RVIA Announces Dealership Attendance Correction For Louisville Show

In a statement released January 17, the RV Industry Association (RVIA) announced it misreported total dealership attendance figures for the 2011 National RV Trade...

National Parks offer free admission Jan. 14-16

Start your new year with a free visit to your favorite national park. All 397 national parks across the country will offer free admission...
Westcraft Sequoia 1948

1948 Westcraft Sequoia: the Redux

The Westcraft Manufacturing Company of Los Angeles and later Burbank, California, manufactured two different lines of trailers: Westwood and Westcraft. The earlier Westwood brand...

Keeping the Tradition Alive

Tipping a hat to Somerset, Pennsylvania — where for more than 40 years Coleman Camping Trailers were manufactured — Columbia Northwest has created a...

RV Action Line: Plug Problem

Encountering difficulties in getting reimbursed for a manufacturing mistake, a reader turned to RV Action Line for help: In January 2011, my wife and I...

We want to hear from you!

One of the main goals of the new Trailer Life website is to encourage you, our readers, to interact with others. After each article,...

Welcome to the new Trailer Life website!

Welcome to the new Trailer Life website! With the progression of online technology and the ever-growing popularity of social media outlets, we thought it...

Submit Your Feedback Here!

After looking around the beta site, please take a moment to fill out this simple survey. Tell us what works and what doesn't, which...

Going Global

Describing China as an “untapped market” for the RV industry, Riverside, California-based MVP is planning to build and export 30,000 vehicles to China as...

MSRPs on Websites

When searching for an RV, one of the most sought-after bits of information, naturally, is the price. Once you have a pretty good idea...
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Products

Carefree of Colorado’s Awning Extend’r can be installed on manual or electric awnings. When staked down, the straps not only support the extension canopy but also help stabilize the existing patio awning from the wind.

Made for Shade: Carefree Awning Extend’r

Carefree’s easy-to-install fabric Awning Extend’r can nearly double canopy coverage In one way or another, RVers seem to be in a constant battle against the...

Solar Charged: Victron System from AM Solar

Keeping batteries charged while dry camping can be a challenge unless an AC generator is powered up. A smart alternative is a Victron Complete...

Pump Up the Volume: Flow Max Water Pump

Larger RVs sometimes have issues with good water pressure in fixtures farthest away from the freshwater tank and pump. Duraself’s 12-volt DC Flow Max...