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Family Motor Coaching magazine | November 2011
Florida's Newest Family Attractions Print Email

Florida once again finds itself full of new amusement park opportunities for the entire family. From St. Augustine to Winter Haven, individuals of all ages can make plans this winter to visit and enjoy three new superb attractions.

Marvelous Mobile Bay Print Email
A travel guide for Mobile Bay, Alabama, aptly describes it as the place where fun floats. 
Tip A Cookie To The States Print Email

It’s fascinating when I think back to when I was a child and arrived at the conclusion that Cheese Nips, the Cheddar cheese-flavored baked crackers, were only available 50 miles from home. The reason I believed that was because the only time we had them was when the family took an automobile trip.

President's Message: Attitude Of Gratitude Print Email
This month brings not only the cooler weather and the possibility of reduced travel in our motorhomes, but it also brings back the thoughts and memories of two holidays that most of us celebrate.
Executive Director's Commentary: Making Connections Print Email

Well, it is that time of the year. Some of you are lingering up north, while others are either making plans to head south for the winter or are already in a warmer climate.  Whatever the case, enjoy yourselves and the RV lifestyle we share.

Readers' Forum: November 2011 Print Email
Two Kinds Of Volume

Dear Editor:
I enjoyed the article "High-Volume Power Roof Vents" in the June 2011 issue (page 82). One useful item of information for comparison purposes would have been the noise level generated by each model.

Tech Talk: November 2011 Print Email
Propane Level

From the time I purchased our new 2003 Fleetwood Discovery, the propane gauge at the front of the motorhome always has read full, regardless of the amount of fuel in the tank. 

Recall Corner: November 2011 Print Email
Companies with a recall detailed in this month's column are Fleetwood RV Inc., Provan Industries Inc., Thor Motor Coach, and Winnebago Industries Inc.
House Calls: November 2011 Print Email

Support Needed

Dear RV Doctor:
We just purchased our first motorhome, a preowned 2006 28-foot model. The unit is in great shape, and I would like to keep it that way. I want to clean the roof, but I have heard that you can't walk on all motorhome roofs.  

Tech & Travel Tips: November 2011 Print Email

Vent Operating Tool

Because the ceiling vents in our motorhome operate manually and are difficult to reach without a stepladder, I decided to make a special tool to open and close the vents.

Family & Friends: Ed Ruese Was Devoted To FMCA Print Email
Ed Ruese, F28117, a longtime member of FMCA who served as the association’s national senior vice president and national vice president, International Area, died on August, 27, 2011, in Madison, Wisconsin.

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