Action Line: Workhorse Worries

Action Line: Workhorse Worries

August 23, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Dear Action Line, I am a Life member of the Good Sam Club. I own a 2005 Coachmen Santara motorhome with a W22 Workhorse chassis, serial number 5B4MP67G843390892. In May 2010 I experienced a seizure of the front-left brake caliper. This was a terrifying experience, as my wife and I were traveling 60 mph along [...]

The Flow Was Slow

The Flow Was Slow

June 22, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Submitted by Lee Jungkans, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin I have found that using a water-mattress style water tank for transporting water works great while boondocking. Usually, the difficulty in dry-camping lies in transporting the water on the roof and trying not to lose any while the vehicle is in motion. Additionally, the water-fill inlet on my trailer [...]

It’s No Joke

It’s No Joke

April 21, 2011 by · 7 Comments 

By Fred Wilson, Stockton, California While you’re parked in some areas, certain people think it’s fun to release your fifth-wheel hitch, which will cause your trailer to tear up your truck bed and tailgate when you drive away. To stop this, I replaced the bolt in my fifth-wheel hitch with an eyebolt on the pull [...]

Lucky To Be Alive!

Lucky To Be Alive!

April 21, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

By Good Sam Club Member Ursula Jourdan A few years ago, when I was relatively new to RVing, I owned a 23-foot Class C motorhome and I learned some lessons I will always remember. I must have thought there were not going to be any grocery stores along the way because I stocked all my cabinets to [...]

RVers of the Year

RVers of the Year

January 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Not content with enjoying a quiet retirement, Don and Marilyn Buller built an army of RVing volunteers By John Sullaway Good Sam Club Highways January 2011 A makeshift campsite with no hookups or amenities in a neighborhood strewn with rubble isn’t the ideal place for an RV vacation. But for Don and Marilyn Buller, camping [...]

Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service Member Experiences

March 12, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Have you ever wondered what is the most common reason your fellow Good Sam ERS members call for assistance on their Motorhome, Travel Trailer, 5th wheel or their auto? It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the calls we receive most frequently are for tire related problems. Of the more than 140,000 dispatches we perform on an [...]