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30 Day Off-Grid Challenge! Hacks and Results! Could You Do It?

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Have you ever spent a month living off-grid?  Letting the sun be your energy source, nature be your entertainment and time be your guide?

While Brian and I have boondocked many times before, we challenged ourselves and our rig to go off-grid, in the AZ desert for 30 days.  In our latest 4-part Boondocking series, we had five goals:  Test our rig's systems, see how efficiently we could use our resources, save money, complete some projects and SLOW DOWN!  

In Week One, https://youtu.be/8yhbNpuqFzQ  we covered our time in Quartzsite, AZ and the Big Tent event.  It was also our first LU Crew Meet Up location and time to be spent with friends and family.  We were off and running and four weeks of boondocking sounded like a breeze!  Waking up each morning to a crisp morning with a beautiful sunset was absolute heaven!  We were conserving water but burning through propane kind of quickly.  The night time temps were getting down there and storm clouds were hanging around.  All in all a gr…

How Much Does A RV Warranty Cost? Without One, We Spent over $10,000 Out of Pocket!

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After the release of our recent video  It's Done!explaining the unexpected engine rebuild on our 2008 Winnebago Sightseer motorhome, we received a number ofquestions from viewers on how much an average RV warranty costs.  As explained in our video, we chose not to purchase an RV warranty due to Brian's mechanical ability, but you know the saying "hindsight is 2020!" We never would have imagined the need to rebuild our engine with only 43,000 miles on our coach.  The thought NEVER entered our mind. The total cost of our repairs came to over $10,000!! I guess it goes to show you, you never know what could happen! 
 Brian and I partner with Wholesale Warranties because of their reputation in the RV community.  If we had purchased a warranty, this is who we would have gone with.  To answer some of the "cost" questions, we attach this informational blog from WW.  If you are interested in  receiving a no obligation quote or just need additional information, please…