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UK’s Western Motorhome Show starts tomorrow

(Aug. 18, 2011) -- The much-awaited Western Motorhome Show will open its doors tomorrow, with over 180 outdoor exhibitors showcasing new and used American, European and British caravans and accessories, plus a specialist western trade section, reports Out & About Live.

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Dicor offers tips on caring for rubber roofs

(Aug. 17, 2011) -- The No. 1 choice for today’s RVs, rubber roofs are used on more than 2 million RVs currently on the road. First introduced commercially in the 1960s, today rubber roofs account for upward of 70 percent of RV roofs. Dicor Products recommends that a rubber roof be cleaned at least four times annually by following these steps.

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UK cancer fundraisers need motorhome

(Aug. 17, 2011) -- Jane Cure of Wellesbourne and her brother Andy Coleman are preparing to walk 144 miles from Birmingham to London to raise funds for the James Whales Fund for Kidney Cancer, and are in urgent need of a motorhome to help with the challenge, reports Kenilworth Today.

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Fleetwood recalls 359 for circuit breakers

(Aug. 16, 2011) -- Fleetwood RV, Inc. is recalling 359 model year 2010 and 2011 Class A motorhomes quipped with Murray or Siemens brand circuit breakers. These circuit breakers have a non-conforming "spring clip" plug-in assembly that breaks or fails to provide sufficient force to maintain a proper electrical connection in the panel board.

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Airstream recalls 66 for seat swivel mechanism

(Aug. 16, 2011) -- Airstream is recalling 66 model year 2011-2012 Avenue coaches. The driver's and passenger's seat swivel mechanism locking pin could loosen and become disengaged from the swivel mechanism, allowing the seat to swivel back and forth going down the road.

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Fire destroys travel trailers, shop in Oregon

(Aug. 15, 2011) -- Bend Fire and COID crews were called to Alfalfa Saturday after a brush fire spread, burning two travel trailers and a large building holding several vehicles, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage, reports myCentralOregon.com.

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Oklahoma county fire causes over $15 million in damage

(Aug. 15, 2011) -- Pawnee County firefighters have released a detailed report on structures destroyed in last Monday's blaze, which includes 29 trailer homes, two motorhomes, seven travel trailers and more than 100 cars/trucks, causing more than $15 million in damages, reports FOX 23.

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Tips for improving RV fuel economy

(Aug. 15, 2011) -- "See, it really is easy to improve our fuel economy," said Polk. "Try following these seven easy steps to improve your fuel economy. You, and your wallet, will be glad you did."

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Disregard for water safety puts many in danger

(Aug. 15, 2011) -- With rivers in and around Tulare County this summer running abnormally high and fast -- very fast -- common sense might dictate avoiding the water, or at least exercising considerable caution around it. However, the Visalia Times-Delta discovers not everyone exercises caution.

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