New Blue Ox BedSaver Hitch

July 29, 2009 by · Comments Off on New Blue Ox BedSaver Hitch 

Good and bad things happen when you “drop” a fifth wheel trailer. Bad: damage to truck and RV, embarrassment when family and friends see what happened, plus potential injury. Good: you become great friends with technicians and insurance companies. The Blue Ox BedSaver prevents all this. The BedSaver is an industry exclusive developed by Blue Ox to address a hazardous problem that fifth wheel pullers have encountered: the kingpin slipping out of the hitch, or failing to become engaged with the... 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

Arcon Introduces New Pigtail Adapters

April 1, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Arcon Pig Tail Adapter Ever get to your campsite only to realize the location’s power hookups weren’t a match for your 50-amp onboard electrical cord? Arcon Electrical Products has introduced a new line of premium pigtail adapters in a variety of sizes — and the new adapters feature a unique handle that makes plug extraction effortless (and it stores flat against the plug when not in use). Manufactured in yellow cord to make the adapter more visible, Arcon pigtail adapters adapt all brands... Read more

Girard ‘Next Generation’ Awnings With Sunbrella

March 30, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Girard 'Next Generation' Awnings With Sunbrella Girard Systems, a leading manufacturer of quality RV awnings and shade solutions for both recreational vehicles and specialty vehicles, has launched the “next generation” awning featuring Sunbrella fabrics. The new fabrics, which feature enhanced strength and efficiency, offer a 25% increase in water repellency without a loss in breathability. Breathability is an important feature for retractable RV awnings as it allows for warm... Read more

MOR/Ryde Flat Panel TV Mounts

March 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on MOR/Ryde Flat Panel TV Mounts 

Mor/Ryde MOR/ryde International has introduced a line of flat panel TV mounts designed for various TV sizes and a broad range of applications including swivel, tilt and extension options. Mounts rated for 50-pound capacity will house 15-inch to 37-inch flat panel TVs while 25-pound capacity mounts can accommodate units from 15 inches to 19 inches. All TV mounts offer ease of installation and are specifically designed for use in recreational vehicles. For more information, contact MOR/ryde International... Read more

RV Duramat From RV Innovations

March 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on RV Duramat From RV Innovations 

RV Duramat The RV Duramat, new from RV Innovations, is the first step toward safety for RVers. Each durable, weather-resistant corrugated rubber mat is easy to clean and easy to install, fitting most manual and electric steps. The peel and stick design covers the entire step on electric steps and can be cut to size for manual steps. Installation is accomplished in three simple steps. The RV Duramat comes with a manufacturers lifetime warranty and will outlast the life of the RV. For additional information... Read more

RV Financing: A Vehicle for Growth

March 27, 2009 by · Comments Off on RV Financing: A Vehicle for Growth 

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Light Weight RV Poll

March 13, 2009 by · Comments Off on Light Weight RV Poll 

Looking at current marketplace trends, how significant do you believe the swing to light weight RV’s will be? Please respond by commenting below. Sherman Goldenberg  Read More →

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