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Tip of the Day
These are six critical photos to keep on your phone
By Gail Marsh
What is it that most of us carry no matter where we go? Our cell phones, of course! We may leave our purses or wallets behind, but that cell phone? No way! Where you go, it goes. And for that reason, it’s important that you always keep six critical pieces of information in the form of photos on your phone.
So, what are these photos? Read on to find out.
Today’s RV review…
Tony writes, “Today’s review is of the 2022 Thor Tranquility 19P, a Class B RV based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter four-wheel-drive chassis. Let’s get this out of the way. I don’t like it.” Uh oh.
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Dave Solberg is a leading expert in the RV industry and author of the “RV Handbook” as well as the Managing Editor of the RV Repair Club.
What sealant should I use between coach and chassis?
The caulking is starting to yellow between the coach and the Chevy chassis on our Class C motorhome. I want to recaulk this with something that doesn’t yellow but stays white. What sealant should I use? Silicone or Dicor or…? Thanks, Dave. —Jerry, 2021 Thor Chateau 22B
Jeep Reviews: Which is best to flat tow?
By Nanci Dixon
“Last week I reviewed a few cars for flat towing and it was wonderful to read such helpful comments from so many of you. If you read the article, you know I’m in the market for a new car, so your comments helped me find a few more options to look at.” Read Nanci’s reviews of several Jeeps for flat towing here.
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Dated your detectors lately?
Pull your smoke, LP and carbon monoxide detectors down and check their labels. Detectors are “good” within a certain date, and even if they seem to be “working” after the expiry, don’t risk it—replace them. It’s especially important to check the dates if you’ve recently purchased a used RV.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, RVtravel.com readers tell in their own words why they love their RVs.
From Ron and Brenda Speidel
2016 23FB Airstream Flying Cloud
“This little gal, Nellie B, named after Nelly Bly, has been a thrill to have. She is aerodynamic, small enough to maneuver into tight spots, and yet large enough to comfortably live in. The floor plan affords a queen bed, a large dining area, and a separate bathroom at the opposite end from the bedroom. After having a 19’ with a corner bed, this feels palatial. In addition, having Nellie has allowed us to meet and become lifelong friends with others in the Airstream community.”
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Website of the day
How To Create an RV Container Garden
It’s springtime, and if you’ve got a green thumb it’s probably tickling with excitement at the thought of planting new flowers and plants. Don’t let anyone tell you you can’t garden with an RV! This article is proof you can!
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Recipe of the Day
These portobello mushrooms are a wonderful appetizer that looks fancy but is easy to make. There are a few steps, but this adorable appetizer comes together quickly. The cream cheese filling has a nice flavor. Fresh basil adds a pop of freshness. We added mozzarella on top and loved the mini pepperoni on them. The topping options are endless. You won’t be able to eat just one.
Which U.S. president popularized the use of rocking chairs? If you guessed John F. Kennedy, you’re correct. In 1955, his doctor recommended the use of a rocking chair as therapy to ease his pain from a prior injury. The recommendation was effective, and Kennedy was sold on the idea of using a rocking chair to engage muscles and ease pain. He bought rocking chairs for all his estates, and even gave them as gifts to friends and family. His rocker is on permanent display at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston. And, if you’re in the market for a new rocking chair, the company that made his is still in operation.
*Who was it that originally spread the idea that eating carrots improved night vision? The answer is fascinating. Find it in yesterday’s trivia.
Readers’ Pet of the Day
“Angie is 9 weeks old and is a mix of a Mini Black Poodle and an Entlebucher Mountain Dog. We had her three days before a trip to the Delaware shore for 10 days. So far a real good travel companion!” —Joseph Bulger
Send us a photo of your pet with a short description. We publish one each weekday in RV Daily Tips and in our Saturday RV Travel newsletter. No blurry photos, please! Please do not submit your photo more than once. Thanks!
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