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RV Education 101 Releases New DVD: Travel Trailer / 5th Wheel 101

  • Friday, July 08 2005 @ 11:21 am UTC
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RV News and Stories Fayetteville, NC – July 8, 2005 -- www.rveducation101.com RV Education 101, founded in 1999, announces the release of their much anticipated new DVD titled “Travel Trailer / 5th Wheel 101”. RV Education 101 produces professional Recreation Vehicle (RV) training videos and DVD's on how to use and maintain the systems of an RV. The owner's Mark and Dawn Polk stated there is not enough emphasis placed on properly educating the consumer on the complexities of operating an RV. Mark Polk said, "RV's are a 12 billion dollar industry and with the baby boomers and post 9/11 travel concerns it continues to grow in popularity. If you want to retain people in the RV lifestyle, education is a must. Our new DVD is one of our best selling titles. We just updated it and put it into DVD format. We had so many people requesting a DVD for 5th wheels, so we added the 5th wheel demonstration along with the travel trailer in the new DVD.”...

Fleetwood RV's New 2006 Excursion and Providence Models Now Available Nationwide

  • Friday, July 08 2005 @ 11:01 am UTC
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RV News and Stories Popular Diesel-Pushers Offer More Features for Increased Convenience and Comfort

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 8, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Fleetwood RV, a leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles, today announced that its 2006 Providence and Excursion Class A diesel models available at select dealers nationwide....

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More on Basic RV Electricity by Mark J. Polk of RV Education 101

  • Friday, July 08 2005 @ 05:26 am UTC
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RV News and Stories I received quite a few questions and comments on my last article, “Basic RV Electricity.” The questions and comments were very good and they addressed some RV electrical concerns I didn’t cover in the article. I thought that everyone could benefit from this information and decided to include it in this article....

RV Electricity..The Basics by Mark J. Polk of RV Education 101

  • Thursday, July 07 2005 @ 05:21 am UTC
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RV News and Stories One of the most common questions and concerns I receive is about the RV electrical system. Most people ask if I can explain the RV electrical system in simple to understand terms. The electrical system in your RV can seem complex and confusing until you have a basic understanding of how it works. Your RV actually has three separate electrical systems. It has a 12-volt DC automotive system, a 12-volt DC coach system, and a 120 volt AC coach system. We are primarily concerned with the 12-volt DC and 120 volt AC coach systems....

RV Travel: The price of gas by Mark J. Polk of RV Education 101

  • Thursday, July 07 2005 @ 04:03 am UTC
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RV News and Stories It only seems appropriate to talk about gas prices right now. Vacation season is now upon us and that means prime time for RV travel. It seems to me that this subject comes up every year about this time.
I never understood why gas prices sky rocket every year when the avverage working family is planning to take their annual vacation. I try not to let it bother me. I try to look at it from an angle that I can deal with......

RV Travel: Getting There Safely by Mark J. Polk of RV Education 101

  • Wednesday, July 06 2005 @ 04:52 am UTC
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RV News and Stories Forty thousand people in the United States die each year on the road! With the peak RV travel season quickly approaching I thought this would be a good time to discuss getting to your RV travel destination safely. Getting there can be half the fun, as the saying goes, if you take a few precautions to make your trip safe.....

RV Travel to Canada e-book by Peggi McDonald

  • Tuesday, July 05 2005 @ 05:01 am UTC
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RV News and Stories TRIP PLANNING to Canada is so much easier when you have All the facts, websites and PHONE numbers at your fingertips.The Friendly Country to the North - An overview of CANADA and of each PROVINCE/TERRITORY from east to west to north - ‘Sea to Sea to Sea’....

RV Travel: ANNUAL MAINTENANCE COSTS - summer 2003 by Peggi McDonald

  • Monday, July 04 2005 @ 05:29 am UTC
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RV News and Stories I also receive many questions about maintenance costs.

I am relaying this so everyone is aware that there are good and bad (months) years, although in the long run everything averages out, some years will be higher than others and you must expect it. 2003 was a good example of a not so good year.

Good times while RVing always outnumber the bad but not every day is perfect and some will be a bit more costly than others. This is the reason I strongly urge every RVer to have a $5000.00 emergency fund so you do not have to use your travel funds for surprise repairs – ours is a zero balance credit card that we can deal with when we return home in the summer....

RV Travel: Enhancing your RV Getaway! by Peggi McDonald

  • Sunday, July 03 2005 @ 05:11 am UTC
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RV News and Stories Life in the RV Lane can be a real whirlwind where you run from here to there - or as laid back as you want it to be. However finding a place to visit when you arrive in an unfamiliar area can be equally challenging while you discover what’s ‘happening’. During a recent stay near ‘Mickey Mouse Land’ in Disneyland in Orlando, Florida we had to look real hard to find fun things to do other than the expensive attractions and theme parks. When you’re only in an area for a few days, your search can become even more trying....

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