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The Appeal of Pop-Up Trailers

Pop-up trailers are a blend of RV and tent, combining the best of both types. They give you the comfort and security of a travel trailer and the openness of a tent. Pop-up trailers, which are also known as pop-up campers, folding … Continue reading

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The Out-Of-This-World Cool Cricket Trailer

Despite what Matthew McConaughey might have you believe, Airstream trailers are not the only cool campers out there. No, there are others. In an earlier post on Vogel Talks RVing, I introduced the adorably minimalist Cricket Trailer. Designed and built by … Continue reading

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Camper Bought On Craiglist Was Stolen

For many Americans and Canadians buying items advertized on Craiglist and other classified sites has become a great way to locate deals. Unfortunately, those sites are also a hotbed of con artists looking to make a quick buck. In earlier … Continue reading

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Buy a New RV in 2015: You Deserve It!

A newly published study shows that RV vacations cost substantially less than other forms of vacation travel, even when factoring in fuel prices and the cost of RV ownership. For a four-person travel party, the study found savings of 27 … Continue reading

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Why Own An RV?

According to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), nearly one in nine U.S. vehicle-owning households also own a recreational vehicle and there are currently 8.9 million RV owners. What attracts this large number of people to RV ownership? Why own … Continue reading

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Viking Epic Camping Trailers Consumers Digest Best Buy

The Viking Epic Series of camping trailers, manufactured by Coachmen RV, a division of Forest River Inc., has been named a 2014 Consumers Digest Best Buy in the “midrange” category. Consumers Digest made the announcement in the May/June issue of the magazine. … Continue reading

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Still More September RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced 4 recall notices involving 4 recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Dutchmen Manufacturing, Heartland Recreational Vehicles, Columbia Northwest, and Winnebago Industries. Dutchmen Manufacturing, Inc. Goshen, Indiana-based Dutchmen Manufacturing, Inc. is recalling 168 model year 2014 … Continue reading

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More September RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced 4 recall notices involving 4 recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Aluminum Trailer Company, Starcraft RV, Peterson Industries, and Spartan Motor Chassis. Aluminum Trailer Company Nappanee, Indiana-based Aluminum Trailer Company (ATC) is recalling 17 model … Continue reading

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Sylvan Sport Introduces Solar Kit for GO

Brevard, North Carolina-based Sylvan Sport introduced its first custom solar solution for the GO travel trailer. An exclusive development project with Goal Zero has given Sylvan Sport the Goal Zero: GO 400 Solar Power System, the Nomad 13 Solar Panel. When … Continue reading

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SylvanSport Introduces PRO-GO Getter

Brevard, North Carolina-based SylvanSport, makers of the lightweight GO popup camping trailer, the GO, introduces the new PRO-GO Getter ambassador referral program. This program helps GO fans with industry connections become GO owners and brand ambassadors with the potential to … Continue reading

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