If you missed Workamper News' free webinar on 'RV Inspection Connection' -- you can still get information
(Updated Thursday, 8/29) Terry Cooper, the Texas RV Professor of the Mobile RV Academy and Steve Anderson from Workamper News are forming RV Inspection Connection for interested RVers. The Inspection Connection will train individuals to become Certified RV Inspec
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Report from RVers near Yosemite Rim Fire
Full-time RVers Betty and Lance Wilson find themselves within a few miles of the massive Rim Fire in California. The Wilsons are workamping at Yosemite Pines RV Resort on Hwy 120, just 22 miles west of Yosemite National Park. Highway 120 is presently closed between
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If RV traveling the West, check out this map of active wildfires
With all the wildfires across the West, it is time to update where to find current information about active blazes. When traveling it is sometimes difficult to obtain access to the internet. When you can get online, there is an excellent resource I became aware of b
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Hybrid trailers, Part # 4 -- Begin research here
There are dozens of hybrid-expandable trailer manufacturers. Most have Web sites and toll-free telephone numbers to order free brochures. Here are a few places to begin your research: Starcraft Travel Star Expandable: "Designed to accommodate large families or fam
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Hybrid trailers, Part # 3 - 'Possible drawbacks'
There have been some possible drawbacks reported on various online hybrid trailer owner forums. They include: -- Increased setup times when you reach your destination because of the need to fold out the beds. For Ron Stockall of Coarsegold, Calif., the arrival an
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Hybrid trailers, Part # 2 -- 'An easy pull with half-ton pickup'
Longtime RVer Ron Stockall, a retiree living in California, has owned a number of recreation vehicles, including small-sized conventional travel trailers and tent trailers. He said his 2007 16-foot KZ Coyote hybrid "is the best... it is an easy pull with my half-ton
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Hybrid trailers, Part # 1 -- 'What is an 'expandable' RV?'
Active families who are looking for a lighter recreation vehicle for better gas mileage and that can be towed with lighter-duty SUVs and trucks should take a look at the "hybrid" RV. The hybrid travel trailer is also known as the expandable trailer. Hybrids look like
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Where to find good, basic information before buying your first (or next) recreation vehicle
There are literally hundreds of books, magazines, DVDs, Web sites and personal blogs about the RV lifestyle. Here is a just start: Ask other RVers “The people one meets in the campgrounds are some of the best, most fun-loving, helpful people you'll ever meet,”
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Full-time solo RVer Margo Armstrong cranks out eBooks, a blog, magazine articles
Full-time solo RVer Margo Armstrong currently has 16 eBooks on Amazon (Kindle), Barnes&Noble (Nook), Apple iBooks and Kobo. A full-time RVer since 1995 and solo since 2010, she writes extensively for her own blog, Moving On With Margo, and major RV lifestyle
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'We're the Millers' latest entertainment vehicle to feature an RV as major plot point
Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury recreational vehicle rentals, partnered with Warner Bros. to provide RV rental assistance for its movie (out Aug. 8), "We're the Millers" starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis. The plot of this summer flick:
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