Buying an RV is a major investment. It is likely to be second only to buying a house. Especially if this is your first RV purchase, where do you begin to get the information you need to make the right choice?
In How to Choose and Buy an RV you will find everything you need to become an informed and well-prepared buyer. Collyn Rivers, one of the foremost authorities on RVs in Australia, breaks down the pros and cons of the many sorts of recreational vehicles available. He identifies the key questions you need to ask to work out what you really want and need.
Collyn gives clear advice about how to inspect and negotiate for new or used RVs. He discusses the extras you'll want include before hitting the road and details the rules and regulations you'll need to know before venturing around Australia.
You need expert advice before buying an RV. This book will answer your questions and even the ones you hadn't considered asking.
Collyn Rivers "has enormous knowledge of the subjects in his books and his writing is concise and not overdone with technicalities or difficult-to-understand jargon."
Peter Poat, The Weekend West Australian
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About the Author
He migrated to Australia in 1963, where he designed and built scientific measuring equipment. In 1971, Collyn Rivers founded what, by 1976, became the world's largest-circulation electronics publication, Electronics Today International.
From 1982 to 1990 he was technology editor of The Bulletin and also Australian Business magazines and in 1999 started two companies: Caravan and Motorhome Books, and Successful Solar Books (now RVBooks and SolarBooks).
"Anyone who has been an electronics enthusiast over the past 30 years or so will be well aware of Collyn Rivers. He was the founding editor of "Electronics Today International" (ETI) magazine which went on to have a number of very successful editions in the UK and elsewhere, as well as being very successful in Australia."
Silicon Chip Magazine
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Establishing the essentials
Chapter 2 - Towed - or self-propelled?
Chapter 3 - RV categories
Chapter 4 - RV awnings and annexes
Chapter 5 - RV kitchens
Chapter 6 - RV showers and toilets and washing machines
Chapter 7 - Dining and sleeping
Chapter 8 - RV accessories
Chapter 9 - Buying the RV
Chapter 10 - Looking after yourself and your RV
Chapter 11 - Useful RV-related books and information
Chapter 12 - About the author
Appendix 1 - RV terminology
Appendix 2 - Australian Road Rules Summary
Appendix 3 - (New) Road Vehicles Act 2018
Appendix 4 - Checklist for buying a used RV
Appendix 5 - Australian Consumer Warranties
Appendix 6 - RV checking and loading