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RV CAMPING TIPS... The following tips and ideas was published by rv-camping.org.  This has some really great tips & tricks so I thought I would share it with you! Use Checklists!!!!!!! No matter how many times you move your RV, you can forget to do something! Roof vents and TV antennas are the biggest offenders for most folks, but basement storage bins being left unlocked can make you lose some good stuff!  Learn about the many places you can go RV camping. Private RV parks are popular and easy to find, but there are many RV camping locations off the...

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This tip was contributed by "Love Your RV" Sharing the RV Adventure! Next to a water leak a rodent infestation can be one of the most damaging and unpleasant things that can happen to our beloved RV. They can get into the innards of our rigs leaving behind a mess as they chew and relieve themselves all over the place. Even worse they may chew on electrical wires causing a hard to repair failure. Sometimes a whole wall may have to be removed to perform the necessary repairs. It seems there is no magical bullet for all mice. Some things...

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Originally submitted by Brent Peterson of KOA 1. There’s nothing better than traveling with your dog. Cats are pretty good, too. 2. There’s nothing worse than idling in rush-hour traffic with 1/4 tank of gas. Keep your tanks full and your mood will lighten. 3. Solar power works. 4. Visit northern California. 5. Kinko’s, libraries, and travel plazas and KOA Kampgrounds are great places to go online. 6. Some medications cause drowsiness, which may lead to lackadaisical driving. 7. Use a portable space heater to aid an overworked propane-gobbling furnace at night when temperatures dip. 8. Consider a water filter...

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Did you know that if you save your Bounce dryer sheets, they do a great job of removing bugs from the front cap of your 5th wheel or travel trailer.  TRY IT! And all this time we've just been putting Bounce in the dryer.  Check out these other great uses for Bounce: 1. Get rid of ants: It will chase ants away when you lay a sheet near them.  2. Musty book smells: It takes the odor out of books and photo albums that don't get opened too often. 3. Repels mosquitoes: Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt...

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This tip is from an Excel 5th Wheel Owner ... "I have a turn signal auto flasher velcroed on the inside of my pinbox (keep it out of the weather), just in case I have an emergency situation, where I have to leave my unit on the roadside at night (or dark day) without the tow vehicle attached. Simply plug the flasher into the trailer plug at the no.3 (green wire - taillights) and no.4 (black wire - B+)  This will use the trailer batteries to flash all running and taillights to warn motorists. You may have to bend the flasher...

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