July 2013

Give Hugs, One Blanket at a Time

July 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Give Hugs, One Blanket at a Time

When is a blanket more than a blanket? When it’s a “hug.” Children in need of a reassuring hug have been receiving blankets fashioned by Georgia’s Singing Sams chapter of the Good Sam Club since 2006. That’s when chapter members first got together at an RV campout to make tied fringe blankets for the nonprofit [...]

Easy Dessert – Orange Fluff

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Easy Dessert – Orange Fluff

Orange Fluff – An Easy Dessert to Whip Up 1 small container of cottage cheese 1 small can of mandarin oranges, drained 1 small can of crushed pineapple, drained 1 small package of orange Jello.., 1 container of Cool Whip.., Mix all ingredients well. Refrigerate for at least an hour and serve. Recipe provided by [...]

RV Horse Sense: Stop Feeding Horses that Aren’t Working

July 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

RV Horse Sense: Stop Feeding Horses that Aren’t  Working

By Gale Banks Today’s gasoline-burning motorhomes are seriously underpowered. Even when outfitted with the most contemporary engines, there doesn’t seem to be an improvement in overall performance. As the engine makers have added power, the motorhome manufacturers have added weight to their coaches. So you have never-increasing, and even decreasing, motorhome performance. This is a [...]

On the Level

July 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

On the Level

Leveling & stabilizing your RV is fast and easy with the right equipment. – by Alan Lidstone Longer, heavier chassis have given RVs increased carrying capacity and more living space, with multiple slideouts and full-wall slides even bath-and-a-halfs! New engine and transmission offerings in tow vehicles have increased towing capabilities, allowing RVers with towables to [...]

Follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail – Part 2

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Follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail – Part 2

We are completing our visit to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, with stops at Woodford Reserve, Four Roses, Wild Turkey and Buffalo Trace. (Buffalo Trace, owned by Sazerac of New Orleans, is not on the official trail.) Woodford Reserve Our journey continues near historic Versailles at popular Woodford Reserve, the smallest distillery in Kentucky and also the [...]

Easy Dessert – Orange Fluff

July 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Easy Dessert – Orange Fluff

Orange Fluff – An Easy Dessert to Whip Up 1 small container of cottage cheese 1 small can of mandarin oranges, drained 1 small can of crushed pineapple, drained 1 small package of orange Jello.., 1 container of Cool Whip.., Mix all ingredients well. Refrigerate for at least an hour and serve. Recipe provided by [...]

Ask The RV Doctor – Sinking Roof

July 8, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

by Gary Bunzer Q: I have a roof air conditioner that is causing the RV roof to sink in. It’s on an older RV and water is pooling around the base and causing a leak. What can I do to re-brace the roof and raise it back to normal? —Tom Scot,  Shinglehouse, PA A: Tom, [...]

Rubber Slide Wiper

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Rubber Slide Wiper

Q: I recently bought a fifthwheel trailer. This is the first trailer I’ve had with slideouts. What purpose do the rubber wipes around the slide-outs serve? I have wipes on the inside and the outside. I can see that a wipe on the outside should stop water, leaves, etc. from coming into the unit when [...]

Land of Liberty – Philadelphia

July 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

By Peter Bryant Philadelphia is home to some of the most historic sites in America. The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were created here, and even today large parts of the old city survive in a fascinating blend of historic must-sees and vibrant neighborhoods. Philadelphia is also a large and exciting modern city, [...]

Ho Hum RV Park Overlooks Gulf Coast Paradise in Florida

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Ho Hum RV Park Overlooks Gulf Coast Paradise in Florida

Along the warm and peaceful Gulf Coast, four miles east of Carrabelle, Florida, in the beautiful Lanark Village, you’ll encounter the exquisite Ho-Hum RV Park. Maneuver your rig to a space overlooking the gorgeous white sand beach and enjoy watching dolphins play in the ocean and birds frolic in the surf. For early-risers, embrace the ultimate [...]

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