RV Travel Newsletter Issue 769

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 16th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Issue 769 • Week of Nov. 19–25, 2016 Editor’s corner       With Chuck Woodbury Chuck (at) RVtravel.com Gail and I are in Sacramento, heading south…

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Trail-Lite RV has pump and electrical issues

  Dear Gary, I recently purchased a 2007 R-Vision Trail-Lite RV. I live in Iowa and am trying to winterize it but when I put the RV antifreeze in, I can’t get it to circulate throughout the system. Am I doing something wrong or do you think I have a bad pump? The owner’s manual has very sparse information. I…

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Kidde recalls 5 million combination smoke/CO alarms

  From United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, November 10, 2016: Approximately 5.1 million Kidde NightHawk combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms sold in the U.S. and Canada are being recalled. The alarm can fail to continue to chirp when it reaches its seven year end of life if the batteries are replaced, leading consumers to believe it is still working.…

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Snowbird RVers can get DSL or cable Internet service

  By Chris Guld, www.geeksontour.com We’ve written a lot of articles here about how RV travelers can get Internet service.  All the options are some type of wireless service (Wi-Fi, Cellular, Satellite) because there is no wire that stretches with your RV down the road! But wired is almost always better than wireless, it’s more reliable, it’s usually faster, *and*…

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Did RVers buy “too much” motorhome?

  Dear RV Shrink: I think we bought too much motorhome. It makes my husband nervous to drive. He’s always saying, “I just want to park this sucker.” We are now headed south for the winter and he will only drive on interstate highways, stay in commercial campgrounds with pull-thru sites and use truck-stop-sized gas stations. Today was our most…

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RV Travel Newsletter Issue 767

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 16th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Issue 767 • Week of Nov. 5–11, 2016 Editor’s corner With Chuck Woodbury Chuck (at) RVtravel.com My friend Dave Helgeson sent me this photograph. “Thought…

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Dramatic geology at Red Rock Canyon State Park

  By Bob Difley The 50-site campground at Red Rock Canyon State Park is tucked into the base of colorful desert cliffs where once the Kawaiisu Indians hunted rabbits and small game. I was reminded of this when I had taken no more than a dozen steps outside my motorhome and confronted a coyote stalking a cottontail. Suddenly the coyote…

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