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Jupiter Palm Beach Motorcoach Resort – RV Park Review

Being new to the world of RV ownership, I’m far from an aficionado of RV or motor coach parks or resorts. To date, I’ve only camped at four different parks and each one was only for a one night stay. But unlike seasoned campers, I thought it might be helpful to others to provide a point of view from a newbie and to provide my thoughts on each park as I visit in my 1957... Read More

It’s Now Time To Choose A Toad…Not A Frog, A Tow Vehicle For The Starliner

Yes, a video of this adventure is located at the end of this post. Those who enjoy the motorhome or RV lifestyle seem to have a language that’s a bit foreign to newcomers. Take towing a car for example. While I’ll simply call it, “towing a vehicle,” those who are more familiar with the specific motorhome-related terms may call the car that rolls on all four wheels behind a RV a toad or a dinghy,... Read More

Will Flat Towing A Mini Cooper Behind A RV Void The Warranty?

Now that I’ve purchased my vintage bus, I’m in the midst of shopping for an appropriate tow dinghy vehicle. I say appropriate as my bus is 59 years old and only 34 feet in length and it simply is not wise to attempt to pull a large SUV as it may place too much stress on the various engine components. So in my search, I set out to find an appropriate vehicle that weighed in... Read More

Video: How To Perform An Air Brake Test On A Motorhome or RV

The last thing any motorhome or RV operator wants to experience is the panic of pressing the brake pedal (service brake) and not having any stopping power. Because motorhomes and RVs use an air system to activate the brakes, an air brake test should be conducted every time you get behind the wheel. The good news is checking this system is a fairly simple process and it only takes a few minutes. In this video, you’ll see... Read More

It’s Official, I Purchased A Vintage Motorhome! Why I Didn’t Buy A New Class A

In a previous post I provided an overview and a tour of a 1957 Flxible Starliner. I’m proud to announce that just a few days after seeing that bus for the first time and taking a couple of test drives through the backroads of Tennessee, I actually pressed the buy button! Here’s the video where I took delivery of my new Friend from an old Friend: So to the naysayers who felt that I was... Read More



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