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Beware of Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

Beware of Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

By: JD Gallant September 18, 2020

Recalls: Forest River / Gulf Stream Coach / Heartland / Jayco / Keystone / Newmar / REV Recreation Group / Thor Motor Coach / Tiffin / Winnebago / Xtreme Outdoors

Recalls: Forest River / Gulf Stream Coach / Heartland / Jayco / Keystone / Newmar / REV Recreation Group / Thor Motor Coach / Tiffin / Winnebago / Xtreme Outdoors

By: CONNIE GALLANT September 17, 2020

Recalls:  Forest River, Grand Design, Jayco, Keystone, Newell, Triple E

Recalls: Forest River, Grand Design, Jayco, Keystone, Newell, Triple E

By: CONNIE GALLANT July 06, 2020 7 Comments


Don't do it!

Don't do it!

By: CONNIE GALLANT May 29, 2020

To purchase virtually” is incredibly troubling to me.
Recalls:   Forest River, Heartland

Recalls: Forest River, Heartland

By: RVCG Staff May 26, 2020

Matters of Size: A Bigger RV Isn't Always Better

Matters of Size: A Bigger RV Isn't Always Better

By: CONNIE GALLANT April 05, 2020


Keeper of the Keys

Keeper of the Keys

By: CONNIE GALLANT April 05, 2020

Things that can go wrong with a new RV.  (And why ratings matter!)

Things that can go wrong with a new RV. (And why ratings matter!)

By: JD Gallant February 04, 2020

Buying an RV: The Issue of Trust

Buying an RV: The Issue of Trust

By: CONNIE GALLANT September 11, 2019 2 Comments


Recalls:  Heartland, Hymer, Jayco, Keystone, Winnebago

Recalls: Heartland, Hymer, Jayco, Keystone, Winnebago

By: RVCG Staff August 05, 2019

Recalls:  Airstream, Entegra Coach, Forest River, Jayco, Keystone, Newmar, Thor Motor Coach

Recalls: Airstream, Entegra Coach, Forest River, Jayco, Keystone, Newmar, Thor Motor Coach

By: RVCG Staff July 26, 2019 1 Comment

Recalls:  Airstream, Forest River, Jayco, Keystone, Lance Camper, Livin' Lite, REV Recreation Group

Recalls: Airstream, Forest River, Jayco, Keystone, Lance Camper, Livin' Lite, REV Recreation Group

By: RVCG Staff June 18, 2019 1 Comment


Motorhome disintegrates during high-speed chase

Motorhome disintegrates during high-speed chase

By: RVCG Staff June 13, 2019 4 Comments

Video:   Motorhome Fatal Accidents

Video: Motorhome Fatal Accidents

By: RVCG Staff June 05, 2019

Recalls:  Airstream, Forest River, Heartland, Keystone, Triple E, Winnebago

Recalls: Airstream, Forest River, Heartland, Keystone, Triple E, Winnebago

By: RVCG Staff March 31, 2019 1 Comment


Do you know how to shop for an RV?

Do you know how to shop for an RV?

By: RVCG Staff March 31, 2019

Formaldehyde in RVs:  Is it dangerous to our health? Member wants to know.

Formaldehyde in RVs: Is it dangerous to our health? Member wants to know.

By: JD Gallant March 30, 2019

Rating Variations

Rating Variations

By: JD Gallant February 28, 2019 2 Comments

The recession put many manufacturers out of business and the big survivors bought their assets. Of those smaller companies that survived, many were bought by the Big Four but mostly by the Giant Two. Of the approximately 600 brands now in existence, of the giant RV companies (as of January 2019) Thor owns 205 RV brands and Forest River owns 165 brands. Financial institutions own these companies.

RV Confidential #13 - How We Rate RVs

RV Confidential #13 - How We Rate RVs

By: JD Gallant February 04, 2019 10 Comments

RV Confidential #12:  Small RVs can make a great home away from home

RV Confidential #12: Small RVs can make a great home away from home

By: JD Gallant May 05, 2018 2 Comments

RV Confidential #11:  Short Wheelbases and Accidents go hand in hand!

RV Confidential #11: Short Wheelbases and Accidents go hand in hand!

By: JD Gallant January 30, 2018 14 Comments


RV Confidential #10:   The New Kid on a Shopping Spree!

RV Confidential #10: The New Kid on a Shopping Spree!

By: JD Gallant November 20, 2017 4 Comments

 
RV Confidential #9:  Aluminum or Wood RV Framing

RV Confidential #9: Aluminum or Wood RV Framing

By: JD Gallant October 04, 2017 15 Comments

RV Confidential #8:  Born  Free Disappears...

RV Confidential #8: Born Free Disappears...

By: JD Gallant August 08, 2017 8 Comments


RV Confidential #7 RV Roofs: Failures Can Be Costly!

RV Confidential #7 RV Roofs: Failures Can Be Costly!

By: JD Gallant June 11, 2017 2 Comments

RV Confidential #6 Watch Those Axles!  A True Story

RV Confidential #6 Watch Those Axles! A True Story

By: JD Gallant June 11, 2017

RV Confidential #5:  Will Thor Kill Jayco?

RV Confidential #5: Will Thor Kill Jayco?

By: JD Gallant April 10, 2017 7 Comments


Using your Motorhome, Fifthwheel, or Travel Trailer in a Disaster

Using your Motorhome, Fifthwheel, or Travel Trailer in a Disaster

By: CONNIE GALLANT March 08, 2017

Staying Out of the Ditch - RV Safety

Staying Out of the Ditch - RV Safety

By: JD Gallant January 20, 2017 1 Comment

Overweight Trailers and Fifth Wheels

Overweight Trailers and Fifth Wheels

By: JD Gallant January 02, 2017


The Toy Hauler Bandwagon

The Toy Hauler Bandwagon

By: JD Gallant January 02, 2017

RV Confidential #4:  Pricing Games...

RV Confidential #4: Pricing Games...

By: JD Gallant October 17, 2016 3 Comments

Read the Fine Print!

Read the Fine Print!

By: CONNIE GALLANT October 03, 2016


RV Confidential #3:  RV Interiors . . .

RV Confidential #3: RV Interiors . . .

By: JD Gallant September 19, 2016 2 Comments

RV Confidential #2:  Who Bought What Brands . .

RV Confidential #2: Who Bought What Brands . .

By: JD Gallant September 19, 2016 6 Comments

RV Confidential #1 - And now there are two . . .

RV Confidential #1 - And now there are two . . .

By: JD Gallant August 01, 2016 1 Comment