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40 Year Old Classics are Still Very Classy!

05.27.2014 · Posted in RV's in the news, RVs around the world

They started production with their 1973 models and as the story goes completed construction of these iconic motorhomes in 1976. The last few were sold off to other companies who completed the last few shells over the next two years so you can find GMC motorhomes tagged as late as 1978. They tell me that ...

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Light-Weight trailer has classic look

It measures 16 feet from front to back, weighs about 1800 pounds and looks like the classic VW (Volkswagen) Van. It’s easy to pull and with its fiberglass body is really easy to keep up. Equipped with the pop-up roof you’ve got oodles of head room. As an added advantage you will never be lonely ...

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Winnebago: New Fuel Efficient Class C

Winnebago is now shipping their new Winnebago Trend and Itasca Viva, offering an affordable new class C motor home built on the also new Ram ProMaster front wheel drive chassis You can view the Winnebago Trend brochure here Or, if you prefer, you can catch the Motorhome Magazine product review here. Tweet ...

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Refurbished Airstreams showcase small-space living as lodging

02.01.2013 · Posted in How We RV, RV's in the news, Travel Trailers

“It’s a part of American culture that transcends time,” said architect Matthew Hofmann, 29, who last month opened an Airstream hotel consisting of four tricked-out trailers parked midtown at the Santa Barbara Auto Camp off De La Vina Street. “It symbolizes style and adventure. There is something very fundamental about getting in your car and ...

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The Ultimate All Terrain RV

The EarthCruiser is the ultimate all terrain expedition vehicle for extended and comfortable travel to places that most people only read about in adventure magazines. Introducing the EarthCruiser EXP, a unique 4×4 camper that not only provides safe and reliable travel on and off the beaten track but also long term luxurious accommodation when you ...

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Spartan Unveiling Extol ‘Concept’ Gas Chassis reports RV Business

11.27.2012 · Posted in Class A Motorhomes, Gas, RV's in the news

Way back in the 70’s when you bought a new gas Class A motor home it was most probably built on a Dodge chassis, but maybe a GM.  In the early 80’s, as a result of  loan guarantees Chrysler dropped out of the RV chassis and heavy truck end of the business. Then up popped a ...

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Newell Coach – When Only The Finest Will Do

I admit I’ve been in the RV biz a long time and I also admit to being a bit of a snob when it comes to nice motorhomes. I like quality,  power, great handling, and comfort. Lots of comfort. But in any RV I’m looking at for me I also need to include the word affordable. ...

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Winnebago Said To Add Small, Affordable Class A, 2013

Rumor has it that Winnebago is adding a new 26′ feature loaded Class A priced at less than most Class C’s. The Winnebago Vista Rally or Itasca Sun Star Sport are both loaded with standard features, great looking products and priced to be fantastic values. Watch for them arriving at your Winnebago/Itasca dealer in early ...

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Rugged XP Camper: A Truck Camper At Motorhome Prices

05.09.2012 · Posted in RV's in the news

” If you build it they will come” has to be a catch phrase for this grass Valley, California truck camper manufacturing company. For some reason California seems like the perfect place for something like this to come from. Chances are you won’t find one of these $60,000 campers at your local RV store any time soon ...

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All Electric Travel Trailer: Coming Soon?

Last week’s edition of the Caravan Times, a British weekly RV newsletter, features an article on a new almost all-electric travel trailer. I remember being told about 10 years ago that because of the fire hazard,  at some point in the future there would be no more liquid propane gas on any RV’s. That prediction started ...

The Return Of The Teardrop Trailer

Introducing Tiny Trailer. If you like the picture, you’ll love the story: To prove that point I borrowed these lines from their “about us” page: Annie loves to go camping. Her family used to load up the 1957 station wagon and hit the road for a month at a time. We started with a van and ...

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Mobile Mansions For The Stars

04.14.2012 · Posted in How We RV, RV's in the news

Can you imagine an RV type trailer that expands in to a 1200 square foot home away from home? Now make it a 2 storey mansion. If you’ve been down at the local RV dealer checking out the latest in high end 5th wheels for your family  you gotta check out these bad boys.  And for just ...

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Not All RV’s Are Built In RV Factories

03.13.2012 · Posted in RV's in the news

On three or four ocasions on our travels thoughout North America we have met people who have taken a vehicle built for a completely different purpose and  converted them to their very own Recreation Vehicle. I’m not talking about your bus or van conversions here, I mean unique conversions. What follows are two stories  of people ...

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A Very Expensive Rv Trip

03.07.2012 · Posted in RV's in the news

News out of south Texas that police stopped a motorhome for a minor traffic violation, only to find two million dollars worth of cocaine in the basement. (In my basement there’s only a couple of dozen beer) None of the three people arrested seem all that happy to have their pictures taken. They need to look at ...

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