The North East Grand Design Owners Rally is almost here!

Massey’s Landing RV Resort is the place to be Oct. 6-9, 2017! Why do you ask? It’s the North East Grand Design Owners Rally! This rally is for anyone who owns a Grand Design RV and is in the Northeast. With a large number of people already signed up to attend, we are looking forward to meeting new friends and seeing old friends in attendance!

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Torklift will be there!
We are incredibly excited to attend and wouldn’t want to miss it! We are sending a team that is hosting a seminar of our GlowStep Revolution and other Torklift products on Oct. 7, at 3 p.m. in the tent pavilion. We’ll compare a factory step to GlowStep Revolution RV steps and all the features it has to offer. Not only that – we will have a special offer the day of the seminar for attendees ONLY that you won’t want to miss out on.

Gimme my GlowStep Revolution – Get one for free!
With all the excitement about our GlowStep Revolution, Torklift will also be running an  exclusive promotion for the rally. Attendees can post a photo of their current steps on our Facebook page using the caption, “Gimme my GlowStep Revolution!” to be entered to win. The rally director, along with the Torklift team will choose and announce the winner of a free set of GlowStep Revolution steps. Let’s see your steps!

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Above are some of our favorite posts that we’ve seen from previous Gimme My GlowStep Revolution entries! The funnier and more creative your entries, the better.  

We are not only very excited about seeing all the creative entries for your Gimme My GlowStep Revolution, we are looking forward to seeing and meeting all the attendees as well. There’s also plenty of other fun activities planned – this is a rally you don’t want to miss. For more information of our GlowStep Revolution and step accessories, contact us at 800.246.8132 or visit torklift.com

 

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How to use the GlowStep Revolution Entry System on Grand Design Solitude Fifth Wheels

Following the recent announcement of Torklift’s partnership with Grand Design RV, we can’t wait to show everyone how the GlowStep Revolution steps complement the Grand Design Solitude fifth wheel.

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Known for manufacturing high quality towable fifth wheels, toy haulers and travel trailers, Grand Design RV selected the GlowStep Revolution step system for the Solitude fifth wheel. Grand Design dealers should expect to see the all-new entry system make their debut this April.

Home away from Home
Solitude InteriorWith emphasis on added space and features you’d find in a residential style home, the Solitude is considered an “extended stay” unit. This means that it’s specifically engineered with spacious living areas and other home-like amenities: stainless steel appliances, oversized kitchen island, walk-in closets, theater seating, king/queen beds, fireplace and large windows. The Solitude provides an experience and lifestyle that truly makes one feel at home. Now it’s also the first of its kind to come standard with Torklift’s GlowStep Revolution entry system, right from the Grand Design factory. Available with eight varieties of floor plans, each Solitude fifth wheel comes with a four-step GlowStep Revolution as standard equipment.

GSR All Terrain Landing GearGlowStep Revolution features adjustable feet to accommodate uneven terrain

Step up to the Solitude
With patent pending technology never-before-seen in the RV industry, Torklift’s GlowStep Revolution step system provides the safest, most stable RV step entry configuration available. The steps are manufactured with 100% aircraft grade aluminum and stainless steel, designed and engineered with safety, quality and longevity in mind. Emphasis on quality is mirrored between Torklift and Grand Design RV, making the partnership a match made in RV paradise.

“We didn’t merely raise the bar on quality. We set it. “ 

– Grand Design RV

By adding the GlowStep Revolution on the Solitude fifth wheel, Grand Design RV is setting the new standard when it comes to step entry/exit. So how does the GlowStep Revolution operate?

