RV Travel Newsletter, June 18-24

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 15th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Issue 747 • Week of June 18-24, 2016 Editor’s corner With Chuck Woodbury Chuck(at)RVtravel.com The WiFi in RV parks stinks. Now, for RVers who truly…

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EverGreen finally confirms shutdown

MIDDLEBURY, Indiana, June 17, 2016 — After a week of rumors, officials at EverGreen Recreational Vehicles officially announced the closing of the business.  The RV manufacturer, which touted itself as an environmentally friendly, cutting-edge firm, let workers go and closed its doors last week, former employees and Elkhart County government officials said. EverGreen officials, however, had remained quiet, not responding to…

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Think rubber tires will protect your RV from lightning? Think again!

When lightning is striking all around, do you think your RV, riding atop rubber tires, will protect you from being struck? Well, hate to spoil your confidence, but they won’t. The fact is, in some RVs you will be heavily protected, but in others you might as well just stand outside. Learn more from RV electricity expert Mike Sokol in…

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“Early morning black bears” spare tire cover

By Bob Difley With Tire Cover Central you can choose from a large selection of Horses, Dolphins, Eagles, camping scenes, cartoons, and more. All spare tire covers are made from rugged marine grade vinyl and double stitched with heavy duty upholstery thread and come with a one year warranty. All spare tire covers are secured by a 90-pound test rope…

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Clean your dump hose the easy way

By Bob Difley Did you ever ask yourself why you store away your sewer hose after dumping your tanks without cleaning it – thoroughly, not just a feeble rinse. Well, you don’t have to any more. The Camco RV Sewer Hose Rinser with Shut-Off Valve thoroughly rinses your sewer hose before storing. This unique sewer hose rinser features jet cleaning…

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Better to flat-tow dinghy or use tow dolly?

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. Dear Chris,I’m just starting research on RVing but it seems like it would be a good idea to avoid the additional mileage put on the toad during towing by using a dolly. With…

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