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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 971

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the newsletter for intelligent, open-minded RVers. Please tell your friends about us! Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much...
Sunday RV News

News for RVers #971, Sunday edition

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the newsletter that cares. Please tell your friends about us! Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This...

RV Daily Tips. Friday, October 30, 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 denied...

RV Daily Tips. Thursday, October 29, 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 denied...

Beginner’s Guide to RVing Newsletter #84

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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 #83

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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...

Elk, wildlife viewing perfect outdoor activity during pandemic

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By Julianne G. Crane Writer’s Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, RV Short Stops is highlighting places that can be safely experienced from the road or...
RV Electricity

RVelectricity power principles further explained

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By Mike Sokol Dear Readers, Here's a two-fer (or possibly three-fer) article for you where I combine a few of my previous articles on 50-,...
IBEX 20bhs

RV review: Lightweight 2021 IBEX 20BHS travel trailer

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By Tony Barthel According to RVBusiness, the IBEX 20 BHS is one of the 10 most noteworthy new RVs for 2021, so we wanted to...

Spooktacular casino camping, October 31, 2020

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Updated weekly Happy Halloween! This week our RVtravel.com readers and Facebook friends had some great advice and also a few warnings about casino camping and gambling...

Will you do more holiday shopping online this year than last year?

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Many more people are shopping online these days, and we wonder if that will mean that they will do a lot more holiday shopping...

Meet your fellow RVtravel.com readers, October 31, 2020

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We asked RVtravel.com readers to tell us about themselves. Here are a few responses. NOTE FROM EDITOR CHUCK: I want to let you know that...

The perfect RV cookware does exist!

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By Tony Barthel If you like to cook, sometimes life in an RV can be a challenge. Having all the right pots and pans available...

Hilarious Halloween prank is dog-gone scary!

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Happy Halloween! Thanks to one of our readers and friend George Bliss for sending us this video. Our whole staff got a laugh out of...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Is there a specific “safety margin” on tires?

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By Roger Marble I recently read a question on a blog about tire "safety margin." I pointed out that the term "safety margin" really doesn't...
maintenance and repair

Keep your generator linkage clean to prevent stoppages

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By Greg Illes Onan generators, typically 4000W (3600W for propane), are often a feature on mid- to large-size RVs. You can recognize these ubiquitous products...

Has your RV ever been in a repair shop for a month or longer?

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We can cross our fingers all we want, but we know, sadly, that many of you have had to leave your RV in a...

Elk, wildlife viewing perfect outdoor activity during pandemic

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By Julianne G. Crane Writer’s Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, RV Short Stops is highlighting places that can be safely experienced from the road or...

Tips to improve your RV’s gas mileage

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This is written by our friend Eric Johnson, from TechnoRV. Filling an RV or tow vehicle's gas tank is never cheap, even when the price...

Use your cruise control or overdrive while towing?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris When towing a travel trailer, should or can you use your cruise control or overdrive? These are questions that...

Bounder, Flair, Southwind RV recall: stove gas leak

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REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Fleetwood Flair, Bounder, Southwind motorhomes equipped with a Dometic propane gas stove, model R1731 or R2131...

Heartland recalls some fifth wheel trailers for outrigger issue

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Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Milestone fifth-wheel trailers. The outriggers may bend due to loading within the rear storage area. If...

What is the future of RVing?

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By Tony Barthel CONTRIBUTING WRITER What is the future of RVing? A year ago the RV industry was predicting a significant slowdown and was gearing...
RV Electricity

RVelectricity: Road Signs – Is it a UFO or an MFO (Mike’s Flying Object)?

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By Mike Sokol As we are preparing for Halloween this year, I'm reminded of that one special Halloween in my early 20s when I went...
Editorial

Do you plan to watch the presidential debate on Tuesday?

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The first presidential debate is coming up Tuesday evening, Sept. 29. Do you plan to watch? Please take a moment to answer our survey....
RV Mistakes

RV mistakes. They’re part of the lifestyle

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Got a nice email the other day from a reader. He was responding to a piece we’d run on...

How many miles will you travel with your RV through the end of 2020?

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We know it's been a weird year for traveling, but hopefully you've found safe ways to get on the road. Do you have any...

The new face of COVID-19 litter. What do we do about it?

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By Nanci Dixon The new face of litter is hitting the trails, parking lots and even the prismatic springs at Yellowstone National Park. Face masks,...

Do you wear a mask in public?

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When you're out in public spaces, both indoor and outdoor, do you wear a mask? Does it depend on where you are or how...

How far will you travel by RV this month (September)?

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We've got travel on our minds and we're sure you do too. How could you not when we've all been cooped up for so...

Masks required in 34 states. Are people wearing them?

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By Nanci Dixon Thirty-four states currently have mask mandates. The mandates vary state by state depending on the age of the children, the requirement in...

Spooktacular casino camping, October 31, 2020

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Updated weekly Happy Halloween! This week our RVtravel.com readers and Facebook friends had some great advice and also a few warnings about casino camping and gambling...
Train

“They gave us earplugs at check-in.” Why are so many RV parks near train...

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By Nanci Dixon I had to chuckle one night as we settled into bed. I heard the melancholy whistle of a train passing by and...

Video: American life in 1957. How things have changed!

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL This fascinating seven-minute video shows what life was like in America 63 years ago, at least in white, suburban America. To...

Alone for a week in a “rainforest.” But all is good

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By Chuck Woodbury Rain is pounding on the roof of my motorhome. It's so loud that it would be hard to talk over it. I've...

What was the happiest day of your life?

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL What if somebody asked you this question: "What was the happiest day of your life?" How would you answer? Can you identify one...

Kraft Mac and Cheese. Heaven on Earth

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Gail and I were talking this morning about our favorite comfort foods. I told her that, hands down, for me it's...

A guy walks by and all of a sudden I miss my mother

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL My office is in a bedroom on the second story of my home. The window faces the street. A young man,...
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