FMC Magazine
FMC Magazine
May 2009
Fleetwood Icon 24D Print Email
With apologies to Will Rogers … this nice and nimble Type C has never met a highway, a byway, a mall, or a driver it didn't like.
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Making Ends Meet Print Email
Getting shore power to a motorhome requires a hands-on approach to the shore cord. With proper care and maintenance, you can help to assure a good connection each time the vehicle is plugged in. Here are basic tips for caring for an RV’s shore power cord and connections.
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Current State Of The Motorhome Industry Print Email
The economic downturn has had a profound effect on the RV industry. Uncertainty has left consumers wondering how they will be affected. Following is an update, and some potential answers.
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It's Election Time Again Print Email
Every two years, FMCA members hold elections for national president, senior vice president, treasurer, and secretary. As I write this, there are five candidates for the office of president and three for senior vice president.
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Spend Time With Your FMCA Family Print Email
FMCA members attend conventions to shop; to enjoy the entertainment; to meet up with old friends; and, in some cases, to travel to new destinations. They visit FMCA area rallies for the same reasons. 
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Readers’ Forum: May 2009 Print Email
Repairing wheel rims may be risky

Dear Editor:
An FMCA commercial member contacted us to comment about the fix for the towed vehicle wheel rim described in an April 2009 "Readers' Forum" letter ("The Tire, The Rim, And The Rock," page 20). He wrote: "If you are off-roading and dent a steel rim ...

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Tech Talk: May 2009 Print Email

Digital TV questions

We have two TV sets in our motorhome on the antenna with the power booster. Will we need the converter box for each set even though the one is digital?

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Recall Corner: May 2009 Print Email
Forest River Inc. has announced NHTSA recall 08V664000, which affects some 2007 through 2009 model-year Georgetown motorhomes.
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House Calls: May 2009 Print Email
Carpet replacement

Dear RV Doctor:
I have a 1987 motorhome and would like to replace the worn carpet. How was this carpet originally installed by the manufacturer? How do I install the new carpet?

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Tech & Travel Tips: May 2009 Print Email
Door stop

Not all of the cabinet doors in my motorhome had “stops” to limit how far they would open and keep the doors from banging into walls or mirrors. This was quickly remedied with a trip to a local home improvement store.

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