Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bigfoot Damages RV

A state trooper in Lykens, 30 miles northeast of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, took a report of criminal mischief to a 1973 Winnebago motorhome. State police said John Reed reported someone smashed the windows and tail lights of his Winnebago between September … Continue reading

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Dicor Introduces CoolCoat to Keep RVs Cooler

To help RVers escape the heat, Elkhart, Indiana-based Dicor Products has introduced a new heat-reducing coating option to its two-part coating system for EPDM rubber RV roofs. The company’s new CoolCoat Insulating Coating uses advanced MicroCells technology to reduce heat … Continue reading

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Oilfield Workers Buy Up Bakken Tough Trailers

Camps for Bakken oilfield workers in North Dakota and Montana are dotted with fifth wheel trailers shielded with foam-board insulation and skirting and whatever else workers can muster to keep water pipes and waste tanks from freezing and to lower … Continue reading

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2012 GoNewmar Road Show Tour

It’s Road Show time of year again! Nappanee, Indiana-based Newmar Corp will launch its 2012 Go Newmar Road Show Tour starting tomorrow, October 29. The Newmar leadership team will drive three coaches around the country to various destinations to give dealers … Continue reading

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Stay Safe & Save Fuel

As snowbirds and other RVers prepare for travel during the coming weeks and months, two things will be on their minds—safely navigating the highways and byways, and at the same time, save costly fuel. The first step toward a safe … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

During the 2011-2012 Snowbird Season Arizona RV parks reported their winter residents appeared to be staying longer than in previous years, partially due to high fuel prices. With thousands of snowbirds planning to hit the road during the coming weeks … Continue reading

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Northwood Achieves Milestone

Executives from Northwood Manufacturing, Inc. met in Portland, Oregon, with Apache Camping Center principal Kevin Baker to ceremonially deliver the 10,000th truck camper produced by Northwood, an Arctic Fox 990 “Milestone Edition.” This marked the first “Milestone Edition” 990 Arctic … Continue reading

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Still More Reasons to Love Texas Food

Texans take their food as seriously as they do their football. Many Winter Texans and other visitors to the Lone Star State have the good sense to agree with them—that Texan food is that of the gods. 1. City Market … Continue reading

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Why Snowbirds Should Go West This Winter

Earlier this year, weather forecasts suggested an early formation of El Niño would result in a slightly warmer and wetter weather for the United States. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center there’s a catch … Continue reading

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Rand McNally Introduces new RV GPS

Skokie, Illinois-based Rand McNally introduced the RVND 7720, a new seven-inch RV GPS device with Wi-Fi connectivity allowing for real-time weather information and display, and new hardware with rugged casing, video input, and a brighter screen. The new device—now available … Continue reading

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