Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Rockport vehicles. The Federal Placard may indicate an incorrect Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR), which can allow the vehicle to be overloaded. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”
Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2018-2019 Keystone Raptor recreational trailers. The quick disconnect rubber propane line may be incorrectly routed, allowing the outside grill to be stored while the fuel supply is still on and the flame is still lit.
Newmar Corporation is recalling certain 2018-2019 Newmar Essex, Ventana LE, Ventana, London Aire, and Mountain Aire vehicles. The brake caliper mounting bolts may not have been sufficiently tightened.
Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling certain Milestone recreational trailers, model 377MB. The liquid propane (LP) gas hose for the water heater may have been improperly secured with a zip tie. If the zip tie fails, the hose may contact the tire.
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the hubs and bearings, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 4, 2019. Customer service number unknown at this time.
You don’t have to get the “cold shoulder” every time you step out of your RV rental in winter. Here are the warmest, sunniest destinations in the United States for winter RV rentals. Plus, when you rent RVs in the winter, you can come across some great RV rental rates in the off-peak season.
It’s been so cool and wet this year in “sunny” Southern Arizona we’ve hardly worked up a good sweat on outings. Such were the conditions on a cold, breezy day after sitting out a couple days of rain and wind. Skies had cleared and we were itching to get outdoors for an extended hike…before the next wave of weather rolled in. We headed a couple miles up the road to the Wasson Peak trailhead.
I have been on a coffee steak rub kick lately. Honestly, finely ground coffee is one of the most amazing things to have on a steak. It is sweet, savory and full of flavor that you cannot get from most seasonings. This Chipotle Coffee Rub is no exception.
If you have worn out a set of tires driving all over to attend RV shows, collected so many sales brochures that you had to hire a librarian to catalog them, and visited so many RV manufacturers websites that you can’t remember the difference between a Foretravel and a Forester, then you have analysis paralysis and I have a tip for you.
In tribute to longtime RV writer and gal pal Malia Lane, who passed on Feb. 11, 2019, I’ve reached back in the archives for this article on the Covered Bridges of Cottage Grove, Ore. It was first posted in December 2015 when Malia was visiting southern Oregon and staying near Jimmy and I at the Timber Valley SKP RV Park in Sutherlin.
Food trucks are a popular business idea and a fun way to enjoy a city’s local cuisine. However, one frustrating thing about picking up lunch at a food truck is that there is usually no place to sit down and enjoy your soup or sandwich protected from the rain or snow.
The Small Trailer Enthusiast welcomes our latest website partner to the fold, PQN Audio of Ventura, Calif. PQN manufacturers aftermarket waterproof RV speakers that offer a big sound but in a small size.
Mardi Gras offers more than just a celebration, it’s a time to learn history while experiencing the culture that makes New Orleans famous. Mardi Gras by RV is even better.
At just over 250 pages printed in full color, this 3-part guide to RV living does not disappoint! Well designed and well laid out on horizontal pages, which I thought was an interesting choice that captures the free spirit of RV life, this book is full of useful information for folks dreaming about starting a life of RV travel and those of us who just like to read up on the RV lifestyle!
The biggest scandal to envelop the RV Industry continues to dominate the RV news this week, namely the sudden shut down if the Roadtrek and Hymer factories in Ontario and the immediate termination of more than 850 workers.
Sitting outside one evening I noticed some water marks between our water heater frame and the encasement it was in. This was not a good sign as I had already replaced all the electrical components a while back.
The refuge is located in southern Arizona about 60 miles southwest of Tucson. Camping is free with a max stay of 14 days in a 30 day period. There are over 60 designated campsites, many large enough to accommodate an RV.