RV Every day Ideas. Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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At this time’s thought

“To decide on doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to selecting immobility as a way of transportation.” ―Yann Martel

Want an excuse to have fun? At this time is Nationwide Chocolate Cupcake Day!

On today in historical past: 1867 – United States takes possession of Alaska after buying it from Russia for $7.2 million.

Tip of the Day

Conserving spare mild bulbs in your RV is a vibrant thought

By Chris Dougherty
Chris Dougherty is a licensed RV technician. Here’s a submit he wrote whereas he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor.

Lately many new RVs come outfitted with all LED lighting, which is nice. LEDs final a very long time and are very vitality environment friendly. The remainder of us nonetheless have good old style mild bulbs that burn out.

Conserving a choice of mild bulbs in your rig’s software field is a good thought. This manner, when you have got a burnout, you have got a substitute helpful. Your proprietor’s handbook ought to inform you what bulbs you want for the assorted lights within the rig, and I might preserve no less than two of every. For those who don’t have the checklist, that’s okay – every fixture will say which bulb it wants on the again plate behind the bulb.

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At this time’s RV assessment…

Tony is stepping again from his every day RV evaluations for now. Right here’s a word from him:

I need to share with you that I’m stepping again from my every day RV evaluations. I’ll nonetheless assessment a brand new mannequin RV in each Saturday’s e-newsletter, highlighting the very best of what I see. I can even proceed writing common gadget evaluations and modifying the Nice RV Equipment e-newsletter. And I’ll have another contributions right here and there.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Though Tony is irreplaceable, we’ll convey again RV evaluations each day starting quickly, and, in fact, Tony may have a assessment each Saturday.

Coming tomorrow: Reside video chat

Open Mic: Dave and Dustin reply your questions

Talkin' RV TechOur two tech consultants will reply your questions reside tomorrow from 4-5 p.m., Pacific time (7-8 p.m. within the East). So be part of them and choose their brains. The hyperlink the place to look at might be in tomorrow’s situation of this text.

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Each day we submit a photograph of an RV both submitted by its proprietor or by our editors as they transfer concerning the nation.

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Ask Dave

Dave Solberg is a number one professional within the RV business and creator of the “RV Handbook.” 

Fast RV Tech Tip: Do I would like supplemental brakes for towing a small Chevy?

Expensive Dave,
I need to tow our 1994 two-door Chev Tracker… handbook transmission 4×4. Putting in an RV supplemental braking system on this older, very light-weight auto appears pointless at first look. Your ideas, please? —Lo, 2021 Thor Quantum 25’ motorhome

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Additionally! Dave and a reader want your assist. What’s a greater shoreline twine connection? Please learn John’s query right here, and see why Dave wants your enter.

Video of the day

Methods to keep heat in an RV in winter: Insulate, warmth, and shield

By Cheri Sicard
Because the climate will get colder, a whole lot of of us are going to begin desirous about how one can keep heat in an RV in winter. For those who’re certainly one of them, you’ll undoubtedly need to take a look at this video from RV Avenue that has some nice ideas.

Martin, the host, says staying heat in an RV boils down to a few principal parts: insulating, heating, and defending your RV.

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It’s the time of 12 months for this! And this! For those who don’t like one, you’re sure to love the opposite.

World’s largest Lego trailer is sight to behold!

It’s not a little bit toy, however a full-sized journey trailer product of Legos – sure, Legos, the identical issues that youngsters all through the world use as toys. It’s licensed by the Guinness E book of World Information as the biggest creation of its variety. Watch it being constructed on this brief, sped-up video. Wonderful!

Reader ballot

Do you utilize an electrical can opener in your RV?

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Fast Tip

Vital air conditioner upkeep reminder

Tom B. has this necessary tip on air conditioner upkeep: “I had a leak which stained the ceiling of my RV as a result of the drain holes within the air conditioner pan had been plugged. It’s VERY necessary to make certain, whereas servicing the unit, that the drains are clear and open.” Good reminder, Tom!

On today final 12 months…

Web site of the day

75 Simple Halloween Crafts for Adults Who Love All Issues Spooky and Spidery
Get out your glue stick and craft provides since you’re going to need to make a few of these spook-tacular crafts to place up round your RV!

And the Survey Says…

We’ve polled RVtravel.com readers greater than 1,500 instances lately. Right here are some things we’ve discovered about them:

• 9 p.c work full-time year-round to pay their payments every month
• 63 p.c of individuals should not have a favourite day of the week, however the highest share of those that did answered Sunday
• On an airplane, 52 p.c favor the window seat

Latest ballot: Are you a member of the Good Sam Membership?

Recipe of the Day

Simple Hen Fried Rice

by Hope Adcox from Monroe, GA

A quick and straightforward home made fried rice that’s additionally straightforward in your pockets. Utilizing leftover rice makes placing this dish collectively tremendous easy. This fried rice has fantastic taste from the sesame oil, garlic, and soy sauce. Tossed with a mix of veggies, rooster, and eggs, this rooster fried rice is tremendous hearty.

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We have now bicyclists to thank for our paved roads! The “Good Roads Motion” was a political motion introduced on by the provision and gross sales of bicycles on the finish of the nineteenth century. In 1880, the motion turned formal when advocates got here collectively in Newport, Rhode Island, to kind the League of American Wheelmen (LAW). They revealed {a magazine}, pushed for highway enhancements, and gave authorized safety to cyclists.

*President Andrew Jackson’s pet ____ attended his funeral service however needed to be eliminated. Discover out why in yesterday’s trivia

Readers’ Pet of the Day

“Jessie may be very curious!” —Steve Taylor

HELP! We’re working low on pet photographs! We function six every week, so please ship us a photograph of your pet with a brief description. For those who’ve already submitted a photograph of your pet but it surely’s been a very long time since we featured them or we by no means featured them, be at liberty to submit a photograph once more. No blurry photographs, please! Thanks!

Depart right here with fun

This video is in French, but it surely doesn’t matter which you can’t perceive what’s being mentioned. This French TV present introduced collectively a gaggle of individuals with uncommon (and hilarious) laughs. You’ll have tears of laughter streaming down your face very quickly.

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