Vent 5000 with Reverse Thermostat  which could easily be called the rolls royce of ceiling fans. Its got a reversible in out switch, a thermostat to automatically kick it on, and eats a minor 1.2amps at 12v. Heres….

03
Sep
2014
Cargo Trailer remodel

So I undertook a large remodel of the trailer for burning man. I’m adding a solar rig, wall to wall RMAX insulation and a 9000 BTU AC unit. I’ll be posting a series of blogs in the upcoming days about it. I’ll be posting back logged blogs about the adventure with links to the various….

03
Sep
2014
Exterior shots gallery

Here is a gallery of shots of the exterior of the rv since I painted her white.

21
May
2012
New coat of paint for the living room (Finished!)

So I got the weekend off and got the itch to paint over the funky hippie rainbow living room, thank god, coat one is near done and it wont look good until I get another two or three on there! *update* I finished the last coat today, and wow I didnt realize how vast the….

07
May
2012

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