Generators And NonusezDear RV Doctor:I previously owned a motorhome with a diesel generator, and there were exercise requirements to follow during storage. I now drive a 2015 Newmar Bay Star Sport with a gas generator. Some people suggest that putting a stabilizer in the gasoline and running it long enough to get it through the carburetor is sufficient maintenance for several months of nonuse.The following companies have recalls delineated in this month's Recall Corner: Entegra Coach, Forest River Inc., Newmar Corporation, REV Recreation Group, Spartan Motors.Front-View Camera
I’m trying to find a mirror or camera that views the front end of the RV. Any suggestions?Cause For Wear On Motorhome BrakesDear Editor:I enjoyed reading the informative air brake articles by Mark Quasius (“Understanding Air Brakes,” page 48, August 2016, and “Testing Air Brakes,” page 40, September 2016). I am writing you because I have an issue with one paragraph in the September article.I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season, shared with close friends and family. 2016 was a fantastic year all around, in my opinion. I welcomed my second child and accepted the job of my dreams. Here’s to 2017 being even more successful!
Hello, My Fellow FMCA Family. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends. All of the associated festivities are now in our rearview mirror, and it is time to start talking about New Year’s resolutions.Are you a snowbird, or do you like RVing in colder climates? Describe your preference.
Movie magic has been made among the giant boulders in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.Many of us started out as tent campers, our grub boxes filled with apples and PB&J sandwiches. Still today, apples are a provision we travelers rely on for versatility and a nutritional power trip. …Here are ways to celebrate apples in motorhome cuisine.
Sometimes in the wee hours of the morning, with darkness shrouding the RV campground where his motorhome is parked, Dave Puckett is full-go into his workday. He might be on a call with clients in China. Or video conferencing with a customer in Dubai. Or preparing to catch a flight to Europe.
Who says you can’t go camping in the wintertime up North? For the fourth year in a row, we’re planning a winter outing at snowy Tahquamenon Falls State Park in Michigan’s remote Upper Peninsula.
A few years ago we lost a travel companion when we crossed the border from Canada into the United States. Her name was Colleen. She had journeyed with us in the motorhome for 50,000 miles, including many trips back and forth across the U.S.-Canada border.Thor Unveils New MotorhomeThe October 2016 California RV Show gave Thor Motor Coach the opportunity to showcase its 2017 motorhomes, including its new Type A model, Aria. The diesel-powered coach is equipped with a 360-horsepower Cummins engine.
When FMCA members get together, fun is always assured. But extra laughs and live music can make it even better. With that in mind, great entertainment has been lined up for the association’s 95th International …
Age or a medical condition might make it difficult for Fido to get into or out of a motorhome unassisted. Even worse, you might injure yourself while helping the pooch. The Web Master Harness from Ruffwear is designed to make it easier for a person to assist a dog with mobility problems.
The Apache Trail is one of the most renowned drives among tourists in the Phoenix, Arizona, region. When you visit Chandler for FMCA’s 95th International Convention March 7 through 10, add it to your must-see list.
2016 marked the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Niagara Frontier Travelers chapter. To commemorate this milestone, chapter members gathered October 14, 15, and 16, 2016, in East Aurora, New York, where they were joined by members from neighboring chapters for a weekend of special events.
Members of 20th Century Wagontrainers (TCW) celebrated the chapter’s 50th anniversary with a rally September 30-October 2, 2016, at Old Mill Stream Campground in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
No motorhome owner wants water to leak into the coach, a situation that can lead to rot, mold, and damage to the interior surfaces. What’s more, water leaks can be difficult to correct, because finding the intrusion point can be a challenge. Most leaks occur because a sealant has failed.Travelers in some 166 motorhomes converged on McGee Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds, in Farmington, New Mexico, September 25-28, 2016, for the Rocky Mountain Area Rally — affectionately known as the Rocky Mountain Ramble. FMCA members from several chapters came from Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.Families arrived in 37 motorhomes for the Badger chapter’s 50th anniversary rally, held September 22–25, 2016, at Recreation Park in Tomah, Wisconsin. Torrential rains on Wednesday and Thursday gave way to dry skies on Friday and Saturday.