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GMAC Storage Tips

October 14, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

GMAC Storage Tips

How to store your RV in the winter so you’ll by happy next spring. A few hours spent winterizing your RV will pay big dividends when the weather turns nice again. And don’t forget to check your insurance policy for possible savings while your RV is in storage—that could pay big dividends as well. Here [...]

Snowbird Lifestyle – Join the migration of RVers who flee the snow and follow the sun

October 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Snowbird Lifestyle – Join the migration of RVers who flee the snow and follow the sun

Just as the autumn season brings on cooler temperatures and a colorful display of foliage, so too it reminds us of the oncoming chill of winter that follows: snow, ice, and bone-chilling cold. You’re familiar with the drill: dig out the snow shovel, take the snow blower on a test run, and pull out the [...]

Be Winter-Wise and Winterize

September 30, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Be Winter-Wise and Winterize

 Proper winterization of your RV’s water system is essential to prevent costly freeze damage when temperatures take a dive. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting your RV ready for Old Man Winter’s cold temperatures. Step 1: Drain the Tanks Drain any remaining fresh water from the fresh water holding tank and from the water heater. [...]

Have Arthritis? Still Can Travel!

September 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Have Arthritis? Still Can Travel!

By Joy Graham If you have some type of arthritis, you are just one of the 37 million people in America who suffer with this condition. There are over 170 different types of arthritis but they all have one thing in common: arthritis causes inflammation of one or more joints. Symptoms may include: • Joint pain • Redness the [...]

Gimme a Brake

August 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Gimme a Brake

Braking What’s Behind You Makes Towing Safer Whether you tow a car behind your motorhome or a 5th wheel or travel trailer behind your truck, the weight of the towed item significantly impacts your stopping distance and time, both affecting the safety of your towing arrangement. Laws of Motion The second law of motion states [...]

TV Viewing

August 18, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

TV Viewing

Q: I have a 2003 Class A Georgie Boy motorhome, and the front TV cabinet began to bounce apart. After repairing it, I decided to swap the original 42-pound TV with an LED HD unit weighing 7 pounds. I found a 22-inch Samsung that fit inside the cabinet with space for rubber padding on the [...]

The Leader of the Pack: A Guide to Traveling With Pets

August 7, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Leader of the Pack: A Guide to Traveling With Pets

by Brent Peterson Anyone who owns a pet probably has no trouble admitting that their four-legged friends (and birds and fish, too) are truly part of the family. And as such, their furry friends are entitled to all the perks and benefits of family membership, including travel. Would you load up the RV for that [...]

Perform an AC Checkup

August 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Perform an AC Checkup

Follow these maintenance tips to ensure that you stay cool and collected during the summer The dog days of summer seem intent on pushing the mercury to new heights. Fortunately, RV air conditioners can turn a potential oven into a cool, comfy refuge. Take the following steps to ensure that your main source of climate [...]

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 [...]

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