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Hello Fellow Campers,

Our plan for September was to attend the 
Pennsylvania RV & Camping Show in Hershey, Pa. to see what's new for 2019. Little did we know that shortly after arriving in Hershey a tropical storm named Florence had its sights set on NC. The tropical storm soon turned into a hurricane and would make landfall in Wilmington North Carolina. We live about 75 miles inland from Wilmington.

We debated leaving the RV show and heading back home, but that would be contrary to everything I write about when it comes to using your RV to evacuate from dangerous storms. We decided to stay at the RV show until the rivers crested, and then attempt to find a safe route to return back home. 

This month's feature article is about putting what's in writing through a real-world practical test. Using RVs for Evacuation and Shelter from a Storm

Enjoy the newsletter, and if you have family or friends who like RVs and the RV lifestyle share with them. 

Happy Camping in 2018.

Mark
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Feature Article 
Using RVs for Evacuation & Shelter from a Storm
 

 
September began like any other month, but soon took a turn for the worse. It was typical day-to-day business, and we were preparing for an RV trip to attend the RV show in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  Prior to leaving on the trip the news reported a tropical storm forming in the Atlantic with conditions that could spell trouble for the Eastern Seaboard. Not knowing at the time where the storm would make landfall we continued with our trip planning and did little in the way of preparing our house for potential storm damage. We live about 75 miles inland from Wilmington, North Carolina and we have a destination camper on a lot across the street from the ocean at North Topsail Beach, North Carolina. Read More 
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RV Pre-Trip Checks
RV Pre-Trip Checks
In this RV video, Mark demonstrates some of the RV pre-trip checks and preventive maintenance checks you should perform prior to leaving on an RV trip. Watch Now
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Rollin' ON TV - ROTV

n this episode Jeff Johnston looks at the popularity of, 'Toy Haulers' and why they are no longer just for people with toys. Jeff checks out three different models in three different price ranges from entry level to high-end.
And you don't have to drive for hours to find a great weekend campground. Michelle and Laurie from Two Gals And A Dog found the Walker Island campground within a couple of hours of their home.
Next, Mark and Dawn Polk from RV Education 101 explain all about RV water filtration systems.
Visit the ROTV website and get caught up on past and current shows and read some of my articles .If you cannot find ROTV in your television programming, current and past shows are available for viewing on the ROTV Facebook page, YouTube Channel and website.
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Stop the problem for good with the charger, maintainer & conditioner that Mark uses on all of his batteries. 


With colder weather in the forecast here are some easy preventive maintenance procedures you can follow to not only help prepare your RV for colder temperatures, but to help prevent untimely breakdowns as a result of the colder weather.
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Winterizing & Storing your RV
If your camping trips are over for the season and you plan to store your RV for several months there are some maintenance procedures that need to be completed. One big concern is protecting the RV plumbing system from damage when temperature dip below freezing. If you want to do it yourself and save money our winterizing & storing course will walk you through the process step-by-step, and you get a downloadable winterizing checklist  Learn more


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