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This is the on-going story of our life in out new-to-us 1986 Rockwood home on wheels. On good days, she’s known as Priscilla from the movie and on bad days she’s known as the derelict.

Stainless Steel Exhaust Manifold for GM 454

GM created these rather expensive to make welded stainless steel exhaust manifolds after encountering a severe problem with their cast iron manifolds warping when the engine is used to deliver large amounts of power as it does in a motorhome. … Continue reading

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Our Winter Home, The Hunting Club in Ailey, Georgia

After a relatively uneventful drive that included a pleasant stop in Tennessee to go motorcycle riding with friends, we have arrived and begun to settle in at our winter home in tiny Ailey, Georgia. The Hunting Club in Ailey, GA … Continue reading

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1,456 Miles Under Our Belt with only 1 Mechanical!

Well, after four years of preparation we finally took the plunge and relocated to someplace warm. After one week at Hunt’s Motorcycle Campground in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, we drove the final 300 odd miles to tiny remote Ailey, Georgia. But … Continue reading

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The Orange Tent in the Woods

Not ours, by the way since we graduated to the Class “A” motorhome from our Sears tent. I don’t know what your particular thing is, whether it’s setting homeless people on fire, or smashing their stuff to teach them a … Continue reading

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Low Interest Loans — to the State and Local Government

We spent the month of April re-registering Lynn’s motorhome and motorcycle for another year. Today is the 22nd of May and he has not received a refund for the money he paid for on-line renewal, not to mention the fee … Continue reading

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Art and Lucy, the Never-ending Engine Story.

Some people name their cars, motorcycles and recreational vehicles. We named our new home Priscilla from the Australian movie Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. When we started living in this 1987 Rockwood in the fall of 2011, it moved under … Continue reading

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True Luxury!

True luxury is an inside remote control panel for your generator. After three winters here in New England we finally found the correct control panel for the generator in our 1987 Rockwood. The silver button to the right activates a … Continue reading

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Onan Fuel Filter

Saturday morning we’d just finished breakfast and my plan for the day was to veg-out at the local library for the afternoon. Then the generator shut itself down. Diagnosis? Bad fuel pump. Two trips to the auto parts store and … Continue reading

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1987 Rockwood Backup Light Lens

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I met a couple living in their RV in Hooksett. Ray Duckler, Concord Monitor

Last week I met a couple living in their RV in Hooksett. Their home stretched like a commercial airplane, narrow and tight. It’s messy and cluttered, with barely space to set down a cup of coffee, but the engine works … Continue reading

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