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Caravan Accessories Shopping

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 Theodor Cartman (November 12, 2008)  When people hear about caravans, the image that immediately comes to mind is that of a convoy of camels and donkeys in some tribal land. This is true. Caravans first began appearing in the Middle Eastern parts and even parts of Arabia and North Africa where numerous nomadic tribes still cross the vast expanses of the desert in search of goods and services to buy and sell. In the past, .. (RV)

Mark Polk's RV Quick Tips

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 Mark Polk (November 10, 2008)  TowingWhenever you are determining the tow capacity of a vehicle make sure you know what the rear axle ratio is. It is quite possible to have the same type and size of vehicle with the same engine and the tow ratings vary by several thousand pounds. The axle ratio is a comparison of how many times the drive shaft rotates, versus the rear wheels. A 4.10:1 axle ratio means the drive shaft . (RV)

Multiple Uses of Recreational Vehicles

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 David Urmann (November 09, 2008)  Recreational vehicle (often referred as RV) is an enclosed equipment with dual purposes. First it functions as a regular moving vehicle, and second as a temporary home. Some people call this as a motor home or a motor caravan. A recreational vehicle is intended for almost every use, to travel to different places yet still feel like being at home. RVs can be rented in many cities. .. (RV)

What Type of RV is Best For Working Or Volunteering on the Road?

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 Jaimie Hall Bruzenak (November 06, 2008)  This is a great question, but what type of RV to purchase, unfortunately, has no clear-cut answer. It is partly a matter of preference and partly dependent on the type and amount of RVing you plan to do. Full-time or part-time RVer? irst of all, if you will be living in your RV full-time, you want to choose a rig designed for full-timing. Generally you are looking at Class A motorhomes . (RV)

Dodge Sprinter Offers Great MPG

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 Andrew Stratton (October 21, 2008)  Times are tough and fuel prices are high, but some of us can't transport all we need to transport in a fuel-efficient economy car. Luckily, we don't have to, because Dodge Sprinter offers an average city MPG in the upper-20s, which is great for a cargo/passenger van of its size. Though, admittedly, it is no Prius in fuel efficiency, it offers the passenger capacity to handle large .. (RV)

What Are RV Air Conditioners?

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 Martin Applebaum (October 21, 2008)  Most people (when hear first time) get confused when they hear RV Air Conditioners. Well, there is absolutely no rocket science when it comes to RV air conditioners. In fact, RV air conditioners are quite similar to split system air conditioners.   They do however differ substantially with window air conditioners as in window ACs all the parts are installed in a single unit whereas in .. (RV)

Finding a Used RV

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 Jitesh Arora (October 03, 2008)  Traveling with the comfort of your home is possible through recreational vehicles (RV's). Suitable for camping, nature trekking, or even visiting faraway relatives RV's can be the answer to your accommodation needs while on the road. Brand new RV's can be expensive and buying used RV is the alternative. How to find RV's at affordable prices? There are actually plenty of options. Going .. (RV)

RV Scenic Routes - Southern Colorado

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 Dawn Kocjancic (September 26, 2008)  While fall is typically a signal of the end of the RV season in the Rocky Mountains, it is a sight that should be enjoyed before the wind drops the leaves and the snow masks the colors. As autumn starts to invade the air, the mountains of Southern Colorado begin to change. From Labor Day to mid October, the cool air at higher elevations invades our basic senses of touch, smell, and .. (RV)

Three Places You're Sure to Find Motorhomes in the US

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 Alexis Moretti (September 25, 2008)  The U. S. is a vast nation with a wide network of national parks and historic landmarks that appeal to many travelers. What better way to see some of America's most notable spots than with a motorhome? Motorhomes are, basically, homes away from homes in which travelers can pack their family and friends for a prolonged road trip in style. Each motorhome model varies in features and .. (RV)

Selling Solar Power RV Products

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 Edward Dean (September 24, 2008)  The beauty of having an RV is the freedom to go just about anywhere you can drive it. The beauty of selling solar power RV products is that they allow those freedom seekers to have the convenience of power just about anywhere the sun shines! That includes the boondocks where people venture to avoid overcrowded campgrounds. Today, with consumers demanding ecologically safe products, .. (RV)

