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RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Teardrop Trailers Spring From Brothers Love of Camping

Wed Aug 17, 2016

The Christianson brothers spent their childhood camping in teardrop trailers. After growing up, they decided to follow their childhood passion and construct a couple of teardrop trailers to take on camping excursions in the great Northwest.

Jon worked in metal; Sawyer worked in wood.

Jon forged his teardrop out of steel. It was more like a roll cage, made for the heavy duty rigors of off-road over-landing, as he recently described it. That was about a decade ago, and the brothers each had constructed a suitable camper, but in some ways, each was lacking what the other teardrop had.

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