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A cost effective way to enter the RV lifestyle.

  Buying a used RV can be a cost-efficient way to enjoy the RV lifestyle within a budget that works for you! But purchasing a used RV can come with its own unique set of challenges, like gauging the extent of everyday wear and tear, detecting malfunctions, and identifying damage sustained by previous owners. So if you're looking to buy a pre-owned RV, be sure you're satisfied with your selection .   You can be confident that Triangle RV inspects each used RV that comes on our lot. It doesn’t leave here until it goes into our shop for a full safety inspection that includes propane, electrical and plumbing systems. Your propane tank will be certified and filled, . . . Read more

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The “Business” of the Black Tank

                                         Let’s go ahead and get the unpleasant, and obvious, out of the way: this is not the most pleasant of topics. We’re talking about holding and removing human waste from an RV, and while RV waste holding tanks aren’t the most glamorous topic that we get to cover when talking about our RV’s, it certainly is an important one.     1. Background   An RV has two types of waste tanks on board: a grey water tank, and a black water tank. A grey water tank collects the water that goes down . . . Read more

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MY BEST FRIEND

MANY OF THE BEST MEMORIES OF TIMES ON THE ROAD ARE CENTERED AROUND OUR PETS.   The whole experience would have been different — and probably not as fun — without them.  Whatever modifications, changes, or accommodations you need to make in order to include them on your adventure is worth it.  Just do it.  You’ll never regret it.   We have interviewed some of our customers that RV with their dogs, and here are their tips and tricks.   - Make sure you have your dog on a brand of food that is available in many locations. Switching a dog from brand to brand can many times cause digestive problems, not something you want on a road trip!    -Ask . . . Read more

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Bring your Phone and Laptop……Spend more Time Camping!

   More than 1 million households in North America started camping last year…. . The research findings suggest that not only is there an increase in African-American, Hispanic and Asian-American representation overall, but among new campers for 2015, indicating that this new generation of campers is truly multicultural.   The release explained relaxation and stress relief are the top reasons people camp, one in five campers say that camping allows them to spend more time vacationing each year, and access to technology may be promoting greater mobility among campers.   Diversity in the outdoors is slowly increasing, Notably, the results of this year’s North American . . . Read more

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TWO FOOT or TEN FOOT “ITIS” ?

Two Foot  or Ten Foot “Itis” ?   Talk to us at Triangle RV, We can discuss a trade , give you some options, and get you the right fit!   It happens to every RVer at some point. They’re taking a trip and everyone is antsy. Everyone is cramped. Everyone is starting to get on each other’s nerves. While what made a great investment in the beginning may slowly be getting too small to comfortable travel to and fro on the road. Is your RV to small?    Here are a few points to consider before you take the cure….   Sleep Space Cabin size is one of the most deceptive aspects of RVing. An RV will say it sleeps four but only sleep two depending . . . Read more

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Visit British Columbia this Spring

Let’s be honest, there are many reasons to visit British Columbia. The landscape is breathtaking and the weather is perfect for venturing deep into area. The great thing about Canada, and British Columbia specifically, is that almost every type of environment is available for you to seek out. Whether you want to go mountain climbing or simply lay out on the beach it is all there and ready for the taking. There are more than 1,500 campgrounds are located throughout the provinces pristine outdoors, and just waiting to accommodate the varying needs of campers with sites (pitches) ranging from rustic to full service.There are four unique camping experiences to choose from: Provincial campgrounds . . . Read more

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What Kind of Camper are YOU?

  Are you a glamper, a camper or a tramper? Find out your camping personality.......   Campgrounds across Canada will be  opening their gates soon with activities and camping opportunities for everyone.But the biggest question on everyone’s lips this week is, “Just what kind of camper are you?”   Here are just some of the most common breeds of campers found in Canada   The Glamper: likes to get outdoors, but doesn’t like to sleep on the cold ground or get dirty; surrounds self with luxuries like a comfortable bed, RV large enough to stand in, carpets, wine and good food. Origin often urban.   The Scamper: social camper, gets together with . . . Read more

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