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Putting My RV Build on Sprinter-Source.com

I’ve started my Sprinter conversion thread on Sprinter-Source.com. I’m turning my empty cargo van into an off-grid urban stealth camper and mobile office. The first post has nearly all my hardware listed and why I chose it. This forum has … Continue reading

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Attracting Kids to the Van with Ice Cream

This past weekend I continued profiling my appliances by using child labor. My partner’s kids wanted to hang out with me more, so I looked for some structured activity to hide behind. Making ice cream inside the crazy electrical maze … Continue reading

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Riding Herd on Electrons

I’m transforming Junior, my Sprinter van, into an urban stealth camper and mobile office so I can live and work off grid anywhere. Junior has now successfully boiled water with his fully-wired battery pack! I can now use my tea water heater, coffee maker, computer and monitor, and other 120V appliances inside the van. This […]

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Converting Lead Into Tea – Battery Pack Alchemy!

I’m transforming Junior, my Sprinter van, into an urban stealth camper and mobile office so I can live and work off grid anywhere. Junior has now successfully boiled water with his fully-wired battery pack! I can now use my tea … Continue reading

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Visitors?!? Quick! Hide It Under the Bed!

Watch the Magical Mechanical Storage Bed transform in less than three minutes! In Twin/Couch Mode: First the right and left doors on the bottom open up, and the legs are folded out from underneath, which shows off the storage space. … Continue reading

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Fourteen is Better than Twelve

Progress on the storage bed! It will actually hold fourteen 45 quart tubs, not twelve! Click for more assembly pictures! The yurt has *almost* gotten to a point where I can spend the whole day inside without having to move … Continue reading

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The Wilds of Hurst

My plans for my semi-yearly west coast adventure were once again dashed when, during my visit to see my Mom in Hurst, she fell and broke her right arm. She tripped over the footrest of a recliner I’ve left deployed … Continue reading

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