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Back To The 60’s With Reimagined Retro RV

With a nod to the past, Winnebago’s Brave reflects the retro quality of its 1960’s predecessor, while offering today’s best innovations In the late ’60s and ’70s, there was no mistaking a Winnebago motorhome. The bold Flying W and iconic … 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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The Growing Compact Motorhome Market

Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, Inc. is forging a distinct new motorhome market for compact, fuel efficient motorhomes. With market share of 43.2 percent in calendar 2014 in this segment, Winnebago has essentially created a new market for customers interested in … Continue reading

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Winnebago Introduces 2016 Motorhome & Towable Models

Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, Inc. recently introduced the company’s new 2016 motorhome and towable models at Dealer Days held at The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Winnebago is the ‘Real Deal’, and we’re proud to display the best … Continue reading

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5 Essentials To Buying an RV

A recreational vehicle is a major purchase that can cost, in some cases, more than a house. As with any major purchase, it is smart to do your homework before you buy to be sure you are getting the best … Continue reading

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Freespirit Recreation Introduces Lightweight Tent-Topped Camping Trailers

Bend, Oregon-based Freespirit Recreation manufactures lightweight, tow-behind, tent-topped camping trailers for cars and motorcycles in three models: the Journey XL Tent Trailer, the Journey XL Off Road Tent Trailer, and the Spitfire XT Motorcycle Tent Trailer. The chassis portion of … Continue reading

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Nest Caravans Upscale Molded-Fiberglass Trailer

Robert Johans built his first camping trailer over twenty years ago. And several years ago he took his passion for the outdoors and camping to the next level and launched a Bend, Oregon-based trailer manufacturing business called Nest Caravans. The … Continue reading

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The Phenomenon of Teardrop Trailers

The teardrop trailer gets its name from its unique streamlined shape. Conceived more than 75 years ago, the teardrop trailer has stood the test of time. A common sight from the late 1930s through the ’50s—many were home-built—and were popular because of … Continue reading

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Newmar Partners with Tents for Troops

Nappanee, Indiana-based Newmar Corporation announced a new partnership that will allow them to show their appreciation for the brave men and women enlisted in the nation’s armed forces, a press release from the organization stated. For every coach retailed in … Continue reading

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Still More April 2015 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced 5 recall notices involving 5 recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Crossroads RV, Heartland Recreational Vehicles, Keystone RV Company, and Highland Ridge RV. Crossroads RV DS Corp, doing business as Crossroads RV (Crossroads), is recalling … Continue reading

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