Meet a Member | Family Motor Coach Association
The Mullins' favorite trips include Mount Rushmore and motorhome rallies. Their advice to new RVers: Rent before you buy.
FMCA membership number: F302225 (we joined in 2001
Our current motorhome: a 40-foot 2002 Monaco Dynasty
Three words that best describe our motorhome:
Home on road
The best thing about our motorhome:
It handles very well.
Other motorhomes we’ve owned:
A 1993 Firan Ultrastar and a 1998 Monaco Windsor
We decided to buy a motorhome because:
I’ve (Herman) traveled for more than 35 years and don’t like motels.
Herman: retired sales. Bobbie: legal secretary
We have one daughter, three sons and nine grandchildren (five girls and four boys).
We travel in our motorhome approximately:
Three months per year
Our favorite motorhoming destinations:
Rallies with friends
Our all-time favorite motorhome trips:
1) Yellowstone National Park, 2) Mount Rushmore
Our “dream” motorhome trip:
New England in the fall
Our perfect day of motorhome travel would be:
Our worst motorhoming experience:
When our slideout would not retract
Our motorhoming pet peeve:
The best addition we’ve made for our motorhome:
Constructing a building to store our motorhome
If we could change one thing about our motorhome, it would be:
Eliminate the TVs.
Something about motorhoming that we know now but did NOT know when we started:
When driving a motorhome, the most important thing to remember is:
Use the mirrors and turn signals.
Our advice for other motorhome owners:
Take it slow and easy.
Herman: woodworking. Bobbie: antiquing
Bill Smith Café, McKinney, Texas
Celebrities we admire:
Herman: John Wayne. Bobbie: Tom Hanks
Something others would be surprised to know about us:
Nothing. We’re an open book.
If we were awarded a shopping spree at the store of our choice, the store we’d choose: Lowe’s
Shallow Creek RV Resort in Gladewater, Texas, and Lagoons RV Resort in Rockport, Texas
When motorhomers visit our state or hometown, they should be sure to see:
Davis Mountains, NASA, Galveston, Cowboys Stadium
Items that we always keep in our motorhome’s refrigerator while traveling:
Beer and wine
What’s the best motorhoming advice you’ve ever received:
Dump the air before leveling.
Our advice to new motorhomers:
Rent before you buy. Rent and like it; then you can choose what you would like. If you don’t like it, then renting is a smaller price.
Behind our motorhome, we tow:
A 2008 Chevrolet Silverado equipped with Remco’s driveshaft disconnect. We use an M&G engine brake and a Blue ox tow bar and baseplate.
When we’re online, Web sites we like to visit: FMCA.com
A technical tip we’d like to share with other motorhome owners:
Check your tires!
We joined FMCA because:
We like the magazine.
FMCA chapters that we belong to:
Lone Star (vice president) and South Central Lucky Rollers
Other FMCA members may contact us via e-mail: