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Tom Boyte

I have been reading the newsletter for several years and enjoy it. I especially like the new format. I purchased my rig new in 2007 and it just was never right from the outset. Each time I used it I would have to fork out money for something breaking and that item never seemed to be covered by the factory warranty even though it was still in effect. I decided RV’ing was not for me. I still like to keep up with whats going on though.

Gary Sandberg
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Gary Sandberg

Hi Chuck and Crew,
Fantastic job putting the new website together!!
I’ve read your newsletters for years and you have just been getting better as time goes by. It is time I send a thank you for all the enjoyment and information I’ve received through your efforts.

Keep up the good work!!

John Daynes
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John Daynes

If “camping” in an RV “campground” with your neighbors playing a movie on their 50″ screen tv and campfire smoke filling your rig is somewhat annoying, may I suggest a word that is foreign to many RVers – Boondocking! The only time I ever stay in an RV park is to dump my tanks, fill up on propane, and fill my water tank. I am appalled at the ridiculous prices these places charge for an experience that you can get in your own back yard at home. The mindset totally eludes me as to why anyone would shell out that… Read more »

Buzzelectric
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Buzzelectric

I retired after working 41 years in my local school district as a non teaching employee. I consider myself an observational expert. There are good teachers and not so good teachers. There are good parents and not so good parents. You can take the same children and they will or won’t behave depending on who is in charge of them. Children are over the shoulder watchers. They will watch you until you aren’t watching them. Parents need to watch their children ALL of the time. The parents need to realize that they are only renting the space they are paying… Read more »

Jim Leibold
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Jim Leibold

Great job with the revamped newsletter Chuck, I’ve enjoyed reading it for years gleaning the information I need to someday move to the full-time RV lifestyle. I enjoyed the new format so much it reminded me to make a voluntary contribution last week :-). One thing I do not like is the pop-up subscription window showing up when pages load or I follow a link. The system must be smart enough to know I’m already a subscriber (at least I hope it is)? Thanks again, keep up the great work!

Betsy Alvarez
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Betsy Alvarez

Really like the new format of the newsletter. Keep up the good work. Very informative. Love it.

Tumbleweed
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Tumbleweed

The solution to crowded campgrounds is to boondock in the thousands of free areas available on public land. BLM land (usually deserts) and national forests offer privacy, solitude, and beauty. RVs, especially those with solar panels, enable you to camp for several weeks without needing to restock water and food. I’ve been a full-timer, traveling alone, for over 14 years and it’s not even once a year that I pay to stay in a campground. In fact, if I had to go to campgrounds I’d quit RVing! If anyone reading this ventures to go boondocking, please install solar panels first… Read more »

Ron Story
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Ron Story

Like the new letter but where did the survey go? Keep up the good work staff and you too CHUCK

Alan Prochoroff
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Alan Prochoroff

When reading about the effect ice cubes have on the build-up of fecal matter in a black tank, the LAST thing I want to do is “see the results.” Just sayin’ …

JR Thornton
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JR Thornton

You sure packed a lot of content in this issue. Keep up the good work. I really enjoy the reading.

Jerryou X Shea
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Jerryou X Shea

Good job Chuck. Interesting note. On my “Pad” I get the full newsletter, however, on my cell phone I only get the “center” no “Facebook feeds” or “Categories.”

Gordon Ingram, B.C. Canada
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Gordon Ingram, B.C. Canada

This new Newsletter looks great. I’m sure a lot of thought
& work has gone into this.
I enjoyed this one & looking forward to the next ones.
Really appreciate the work & thoughts you & your staff
are doing.

Pat
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Pat

I agree with outside TVs and fires that invade your air

susan
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susan

how do full time RVers manage to vote in national elections?

bill Massicotte
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bill Massicotte

I guess the last state that you were a resident you can vote absentee!
Also, what if they receive Jury Duty notice?

Jerry X Shea
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Jerry X Shea

Absentee ballot. When you full time you have your mail sent to a special P.O. Box (US Postal office, UPS Box, or special address used for full timers) and have them send a package of your mail to the RV Park you are at.

