Reports Positive Out of NTP-STAG’s Joint Expo

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Reports Positive Out of NTP-STAG’s Joint Expo 

More than 2500 packed the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. A bustling crowd of more than 2,500 people — including 200 RV industry aftermarket suppliers — converged Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 19-20) at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for the New Orleans 2016 NTP-STAG Expo. The gathering represented the first annual convention hosted by Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. in which the clients, vendors and staffs of all three distribution companies acquired over the past two... Read more

Aqua-Hot: 375-LP Provides Warm Air/Hot Water

January 26, 2010 by · Comments Off on Aqua-Hot: 375-LP Provides Warm Air/Hot Water 

Aqua-Hot Heating Systems has introduced its Aqua-Hot 375-LP. Running on propane, the self-contained unit provides quiet, even cabin heat and continuous, on-demand hot water, according to a news release. Unlike noisy, forced-air systems, the advanced Aqua-Hot 375-LP delivers uniform interior heat by circulating hot water through subtle heat exchangers. Three separate thermostatic heating zones and two circulation loops ensure consistent warmth throughout the cabin. Heating water only as needed,... Read more

Now Offering A Security Alarm ‐ Lippert Forges Ahead In The Entry Door Market

January 19, 2010 by · Comments Off on Now Offering A Security Alarm ‐ Lippert Forges Ahead In The Entry Door Market 

GOSHEN, IN, December 9, 2009 – It has been just over a year since Lippert Components, Inc. released the company’s first entrance door to the recreational vehicle (RV) market. Lippert is now building an average of 3,000 doors per week and providing the product to both the RV and cargo trailer markets. “The entry door line continues to offer many new features and quality improvements that make our product unique, “said Brian Donat, director of marketing and product innovation. According to... Read more

Hopkins nVISION Tire Pressure Monitoring System for RVers

November 25, 2009 by · Comments Off on Hopkins nVISION Tire Pressure Monitoring System for RVers 

One of the biggest dangers a motorist faces is a tire blowout — and it’s magnified whenever you’re towing another vehicle or a trailer. Since many tire failures are caused by low air pressure, knowing beforehand when a tire is losing air can eliminate this potential catastrophe. At the very least, it can save a driver money because under-inflated tires wear prematurely. The nVISION tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) from Hopkins Manufacturing Corp. is the first TPMS made specifically for... Read more

Xantrex to Showcase New Products at Louisville

November 24, 2009 by · Comments Off on Xantrex to Showcase New Products at Louisville 

Camping in the wild in this day and age usually means getting away from resorts, campgrounds — and, unfortunately, shore power. There’s a lot to be said for communing with nature, until your AC generator breaks the silence. With Xantrex Technology’s Freedom SW 3000 Sine-Wave Inverter/Charger or its PROwatt SW Sine-Wave Inverter, you can enjoy all the comforts you’ve brought to nature’s doorstep without compromising the peace and tranquility. The Freedom SW 3000 offers RVers premium sine-wave... Read more

Mohawk Mobile Column Lift

June 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on Mohawk Mobile Column Lift 

RV and tow-vehicle repair tends to be a seasonal task, making it tough on dealers who have to determine space and equipment needs. Mohawk Lift’s mobile column lifts allow facilities to dedicate resources to specific jobs as demand requires. Available in 2-thru-8 column sets in capacities of 18,000-, 24,000- or 30,000 pounds per column, the mobile lifts offer a total capacity of as much as 240,000 pounds. Mohawk’s mobile column lifts are ALI/ETL certified to meet nationally recognized safety standard... Read more

Honda Introduces New EU3000i Handi Generator

June 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on Honda Introduces New EU3000i Handi Generator 

Primitive campsites are perhaps the best way to appreciate the outdoors — unless, of course, your RV isn’t fitted with an onboard AC generator to power all the things we just can’t leave behind. The new EU3000i Handi from Honda Power Equipment provides 3kW of portable power — in a package 45% lighter than the company’s EU3000i. Weighing in at just 77.6 pounds, the Handi features built-in wheels, two fixed handles and a folding handle to allow it to be pulled by a single person. The GX160... Read more

Demco Dominator Tow Bar

June 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on Demco Dominator Tow Bar 