Accessories You Should Have For Your 5th Wheel

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 Easton Muir (September 23, 2008)  If you operate a vehicle that requires a 5th wheel, chances are good that you have at least some working knowledge of how 5th wheel accessories can protect your truck, enhance driving comfort, and ensure that your vehicle stays scratch-free. However, for those drivers just beginning to learn about the functions and features of a 5th wheel, here is an overview of some of the most popular . (RV)

RV Camping - Ten Ways to Save Money

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 Jaimie Hall Bruzenak (September 21, 2008)  Here are ten ways to save money on campground expenses: 1. Use a directory. You can minimize driving miles off your route and pick out lower priced places to stay. Call ahead to verify rates and availability. 2. Join a membership park or join a half-price camping club. Both offer lower rates to members. Investigate membership parks before joining. They may or may not save you money. .. (RV)

Dodge Sprinter Helps to Move My Large Family With Ease

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 Andrew Stratton (September 12, 2008)  "She's touching me!" “I can't stretch my legs!" “Are we there yet?!" The very idea of loading up the family for an evening out or for a road trip makes you cringe when it should be about a quality family time. But, your regular van is just not getting the job done. The seats are small and the space between the benches is narrow. If you're going on a trip, by the time .. (RV)

The NADA RV Association

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 Matthew Leary (September 11, 2008)  Recreational vehicles, as the term indicates are mainly used for recreational purposes. They have the dual advantage of being used as a travel home and as a vehicle for moving about. Although they are meant for recreational purposes, some of them are also used for full time living by the occupants. A common misconception with regards to them is that, the poor use them only. But these .. (RV)

The Importance of a Quality RV Mattress

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 Matthew Leary (September 11, 2008)  RVs otherwise termed as Recreational Vehicles have become a style icon these days. Although in the earlier days, they were primarily used or symbolically attributed to the poor, who could not afford a normal house, nowadays Recreational Vehicles pose much more facilities than that which comes with a normal house. A typical RV consists of mattresses, a kitchen for preparation of .. (RV)

The Evolution of Motorhomes

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 Matthew Leary (September 11, 2008)  Recreational Vehicles have come a long way from “traveling homes" to style icons. Besides being passionate, RVers can be termed as resilient. The transition or evolution of RVs can be attributed to the dramatic changes in the technology. A few of them have been outlined in the following paragraphs. The construction of the RV can be suitably given the first place. In the initial .. (RV)

Time to Follow the Sun

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 Nelson Stewart (September 09, 2008)  Some of us are looking wistfully at the beautiful sunsets and realizing that the nights are closing in earlier thus signaling that Jack Frost will soon be knocking on the window. However, others amongst us are rubbing our hands in glee at the approach of winter and rushing around in a frenzy of excitedly gathering things up. Yes, for many lucky retirees the cooler evenings and the .. (RV)

A Home For Your RV

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 Kamyar Shah (September 09, 2008)  RV storage is going to be of high concern if your RV has no secured place for parking. You might park it in your driveway or in your backyard, but it is not at all safe for your vehicle. As you are not going to use your RV on a regular basis, you should have a proper place to keep it. Otherwise, bad weather condition or dirt can damage some parts of your vehicle, giving you a lot of .. (RV)

RV Camp For Holidays Or Just Weekends

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 Eric J. Slarkowski (September 05, 2008)  Life has such a way of sometimes piling it on with huge work loads and a disorganized home life that a vacation becomes extremely necessary. It might not cross the mind of some, but RV camping could be a surprisingly rejuvenating experience as well inexpensive. Those outside of the camping community might not be aware but RV is an abbreviation for “recreational vehicle" This makes . (RV)

Provide Shelter For Your Motor Home

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 Rochelle Steelsen (September 04, 2008)  The motor home you own represents more than a status symbol. It is something you have worked hard for with everything possible, and it enables you to become free and go away from the bustle and stress of an ordinary life. It's a great way to view the countryside and experience facets of American life that many tourists often miss out on. Sometimes, just knowing that you can climb into .. (RV)

