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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 889

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 18th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...

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RV Daily Tips Newsletter 1072

March 25, 2019 Welcome to another fabulous edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here, you’ll find helpful RV-related, and small-space living, tips from the...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter 1071

Issue 1071 • March 21, 2019 Welcome to another fabulous edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here, you’ll find helpful RV-related, and small-space living,...

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RV Daily Tips Newsletter 1072

March 25, 2019 Welcome to another fabulous edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here, you’ll find helpful RV-related, and small-space living, tips from the...

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 889

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 18th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...

How often do you listen to podcasts?

Are you a podcast-aholic, always listening to one or another? Or do you never or seldom listen to these audio programs? We know many RVers...
Len Wilcox

Headed North? So is North, itself. Huh?

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEW Lots of people want to move north these days, but there’s a problem. North itself is moving. According to an article...

That was the RV week that was, March 23, 2019

Here are your RV news highlights for the week of March 16–22, 2019. Former KOA reopens as tiny home community Six tiny houses, ranging from 375...

What we learned about you last week (March 16-22)

By Emily Woodbury I can finally say it: HAPPY SPRING! We've made it! Well, actually, I think about last week's column and remember that many...

Another take on the Campground of the Future

By Chuck Woodbury Here's another take on the "Campground of the Future" as presented by KOA at the recent RVX Industry Show (and Lovefest) in...

New RV discount club website debuts

(March 21, 2019) — A new website by Ed and Debi Hurlburt has debuted that offers discounts on an assortment of products of interest...

RV Electricity

RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Why did my shore power plug neutral burn up?

By Mike Sokol Dear Mike, Our surge suppressor failed, and when we unplugged the 50-amp cable, we found this. Our cord was hot to the touch....
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – Does a construction generator make clean AC power?

By Mike Sokol Dear Mike, I understand the concept of inverters, but what about generators? Does a construction-type generator put out a clean sine wave, or...
RV Electricity

RV Electricity – What’s a modified/stepped inverter?

By Mike Sokol Dear Mike, I own a 2005 Winnebago Vectra that has a 2000-watt Dimension Inverter. I need to decide whether to repair ($400 to...

Bloggers

Video: Purchased a lemon RV? Need a lawyer?

https://youtu.be/1mg2n5yC5BE Alan Warren, your RV Wingman from The RV Show USA, lays it out there about the realities of filing a lawsuit against an RV...

VIDEO: When to lift the tag axle

In this video, you meet Robert Hitt, the Service Training Manager of Prevost, explaining what you need to know about when to lift your...

Don’t settle for the “runt” when buying an RV

In his monologue airing on radio stations across the USA this weekend, host Alan Warren of The RV Show USA tells a story about...

Reader Polls

How often do you listen to podcasts?

Are you a podcast-aholic, always listening to one or another? Or do you never or seldom listen to these audio programs? We know many RVers...

What we learned about you last week (March 16-22)

By Emily Woodbury I can finally say it: HAPPY SPRING! We've made it! Well, actually, I think about last week's column and remember that many...

RV Recalls

Keystone recalls trailers: Spare tire carrier could fall off

Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2019 Keystone Bullet Crossfire travel trailers equipped with a rear-wall mounted spare tire carrier. The spare tire carrier...

Keystone recall: Loose bolt could cause trailer to unhook

Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2019 Crossroad Redwood trailers equipped with MORryde Rubber Pin Boxes. The pin box mounting bolts may have been...

Forest River recalls trailers: Tire placard advises over-inflating tires

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Wildwood travel trailers. The Federal Placard indicates an incorrect front tire pressure of...

Editorials & Opinion

Another take on the Campground of the Future

By Chuck Woodbury Here's another take on the "Campground of the Future" as presented by KOA at the recent RVX Industry Show (and Lovefest) in...

Should Camping World sell semi-automatic weapons?

First, no matter what your feelings about firearms — please understand that this story is not pro- or anti-gun. So please keep your comments...

Campground of the future? You’re kidding, right?

By Chuck Woodbury The giant annual lovefest of the RV industry, called RVX, just ended in Salt Lake City. It's where RV industry people come...

Some thoughts about Camping World

By Chuck Woodbury Camping World announced its fourth quarter and 2018 yearly earnings on Friday. A day earlier it conducted a conference call with its...

Camping & Parks

“Soak” up the good vibes at this RV park

By Emily Woodbury It's time to break out that swimsuit and those round, color-tinted sunglasses ... Mystic Hot Springs is calling your name! Mystic Hot...

Building an RV park from scratch: I don’t know what I’m doing!

By Machelle James Last weekend our families went up north to see our property for the first time. They wanted to see the cabin and...

Ah, camping! Your own outdoor movie theater!

By Chuck Woodbury Ah, camping! Sitting under the stars by the campfire, telling scary ghost stores, making and eating yummy s'mores — marveling at the...

Editor's Roadside Jounal

My grandfather and me: both authors!

By Chuck Woodbury I was surprised, no, make that shocked, when I learned just recently that my grandfather, James Ralph Montigel, who died when I...

RV industry media does lousy job of reporting

By Chuck Woodbury Something is on my mind that I must get off my chest. It's about a major incident in the RV industry that...
You better believe it

Is this the world’s longest travel trailer?

This amazing travel trailer was built by the man posing by it, Albert R. Beglar, in his back yard using surplus airplane wings, a...