FMC Magazine
FMC Magazine
August 2010
Old Friends, New Memories Print Email

“Hey! You in there?” My work at the computer was put on hold by a voice from the past. I know that voice, I thought to myself as I went to open the screen door on my motorhome.

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Readers' Forum: August 2010 Print Email

Coach-Net Is There For Us

Dear Editor:

Coach-Net Emergency Roadside Assistance came to the rescue again! We can say only good things about this emergency road service for RVers.

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Recall Corner: August 2010 Print Email

Thor Industries Inc. has announced NHTSA recall 10V268000, which affects some 2009 through 2011 model year Four Winds International Freedom Elite 21C Type C motorhomes built from February 2009 through May 2010. The potential number of motorhomes involved is 415.

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House Calls: August 2010 Print Email

LP Leak At Range

Dear RV Doctor:

I have an LP-gas leak around one of the compression fittings going to the stove/oven. I have done everything I can think of to fix it. Can I use some high-temp silicone around the tubing on the outside to stop the leak?

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Tech & Travel Tips: August 2010 Print Email

Silent Air Dump

Last month, as we were setting up camp, a fellow camper noted that our motorhome made a lot of noise while I was dumping the air from the air bag suspension to lower the vehicle. So, I located a couple of air exhaust mufflers that screw right into the dump solenoids.

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Former Midwest Area VP R. Bruce Holcomb Passes Print Email

Former Midwest Area vice president (1991-1995) R. Bruce Holcomb, F54442, died on May 17, 2010, in Bloomington, Illinois. He was 79.

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RV Products: August 2010 Print Email

Grill Fuel

FlameDisk from Sologear LLC is a convenient alternative to charcoal when grilling outdoors.

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RV News: August 2010 Print Email

RV Centennial Recognized

A crowd estimated at more than 1,000 gathered at the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum in Elkhart, Indiana, on June 7 to mark the 100th anniversary of the RV industry at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) RV Centennial Celebration.

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Vineyard Tours Print Email

According to Wine Business Monthly magazine, more than 5,000 wineries are located throughout the United States. Here are 13 wineries that have public tours allowing a close-up look at the fascinating process of winemaking.

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I Can’t Go Full-Timing Because . . . Print Email
Sorry, but I’ve heard all the excuses. I also have met dozens of people who are full-timers in spite of the same drawbacks.
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Rear View: August 2010 Print Email

Have you traveled with an unusual pet?

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