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Go RVing panel to explore strategies to reach today's consumers at RVDA Convention/Expo
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Some of the major consumer outreach strategies behind Go RVing's new "Away" national advertising campaign will be examined during an all-attendee session at the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, Oct. 1-5, in Las Vegas. Dealers will learn about the consumer research behind "Away" and its sophisticated methods for reaching consumers based on what people say they're looking for right now in leisure, vacation, and personal travel. "Go RVing: Research-based Strategies to Motivate Today's RV Buyers," is a special general session scheduled for from 8-9:30 a.m. Oct. 4. The advance registration deadline is Aug. 31, and complete details on the Convention/Expo are available at More

Navistar names interim CEO
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Navistar International Corp. appointed former Textron Inc. chief executive Lewis Campbell as its chairman and interim CEO, following the resignation of Dan Ustian this week. Monaco RV announced earlier this month that it is changing its name to Navistar RV Inc., and that the Monaco, Holiday Rambler and R-Vision brands still will retain their own individual identity under the Navistar RV banner. More


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Road to Aggieland: Tricked-out RV takes '12th Man' to Texas A&M football games
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The Texas A&M football season begins this week and a local sportswear company has a unique way to travel to away games. Aggieland Outfitters is ready for a road trip, and its newly tricked-out RV will be perfect for showcasing The 12th Man at away games in the inaugural season for A&M in the Southeastern Conference. The RV features a photo of Aggies tailgating before a game at Kyle Field. This is for company staff and guests, but they'll be handing out goodies at the away games. More

Dealers say RV business improving
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People are buying RVs, just in time for Labor Day ... and one last road trip. "RVs are a discretionary item," said Jeff Englebart, co-owner of RVDA member Lasso E RV of Anamosa, IA. "Right now our sales are up. [Business] is improving and has gotten better each year." More

Campgrounds embrace technology to meet big social media demand
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It used to be that campers would take their RVs or tents and head into the woods to be rid of the electrical devices that distract and occupy our daily lives. However, as technology has become more mobile, it has become increasingly difficult to disconnect, even in the woods. Today, more campers request that campsites offer Wi-Fi so they can stay connected, and campground owners have accommodated this request. More

More convenience, far and away

Cummins Onan built-in generators provide convenience and comfort for RVers. With just a simple push of a button, power the AC, microwave, electronics and more.
B&W Trailer Hitches

The Patriot 16K fifth-wheel hitch is designed as a less expensive, lighter weight alternative to the Companion fifth wheel hitch. Same rails … Better hitch. More

Marathon man travels in RV to accomplish goal of race in every state
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Art Walker, 73, has been chasing marathons for years. In 2006, he was a chiropractor with a practice in Portland, OR. He was working on his goal of running a marathon in every state and had 21 to his credit. In 2007, after 30 years in Portland, Walker retired and his wife, C.J., sold her dance studio. They hit the road in a motorhome and have toured the U.S. several times chasing marathons. More

3X: Chemistry Offers Rust Solutions
Got Rust? 3X:Chemistry’s offers solutions to preventing, converting, and removing rust and corrosion on frames, hitches, trailers, tow bars, cargo carriers, stairs or any metal surface. Rust Blocker, Rust Converter, and Rust Dissolver utilize advanced technologies that will not harm the integrity of metal, the environment, or the user. For more information and video demos visit

Increased approvals of small business loans by big banks are a good sign for entrepreneurs
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Lending at big banks is rising, thanks to increased activity by midsize institutions within this category. This is welcome, positive news for small-business owners. The July 2012 Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, a monthly analysis of 1,000 loan applications, revealed that approvals by big banks improved for the second consecutive month to 11.3 percent from 11.1 percent in June 2012. This figure represents the highest approval rate by big banks since March 2012; a positive indication that small business lending is gaining momentum among large and mid-sized banks. More

The secret to success: Feedback
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Everyone talks about how to be a success and learn from failure. The truth is you can count those events on one or two hands and you don't always know if you've had a success or failure until long after the fact. Feedback, however, comes far more frequently than success-failure events, so it can be a far more useful gauge, if you're open to it. And you should be. The problem is, most people aren't. More

Equalizer Systems
Equalizer Systems manufactures the most sophisticated and easy to use lifting and leveling systems on the market. We are committed to providing our customers with a quality product at an exceptional value. Please contact us by email or phone if you need more information than what is listed within this site.


Service management track at Convention/Expo highlights service scheduling, payroll, revenues
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The service management track at the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo in Las Vegas will offer opportunities for service professionals who want to take their department's performance to the next level. The workshops in this track directly tie to curricula developed by the RV Learning Center and the Center on Education for Training for Employment and Ohio State University. More

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Product review: Winnebago's Via motorhome
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Winnebago provides a reviewer with a sneak peek at the 2013 Winnebago Via 25T, a 25-foot Class-A motorhome that's decked out with techie features. A Mercedes-Benz turbo-diesel engine provides about 13-15 mpg and it comfortably sleeps five. More

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