First published on Caravan & Camping Australia, February 2018 The caravan and RV community has been abuzz recently with talk of the legal stoush between Lotus Caravans and the administrator of the Facebook group Lemon Caravans & RVs in Aus. The finale of this saga is yet to be played out so I won’t go into the details of the case but the matter does … Continue reading Are Lemon Caravans & RVs in Aus the new bullies on the block?
Chatter amongst the members of the caravan and RV community exploded this weekend as news of the guilty verdict against Tracey Leigh circulated. Bruder expedition P/L instigated proceedings against Mrs Leigh for what they claimed to be defamatory and malicious comments made about them and their products on her Facebook group, Lemon Caravans & RV’s in Aus. In July of this year an order was … Continue reading Leigh guilty of deceptive and misleading conduct in Bruder case.
Those who follow the CCA group and page will know I’ve been a vocal critic of the lemon caravans & rv’s in Aus Facebook group for quite some time now. I think the way some in the group manipulate information to keep members angry and contributing, target manufacturers or brands for personal reasons, and the complete lack of transparency are just a few issues I … Continue reading Advocacy Wars
Anyone who follows or is involved in the caravan and camping scene will have heard the sad news this week about Kokoda’s parent company, Aussie Adventure Caravans P/L. For those who haven’t, an external administrator had been appointed and is seeking expressions of interest for the sale of AAC which has businesses and assets in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia. While the … Continue reading Kokoda and the Lemon Group: Why advocacy groups can sometimes be a consumers worst enemy
Knot tying has always been one of those key outdoor skills that the inexperienced take for granted. The experienced outdoorsman, however, has had enough success and failure to know that there are right and wrong knots for certain jobs. A good knot can save lives when you’re dealing with a survival situation, performing first aid, and when working over heights or water. But, you have … Continue reading Essential Knots: How to Tie the 20 Knots You Need to Know
Isn’t it disappointing, no, make that frustrating, when you fork out a heap of dough for a 12-volt television for your caravan or camper and find the sound quality is less than perfect. It’s a very common complaint with RV televisions these days. New TVs are thin, which is great for weight and space, but not so great for speaker quality. Imagine this: You’ve driven … Continue reading NCE quad speaker bass reflex Sound bar is a game changer
Okay, hands up all of you who at some time have forgotten to secure the turntable in your microwave before hitting the road? (Picture me with my hand up. I’m a serial offender so we’ve had to replace 2 glass turntable plates). Well with the latest flatbed microwave from NCE, securing the turntable is no longer something you have to worry about. The main reason … Continue reading NCE 23L Flatbed Microwave Oven