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Buying a motorhome

Purchasing considerations, such as size, floor plans, amenities, warranties, extended service plans, new versus used. Also, insurance and financing.

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Extended Waranty on Last Co... - last post by soderquist

Type A motorhomes

For owners of Type A motorhomes, which are built on a bare, specially made chassis. Also: bus conversions.

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Shower Door Catches On Bottom - last post by desertdeals69

Type B, Type C and Super C

For owners of Type B motorhomes, Type C motorhomes and Super Cs.

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Fresnel Lens - last post by jleamont

Motorhome Photo Gallery

Show us what you drive and travel in. Include a description -- motorhome type/class (A, B, C), make, model, year, length -- and any other details you care to share.

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1979 Airstream Excella - last post by kaypsmith

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The motorhome's 12-volt DC, 120-volt AC systems. Batteries: size, recharging, maintenance. Plus: generators, alternators, inverters, converter/chargers, solar power.

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Inverter Left On - Chassis... - last post by DickandLois


All things related to the motorhome's foundation and its components, including steering and suspension systems.

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Replacing Ball Joint Rubber... - last post by aztec7fan

Coach modifications

Discuss any alterations or additions to your motorhome. Proud of a do-it-yourself project? Talk about it here.

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Replacing A Norcold Refrige... - last post by jleamont


Focuses on motorhome power plants, gas and diesel, and fuels.

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Wastegate Actuator Adjustme... - last post by desertdeals69


Tips, equipment and systems used for leveling the motorhome while parked.

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Power Gear Leveling Problem - last post by msgtnobody


A slideout is an extension of an RV's living, sleeping, dining or galley areas. Discuss pros, cons, parts, mechanics, operation, troubleshooting ...

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Operating Slides Without Ru... - last post by Wayne77590

Systems and appliances

Heating, LP-gas, air conditioning and water heating systems. Also, refrigerators, washers/dryers, dishwashers ...

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Dash Air on Class A Monaco - last post by kenney58


Discuss everything related to towing a vehicle behind a motorhome. Equipment, braking, laws, vehicles approved for towing four wheels down.

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Towing 2005 Volkswagen Beet... - last post by wolfe10

Water and holding tanks

Maintenance, sanitizing, emptying of the gray water and black water tanks. Toilet maintenance.

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Filling Tanks With Fresh Water - last post by Manholt


Discuss anything about tires: size, brand, tire pressure, tire load/inflation, tire pressure monitoring systems, FMCA Michelin Advantage Program.

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Firestone RV Tires - last post by Manholt


RV weight safety, weighing a motorhome, weight definitions, weight ratings ...

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Just Weighed RV, Need Revie... - last post by John USA

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RV Internet to Go/Staying in Touch

Discuss types of Internet connections, including wireless, satellite and cellular. Tips and equipment for using high-speed Internet while traveling. Plus: E-mail, blogging, and other ways to keep in touch while RVing.

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Walmart's "Internet... - last post by QuiGonJohn


Audio/visual systems, GPS mapping, satellite TV, tech gadgets. Discuss equipment, connectivity issues and more.

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Shaw Direct Dish Hook Up - last post by Manholt

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Recommend and talk about your favorite RV parks and resorts.

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Washington, D.C. Area Campg... - last post by fmcard911


Talk about where you've been or where you want to go. Ask questions about trip routes. Discuss RV resort living. Snowbirds also fly here.

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I26 - last post by Manholt

Let's Meet Up

Would you like to meet up with other RVers at a campground, a sporting event, a concert or a special happening somewhere? Enhance the fun by organizing casual get-togethers.

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Looking For Baby Boomers - last post by TBUTLER

Outside the USA

Discuss motorhoming to Canada, Mexico or overseas.

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Touring Europe in an Americ... - last post by Manholt

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Laws and legislative action

Taxes, parking rights, voting rights, vehicle size limits, driver license requirements, firearms, public land issues and other regulations that affect motorhome owners.

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Weigh Station In Maryland - last post by jleamont

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All about you

Introduce yourself. What type of motorhome do you own? How long have you been motorhoming? How long and how often do you travel? What do you like best about motorhoming? What are your favorite destinations?

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Another Newbie - last post by Manholt


Camping without using modern conveniences of electric, water and sewer hookups. Relying instead on batteries, generator, solar power, stored water. Also known as dry camping.

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Solar Panels And Lithium Ba... - last post by DickandLois


Topics pertaining to those who live and travel full-time in their motorhome, or who plan to someday.

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Where Do Full Timers Spend... - last post by ultraglide

Motorhoming with Kids

Ideas and tips for RVing with children and grandchhildren. Connect with other families. Suggest family-friendly destinations, kid-friendly events and child-friendly campgrounds. Discuss homeshcooling, best motorhomes for kids ...

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Funny Moments and Great Mem... - last post by Wayne77590

Outdoor recreation

Forum for outdoor pursuits enjoyed in conjunction with motorhoming: hiking, fishing, geocaching, rockhounding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, all-terrain vehicles.

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For motorhome owners who travel with pets, or want to.

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Cats and RVing - last post by ObedB

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General discussion

If you can't find a place for your motorhoming-related comment elsewhere on the forums, then this is the place to post it.

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FMCA Membership Beginning W... - last post by Manholt

Veterans Corner

A place for discussing service to your country. Open to everyone. Not a political forum.

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Marine And Navy Thing - last post by Wayne77590

Photo Contests

Post your pictures and win prizes. There are no ongoing contests, currently.

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Halloween Photo Contest 2010 - last post by MCPNJP

Test Posting Messages

Please keep all test posts in this forum. This forum is periodically emptied and posts made here will not count toward your post count.

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