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Best Places for Birding around Regina

Did you know that the Regina area is a great region for bird watching? This is especially true during spring migration and well into the summer months. When you are out RVing, it can be fun to stop and watch the birds for a while to get some fresh air and stretch your legs. Here are some of our favourite places for bird spotting in and around Regina.   A.E. Wilson Park This park is located in north Regina. You may see: brown thrashers, flickers, orioles, mourning doves, several finch varieties, cedar waxwings, vireos, loons, Clark’s grebes, gadwalls, mallards, blue-wing teals, northern shovelers, mergansers, merlins, black bellied plovers and many more.   Wascana Park This park . . . Read more

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Best Places for Birding around Regina

Did you know that the Regina area is a great region for bird watching? This is especially true during spring migration and well into the summer months. When you are out RVing, it can be fun to stop and watch the birds for a while to get some fresh air and stretch your legs. Here are some of our favourite places for bird spotting in and around Regina.   A.E. Wilson Park This park is located in north Regina. You may see: brown thrashers, flickers, orioles, mourning doves, several finch varieties, cedar waxwings, vireos, loons, Clark’s grebes, gadwalls, mallards, blue-wing teals, northern shovelers, mergansers, merlins, black bellied plovers and many more.   Wascana Park This park . . . Read more

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Treating and Conditioning Your RV Roof with UV Protectant

The sun’s UV rays are very powerful and can do damage to your RV’s roof if you don’t protect it from these harsh rays. You put sunscreen on to protect your skin, so why wouldn’t you protect your RV’s skin as well?  Many RV roofs are made of EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer). Overtime, the sun’s UV rays can cause drying, cracking, fading, and oxidizing to your RV, especially on rubber roofs, as they get the most direct sunlight.  Rubber roofs could also shrink and the caulking can pull away at the edges if you don’t protect it. Storing your RV under a cover or in a garage when not in use can help lessen the sun’s damage, but this . . . Read more

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Treating and Conditioning Your RV Roof with UV Protectant

The sun’s UV rays are very powerful and can do damage to your RV’s roof if you don’t protect it from these harsh rays. You put sunscreen on to protect your skin, so why wouldn’t you protect your RV’s skin as well?  Many RV roofs are made of EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer). Overtime, the sun’s UV rays can cause drying, cracking, fading, and oxidizing to your RV, especially on rubber roofs, as they get the most direct sunlight.  Rubber roofs could also shrink and the caulking can pull away at the edges if you don’t protect it. Storing your RV under a cover or in a garage when not in use can help lessen the sun’s damage, but this . . . Read more

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A Look At RV Fridges (Conventional RV Fridges vs New Helium Fridges )

You’ve pulled into your campsite, the RV is finally all unpacked, you’ve got everything set up and it’s time to feed the kids. As per tradition you reach for the package of hot dogs, cold macaroni salad, condiments and juice as the rest of the family gets the fire ready and finds their favorite roasting sticks. Jump forward half an hour later and everyone’s fed “ahhhh…” camping is finally settling in. You grab a nice cold celebratory beer and set up the smores station ready for a long weekend of relaxation. But hold on, what’s keeping those hot dogs and salad from going bad? And who do we trust to keep our beers and juice cold? Edmond Carre dreamed . . . Read more

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A Look At RV Fridges (Conventional RV Fridges vs New Helium Fridges )

You’ve pulled into your campsite, the RV is finally all unpacked, you’ve got everything set up and it’s time to feed the kids. As per tradition you reach for the package of hot dogs, cold macaroni salad, condiments and juice as the rest of the family gets the fire ready and finds their favorite roasting sticks. Jump forward half an hour later and everyone’s fed “ahhhh…” camping is finally settling in. You grab a nice cold celebratory beer and set up the smores station ready for a long weekend of relaxation. But hold on, what’s keeping those hot dogs and salad from going bad? And who do we trust to keep our beers and juice cold? Edmond Carre dreamed . . . Read more

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2015 VRV University Recap

On April 8th we held our first “VRV University” here at the dealership from 7 to 9:00 PM. We presented topics such as manual slide operation, appliance trouble shooting and general maintenance in an open forum to approximately 150 new and seasoned RV enthusiasts. During the Q & A segment attendees queried our in-house experts about how to deal with a variety of issues they had experienced. The evening was well attended and had great group participation as well. The following are some examples of the feedback we received: It was very well presented and the interaction of all your departments and employees showed great teamwork. To see the employees give time from their families . . . Read more

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2015 VRV University Recap

On April 8th we held our first “VRV University” here at the dealership from 7 to 9:00 PM. We presented topics such as manual slide operation, appliance trouble shooting and general maintenance in an open forum to approximately 150 new and seasoned RV enthusiasts. During the Q & A segment attendees queried our in-house experts about how to deal with a variety of issues they had experienced. The evening was well attended and had great group participation as well. The following are some examples of the feedback we received: It was very well presented and the interaction of all your departments and employees showed great teamwork. To see the employees give time from their families . . . Read more

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