Shwintek Slide Out Video Part 2

Here is Part 2 of the Schwintek Slide Out System video by Lippert Componants.  These slide outs can be seen on Flagstaff and Sabre RV’s as well as many other manufacturers.

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Part Of The Week: Progressive Microwave Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Lets face it, breakfast sandwiches are totally awesome.  We all know that the only reason McDonald’s is still around has to do with breakfast sandwiches.  We have here a wonderful product that makes these delights fast, easy and awesome.  When on  the road, most trailers are equipped with microwaves, (some even have two now… ) […]

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The History of Forest River

In July 2013, Forest River became the largest RV manufacturing company in the US, and therefore the whole wide world.  This is not a small accomplishment, and congratulations to them.  It takes a lot of help from the individual brands like Flagstaff and Sabre; as well as help from their dealers, such as Westland Camping […]

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Westland Camping Campground Spotlight: Tee Pee Campground

Westland Camping Center isn’t just an RV dealership, we are campers ourselves and want to make sure that you know all of the options available to you when you are planning your family time this year.  The Tee Pee campground is a great place not too far away, but with so much to do around […]

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Schwintek Slide Out System Video Part 1

Many manufacturers are using a new type of slide out system called a Schwintek slide out system.  This is a very technologically advanced slide system, and for more information, here is part 1 of a video from Lippert Componants demonstrating this new type of slide out.

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Family Camping Memories Should Be Recorded And Shared

Westland Camping Family Vacation to the Platte River Westland Camping Center is not just any RV dealership.  We are a family that has camped together forever, and continue to do so today.  We don’t just sell Travel trailers, 5th Wheels and Pop-up Campers, we take them out and use them.  We got into this industry […]

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How Do I Buy A Trailer At An RV Show?

With the big February RV show right around the corner, I thought it would be a good idea to give some advice to anyone who is planning to shop for or purchase their next trailer at the show.  Instead of me giving advice, I decided to ask some folks on the inter-webs who have bought […]

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Part Of The Week: The Collapsible Salad Spinner by Progressive

Last week we talked about the Progressive Collapsible Measuring Cups, this week we thought we would follow it up with another great space-saving product, the Progressive Collapsible Salad Spinner.  As I mentioned before, My home kitchen is fairly small, and has limited storage, so I have been switching things over to these products for the […]

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Video: Understanding Your Schwintek Slide out

A lot of trailers these days are being built with this new-fangled slide out called a Schwintek by Lippert Components.  To understand more fully what this is, and how it works, I am posting these videos From Lippert so that you can learn more about what makes your trailer so great.  

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Westland Camping Campground Spotlight: Pinckney Recreation Area

Pinckney State Recreation Area is a Michigan state recreation area in Dexter, Sylvan and Lyndon Townships, Washtenaw County and Putnam and Unadilla Townships, Livingston County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Pinckney Recreation Area is a paradise for backpackers, mountain bikers, anglers and other recreation enthusiasts. Pinckney is known for its extensive trail system and […]

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How Do I Manually Operate My Slide Out?

Though we don’t see very many problems with today’s slide outs, occasionally problems can occur.  Situations where you have no power, or your battery is dead for example. One of the most common questions we are asked is how to manually operate slide outs.  Here is a helpful video I found that covers this question. […]

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Part Of The Week: Progressive Collapsible Measuring Cups

When camping, storage space is key.  No camper ever has enough storage for either a bedroom or a kitchen, or a bathroom.  Plenty of one equals none of the other.  We are here to help!

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Westland Camping Visits The Forest River PDI Facility

Recently, I had the Opportunity to tour the Forest River PDI Facility in Goshen Indiana.  And I came away impressed, and more confident than ever that Forest River is committed to the highest quality in the RV industry. What is PDI? PDI stands for Pre-Delivery Inspection.  PDI can stand for several different things: When the […]

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Meet Our Friends at Case Plastics!

