RV Roof Care & Preventive Maintenance

By |2021-10-12T16:55:35-05:00October 12th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Water damage is one of the biggest problems RV owners are confronted with, and the RV roof is where most of the water damage happens. Lots of RV owners never go on the roof of their RV, and that’s okay, as long as you have someone periodically clean the roof and inspect all the seams and sealants. In this RV video hosts Mark & Dawn Polk with RV Education 101 demonstrate how to clean, inspect and maintain the roof of your RV. Happy Camping, Mark […]

Woman charged after reckless RV chase

By |2021-06-20T05:00:39-05:00June 20th, 2021|Boating Activities|

Two women were arrested and one was arraigned in Montcalm County District Court Monday after they led police on a chase in this RV last Saturday, which was stopped just west of 17 Mile and US131. A 49-year-old woman was charged in Montcalm County District Court Monday after recklessly fleeing Michigan State Police in an RV Saturday. According Spl./Lt. Michelle Robinson, with the MSP, troopers from the MSP Lakeview Post responded to the area of M-91 and M-46 on a report of a tan Winnebago driving erratically about 1:34 p.m. […]

Homelessness in & around Milpitas: Part II

By |2021-05-20T22:52:54-05:00May 20th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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In Part I of this 3-part series, we examined how homelessness has grown throughout the country and the region, and highlighted some steps that Santa Clara County and the City of Milpitas have taken to address this issue. In this, Part II of the series, we take a look at some of the non profit, city, and county services offered to the unhoused in an attempt to improve their quality of life. And we explore the camp cleanup efforts initiated by the City of Milpitas. […]

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Here’s how to up your campfire cooking game with a cast iron Dutch oven

By |2021-05-18T11:06:35-05:00May 18th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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When Peggy Farrell’s electric stove broke last summer, and its gas replacement wasn’t going to be ready for nine weeks, she first tried to cobble together no-cook meals for her family. But then she remembered her cast iron Dutch oven . Soon she was cooking up all kinds of meals outside, including her Dutch oven specialty: breads. “Then my family got excited about it,” Farrell said, adding that she, too, was excited to use the Dutch oven to cook for her family, since she normally […]

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RVelectricity: Check for dangerous RV hot-skin with new dual-range detector

By |2021-04-16T19:50:20-05:00April 16th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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I’ve had a lot of questions from RV Travel and RVelectricity readers about feeling a shock from your RV when plugged into shore power at your home or a campground pedestal. So I’ve been writing about it and discussing how to test for RV hot-skin. I’ve just received a new Non-Contact Voltage Tester (NCVT) from Southwire. It has both a 100 to 1,000 volt AC testing range, and a 12 to 1,000 volt range for low-voltage circuits. I thought this NCVT would be great for […]

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Over the edge – Safety chains saved the day!

By |2021-04-15T04:51:10-05:00April 15th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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safety chains chopper view By Russ and Tiña De Maris We’ve repeatedly harped on the importance of having, inspecting, and safely using trailer safety chains. If something were to uncouple your tow vehicle from your trailer, safety chains can prevent the trailer from going its own way with disastrous results. But a couple in Idaho inadvertently learned that safety chains can act in reverse. For them, safety chains saved the day, keeping them from almost certain death. Anything but an ordinary trip Last Monday, Nicki […]

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SWE Community Spotlight: Late Career & Retiree Affinity Group

By |2021-03-26T19:50:43-05:00March 26th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Each month throughout the year, we’ll be spotlighting a different SWE Affinity Group (AG). The SWE Affinity Groups’ (AGs) mission is to bring together communities that share similar interests and backgrounds that support the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) strategic goals of SWE. SWE Affinity Group goals: Develop a sense of community in the Affinity Groups fostering an inclusive environment where people discuss experiences in their engineering career, online and offline. Provide professional development opportunities enabling and sponsoring leadership experiences, networking and mentorship. Empower members […]

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‘I saw my life going up in flames’: Abbotsford fire displaces over 100 people

By |2021-02-14T19:06:39-06:00February 14th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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RAW VIDEO: Firefighters say more than 100 people were displaced by the fire, which broke out near Delair Street and Sumas Way around 1 a.m. Firefighters say more than 100 people have been displaced after a massive fire tore through an Abbotsford apartment complex overnight. The fire broke out in the building near Delair Street and Sumas Way around 1 a.m. There were no reports of injuries, but a number of residents lost everything. “I saw my life going up in flames,” said James Brackett, who fled to safety […]

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Why Mila Kunis Doesn’t Wear Her Engagement Ring From Ashton Kutcher

By |2021-02-14T10:06:48-06:00February 14th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Some celebrities sport their engagement rings all the time but not Mila Kunis . The Black Swan actor received a diamond sparkler from Ashton Kutcher but it’s rare she steps out with it on. Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are married and have 2 kids Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis | Jesse Grant/Getty Images The celebrity couple walked down the aisle in an ultra-private ceremony in July 2015. After tying the knot they embarked on a honeymoon Kunis once compared to the popular National Lampoon’s Vacation movies. “Our honeymoon […]

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Galentine’s special: The Walking Dead’s Maggie and Sasha friendship

By |2021-02-13T16:06:50-06:00February 13th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Lauren Cohan as Maggie Greene, Sonequa Martin-Green as Sasha Williams – The Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 16 – Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC In celebration of Galentine’s Day (Thank you, Parks & Recreation !), we are celebrating the best of female friendship in the world of The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead covers many relationship types extensively, from siblings to romantic relationships, to bromances, to the entire back-bone of the show – found family. One that it perhaps hasn’t dealt with as often is girlfriends. However, over the […]

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What You Must Know Before Buying an RV

