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Monday, October 19, 2020

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Sunday RV News

News for RVers #970, 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...
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 has a 7,500 pound towing capacity.

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 Review: Pricey luxury RV hauler

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By James Raia With the continued interest in sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks, it's no surprise high-end manufacturers – Bentley to Lamborghini, Land Rover...

PBS spotlights RV work campers in excellent report

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The PBS NewsHour, Public television's evening news program, recently profiled the growing movement commonly called work camping. Thousands upon thousands of RVers — the...
Million dollar motorhome, Mercedes-Benz optional.

Million-dollar motorhome will “eat” your Mercedes-Benz AMG

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By Jame Raia If you're in the market for a motorhome and have at least a million dollars to spend, consider the Perfect 1200 Platinum. The...

How would you answer, “Do you have any regrets?”

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By Nanci Dixon I come across the question "What do you regret?" many times on the Facebook groups I belong to, but it's such an...

Downsizing: An emotional roller coaster

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By Terri Nighswonger My husband and I have been living full time in our RV for the last 20 months. We’ve been stationary, we’ve traveled,...

Full-time RVing: Learning how to “just roll with it”

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By Terri Nighswonger My RV journey began nearly a year and a half ago when my husband, Todd, and I were discussing some “next steps”...

Living in one place, in one home, isn’t as “normal” as it once was

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By Chuck Woodbury An idea that has bounced around in my head for a long time is that living in one place, in one home,...

Full-timing doesn’t mean major eating change

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Despite the fact that a lot of "high-end" motorhome builders have eliminated the "old-fashioned" oven, it seems many full-timers...

Full-time RVing: Do you have the right insurance?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris One of the big questions of folks making the jump from "sticks and bricks" to a "life on the...

Video: Roger “Hurricane” Wilson shares a catchy tune about RVing

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Popular travel bloggers Gone with the Wynns shared this video of Roger "Hurricane" Wilson singing his tune "Home Sweet Home in My RV" in...

How many burners are there on your RV’s kitchen stove?

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Some of us may have an RV that has a small stove, two burners or maybe even just one. Others of us might have...

As an adult, have you ever been so poor you were challenged to feed...

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Have you ever been so poor that you had trouble feeding yourself or your family? We're talking about in your adult life. Heaven knows, many...

If you encounter a mountain lion, do this!

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The information below is courtesy of Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Mountain lions are generally calm, quiet and elusive. They tend to live in remote, primitive...
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 has a 7,500 pound towing capacity.

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 Review: Pricey luxury RV hauler

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By James Raia With the continued interest in sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks, it's no surprise high-end manufacturers – Bentley to Lamborghini, Land Rover...

Mug shots! Show us your favorite mug, October 17, 2020

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In a recent issue of our Saturday RV Travel newsletter, we asked you to submit a photo and short description of your favorite mug....

World’s lightest homebuilt trailer easily towed by a Prius!

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Check this out! This is the world's lightest homemade hard-topped trailer. At only 450 lbs, this cute little trailer can be towed by a...

Meet your fellow RVtravel.com readers, October 17, 2020

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We asked RVtravel.com readers to tell us about themselves. Here are a few responses. Hi from Nancy & Einar Hansen. Nancy and I live in...

Have you already decided which presidential candidate to vote for?

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Have you already make up your mind who will get your vote for President? Will it be Joe Biden or Donald Trump? Or will...
Boondocking

RVers must take responsibility for their own safety

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By Bob Difley RVers must take responsibility for their own safety, especially when boondocking. One of the many joys associated with boondocking is finding those...

Campground Chatter: Several new campgrounds opening soon

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene. DISCLAIMER: This blog covers timely news for RV...

Free and cheap places to stay in an RV, Issue 970

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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...

Casino Camping: There are two types of casino “camping,” and more reader favorites

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Last week many of you commented on the rising costs of casino camping in casino RV parks. Ho-Chunk Casino in Baraboo, WI, is a...
Camphost on duty

13 tips about work camping that will point you to success

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By Nanci Dixon Ever think about work camping? Cutting costs and staying in an area longer? Getting to know more people in a more permanent...

Forest River motorhomes recalled for bunk failure danger

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Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2021 Coachmen Sportscoach and Forest River Georgetown motorhomes. The P2K Bunk Bed System motor may fail,...

Jayco, Entegra motorhomes recalled for possible seat wire short

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Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Entegra Aspire, 2020-2021 Anthem and Cornerstone, and 2021 Reatta, ReattaXL, and Jayco Embark motorhomes built with Villa...

Sprinter vans, motorhomes recalled for fuel leak hazard

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Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling more than 4,000 model year 2019-2020 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinters, some of which are used in motorhomes...

Some Newmar motorhomes recalled: Leveling jacks may fail

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Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2021 Essex, Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, and London Aire motorhomes. The front leveling jacks may not be fastened...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: How “strong” of a tire do I need, and what’s Load...

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By Roger Marble I found a discussion on Load Range in a Forum where the question "How strong of a tire do I need?" was...

Fall is here. This hidden seasonal occurrence could spell trouble

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By Nanci Dixon It is fall, and the trees are ablaze with color here in Minnesota. But changing color isn't the only thing the leaves...

How to use your RV toilet in cold weather

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Chris Dougherty, Certified RV Technician, posted this tip while he was serving as RVtravel.com's technical editor. Some people prefer not to use the plumbing system...
maintenance and repair

Does windchill affect RV water lines freezing when driving?

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Dear editor, We were advised by a dealer RV technician to winterize our water lines while driving in cold weather. The claim is that windchill...

How useful are fifth wheel king pin stabilizers?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris One fifth wheel owner we know refuses to set foot in her fiver unless the front end is "supported"...

How would you describe the condition of your RV?

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The RV you currently own, how would you describe the condition of it? Some of you probably love everything about your RV - the...
maintenance and repair

Watch your dumping operation closely (but not TOO closely)

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By Greg Illes I don't think anyone will argue that the dumping of holding tanks is the worst of RV jobs. This skanky task makes...
maintenance and repair

An alternative to duct tape for quick repairs

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris We know we may be stepping onto hallowed ground: RVers love their duct tape. It's the greatest thing for...
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