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How To Gage RV 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

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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Prep your RV for Summer Camping

RV Air Conditioners The first thing I recommend is to make sure your RV air conditioner is ready for the hot weather. One of the most important things you can do is keep the air conditioner filters clean or replace them. The cleaner the filters are the more efficient the air conditioner works. You can…
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RV Driving Tips & Tricks

Towing a trailer or driving a large motorhome is different than driving a compact automobile. The more proficient your driving skills and knowledge are, the more your confidence and abilities increase. There are several driving techniques, mostly used to train professional drivers that cross over nicely in RV driver education. When you learn these simple…
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RV Essential Items for Every RV Trip

When you go camping there are nice to have items and what I refer to as essential items. Here are my top 5 RV essential items you won’t want to be without when you arrive at your favorite camping destination. Surge Protector To help protect the RV’s electrical system use some type of surge protector.…
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Post Winter RV Check-Up

Your house-on-wheels sat in storage for several months this winter and now it’s time for another camping season. What do you check to make sure the RV is safe and ready to use when you head out on your first RV trip of the season? There are lots of preventive maintenance checks you can perform,…
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What to Avoid When Purchasing an RV – How to Make a Wise Choice

Purchasing an RV (Recreational Vehicle) is the second largest purchase most people will make in their lifetime. When you make a decision to spend that kind of money it’s important you make wise buying decisions. I have witnessed many poor buying decisions during my time in this industry and I would like to offer some…
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7 RV Winter Check-up Tips

We enjoy using our RV as late in the year as possible, but this requires some cold weather preventive maintenance, especially if you reside or travel in a colder region of the country. Do not confuse this RV winter check-up with winterizing or preparing the RV for cold weather storage. All we are doing here…
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RV Education 101 on Rollin’ On TV

A lot of people have turned their love of RVing into a lifestyle and career, but I don't know anyone that has done it more successfully and created such an impact on RVers than Mark and Dawn Polk. Their RV Education 101 has made more new and semi experienced RVers at ease in knowing how to operate and properly maintain their RVs than any other single source out there.

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