When our son was a youngster, my father bought him a small sailboat so he could “roam and explore” our lake. I thought I would do the same thing for our grandsons. So, I went down to our local kayak specialty store …
Whether you have winterized your motorhome and are staying put, or you are a road warrior getting ready for that next great adventure, I’d like to share some end-of-the-year tips with you to make the holidays a little less stressful.
With 40 active families, the Gold Diggers chapter is a relatively small group. Perhaps because of that, everyone knows and enjoys each other immensely. If we don’t see someone at one rally …
FMCA held its first national convention at Fort Ticonderoga in Ticonderoga, New York, in July 1964. Two months later, a group of motor-coach-owning friends from the six New England states, as well as …
The Rocky Mountain chapter held three rallies in southwestern Colorado in 2015. FMCA members were lured by the fabled Rocky Mountains and their valleys, which are a big draw during the summer months.
We have a 1998 motorhome with an Airxcel air conditioner and a Coleman-Mach thermostat. The thermostat controls — low, high, and automatic fan — work fine. We are able to turn the unit off with the thermostat. The system cools and heats fine. Our problem is the unit will not turn off by itself no matter what temperature we set. What is the problem?
Shortly after he founded Born Free Motorcoach in 1969, John N. Dodgen decided to test the company’s first prototype motorhome by driving to British Columbia with his family. They had traveled only 20 miles north of Born Free’s Humboldt, Iowa, factory, when a store clerk told Mr. Dodgen a story that compelled him to turn around.
Hydronic heating is an option or a standard feature in an increasing number of diesel-powered motorhomes. It’s popular among many coach owners because it provides clean, quiet, evenly distributed heat and unlimited, on-demand hot water.
The Kenneth T. Scott Pipe Dreamer's Award and the Robert L. Richter Award were presented during FMCA's 92nd Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase in Madison, Wisconsin.
The Country Coach Friends Incorporated chapter has made a habit of giving back to the communities where its rallies are held. That’s just part of what makes belonging to this club special.