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Today, Brian Tillet with Peterson Industries joined many Excel enthusiasts at RV Sales in Moriarty, NM.  For the first time in history, you can now purchase a 5th Wheel that has an entrance through the slide out.  This industry changing innovation will set the example for other manufacturers throughout the company.  Watch the recorded version of the unveiling online at http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/33592211

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Peterson Industries has never been a company who rests on it’s laurels.  Why be content with the past when there are so many opportunities for innovation?   Each model year brings many improvements and 2013 is no exception!  

Being a small company can be a blessing and a curse.  On the one hand, we have the ability to make improvements on the “fly”, keeping our product fresh and current.  On the other, many of our ideas must be “phased in” because of our inability to use up inventory quickly, either on our floor or product dedicated to us at our vendors, thus causing many of our design ideas to not be implemented at the exact beginning of a model year.

Among the many improvements you will see in the 2013 models as they are phased in are:

  • Taller Slide-outs.  We have raised our slide rooms from 6′ to 6′ – 6″.  What an improvement that made!  Not only [...]

LARGEST RV & BOAT SHOW
IN NEW MEXICO THIS YEAR!Back again – bigger and better for 2013!January 4 – 6, 2013
Albuquerque Convention Center
401 2nd St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Show Hours

Friday: Noon – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 7pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Ticket Prices

Adults: $8.00
Children 12 & Under: Free

 

If you love the outdoors, you will love this show! Whether you enjoy the freedom of traveling in an RV, boating, or camping, you will find it all at the New Mexico RV, Boat & Travel Show in beautiful Albuquerque.

The show will feature millions of dollars of RVs & boats, jet skis, ATVs, and motorhomes to choose from. Shop special show pricing from 10 local dealers –

all under one roof!

Check out [...]

RV Technology for your RV

Check out this informative write up on solar.

Lots of great information if you’re thinking about solar for your rig.

http://www.rvnews.com/afeatures.cfm?RecordID=1925

 

SKOKIE, Ill. — Yesterday, Rand McNally introduced the RVND 7720, a new seven-inch RV GPS device with Wi-Fi connectivity allowing for real-time weather information and display, and new hardware with rugged casing, video input, and a brighter screen.

The new device – shipping now to stores, online retailers, and RV dealers and distributors – joins Rand McNally’s line of RVND GPS devices for RVers. Rand McNally pioneered RV-specific navigation by launching the first GPS device designed specifically for RVers and campers, states a press release from Rand McNally.

RV-specific navigation is necessary to route large vehicles and towables around road restrictions, low bridges and other physical hazards. However, like all Rand McNally RV GPS devices, the RVND 7720 can be used as a car GPS as well – merely by changing a simple setting.

One of the new features of the RVND 7720 is Wi-Fi connectivity, which [...]

NORTH LIBERTY — Unique Tooling, started in May 2007 to serve the RV industry, managed to grow during the economic downturn and has accelerated by diversifying into plastics, metal and wood-cutting devices as well as tool sharpening.

The firm, which operates in two buildings in North Liberty and has eight employees, had sales of $1.2 million last year, and owner Tom England expects to reach $2 million this year.

One of the North Liberty storefronts offers blades to homeowners and hobbyists and sharpening for chain saws, lawn mower blades and other cutting tools.

But Unique Tooling mostly supplies customers in the RV, aluminum-cutting, cabinet-making, marine and plastics industries in seven states as well as nearby towns including Elkhart, Shipshewana and Middlebury.

“We supply certain types of router bits and saw cutting items that they use in the RV market,” England says. “We diversified from that [...]

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