Tag Archives: travel trailer

Trail Runner available at Westland Caping

Trail Runner Video Walkthrough

Here is a video tour of the Trail Runner Trailer, so you can learn more about the features and options in this price competitive travel trailer line. Note the storage rack on the back, not something you see in very many trailers… This video is from the 2012 model, but the features and thought put […]

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Will I Pay Sales Tax On My Trade-In RV?

Tax break for Michigan recreation vehicle buyers Starting in 2014, Michigan recreation vehicle (RV) buyers will see a tax break when trading in an older vehicle to purchase a new recreation vehicle from a licensed Michigan RV dealer. The House and Senate passed a bill on Tuesday, November 4, 2013 that would end the charging […]

How Can I get The Most Out Of My Trade-In?

Trading in your old trailer towards a new one is as expected as the Sun Coming up in the morning.  Basically, you are using your old trailer as currency towards the purchase of a new one.  The question we have to ask ourselves is how to maximize the currency of that trade-in.

If You Don’t Have A Flagstaff Travel Trailer, The Zombies Will Eat You.

As you know, Westland Camping Center is the official RV Dealership of the Zombie Apocalypse.  For years, we have been working tirelessly to keep you and your family safe from the Zombies.  We have been studying the various brands and options available in great detail, and although any travel trailer is better than nothing, our […]

Schwintek Slide Out

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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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.

Using a battery disconnect to extend the life of your battery

Video: Disconnecting Your Battery During Storage

Here is a video I made, hopefully the first of many, spotlighting a cool feature about the trailers I carry, or little facts or tidbits I find interested while I am working.  This one has to do with disconnecting your battery during storage.  Any time you leave your trailer, there is a draw on the […]

Top 10 Reasons To Buy an Equalizer Hitch Video

This is a silly little video highlighting how awesome the Equal-i-zer hitch is for towing travel trailers, and even larger pop up campers.  American made, lifetime warranty, and at least 8 other reasons.  BTW, I found this video while playing on youtube, I cannot claim ownership of this.  For more on the functions of this […]

Equal-i-zer 4 point sway control weight distribution

Equal-i-zer 4 Point Sway Control Hitch Video

When you are towing a travel trailer, one of the main concerns people have is about swaying.  There are several ways to control sway, but the best way in our opinion is with the Equal-i-zer hitch. This unique hitch combines weight distribution and sway control into one unit, and makes add-on sway control devices unnecessary. […]

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RV Slide Out Maintenance Video

Most travel trailers and fifth wheels being produced today have some sort of slide out.  Some are small wardrobe-only slide, and some are the “Super Slides” that run a significant length of the side of the trailer.  In all of these cases, some sort of maintenance will be involved.  Here is a short little video […]

RV DUMPING; NOT AS BAD AS YOU THINK: PART 3

RV DUMPING; NOT AS BAD AS YOU THINK: PART 3 (Back home safely) Hello fellow campers. I have been taking time to help keep you guys from having problems with your sewer system, and one of the most important things you can do at home, is a good cleaning.  Get yourself a toilet wand, preferably […]

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Taking Care of your RV Rubber Roof

One of the most common questions I get almost every day, is “how often do I need to re-caulk my roof?”  My answer is almost always the same: If you need to ask, it’s probably time. Most manufacturers recommend at least checking your roof every three months.  It helps to use a good Rubber Roof […]

RV COVER

Winter Cover For Your RV

One of the most common questions we get asked by customers this time of year has to do with whether or not to cover their trailer during winter or long term storage (a few months or more).  The answer is yes, you should.  Also, what kind of cover would be the best?  Well, I’ll give […]

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Westland Camping Service Tip Video- Checking Your Trailer for Water Damage

This time of year, it is important to do a thorough checkout of your RV for loose or damages seals, as well as the rest of the things you need to do to fully winterize your trailer.  No matter if it is a 5th wheel, travel trailer of a pop up camper.  These items are […]


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