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Notes for the Shop – Power Up!

June 5, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Notes for the Shop – Power Up!

Generator Service Keeps the Juice Pumping by Noah Turner  Summer is here once again, and that means ifs time to get your RV in tip-top shape so you can get back out on the road. RVers typically pay attention to every detail of their coach to ensure that ifs road-ready, but all too often, they [...]

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?

May 19, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

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 [...]

Staying Safe

May 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

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 [...]

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 [...]

The RV Doctor – Correct Care & Maintenance of Your RV Slideout

May 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The RV Doctor – Correct Care & Maintenance of Your RV Slideout

The RV Doctor – By Gary Bunzer One of the more prominent external features on any RV, slide rooms are designed to be more “high tech” than “high maintenance.”  From an RV owner’s perspective, it’s the one advanced feature that requires the least amount of attention, comparatively. However, slideouts can become problematic, especially when totally neglected. But [...]

Good Sam GPS Makes RV Routing Simple

May 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Good Sam GPS Makes RV Routing Simple

Powered by Rand McNally®, this easy to operate GPS system is packed with features designed especially for the needs of RVers. Built by Rand McNally especially for the Good Sam Club, this 7″ high definition GPS provides easy, safe routing for RVs or other large vehicles. It also offers a Car mode for use in [...]

Good Sam Culinary Experience

May 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Good Sam Culinary Experience

Chef Bob Blumer Serves Up Fun Salmon Treats Culinary adventurer, chef, cookbook author and seven time Guinness World Record holder Bob Blumer returns to the Camping World/Good Sam Rally this year to transform ordinary ingredients into wow-inspiring dishes. Look for Blumer June 13, 14 and 15 in our demo kitchen at Syracuse’s Empire Expo Center. [...]

Water – Drink Up!

May 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Water – Drink Up!

Bottled water enjoys growing popularity for convenient, portable and healthy hydration. Water. It makes up about 60% of the average human body. Because you lose some of that water going about your daily activities, especially in warmer weather, you need to replenish your body’s water supply daily. But do you ever stop to think about the [...]

Proper Jeep Procedure

May 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Proper Jeep Procedure

Proper Jeep Procedure Q: I’ve read a lot of articles about towing, thinking that I knew almost everything I needed to know. Well, recently I purchased a used 2010 Jeep Wrangler Sport automatic in great shape. I’ve traveled to Florida for the past three years to store my 2010 Sportscoach Cross Country, as we all [...]

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