Monthly Archives: August 2012

More August RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving three recreational vehicle manufacturers—Crossroads RV, Jayco, and Dutchman. Crossroads RV Topeka, Indiana-based Crossroads RV is recalling 223 model year 2010 and 2011 Hampton travel trailers manufactured from … Continue reading

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Hantavirus Claims Two Yosemite Campers

A second person has died of a rare, rodent-borne disease after visiting one of the most popular parts of Yosemite National Park earlier this summer. Park officials are warning past visitors to be aware of flu-like aches and symptoms and … Continue reading

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Texas State Park Receives $10,000 from Coca-Cola

Bastrop State Parkwas awarded a $10,000 grant from Coca-Cola and will use the windfall to underwrite the continued building of new park trails. The fire-ravaged Texas State Park is received the grant in connection with Coca-Cola’s “America Is Your Park” … Continue reading

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NuWa to Cease Production

Chanute, Kansas-based NuWa Industries may close for good after a planned production stoppage in December. CEO Michael S. Mitchell of NuWa has posted the following letter on the manufacturer’s website: Limited Time to Order A New HitchHiker The number of … Continue reading

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Tailgate with Winegard Carryout

Football season is right around the corner, which means pro and college football fans are dusting off their tailgating gear, getting pumped up to watch, attend, and tailgate at stadiums across the nation. With all the new gadgets around, a … Continue reading

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August RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving two recreational vehicle manufacturers—Forest River and Keystone RV. Forest River, Inc. Elkhart, Indiana-based Forest River, Inc. is recalling 850 model year 2005-2011 Berkshire and Charleston Motorhomes, equipped … Continue reading

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Vintage Boat Show Includes Vintage Travel Trailers

Outdoors enthusiasts have an opportuni­ty to take an up- close look at some classic boats to­day (August 26) at the Vintage Holland (Michigan) Boat Show. Everything from wood­en to fiberglass boats will be on display for people to enjoy. More … Continue reading

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Thor Motor Coach Introduces Innovative Kitchen Design

Elkhart, Indiana-based Thor Motor Coach announces the launch of Model 37GT to its 2013 Challenger line of premium gas-powered Class A motorhomes. The 2013 Challenger 37GT model offers consumers an innovative, spacious kitchen design featuring an island kitchen with “massive … Continue reading

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Winegard Introduces Rayzar Indoor HDTV Antenna

Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard Co. introduces the paper-thin, translucent Rayzar portable HDTV broadcast antenna for the tailgating, camping, and RV markets. At just 0.6 inches thick, this flat antenna can be hung on internal vehicle windows, making it ideal for tuning … Continue reading

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Magellan GPS Car Kit for iPhone Available

Transform your iPhone or iPod touch into an innovative 3-in-1GPS vehicle navigation solution with the Magellan Premium Car Kit. Santa Clara, California-based Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor and mobile navigation, announces the availability of Magellan … Continue reading

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