Thursday, February 12, 2015

Program Notes - Episode 3 - February 12, 2015





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Program Notes Episode 3



Feature: Is Holding Tank Odor Driving You Out of Your Rolling House and Home?

It seems like every RVer fights with it, but just what can you do about this perrenial nose-tweaking issue? We'll cover some suggestions, while you cover your nose.


RV Driving Tips:  Hazard Flashers -- They're Not Just for the Shoulder Anymore 

Some think that "4-way" flashers are there when you're broken down beside the highway. We beg to differ -- using those flashers at other times may keep you and the rig from disaster.



Down in the Boondocks: Finding a Place to Camp Away from the Grid

More and more RVers are discovering that getting away from defined parks and campgrounds is the essence of self-contained RVing. We talk about how to find places to boondock all over the country. Mentioned in the podcast -- motor vehicle use maps provided by the U.S. Forest Service. Click this link to go to the Service' web page on that subject.


Rookie RVer: Is a Pop-Up RV Right for You?

Many make the transition from tent camping to RVing via a soft-sided pop-up camper. We explore the pros and cons of these teeny-tiny-towables.

Odds and Ends

While gas is headed up, diesel prices may surprise you.
Uncle Sam swings open park gates -- for free.
Camping in Michigan's cold weather.

Music credits for this episode: 
Rookie RV theme: axtoncrolley, "merx-market-song", on freesound.org
Down in the Boondocks theme: shorthopper, "jack-n-jill-guitar-banjo", on freesound.org
Odds and Ends theme: ofusapreto, "strange-laser", on freesound.org.
Stream on Down in the Boondocks, recorded by sonicport on freesound.org. 

All used under license.

Photo credits:
Skunk: andynortonuk on deviantart.com
Boondocking truck camper: Russ and Tiña De Maris
Folding trailer: Recreation Vehicle Industry Association

Updated 20152014 1943 pst, updating links to USFS and adding sound credit. 


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2 comments:

  1. Looking for the notes on boondocking but not seeing anything. Am I missing something?

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  2. No, blame podcast staffers (us) for the goof. Please check the entry got Down in the Boondocks -- we've added the missing link.

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