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Scotty 13` Gaucho ad
AMF SKAMPER, AVENGER, COBRA, GLOBESTAR, HOLIDAY RAMBLER, MONITOR, STREAMLINE, TRAVELEZE. FOLLOW
UP
This column updates articles that have ap
peared in the magazine. We believe it i!
necessary to sha re these new discoverie!
with you .
New Information
on Battery
Service Man ual
THESE MAJOR RV MANUFACTURERS
HAVE THIS UNIQUE
SAFETY FEATURE IN COMMON...
W e'v e re ce ive d sev e ral lette rs from
read ers w h o tri ed to o bt ain co p ies o f
th e " Batt ery Service Manua l" m entioned
at th e end of o ur Jun e '73 arti cl e on RV
batt ery mainte nance. In e ac h ca se th e
le tt e r w as re turn e d mark ed "A ddress
U nkn own. " And for good reason . .. the
or igina l A ss ociation o f A merican Bat ­
t ery M anufac t ure rs m e nt ion ed in th e
art ic le h as c hanged it s name and m o v ed .
Bu t w e track ed 'e m down.
To ob tain a copy of th e " Batt ery Se rv­
ice Man u al ," se nd $2 t o Batt ery Cou n ci l
I nt e rnational, In c., 130"1 M ur c h i son
D ri ve, Burlingame , Cal i fornia 940"10. And
w e hope th ey don ' t m ove again.
These t rendsetters have
chosen t o offer t he most unique
safety innovation in t he RV
in du st r y
th e Automatic
Stabilizati on Control Syst em (ASCS) - on t heir 1974 t ravel
trail ers.
ASCS is a three-un it system that in stantaneously
corrects sudden sway prob lems by registe ring, ta bul ating and
reacting to the sway . In a sp lit-second, you automatically
have t he necessary brake pressure to keep bot h vehicle and
t railer moving smooth ly and saf ely.
Th e A SCS is completely auto mat ic . . . it has no
moving parts. And it's fu lly gu aran teed f or the life of the
own er!
So stop in at your loca l RV dealer. See if the trailers on
his lot offer A SCS . .. f or y ou r own and y our f am il y 's safety .
For furt her inform ati on, write or ca ll Target Industri es.
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I'm in t e r es ted. Send f r ee liter a tur e and name of
my dealer.
Scotty 13 Sportsman $975
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SERRO TRAVEl TRAILER CO.
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' Arona Rd .•lrwi n . Pa .15642. Scotty D riv e . B ri sto w. Okla. 74010. Rt. #2 . A shb urn . Ga . 31714 .
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WHEELS AF IELD
MORE O N LOW VOL TAGE. Ke n Fe r­
moyl e's " V iewpoint" co lu mn in t he Oc ­
tober '73 issu e of Wh eels Afield cov e red
th e in creasi ng p robl e m s RVe rs ar e fa c ing
du e to flu c tuating lin e v o lt ag e w h en
th ey are pl ugged int o electr ic hookups
at campground s. Judg in g fr o m res pon se
t o the co lu mn , th e prob le m appar e n t ly
is eve n more w id espread than we su s­
pect ed.
More proof that thi s p robl em is t ru e
cam e rece ntly wh en Ferm o yl e att e nd ed
a w ee k - l on g Air Co n ditioning/H e at in g
Se rv ic e Tr ain in g Cou rse at Winn e ba go
Ind u stri es i n Fo res t Cit y , Iowa. Th e in ­
stru c tors and se rv ice tec hn icia ns att e nd­
in g agr eed that improper lin e vo lt age ­
u suall y too lit tl e - ha s becom e a ma jor
cau se of damage to RV applia nces.
T h e y a l so ag r eed t h at Fermo y l e 's
sugges ti on th at RV owner s in ves t in an
inexpe nsive AC voltm e te r ($4 to $12)
w as a good on e. Ge nerally speaking, i f
th e m eter show s lin e vo ltage of under
105 vol t s, it's wi se not to try to op erat e
a rooftop l W -vol t air condit io n er. It
may st ar t w ith j u st 90 or 100 volt s, but it
w on ' t work e fficiently and w i ll be dam­
aged to som e exte nt. It might not fail
imm ediat e ly, but wi ll ev ent u ally aft e r
enough of thi s tr eatment. Oth er appl i­
ances w i II be affec t ed , too.
lu st b e fo re press tim e w e h eard from
Ess ex Int e rnational , mak e r of Stan c or
Tran sform ers, about th e fir m 's new VC - II
Vol t age Cor r ec t or. I t a ut omati c al l y
boo st s lin e vo ltag e by "12 p erce nt whe n
it drops be low 105 v o lt s, and is rat e d at
"15 amp s. We p lan to te st on e and will
report on it as soon as po ss ibl e, if it
seem s to b e a solution.
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