What cool item did you install on camper or cool thing you use while camping.?

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Punomatic

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I got a Raspberry Pi computer and put all of our movies, music and photos on it. It is about the size of a deck of cards and has replaced boxes of CDs/DVDs. Costs about $50 plus storage media. I recently upgraded from thumb drives to a 1 TB hard drive, which I got on Amazon for $44.
 

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Added a total of 5 type 31 AGM batterys and 4 solar panels on the roof.Dishwasher.Wynegard traveler auto satellite dish. Stagecoach style shotgun for safety ;D
 

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did an outdoor kitchen- sink with water and sewer, electric skillet and convection oven. my DW really likes it, she prefers to cook outside.
 

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GaryA said:
All these cool items are cool.  I'm not a curmudgeon but I hate it when fellow campers leave any or all of their lights on during the night.  Including front porch lights, rope light, etc.  Wow, I feel better to get that off my chest. :)

If you are outside in the dark trying to do some stargazing, those lights sure get in the way.  ;D
 

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I noticed the solar-powered lights and immediately decided to take them on a camping trip. Of course, it`s clear that these lamps will be more of a decoration than a full-fledged lighting fixture, but I really wanted to add a little comfort. Of course, it was foolish to expect any bright light from such fixtures; they shone very dimly. Then I found front porch lights online, they were of higher quality, and they have a long lifespan. So if you want lighting, I advise these. Especially if you plan to use it not just for camping.
 

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Welcome aboard Kalam.

4 1/2 year old thread but I'll play a round. The best recent addition is a solar powered security light. I mounted it on the door of my RV. With the old dim porch light I could never see any visitor outside at night and in fact I was lit up and in perfect frame.

This LED light has tons of lumens, maintenance free and I can now easily see anyone approaching the door.

Something like this one -

 

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Ooooh, I love zombie threads! ;-)

My two current favorites are a Level Mate Pro (I just LOVE this thing, especially since we don't have jacks and level on blocks), and, as simple as it sounds, replacing the incandescent porch light bulb with an amber LED. Much more comfortable light, and probably 20% or fewer bugs than before. Simple little thing, but made a big difference!
 

bzerull

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All these cool items are cool. I'm not a curmudgeon but I hate it when fellow campers leave any or all of their lights on during the night. Including front porch lights, rope light, etc. Wow, I feel better to get that off my chest. :)
I like the lights, but I agree with you. I use solar battery powered lights that offer similar affects with a lot dimmer lights.
 

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The resurrection-ist of this thread is located in England and has only this one post. Since it is a link, he/she is probably posting only to get traffic to the site. Always best to ignore such things.
 

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Articulated shower curtain rod for more room.

Replaced the stock peg-leg on the dining table with a center post and a new cleat on the wall, this doesn't sound like much but it made the table rock solid and we don't stub our toes anymore.
 

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The resurrection-ist of this thread is located in England and has only this one post. Since it is a link, he/she is probably posting only to get traffic to the site. Always best to ignore such things.

Probably, but in this case, it's a useful and interesting topic, IMHO.
 

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We have a toy hauler that has side couches/beds that fold up. Pretty much useless when trying to relax or watch tv. We bought 2 Zero Gravity chairs and a small table in between. Leave the couches up and recline, just like at home.
 

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The resurrection-ist of this thread is located in England and has only this one post. Since it is a link, he/she is probably posting only to get traffic to the site. Always best to ignore such things.
How very true!

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