September 2010

RecSportWorld.com Joins the Smile & Save Program

September 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

RecSportWorld.com Joins the Smile & Save Program

We are pleased to announce RecSportWorld as one of our newest Good Sam Smile & Save discount partners! An on-line retailer providing top-quality, name-brand RV accessories, camping products, cooking accessories, barbeque and open fire products, personal care items, inflatable pool toys, and more, RecSportWorld has much to offer. Good Sam members can shop from home [...]

RV Product of the Month – Maxxair Fan/Mate

September 28, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

RV Product of the Month – Maxxair Fan/Mate

Let fresh air in and keep foul weather and debris out with the Maxxair Fan/Mate. The protective cover fits over most existing RV ceiling fans or vents, and its galvanized screen and louvers keep rain and tree leaves off fan blades without sacrificing ventilation. Constructed of high-strength polyethylene with UV inhibitors, the Fan/Mate’s hinged opening [...]

A Motorhome Story, “How We Got Started”

September 28, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Good Sam Club Member: Jim Maehl In 1976 I had the privilege of working aboard The Motor Vessel Wild Goose owned by John Wayne.  I served as Captain aboard the vessel.  The MV Wild Goose is 136 foot vessel converted from a minesweeper into John Wayne’s private yacht. I was planning a vacation with my [...]

From Up Yonder to Down Under – Comparing RVing in America vs Australia

September 28, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

From Up Yonder to Down Under – Comparing RVing in America vs Australia

by Paula Loehr R.N. Most experienced RVers have a “bucket list” of RV camping adventures they want to experience before their days of rolling down the road come to a close. The whys and wherefores of those dream trips are favorite topics of conversation around RV rally banquet tables and campfire circles. Ever since the [...]

SamAlert: Workhorse Announces Brake Recall Remedy

September 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Workhorse Custom Chassis recently announced that the redesigned service brake caliper assemblies, which represent the final remedy for recall 50901-C, are now available at authorized Workhorse service centers or dealerships.

How To Get Started On The Road To Health

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

How To Get Started On The Road To Health

Everyone knows that exercising is beneficial to your health, in some cases, even life saving. So why isn’t everyone exercising? While reasons for not attempting a program or failing at one varies from person to person, many Americans simply lack the “know how” to begin an exercise program and sticking to it. Here are four [...]

RV camping promotes healthy, personalized adventures.

September 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

RV camping promotes healthy, personalized adventures.

By Paula Loehr, R.N. & RVer All modes of travel are not created equally. Just ask someone who’s enduring a sleepless night in a noisy airport or whose legs are wedged against the next seat forward on a crowded minibus tour. Free thinkers who are masters of their own travel destinies tend to wave goodbye [...]

Welcome 10 New RV Parks to the Good Sam Park Network – Sept 18

September 17, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Welcome 10 New RV Parks to the Good Sam Park Network – Sept 18

Rest assured that when you stay at a Good Sam Park you can expect every park will be clean, safe and comfortable, meeting the high standards Good Sam members count on. Trapper Creek Inn General Store & Campground – Trapper Creek, AK Emmaus Motorcoach & RV Resort – Summerdale, AL Arkadelphia Campground & RV Park [...]

Change of Heart in the Heart of Texas

September 17, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Change of Heart in the Heart of Texas

Last winter, while vacationing in South Padre Island, Texas, the air dryer in my 2000 Bounder motorhome failed and I was stuck at the campground. Good Sam Emergency Road Service towed my motorhome to Tire One Truck and Trailer Shop in Brownsville. Tire One’s owner said he’d change the air dryer kit and the compressor [...]

Sam Alert: Latest RV-Related Recalls from NHTSA

September 17, 2010 by · 8 Comments 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued recall notices for the following products related to the recreational vehicle industry.

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