By |2021-02-12T19:07:54-06:00February 12th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Buying a new or used RV is an exciting process, but it can also be easy to feel overwhelmed by all the details that separate good RVs from questionable ones. From checking the drivetrain to inspecting the roof, there are many considerations when buying a new or used RV, whether it’s from a dealer or at an RV show . Here’s what you must know before buying. General RV Specs Learn about the general items like the make and model, year, mileage, length, and width. However, there are several […]

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Stop throwing money away on throwaway LP gas canisters

By |2021-02-11T01:06:19-06:00February 11th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Stop buying those expensive LP gas canisters to fire up your gas barbecue. Not only is it a spendy proposition, it’s a major hassle running out halfway through cooking the Easter ham. Here’s an adaption that will save you time and money. The heart and soul of the matter is an adapter that allows you to tie onto a standard LP cylinder, then route the LP to your barbecue regulator/gas control via a hose. There are two approaches: The inexpensive approach ties directly to a freestanding LP gas canister. […]

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Step-by-Step Guide for Handing Your RV to Renters

By |2021-02-09T13:06:33-06:00February 9th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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The day has finally arrived for your first, or hundredth, reservation. Your excitement level is high as your mind rushes through a course of thoughts ensuring that your unit is ready for the road. You review the mental checklist in your head to go over with the renter, yet when the time comes and the renter is driving away, you realize you’ve forgotten key information the renter should have known before releasing your unit. You mentally kick yourself for forgetting it and wished you had an actual list to […]

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How to Not Die Alone, With Dating Coach Logan Ury

By |2021-02-08T13:06:28-06:00February 8th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Photo: Micaela Heck/Angelica Alzona Dating is awful. Finding someone you actually like in the age of dating apps—and in a pandemic no less—can at times feels impossible. But don’t give up yet, as this week’s guest has some strategies that just might make dating a little less frustrating. This week we’re speaking with dating coach Logan Ury, Director of Relationship Science at Hinge and author of the new book, How to Not Die Alone: The Surprising Science That Will Help You Find Love . Listen to hear Logan give […]

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Biden Sets Up Review of Trump’s Deportations of Military Veterans and Their Families

By |2021-02-08T10:06:39-06:00February 8th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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CHANGE OF THE GUARD Reuters/Tom Brenner President Joe Biden’s mammoth task of undoing Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies will continue with a review of deportations of veterans and military family members that happened over the past four years, according to McClatchy. White House assistant press secretary Vedant Patel said in a statement to the news agency: “The administration’s immigration enforcement will focus on those who are national-security and public-safety threats, not military families, service members or veterans… The federal government in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security will […]

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Bitcoin Prize Goes Crazy After Elon Musk’s Tesla Buys Up $1.5 Billion Worth

By |2021-02-08T10:06:36-06:00February 8th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Reuters/Steve Nesius Spring break is a time for a little rest and relaxation after dreary winter. This year, scratch that travel itch and make up for last year’s scuttled spring break with an outdoor vacation free of airports and motels. RVshare offers a wide array of towable and drivable RVs available to rent across the nation. To make finding your dream RV easier, you can search by features like pet-friendly , air-conditioning , TVs , and delivery options . For added peace of mind, RVshare also offers worry-free payment […]

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Avoid the Crowds, Planes, and Hotels This Spring Break With an RV Rental

By |2021-02-08T07:06:32-06:00February 8th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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RVShare Spring break is a time for a little rest and relaxation after dreary winter. This year, scratch that travel itch and make up for last year’s scuttled spring break with an outdoor vacation free of airports and motels. RVshare offers a wide array of towable and drivable RVs available to rent across the nation. To make finding your dream RV easier, you can search by features like pet-friendly , air-conditioning , TVs , and delivery options . For added peace of mind, RVshare also offers worry-free payment and […]

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RVelectricity – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): How to keep warm in a cold RV

By |2021-02-08T01:08:57-06:00February 8th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Welcome to my J.A.M. (Just Ask Mike) Session , a weekly column where I answer your basic electrical questions. If you’re a newbie who’s never plugged in a shore power cord (or ask – what’s a shore power cord?), or wonder why your daughter’s hair dryer keeps tripping the circuit breaker, this column is for you. Send your questions to Mike Sokol at mike (at) noshockzone.org with the subject line – JAM. How to keep snug as a bug in a rug … in your RV Dear Readers, I’ve […]

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Florida Couple Rescued by Hampton’s Body Shop Employee While Trapped in Motorhome in Icy Winter Conditions on Mountain in Todd

By |2021-02-06T01:06:56-06:00February 6th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Icy road conditions that the Mays experienced on Feb. 2. Photo courtesy of Wayne May. Wayne May and Shirleyann May’s first vacation as a married couple did not go as expected when they got stuck on an ice-covered gravel mountain road in their motorhome in the middle of the night during 16-degree weather and 50 mph wind gusts in Todd on Feb. 2. However, they both said their lives were saved by Jason Miller, an employee of Hampton’s Body Shop, Inc. in Boone. Wayne and Shirleyann are from Middleburg, […]

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RVelectricity – Review of Mike’s popular Lithium battery chargers webcast

By |2021-02-06T01:06:39-06:00February 6th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Dear Readers, My “Ask an Expert” live webcast on Lithium battery chargers with Dennis Wieske from Progressive Dynamics last Tuesday evening on YouTube was a huge success. It started on YouTube Live at 8 p.m. Eastern, and by the time we ended shortly after 9 p.m., some 528 of you had watched it. As of the next day it had more than 1,200 views, which is pretty cool for a geeky topic like Lithium battery chargers. And a big thanks to the dozens of you who sent in live […]

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