Free 2018 dinghy towing guide now available

The folks at motorhome.com have released the 2018 Guide to Dinghy Towing. It’s a free PDF download, and features “all manufacturer-approved, flat-towable cars, trucks and SUVs.” It’s important, for example, to make sure that your “toad” is capable of being towed with all four wheels on the pavement, if that’s what you want. Otherwise  you may find yourself having to…

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New system uses smartphone to level RV

This article is based on a news release. RVtravel.com has not tested this product. (May 1, 2018) —Venture RV recently teamed up with LogicBlue Technology on an exclusive program promoting the LevelMatePRO wireless leveling system. “It’s the easiest and most user-friendly way to use smartphone technology to level travel trailers, and Venture RV has exclusive rights to this feature,” announced…

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RV education conference adds to faculty

Walter Cannon, Executive Director of the RV Safety & Education Foundation, (RVSEF), has announced the addition of Chris Dougherty to the faculty member and teaching staff for the upcoming 2018 RV Technical Education & Safety Conference. The annual event will be held September 27 through October 1 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, at the Pritchard Community Center. Chris is an RV industry journalist, an…

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RV SnapPad announces new RV leveling product

This article is based on a news release. (April 17, 2018) — Origen RV Accessories, parent company to RV SnapPad, announced earlier this year the development of its new EQ product. Origen has now confirmed that its permanent leveling pads for Equalizer systems, SnapPad EQ Round and Octagon, are now shipping to the public and dealerships. SnapPad EQ works with…

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No automatic levelers? No problem with LevelMatePRO

In this age of technology advances, everything is getting smarter. Now it’s easier and more efficient to level trailers (and even drivable RVs when no automatic levelers are installed) with the LevelMatePRO, a wireless vehicle leveling system that utilizes Bluetooth® 4.0 to connect with your smartphone or tablet. The system allows you to know how much height is required to reach a…

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RV Stabilizer Jack Pads help prevent jacks from sinking

You likely won’t always camp on a stable concrete pad. It could be on grass, dirt or asphalt that has softened in the hot summer sun.  To prevent your jacks from digging into soft asphalt or soft ground, Camco suggests using special pads under the jacks. Camco’s Stabilizer Jack Pads are specifically designed for use with stack jacks, fifth wheel…

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Stop losing your hitch pin

RV Intelligence, a manufacturer of aftermarket products and accessories for recreational vehicles, is selling the Hitch PinLeash at select RV accessory retailers. The Hitch PinLeash, RV Intelligence’s fourth product, is a strap designed to easily mount in hitching environments. It provides security against loss of 5/8-inch and 1/2-inch hitch pins and clips, as well as visual confirmation the pin is…

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