Tips on Shopping For Portable RV Generators

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 Chuck Cox (August 26, 2008)  So you just bought your first RV. Congratulations! Now you need to think about how you are going to power the things inside the RV when you take her on her first trip. You don't want to run the engine in order to turn on the lights in the middle of the night or use the air conditioner. This is what portable RV generators are for. There are some things to consider before shopping for .. (RV)

Campervan Hire in Australia Tips About Planning Your Hire

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 Shane Spencer (July 29, 2008)  Australia is a very large country and driving distances can be long. Don't spend all day driving just to keep to an unrealistic itinerary. You will see and enjoy it more with a relaxed schedule. Either plan to travel a shorter distance or allow more time. There may be many local attractions that you will miss if traveling to a tight schedule. Campervan and motor home rental offices in .. (RV)

RV Furniture Color Theme

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 Sai Vallejos (July 25, 2008)  When choosing RV furniture it is useful to know the relationship between color and mood. Color, strictly speaking, is light energy. Energy reflected from objects. For people, it's the only type of energy we can actually see and, believe it or not, these colors can affect our mood. Dr. Max Lescher, a Swiss professor of psychology and the inventor of the Lescher Color Test, knew that the . (RV)

The Grand Touring Caravan Sale Why Its a Good Time to Buy a Used Touring Caravan in the UK

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 Le Doc (July 24, 2008)  With the world economy slowing down and possibly even going into recession, fuel prices on the increase and more and more unhinged individuals trying to prove their point by blowing things and people up, it might just be the right time to consider taking a holiday of a different sort. No planes, airports, hotels, railway stations and crowded tourist traps. No lugging suitcases all over . (RV)

Camper Van Hire in Australia Tips For Researching Your Camper Van Options

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 Shane Spencer (July 23, 2008)  Vehicle Size Is the camper van going to be big enough? The vehicle will be your home away from home so it needs to be comfortable. The first thing to consider is the number of passengers; this will determine the minimum size of the vehicle; ie 4 passengers will require at least a 4 berth motor home. However a 5 or 6 berth motor home will provide that extra room and comfort. A basic .. (RV)

Buying a Cheap Caravan Why, What and Where

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 Le Doc (July 21, 2008)  Buying a cheap caravan should not be too difficult today with easy access to numerous internet sites selling second hand caravans and rocketing fuel prices and transport costs putting the squeeze on many household budgets. However, you should still exercise some discretion before rushing out to buy the first used caravan for sale that you find on the web. Here are 7 factors you should . (RV)

Elkhart County RV Capital of the World

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 Bob Masters (July 16, 2008)  RV Industry is Big in Elkhart County Elkhart County, Indiana, is home to many Recreational vehicle (RV), mobile home and boat manufacturers including such well known companies as Bennington Marine, the Damon Corporation, Four Winds, Hy-Line, Keystone, Monaco, Skyline, Sun Valley, and Travel Supreme all located in the City of Elkhart. In the surrounding Elkhart County area are many other . (RV)

Maintenance is Important For RV Air Conditioners

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 Mike Selvon (July 11, 2008)  People love to get out on the open road and explore the many sights that this country has to offer from the comfort of their recreation vehicles. Making sure that RV air conditioners are in tip-top condition when the summer months are just round the corner is a top priority for most experienced RV owners. This is because when the weather starts to turn warm, an RV can be one of the most . (RV)

The Basics of Increasing Your Mileage in an RV

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 Greg Pasteur (July 10, 2008)  The techniques that are applied to cars and trucks to increase your fuel mileage also work for your RV Simply by changing a few of your habits can increase your mileage by 10 to 20 percent or more depending how bad your driving habits are. Some of the more practical ways are to avoid unnecessary acceleration and braking (if you have a diesel, look into having an exhaust brake with hi .. (RV)

RV Rentals in Houston What to Look For

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 Robert Ferguson (July 08, 2008)  If you're in or near Houston, you won't have any trouble finding great RV rentals for excellent prices. Houston RV Center has a wide selection of all sorts of RVs for rent, and can even sell you a new or pre-owned RV if that's what you'd prefer. No matter what your vacation needs, the Houston RV Center will be able to help you. Types Of RVs For Rent If you're a first-time RV renter, .. (RV)

