The ordinary-looking blue van has a chimney protruding from the roof.
This leads down to a wood burner in the former window-glazing truck, which a pair of university graduates have converted into an RV.
Stuart Humphreys, 24, and Claire Bragg, 25, from Leeds spent just over £6,000 and two years transforming their second-hand van into what will be their home while they travel around Europe.
FROM TRANSIT VAN TO RV – COST
Van – £3,500
Battery – £100
Solar Panel – £350
Battery charger – £100
Power inverter – £100
Garage consumer unit – £30
12v switches – £20
12 LED 50/50 warm white light strips – £50
Thetford Duplex gas oven/grill – £250
Smev hob and sink combo – £300
Water pump – £20
Insulation – £200
Wood – £350
Screws and miscellaneous – £100
Windows – £300
Wood burner – £250
Total – £6,020
For more stories from off-grid.net search here
Our Our fastest solar ovenBake, roast or steam a meal for two people in minutes, reaching up to 550°F (290°C). GoSun Sport sets the bar for portable solar stoves.
Buy our book - OFF THE GRID - a tour of American off-grid places and people written by Nick Rosen, editor of the off-grid.net web site
Leave a Reply