December 2010

Join Affinity Events at one of our family fun RV shows

December 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Join Affinity Events at one of our family fun RV shows

Affinity Events is ready for another RV season with a vast selection of the newest RV models and camping supplies available at RV shows throughout the country. The 2011 spring RV show season kicks off during the first week of January in Greensboro, North Carolina, with the 22nd annual North Carolina RV & Camping Show, [...]

RVing through 2011 – Camping Resolutions for a New Year

December 30, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

RVing through 2011 – Camping Resolutions for a New Year

by Paula Loehr, R.N. In the time-honored tradition of ”campfires n’ marshmallows” or ”tires and pressure gauges,“ the arrival of a new year pairs well with all kinds of resolutions. While you’re pondering personal goals for 2011, take time to consider your RV-related resolutions for the incoming New Year, and set out to make them [...]

Two Zone A/C wiring – Action Line

December 29, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

Two Zone A/C wiring – Action Line

By Betty Abramson I am hoping that you may be able to help me with a problem. My wife and l own a 2008 Newmar Cypress fifth-wheel that we purchased new. When we bought our fifth-wheel, we also bought an extended warranty. The warranty was purchased through a company called National Warranty of Florida. The [...]

RVers Helping Other RVers

December 28, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

RVers Helping Other RVers

The Good Sam Club’s Parking Rights Council came to the aid of Good Sam members Rick and Sharon Alm recently, and just in the nick of time. In their home town of Las Cruces, New Mexico, the city council started considering an ordinance that would have required residents’ RV pads to be more than five [...]

Attention Keystone Travel Trailer Owners!

December 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Attention Keystone Travel Trailer Owners!

Keystone is recalling certain model year 2011 travel trailers equipped with 15″ x 6″ white spoke or modular design steel wheels with a six-hole bolt pattern. Some of the wheels may have inadequate weld penetration between the outer ring and the center plate due to improper plate alignment. Consequence: There could be a potential wheel [...]

Texas Hill Country – RV Camping

December 27, 2010 by · 8 Comments 

Texas Hill Country – RV Camping

by Dee Reed Imagine a region in the Lone Star State that offers you miles of natural beauty, recreational areas, and activity options including camping, fishing, hunting, boating, skiing, motorcycling, bird-watching, and bicycling. There are caverns, castles, aquariums, river runs, scenic drives, and Stonehenge II. In addition, quaint towns and large cities dot the area. [...]

“Ask a Solar Expert”

December 26, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

“Ask a Solar Expert”

By James Mannett RV solar systems can be designed many different ways to perform many different functions. They can consist of one very small panel for battery maintenance (trickle charging) applications or many large panels together with charging devices and an inverter, which can provide most or all of an RV’s electrical needs. Many RVs [...]

The Detangler – RV Tech Tips

December 24, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The Detangler – RV Tech Tips

Tony Hare, Peru, Indiana My wife likes to travel with several necklaces that have pendants. While the trailer is moving, the necklaces always seem to wrap themselves around each other and into knots. Tired of being the official “necklace-knot untier,” I came up with a way to keep the necklaces from getting tangled: I put [...]

Fighting Musty Odors – RV Tech Tips

December 23, 2010 by · 7 Comments 

Fighting Musty Odors – RV Tech Tips

Valentine Maickel, San Antonio, Texas Some time ago, my wife discovered that the under-bed storage area in our 21-foot trailer smelled a little musty. This particular model has exterior access doors on both sides. We decided that we needed to leave these doors open for a period of time to circulate fresh air, but we [...]

Awesome Alaska – Member Story

December 22, 2010 by · 6 Comments 

Awesome Alaska – Member Story

Good Sam Club Member Theresa and Chris VanderHorst I just read the wonderful story about Alaska by Good Sam Club Member Ruth Stoll, Hudson, Florida. Wow! It actually seemed just like our experience this past summer. My husband and I volunteered for the Alaska State Parks at Willow Creek State Recreation Area (SRA) along the [...]

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