Reader Reviews

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Here is just fraction of the unsolicited comments we’ve received recently from our readers about We’re been publishing for 17 years and we’re pretty darn knowledgeable about the subject of RVing. Some of these comments make reference to our videos, on our popular YouTube Channel. But don’t just trust us. Read what our readers say:

Your articles are very informative and educational. You take the mystery out of a lot of different problems one may encounter RVing. I for one enjoy reading them very much. Keep up the good work.

Nick D.

Hi Chuck, enjoying your editorials, glad that you are again in the groove.

Gary W.

I enjoy your newsletter and articles, and look forward to them every weekend. As we start using more mobile devices, I would love to see your site and newsletter become more mobile friendly. Keep up the great work with your articles and videos.

C. Young

I have been reading this newsletter for several years now. I make a point of not reading until Sunday morning which I read while drinking my pot of Sunday coffee. Now a retired full-time RVer I can take my time. It’s one little ritual that I look forward to every week. Despite the time I have enjoyed reading it, there is never a week go by that I didn’t learn something or just plain enjoy reading Chuck’s comments. Many of which I can absolutely relate to. Please keep what you are doing, Chuck. I would greatly miss my Sunday morning ritual. Thanks for your efforts always.

Mike B.

Hello Chuck, I am re-enthused to see your comments regarding RV quality or the lack thereof, and the seeming disregard for customer satisfaction by dealers and the near industry monopoly of manufacturers. Please, do not lessen your efforts to inform as many as possible of the current rights and wrongs that currently exist. I, and I’m certain many other longtime RV owners, would willingly offer to you, the benefit of our “Hands-On” experience. I look forward to hearing from you. Keep up the good work!!


Chuck, I hope you realize that your voice is needed to share with consumers to “look before they buy:” and the RV industry that, yes, someone is watching you and letting people know. I became a member of your newsletter because I needed to find out all the information I could before I made this huge “leap of faith” to purchase. Over this year and half, I saw what you and your staff do to provide interesting, often thought-provoking commentary. That’s when I became a paid subscriber.
Don’t lose faith in what you’re doing … there’s always rain before the sun shines!
Thanks to you and your staff, I know that I have a lot more knowledge about RVs, and now I’m an informed consumer.
When I make that decision to buy, I know I have been provided the kind of information that will help me make a good decision.
Thanks again and keep up the good work!


Love the Roadside Journal.


Excellent article…well written, concise and very informative.

Greg F.

As always, Chuck, I thoroughly enjoy your newsletter and your Roadside Journal.

Sheridan B.

I look forward every Saturday. I’m not sure whether it’s because of my “very retired state of mind” or the excellent, very entertaining and informative writing. I suspect it’s due to the latter. Thanks very much!

Chuck C.

Thanks for all the good articles. Enjoy every one. Thanks again for your time in writing these many newsletters and etc. 73 from Nebraska


Enjoy reading your newsletters, keep it up.


I’d like to award an “Attaboy” to you. Your newsletter is a joy to read every Saturday morning with my coffee. Your observations on coach quality I feel are spot on. I’m going to take every opportunity I can to promote your newsletter through my contacts on Facebook & other social media sites. Please keep up the good work.

Phil A.

It’s not a Saturday without Chuck…….you speak and write from the heart…..carry on RV man…..U r there 4 us. We r there 4 u!!!!!!


Great newsletter and I appreciate your “ramblings”!!! I am relatively new to RVing. I am an avid researcher and am well aware of the RV quality issue. Please keep fighting the good fight. Most voices in the RV industry and culture sing the praises of the lifestyle and don’t discuss the ugly underbelly of the RV industry. Greg Gerber, John Huggins, and you are the only voices that I have heard that are willing to challenge the poor RV quality issue. Keep it up!


The weekly newsletter is just long enough to keep me reading a little each day of the week until the next issue comes out. Have learned so much, no other site gives out as much good solid info. Been following it about 4 years.


I have been reading your newsletter for 12 years now. I have told hundreds of RVers about RV Travel, like having good information for my fellow RVers. Full time now for 10 years. Keep up the good work. Thank you.

