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First time Rv buyers.

I  was asked by a few friends over the years,, what do I look for when buying a used RV,,,Motor home, trailers. (which includes bumper pulls and 5th wheels).

I first look at over-all structure. Looking for damage, especially water damage.

I walk around the outside looking at the siding , and looking underneath at the under carriage. This will include, holding tanks (if equipped).

I will check the tank drain valves for easy movement and any leakage.

I look at the…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on February 11, 2014 at 7:30pm — 12 Comments

The NEW Tiny homes movement.

Just about every other day, media will do a report on these new so called  mini homes or tiny homes on wheels. I laugh because they say its a NEW thing to have your home on wheels. News media interviewed a young lady who spent a little more then $70,000 to build her tiny home on wheels,It was 24 feet long and 8 foot wide. The media said its called MICRO living. She had a loft area for her bed and tiny kitchen with a single sink, A table top single cooking burner that runs off small coleman…

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Added by Lakota Wolf on October 31, 2016 at 12:40am — 4 Comments

Add a slideout

I have a 1989 Winnabago Motorhome and I would like to put a slideout in the living room area. Can anyone tell me where to get parts and also

detailed instructions on how to do the job. Thank you, I hope some one who has done this can help me with the process. 

Lyle

Added by Lyle h Kenworthy on June 21, 2016 at 6:19pm — 1 Comment

Source for Windshield for older Motorhomes.

I have noticed people looking for Windshields for their older model Motorhomes.  I was able to get a windshield for my 1989 model LaSalle by Champion from the following company:

Custom Glass Solutions by Guardian,

24145 W Martin Road,

Millbury, Ohio 43447,

Phone 419-855-7706…

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Added by Jack Mac Donald on December 13, 2015 at 4:57pm — 3 Comments

1947 Flxible Clipper restoration.

The madness started in March 2013. I was asked by Christine, my wife to search the internet for a grade 5 Alto Saxophone book for one of our twin boys. Quite a simple task for a woman but a guy with the entire internet at his fingertips, I don't think so!!!

So, 15…

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Added by Kerry malseed on January 28, 2014 at 3:00am — 47 Comments

Lessons Learned the Hard Way - Part 4

The past few months have been some of the hardest for Good Ole George and I - both emotionally and financially. Was planning on heading for warmer climates as I can't stand the cold. Then my brother-in-law fell off a trailer and broke his neck so headed to Washington State to help out as the hospital they air-flighted him to was an hour and a half from their home. He had an angel watching over him that day. He was in surgery approx. 14 hours but came through with…

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Added by Jackie Berg on December 18, 2013 at 5:33pm — 1 Comment

Interior photos! 1964 dodge travco

check out my blog for some new interior photos http://myrtleandme.blogspot.com/2011/06/more-interior-shots.html

Added by Myrtle on June 23, 2011 at 11:58pm — 1 Comment

Miami Florida Waterfront Pictures on Florida RV Trip

Here's some various photos taken while on my friends boat in and around the Miami and South Beach… Continue

Added by Pat Daly on February 17, 2009 at 2:38pm — 5 Comments

Florida RV Park Photos, Twelve Oaks RV Campground Sanford,FL, Orlando Florida RV Parks

Don't camp at Twelve Oaks campground because if you do you may stay forever; many folks here seem to have set down stakes for good. We're here at Twelve Oaks RV Resort in Sanford, Florida about 12 miles from the Orlando. Just about right; 20 minutes to Disney and Orlando, the airport or only 30 miles to ocean… Continue

Added by Pat Daly on February 26, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

RV Camping & Daytona Beach Florida Bike Week Photos 2009

Here's some pictures of the 2009 Daytona Beach Bike Week as it just starts up. Hundreds of Bikes blastin down the highway all going to Daytona for… Continue

Added by Pat Daly on March 17, 2009 at 8:53pm — No Comments

Little Red River Arkansas RV Trip

Last week Miss Funfinder, GPS Linda, Lady dog, myself and friends drifted over to the neighboring state of Arkasas to the town of Heber Springs to do some serious trout fishing. Now, you… Continue

Added by Pat Daly on April 20, 2009 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Vintage RV & Travel Trailer Logos & Emblems

Being an old "ad hack" and retro camper guy I've always loved vintage RV and vintage camper logos so I thought I'd start a blog here and ask folks like you to add vintage rv logos, posters, book covers or anything else you think is cool, vintage and retro. Thanks for adding your additions here.

Just click on the little "black camera" logo above your comments to add yours!



Note: pizel sizes of 300 by 280 pixels or so work best. If…

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Added by Pat Daly on April 29, 2009 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

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