Video 17 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!
This time we are in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the final stomping ground of John Chapman, AKA Johnny Appleseed. And while General Wayne is credited with the City name after conquering the native american Miami Indians tribe ( then known by the name Kekionga), the kind-hearted Johnny Appleseed enjoyed the company of everyone, including the Indians, all of God’s creatures and his fellow white man whom he shared both sermons as well as apple seeds to grow nourishing fruit trees.
While passing through Reno, Nevada, nearby Scheels Sporting Goods store has fantastic natural life animal displays – some reaching up like a real mountain with hundreds of taxidermy wildlife portrayed in their habitat. So needless to say, if you are looking to buy anything outdoor and sporting goods related, look for it at Scheels – or at least enjoy a wonderful site-seeing experience…but don’t be surprised if you wind up spending more here than the nearby Casinos!
If you have a heavy duty alternator in your RV, you may wish to get 2,000 watts of “free power” when you’re driving down the road (or idling). First off, layout the design with all your accessories. I decided to include both a DC circuit breaker and a battery cut off (on/off) switch between the battery and the Aims Inverter. In this lesson, we will cut 200 amp copper cable, crimp and solder cables, install the AIMS inverter, route cabling, etc.
(see #2 below for detailed setup). First the Phantom 1. Not long after, the Phantom 2 and after some time I also went with the Mavic Pro. But hearing the awesome features of the Mavic Air, I simply couldn’t resist not owning it as well. In this part, I’ll explain my favorite features including the ability to automatically shoot a panoramic photo series!
As we continue our Quartzsite Xscapers Bash 2018 convergence, we are treated to another hot air balloon setup and takeoff before heading out to the famous Desert Bar (4 mile, 30 minute) slow off road ride that’s worth every minute of the trip! Local bands like the “Most Wanted” made it a particularly enjoyable day.
Here’s our secret steps to successfully install your new microwave oven (and discover a few gotchas along the way). So with our RV microwave oven successfully removed (WHEW), it’s time to begin the installation process. First we remove the built-in oven from the case and housing, then make “adjustments” to adapt the new Panasonic microwave oven to (hopefully) fit the old frame chassis and external case. But wait, there’s more! Finally, it’s time to remount the housed microwave oven assembly back in the RV, connect power, figure out what to do with the wires that formerly went to the fans and hood lights, etc, etc. And what could possibly go wrong with the installation, you ask? Stay tuned for more California Travel Videos fun!
Okay, no one enjoys hacking their beloved RV apart in hopes to make life better. But can removing a RV microwave be all that difficult? What could possibly go wrong? Well, I ran into enough challenges to segment the removal and replacement into two shows! So before you tackle RV repairs on your own, check out Part 1 of this video with your eyes wide open prior to tearing apart your beloved RV!
Michael and Grace take one of their grandsons and have fun times using the latest 4K GoPro Fusion dual-camera 360 view recorder! Let’s explore lots of fascinating science exhibits at the San Francisco Exploratorium. Move your mouse or turn your tablet to change views on your screen to enjoy your own unique perspective of our tour exhibits. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to our California Travel Videos channel and COMMENT – what did you like/dislike and what do you suggest in future videos?
From August 12th to August 19th we had the privilege of being in the company of 14 Rotarian’s riding their bikes from Crescent City California all the way to Petaluma. The journey would take us over 300 miles and would take 6 days. The dedicated cadre of Rotarian bike riders, as well as those who followed in the SAG wagons had a common goal,”End Polio Now!” The money raised was matched 2:1 by fellow Rotarians, Bill and Melinda Gates. On Days 5&6 other riders joined us and more than 30 rode into the finish line in Petaluma. We proudly share some of the insights of this ride with you in the following videos. We will also include the highlights video that has been posted on the Petaluma Rotary channel.
P4P Pedal For Polio, Day 1, Crescent City to Trinidad, Bike Ride
On Day 1 we rode from Crescent City to Trinidad – great hosts, staff, riders and everyone had a fantastic day with glorious weather. If you’d like to watch us entertain you, check out our video here (minute 13-20 for a polio perspective)
California Travel Videos is at it again, attending our second of eight (2017) Petaluma Rivertown Revival shows. Between the Steampunk costumers, music, food, art, performances, playtime and more – what’s not to love? (drone video, too) Okay, for us Sonoma County wimps, just be sure to hydrate and avoid getting too much sun 😉