Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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News for RVers #995, Sunday edition

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Welcome to RVtravel.com, the most-read consumer website about RVing in North America with 143,000 registered subscribers. We support a free press and believe that...

Will new movie about RV van living fuel nomad lifestyle?

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A new movie about the nomad lifestyle starring Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand debuted in movie theaters and on Hulu Friday. The low budget...

For part-time RVers: Do you hope to go “full-time” someday?

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For those of you who aren't full-timers, would you ever like to be someday? Some people dream of living in their RV full-time –...
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...

How often have you used grocery home delivery during the pandemic?

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There's no denying that the OVID-19 pandemic has changed many things about the ways in which we live our lives. Outdoor restaurant seating, take-out...

New online course covers internet access for RVers

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RV Masterclass today (April 12) launched a new digital course, Mobile Internet Explained. “With the need to remain connected these days, mobile internet has been...

What type of RV was the first one you owned?

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Think back and remember your very first RV. Ah, the good ol' days. Do you remember how excited you were when you got it?...
Reader polls

Do you have dreams about falling?

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By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR Do you have dreams of falling, like falling off a cliff or falling from a high building? Gail had a dream the other...

Did you have a business as a kid?

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By Chuck Woodbury Did you earn money as a child, maybe operating a lemonade or Kool-Aid stand? Or maybe you mowed a neighbor's lawn. Did...

Teardrop trailers: The only RVs to have seen combat!

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By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Before I owned my first motorhome, I briefly owned a Teardrop trailer. I was in college, and had dreams of touring...

Scary! Motorhome starts rolling down mountain as RVer sleeps

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Submitted by a reader named James While driving my newly purchased motorhome from Washington state, where I had purchased it, I had an unforgettable experience.  I...

What type of oven do you have in your RV’s (indoor) kitchen?

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Ah, RV ovens. Can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. Or, can you? We find that people either love their RV's oven or...

Are “bots” stealing your campsite? Answer: Yes!

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By Mike Gast If you’ve tried to book a camping reservation online at popular locations in the past five years, you’ve likely been stymied by...

Campground and RV Park News, April 10, 2021

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene. This news site covers breaking news for RV...

Another big milestone reached for Harvest Hosts

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Harvest Hosts, a membership program giving RVers access to unique RV camping options, announced that it has exceeded 2,000 host locations on its platform....

National park entry reservations – Will this be the new normal?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris Come May 28, you’ll no longer be able to motor up to Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park and get...

Campground and RV Park News, April 3, 2021

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The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene. This news site covers breaking news for RV...

Some Rockwood, Flagstaff fifth wheels recalled

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Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2021 Forest River Rockwood and Flagstaff fifth wheel recreational vehicles. The pin box may be underrated...

Some 2019-2020 Sprinter RVs, vans recalled

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Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The multifunctional display in the instrument cluster may not...

Winnebago recalls Minnie trailers for wrong tire information

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Winnebago Towable (Winnebago) is recalling certain 2020 Minnie travel trailers. The incorrect tire size was printed on the Tire and Loading Information label. As...

Forest River recalls some Berkshire motorhomes

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Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2021 Berkshire Class A motorhomes. The brake lights may not adequately reflect light. As such, these...
paint your cat

Scare away thieves: Paint your cat!

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris We recently shared with readers a news item that police in Saint Paul, Minnesota, had a free clinic to...

RVer suspects sewage leak, but where?

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By Chris Dougherty Dear Chris, I suspect we have a leak in our black water system between the toilet and tank, which sits directly below the...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: What’s the “best” TPMS? What are important features?

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By Roger Marble No, I don't want to start a fight. Probably everyone that already has a TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) will say that...

Fungal jungle in your dishwasher? Sanitize it in 5 easy steps

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By Kate Doherty You’re thinking why clean the dishwasher – it cleans itself, right? Not so. Each time you add dishes that contain minute food...

Some important RV tire do’s and don’ts

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Courtesy Dicor Corporation In our previous tire reports (see below), we discussed some of the key things to look for when taking your RV out...

An easy trick that’ll make RV dumping a lot more sanitary

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By Nanci Dixon I have been storing our plastic disposable gloves for dumping the RV tanks in a bay cabinet next to the water bay...

RV Tire Safety: Is “sealant” a good fix for a flat tire?

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By Roger Marble NHTSA (DOT) – Improper Repairs: “A plug by itself is not an acceptable repair” to fix a flat tire. “The proper repair of a...

Tire wear and tear – What to check

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Courtesy Dicor Corporation Question: What is the only part of your rig that touches the road? Hopefully the answer is just your tires! Braking, handling,...
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