The August issue of Family Motor Coaching contained an article titled “Understanding Air Brakes,” which explained the components of air brake systems and how they operate. Now we turn our attention to testing and troubleshooting such systems.
What better location for an island camping experience that promises pristine beauty and solitude amid huge amounts of history, both natural and human? Plus, this place is not far off the beaten path, offering an easy excursion for those traveling through Utah.
Ah, retirement. One of its great rewards, eagerly anticipated by many, is the freedom to travel. Sounds nice, but Ben and Rebecca Pazdernik, F458300, aren’t waiting around. Instead, they reconfigured their lives so they can travel now, while they’re young and — dare we say it? — restless.
So you've been to all of FMCA’s area rallies and attended a convention or three. Seen every state, every Canadian province, and a few territories for good measure. But wait! How about attending a major motorhome rally away from your “comfort zone” — or better still, away from your continent?
As a kid, I dreaded September. It was “back to school” time. Now, as an empty-nest RVer, I am still a bit sorry to see September come, but for another reason: it means fewer families in our parks and campgrounds.
As Josh Gifford discussed the restoration of Bob and Janet Prince’s 1977 GMC motorhome, he couldn’t help but gush every so often. He described it as “an awesome opportunity,” “a dream job,” and “a ton of fun.”
The motorhome was parked next to a dumpster, which seemed fitting for the tired old relic of the past. It wasn’t the weathered, rotted awning silhouetted against the dark sky that caught our imagination. It wasn’t the flat tire, or the greasy odor, or the critters that made their home in the wheel wells. It wasn’t the faded, peeling paint or the rusted, dented hubcaps that captivated us.