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Family Motor Coaching | August 2011
Fire Safety Print Email
Developing an emergency exit plan and having several fire extinguishers in your motorhome will help to keep you and your loved ones secure while traveling and camping.
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FMCA Connects Members With Discounts Print Email
FMCA’s commitment to members goes beyond providing fun and fellowship. FMCA is always looking for ways to provide extra value to the members it serves, especially during these challenging economic times. To that end, following is information about several new and enhanced “connections” to discounts for members. 
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Foretravel IH-45 Print Email
After two years of intensive planning and design, Foretravel Inc. of Nacogdoches, Texas, unveiled its new company flagship: the IH series. This ultra-luxurious home on wheels joins the Phenix and Nimbus to round out Foretravel’s current motorhome lines.
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Guiding Foretravel Into The Future Print Email
During my recent review of the new Foretravel IH-45 luxury motor coach, I spent time with Lyle Reed, chairman of privately held Foretravel Inc. He talked candidly about the economic cards the company was dealt immediately following his acquisition of Foretravel in 2005, the actions his team took to survive the downturn, and their current business strategy.
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President's Message: FMCA Reunion Planning Print Email

Well, it is now August and time for another FMCA Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase.  I hope you have made your plans to join us for the “Family A’Fair” in Madison, Wisconsin, August 10-13, 2011. It is going to be one great event.

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Executive Director's Commentary: The Value Of Members Print Email
Well, hello again from Cincinnati.  I would like to take a moment and share with you something that I read in the publication of another association (non-RV-related) to which I belong.  Many associations in this day and age are losing members at a fairly rapid rate.  No one association seems to be immune.
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Readers' Forum: August 2011 Print Email
Superior Success

Dear Editor:
We recently made a trip from Oklahoma to Washington. On our return, while passing through Crescent City, California, our diesel pusher developed a major radiator leak.

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Tech Talk: August 2011 Print Email
Batteries

Is it a good idea to keep my motorhome plugged in to AC power while not being used?

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Recall Corner: August 2011 Print Email
The companies with a recall detailed in this month's column are Navistar Inc./Monaco RV and Fleetwood RV Inc.
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House Calls: August 2011 Print Email
Stripped-Out Awning Lag

Dear RV Doctor:
Is there an easy fix for a stripped-out lag bolt on the bottom bracket for the awning arm on my motorhome?

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Tech & Travel Tips: August 2011 Print Email

Electric Or Propane Heating?

Motorhomers may wonder which power source is more economical when heating their RV: electricity or propane? Here’s a way to figure out which is best for you.

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