Monthly Archives: August 2010

Attachable fold-down deck for the RV

InventHelp, America’s largest inventor service company, recently announced that one of its clients, an inventor from Pennsylvania, has designed an attachable deck for permanent installation on the side of an RV. This invention is patented. According to a news release, … Continue reading

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Road to Recreation RV tour coming to Michigan

The Recreation Passport is coming, and the Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) wants everyone to know what a great deal it is for Michigan. That’s why the department is launching the “Road to Recreation” RV tour, a three-month … Continue reading

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Newmar Corp. launches 2011 fifth-wheel line

During the recent Newmar Kountry Klub Rally in Goshen, Indiana, Newmar Corp. unveiled its 2011 fifth-wheel line‐up. Due to dealer and customer input, Nappanee, Indiana-based Newmar has resurrected its legacy towable brands of Kountry Star and Kountry Aire, replacing the Cypress … Continue reading

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Texas: Water woes affect RGV state parks

Water woes partly blamed on this summer’s Hurricane Alex has left two state parks in south Texas with different problems, reports Valley Morning Star. For Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco, there’s too much water. The problem at Resaca … Continue reading

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Texas: Garner State Park to expand

Year after year, people return to Garner State Park to admire the scenic hills and splash in the sparkling Frio River. Cool evenings and nights, clear, spring-fed waters of the Frio, shade from huge bald cypress, oak, elm, and pecan … Continue reading

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Bufalino squeezing a lot into a tiny RV

Many people around the world are experimenting with living in smaller spaces; some are living in recreational vehicles, but they tend to be larger and consume a lot of fuel. Treehugger reports German industrial designer Cornelius Comanns has converted the … Continue reading

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New coastal state park campground for southern California

Construction workers are laying the infrastructure, building the restrooms, and the lifeguard headquarters, and pouring the concrete at what could very well be one of Southern California’s last coastal state park campgrounds, the Daily Pilot reported. It’s all happening in … Continue reading

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Schwarzenegger vetoes California holding-tank bill

California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has vetoed AB 1824, a controversial bill that would have prohibited the sale and use of some of the most effective and widely employed holding tank chemicals utilized in waste facilities and toilets on boats and … Continue reading

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Surles plans major Oklahoma RV resort

Firekeepers’ RV Resorts Ltd. has announced to the city of McLoud, Oklahoma, its intentions of building a first-class RV resort on property it owns in that city, located just east of Oklahoma City in the center of the state. Firekeepers … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Midtown RV, BC, Part 2

Earlier this summer I sat down with Midtown RV President, George Stayberg, and son Kalvin, who has been involved in the day-to-day operations for the past 10 years. George indicated that sales peaked in 2008 with 227 units sold, including … Continue reading

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