If there’s a drawback to Rving with friends and family, it lies in the unfamiliar — most non-owners know little about the logistics of such things as hooking up tow vehicles. The new Dominator Tow Bar, from Demco, helps to take the guesswork out of one-person hookups with an easy trigger release on each arm, which move independently. Plus, ergonomically friendly adjustable mounting clips enable the user to place the provided safety cables and storage arm for a coiled wiring cable (not included)... Read more

Contoure LED Replacement Bulbs

June 26, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

Most RVers are cognizant of the “draw” that interior lights and appliances have on their house batteries. Many also understand that LED lighting systems use up to 90% less power than traditional incandescent bulbs. Few know how easy it can be to replace one with the other. Using Contoure’s new LED replacement bulbs, it’s no longer necessary to replace the entire fixture. The economical LED bulbs consume less power, fit into a variety of existing lamps and are said to be comparable to a 10W... Read more

Tech’s Gear Box Tonneau Rack

May 6, 2009 by · Comments Off on Tech’s Gear Box Tonneau Rack 

All lockable pickup truck tonneau covers have one thing in common: the ability to maintain secure storage. The Gear Box Tonneau Rack, from Icon Technologies Limited, offers such security — but its patented design, utilizing heavy-duty crossbars, adds to this by expanding upon this storage space as needed. Most tonneau covers are hinged at the cab, substantially reducing their use; the Gear Box opens down the middle, allowing nearly unencumbered access to the truck bed. Once in place, the crossbars... Read more

Winegard’s Wingman RV-Wing Improves Reception

April 30, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Let’s face it: “roughin it” doesn’t necessarily mean being away from the airwaves — but pulling in distant TV signals can be tough at times. The new Winegard Wingman RV-Wing not only improves your Winegard Sensar batwing antenna’s VHF/UHF performance, but pulls in free digital programming. This lightweight add-on attaches with four simple snap-on screws to the Sensar head to increase db gain up to 100% on DTV channels. Designed using advanced computer design software and 50 years of experience,... Read more

ILI ‘Bullseye’ Electro-Mechanical Leveling Systems

April 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on ILI ‘Bullseye’ Electro-Mechanical Leveling Systems 

Ever set up camp and still think your rig was traveling down the highway? ILI has developed its Bullseye line, a new generation of electro-mechanical leveling systems to replace existing hydraulic leveling systems in the RV industry. With five years of testing at the OEM and consumer-level, the Bullseye is an automatic electro-mechanical leveling system that is available in folding and vertical models; both models are offered with a variety of lifting capacities depending on the size and weight of... Read more

New Hybrid A/C Generator by Protonex

April 22, 2009 by · Comments Off on New Hybrid A/C Generator by Protonex 

“Going Green” is a buzzword in today’s RV industry — but accomplishing it can be tough. Protonex Technology Corp. has introduced a new 250-watt fuel cell hybrid power system that is designed to provide clean and quiet power for RV enthusiasts without the noise, odor, vibration and carbon footprint associated with conventional generators. The proprietary technology of the M250-B power system blends the advantages of a fuel cell power generator with conventional hybrid batteries, eliminating... Read more

Guardian Debuts Techflex RV Moldings

April 13, 2009 by · Comments Off on Guardian Debuts Techflex RV Moldings 

Guardian Automotive Products is a well-known source of automotive glass and moldings — including the company’s High-Performance Slider rear window for pickup trucks — and has been supplying virtually all motorhome manufacturers. Now, the company has branched out with a new line of RV moldings, manufactured in the U.S. under Guardian’s Techflex label. The moldings are available in bulk or for single applications at any of their network of nine distribution centers, or Guardian authorized distributors... Read more

Dutchmen Introduces SuperLite Denali Towables

April 2, 2009 by · Comments Off on Dutchmen Introduces SuperLite Denali Towables 

Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc. has introduced the Denali SuperLite travel trailer and mid-profile fifth-wheel series, a lightweight version of its popular Denali towable line designed for towing behind mid-sized pickup trucks. Six of eight Denali SuperLite floorplans feature dry weights of 7,500 pounds or less, according to the company. The Goshen, Ind., Thor subsidiary was able to shave 800 pounds off of comparable units by employing a six-way welded aluminum cage superstructure with lightweight laminated... Read more

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