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Airstream prospers after experiencing bumps in the road

By |2021-01-27T13:07:19-06:00January 27th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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A caravan of Airstream trailers traveled from Cape Town, South Africa to Cairo, Egypt, a journey of more than 12,000 miles. The caravan finished at the pyramids of Giza. Wally Byam founded Airstream in 1931 in California and brought the company to Jackson Center in 1952. JACKSON CENTER – A six-week production shutdown last spring that was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has given way to one of the most prosperous periods in Airstream’s history. Jay Cullis, a content manager at Airstream, was the featured speaker during the Great […]

Keystone RV recalling some Crossroads travel trailers

By |2021-01-26T13:07:12-06:00January 26th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2021 Crossroads Redwood 3401RL, 3901MB, 3901WB, 3911RL, 3951MB, 3951WB, 3981FK, 3991RD, 4001LK, 4150RD travel trailers, built on D80 Dexter Axles. The U-bolts on these axles may have been improperly torqued, causing the bolts to loosen and the axle to slide. If the axle moves, poor vehicle handling may result, increasing the risk of a crash and injury. Remedy Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will properly tighten the U-bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 26, 2021. Owners […]

No changes to Estes Park RV laws on the horizon

By |2021-01-25T21:50:54-06:00January 25th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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UnSplash.com A recreation vehicle parked on private property being used as a living quarters Throughout the pandemic, the traditionally illegal practice of using Recreational Vehicles (RV) as quasi apartments on public, and even private property, has been reevaluated and many communities have decided to make temporary changes to statues to allow for more practical quarantining options. Chapter 10.16 of the Estes Park municipal code- Recreational Vehicles, Travel Trailers and Tents, Section B states that, “No RV, as the same is defined in Chapter 13 of the Estes Valley Development […]

Eli Lilly says its monoclonal antibody prevented Covid-19 infections in clinical trial

By |2021-01-25T09:51:28-06:00January 25th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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li Lilly said Thursday that its monoclonal antibody prevented Covid-19 infections in nursing home residents and staff in a clinical trial, the first time such a treatment has been shown to prevent infection. Lilly released the results in a press release, although it said that it would publish the data in a research paper as quickly as possible. In November, the antibody, bamlanivimab, was authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration in treating patients with Covid who are at risk of more severe disease. An antibody […]

Coronavirus in Jacksonville: What you need to know for Friday, Jan. 22

By |2021-01-22T07:06:36-06:00January 22nd, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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COVID-19: State reports 161 additional deaths, including 16 in Northeast Florida The Florida Department of Health on Thursday reported 161 additional Florida residents dying of COVID-19, including 16 from Northeast Florida. Duval County accounted for 6 of the region’s deaths, and Clay County accounted for another 5. The state also reported 3 deaths in Nassau and 2 in St. Johns County. There were 12,873 new cases reported across Florida, including 980 in Northeast Florida. Although Duval County’s 536 new cases was an increase compared to the 406 reported Tuesday, […]

Coronavirus in Jacksonville: Live updates for Thursday, Jan. 21

By |2021-01-21T19:06:56-06:00January 21st, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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6:30 p.m. | Florida limits COVID-19 vaccine to state residents only After weeks of railing against “vaccine tourism,” state officials took action Thursday to limit the scant supply of COVID-19 vaccine to residents only — a move that follows action already taken by some local governments. Surgeon General Scott Rivkees, saying the vaccine is so scarce, issued an executive order requiring people seeking an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine to provide proof of residency, or proof of being a health care provider directly involved with patients. Until now, […]

Is Garmin Stock a Buy?

