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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 959

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Welcome! This newsletter is for intelligent, open-minded RVers. If you comment on an article, do it with respect for others. If not, you will...
Sunday RV News

News for RVers #959, Sunday edition

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Welcome! This newsletter is for intelligent, open-minded RVers. If you comment on an article, do it with respect for others. If not, you will...

RV Daily Tips. Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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This newsletter is for intelligent, open-minded RVers. If you comment on an article, do it with respect for others. If not, you will be...

RV Daily Tips. Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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This newsletter is for intelligent, open-minded RVers. If you comment on an article, do it with respect for others. If not, you will be...

Beginner’s Guide to RVing Newsletter #21

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Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to RVing from RVtravel.com. The information we present here every Monday through Friday is for brand-new RVers – those...

Beginner’s Guide to RVing Newsletter #20

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Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to RVing from RVtravel.com. The information we present here every Monday through Friday is for brand-new RVers – those...

RV Daily Tips. Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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This newsletter is for intelligent, open-minded RVers. If you comment on an article, do it with respect for others. If not, you will be...

Have you ever had to walk more than a mile for help after a...

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Has your car or RV ever broken down on the side of the road? What did you do when that happened? Did you stay...

Free admission to National Parks Wednesday to celebrate legislation

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In celebration of the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced free entrance to national parks...

RV Daily Tips. Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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This newsletter is for intelligent, open-minded RVers. If you comment on an article, do it with respect for others. If not, you will be...

How much do you know about your family history?

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Perhaps your parents recorded your family history in a video, voice recording, journal, diary, etc. Or perhaps they didn't. Maybe they told you stories...

Our electrical near-disaster yields lessons

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris A few weeks ago, in the height of the Desert Southwest summer, we were trying to relax under the...

South Carolina fire crew brings comfort in RVers’ disaster

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Victims of a motorhome fire that claimed the lives of four show dogs and a cat have nothing but...
maintenance and repair

Seal out the weather – with putty tape

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you're an RV do-it-yourselfer, chances are good you've already encountered "putty tape." This sticky material is a regular...

Our electrical near-disaster yields lessons

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris A few weeks ago, in the height of the Desert Southwest summer, we were trying to relax under the...
maintenance and repair

Seal out the weather – with putty tape

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you're an RV do-it-yourselfer, chances are good you've already encountered "putty tape." This sticky material is a regular...

How to fix problem from neglected water heater element

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RV Tech Corner with Mark Gorrie Dear Mark, I replaced the electric heating element in my seven-year-old Atwood ten-gallon water heater. As I loosened the element for...
Volkswagen wil soon debut a new minivan that expands.

VW’s new mini-camper expands like a Slinky!

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By James Raia Many companies make unusual-looking RVs, campers and minivans, but Volkswagen's new entrant among the "fraternity of the odd" is its new mini-camper. The...

Have you been to Europe in the last ten years?

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RVers tend to spend most of their time in the U.S. (and can you blame them for wanting to see every inch of our...

Tips for traveling, camping and hunkering down in a COVID-19 world

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By Nanci Dixon We left Arizona just before the surge in COVID-19 cases hit the national news. We stayed so long that even the rattlesnakes...

RV and RV-related recalls for July 2020

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Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for July 2020 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information...

Thor RV recall: Motorhome seat belts too short

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Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Sequence and Tellaro motorhomes. The dinette booth seat belts may be too short, preventing them from...

Would the rude, ignorant readers please leave and never come back

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From RV Travel editor Chuck Woodbury What would you do in this situation? Let's say you invited 50 fellow residents in your RV park to...

Stupid statements can make your head spin – try this one

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By Russ De Maris It’s a good thing the Grand Creator made my neck to readily swivel. These days, there are things that make my...

RVer mistakes gas station fuel tank for dump station

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Add this to your “Sadder, but wiser RVer” file. An unnamed RVer pulled into a North Atlantic fuel station...
Editorial

Even with an RV, there’s no escape from the outside world

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By Andy Zipser OWNER WALNUT HILLS CAMPGROUND & RV PARK M idway through our eighth season as campground owners, I still get surprised by the many ways in which...

Tips for traveling, camping and hunkering down in a COVID-19 world

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By Nanci Dixon We left Arizona just before the surge in COVID-19 cases hit the national news. We stayed so long that even the rattlesnakes...

Make pandemic time planning time

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By Barry Zander Do you have a bucket list or are you just a dreamer? If you have a bucket list of places you plan...

Update: Help! Lend your RV to a frontline healthcare worker

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By Terri Nighswonger When our article on RVs 4 MDs ran in April, I don’t think many of us would have thought COVID-19 would be...

Park Hosts, essential workers, challenged during pandemic

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By Nanci Dixon While our duties are far less heroic than the incredible nurses, doctors and first responders, we are considered essential workers in both...

Prepare to mask up at Walmart

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Staple shopping center of many RVers, Walmart has a big change. The company says it will require all customers...

Campground Chatter with Janet Groene, August 1, 2020

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene. DISCLAIMER: This blog is for late-breaking news for...

RVers evicted from RV park for receiving a FedEx delivery

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From editor: Update Aug. 4, 2020: Below the video at the end of this post is a link to the website page of the...

Something I bet you never thought of…

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL If you want to do your kids or grandkids a big favor, save things like this about the times in which...

For $500, this RV is yours!

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I found this for sale online for $500. You could probably get it for less. It may or may not run....

Editor’s trip update, May 29, 2020

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By Chuck Woodbury Gail and I are still in Kingman, Ariz. We have tried twice now to leave, to head back to Seattle, but each...
Blobfish

Meet the ugliest fish in the world

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I do not normally write about fish except maybe to do a little bragging when I catch a big trout. But,...

Editor’s life update May 22, 2020

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KINGMAN, ARIZONA May 22, 2020, 3 p.m., Pacific Time By Chuck Woodbury It's time to hit the road again after 2 1/2 months in Kingman, a former...
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