Pez Factory, Ocean, & First Burger in Connecticut

Pez Factory, Ocean, & First Burger in Connecticut

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My name is Eric and I travel with my cat, “Jax” in a 2001 Chevy Fleetwood Tioga Arrow 24D Class C RV. We travel about 35 miles a day chasing 70 degrees year-round. Here is my gear & some popular questions answered:

Gear: (UPDATED)*
*Video: Canon M50 with 11-22mm EF-M Lens
*Stabilizer: Zhiyun Crane 2
*Additional Lenses: Canon 50mm,15-45mm, & 10-18mm
*Audio: (On Camera) Rode VideoMic Pro+ With Rycote VMP+ Deadcat
*GoPro Hero 6 Silver with Purple Panda Lavalier Lapel mic for Driving Narration
*GoPro Hero 4 Black for Timelapses
*SJ4000 for driving shots out the front window.
Time Lapses: Gopro Hero 4: 2 second intervals. Sped up 1200x, cropped 4K down to 1080 for panning
Night Lapses: Gopro Hero 4 Black manual settings: 800 ISO, 30 second Shutter, 3000K WB, Protune On
Slow Motion: Shot 1080p 240fps. Reduced to 8% in Post Production
Additional Audio: Sony ICD-PX333
Editing Laptop: 2015 MacBook Pro 2.8ghz i7 16GB Ram, 500 SSD
Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Editing Encoder: Adobe Encoder – Presets: MP4 VBR H.264 16mbps
Aerial Drone Shots: DJI Phantom 3 Standard Shot in 2.7K Downscaled to 1080p
RV MPG: 9-11mpg depending on generator use. (7.4L 454 Chevy) 78,000 miles
Bike: 2014 Yamaha TW200 Dual Sport Enduro 70mpg
Solar: 500 watts on tilting brackets on roof. 5 AGM batteries totaling 400 amp hours
Mobile Wifi: AT&T Unlimited
Music: www.youtube.com/audiolibrary
Jax is a MaineCoon/Ragdoll Tabby mix. He weighs 24.8lbs. Born April 21st 2010.
RV is 24 Feet Long
Tennessee Hayride by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Artist: http://audionautix.com/

Email: nwnomadicfanatic@gmail.com

Mail:
Eric Jacobs
PO Box 1463
Olympia, WA 98507

50 replies
  1. Janice Lalla
    Janice Lalla says:

    Just saw a post on facebook that Wild Bill’s is closing for good and liquidating, so maybe on your way down you can check it out again! I will give more detail if i see more, and BTW, I shared this video on their page today!

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  2. calibehr
    calibehr says:

    Always enjoy your travels wherever you go. You are so awesome at this – just love you and Jax. Speaking of the non-potable water, I wonder if the pipes have lead or other heavy metals and that’s what makes them non-potable…

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  3. Patricia Peters
    Patricia Peters says:

    I love your videos but sometimes I wish you would just point the camera where you are so we can see more of it less of you. Not that I dont like you I do I just want to see the view.

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  4. Richard D
    Richard D says:

    Dude you needed to get a Burger at Louis Lunch ! They have these old grills and I think you get mustard and pickle only . You could of had a beer at meet some people . Damn what a massive fail .

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  5. Stephen Johnson
    Stephen Johnson says:

    Eric that is Long Island Sound but Connecticut has great beaches especially Hamanassett State Beach in Madison. Rhode Island (the Ocean State) is open ocean and amazing surf. Sorry to say Wild Bill died a few years ago not sure who runs it now.

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  6. Adventures 2 Be Had
    Adventures 2 Be Had says:

    Super surprised you didn’t take the time to eat that burger! It’s world famous! You love burgers!!! Wendy’s… smh

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  7. Betty InArkansas
    Betty InArkansas says:

    Neat video and too bad Wild Bill’s was closed. That place had a massive amount of artwork. Wonder who did a lot of the murals? I’m one that likes quirky and eclectic places and things too😉 Not a fan of clowns😱👀🤡😵 Take care and thanks for sharing the sights and sounds along your travels👍🇺🇸

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  8. Huntress Habits
    Huntress Habits says:

    I truly enjoy your videos….watched a few recent ones and decided to start your Lincoln highway trip….I can’t wait until I’m full time on the road!!

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  9. 1sheinz
    1sheinz says:

    Great episode. On the water at the dump site, it is potable, as a note nowhere in americas have seperate water systems potable and not potable. The likely reason is that people use that tap to rinse their dump hose and might contaminate the tap. Touch wood, i’ve used thiis tap too many times to count and not got sick yet. So if nessisity prevails it’s OK

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  10. Gene Sullivan
    Gene Sullivan says:

    I remember that traffic light and an officer being inside when i was a boy back in the 60’s! To bad you missed out on a real hamburg in Meriden at "Ted’s Steamed Cheese Burgers"

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  11. Theresa Boothby
    Theresa Boothby says:

    I’ve been to Louis Lunch. The burgers are great! They cook in specially made ovens and racks. They serve them on good old fashioned white bread. And you can’t ask for ketchup. I’ll definitely have to look for that traffic control tower in Meriden, very cool! Safe travels. Enjoy your New England Sojourn.

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  12. Cory Palmer
    Cory Palmer says:

    Man, you should have gone to Friendlies to get your burger and shake while in CT. That is, if they’re still around. It’s always hot and humid in CT during the summer. Still, I loved living there.

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  13. prontsc
    prontsc says:

    Dude, it’s the original hamburger because it’s between bread. Hamburger originates from Hamburg. Germany where no egg and bread crumbs are used differing it from a Fricadelle or Boulette that has the 2 ingredients.

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