Outlaw...It's hard to believe a year & half have already gone by since we took custody of our AS...
Yes, we traveled a bit, many short trips of just under 100 miles from our Northern Calif home port - up into the Sierra Nevada Mountains and over the the Pacific Coast - we have lots of places nearby here in Calif, we're indeed 'spoiled' in that regard with deserts, mountains and lots of coastline to visit!
We haven't had the time off to take off on a Road Trek, as we did in 2006 in our Lance camper (six weeks) - but perhaps 2010 will be our year to 'hit the road' again...
We've added some more stuff to our AS since I took those photos above...
1. replaced original hitch coupler with a SS QuickBite coupler.
2. added a third battery in an alum box mounted behind the propane cylinders on the tongue.
3. replaced original gaucho with a futon from Ikea, added new fabric wall panels to match the futon's blue color, and new fabric panels in the bedroom to match.
4. replaced all the curtains with roll down OceanAir shades from AS.
5. installed a Travel'er self seeking Sat DISH antenna on the roof, with a 22 inch LCD HDTV inside
6. installed a 1500
7. removed the two sliding rear bath doors and replaced with an accordion type door
8. added a small catalytic heater, forward, to take the chill off those early mornings when up in the high Sierra's...
9. ripped out all the old carpet and installed some laminated flooring...
10. replaced both waste tank dump valves.
11. replaced the 6 gal water heater with a auto ignition type
12. replaced the water pump with a variable flow type - much improved the water system!
13. installed a three-flag bracket up front to fly our choice of about 40 flags we carry with us - I try to change the flags every day or so when we camp, and if I forget, I sometimes get requests from fellow campers to see what flags I'll fly next!
14, installed a continuous 'run' of BLUE 12 volt
rope lights all around the lower belt line of our AS - to tie in with our AS's name - BLUE HALO...you don't really even know the lights are there until I turn em' on at night!
And the 'fun' continues...I guess we'll never be completely done, but we try to use the 'Halo' when ever we get the chance - we had a big storm run through our home port area a couple of months ago, and the power was out for about 36 hours, so we hooked up the Honda generator, deployed the Sat antenna, fired up the heater and went 'camping' in our yard for a couple of days - it's sure great to have a 'backup' guest house available when needed -