RV Daily Tips Newsletter 956

Issue 956 • August 21, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! U.S. shoppers: Shop at Amazon.com Canadian shoppers: Shop at Amazon.ca QUICK TIPS No-stick vent lids Tony King makes this suggestion: “Most lubricant you spray on vent cranks, etc., attracts dust,…

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Boat dealers compete with RV dealers for techs

One reason why RV techs seem to be in short supply among RV dealerships is the competition for techs by the boating industry, reports Woodall’s Campground Management. Like the RV industry, the boating sector is also dealing with a shortage of technicians. According to an oped by Soundings Trade Only, a recent announcement by the RV Industry Association is likely…

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Newberry National Volcanic Monument closes campgrounds for season

If you had hopes of camping at Newberry National Volcanic Monument in Deschutes National Forest, near Bend, Oregon, you may need to change your plans. Several campgrounds within the monument will close early for the season because of a project designed to remove diseased trees, reports The Bulletin. The U.S. Forest Service announced that it will begin the “Shield” forest…

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Lightning-caused wildfires break out across Central Oregon

It seems that hot and dry Central Oregon has not been able to avoid wildfires breaking out as have plagued California. Central Oregon Fire Management Service responded to 46 new fires Friday, several growing large in the hot, dry conditions, and threatening several campgrounds, reported KTVZ News. (Update: Hwy. 26 reopens; campgrounds under Level 2, 1 alerts; Warm Springs fire…

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