By |2021-01-20T10:07:29-06:00January 20th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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The pandemic reinforced some new consumer trends and accelerated innovation in many businesses, and Garmin (NASDAQ: GRMN) is taking advantage. Its business rebounded quickly from a second-quarter sales slump amid the pandemic. That recovery came swiftly as interest in outdoor activities and exercise emerged as popular trends. Garmin also introduced products that took advantage of trends like the growing popularity of boating and recreational vehicles (RVs). Image source: Getty Images. A transformed product portfolio Garmin has four growing product segments that made up almost 90% of net sales in […]

After 96 years, Cranbrook’s downtown RV park is facing its future

By |2021-01-19T12:50:49-06:00January 19th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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The Rotary Park Auto Tourist Camp, circa 1923. Two years later, the camp was moved Pooley Avenue, and is now the Mount Baker RV Park. Courtesy Jim Cameron. Travelling motorists have been using what is now known as the Mount Baker RV Park for rest and recuperation since 1925. That was when the City of Cranbrook bought a piece of sumptuous green space off the CPR at the end of Pooley (15th) Avenue, and opened the Cranbrook Municipal Auto Camp, moving it from its original location (started in 1923) […]

After 96 years, Cranbrook’s downtown RV park is facing its future

By |2021-01-19T01:09:02-06:00January 19th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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The Rotary Park Auto Tourist Camp, circa 1923. Two years later, the camp was moved Pooley Avenue, and is now the Mount Baker RV Park. Courtesy Jim Cameron. Travelling motorists have been using what is now known as the Mount Baker RV Park for rest and recuperation since 1925. That was when the City of Cranbrook bought a piece of sumptuous green space off the CPR at the end of Pooley (15th) Avenue, and opened the Cranbrook Municipal Auto Camp, moving it from its original location (started in 1923) […]

‘This just means more time in the garage.’ COVID inspires one San Diego inventor

By |2021-01-15T10:10:04-06:00January 15th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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(Eduardo Contreras/The San Diego Union-Tribune) Inventor Sheldon Levinson demonstrates his Birthday Candle Blower Outer at his home in San Carlos. The pandemic is providing plenty of stay-at-home time for inventors, and they’ve responded with devices large and small Here’s how Sheldon Levinson’s mind works. When the coronavirus pandemic arrived in San Diego, he thought about birthday candles. “Using your breath to blow them out — that seems like a bad idea in COVID times,” he said. Levinson is an amateur inventor, a 72-year-old gadget guy who’s been tinkering in […]

Outdoorsy on Track to Reach $1B in Sales by End of Q1

By |2021-01-14T21:51:19-06:00January 14th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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World’s largest on-demand marketplace for RVs and campervans announces sales milestone and key new hires from Airbnb and MetroMile following best year on record AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 14, 2021 /CNW/ — Outdoorsy , the most-trusted and only global online RV rental and outdoor travel marketplace, today announced it is on track to reach $1B in transactions on its platform by the end of the quarter. Outdoorsy’s RV bookings soared to new heights in 2020, leading to the company’s best year on record. To date, more than 3.2M rental days […]

Outdoorsy on Track to Reach $1B in Sales by End of Q1

By |2021-01-14T10:07:19-06:00January 14th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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World’s largest on-demand marketplace for RVs and campervans announces sales milestone and key new hires from Airbnb and MetroMile following best year on record AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Outdoorsy , the most-trusted and only global online RV rental and outdoor travel marketplace, today announced it is on track to reach $1B in transactions on its platform by the end of the quarter. Outdoorsy’s RV bookings soared to new heights in 2020, leading to the company’s best year on record. To date, more than 3.2M rental days […]

Fire on Alameda draws attention to homeless camping in the county

By |2021-01-13T13:08:30-06:00January 13th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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The property at 1337 Alameda Drive is pictured on Tuesday afternoon, following a fire there early in the morning. No structures were burned in the fire. This photo shows the site along Alameda Drive and depicts some of the issues of people living in recreational vehicles creating messes, which was brought up during a public hearing by multiple people, including Malheur County Undersheriff Travis Johnson, before the Malheur County Court in June of 2019. Ontario Fire and Rescue responded to a fire early Tuesday morning at 1337 Alameda Drive […]

Star Valley families face eviction during a pandemic

By |2021-01-13T09:50:31-06:00January 13th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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Some residents of the Star Valley and C-Bar Diamond Mobile Home Parks are worried where they will go after new park owners told them they will have to relocate. Facebook page announcement of the sale of the Star Valley and C-Bar Diamond Mobile Home Parks for $2 million. Residents of the Star Valley Motel and RV Park are struggling to avoid eviction in 30 days amidst a pandemic. Videos of confrontations between park residents and the supposed new park manager suggest many families could lose their homes with little […]

How To Live In A Camper?

