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The Eliminator strut stabilizer for fifth wheels and travel trailers.

The Eliminator strut stabilizer for fifth wheels and travel trailers.

Ultra-Fab Products, Elkhart, Ind., introduces The Eliminator strut stabilizer for fifth wheels and travel trailers.
The strut attaches to RV frames and jacks for maximum stability and is a complement to manual stabilizers. The Eliminator fits with most types of manual jacks.
The company says The Eliminator’s product features include a universal design that fits all travel trailers and fifth wheels, struts that lock into place when extended, and a black power coat finish that resists rust. Ultra-Fab says the product can be set up in minutes once it is permanently installed by bolting it on.
The Eliminator is boxed in packages of six.

The RV/MH Hall of Fame continues to open its doors every day, playing host to the streams of RVers eager to view the industry’s past and present depicted in the array of eye-catching and instructive displays.

That in itself is an accomplishment, says Tom McNulty, who took the reins as executive director of the financially strapped museum around eight months ago. “When I first came on board, there were people that were saying we wouldn’t last two months,” he said. “But we’re still here, and our hope is we’ll be here for the long run.

Vintage Travel Trailer on Display at RV/MH Hall of Fame

Vintage Travel Trailer on Display at RV/MH Hall of Fame

“There are some good things happening and actually our cash flow is better than it’s been in a couple of years. Attendance during the summer was 100 to 150 people a day and we are seeing greater returns from our convention center.”

McNulty is by no means trying to mask the financial quandary that fostered those doomsday predictions. The hall, which officially opened in March of 2007 on the northeast side of Elkhart, Ind., continues to run in the red, exacerbated by the country’s economic collapse and a resulting accumulation of debt that came to a head in the past year.

“We are still in the throes of negotiating our debt,” McNulty said. “At times we think we see the light at the end of the tunnel, but then someone turns off the switch. It’s very frustrating to say the least.”

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Forest River Inc., a manufacturer of recreational vehicles based in Elkhart, Ind., has announced the formation of FROG – Forest River Owners Group. FROG is another step in the company’s mission, “to help all our customers enjoy their outdoor activities to the fullest.”

Membership in FROG is available at no cost to owners of Forest River and affiliated brand recreational vehicles, including Coachmen, Dynamax, Palomino, Prime Time and Shasta.

Forest River notes, FROG is not intended to replace the Coachmen Owners Association (COA), which this year marks its 45th anniversary. COA continues to thrive and to offer trips, rallies, insurance and program discounts to Coachmen owners.

The primary focus of FROG will be on escorted trips and rallies throughout North America. International and regional rallies will bring together members from both the United States and Canada. In addition, escorted trips will enable members to share travel experiences with others who share their interests.

“One thing that sets FROG apart from many other groups is we do not charge dues,” says FROG Director Bob Byrne. “We want to give our owners more opportunities to enjoy their Forest River products, not to impose costs or time commitments on them. We’ll be offering a variety of activities, trips, rallies, special offers and more. Members will pay only for those in which they choose to participate. FROG is basically a ‘thank you’ from Forest River to our owners.”

To learn more about FROG, visit the group’s website at www.forestriverfrog.com.

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