Wednesday, July 16, 2008

For RV owners, large vehicles are still a gas

Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA
"Four hundred ... sixty-nine dollars ... and seventy-two cents."

Slowly, with equal parts pump shock and Texas drawl, Mary Walker recounted the cost of filling up her recreational vehicle's gas tank. "And it wasn't even that close to empty."

Walker grinned gamely as she and two fellow Texans on lawn chairs chatted about RV-ing at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, during this week's Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) convention.

Throughout the fairgrounds, there were no signs that the soaring cost of gasoline was dampening the enthusiasm of the 10,000-plus attendees. But there's little question that the industry itself is suffering a downturn in this sputtering economy.

Last summer's FMCA convention in Redmond, Ore., drew 3,474 RVs, about 1,000 more than are expected this year, and FMCA membership is "down a bit," said communications director Pamela Kay.
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