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Posted: 02/26/21 02:10pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

This thread is hysterical................


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Walaby wrote:

Don't expect a response, and don't expect anything to change.

Mike


An alternative solution is to offer both verisons of the RV Magazine, the old and the new. Its america, let people make their own choice of which RV magazine to read and enjoy.

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Posted: 02/26/21 03:13pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The only reason a company sends you a magazine for next to nothing is to get you to buy something from them. I never read most of the stories in the old magazine(s) except for the ones that help you fix something. Now it’s just sales rag and thus it doesn’t get more than a quick look and then into the recycle bin.

Heck if CW wont spend the dime to upgrade the software on this chat room, why would you think they are going to improve a dying magazine business?


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Posted: 02/26/21 07:07pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Agree with you OP. And now you know why so many have left this forum as well.
FWIW, I contacted them and cancelled my subscription. Told them what I thought of it and that it was so bad I didn't even care if I got my money back - just stop sending it to me. (Or at least if they changed the type of paper, it could be used for the one thing it could be good for).
They quickly sent me a check for $24 and said they cancelled the subscription. I got the latest piece of TP anyway and read where Marcus said he got the message but frankly, is too arrogant to fix it.

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I cancelled mine years ago.. I cancelled all of my magazine subscriptions years ago now that I think about it and don't miss them at all.

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My membership is coming up for renewal. I have not received my RV magazine for several months and I had no notice of renewal. Looks like I missed the bad, but I don't know.


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I received the March issue of RV Magazine yesterday and need to point
out a potentially dangerous statement, probably made in error, by long
time contributor Mike Wendland. On the top of page 51 under the
heading "Chock Time" it states "If you have a trailer, unhitch it and
then chock the wheels."

This statement is backwards and can be very dangerous if done that
way. You should ALWAYS chock the wheels, on both sides of the RV,
FIRST before you unhook from the tow vehicle. If not done in that
order, you risk the trailer rolling away from you with no way to stop
it if you are parked on a slight rearward slope. If it were to roll forward, it could pin the person between the truck and trailer or put a serious dent in the tow vehicle.

Another even more catastrophic thing that can happen is that the
trailer will pivot on one set of wheels and the tongue will suddenly
move sideways when released from the ball. This can be a bit
difficult on a persons legs and could even knock them down and be run
over with the trailers tongue.

I have personally witnessed both situations but fortunately no damage
was done. All this can be avoided if you always chock the wheels
first thing upon backing into a site when arriving and before you
uncouple from the tow vehicle. They should also be the last thing you
pack up when leaving a site.

Hope this helps someone to not make a serious mistake.[emoticon]
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Also, do not remove the chains until off the ball.

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capacitor wrote:

Also, do not remove the chains until off the ball.

If you have the wheels chocked properly, then the chains will not matter.

If you one that unhooks, then chocks the wheels then I agree with your statement.[emoticon]. Could prevent a rearward roll but do nothing for a forward roll.[emoticon]
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Posted: 03/02/21 04:53am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

reading all the negative comments on here including my own, but marcus does an editorial in the magazine about all the great reviews, someone speaks with forked tongue. i for one will not renew. just saying.


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