vandwelling

  1. Matt Derrick

    News & Blogs Living in a Van Down by the Instagram

    Living in a Van Down by the Instagram By The Grouch February 12, 2018 It’s necessary above all to maintain the reign of the economy beyond the extinction of the wage system. This has to do with the fact that if there is less and less work, everything is all the more mediated by money, be it in...
  2. Matt Derrick

    Video Home Made Camper Van Build - Start to Finish DIY

    Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-F-h8zMcJE A pretty extensive video showing how this guy built out his G20 van into a livable camper van. Some good stuff here if you're looking to create some basic amenities in your van.
  3. meatcomputer

    A Ramshackle Ecovillage in Rural Oklahoma

    Tobie and Neva found each other later in life, both being each others 4th marriage. Neva was born there, once a secretary in DC, she’s now back to her homesteading Oklahoma roots. She’s enchanted by these newer ideas of permaculture and ecovillage styled communal living. Tobie is a kind of...
  4. VanScribed Goat

    Moving up or changing plans? Sell me your van!

    I'm not sure if this is allowed...couldn't find a rule on "asking for tips on finding a van" ;D I'm in Texas and not having much luck acquiring my new home on wheels. I'd love something converted already with a 6 cylinder engine (or that pretty 5 in a Eurovan if I get lucky price wise). I'd...
  5. Matt Derrick

    News & Blogs Surprise! These two massive corporations are your van life BFF

    SURPRISE! THESE TWO MASSIVE CORPORATIONS ARE YOUR VANLIFE BFFS COLEMANMARCH 28, 2017 VAN LIFE0 COMMENTS http://lietco.com/van-life/starbucks-walmart-vanlife-bffs/ It can’t all be mom and pop coffee shops and pristine natural campsites, sometimes you’ve gotta hop on the stellar wifi at...
  6. Matt Derrick

    News & Blogs What to expect when working for Amazon during the holidays

    About Amazon’s CamperForce http://www.interstellarorchard.com/2012/06/26/about-amazons-camperforce/ Last updated on 1/23/17 for accuracy. 2016 was my fifth year working in Amazon’s CamperForce. I think most people who full-time must have heard about this opportunity by now, but I still get a...
  7. freegander

    solar panels: where to buy

    So I'm in the market for a cheap 100W solar panel to put aboard my van. i've been looking at the Renogy kits, which are around $160 for 100W mono. then i found this cheap 100W semi-bendable panel with a 10a charge controller for $120...
  8. Matt Derrick

    Video Couple Transforms Old Campervan Into Cozy Home on Wheels

    Another good video from the Exploring Alternatives YouTube channel, check em out, lots of good stuff there. This video is a tour of a couple's van and how they converted it from scratch, so basically more vandweller porn to drool over if you're looking for ideas to convert your vehicle.
  9. wanderlovejosh

    A few modifications on the van..

    So as probably few know, because I have been slacking on being social on here, sorry its not on purpose, just busy. But the wife and I have been vandwelling after selling our travel trailer, and its been the best decision ever. We love it so much more. And the modifications to make it livable...
  10. TMG51

    Photos So, my wheel almost fell off.

    I don't usually post these experiences here, so I'm feeling this out. Here goes. Driving down the road Sunday I started to notice my driver's side front wheel "dribbling" over every tiny bump in the road. I'd hear it bounce around on any tiny thing even a slight crack in the asphalt. I pulled...
  11. Rowan

    Any advice for locking my truck cap from the inside?

    Last year I got a really solid Chevy Silverado with a cap on the back and I've been spending the last few months very slowly fixing it up. It's about ready to hit the road! Just needs new tires, a minor repair to the tailpipe, and a locking t-handle so people can't get in and take my shit. I've...
  12. MormonWanders

    Finally got a Van!

    About a week ago I bought a 1985 Chevy G20 Tahoe on Craigslist for about 1600. It's got 113k on the odometer, but the engine and tranny only has 15k, not in the best condition otherwise, but I bought something that needs work so I can gain the mechanical experience. Things I need to fix are...
  13. BuiltForComfortNotSpeed

    New Here and Ready to Go. Any Takers?

    Hi everyone, I'm currently in NW Ohio and leaving within the next two weeks. Don't know where I'm going yet so I'm up for ideas for a warmer area and prefer being able to work. My ultimate goal would be to get back to rubber tramping. I don't have a vehicle since I haven't needed one in the...
  14. MormonWanders

    Need help finding the right van

    I've lived in my 2006 corolla S on and off, but it's about time I get something more comfortable for full timing. I can't get a whole lot out of my current car since it's a rebuilt title with problems. I've been saving up and I would like to spend between 5 -10 grand on a reliable van that will...
  15. Matt Derrick

    Library News & Blogs Workcamping Jobs for Nomads

    Workcamping Jobs for Nomads By Bob, www.cheaprvliving.com View Original December 27th, 2015 I worked as Campground Host for California Land Management in the Sierra National Forest for 3 years and recommend them. They’ll have a tent at the Big Tent RV Show at the RTR and by the end of the...
  16. K

    Library interesting van dwelling blog - Gypsy Cool

    Greetings Rubbertrampers! I tripped over this website the other day while not looking for information about rubbertramping. I spent a few moments taking it in and thought the community might find something useful here. It is mostly information regarding vandwelling on the west coast, but...