Camping in a RV A Good Vacation Option For Your Family

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 Alan Wiener (July 02, 2008)  Have you ever been camping in an RV? According to the RVIA (Recreation Vehicle Industry Association) almost one in 12 vehicle owning households in the U. S. can answer yes to this question. If you answered No to this question, then stick around, this article is meant for you. If you are like most people you lead a very hectic life. You feel like you are working harder now than you ever . (RV)

Buying and Selling RVs in the Great North West

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 Jim F. Smith (July 01, 2008)  Seattle RVs Wouldn't it be cool if you can take your family for a holiday in a RV? With all the comfort of a mobile home provided by the RV, you will feel as if you have never left your home! Or how about a RV as your mobile office to serve your business purpose when it requires you to travel up and down while you just can't seems to leave your office behind? Or maybe how about just .. (RV)

RV Slide Out Toppers

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 Ray F Oberreuter (June 29, 2008)  First came the slide out, dramatically increasing inside living space of the modern RV. It did not take long for RV awning manufacturers such as Dometic's A&E and Carefree of Colorado to recognize and seize upon an opportunity and the slide out cover was born. Attaching to the outside of the slide room and on an awning rail mounted on the RV just above the slide room while utilizing a .. (RV)

Is Now the Right Time to Buy an RV?

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 Alan Wiener (June 28, 2008)  The recent skyrocketing fuel prices and the falling value of homes have impacted both RV owners and the RV Industry. In the past 6 months 2 major RV manufacturers have shut their doors permanently. Quite a few people who recently bought new RVs at the highest monthly payments that they could qualify for are now regretting their decision to get the RV of their dreams. In other words .. (RV)

Hassle free Holidays The Joys of Owning an RV

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 Graham Baylis Jr (June 28, 2008)  For the increasing number of holidaymakers who chose to travel and stay in an RV (Recreational Vehicle), life on the open road offers an unrivalled sense of freedom. You can explore the length and breadth of the country at your own pace in total comfort, without having to worry about train delays, flight cancellations, heavy suitcases and the usual annoyances that come with traveling .. (RV)

Canceling Your Vacation Because of Gas Prices

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 Robert J Walsh (June 27, 2008)  Well here we are on Independence Day, the time for fun and vacations. The year is 2008 and a sharp increase in gasoline prices have put a crunch on your plans. Are you curtailing or even worse, canceling your vacation? The visit to grandma's summer home in the Adirondacks will not take place this year because gasoline prices have destroyed your budget. Sit back and think about what our . (RV)

How to Learn to Safely Tow a 5th Wheel RV

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 Bob Masters (June 23, 2008)  When towing a travel trailer behind a car or pickup with a bumper hitch you always know it's there. One of the great things about a 5th wheel RV trailer is that it tows so easily it is easy to forget you have that huge object behind you. But there is a feel, especially through the steering wheel (even with power steering) that you need to learn to recognize. Learn to judge specific .. (RV)

Plane, Train, Bus Or Car?

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 Bob Masters (June 22, 2008)  Shall we take the plane? So you need to get somewhere in the 48 states. Do you choose a plane, a train, a bus (there are still a few left) or your personal automobile? Fuel is now a major expense, not only for you and your car but for everybody. The airlines have been losing money for years mostly due to artificially low fares. Now they have the jet fuel crunch. It is that old story, .. (RV)

5 Per Gallon Doesnt Have to Kill RVing

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 Bob Masters (June 17, 2008)  Increasing Pessimism about RVing Over the past two months I have seen eight articles stating that the current costs of fuel has killed RVing. And I have seen many more articles that hint at this attitude. If you can afford to own an RV and have it sit in your driveway (it's still costing you even if you don't use it) there is no reason you cannot still enjoy it - if that's why you .. (RV)

Buying an RV Listen to Your Heart

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 Bob Masters (June 16, 2008)  Introduction to Owning an RV Until we bought our first ‘RV’ in December of 1963 we had been habitual campers. Although my assignments caused us to change our residence many times, we always found a way to go camping - usually on weekends. In December of 1963 we acquired a used, 1948 Flxible Clipper with a stick shift, 200 pound clutch and a wimpy Buick engine. The Flxible .. (RV)

