the travelogue of a technomad
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
Upcoming Adventures

Well, I’m turning a new leaf in life, after 10 years in the event industry I’m taking a break and going into acrobatic wheel manufacturing. my new company vitruvian is going to revolutionize the roue cyr wheel, making it simpler to assemble, cheaper to purchase and networking like minded acrobats and performers together to cross train….

02
Mar
2014
New Stealth Cargo Trailer!

    The Dodge has been reclaimed by the city, due to draconian policies regarding parking in Berkeley my RV was towed and the tyrants in charge of the tow service wanted thousands of dollars to get it back (no thanks, keep it.) Unluckily for them I was still renovating, so I had my solar….

11
Dec
2013
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
Flat screen LCD arm mount upgrade!

The Issue of TV is pretty common in the RV world, and while I dont use it much, I like having the option to watch streaming movies and shows on netflix or amazon prime. In my quest for Energy efficiency I needed a low draw solution and I wanted to keep the space consumption down to a….

25
Apr
2012
the vaxrv gets a tech update

I returned home last night to find all my Amazon toys arrived. I set about getting the new stuff installed before heading to work. The coolest new addition has got to be the Cradlepoint 3g router which I got off amazon for about the same price as a usual home router, but its wayyyyy better….

22
Apr
2012
Rawr

testing geolocation from the iphone app.

18
Apr
2012