RV Daily Tips Newsletter 1002

Issue 1002 • November 8, 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! FREE Holiday Shipping for everyone at Amazon.com Amazon is now offering free shipping to all U.S. customers (not just Prime members) with no minimum purchase required.  If you shop at…

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Grand Design recalls trailers: Mini-breaker issue could cause fire

Grand Design RV is recalling certain 2019 Grand Design Reflection travel trailers, models 285BHTS, 287RLTS and 297RSTS. The wires to the 50-amp mini-breaker may be installed incorrectly, leaving the circuit unprotected. If the unprotected circuit overheats or experiences a short, it can increase the risk of a fire. Grand Design will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the 50-amp mini-breaker…

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Yellowstone geyser erupts, spewing debris and rubbish 30 feet into the air

A shower of debris littered the ground with cigarette butts, rocks, a cinder block, and even a grizzly bear warning sign when Ear Spring geyser blew on September 15 sending rubbish flying 30 feet into the air at Yellowstone National Park, giving scientists a collection of debris to study, reports Express.co. Yellowstone museum curator Colleen Curry said: “Stuff like this…

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Winter Texans increase after years of decline

The Rio Grande Valley’s Winter Texan population ticked upward last season after nearly a decade of declining numbers. That’s the good news from the latest Winter Texan Survey conducted by the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley (UTRVG), according to The Monitor. The bad news is that household spending appears to be significantly down from the previous season, though officials are…

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Last caribou in the contiguous U.S. will be relocated to Canada

If wildlife watching is one of your favorite RV activities, you had better hurry if you want to see caribou in the contiguous U.S. According to the Helena Independent Record, caribou, known as the grey ghosts of Idaho and Washington’s forests, will no longer roam the Lower 48. After decades of work reintroducing the large ungulates into the two states, Canadian…

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San Francisco bans RVs on De Wolf Street, but no solutions offered

In an unusually contentious vote (4-3), and despite the lack of a clear policy on such bans, San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors voted to ban oversize vehicles on De Wolf Street, forcing homeless RV dwellers to vacate this Ingleside street. City officials are now rushing to research solutions for homeless RV dwellers, who, much like tent encampments,…

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