Thrills and Frills

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by Kristopher Bunker
March 4, 2014

  Highly Customizable Mid-Profile Toy Hauler, KZ Sportsmen Sportster 265TH Lives Large and Plays Hard   When searching for a toy hauler, buyers are often faced with a tough decision: Do I want a full-featured trailer that just so happens to hold motorcycles, or do I want a stout garage-on-wheels... Read more »

All-Weather Bunkhouse

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by Kristopher Bunker
February 3, 2014

  Outdoors RV’s new Creek Side floorplan offers family amenities plus four-season comfort   At the risk of painting with too broad a stroke, RVers can generally be classified into two categories: those who enjoy warm-weather respites at full-featured, meticulously manicured RV parks, and... Read more »

Conventional Cottage

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by Larry Walton
December 31, 2013

  An Efficient Floorplan Makes the Lightweight Forest River Salem T23FBS a Practical Getaway for Couples   As a long-time woodworking enthusiast, I find my favorite tools are well built and do one thing really well. The same is true of the Salem T23FBS by Forest River. It’s simple, straightforward... Read more »

Winnebago Ultralite 28DDBH

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by Chris Hemer
October 31, 2013

  A family friendly floorplan and thoughtful details are defining characteristics of this lightweight towable   “World famous” is a claim that we’ve all heard time and time again — and strangely, it’s usually applied to something that is, in actuality, relatively unknown. From chili... Read more »

Full-Time RV Roundup Images & Floorplans

Big COVER SHOT

Tom Kaiser, Managing Editor
September 14, 2012

Couples living in their RVs on a full-time basis have an entirely different set of priorities than families using their rigs for the occasional weekend or vacation. When a travel trailer or fifth-wheel is your home for the majority of the year — or more — compromising on tank capacity, fit and finish,... Read more »

Tango Ultra-Lite 20UL Walkthrough

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Kristopher Bunker
May 15, 2012

When searching for a lightweight trailer that can be towed by the family’s daily truck or SUV, it’s often a necessity for potential buyers to make some sacrifices. Smaller trailers come with smaller footprints, so owners-to-be have to take a hard look at what they’re willing to do without. After... Read more »

1948 Westcraft Sequoia: the Redux

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Ken Freund
January 11, 2012

The Westcraft Manufacturing Company of Los Angeles and later Burbank, California, manufactured two different lines of trailers: Westwood and Westcraft. The earlier Westwood brand models included the Coronado, Montecito, Monterey, Tahoe and Sequoia. The Westcraft series included the Coronado, Montecito,... Read more »

Dutchmen Infinity 3640RL Fifth-Wheel

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Ken Freund
January 10, 2012

The Infinity line of Thor’s Dutchmen division has been positioned as the company’s luxury fifth-wheel series, and with good reason. It focuses on feature-packed designs with spacious living quarters, residential kitchens, plush master bedrooms and ample storage. We chose the model 3640RL (rear lounge)... Read more »

Hitched: Why We Began Hitching Up

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Barry Zander
January 6, 2012

It was like a bolt of lightning. One day we were living our routine life, commuting to work, maintaining our suburban home, looking forward to weekend tent-camping trips, getting together with family and friends. The next day, we were planning our getaway in an RV. With no constraints to hold us back,... Read more »

Dodge Durango and Cruiser RV Shadow Cruiser

Dodge Durango

August 17, 2011

RVing can hold a completely different meaning to each individual. To some, it’s a way to get away from it all, to enjoy the solitude and peace that natural surroundings can bring. To others, it’s a means to an end, an affordable place to eat and sleep on the way to a preferred destination.... Read more »

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