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Posts Tagged ‘Tips & Tricks’

Eliminate White Spots

02.13.2013 · Posted in Tips and Tricks

I Love a clean and shiny motor home. I hate waterspots It happens every time I wash our coach. I wind up with white water marks when it drys and I need to wipe the coach down to get rid of them. The wiping is always a bigger job than the original wash job. At ...

Be Careful Where You Plug In.

OK, today we need to talk man to man. It’s time we had a chat you and I. You are old enough that you have to start thinking about Safe RVing. Let’s face it Big Fella,you need to pay attention to where you’re putting that power cord of yours. I’m not kidding here, we really ...

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Be Kind To Your Batteries

Batteries are the heart and soul of every RV. We all know that, but still we abuse them so. that’s why I am reposting this Escapees RV Club article about proper battery maintenance. Read on my friends: How to Extend Your Battery Life Tips from Mark Nemeth You can extend your battery’s life by keeping ...

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20 Apps Rv’ers Love

01.06.2013 · Posted in Apps, Free Stuff, Full Time RVing, Product Review

Did you get a new tablet or smart phone for Christmas? Many of your neighbors did too. I think Rvers especially will find tablets and smart phones incredibly handy as we travel. From basic Google Maps, Google Earth and Navigation that most devices are shipped with, there are hundreds more that will both help us ...

Mice Love RV’s

12.15.2012 · Posted in Tips and Tricks

Sooner or later we all have little mice visitors in our RVs and thats never good news. And while my personal rodent experience is nothing more serious than a screaming wife I know people who have had  encounters with our little and not so little rodent friends that has cost them thousands to repair. If you ...

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Why Do I Have Weepholes?

The hole or slot you see on the right in the window frame in the picture is a weep hole. It’s purpose is to drain accumulated water from the window track inside of the glass. Without the weep hole water from condensation would accumulate in the window track before draining off into the walls of ...

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Driving Tips For Your RV

05.04.2012 · Posted in Tips and Tricks, Travel

So, you’re ready to climb up into the driver’s seat and hit the road. You’ve picked the ideal campground, made the reservation, stocked the RV, and locked the house up tight. Now if you only felt more comfortable mastering that “monster” on the road! Take heart. According to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), driving ...

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Rv Refrigerators And Fires

04.30.2012 · Posted in Safety, Tips and Tricks

I read somewhere not long ago that 80 percent of all RV fires start at the fridge. I don’t know for sure the 80% number is accurate but I do know that most parked RV fires that I have heard about in the last 10 years were all fridge related. In fact, our very good ...

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From Anode To Yaw. Let’s learn RV talk

Every industry has it’s own special language. Words and terms that mean something different in one industry then they might to people in other vocations. Here in the RV world we have a bunch that we understand but others may not. Fortunately our good friends at Jayco RV put a list together so we can ...

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Things To Look For when Buying An RV

03.25.2012 · Posted in Blogs, Buying RV's, Selling RV's

Gary Bunzer, better known as the “RV Doctor” has a great article on what to look for when you are purchasing your next RV. As Gary says “Sure, the floor plan is very important and the color scheme (inside and out) vital, but since recreation vehicles vary so much in price point, wouldn’t it be ...

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Big Motorhomes Are Easy To Drive

03.08.2012 · Posted in Class A Motorhomes, RV Travel

Really, they are. You certainly need to get used to the size but big coaches, particularily Diesel Pushers are agile and powerful. You sit high above traffic and can see well ahead. The open road is a beautiful place from up there behind that massive windshield. But don’t take my word for it, here’s an ...

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My Fridge Won’t Work

07.30.2011 · Posted in RV Travel, Tips and Tricks

I hear that comment all the time in the RV parks, especially this time of year. The part that most weekend RV’ers (and some not so weekenders) forget is that on warm days it takes at least twenty four hours for your fridge to properly cool. Why not turn your fridge on a couple of ...

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Deep Cycle Battery Maintenance Tips

01.31.2011 · Posted in Batteries and 12 volt

Regular and proper maintenance on the deep cycle batteries in your RV can save you a lot of problems and lot of dollars. Here’s what you need to know about deep cycle battery maintenance. Tweet ...

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