Forums

  1. Administrative Topics

    1. Forum Rules [read only]

      Updates on policies or general info for all Community members.

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    2. Forum Support

      Helpful hints and tips for making your visit here more enjoyable. Post forum-related questions and comments here.

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  2. FMCA

    1. Announcements

      News and updates from FMCA [read only].

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  3. RVs

    1. Buying an RV

      Not a RV owner yet? We can fix that. Ask questions and get advice here.

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    2. 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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    3. Type B Motorhomes

      The Type B is the smallest self-contained motorhome and includes van campers and van conversions. Built on a van chassis produced by auto manufacturers.

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    4. Type C Motorhomes

      The Type C is a mini-motorhome built on a specially made automotive manufactured van chassis. Offers conveniences similar to type As but in a more compact unit. Some are built on pickup truck chassis.

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    5. Fifth Wheels

      Discuss all topics specifically r/t Fifth Wheels.

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    6. Travel-Trailers

      Discussions specific to Travel-Trailers go here.

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    7. RV Insurance

      Discuss RV insurance coverage, carriers, rates and more.

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    8. Roadside Assistance

      Do you use an emergency road service program? Who is the best provider? What features do you look for? Share and get info here.

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    9. RV Extended Warranty

      Discuss providers, coverages, costs, considerations and your experiences related to RV extended service plans.

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    10. RV 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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  4. Technical

    1. Electrical

      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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    2. Chassis

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

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    3. Modifications

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

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    4. Engines

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

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    5. Leveling

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

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    6. Slideouts

      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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    7. Systems and Appliances

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

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    8. Toads-Towed Behind Motorhome

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

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    9. Towing 5th Wheel or Trailer

      Towing issues with 5th wheels and Trailers.

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    10. Water and Holding Tanks

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

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    11. Tires

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

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    12. Weight

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

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  5. Communications and Technology

    1. 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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    2. Electronics

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

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  6. Travel

    1. Campgrounds

      Recommend and talk about your favorite RV parks and resorts.

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    2. Destinations/Attractions

      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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    3. 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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    4. Outside the USA

      Discuss motorhoming to Canada, Mexico or overseas.

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  7. Rights/Advocacy

    1. Laws and Legislative Action

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

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  8. Lifestyle

    1. All About You

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

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    2. Boondocking

      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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    3. Full-timing

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

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    4. RV-ing 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 and other RVs for kids ...

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    5. Outdoor Recreation

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

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    6. Pets

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

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  9. Miscellaneous

    1. General Discussion

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

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    2. Veterans Corner

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

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    3. Photo Contests

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

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    4. 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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