The following company has a recall delineated in this month's Recall Corner: Newmar Corporation.Gen Set InfoThe December 2014 “Readers’ Forum” column (page 16) mentioned that any generator with two legs of 120 volts AC could be connected to provide 240 volts AC output. Twenty years ago I went through this with Onan, and they said the generator absolutely was not designed to do that.
The Real Cost And Value Of MotorhomingDear Editor:In the February 2015 “RV News & Notes” column (page 45), you included the results of a study commissioned by Recreation Vehicle Industry Association about motorhome vacation cost versus other forms of vacation travel (“Motorhomes Shine In Vacation Cost Study”).My wife and I have enjoyed watching "NBC Nightly News" with anchor Brian Williams for many years. In fact, I try to make it home from the office in time to catch the familiar and soothing fanfare of John Williams' composition The Mission, which accompanies the opening credits of each broadcast.
Multiple TV FailuresDear RV Doctor:I have a 2010 Winnebago Aspect that I purchased new in 2011. I have been through three televisions. A TV repairperson checked them and said the inverters failed on all three. One repair technician found it odd that there is no insulation behind the entertainment center.Cost ComparisoIf you pay for electricity at a campsite but wonder whether it would be more economical to operate your refrigerator on propane, here’s how to make an approximate cost comparisonThe Central Florida Roadrunners chapter gathered October 17-19, 2014, to celebrate its 40th anniversary at Travelers Rest RV Resort and Golf Course in Dade City, Florida. Twenty-five coaches attended.
Recent changes in the life insurance industry may be especially beneficial for full-timers. The trend is toward less red tape and lower rates, according to Brian Greenberg, president and founder of Scottsdale, Arizona-based True Blue Life Insurance, www.truebluelifeinsurance.com.
When I look back over the past three years and the 80,000 miles we have traveled in our small motorhome, I have one major regret. We should have started earlier, years ago, when the notion of exploring North America in a motorhome first grabbed hold of my soul.Marathon Plans To Increase ProductionThanks to strong sales in 2014, luxury bus converter Marathon Coach plans to increase production by 50 percent in 2015, with further growth expected in 2016, president and owner Steve Schoellhorn said.Collapsible BowlsWho doesn’t want more storage room in the RV? Prepworks Thinstore Collapsible Storage Bowls free up valuable space. They come in a set of three sizes. When not in use, the plastic bowls get smaller simply by pressing on them.The Suwannee Valley Vagabonds chapter marked its 25th anniversary with a rally January 9-11, 2015, at Oaks ’n’ Pines RV Park in Lake City, Florida.When their son and daughter competed on the rodeo circuit, Geraldine “Geri” Ann Innocenti and her husband, Tony, F56315, traveled by motorhome to events mostly within an hour of their Victoria, Texas, home.