STORViNO Nero is a module designed to store and transport wine safely. Each unit holds six standard-size wine bottles.
Archives for July 2008
3M Scratch Remover is a new product that is designed to remove scratches, swirl marks and other blemishes from a vehicle’s finish.
Wick-er Warm-up Towels are quick-drying towels that contain silver in the fiber to kill bacteria, eliminating odor. The towels are made with a special style of high-tech stretch fabric, and when the moisture reaches the outside of the fabric, it spreads out to many times its original area, accelerating evaporation.
Drivewear activated by Transition lenses is a new kind of sunglass technology specially designed for driving. The technology, which allows the lens to change color to fit light conditions, works behind a windshield as well as in direct sunlight.
The Rover is a four-seat golf cart that folds up and can be hauled by a motorhome or other vehicle without using a trailer. The Rover travels suspended against a trailer hitch. To transport the golf cart, you need a class 3, two-inch receiver installed on your vehicle. The Rover hitch is attached, and a winch cable and pulley system is used to lift the golf cart so that the front end rests against the hitch. The Rover is then transported in the air.
Winnebago Industries announced that it will shut down its manufacturing plant in Charles City, Iowa, in August and shift production of Class C motorhomes to its facilities in Forest City, Iowa. The shutdown will eliminate the jobs of about 270 salaried and hourly employees.
With summertime upon us, keeping a “cold one” in the refrigerator is one of those blessings of having an RV. When we camped as kids, one never could be sure if the stuff in the “ice box” was going to be cold—or whether the ice had melted down. Not so with the reliable RV refrigerator.
(Photographer Holt Webb is traveling in a motorhome to record aspects of the country and culture that are in danger of vanishing in the next two or three generations. He calls the two-year project Vanishing America.)
You bought a new toy hauler at an RV show in Washington State, loaded the toys in the back, and now find yourself asking, “Where can I go close to home that is likely to be sunny and dry?”
"Happy Birthday, Dear Milford,” I sang well out of tune, as he pulled up to the launch area. My buddy had called me earlier that morning with a great suggestion, “It’s my birthday today. I’m 75, lets go fishing!” That’s the way to celebrate; beats the heck out of riding our bikes or playing baseball.
One of the pleasures of being a grandparent and having an RV is taking a grandchild with you on an outing. Summertime is the perfect time to show a child all the pleasures of nature—to take early morning walks and point out the wildflowers, to catch the sight of a bird in flight, to smell the sweetness of the fresh air. And in the evening to build a campfire and sit before it and tell stories—while toasting a marshmallow on a long green stick you found on your morning stroll.