Jim Adolf
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Jim Adolf

Please bring back the survey’s

Dan Farrer
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Dan Farrer

Chuck, you need to sell us a “universal” remote control that will turn down the volume of **our neighbor’s** outdoor television. I’d buy one! Oops, was that the off button? Keep up the great work!

please don't use Dick
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please don't use Dick

use a DirecTV remote and program it to their type of tv and you can control their tv from inside your rv. Will drive them nuts……

Steve Cordis
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Steve Cordis

Love your website and new format. As there are all types of RV’s, could you please address Truck-Campers once in awhile? I’m traveling solo full time and it’s size and maneuverability fit my needs perfectly. Us truck campers are feeling left out. lol

Jerry
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Jerry

Oh my gosh Chuck, I have never seen you complain so much with respect to children, crowded campgrounds and the alike. You probably need to chill and enjoy yourself more. You apparently do not know how to find the areas that are more to your liking. I wish you luck in finding that happy place.

Jann
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Jann

I have not found any errors yet. Information is great. I am sure I will find my way around the new format eventually. So much information here that you don’t know where to start. The one thing I could not find is Chuck’s weekly letter.

Thomas Palmer
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Thomas Palmer

Chuck,
You have expressed my opinion exactly. Seems the campsite demand has exceeded the supply. We recently tried for 3 days to book a site for March 2017 at Gamble Rogers FL state park. After these 3 fauled attempts, we call Reserve America and learned they had received over 300 per day booking requests. We will now delay the start of our RV season and focus more out west and Canada.
Tom Palmer

Janet Nackay
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Janet Nackay

I enjoy your newsletter . Really liked your article about ducks in a row and duck pins. Very hard to find a bowling alley with duck pins any more. They are short fat pins and you use a small Bowling ball about the size of a softball. Collins Bowladrome in North Billerica MA. Is one we stop at when traveling they that area.

Patti Lounsbury
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Patti Lounsbury

Good morning ! What a great way to start the day, a cup of coffee and my favorite rv newsletter. I really like the new format. Getting all of this info on a Saturday morning is perfect because I could never keep up with the dailies. Now it’s all in one place at the perfect time. Thanks!

DIck and Sandy
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DIck and Sandy

What happened to the QUESTION OF THE WEEK?

Bruce Howard Pedersen
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Bruce Howard Pedersen

Did you stop the daily newsletter (which I enjoyed) or did you mention that it was not going to be continued?

Mike Roberts
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Mike Roberts

“The dying art of proofreading” This is something I believe is not done anymore. Let the readers do the proofreading. I read your ad for the 2106 issue of The Milepost, your proofreader missed it.

Anne
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Anne

Haha, got it! 2106 instead of 2016, lol

Richard Brandt
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Richard Brandt

`millions and millions of acres of wide-open spaces, blue skies and fresh air’ Gee it must be nice living west of the Mississippi! The only time I have fresh air in a campground is in Florida in January when they don’t allow campfires.

benny
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benny

I agree with you Richard, I loved campfires when I could still breathe ok. But now that I am old and so are my lungs which have asthma and copd. It would be nice if more campgrounds offered no fires. And the ones that did allow them leave a section for people that did not want to be around fires. Then it would be fair for all. My wife and I have full timed for 18 years, but are being forced of the road because of campground fires. Most times people will start their fire sit for a while then… Read more »

Richard Davidson
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Richard Davidson

Like the new format. Thanks for continuing to provide a great service. Hope to meet you some day.

Brandon Rutherford
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Brandon Rutherford

Just wanted to say I really enjoy the newsletter. Thank you

Rick Williams
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Rick Williams

Hi Chuck. I’m a long time reader but first time responder 🙂 Always enjoy what you have to say. The most memorable was the story of campsites requiring folks to bring in their own TP because vandals trash the bathrooms with camps stash. SMH. This one will also be memorable. Love your candor. I’m sure you could have said a lot more and kinds wish you did. Camping sure has changed and not all for the best but if it makes memories then i guess let’s go watch a TV on the side of our $100K RV. Keep it up!

Dennis Napora
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Dennis Napora

I love the new newsletter format, and I will be sending in a small contribution to enhance your continuation! I read the article about led flashlights and had to share this hack with your readers. Last year, when I came in late to a site, I thought that it was too difficult to see with Rosie just holding the regular flashlight, when backing up. So I thought that I would get a big led floodlight wired to the 12v, until I saw the prices. So I bought a small rechargeable led handheld flashlight with a wide beam, and just rubber… Read more »