Useful Info - Definitions

A Class : Refers to a motorhome which is built form the chassis up.
B Class : Refers to a motorhome which is based around a van conversion.
C Class : Refers to a motorhome which is built using a van-type chassis and cab.

All of these vehicles can be powered by Petrol, Dual Fuel (LPG) or Diesel.

Potable: A liquid that is suitable for drinking.

Diesel Pusher: A motor home, typically Class A, that is powered by a Diesel Engine mounted in the rear of the RV

Genny: Generator.

GTWR: Gross Trailer Weight Rating. Maximum allowable weight of a trailer, fully loaded with cargo and fluids.

GCWR: Gross Combination Weight Rating. The maximum allowable weight of the combination of tow vehicle and trailer. It includes the weight of the vehicle, trailer/fifth-wheel or dinghy, cargo, passengers and a full load of fluids (water, propane, fuel, etc.).

GAWR: Gross Axle Weight Rating - The manufacturer's rating for the maximum allowable weight that an axle is designed to carry.

GVWR: Gross Vehicular Weight Rating. Maximum allowable weight of a trailer, fully loaded with cargo and fluids.

Dump Station: Any approved area where RV waste tanks may be emptied.

Fifth Wheel: A type of RV that is pulled by a pick-up truck using a trailer hitch mounted in the truck bed.

RVer: Any person who owns an RV.

Full Timer: Some one who lives in their RV on a permenant basis.

Slinky: Flexible sewer hose, which comes in various lengths