RV 101 Travel Trailer Online Video RV Orientation Training Bundle

5 Online Video Bargain Bundle- RV Checklist e-book, Travel Trailer RV Orientation®, Tow Like a Pro, RV Essentials, Care & Maintenance, Winterizing & Storing

RV 101® Travel Trailer Video Bundle Training Course

RV Education 101, an RV video and production company, made it easier for you to learn about YOUR RV! We took 5 of our individual Travel Trailer related video titles and put them into a bargain set for you. Not only does this eliminate the guesswork as to which titles go together, this thorough training by an RV Industry expert, greatly reduces your learning curve as a newbie travel trailer owner, making all of your RV experiences safe, fun and stress free! You also SAVE a significant amount of money with the bundle set discount.

Also included in this set is our best selling e-book: The Original Checklists for RVers – a $16 value.

After watching the complete Travel Trailer set of videos …with some downloadable segments, by RV expert Mark Polk, you will master your own RV experiences.

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RV Power Cord Tips & Tricks

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How to Replace an RV Air Conditioner Gasket

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RV 101 Video – How to Inspect your RV for Water Damage

It doesn’t matter if you are purchasing a used RV or if you already own an RV, it’s a good idea to periodically inspect the RV for any indications of water damage. If you catch a water leak early it is easier and less expensive to repair, as opposed to a water leak that had time to spread and do more damage. In this RV 101 video, watch as Mark Polk with RV Education 101 demonstrate how he inspects an RV for water damage:



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Drive your Motorhome Like a Pro by RV Education 101

RV Driving Skills How to Drive an RV, First Things to do as a New Driver – Reference Points.

How to establish reference points for your RV to help stay centered in your lane and on a straight course.

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RV Screw Types, RV Screwdrivers & Specialty Driver Bits Video

Have you ever wondered what type of screws are used to construct your RV? Have you ever gone to your toolbox to get a screwdriver, or a driver bit, but did not have the right type or size? Don’t feel alone, this happens to lots of RV owners. In this RV video Mark Polk, with RV Education 101 discusses and demonstrates the different types of screws used in RV construction, and the different kinds of screwdrivers and driver bits to keep in your RV toolbox.

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RV 101 Hitching & Unhitching a Travel Trailer with a Weight Distribution Hitch

In this RV how to video for RV newbies, Mark Polk with RV Education 101 demonstrates how to hitch and unhitch a travel trailer using a weight distribution hitch. There are several different types of weight distribution hitches available and this demonstration is with an Equalizer weight distribution hitch with built-in sway control.

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RV Tire Pressure Gauge Accuracy Video by RV Education 101

People always stress the importance of checking and adjusting the inflation pressure in your RV tires, but what about the tire pressure gauge you are using to check the inflation pressure? Is your tire pressure gauge accurate? Is the tire pressure gauge suitable for the pressure your RV tires are inflated to? Is your tire pressure gauge properly maintained? Watch this RV video for some great tips on what tire pressure gauge to purchase and how to use and maintain your RV tire pressure gauge.

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RV 101 Top 5 Tools to Keep in your RV with Mark Polk


In the RV 101 how to video, Mark Polk with RV Education 101 discusses the top 5 tools new RV owners and experienced RV owners alike should keep in their travel trailer or motorhome.

A digital volt meter. This is absolutely essential. You can use it for a quick check of the battery’s state of charge. You can test 12-volt DC circuits and 12-volt fuses. And you can check 120-volt AC circuits and outlets.

In addition to a volt meter, I keep a digital line monitor in the RV. You can use it to test the faulty wiring at the campground before plugging the RV in, and you can use it to monitor AC voltage during your trip.

What does The Battery Minder do? Watch how it charges the battery, it maintains and desulfates the battery and will never overcharge the battery.

You not only want an accurate RV tire inflation gauge, but you want one with a dual foot design and one that is capable of checking high air pressure like what is typically found in motorhome tires.

Finally, I don’t recommend using air compressors at gas stations for two reasons, one is they are abused and you don’t know if the inflation pressure is accurate, and two is if you check the tire pressure when the tires are hot you get inaccurate readings, which can be dangerous. This is why you might want to consider purchasing a portable air compressor.

