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Vintage RVs: Canned Hams, Shiny Hineys & Tin Cans

Vintage trailers continue their popularity among today’s RVers. There is a certain charm and nostalgia with vintage trailers that you can’t find with new recreational vehicles. Nostalgia is tops on the list of reasons folks are attracted to vintage trailers. … Continue reading

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Vistabule Revisited: The Ultimate Teardrop Trailer

In early 2013, I reported on the launch of the Vistabule Teardrop Trailer, a model specifically designed for small car towing. One year later, I reported that Minnesota Teardrop Trailer has sold 20 and is adding more employees to keep … Continue reading

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Keep Moving With Mogo Freedom

A revolutionary multifunction trailer, Mogo Freedom is an equipment transporter, a support vehicle, a camper van—whatever you need it to be. Easy to tow, Mogo is a safe, strong, and comfortable trailer that fits into a garage, yet triples its … Continue reading

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Birth of Airstream & Wally Byam

From its humble beginnings, Airstream, manufacturer of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailer, has become an American icon. But, how did this successful company come about? The history of Airstream is intertwined with the journey of the man who made … Continue reading

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Moby 1: All Terrain Teardrop Trailer

Teardrops were a common sight from the ’30s through the ’50s, but popularity faded as vehicles became larger, fuel was cheap, and recreational vehicles became supersized. During recent years teardrop trailers have experienced a resurgence in popularity. In earlier articles … Continue reading

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Airstream Announces List of Top Dealers

Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream announced its top U.S. dealer rankings based on retail units sold between May 2013 and May 2014 during the company’s dealer meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. Airstream’s “Top Dealer” winner, Colonial Airstream, is a family owned dealership … Continue reading

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Riverside Introduces Retro SKY Trailer

Peru, Indiana-based Riverside Travel Trailer Inc. has reintroduced one of the most popular floor plans of the late 1970s and early ’80s with its new retro 24SKY model. “This floor plan design was a top seller for years during the late 1970s and early … Continue reading

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More July 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced four recall notices involving two recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Viking RV and Allied Recreation Group. Viking RV, LLC Middlebury, Indiana-based Viking RV, LLC (Viking) is recalling certain model year 2014 Viking Epic 1706LS … Continue reading

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July 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced four recall notices involving four recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Tiffin, Starcraft, Gulf Stream, and Winnebago. Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. Red Bay, Alabama-based Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Allegro, 2010-2011 … Continue reading

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Cruiser RV Introduces Stryker Toy Hauler Line

Following two years of product development, Howe, Indiana-based Cruiser RV LLC has introduced its all-new 102-inch widebody constructed Stryker toy hauler travel trailer. The 102-inch construction can accommodate a variety of cargo including side-by-sides, ATVs, and motorcycles. “Careful consideration and research … Continue reading

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