Rog, Deb

Chuck, I will be RVing in the near future and have watched your posts and for the most part enjoy them. They are informative, educational in the sense that I will be a newbie to the RV world. I will be buying an RV this year. I want to thank you for your posts every week. Keep up the good work.


Hi Chuck, Been following your newsletter for about a year now. Have learned a great deal from your site.

Madelyn B.

Keep up the good informative work Chuck.


We always look forward to your newsletter. Keep up the good work.

Merilyn & Mike S.

I have been reading your articles for several years now and it is something I look forward to every week. Keep up the good work. You rock!!!!

Nancy W.

I also hope that you keep the heat on the manufacturers lack of quality and dealers follow up. Thanks for your efforts in bringing these problems to the forefront and hope new RV purchasers read your magazine before purchasing.

Douglas R.

Chuck, I’ve enjoyed all your newsletters since the early days of Out West. Always love to hear what you have to say, so keep it coming. Glad you’re still fighting for the RV owner!


Chuck – You are definitely on to something. Given the problems you cite, RV build quality and scarcity of RV accommodations, you would THINK the RV industry might pay attention. But like so many other situations, unless it affects certain people personally and/or there is some strong financial incentive to give a hoot, they will not. Please keep raising these issues for all of us. I just became a voluntary subscriber, and I support your efforts 1000%. THANK YOU!

Rich T.

Chuck, thanks for your ‘rambling’. I feel like I know you as I have learned ‘tons’ of valuable lessons from the newsletter and videos! My wife, Jan and I are new RV’ers, preparing for retirement (in about 94 weeks, but who is counting). We appreciate your sharing of knowledge and wisdom. Thank you again for your efforts and keep up the great work. It is greatly appreciated.

John & Jan B.

I’ve been RV’ing for two years and started following you a few months in. Your newsletter and the links have been very valuable to me as I’ve learned a lot about basics, places to go, etc. I look forward to the newsletter every week, but I must say, the video post is a welcome addition.

Chuck B.

Hi Chuck. Been reading your newsletter for about 4 years now and always enjoy it.. My wife and I met you at the Hershey R.V. show in 2016. Enjoyed your rambling on the video. Keep on writing. Thanks.

Doug & Mary B.

Do more, do lots more of these “fireside” chats! I felt like we were having a one-on-one conversation across my tiny dining table. Your sense of humor really shines through, too. So, yeah, we need more of these, please.

Lyn R.

Dear Chuck, Enjoyed your rambling video very much. You included both wit and wisdom. I would suggest a cowboy hat and a new moniker “Chuckwagon,” especially when you are out West. P.S. Your newsletters could never be too long.


Thank you Chuck, for your efforts to have the RV industry be more vigilant and accountable in the manufacture and service of the vehicles.

Gerry & Dick L.

You’re the “best.” Keep going with the welcomed advice and information.

Bob R.

Enjoy the new letter and like the idea of videos to bring a point home. Please continue hammering the industry on quality.

Mark W.

Hi, Chuck. Thanks for the video and for the low-res (I need that). The “rambling” less-structured presentation makes it feel like having a friend on the road. Beyond the feel-good part of that, it gives people a better understanding of the ups and downs of full-timing.

Calvin R.

Hi Chuck. I am researching different RV options thus I welcome your new section since from my first findings “quality” seems to be a major issue. As buyers become wiser these manufacturers will pay for their mistakes. Thank you, Chuck, for offering a way to protect our plans to invest in having fun buying an RV instead if a headache.


Your RV Travel newsletter is ‘consumed’ every week and many articles are shared (the link address is included) with fellow RVer’s. Yes, the lack of quality issues you are presenting is a good topic to continue pursuing so, please do just that. Please continue to keep us informed and aware. Our Thanks.

J & Z

Chuck, you have a great newsletter, and always learn something, especially the “close the grey tank” video.


Always look forward to the newsletter every Saturday no matter where I am.

Loretta R.

We have family and friends and we are usually the ones they call when they need an answer. We always refer them to RV Travel, so keep up the good work.

Richard H.

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