Tips for Disinfecting Your RV

You may be itching to get out of the house and hit the open road because the roads today are typically the only thing open with the pandemic that has hit the nation. Hopefully someday soon we can venture out with caution and safety in mind. One of the cautions from the World Health Organization…

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Virtual Park and Campground Tours

As most of us are staying at home or at least limiting the number of trips out for essentials, we are challenged to find activities that keep us from going stir crazy. One of my good friends who is a baseball fanatic and travels to spring training and several games throughout the year commented: “With no baseball to attend or even watch on the TV, I suddenly noticed someone at the other end of the couch? She looks a little like my wife!"

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RV Repair Club Pays Tribute To Gary Bunzer “The RV Doctor”

On Friday, Chuck Woodbury editor of RVTravel.com posted on his site that Gary Bunzer known as “The RV Doctor” had passed away from complications due to COVID-19. Chuck was a friend, colleague, and neighbor of Gary’s and had reported several weeks ago on RVTravel.com that Gary was in ICU in a Seattle hospital in serious but stable condition. So it came as a shock when he posted the news on Friday night.

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Tips for Hosting the Perfect RV Tailgating Party This Fall

Tailgating has become a staple for Fall activities of all kinds and has become increasingly involved over the years. These days, tailgating is not just reserved for Professional/College Football and NASCAR races. We see people tailgating at concerts, grand openings, and even quilting expos! Whatever activity or hobby you enjoy, getting together with friends and others that share your passion can be an opportunity to tailgate!

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RV Winter Storage: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

For most RVers, winter means putting our RVs into storage for several months, and in the upper Midwest, sometimes up to 6 months! Hopefully most of us take the typical precautions for winterizing such as adding antifreeze to the fresh water system, emptying out the water heater, and preparing for rodents! However, most RVers walk…

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120-Volt Energy Management: Part 2

Earlier, in Part 1 of this series, we discussed an overview of the 120-volt AC system and how electricity comes in from the shoreline source and supplies the appliances. In this article we will talk about what individual appliances require for electrical power, and how to manage your system to prevent overloading the source. Most…

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120-Volt Electrical Basics: Part 1

It is important to understand the basics of 120-volt power and how it supplies components in your RV. The power pedestal or “Shoreline Power” at the campground typically has three connections for 50 amp, 30 amp, and 15 amp power. The 50 amp plug in is for larger coaches to supply 240 volts, 120 volts…

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Tips for Viewing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

A total solar eclipse is scheduled to occur Monday August 21, 2017 and is a popular viewing activity for RVers of all ages. A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the sun and earth, partially blocking out the view of the sun until it creates what is referred to as Totality, which…

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