Mobil Satellite Intros Antenna System & Service

July 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

After more than a year of development and testing, Mobil Satellite Technologies of Chesapeake, Va., is launching the RVDataSat840 automatic satellite antenna system and Insta-Sat on-demand consumer broadband satellite Internet service.  According to a company announcement, the RV DataSat840 is a fully automatic satellite antenna system that includes a one-touch controller, .84-meter dish for increased signal strength, iDirect Evolution X5 satellite modem and six-watt transmitter.  This system has... Read more

Dicor Products Intros Reflective Roofing Material

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Dicor Products has added a new “whiter than white” color choice to its DiFlex II TPO roofing materials for RV manufacturers. According to Tom Grubaugh, Dicor Products national OEM sales manager, the company’s new Polar White roofing material provides a greater cooling factor through a high reflectivity rating for RVs. Polar White joins the line of extra flexible, non-fleeced backed DiFlex II TPO roof coverings also offered in dove, grey, ivory and tan. “The superior reflectivity of the Polar... Read more

CURT Bulking up 2 1/2-Inch Ball Mount Options

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CURT Manufacturing LLC., a leading manufacturer and marketer of U.S.-made towing products, has added four new mounts with 2 1/2-inch-by-2 1/2-inch shanks in the areas of weight distribution hitches and pintle hitches. With the demand for 2 1/2” receiver mounts increasing, CURT expanded its previous offering of 2 1/2-inch ball mounts and added a 2 1/2-inch weight distribution replacement shank, a 2 1/2-inch adjustable pintle mount, a 2 1/2-inch forged receiver mount pintle hook and a 2 1/2-inch... Read more

RV Trader Launching a Newly Designed Website

July 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment announced today (July 1) the launch of a newly redesigned website. According to a press release, the new design focuses on a simplified user interface and aims to increase leads for RV dealers. RV Trader is a division of Dominion Enterprises. In today’s digital world, mobile and tablet ads have become a critical success factor for RV dealerships. Research shows that buyers utilize their desktop, mobile and tablet devices when researching a product. Nearly 50% of RV Trader’s website... Read more

KING Debuts ‘Dual-Purpose’ Satellite Antennas

April 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

KING Tailgater satellite antenna KING is introducing two new automatic satellite TV antennas for use with DISH and DIRECTV satellite services to “take better advantage of sales volume derived from its portable satellite antennas while offering improved ROI for its dealer and distributor partners.” The Bloomington, Minn.-based company reported in a press release that the new, second-generation KING Tailgater for DISH (Model VQ4500) and KING Quest for DIRECTV (Model VQ4100) are designed for use... Read more

Lippert Intros New Alumi-Tread Hybrid RV Step

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Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) has introduced the new Alumi-Tread hybrid RV step, featuring strong, steel linkage and attractive aluminum treads with anti-slip rubber grooves for excellent traction. “We’re always seeking customer feedback so that we can develop the products our customers really want, and this new hybrid Alumi-Tread step brings together some of our customers’ favorite step features,” said Andy Murray, LCI vice president of RV sales, in a press release. “The unique hybrid... Read more

CURT Designs New ‘Weight Distribution Hitch’

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TruTrack by CURT Mfg. Towing product supplier CURT Manufacturing LLC has introduced the TruTrack product into its weight distribution lineup. According to a press release, the weight distribution system is an advanced form of the trunnion bar weight distribution hitch, combining precise load equalization and active sway control to deliver a smooth, safe ride. It accomplishes this using three key components: adjustable support brackets, a spring and cam system, and interlocking head tilt adjustment. The... Read more

Leisure Time Introducing New Awning Guard

February 18, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Leisure Time Marketing has introduced the Awning Guard, the first aftermarket awning protector that protects newer awnings from the sun and weather, and brings older, damaged awnings back to life.  According to a press release, the Awning Guard is a permanently installed protection system that stays on the awning full time. When installed on a new awning, Awning Guard will keep the awning material covered with a UV-resistant PVC. When installed on an older delaminated awning, the Awning Guard... Read more

UVS Junction Debuts ‘Rapid Description Tool’

February 11, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

UVS Junction has released its Rapid Description Tool, designed to build website traffic by writing “relevant product descriptions” that will be recognized by Google’s search engine. “Our Rapid Description Tool gives our clients a birds-eye view of all the information they would need to create robust descriptions at a glance,” said UVS Director Angie Cellucci in a press release. “Dealers can look at the floorplan, images they have already loaded into the inventory, the location and most... Read more

TekModo Structures Debuts New Fortis Panel

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Elkhart, Ind.-based TekModo Structures LLC, a manufacturer of lightweight composites for the cargo, commercial, RV, and marine market sectors, announce the introduction of the Fortis lightweight composite panel.  According to a press release, the Fortis panel is designed as a “superior replacement” to luan and other composite panels available throughout the marketplace. Fortis is now being produced on two dedicated, state-of-the art production lines in Elkhart.  Fortis composites can be... Read more

Winegard to Unveil Rayzar Antenna in Louisville

November 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Winegard’s Rayzar Winegard Co. will be showcasing its all-new Rayzar Automatic antenna as part of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) National RV Trade Show, Dec. 2-4 in Louisville Ky. According to a press release, the Rayzar Automatic is a fully automatic HD TV antenna that quickly scans for all available local broadcast channels. Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard will unveil the Rayzar Automatic at its display in the Kentucky Exposition Center’s South Wing Hall 1A,... Read more

Blue Ox to Introduce New Tow Bar for Louisville

November 19, 2014 by · 2 Comments 

Avail motorhome mounted tow bar Blue Ox announced the introduction of the Avail motorhome mounted tow bar during the National RV Trade Show Dec. 2-4 in Louisville, Ky. “The Avail has many new features previously unavailable on motorhome mounted tow bars that will excite motorhome owners who want to take their cars or trucks with them as they travel,” said Blue Ox President and CEO Ellen Kietzmann in a press release. “These features include improved turning radius with better cornering, more... Read more

B&W to Launch 16K Slider Hitch at SEMA Show

November 5, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

B&W Trailer Hitches, a manufacturer of heavy-duty, engineered trailer hitches and aftermarket truck/trailer accessories, announced that it will introduce its new 16,000-pound Patriot rail-mounted fifth-wheel slider hitch at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nev. According to a press release, the Patriot 16K RVK3270 hitch will be shown to the industry for the first time in B&W’s booth (30171) in the Upper South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The versatile new 16,000-pound Patriot... Read more

Firm Debuts RV Tire Inflation/Deflation System

November 5, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

2Way Air system by Rock Smasher Engineering Proper tire inflation pressure is important to safe RV travel, but no one can deny that checking and adjusting pressure is a time consuming hassle. According to a press release, the new 2Way Air system by Rock Smasher Engineering makes the process quick and easy via a centralized manifold system that allows simultaneous inflation/deflation of all tires. Simply plumb the vehicle, coach or trailer with the kit’s 3/8- and 1/4-inch polyurethane manifold... Read more

Lippert’s Flex Air Pin Box Creates Smooth Ride

September 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Flex Air Pin Box from Lippert Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) has introduced its new Flex Air Pin Box, which combines LCI’s proven Trailair Air Ride technology with its Rota-Flex pivoting head to significantly reduce fore to aft movement and vertical tug-of-war between a fifth-wheel RV and tow vehicle, producing a more comfortable ride. “RV owners know that towing can be an exhausting experience. Fifth-wheel RVs can really take a lot of abuse from bumpy roads,” said LCI Chassis Product Manager... Read more

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