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Boosting Your RV Cell Service

Boosting Your RV Cell Service

As was discussed in our first story with Steve and Bonnie Gibons, the availability of good cell phone service while on the road is crucial in deciding if and how you will plan your RVing. One way to start getting better cell phone reception is with the installation of a cell-phone booster. This week, Mark […]

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Popular Trailer Towing Accessories

RV 101 shows us popular accessories

As you know, whether it’s boating, hot rodding or any number of things you can get into, there are always items you need or ‘just want’ to enhance your new hobby or lifestyle and RVing is no exception. Just ask anyone who has gone out and bought a new trailer. There are a lot of […]

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Cold Weather RV Camping Tips

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We enjoy using our RV as much as possible throughout the year. Sometimes that means a cold weather RV camping trip. These trips can be lots of fun if you and the RV are prepared to deal with the cold temperatures. Here are a few tips to help keep you warm during those cold weather […]

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Living with 30-Amps

RV mistakes - check those fluids

RV Education 101 This week Mark and Dawn Polk from RV Education 101 show us why living on 30-amps involves a little planning and self discipline. Being out in an RV is not quite like being at home where having 50-amps and running a toaster and air conditioner is not a problem. But once you […]

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RV Education 101 – tips for traveling with pets

RV Education 101 - tips for traveling with dogs

With over 60% of RVers traveling with pets, our friends Mark and Dawn Polk at RV Education 101 give us some tips you should know when traveling and RVing with Pets. This is a pretty extensive list, so take a listen and you might avoid a dangerous, challenging, frightening or embarrassing moment!

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Common RV Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

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It doesn’t matter if you are a brand new RV owner or a seasoned RV owner; we all make silly mistakes at some point in time. I usually encourage the use of checklists to help avoid making some of the more common mistakes. When you use a checklist it’s not as easy to forget or […]

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RV Education 101 (Upgrading your kitchen)

Upgrading an RV kitchen

At one time or another, I’m sure many of you have said, “I really want to upgrade or change the look of our RV Kitchen but I don’t want to spend a whole lot of money.” Well, this week, Mark and Dawn Polk, our friends over at RV Education 101, have come up with a […]

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RV Education 101 Shows us How To Gage Tail Swing

measuring tail swing

Gaging Tail Swing Also on this week’s show, we continue with RV Education 101 Drivers Education series as Mark and Dawn Polk show us how to properly gage the “tail swing’ on your RV. Understanding ‘tail swing’ can prevent accidents at the gas pumps and in other tight spaces. Tail swing is the distance the body of […]

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RV Campground Tips from RV Education 101

Enhance your Campground Experience

If you know where you will be staying it’s a good idea to make campground reservations in advance. With a reservation there will always be a site waiting for you when you arrive. Plan to stop traveling while there is still plenty of daylight to set-up and get settled in at the campground. When you […]

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