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RV 101 Video – Are you a New RVer? What you need to know about RVs Online Training Program


An introduction to RVs. Did you buy a travel trailer? Did you buy a motorhome? RV Education 101 is proud to introduce The RV Online Training for new and experienced RV owners. We will help you navigate what to do and how to do it through our RV walk through and orientation videos. Learning RVs the easy way, through comprehensive video and written text with RV expert Mark Polk. The RV 101® online training program with downloadable content is reputable, thorough, easy to understand, self- paced and affordable. The video training courses can be viewed from computers, tablets, and smartphones. Each course includes written text, full-feature video segments. short video segments, related articles written by your instructor, helpful tips & tricks, fun RV play & learn crossword puzzles and quizzes to help you retain the information. Through these specialized RV training courses you can learn how to use an RV, maintain an RV, tow a travel trailer or 5th wheel trailer, drive a motorhome, and much more. And unlike other programs, we never inundate you with unwanted emails.

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RV 101 – RV Pre-Trip Checklist

My entire military career was spent in wheeled and track vehicle maintenance. After spending years as an Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer I can tell you the United States Army has an exceptional maintenance program, if it is carried out properly. The backbone of the program is preventive maintenance checks and services. At the operator level, vehicle operators are taught to perform preventive checks on their vehicle and equipment prior to using it. They follow a checklist, and they record deficiencies they find on a form and turn it in to the motor pool before the vehicle can leave. If the deficiencies are minor the vehicle can be used, but if there are major deficiencies (like a bad oil leak) the vehicle must be repaired before it can be used. The idea is to identify problems early, before the problem gets worse,  preventing the vehicle and the operator from completing their job or mission.

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RV 101 Guide – What to Consider When Buying an RV

The Internet changed the way we live, and the way we conduct business. I remember asking myself what this thing called “Amazon” was all about, and now the annual gross profit ranges around 115 Billion, that’s with a ‘B’. The Internet changed the way we work too. In 1999 I started a dotcom business (RV Education 101) that is now in it’s 21st year of successful online operation. We went from selling training videos on VHS tapes, to now offering content on an online platform the consumer can view on a smartphone whenever they want or need a refresher on how everything works on their RV.

I also remember working as an RV sales and F&I manager in the mid-90s, prior to the Internet boom. We made hard-calls to bring potential customers into our sales lot and sold RVs through one-on-one negotiations, haggling the selling price of the RV. Consumers were conditioned for this type of buying process through decades of purchasing cars and trucks from automobile dealerships. It was how we did business.

Now, in what seems like a blink of the eye, the Internet changed the way we do everything. Companies like Carvana made a strong presence, and through effective advertising campaigns started changing our way of thinking on how to buy an automobile.  Their tag line is, “sit back, relax and experience a whole new way to buy a car.” You can literally find the car you are searching for, take a virtual tour of the car, get a history report on the car, finance the car, buy the car and have it delivered to your home without getting off the couch. For old-school people, used to haggling and negotiating the price, it takes longer to accept changes like this, but change is going to happen and the Internet plays a major role in many changes happening today.

That brings me to, The RV 101 Guide for Buying an RV Online: READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE CLICK HERE

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RV 101 RV Generator Preventive & Scheduled Maintenance

Keeping up with preventive and scheduled maintenance on your RV or portable generator will prolong the life of the generator. In this RV how-to video, host Mark Polk with RV Education 101, demonstrates how to change the oil and oil filter on an RV generator, and inspect and replace the air filter.

Happy Camping,

Mark J. Polk

RV 101 RV Video and RV Information Company

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RV 101 Video – How to Install a High Speed Ventilation Fan in your RV

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RVing 101 – Types of RVs

Are you looking to buy an RV? What is the best one for you? Are you curious about, or would like to know more about the different types of RVs there are? When it comes to selecting the right RV everybody is different, so it makes sense there are lots of different types and sizes of RVs to choose from. In this RV video host Mark Polk, with RV Education 101 discusses all the different types of RVs there are. There are many choices: travel trailers, 5th wheels, motorhomes, toy haulers, hybrid camping trailer, pop up….what is right for you?

Before we talk about the types of Recreation Vehicles (RVs) we should discuss what an RV is. The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) describes an RV as a vehicle that combines transportation and temporary living quarters for travel, recreation and camping.

RVs come in many different types, sizes and price ranges. Some are very basic starting around $7,000 and provide basic sleeping arrangements and cooking facilities. On the other end of the spectrum there are luxury land yachts on wheels costing more than $1,000,000.

RVs are categorized into two groups, towable & motorized CLICK HERE to read more

How Towing a Travel Trailer / 5th Wheel Affects your Tow Vehicle

In this RV 101 video Mark Polk with RV Education 101 discusses and demonstrates how towing a trailer affects your tow vehicle’s power-train.

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