Monthly Archives: March 2012

MVP RV Assets to Be Auctioned April 19

Earlier this month I reported that Riverside, California-based MVP RV had shut down and would be sold off amid a legal dispute pitting one foreign investor against others. The dispute involved a group known as Fadar International and Chinese businessman … Continue reading

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RVers Go Hog Wild over SewiePig

The new SewiePig product has many RVers going hog wild. SewiePig is a new RV accessory in the form of a plastic container shaped like a pig, with an underneath garage area that fits securely over any RV discharge hose. … Continue reading

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Pacific Coachworks Now Shipping SandSport Fifth-Wheels

Riverside, California-based Pacific Coachworks Inc. recently announced that the RV manufacturer is now shipping its initial order of SandSport fifth-wheels. “The new fifth-wheels will complement the already successful SandSport toy hauler trailers which were first released in the fall of … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: March 30

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. RV Shipments Rise in February RV shipments to retailers rose sharply in February this year, climbing 31.8 percent above last … Continue reading

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Discover the Joys of Camping

For those of you who have wanted to try camping, but weren’t sure how to begin, Georgia State Parks can help. Through the parks group First-Time Camper Program, you’ll get borrowed gear, a lesson in Camping 101, two nights’ accommodations, … Continue reading

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Leisure Travel Vans/Triple E Introduce Ambassador Rewards Program

Winkler, Manitoba-based Leisure Travel Vans and Triple E RV introduced a new ambassador rewards program that gives cash to current owners who refer new customers to the company’s brands. RVers who own a Leisure Travel Van or Triple E RV, and wish … Continue reading

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Heartland Introduces 2+5 Warranty on Landmark

Underscoring the structural integrity of its flagship Landmark fifth-wheel line, Elkhart, Indiana-based Heartland RV announced it has instituted an inclusive 2+5 year warranty on all 2013 models. The warranty, providing two years bumper-to-bumper and five years structural coverage on the … Continue reading

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National Park Week: April 21-29

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, invite people everywhere to enjoy, explore, learn, share, and give back to America’s nearly 400 national parks during National Park Week 2012. Celebrating the … Continue reading

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TrailManor Now Building Trailers in Tennessee

The cantilevered TrailManor—a mix between a folding camping trailer and a conventional hard-sided travel trailer—is now being built in Jacksboro, Tennessee, with new owners Robert J. and Cleo Eickhoff, according to a news release. ”My husband has been associated with … Continue reading

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Airstream Interstate Tops 2011 Class B Sales

Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream Inc. recently announced that its Airstream Interstate was named the number one selling Class B motorhome model in the U.S. for 2011, according to Statistical Surveys Inc. The Airstream Interstate grew its market share by 68 … Continue reading

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