BT RV Innovations Intros Pivot-EZ Sewer Hose

Newly formed BT RV Innovations has introduced the Pivot-EZ RV sewer hose compartment, previously available exclusively on Excel towables.   “We installed the Pivot-EZ on thousands of Excel fifth-wheels and travel trailers for nearly 20 years,” stated Bryan Tillett, owner of BT RV Innovations and former president of Peterson Industries, in a press release. The […]

Podcast 87 features Waste Master’s Doug Swarts

(March 31, 2016) -- Doug Swarts is the founder of Drainmaster and the Waste Master Sewer Management System for RVs. He developed the system as a full-time RVer who grew frustrated with the hassle and mess of dumping RV holding tanks the traditional way. Swartz describes how his system works and how he developed it. He also explains why the RV industry needs to embrace this technology and the biggest reason is that consumers want it. The second is reason is to embrace a solution before it’s mandated upon the industry. He explains that if RV manufacturers don’t want to install it, then RV dealers have an opportunity to make good money installing the system in a few hours.

Fire Damages Pa. Dealer; No Injuries Reported

Police and firefighters in Boyertown, Pa., responded to a blaze Wednesday (March 30) night at Berks Mont Camping Center . The Mercury News reported that at approximately 7:44 p.m., fire crews were dispatched for a report of a commercial building fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found that the dealership had caught fire and flames were coming through the roof. […]

RVIA will Present Webinar on Lithium Batteries

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) will present a webinar on “The Fundamental Safety of Lithium Ion Battery Technology” on April 18 from 2-3 p.m. EDT from industry expert Jack Johnson. According to RVIA Today Express, lithium ion batteries represent a newer form of energy storage that are beginning to take a more mainstream position in […]