So add those second-hand units to the armada of recreational vehicles on the road.
As an unofficial cultural anthropologist studying the RV lifestyle, I have found it both comforting and fascinating. We’re headed to Wichita Falls for two or three weeks and then will drift toward Elkhart, Indiana, for the RVillage Rally May 17-21, where I will speak along with several of our columnists.
Learn about attending and a special discount code to save 10 percent on registration. The departing snowbirds are beginning their migration north — to a home, or a favorite park where they spend each summer, or to wander about the country. Then, like school children, they will ask each other, “What did you do this summer?
Elkhart, Indiana, was the poster child for what was bad with the nation’s economy. If the sealant around your roof edges, skylights and the like is looking cracked, brittle, loose or turned up at the edges, some repair and replacement is in order. The Mission’s dazzling white walls have given it the name “The White Dove of the Desert.” It still serves the Tohono O’odham today with daily masses. It is the only water heater that can be decalcified to extend product life to maintain performance, replace any 6-16 gallon water heater and the “Easy Drain Lever” makes winterization simple. • Hubby annoyed with wife’s “considerate” driving style. —The First Alert Tundra Fire Extinguishing Aerosol Spray is easier to use and discharges 4 times longer than traditional fire extinguishers.
Make an appointment to upgrade your RV at a Truma Sales & Service Center or find your closest dealer here. • Fulltime RVing – Plan ahead for “hanging up the keys.” • Finding good boondocking campsites on long road trips. With an aerosol nozzle and portable size, it’s suited for the kitchen, car, garage, boat or RV.
If I decide to go, I need to choose whether to turn left or right when I leave the campground.” I did no planning. I was never lost because I never cared where I was.
It was all about the journey, about what I would discover around the next bend in the road.
Readers send me emails with news of new campgrounds or an expansion of an old one — say, maybe, a gain of 100 campsites. But the bad news is that if you figure the number of new RVs being sold in a year, and you divide by 12 months, you realize that 1,500 new RVs are being sold every day, or about one a minute.
Those 100 campsites don’t amount to much especially when some parks are closing or turning RV sites into cabins.
Most often, there were no nearby neighbors, sometimes none at all.
Today, my RV is essentially a “mobile home,” not a vehicle to leisurely drive back roads or escape to the great outdoors.
I doubt they will, or even care, but miracles do happen. Many readers set up an ongoing subscription, most to month. • Newmar recalls 2,139 motorhomes for power steering issue. Exhaust, generator noise, carbon monoxide detectors – Greg Illes tries to figure it all out and not get asphyxiated in the process. If you’ve been RVing for long, you know that’s no joke. There are multiple openings available in several locations. Water conservation is one of the most limiting factors on the number of days you can boondock or camp without a water supply. Perfect for full-timers and permanently parked RVs. Dear RV Shrink: I am trying to talk my husband into trading our big diesel pusher motorhome in for something shorter. Read the rest of the question and the RV Shrink’s advice. Until now, the standard for heating recreation vehicles of all types has been to use bottled propane (LPG). Change from week before: Up 3 cents; Change from year before: Up 49 cents.