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Teardrop Camping — RVing at its Most Basic

Just how rugged can a camper be, but still be considered as a Recreational Vehicle? For decades now, many people think of teardrop trailers as RVs, even if they contain simple accommodations. Along with fold-down tent trailers, a teardrop is … Continue reading

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Home Away from Home: Camper with `Island Kitchen’

Island-style kitchen cabinet features are popular in residential housing. When we visited Chalet RV in Albany, Ore., (www.chaletrv.com), and saw the company’s new model DS116RB with an island kitchen, we thought it was notably impressive considering it’s a slide-in truck … Continue reading

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Aerolite Lightweight Trailer Big on Camping Comfort

Lightweight travel trailers are all the rage with today’s cost-conscious RV consumer. Recently, we spent time in a Dutchmen Aerolite model 195 (www.aero-rv.com) and the experience truly caught our attention. The occasion was a video segment shoot for our cable … Continue reading

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Teardrop RVs are Big Fun from the Little Guys

It’s hard to pinpoint when that first automotive pioneer came up with the notion of adding a fold-out bed and tent assembly to a Model T, thus spawning creation of the Recreational Vehicle. Vintage teardrop trailers that date back almost … Continue reading

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Winnebago Via is the Wave of the RVing Future

Downsizing is a big deal in today’s Recreational Vehicle industry. The new Winnebago Via is one answer to the “What’s right for today’s RVer?” question. Smaller size, improved aerodynamics and a known fuel-efficient chassis are elements that make up a … Continue reading

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4-Wheel Pop-up Camper: Minimalist RV

Big Recreational Vehicles are comfortable, roomy and luxurious. They can also be hard to park, expensive to operate, and darn expensive to buy in the first place. Smaller RVs, while not as sexy as the big flashy guys, have a … Continue reading

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ROLLING HOMES – RVs Designed for 2011

Recreational Vehicle manufacturers are producing new twists on old themes for 2011 in an effort to meet the needs of today’s RV buyer. The results can be impressive. Peterson Industries is located in Smith Center, Kansas, (www.excelrvs.com), well off the … Continue reading

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