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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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Sunday RV News

News for RVers #942, Sunday edition

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, where we are working extra long and hard to help you get through these challenging times. Please tell your friends about us! Here's...

Full-timers – Where can you stay during this outbreak?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris The COVID-19 situation has turned us all upside down. Did you have a road trip planned? Did your plans...

Why we chose the Pioneer RV Park in north Phoenix

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This is part two by Ingrid Hubbard of her original post "Why I miss a home base." Since our children live in Phoenix, Arizona, this...

Readers tell us: Full-timers, do you miss your sticks-and-bricks home?

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By Emily Woodbury I'm sure many of you who own RVs but don't live in one full-time often think, "I wonder if I could sell...

Full-timer explains “Why I miss a home base”

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By Ingrid Hubbard LiveLaughRV.net The life of a nomad can appear glamorous. All you have to do is spend a little time on social media and...

RV makers putting heat on buyers who don’t read their warranty

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By Rick Dalton This was originally posted on the Facebook group RV Horror Stories I am a RV breach of warranty (“lemon law”) attorney since 1994....
Jimmy Smith

The peace and satisfaction of “living small”

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By Jimmy Smith Time takes on interesting qualities out here in the land of no particular place to be and no rush. My view on that...
Tax Corner

Establishing a full-timing “home state” for taxes

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By Neil Seidler, CPA, CMA TAX CORNER Dear Neil, We are currently in the process of selling our sticks-and-bricks home to become full-time RVers. What should we...

Full-time RVing: Sell the house to hit the road?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris One of the critical issues for those considering the full-time RV lifestyle is whether or not to sell the...

5 Mistaken assumptions the new full-time RVer makes

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By Nanci Dixon Being almost four years into full-time RVing, I can see clearly (or at least more clearly than I previously could) the mistaken...

How do full-time RVers keep busy?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Some folks, unfamiliar with the RV lifestyle, wonder just what fulltimers do to “keep themselves occupied.” After all, there’s...

How’s your supply of toilet paper?

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Toilet paper manufacturers claim there's no problem with their supply chain — people have just been hoarding, stocking up just in case . ....

RV Life in a Coronavirus World: “We are all ‘star-stuff'”

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CAVEAT: Comments, posts and/or tips in our newsletters are those of the authors and may not reflect the views of RVtravel.com or its staff. EDITOR’S NOTE:...

Readers tell us: If asked to self-isolate, will it be in a traditional home...

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By Emily Woodbury We asked you this question a few weekends ago (Saturday, March 21, to be exact), so there is probably a good chance...
coronavirus

RV Coronavirus News Update, April 7, 2020

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Please send your news about the coronavirus pandemic as it applies to RVers to editor@rvtravel or submit it here. Thank you to all the RV...

RV Life in a Coronavirus World: A grateful park host

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CAVEAT: Comments, posts and/or tips in our newsletters are those of the authors and may not reflect the views of RVtravel.com or its staff. EDITOR’S...

Readers tell us: Do you own a boat?

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By Emily Woodbury Funny we should talk about boats... I was just at the boat store and they were having a two for one sail!...

How badly do you need the money coming soon from the government?

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Most Americans, except those with high incomes, will soon receive a check from the government, most at $1,200 per person. How badly do you need...

How comfortable are you in the space where you’re self-quarantining?

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Are you in a comfortable place now? Is it pleasant, a good place to spend your time until the pandemic wanes and we're free...
Boondocking

Get started in boondocking with these essentials

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By Greg Illes Have you been thinking about going "off the grid" but are unsure how to get started? Like most of us, you don't...

How about some dump station decorum?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Most of us picked up on life's little niceties when we were young, say, in kindergarten. Sharing. Taking turns....

Free and cheap places to stay in an RV, Issue 942

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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, April 4, 2020

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene. DISCLAIMER: Information is believed current at press time...

How a caring RV park owner acts in hard times

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If you have read RV park owner Andy Zipser's essay posted April 3, then you know the state of Virginia has banned him, and...

RV and RV-related recalls for March 2020

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

Big recall on Sprinters; brake hose could leak

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Daimler Vans USA is recalling 48,775 model year 2019 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles. The rear part of the fender liner on the...

Thor recalls some motorhomes, drive shaft separation issue

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Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2020 Chateau 31W and 31WV, Quantum KW29 and LF31, Vegas 24.1 and Axis 24.1 motorhomes and 2020-2021 Four...

Thor recalls Venetian, Aria motorhomes with brake caliper bolt problem

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Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Aria 3401, 3601, 3901, 3902, and Venetian G36, J40, L40, M37, R40, and S40 motorhomes built...

Add another room to your RV with this brilliant mod

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We came across an RV mod completed by Facebook user Joshua Torres, and we're blown away by it! Torres had no use for the...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Importance of side-to-side motorhome weight balance

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with RV tire expert Roger Marble I received this question and thought that others may have a similar problem. Hi. I have followed your postings on...

Get a serious grip on RV condensation

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By Jim Twamley Dealing with condensation is a fact of RV life. Moisture is the RV’s worst enemy so you need to be aggressive in...

RV Doctor: Repairing dripping bathroom faucets

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Dear Gary: How do you repair the bathroom faucets? I have a two-handle faucet in the bathroom that looks to be all metal and they...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Tire “reserve load” calculations

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with RV tire expert Roger Marble I ran across a post on tire Reserve Load or Reserve Capacity that suggested the RV owner had been...

RV Doctor: What can be done for a noisy RV slideout?

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Dear Gary: Our 2007 Winnebago has a living room/dinette booth slide that makes a loud groaning or growling noise when sliding. It has a little...

How to repair a tear in an RV awning

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Left on their own, small vinyl RV awning tears can get bigger. Fixing a small tear in an area,...

Dealing with dust storms on the RV road

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By Jim Twamley My grandfather told me about the Dust Bowl days when lack of soil conservation combined with a severe drought caused half of...
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