Motorhome Columns | Family Motor Coaching

President’s Message: Out Standing In The Field

I’m excited about the many initiatives we have in place currently to continue to make FMCA the very best it can be. I’m pleased with the growth we have been experiencing this year, and I want to thank all of you who have helped by spreading the word about FMCA to your motorhome friends and to new people you meet in your travels. Members are indeed the best recruitment tool FMCA has. 

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Readers’ Forum: September 2016

Check Tires Carefully
 
Dear Editor:
We recently had our motorhome tires replaced, because of age, not miles. The front tires looked fine until they were removed. The insides of the tires had very little tread on them because we needed a front alignment. I am so glad we replaced the tires and had the alignment done. Now we can travel and know we have done everything to make our travels safe.

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Tech Talk: September 2016

Charging System
 
I recently inherited a 1998 41-foot Beaver Patriot motorhome. Even though the motorhome has been plugged in, power from the batteries is not reaching the motorhome circuits. Everything is dead. Local motorhome repair technicians do not seem to know where the problem is.

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RV Products: September 2016

Travel Games 
 
Once you get rolling, it’s hard to stop playing some games. And speaking of rolling, Sondergut produces a chess/checkers game and a backgammon game on lightweight travel boards that can be rolled up (to a size of 10 inches by 2 inches by 2 inches) and taken anywhere. 

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RV News: September 2016

Thor Industries Acquires Jayco
 
Thor Industries, the world’s largest manufacturer of RVs, acquired Jayco Corporation for approximately $576 million in cash on June 30, 2016. Jayco is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Thor, which is based in Elkhart, Indiana. 

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