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From the Industry Leader in RV Education: RV Education 101 U of RV Journal #89 - February 07, 2011
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
by Mark Polk
The first episode of Mark’s RV Garage is available for viewing. Click HERE to see some of the show highlights in text. We have spent much of our time working on the new show over the last several weeks, so the newsletter has been neglected. I think you will enjoy the program and once we get our heads above water we will resume with our weekly e-newsletter.
Until next week, plan your trip, travel safe and enjoy your RV experiences. Remember, getting there is half the fun!
Striker- it is always a good idea to take a striker along to assist in lighting LP gas appliances that don’t have built in igniters.
RV Quick Tip #2: What is LP gas? Should we be afraid of it, or just continue to take it for granted? Liquid propane, more commonly known as LP gas gets its name because it is stored in a liquid state. When LP gas is manufactured it is compressed and stored under pressure, which causes it to liquefy. When the pressure is released, the liquid turns back into a vapor. LP gas is odorless, colorless and tasteless. To assist you in detecting a leak an odorant is added to the gas when it is manufactured. If you are not familiar with the odor of LP gas, the next time you go to a qualified fill station ask the attendant to let you smell it. Most people describe the smell as being similar to rotten eggs, or as having a garlic odor.
Lean times in Texas may derail long-planned park in Fort Worth region
Texas may seek to transfer seven state parks to local ownership, and park fees are likely to rise in response to the
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Inland RV maker driving to new heights
Pablo Carmona proudly pounded on the side of the MVP RV's first Tahoe, a Class C recreation vehicle that resembles a small house on the back of a truck, moments before it would drive away
from the assembly line. ........
City hopes campgrounds can open before NASCAR race
Plans for a formal riverwalk along the Ohio and Kentucky rivers in Carrollton moved closer to reality Thursday when the City Council approved a
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