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Thursday, February 20, 2020

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 935

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the newsletter that puts readers first, not advertisers. Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now...
Sunday RV News

News for RVers #935, Sunday edition

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the newsletter that puts readers first, not advertisers. Here's the latest news about RVing and more from the editors of RVtravel.com. This...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1280

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros,...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1279

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros,...

RV levelers raising tires off the ground – occupants queasy!

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Dear Gary, Our motorhome has Power Gear brand levelers. The front two float side to side on the same hydraulic circuit while the rear two...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1280

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros,...
RV Shrink

RV Shrink: Obnoxious “party animals” ruin state park stay

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Dear RV Shrink: We just spent a miserable night at Lost Dutchman State Park near Phoenix, Arizona. It’s a beautiful park, but obviously not well...
maintenance and repair

Does your RV have a “cool” roof? Color matters

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Courtesy Dicor Corporation Sometimes your RV needs a new roof. It could be because of age, or it could be because you backed under that...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1279

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros,...

RV shopping? Some trends to be aware of

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Steve Savage submitted this article to RVtravel.com when he was a Master Certified RV Technician with Mobility RV Service. If you've attended an RV show...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 1278

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros,...

Camping versus RVing: What’s the difference?

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By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR I think I am finally able to define the lifestyle called RVing, which some people criticize because it's not really "camping." What...

RV levelers raising tires off the ground – occupants queasy!

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Dear Gary, Our motorhome has Power Gear brand levelers. The front two float side to side on the same hydraulic circuit while the rear two...
maintenance and repair

Does your RV have a “cool” roof? Color matters

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Courtesy Dicor Corporation Sometimes your RV needs a new roof. It could be because of age, or it could be because you backed under that...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Heat, high speed and the “magic” in ST tires

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with RV tire expert Roger Marble Heat generation is primarily the result of a combination of high speed, high load, and low inflation. Factors that...

Avoid an RV “power drag” with a checklist

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By Jim Twamley It is said that a good journalist always has four things with him: pencil and pad, a camera, and his wits. Fortunately...

RV Doctor: What to do about RV siding delamination

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Dear Gary: I have a 2004 RV with a wood frame. Last summer I noticed what I believe you call "delaminating" on the front section....

Planning the Grand Adventure – 50 U.S. landmarks

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By Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour Google My Maps is one of my favorite travel tools, so when I see something like this epic tour...

Make a safe U-turn when the road goes the wrong way

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By Greg Illes Things that you never even thought about when you were traveling in a car become major events when you're managing a seven-ton...

When in Arizona, keep your eyes open for “skunk pigs”

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If you're lucky when visiting Arizona you'll see a javelina, sometimes called a "skunk pig." They are commonly spotted in some Arizona State Parks. But,...

See wild burros, gunfights and a historic stretch of Route 66

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By Chuck Woodbury Do this: Drive the 22 miles or so from Oatman, Arizona, on old Route 66 east toward Kingman. It's beautiful and has...

How to fit a dog backpack

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About half of RVtravel.com readers bring along one or more dogs on their trips. And for many of those readers a big part of...

Readers tell us: Do you use cruise control in rain or bad weather?

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By Emily Woodbury Ah, beloved cruise control ... how we love thee. In 10 years when we're being driven by our self-driving cars, we'll tell...

Readers tell us: Do you use your RV mostly to camp, travel or live?

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In a recent issue of the Sunday News for RVers newsletter, we asked you: Do you use your RV mostly to camp, to travel...

Forest River recalls some trailers, breakaway switch could fail

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Forest River, Inc., is recalling certain 2020 Freedom Express, Salem, Stealth EVO, Vibe, Wildcat Maxx, and Wildwood travel trailers. The emergency break-away switch may...

GMC, Chevy trucks recalled for software glitch that could affect braking

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General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling more than 148,000 model year 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks. The vehicles received an...

2019-2020 Ram trucks recalled for transmission fluid leak

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Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling more than 84,000 2019-2020 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with six-speed automatic (68RFE) transmissions. A buildup...

Camping versus RVing: What’s the difference?

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By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR I think I am finally able to define the lifestyle called RVing, which some people criticize because it's not really "camping." What...

KOA to open new park: RVs not welcome

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By Chuck Woodbury EDITORIAL Jumping on the new, hot trend of "glamping," a new KOA park in Maine will open in June without a single RV...

Will your RV be banned from your neighborhood?

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By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR When I am not traveling I keep my motorhome parked by the side of my house on a level gravel surface created...

All alone, with my head about to explode!

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By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR I have been alone now for two weeks with two weeks to go. My significant other, Gail, has flown to Seattle to...

Free and cheap places to stay in an RV, Issue 935

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Free and inexpensive places to stay with your RV in the U.S. and Canada! Updated weekly When it comes to free places to stay a night...

Campground Chatter with Janet Groene, February 15, 2020

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene and sometimes the staff of RVtravel.com DISCLAIMER: Information...

Want to camp in Yosemite this summer? Good luck!

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Bookings for reservations in Yosemite National Park (California) in the Yosemite Valley open on Saturday, February 15, at 7:00...

Building an RV park: See the envisioned campground – plus more updates

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By Machelle James When you build a commercial property in your town, there needs to be something called a neighborhood meeting. Now this is not...

Free and cheap places to stay in an RV, Issue 934

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Free and inexpensive places to stay with your RV in the U.S. and Canada! Updated weekly When it comes to free places to stay a night...

A Valentine’s gift from Space 43 years ago

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Oh, this is so beautiful, our Earth and Moon as photographed from Space 43 years ago. The photo was taken by Voyager 1 on...

Incredible! Don’t stay at this motel or you will be beaten!

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By Chuck Woodbury Here is yet another reason to avoid motels and hotels in favor of your RV. Not only can you sleep in your...

U.S. Camel Corps remembered in Quartzsite

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL One of the most interesting military experiments of the American West involved 77 camels and a Syrian named Hi Jolly. His...

Take a break from the RV. Stay in a $50 million hotel room

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If for some odd reason you wish to take a break from your RV, we have an idea for you — stay in a...

A traffic accident report like you’ve never seen. Too funny!

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL A reader sent me this. I'm laughing hard right now. It's about a deer accident. It's funny. But first, a related...
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