Built To Go! A #Vanlife Podcast

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030 Contest Winner, Troubleshooting with Occam, Encounter at Standing Rock, Brown Signs.

July 8, 2020

We announce the winner of our contest, troubleshoot with Lord Occam, have an encounter at Standing Rock and point out the importance of brown signs.

COVID-19 is growing stronger, but we can still travel! We just need to do a few things different. We'll also discuss the important of ground wires, review a Dometic toilet, joyously recommend commercialtrucktrader.com, visit the Timberline Lodge and tell a boat ramp story. 

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  • CONTEST WINNER: Brian from North Carolina! Congratulations!
    • We'll have other contests in the future.

  • Tales From the Road
    • A trip to Standing Rock turns into an encounter with the locals. 
  • Resource Recommendation
    • Brown Signs

      • Take the time to stop and see things that "Historic Markers" or "Scenic View" signs are pointing to. It's a great way to learn about a place and take a moment to appreciate where you are. 
  • Tech Talk: Lord Occam's Method 

    • Lord Occam said "The simplest solution is likely correct." But every new piece of evidence requires you to apply it again. 
  • Product Review: Flottebo Ikea Table
    • The brackets are an odd shape, but if you're looking for a $30 solution to having a swing away table in your van, this might be the ticket.
    • Ikea Flottebo Side Table