By |2021-01-09T18:51:28-06:00January 9th, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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How To Live In A Camper ? Whether you want to travel, live a minimal lifestyle, or cut down on expenses, living in a camper can be a great choice. If you’ve ever wondered how to live in a camper, this article is for you. From selecting a camper to live in, to living the RVing lifestyle and other considerations, it’s all here! Let’s dive in. Why Live in a Camper? Many people live in a camper by choice. This choice allows them a minimal lifestyle. The minimal lifestyle […]

RVelectricity – How to diagnose a hot-skin voltage

By |2021-01-02T21:50:55-06:00January 2nd, 2021|Recreation Vehicles|

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Dear Readers, A few days ago this message showed up on my Facebook RVelectricity Group about getting shocked while touching the RV and standing on the wet ground. Don’t click on above to “See More” – it won’t do anything. Within minutes there were a number of incorrect (and potentially dangerous) suggestions as to what might be causing it and how to fix it. No, reversed hot and neutral conductor will not cause a hot-skin if the RV is wired correctly. No, a bad electric water heater element will […]

A woman who parked her tiny house on her parents’ property in New Hampshire was forced to move out after the local government said it was illegal

By |2020-12-31T06:54:37-06:00December 31st, 2020|Recreation Vehicles|

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Brianna O’Brien in her tiny house. Courtesy of Brianna O’Brien Brianna O’Brien, a recent college grad, moved into a tiny house on her parents’ property in New Hampshire. Six months later, she received an eviction notice. Determined to get her tiny house legally zoned, O’Brien presented her case to the local zoning board in August 2019. But it denied her request, and she was forced to move out. In most parts of the US, local governments consider tiny houses RVs. Many tiny-house owners have been evicted or have had […]

Thor motorhomes recalled: Overhead cabinets may detach

By |2020-12-31T06:54:32-06:00December 31st, 2020|Recreation Vehicles|

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Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Hurricane and Windsport motorhomes. The overhead cabinets located above the driver and front passenger seats may detach and fall onto the seat occupants, possibly causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. A loss of vehicle control can increase the risk of a crash. Remedy TMC will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the overhead cabinets, and reinstall them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 5, 2021. Owners may contact TMC customer service at […]

Keystone recalls some trailers for solar prep issue

By |2020-12-27T00:53:41-06:00December 27th, 2020|Recreation Vehicles|

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Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2020 Cougar 22MLS, 22RBS, 25RDS, 26RBS, 26RKS, 27RES, 29BHS, 30RKD, 31MBS, 32RLI and 34TSB recreational trailers equipped with a Solar Prep or an off-the-grid “OTG” Solar Camping Package. The Solar Prep wiring to the 12VDC breakers located by the battery may not be connected to the protected side of the breaker. Since it is not connected properly to the breaker, if the Solar Prep wiring experiences an electrical short, it will increase the risk of a fire. Remedy Keystone will notify owners, and […]

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All the ways The Points Guy gave back in 2020

By |2020-12-24T10:06:46-06:00December 24th, 2020|Recreation Vehicles|

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Despite the various traumas of 2020, TPG raised and donated more than $475,000 for a variety of organizations this year. We also helped get some 18 million miles donated. It wouldn’t have been possible without help from our generous and loyal readers, so thank you for making this another special year and helping TPG help others. Before we jump into 2021, let’s take a look at all the ways TPG and our readers gave back this year. (Image by The Points Guy) In This Post PeaceJam Omaze Campaign Giving […]

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