This is the final show of our winter season. I just did not have enough time to continue doing the show and somethjing just had to go. The owner of Atlast Clean Carpet gave some expert advice on cleaning RV carpets and interiors.
Eric Stark interviewed Carl and Russ about how they came to their decisions to buy new versus used Motorhomes. Russ also delved into his new experience as a Full Time RV'er and the various adjustments he has had to make. I also explained the reasons why SunPro Mfg and Arizona RV Parts Center has a great Slide Out Awning Replacement Fabric.
We had a nice show about Executing Warranties locally and what and what not to do to get better service. The benefits of Lippert Components Correct Tract Trailer Alignment system. We also discussed the benefits of Never Fail Suspension Bushings also from Lippert Components. And I also gave some cautions on using home made products and or chemicals.
This show is focused on Aqua Hot Heating Systems. Aqua Hot Systems provide continuous Hot Water and a Very Balanceded Zone based heating system for the entire RV. Jason from Accurate RV explained in detail how to maintain an Aqua Hot Sytem and when it is time to call an in expert. If you are in the market to purchase a new Motorhome this might help in your purchase choice. If I were buying a New or used RV I would make sure it had an Aqua Hot Heating system in it. It will pay for itself and it is just an awesome solution to Heat an RV and provide endless Hot Water for that long shower when you really want it.
In this show I explore the how to's of buying the correct vent lid the first time around and more importantly how to buy the correct size Escape Hatch Lid the first time. We call all of our customers who purchase an escape hatch lid on our websoite to make sure it is correct and 90% of the time is it ordered wrong. Even though we have all of the specs and dimensions in the description.
I also wanted to share some thoughts on Slide Out Seals when it becomes time to repalce them and what to do if yours is not available. Russ Clark who is a local radio personality and the former owner of Napa Auto Parts was in the studio and joined the conversation. He is living in his newly purchased 2002 Dolphin Motorhome Full Time for one year and recently he replaced his slide out seals.
Russ also asked some good questions that would apply to many of the DIY'ers. I pointed out some simple things to do before the technician arrived and also some simple repair type of items to keep on hand in case of an unexpected problem.
We finished up with a new part of the show; Does Carl (My Assistant Technician/CoHost) walk home or get a ride. He had to guess if I was in agreement with some DIY' RV Related Ideas or against. Carl Rode home Proudly that day.
This show I explored the options of replacing a cooling unit with a re-manufactured one versus replacing the RV Refrigerator. I have never recommended doing until now! Listen Why? I shared my thoughts on tying down RV Patio Awnings and the pros and cons of doing and how to do it well. Safety First! LP Hoses and Fittings, don't go cheap, listen and here why.
On this show I covered RV Surge Protectors discussed if they are really necessary for RV'ers. Progressive Industries and Surge Guard are the two major brands for RV's and both have solid reputations for quality. I also covered many other micro topics that are all RV Realated.
On this show I had Carl in studio. Carl is my assitant technician and we covered several subjects about being safe and paying the professionals when your safety comes into question. Aded some new information about past shows and recommended some websites to check out. RV-Armor.com, Minnesota Roofing, RV Tire Safety.
We talked about LED lights and all of the cool and useful uses for them and just a lot of tips and pointers about your RV.
This show is about Trailer Tire Safety and the various aspects of maintaining Trailer Tires. There is a lot more to Trailer Tires than most RV'ers are willing to tend to. The life is not based on available tread but, instead it is based on age. The entire RV is riding on 4 tires that are usually neglected and overloaded.
This show was about many different subjects with water heater maintenance being the main subject. I also gave a Shout Out to the DIY RV'ers and the desire to do repairs on their own. I gave a couple of specific examples that took place this week.
Shared some information on Fender Skirts and what is currently available today. Icon Technologies is a leader of Fender Skirts for trailers. Icon also Carries A/C Shrouds, Sky Lights and some other unique products that can be hard to track down.
This show was Sponsored by Dometic and Rob from Dometic was in the studio for a nice interview about Dometic products and the various things RV'ers can do to improve performance or cure problems. Dometic manufactures RV Refrigerators, Duo Therm A/C's, A&E Awnings, Slide Topper Slide Out Awnings and they own a host of other brands such as Atwood Mobile Products.
This is the first live show on KBLU 560 AM. Introduction and background information and various DIY projects and preventative maintenance. Rubber Roofs and maintaining them.
Each show will be about about one or two specific subjects or a variety of subjects.