Monthly Archives: January 2013

RV Across Texas

Texas is full of surprises. Few sections of the country are as influenced by Spanish, Mexican, and European residents as Texas. With one of the largest German, Czech, French, and Mexican populations in the U.S., Texas is diverse. Our Texas … Continue reading

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Texas RV Travel Bucket List

Texas is big, beautiful, and diverse. So much has been said about Texas—its sunny seacoast to mile-high mountains, dense forests to cactus-studded desert, great cities to small villages and towns, rich and diverse history, and the hallowed Shrine that represents her birthplace. … Continue reading

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More January RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced four recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Airstream, Keystone RV Company, Forest River, Inc., and Fleetwood RV. Airstream Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream is recalling potentially 576 units of its model year … Continue reading

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Stromberg Carlson Trailer Tray Carries More Cargo

Traverse City, Michigan-based Stromberg Carlson introduced its new Trailer Tray product at a series of trade shows during the past two weeks. “We just secured the licenses from the inventor at the end of December,” explained Bob Brammer, president of … Continue reading

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January RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced three recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Thor Motor Coach, Winnebago Industries, and Newmar Corp. Thor Motor Coach Elkhart, Indiana-based Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain model year 2011 through 2013 … Continue reading

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6 New National Wildlife Refuges Established

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announces the establishment of six new national wildlife refuge units during the past year and the renaming of a seventh in honor of a late Fish and Wildlife Service director by laying commemorative planks … Continue reading

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Rand McNally Introduces RV Navigation App for iPad

Nearly two years after introducing the first GPS designed specifically for RVers, Rand McNally launched the first RV GPS app for the iPad. The RV GPS was shown for the first time at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Continue reading

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Choosing a Digital Camera: Additional Considerations

Digital cameras come in a wide range of sizes, capabilities, and prices. From pocket models about the size of a deck of cards to pro bodies, there’s something just right for everyone and for every pocketbook. Choose a Camera That … Continue reading

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Ultra-Fab Introduces 3502-7 Electric Tongue Jack

Elkhart, Indiana-based Ultra-Fab Products’ Ultra 3502-7 electric tongue jack with a seven-way power plug is the newest addition to their line of electric tongue jacks. The Ultra 3502-7 features more than 3,500 pounds of tongue lifting power using hardened steel … Continue reading

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More Space Heater Fires Destroy Pets & RVs

Whether camping or just relaxing in your recreational vehicle, fire safety is essential. In an earlier post I reported that four small dogs died and an RV was destroyed in a fire caused by a propane space heater. In today’s post I … Continue reading

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