lfloom...I you rely on Yelp, you should know that Yelp complaints and reviews can come from disgruntled salesmen at other dealers.
On the other hand the Riverside Better Business Bureau (which Richardsons doesn't payoff and is NOT even a member of!) rates Richardsons an A plus with just 3 issues in the past 3 years..all of which were resolved to the customers satisfaction.
Yellow Pages.com reviews have Richardsons Rated a 5 out of 5, TrustLink Reviews show a 5 star rating as well, and the same guy posted 2 of the same unfavorable reviews on 3 different review websites!
Steve and Marks Richardson's RV in Riverside is the #1 Seller of Jayco in the USA, been around since 1988, and are a reputable duo with 3 SoCal Dealerships, great prices and lots of stock.
And keep in mind that unlike other Tent Trailers Jayco's Pop-ups have five lifetime component warranties, a 5-year tent warranty and an industry-leading bumper to hitch 2-year warranty...from a Family owned RV company that started off building the very 1st crank up Tent Trailers 45 years ago!
(Quote-Jayco pop-up trailer original purchaser additional industry-leading lifetime parts and labor coverage on our camping trailer lifter system, roof, floor, and frame. We also offer for camping trailers five-year (5) coverage on our tent with parts, labor, and freight covered the first two years; parts, factory labor, and return freight during years three, four, and five.)
And Jayco's (Per NADA Bluebook) keep their re-sale value better than other brands...nearly 5% more! Ours is nearly 9 years old and has never been in the shop for repairs...it's also our 7th new Jayco! Good luck!
From the FordSooperDooty "Picking a Camping RV Dog Guide"....
"Picking just the right Dog to match your lifestyle and personality, as well as your activity level is important! Certain breeds are well suited to the RV Lifestyle with little training, other breeds need to be indoctrinated into the World of RVing with careful and persistant patience."
"A good choice? A Bassett Hound, as they are generally Kicked back, low energy and an easy personality, calm and gentle..."
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"And the other end of the spectrum! (I think it's a Springer!)" :B
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Damages from a hyperactive dog can include...
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Or even being asked to leave the RV Park/Campground by the management due to noisy barking/yipping smaller dogs".
Copies of my book "Picking a Camping RV Dog Guide" are available for $49.95 plus $149.95 shipping....but unfortunately sales are currently limted to copies printed in the Ket language spoken only in Central Siberia.
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We may have miss calculated our oven size!
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A blessed and happy Thanksgiving to all!
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN EXPLAINS THANKSGIVING
November 22, 1793
"THERE is a tradition, that, in the planting of New-England, the first settlers met with many difficulties and hardships ; as is generally the case when a civilized people attempt establishing themselves in a wilderness country. Being piously disposed, they sought relief from Heaven, by laying their wants and distresses before the Lord, in frequent set days of fasting and prayer.
Constant meditation and discourse on these subjects kept their minds gloomy and discontented; and, like the children of Israel, there were many disposed to return to that Egypt which persecution had induced them to abandon. At length, when it was proposed in the assembly to proclaim another fast, a farmer of plain sense rose, and remarked, that the inconveniencies they suffered, and concerning which they had so often wearied Heaven with their complaints, were not so great as they might have expected, and were diminishing every day as the colony strengthened ; that the earth began to reward their labour, and to furnish liberally for their subsistence; that the seas and rivers were found full of fish, the air sweet, the climate healthy; and, above all, that they were there in the full enjoyment of liberty, civil and religious: he therefore thought, that reflecting and conversing on these subjects would be more comfortable, as tending more to make them contented with their situation; and that it would be more becoming the gratitude they owed to the Divine Being, if, instead of a fast, they should proclaim a thanksgiving.
His advice was taken; and from that day to this they have, in every year, observed circumstances of public felicity sufficient to furnish employment for a thanksgiving day ; which is therefore constantly ordered and religiously observed."
Doctor Benjamin Franklin, ESQ.
These are near RV Campgrounds, Kirwood in the Sierra Nevadas, Snow Summit has Halloway Campground, with assorted campgrounds nearby, Big Bear has Ski Areas with nearby campgrounds.
Google "california ski areas with winter camping"
San Diego has the Midway, the HMS Surprise, Star of India, the Californian, San Salvador, the B-39 and USS Dolphin submarines, as well as Steam Ferry Berkeley, Steam Yacht Medea, SD Harbor Pilot Boat, and America.
Read more: US Naval Ship Tours in San Diego, California | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/list_6045798_naval-tours-san-diego_-california.html#ixzz2CcOgxxQ0!
Newport Beach has the famous and popular beautiful nightly Christmas Boat Parade...HERE!
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Newport Harbor tours, DIY and Guided...
including the a guided mega million $$ tour of waterfront homes and their yachts.
