May 2013

Boulevard of America U.S. 80 – Part 3

May 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Boulevard of America U.S. 80 – Part 3

Sightseeing in the South Fort Worth/Dallas, TX to Shreveport, LA By Pam Selbert  The road trip that began in San Diego, California, follows Old U.S. Highway 80 to Yuma, Arizona, on to Dallas and continues to Alabama–but with a difference. West of Dallas, although it can still be driven on a patchwork of roads bearing [...]

Nasty Toilet

May 26, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Nasty Toilet

Q: We recently bought a 28- foot travel trailer, and this is our first experience RV camping. The problem we’re having is that when we flush the toilet it seems like air is coming back through the water, which creates a problem in flushing. It actually splashes hard enough to splatter out of the bowl. [...]

How Level Is Level?

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How Level Is Level?

How Level Is Level? Q: I’ve read articles about the importance of leveling an RV when operating an absorption refrigerator. This is done to prolong the life of the unit and provide efficient operation. However, in none of the articles does it mention how level is level. It’s virtually impossible to get an RV perfectly [...]

Boulevard of America US 80 – Part 2 Exploring the Southwest Yuma, AZ to Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

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Boulevard of America US 80 – Part 2 Exploring the Southwest Yuma, AZ to Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

By Pam Selbert This is the second installment of four on a year-long cross-country trek on Historic U.S. Highway 80. The first installment covered the old route from San Diego, California to Yuma, Arizona. In this installment, our trip continues east into Texas. As we begin this second leg of our eastward sojourn along the [...]

Staying Safe

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Staying Safe

Play It Safe When You Head Out to Play Keeping your family and your property safe on the road is a top priority when you head out on an RV or camping trip. Staying safe is easy when you make the right preparations. Here are some tips to make sure your next trip results in [...]

Boulevard of America US 80 – Part 2 Exploring the Southwest Yuma, AZ to Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

May 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Boulevard of America US 80 – Part 2 Exploring the Southwest Yuma, AZ to Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

By Pam Selbert This is the second installment o four year-long cross-country trek on Historic U.S. Highway 80. The first installment covered the old route from San Diego, California to Yuma, Arizona. In this installment, our trip continues east into Texas. As we begin this second leg of our eastward sojourn along the path of [...]

Dealing with High Blood Pressure on the Road

May 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Dealing with High Blood Pressure on the Road

by Diane Barnet, R.N. Blood pressure (B/P) is a measure of the volume of blood the heart pumps and the amount of resistance in the arteries. High blood pressure can lead to narrowing and thickening of the arteries, stroke, heart attack and kidney disease. There are no symptoms except in long untreated cases, which may [...]

Action Line – TIRED TIRES AND SOGGY ROOF

May 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Action Line – TIRED TIRES AND SOGGY ROOF

We purchased a 2002 Newmar motorhome from Washington’s Poulsbo RV last July. At that time we were shown a checklist of all the things checked by the Poulsbo RV techs, including the roof and tires. We asked if these checks indicated they were all working and OK, and the response was yes. Since then, we [...]

Action Line – NOT-ON-THE-LEVEL AXLES

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Action Line – NOT-ON-THE-LEVEL AXLES

Good Sam to the Rescue – SINCE SEPTEMBER 2005 AMOUNT RECOVERED $685,082.71 Since its inception 32 years ago, Good Sam’s consumer-resolution program has helped clear up thousands of misunderstandings between members and businesses. With 1.2 million members, the Good Sam Club has the clout to cut through red tape so refunds can be expedited, claims approved or [...]

New Member Benefit – Auto Buying Service

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New Member Benefit – Auto Buying Service

Coming Soon! NEW MEMBER BENEFIT – Good Sam Auto Buying Service Receive low, established member pricing on vehicles! Members already save on camping, purchases at Camping World SuperCenters, on fuel and on services including Roadside Assistance and Extended Service Plans. We are very excited to announce the soon to be available Good Sam Auto Buying Service! [...]

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