I (Lowell) recently loaned one of my older bird books to a non-bird-watching friend, Marilyn, who is developing an interest in the feathered visitors to her backyard. Her immediate response was, â€œBut so many of these birds look alike. How can I figure out which one is in my yard?â€
Charlie has asked me to share some thoughts about motorhoming in this monthâ€™s column. When I met Charlie, I owned a huge canvas tent, the kind that smelled like oil of some kind and took a man and a boy to set it up. After a couple of camping trips, Charlie came right out and told me, “There has to be a better way to enjoy camping, like hot water, a built-in furnace, and maybe a color TV.”
Family Radio Communications
While the “Family Radio Communications” article in the June 2010 issue of Family Motor Coaching (page 50) covers the Family Radio Service and General Mobile Radio Service radios quite well, I think there is another level of radio communication that is available to motorhomers that is far superior and almost as easily available.
No Dash Fan Info
This information may help Dennis Auclair with the issue he described in his â€œNo Dash Fanâ€ letter that appeared in the March 2010 issue of Family Motor Coaching (page 14). I had the same problem on my 2000 Monaco Knight and this Web site was very helpful: www.evanstempcon.com/guides_ccl.php.
Damon Motor Coach has announced NHTSA recall 10V407000, which affects some 2005 through 2007 Damon Intruder and 2007 through 2011 Damon Challenger motorhomes manufactured between April 16, 2004, and September 1, 2010. The potential number of motorhomes involved is 286.
Dear RV Doctor:
Iâ€™ve heard about the dry method of winterizing a motorhome using a “Schrader valve” to blow the water out of the plumbing lines with an air compressor set to 20 psi, and then adding antifreeze in the kitchen, bath, and shower drains. Is this a good idea?
North met south at Blackwell Island RV Park in Coeur dâ€™Alene, Idaho, July 13 through 18, 2010, and the outcome was a terrific rally. Five member families from the Southwest Country Coachers (SWCC) chapter joined 10 member families from the Northwest Country Coachers (NWCC) chapter for five days of fun in the sun.
Winnebago Industries Celebrates 40 Years On New York Stock Exchange
On September 9, 2010, Winnebago Industries Inc. commemorated 40 years of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), as several company representatives took part in the Closing Bell ceremony to end trading on the floor that day.
Bread is the staff of life, yet when youâ€™re on the go it can be difficult to find the specialty loaves you use at home. …A new book is filled with surprises for experienced bakers as well as for non-bakers who long to learn the art of creating warm, fragrant, nutritious, homemade breads.
Thor Industries has repositioned its motorized products by combining Damon Motor Coach and Four Winds International into a new division called Thor Motor Coach. Recently, I interviewed Bill Fenech, president of Thor Motor Coach, to get his view on the exciting new developments at this well-respected company.
Deviating from our finely honed travel plans â€” to great protest, I might add â€” we left Interstate 40 at exit 311 in eastern Arizona just to learn whether Petrified Forest National Park was worth seeing. Did this flat, featureless, high desert plateau really have anything to offer?
Seashell-gatherers, swimmers, and those seeking the sunâ€™s warming rays come to the Fort Myers area for its 50 miles of world-class white sand beaches. Anglers test their skill. Tourists who enjoy historical sites, museums, and sundry entertainment blended with natureâ€™s gifts find this to be an ideal vacation spot in southwest Florida.