Westland Camping is proud to offer Case Plastics baits as part of our fishing and tackle department.  Though not the biggest name in the industry, they show innovation, creativity, and a sense of humor that we find refreshing. Through our close relationship with Case, we have access to their entire calalog of products which include […]

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Waterloo Recreational Area

Located between Ann Arbor and Jackson, Waterloo Recreation Area is the largest park in the Lower Peninsula. At more than 20,000 acres, the park boasts two modern campgrounds, a rustic campground, an equestrian campground, a swimming beach, several picnic sites, 11 excellent fishing lakes, eight boat launches, 12 miles of interpretive nature trails, 47 miles […]

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Should I check My Trailer During the Winter?

In the camping off season it is easy to forget your about your trailer.  With the holidays, winter break from schools and everything else that seems to crash at the end of the year, your trailer sits silently under the snow and ice, waiting for the chance to get out camping the next season. You […]

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Westland Camping Holiday Gift Ideas For 2013

Here is a list of some things that we RV’ers would love to see under the tree this year: Camp Fire Items 1)      Pie Iron Storage Bag 2)      Pie Iron Recipes 3)      Double Pie Iron 4)      Dog’n Brat Cooker 5)      Pie Iron 6)      Campfire Fork Set 7)      Hot Dog Fork Support 8) Campfire Tongs 9) […]

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How The Walking Dead Got It Wrong.

If pop culture and television have taught me anything, it’s taught me that the zombies are coming, and we should be prepared.  That’s why Westland Camping  is dedicated to keeping you safe during the Zombie Apocalypse.  Westland camping is the official RV dealership of the zombie apocalypse.

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Flagstaff Classic Superlight Features and Options

Travel Trailer Features These awsesome features are part of what makes Flagstaff an industry leader in Travel Trailers.  A lot of these are part of what Westland Camping orders for our Stock units! INTERIORS Solid Wood and Raised Panel Doors and Drawers Screwed and Glued Cabinetry Residential Full Extension Metal Drawer Guides in Kitchen Flooring: […]

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How Do I Winterize My Flagstaff Travel Trailer?

Flagstaff Travel Trailers are designed for maximum ease of use for their owners.  They include all sorts of features that make life a little easier, and add more every year.   Some of the most useful features have to do with winterizing.  Since it is getting to be time, I thought it would be a […]

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Old Town Kayaks at Westland Camping Center

Old Town Kayaks User-friendly, extremely stable, and easy to maneuver, Old Town Kayaks are designed for those who would rather spend time enjoying themselves than learning to paddle through whitewater. These kayaks are perfect for all the lakes (Great and small), ponds and rivers that are so plentiful Michigan.

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Which Kayak is Right for You?

Which Kayak is Right for You? Recreational Kayaking is the FASTEST GROWING SPORT in America, and Westland Camping can set you up with everything you need to get started with this exciting sport – from Kayaks by Old Town and Ocean to PFD’s and dry bags. Why buy a kayak? In a word, VERSATILITY! It offers opportunity for the […]

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Video: Flagstaff Roof Structure, Vacuum Bonded Roof

  A short video about the different types of roof structures and why vacuum bonded fully walk-able roofs are preferable to truss-style roofs.  

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Simple Service Tips For Your RV

Refrigerator Guidelines 1. Plug in and pre-cool your refrigerator for at least 24 hours for a travel trailer and 12 hours for a pop-up. 2. Pre-chill everything you put in it. 3. If using the refrigerator on propane, light the stove first; if there’s air in the line, the stove will purge it out. When […]

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Part of the Week: Camco Water Pump Conversion Kit

This week we are offering 10% off Camco Pump Converter Winterizing Kit.  This kit saves you time and trouble while winterizing your RV.  No more will you have to waste anti-freeze pouring it into the fresh water tank, or disconnecting and disconnecting the connection at your water pump.  A must –have for anyone looking to […]

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