March 2011

Attention Heartland/North Country 2010/11 RV Owners! — SamAlert

March 31, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Attention Heartland/North Country 2010/11 RV Owners! — SamAlert

Heartland is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 North Trail Travel Trailers. The suspension can come in contact with the LP pipe mounted on the frame under the trailer above the equalizer arm. Continued contact could cause a leak to develop. Component: Equipment:Recreational Vehicle:LPG systems Potential number of units affected: 589 Consequence: This occurrence could have [...]

Banff and Beyond

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Banff and Beyond

by Dee Reed RVers too set on their destination will often miss the real adventure — the trip. When RVing to Lake Louise and Banff in Alberta, Canada, travel the Bow Valley Parkway — a stop-and-smell-the-roses kind of driving route. Take in incomparable views on either side of your RV. Stop at interpretive panels that [...]

Solar Powered Fridgerators

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Solar Powered Fridgerators

By James Mannett Propane fridge fires in RV’s combined with a demand for more fridge space is driving more new RV buyers to purchase the ‘Household Fridge‘ option.  Tiffin motorhomes reports the household fridge option to be the most popular.  But, what happens when boondocking for extended periods? And, if solar power is to be [...]

Tap That App

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Want to find campgrounds? There’s an app for that. Good Sam’s free iPhone application is coming soon. With it, you can search for North American RV parks and campgrounds directly from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Click Here and sign up to be one of the first to know when Good Sam’s mobile app [...]

Welcome New Good Sam Parks — April

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Get ready for Spring & Summer. We have several new Good Sam Parks to announce. Leisure Landing RV Park — Hot Springs, Arkansas Indian Skies RV Resort — Coolidge, Arizona Desert Trails RV Park & Golf Course — El Centro, California Grassy Key RV Park & Resort — Marathon, Florida Jim Thorpe Camping Resort — [...]

Country Superstar Vince Gill to Headline The Good Sam Rally

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Country Superstar Vince Gill to Headline The Good Sam Rally

The Rally, presented by DISH Network Country Music Hall of Famer set to perform in Redmond, Oregon July 15 To thrill rally attendees this year, The Good Sam Rally, presented by DISH Network, announced today that they have booked award winning County Music artist Vince Gill to perform Friday evening July 15th at the Deschutes [...]

Is the Fridge Fixed Yet? — Action Line

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Is the Fridge Fixed Yet? — Action Line

By Betty Abramson On November 10, 2010, we had our refrigerator serviced for the Norcold recall issue. Then on November 26, 2010, our refrigerator stopped working. The code told us we must have a service repair person fix the problem. Since this was the day after Thanksgiving, and we were in the middle of North [...]

Hold That Cargo

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Hold That Cargo

Annette O’Donnel, Mesa, Arizona We have a side-by-side closet, which came with a very large shelf. In order to prevent items from toppling out, we purchased an elastic cargo net, which can be found at most auto-parts stores. Just screw in some hooks (around the shelf area) and when traveling, loop the ends of the [...]

Catherine’s Landing at Hot Springs

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Catherine’s Landing at Hot Springs

Hot Springs, Arkansas With more than a mile of gorgeous Lake Catherine water frontage, Catherine’s Landing is certainly creating a buzz in the camping world. This newest RVC Outdoor Destination is scheduled to officially open in early April and will be offering guests a variety of camping options, including RV sites, RVC Resort Cottages, and [...]

Get Your RV In Shape For Summer

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By Ken Freund After a long winter, the elements can be really tough on trailers, campers, tow vehicles, and motorhomes, especially if they’re left exposed outdoors. Now’s the time to get a jump on summer by preparing your RV for the road. Don’t wait until the day before, as there won’t be time to solve [...]

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