June 2013

Good Sam Makes It Right

June 30, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Good Sam Makes It Right

Oregon Good Sam member Jimmie Smith asked Action Line to help out when the dealer and manufacturer of his new toy hauler didn’t fix the problems with his mattress and sleeper-sofa. We own a 2013 Eclipse Attitude toy hauler that we bought new on April 28, 2012, from Guaranty RV in Junction City, Oregon. We’ve [...]

Special Smile & Save Offer from Fantasy RV Tours

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Special Smile & Save Offer from Fantasy RV Tours

Members who book now through Sept. 1st for select 2014 RV caravans and rallies will receive a Camping World gift card worth $100 for caravans and $50 for rallies! And, this offer is in addition to the Fantasy RV Tours’ Smile & Save discounts offering members $50 savings on rallies and $100 savings on caravans. [...]

Reach for the Sky

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Reach for the Sky

Join the Good Sam Club for high-flying fun and philanthropy at Arizona’s fourth annual Havasu Balloon Festival Next January Good Sam members can join tens of thousands of spectators watching hot-air balloons soar high above London Bridge at Arizona’s Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair, North America’s largest January balloon event. Beyond experiencing the thrill of [...]

Ask The RV Doctor – 6-Volt Charging

June 26, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Ask The RV Doctor – 6-Volt Charging

Ask The RV Doctor – by Gary Bunzer Q: Dear Gary, Is there a way to charge my two 6-volt batteries with a regular stand-alone battery charger? If so, how would you hook up the positive and negative charger clamps? —George Pimentel, Fresno, California A: George, I’m going to assume you are referring to a [...]

Weight on Springs

June 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Weight on Springs

Q: My brother and I have GM dually pickups and 12ó-foot slide-in campers. My brother feels that when he isn’t using his pickup and camper he should raise the camper up on its jacks to take the weight off the pickup springs. My feeling is that many smaller motorhomes are built on similar chassis and [...]

Defeat the Heat

June 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Defeat the Heat

Is Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer? Camp comfortably and beat summer’s heat and humidity with an RV air conditioner that’s in top operating condition. A little preventive care before the really hot days ahead will help ensure that you don’t experience problems with your RV’s cooling system. Air Conditioner Check-up Here are some things [...]

Syracuse Rally update

June 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Syracuse Rally update

Syracuse has been experiencing extraordinary rainfall over the last two weeks. Due to the extreme rainfall the existing fairgrounds RV parking lots have become un-parkable. Your safety and security is our number one priority, thus a decision was made to direct traffic to the Destiny Mall which is just a short distance to the fairgrounds. [...]

Conserving Our Outdoor Heritage

June 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Conserving Our Outdoor Heritage

By Betsy Model We’ve all heard the term “your tax dollars at work”. All too often it seems to be uttered in sarcasm after an unfortunate delay or mistake made from somewhere within a government agency. But take heart: your tax dollars are also going toward some of the best rewards an RV owner could [...]

RV Camping with a Purpose

June 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

RV Camping with a Purpose

Getting into the Good Samaritan spirit in western Manitoba The Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Good Sam organization connects seven chapters that get a kick out of RV camping. These Good Sam groups bring together friendly RVers who not only have fun together, they look out for one other, both on the highway and in the campground. In [...]

Good Sam Is in Your Corner

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Good Sam Is in Your Corner

Wisconsin Good Sam member Claude Cahoon asked Action Line to step in on his behalf when he was billed for two months’ OnStar charges after he’d canceled the service: In 2010 I purchased a new Chevy Aveo to tow behind our motorhome. I signed up for the OnStar service and had it for two years [...]

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