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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 913

Welcome to RVtravel.com, "The RVers' Voice of Reason." Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 19th...
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RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1171

Thursday, September 19, 2019 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and small-space living tips from the...
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RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1170

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and small-space living tips from the...
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Wife questions need for RV macerator pump

Dear RV Shrink: We live in our nice fifth wheel about nine months of the year. It came pretty well loaded with amenities, so we...
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Electric motorhome adds range – Will it be enough?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Hop in your motorhome and never buy gas or diesel? That will soon be the reality in Europe –...
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Cape Cod KOA to host Crantoberfest

The 6th annual Crantoberfest will be held Saturday October 5 at the Boston/Cape Cod KOA from noon to 5 pm. Admission is $2 per...
Tax Corner

Is interest on an RV loan tax deductible?

By Neil Seidler, CPA, CMA Like most areas of taxation, the answer to this question is “it depends.” But it's entirely possible you can deduct...
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Lazydays to open dedicated service facility in Texas

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2019 — Lazydays has announced that it will open its first dedicated service center in the Houston, TX metro area. The 30,000 square...
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New coupler lock keeps your travel/utility trailer safe from crooks

By Russ and Tiña De Maris In recent weeks, we've seen reports of several travel trailer thefts. Typically, the owner parks his rig at a...
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RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1171

Thursday, September 19, 2019 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and small-space living tips from the...
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Got gunk? Get Safe-T-Solve

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Gunk. As defined in a press release from Iosso, gunk is "A sticky combination of lubricants, dirt, and other...
maintenance and repair

Keep that expensive battery bank alive – It’s easy!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Batteries are black boxes we don't think about much. Not until the rueful day comes when they don't respond...
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The RV Doctor: Can I paint and paper my RV’s interior?

Dear Gary, Can you paint and/or wallpaper the inside of an RV? A service person said it will cause mold under the painted or papered...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Are Hankook tires any good?

with RV tire expert Roger Marble Question on an RV forum: "Looking to replace the tires on my 33' MH. Was thinking about Hankook as I...
Barbie's dream house

Spend the night in Barbie’s dream RV

Now, this is not an opportunity that comes along every day! The only problem is you'll have to fly or drive to Mexico City...
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Cross the Idaho Panhandle on the Silver Valley’s Mullan Road

By Bob Difley The Schee-chu-umsh people lived beside an idyllic azure-blue lake surrounded by towering pines in what is now the Idaho Panhandle. Each year...
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Fall is the best time for RVers to tour the Oregon Coast

By Bob Difley The arrival of fall is welcomed by many RVers for road touring and sightseeing on the Oregon Coast. Kids are back in...
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When was the last time you weighed your RV?

Your RV must be weighed when it is fully loaded. This includes passengers, food, clothing, water, fuel, supplies, any towed vehicles behind a motorhome,...
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What we learned about you last week (September 9-13)

By Emily Woodbury Hey, strangers! It's been a couple of weeks and I missed you! Last Friday around this same time I was frantically trying...
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Thor motorhome recall: Battery cable defect could cause fire

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 1,941 model year 2020 Chateau, Daybreak, Four Winds, Freedom Elite, Majestic, Outlaw and Quantum motorhomes. The battery cables...
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Forest River trailer recall: Upper bunk may collapse

Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain 2020 Catalina travel trailers. The fasteners securing the upper sleeping bunks may be too short, which can allow...
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Jayco recalls some fifth wheel trailers

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling 870 model year 2019-2020 Eagle HT fifth wheel trailers equipped with MORyde Orbital or You Turn Rubber Pin Box...
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Remembering 9/11, and wondering what happened to us since then

By Alan Warren Host, The RV Show USA Before going to bed last night, I read something about "what happened 18 years ago this morning". It...
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Desperation sale at Camping World?

BREAKING NEWS Friday evening, August 30 By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR Camping World is promoting a super down payment deal now through Labor Day on its website and in...
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How a pig nearly changed U.S. history

By Chuck Woodbury One of the America's most unusual wars involved only one casualty – a pig – and yet it could have changed the...
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There are still heroes on the highway

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It's one of those "feel your heart sink" moments: You're tooling down the highway with your RV, and somebody...
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Campground Chatter with Janet Groene, September 13, 2019

The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene and the staff of RVtravel.com DISCLAIMER: Information is...
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Building an RV park from scratch: We had a party! And an update...

By Machelle James What I am learning living here in a small town is patience. I was told we would have the first set of...
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Campground Chatter with Janet Groene, August 30, 2019

The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene and the staff of RVtravel.com DISCLAIMER: Information is...
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Man puts RV on cruise control, walks back to make coffee

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I likely "got you" with that headline, but rest assured you are not the first to fall for this urban legend....
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Why I never liked camping in a tent

Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JORNAL Originally posted on an early version of this website on Feb. 2, 2003 A reporter asked me recently why I enjoy RVing so...
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Most RVers keep to themselves

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL It occurred to me recently that people in RV parks act a lot like they do at home: They keep to...
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