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Our deepest and heartfelt prayers and condolences to you Anne and your Family. Roy will be missed here and everywhere else he hung out.
"May the roads and skies always be clear, and the firewood nice and dry!"!
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I've heard that a Male dog will live longer when neutered. However it most likely just SEEMS to be a longer time when your (well...you know!) are gone.
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In 1967 two ladies started a vinyl graphic company called
Valley Screen Process in the Heart of the RV Manufacturing area of Mishawaka, Indiana. Over the years they had long term relationships with RV Manufacturing giants such as Thor, Forest River, Keystone, Jayco and many other companies. Fleets such as Walmart, UPS, FedEx also use them. Also Fire Departments, Police Departments, aircraft manufacturers, boat builders and commercial airline companies.
Chances are this company actually made your original graphics...and still have the patterns for them in stock. Other Forum members have used them with great results, and they can even customize graphics by changing colors and styles. Great value too. And they use superior vinyl from 3M.
And next time, make sure to NEVER wax over the vinyl, and never apply any protectorants that contain any petroleum derived chemicals. Period! Use 303 Aerospace Protectant or Protectall.
Oh please! Be careful where you throw those stones! And no need to act so smug....
Honda for example is being sued for misleading and possibly fraudulant mileage claims on the Prius.
Ford's 1996 recall of 7.9 million vehicles built between 1988 and 1993 for a faulty ignition module remains the largest EVER! (Polular Mechanics 5 Most Notorious Recalls of All Time)
And the 1978 Pinto recalls 1.4 million potentially explosive cars.
And what GM had built were some cars destined to be some of the most recalled in history.
According to the NHTSA database, the 1980 Chevrolet Citation, for example, has been recalled an amazing nine times.
And Audi had the infamous 1978 to 1983 Audi 5000 recalls that almost sent Audi into a permanent tail spin, 92,000 cars.
Or the 1976 to 1977 Plymouth and Dodge cars...Chrysler almost filed bankruptcy because of this in 1978-1979. 438,000 Jeeps.
General Motors recalled 1.5 million vehicles in 2004. 41,000 more in 2012 for fuel leaks. And 10,000 pickup trucks.
168,000 2012 VW Golfs recalled for defects in fuel systems.
Nissan recalls 2.5 million vehicles in one year globally.
And the Toyota recalls are legendary..including the admission of false MPG claims for the Prius. And 3.8 million recalled Toyota Camrys with floor mat issues..and recalled another 9 million cars in 2006. And 2.3 Million for gas pedals. Remember?
KIA/Hyundai made a mistake...fessed up and are making it right. I own 2 models affected by the fuel refund/rebate program and am still a happy KIA owner!
I just was notified tht KIA and Hyundai just posted a solution and apology for the descrepancy in the EPA KIA/Hyundai window sticker EPA Fuel Mileage.
This is how they are handling it.
If you are one of the affected owners of a KIA or Hyundai that had an inflated MPG estimate, they are issuing the registered owner a rechargable debit card...
Quote-"Kia is putting in place a comprehensive reimbursement program for affected current and former vehicle owners to cover the additional fuel costs associated with the fuel economy ratings change.
If you’re a current owner, it’s important to note that reimbursement will be available for your lifetime ownership of your vehicle. Prior owners of affected vehicles who have already sold their cars will also be reimbursed using the same formula."
I think this is a responsible and proper way to treat their car buyers, and 2 out of 3 of our new KIA's are on the list.
Kudo's to KIA and Hyundai.
Keep in mind that on the other hand, the Toyota Prius owners with the same issue of inflated fuel mileage claims are getting an offer of $200.00 credit on the next Prius they buy! Whoopie! ;)
From the EPA's own website...
"Fuel economy is measured under controlled conditions in a laboratory using a standardized test procedure specified by federal law. Manufacturers test their own vehicles—usually pre-production prototypes—and report the results to EPA. EPA reviews the results and confirms about 10-15 percent of them through their own tests at the National Vehicles and Fuel Emissions Laboratory."
The EPA ratings are a useful tool for comparing the fuel economies of different vehicles but may not accurately predict the average MPG you will get."
By the way...this is the Guiness World Record KIA Optima Hybrid Mieage Test...
7899 miles on 5.5 tanks of gas...64.55 MPG!
Oh great! Just when the economy was starting to do well...the Robot Dialers lose their jobs!
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What's next...laying off the self driving Google cars!!!
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We're big new fans of KIA! Bought a new 2011 Sorento SX (Made in West Point, USA!), New 2012 Forte Sedan and my new runabout a 2013 KIA Soul! Man-o-man... KIA builds a good quality vehicle! The 100,000 mile 10 year warrnty is just icing on the cake! Congratuations!