Thumbs up – January 2018

Positive comments about products, people and places. Here are some recent “thumbs up” letters or comments we’ve received from readers of RVtravel.com. Asking permission sometimes equals free overnight parking Some of the nicest overnights we’ve enjoyed have been odd parking lots where we called and ASKED PERMISSION. For instance, one night in some small town in Kansas we were finishing... Read More

Thumbs up – December 2017

Positive comments about products, people and places. Here are some recent “thumbs up” letters or comments we’ve received from readers of RVtravel.com. Something worthwhile to do with your “free time” How about joining us Care-A-Vanners through Habitat for Humanity and building houses for worthy persons who qualify for a house? That’s what we do and it keeps us very busy... Read More

Reader letter: Frustrated with new Jayco coach

Dear Chuck, We’re newbies to the RV experience and have been increasingly disenchanted with the lack of quality in workmanship. Not to mention the constant battles between the dealer and the manufacturer. We purchased a new 2017 Jayco Alante motorhome in April. To date, it’s having front end problems that for some reason can’t be identified or repaired. The tires... Read More

RV makers’ one-upmanship getting out of control

By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR I received this press release today. Here’s the first paragraph. ASA Electronics is providing a complete JENSEN® audio/video package for Coachmen’s 2018 Adrenaline Toy Hauler. The Adrenaline will feature JENSEN’s new App Ready JWM70A stereo, powerful 12 volt JMPSW800 amplified subwoofer, and marine grade MS650 coaxial speakers, along with a 40-inch LED TV to complete the... Read More

Thumbs down: Loose bolts under the slideout

We received this letter from an RVtravel.com reader. There are two sides to every story, so always keep that in mind. After reading this, please comment about your own, similar experiences. Dear Chuck, Recently I noticed daylight emitting into my fifth wheel along the side of the slide-out. The RV is a Rockwood Signature Ultra Light, 32-foot 8289WS by Forest... Read More