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Old 05-03-2011, 09:47 AM   #1
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What Do Those Letters Stand For (Acronyms)

Thanks to all newbies who asked about, and all members who provided the acronyms that are helpful on any RV forum

4X2 = 2 Wheel Drive
4X4 = 4 Wheel Drive
4WD = 4 Wheel Drive
55+ = Age 55 plus Park
5'er = Fifth Wheel
AC = Air Conditioning or Alternating Current as in 120VAC
AMP = Amperes
APU = Auxiliary Power Unit (Generator)
AWD = All Wheel Drive
BH = Bunk House
BHBE = Bunk House, Bathroom Entry
BHBS = Bunk House Bedroom w/Slide (Out)
BHS = Bunk House w/Slide (Out)
BIL = Brother In Law
BLM = Bureau Of Land Management
BTW = By The Way
C2C = Coast to Coast Resorts
C2C = Coast to Coast - reciprocal campground to a membership resort
CAPS = Capital Letters. Using all CAPS is considered SCREAMING
CAT = Caterpillar
CB = Citizens Band (Radio)
CC = Crew Cab
CDL = Commercial Drivers License
CG = Camp Ground
COE = Corp of Engineers (US Army)
CSP = Continued Service Plan
CTD = Cummins Turbo Diesel
CUL = See You Later
CW = Camping World
D/A = Duramax Diesel / Allison Transmission
DAMHIK = Don't Ask Me How I Know
DC = Direct Current as in 12VDC
DD= Darling or Dear Daughter
DH = Darling Hubby or Husband, Dear Hubby,
DIL = Daughter In Law
DO = Dutch Oven
DRW = Dual Rear Wheels (AKA Dually)
DS= Dear Son
DW = Dear Wife, Darling Wife
ERS = Emergency Road Service
ESP = Extended Service Plan
FAQ or FAQs = Frequently Asked Questions
FBS = Front Bedroom w/Slide (Out)
FBV = Front Bathroom, V-Nose
FHU = Full Hook Up
FKS = Front Kitchen w/Slide (Out)
FKV = Front Kitchen, V-Nose
FT = Full Time
FW = Fifth Wheel
FWD = Front Wheel Drive
FWIW = For What It's Worth
FWT = Fresh Water Tank
FYI = For Your Information
GPS = Global Positioning System
GAWR or GAW = Gross Axle Weight Rating
GCVW or GCW = Gross Combined Vehicle Weight
GCWR = Gross Combination Weight Rating
GTWR = Gross Trailer Weight Rating
GVW or GVWR = Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
GOB = Good ol' Boy
HD = Heavy Duty
HDT = Heavy Duty Truck
HH = Happy Hour
HT = Half-Ton
HWH = Hot Water Heater
HWT = Hot Water Tank
IIRC = If I Remember Correctly
IMO = In My Opinion
IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
IP = Internet Provider
ISP = Internet Service Provider
JMHO = Just My Humble Opinion
JMO = Just my opinion
JOF = Jayco (RV) Owners Forum
KPTS = Kitchen Pantry w/Triple Slide (Outs)
KOA = Kampgrounds of America
LB = Long (Pickup Truck) Bed (or Box)
LMAO = Laughing My (butt) Off
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
LP/LPG = Liquid Petroleum Gas
LS/MFT = Lucky Strike / Means Fine Tobacco (Who remembers that?)
LT = Light Truck tires (as in LT245 tires)
MH = Motor Home
MIL = Mother In Law
MM = Mile Marker
MSRP = Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
Nambarc= JOF mascot
NFS = National Forest Service
NPS = National Park Service
OEM = Original Equipement by the Manufacturer
OTH = On The Other Hand
PDI = Pre-Delivery Inspection
PITA = Pain in the (butt)
PSD = PowerStroke Diesel
PU = Pop Up (camper) -or- Pick Up (truck)
PUG = Pop Up Gizmo (Solar "Blankets" that cover the canvas ends of Pop-Ups and Hybrids)
PUP = Pop-Up
REQS =Rear Entertainment w/Quad Slide (Outs)
RLDS = Rear Living (Room) w/Double (or Deep) Slide (Outs)
RLS = Rear Living (Room) w/Slide (Out)
RLSA = Rear Living (Room) w/Side Aisle
RLTS = Rear Living (Room) w/Triple Slide (Outs)
ROTFLOL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud
ROTFLMAO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My (butt) Off
RPI = Resort Parks International (Membership reciprocal parks)
RV = Recreational Vehicle
SB = Short (Standard on GM 2500/3500) Pickup Bed (or Box)
SCrew = Super Crew
SEX = Ask mommy or daddy about it- This is an RV Forum
SIL = Sister In Law or Son In Law (refer to context of conversation)
SOB = Some Other Brand
SP = State Park
SRW = Single Rear Wheels
TBC = Trailer Brake Controller
TMI = Too Much Information
TOAD = A vehicle towed behind a MH
TP = Toilet Paper
TT = Travel Trailer, Thousand Trails (Membership Parks)
TV = Tow Vehicle and on a rare occasion TeleVision
VIN = Vehicle Identification Number (Serial Number)
URL = website address
UVW or UVWR = Unloaded Vehicle Weight Rating
WM/WallyWorld = Wal*Mart
WD or W/D = Washer/Dryer
WD = Weight Distribution (Hitch)
WDW = Walt Disney World
W/E/S = Water/Electric/Sewer
Wi-Fi or WiFi = Wireless Fidelity
WWW = World Wide Web (the Internet)

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Old 07-28-2014, 07:40 PM   #2
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RLSA I'm told is Rear Living with Side Aisle

Although I haven't done the math I'm also told that the 351 in my model number is square feet.

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Old 07-28-2014, 11:03 PM   #3
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I was told my REQS stands for Rear Entertainment Quad Slide, true?
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Old 07-29-2014, 04:48 AM   #4
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LKTS. Lovely kitchen triple slide
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Old 04-10-2015, 08:56 PM   #5
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BHBS - Bunk House Bedroom Slide?
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Old 04-10-2015, 09:10 PM   #6
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BHS - Bunk House Slide.
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Old 04-10-2015, 09:16 PM   #7
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I have an extra "B" in my TT.
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Old 04-11-2015, 04:37 AM   #8
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DAMHIK - Don't Ask Me How I Know....
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:49 AM   #9
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I would think it means Bunk house bedroom slide
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Old 04-13-2015, 06:50 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Ranger Smith View Post
LKTS. Lovely kitchen triple slide
I updated the list today. However, I'm not sure the "L" in LKTS means "Lovely" because every kitchen is "lovely" to its owner. I looked at the floor plan for this model and noticed that it appears to have an "L" shaped kitchen island. For the definitive answer, though, I'm going to ask Jayco what the "L" stands for.

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