RV weight limits can sneak up on you

By Greg Illes I‘ve learned to always drive my RV within its specified weight limits. How I learned this is a long and somewhat sordid tale, but I’ll touch on the highlights. First of all, know that “stock” motorhomes do not have a reputation as load-haulers. Manufacturers seem to play a minimalist game, buying a chassis (from Ford or whoever)... Read More

Should you buy a damaged RV and fix it up yourself?

By Steve Savage Mobility RV Service   For the majority of folks, buying a damaged RV and fixing it up themselves is an absolutely terrible idea. Why do I say that? Several reasons come to mind. First, many units — sold by insurance companies, for example — come with a salvage title. State laws vary as to what is needed... Read More

One-of-a-kind motorhome on display in Polson, Montana

You won’t see another motorhome like this one, which I found at the wonderful Miracle of America Museum in Polson, Montana. The plan is to eventually restore it. For now it just sits. It was built by Marshal Sanders of Highland, Michigan in the late 1960s out of a bunch of other vehicles. It’s powered by a 1966 Olds Tornado... Read More