Choosing The Right RV For You

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 Jason Kay (May 28, 2008)  You've been considering the purchase of an RV, but now, with gas prices so high, maybe you're re-considering. While you want to evaluate any vehicle purchase, here are a few things you may not have thought about Recreational Vehicles. First, there is an RV for any spending level. You can find tent trailers for a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, depending on whether you want new .. (RV)

Recreation Vehicles Suppliers

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 Robert Grazian (May 22, 2008)  Recreation vehicle suppliers are springing up all over the world, as the demand for recreational vehicles increases. Go through the United States and you will find dealers who act only as recreation vehicles suppliers, all you can see is various makes of RVs next to each other. The most famous RVs are American and dates back to the days when Winnebago Industries were pretty much the .. (RV)

Recreation Vehicle - The Essentials Of Buying A RV!

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 Abhishek Agarwal (April 12, 2008)  Looking for recreation vehicle can gets quite confusing when new to RV camping. You would not know where to look out for the vehicles on sale. How to find a great place to buy this recreation vehicle from? Whether we should buy used one or a new one? To make this whole scenario simple, just follow through few steps to go about buying a recreation vehicle. When you plan your purchase, .. (RV)

The Truth About The Environmental Efficiency Of An RV For The Environmentally Conscious!

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 Brian Gore (March 26, 2008)  An RV is THE home for ‘Earth Conscious', responsible people! I'm aware of the common preconception of wastefulness they're saddled with. I'd also submit; that preconception is misguided. The truth is, I don't believe that the average American could live more environmentally conscious, than with what is ‘built in’ to the RV lifestyle. Take a minute and think about it. .. (RV)

Recreational Vehicles (RV) - The Basics For Enjoying a Camp

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 Abhishek Agarwal (March 08, 2008)  The people in the U. S. are increasingly choosing recreation vehicles for their field and camping trips. If you are contemplating getting one for yourself, just to spend some quality time in the fresh outdoors of the various camping parks and lakesides in the country. Or you are just fed up of the madding crowd and have decided to hit the road for years in your mobile home, very much .. (RV)

RV Types and Manufactures

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 Jay Aydelotte (February 22, 2008)  Recreational Vehicles are becoming a more attractive way to get away from home and still have the comforts of home along for the ride. Several years ago RV's were thought of as an affordable way to get away, more on the lines of camping. Today there are still campers available that fit that, however the majority of the RV's are more like a home on wheels. To have a better understanding .. (RV)

Get Green and Get Going - Enviro-Friendly RVs

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 Nelson Stewart (February 20, 2008)  RVing isn't necessarily known as the most environmentally friendly activity on the planet, but as many RV owners can attest, living in an RV is a great way to experience our beautiful environment, and it's an affordable way to enjoy your retirement. Burning some fuel may be unavoidable, but there are many ways to lower your impact (and some that will save you money at the same time). .. (RV)

Latest News On Used Gulfstream Motorhomes

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 Keggy Ambrose (January 25, 2008)  Motorhomes of any make and model are to be considered a big investment and with every large financial investment, there are desired savings hoped for with your purchase. The best way to save on any motorhomes is to buy used instead of brand new. There will be huge savings of hundreds to thousands of dollars on a used model that has been thoroughly checked through inside out by the .. (RV)

Know The Latest About Used Fleetwood Popup Campers

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 Keggy Ambrose (January 24, 2008)  For over 40 years, Fleetwood Popup campers have been produced as North America's best campers in engineering, design, quality and reliability no matter which year or model of camper you choose. Every year Fleetwood has been gathering direct customer feedback in overall satisfaction for each Fleetwood manufacturing facility, and it is these campers that come out ahead in user-friendly .. (RV)

What Everyone Should Know About RV Window Blinds

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 John Donovan Roberts (January 03, 2008)  Just like window blinds for your house, RV window blinds are coverings made to fit RV windows to provide shade and privacy. These blinds are available in a variety of styles and colors, so it is not hard to find window shades that are not only the right size for your RV, but also match seamlessly into your decorating design. Types - Windshield privacy wraps. Similar to pleated, .. (RV)




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