Watch this video to see how to deploy and retract the GlowStep Revolution:

 

Features of the Solitude’s exclusive step system include:

• 7 inches of vertical precision elevation adjustment
• Unparalleled stability eliminating the unsafe diving board effect
• Steps connect the Solitude to ground level (No more unsafe booster step)GSR Stowed on SolitudeGlowStep Revolution in stowed position on Solitude Fifth Wheel
•Landing gear quickly levels on uneven terrain
• Option to add step system accessories: Handrail, pet safety barriers and shoe cleaning attachment
• Bushing bearing bolted for maximum stability and longevity – also provides smooth operation when deploying or retracting steps 
• Locking mechanism secures steps for safe travel while improving ground clearance
• SureGrip™ step tread provides a no-slip surface
• Self illuminating steps glow in the dark for up to 10 hours with only 5 minutes of light exposure - no batteries
• Safely enter and exit your RV after dark
• Legendary Lifetime Warranty
• 100% made in the USA

Grand Design dealers will appreciate the rust-free aspect of these steps, in addition to Torklift International’s Legendary Lifetime Warranty. Click here to discover additional videos, features and benefits of the GlowStep Revolution step system.

For any questions, Torklift Tech Support can be reached by phone Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 800-246-8132 or anytime by email at support@torklift.com. Learn more about the Grand Design Solitude fifth wheels at www.granddesignrv.com.

 


 

sherylWritten by Sheryl Bushaw:
As a graduate from Arizona State University with a B.A. in Journalism and emphasis in Public Relations, Sheryl is a passionate writing professional with focus in areas of copy writing, social media and creative design. She is a travel enthusiast and explorer-extraordinaire with a zest for life.

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Torklift and Grand Design RV partner on GlowStep Revolution Entry System

When the GlowStep Revolution step system for towables was born, we knew it would revolutionize the RV industry. This never-before-seen technology has caught the eye of luxury extended-stay towable manufacturer Grand Design RV. So much so, that Grand Design RV has selected the GlowStep Revolution as one of their newest features for the Grand Design Solitude fifth wheels.

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“Grand Design RV and Torklift’s partnership is an incredible opportunity. As a company, they are laser focused on building long term value. We couldn’t agree more with their mission.”
- Torklift General Manager Jay Taylor

Making its debut at Grand Design dealerships across North America this Spring, the award-winning Solitude fifth wheels will come with the all-new game changing GlowStep Revolution step system. Located near the manufacturing mecca of the all things RV industry, Grand Design RV in Middlebury, Indiana is known for manufacturing towable fifth wheels, toy haulers and travel trailers of superior quality. Their units come with all the bells and whistles, impeccable design and remarkable value. If you take a look at the Solitude fifth wheel, it’s easy to understand why.

 


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Not only is the Grand Design Solitude an award-winning unit, it provides a slew of features any customer would swoon over. Just to name a few: 

• Stainless steel appliancesGSR
• Taller ceilings
• Taller, deeper cabinets
• Large, scenic windows
• 6’8” Tall slide-out
• 101-inch wide body construction 
And finally… 
• GlowStep Revolution ultimate entry system

What really makes the Solitude stand out is that the design emulates the qualities found in a residential style home. The premium quality of Torklift’s GlowStep Revolution is the perfect complement to this “extended stay” style RV. Just like a staircase found in your home, the GlowStep Revolution entry step is extraordinarily sturdy. The steps adjust perfectly to plant firmly on any type of terrain. Like something you’d find in a well-constructed permanent home fixture, the level of stability is simply unmatched. Imagine feeling that security everywhere your Solitude fifth wheel takes you. It’s like planting roots each time you deploy the steps, knowing your family can safely enter the unit day or night, rain or shine and worry-free.

Connection of the Grand Design Solitude unit directly to ground level, the GlowStep Revolution’s 7 inches of precision elevation adjustment provides a secure and stable step configuration, regardless of terrain. As the safest steps available for towables, the GlowStep Revolution provides each Grand Design Solitude owner with these added benefits:

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• Unparalleled stability eliminating the unsafe diving board effect
• All Terrain Landing Gear quickly adjusts to level on uneven terrain
• Made from 100% lightweight aircraft grade aluminum and stainless steel (rust free)
• Bushing bearing bolted for maximum stability and longevity – also provides smooth operation when deploying or retracting steps to prevent binding and grinding 
• Locking mechanism secures steps for safe travel while improving ground clearance
• SureGrip™ step tread provides no-slip surface
• Self illuminating steps glow in the dark for up to 10 hours with only 5 minutes of light exposure - no batteries
• Safely enter and exit the fifth wheel after dark
• Option to add step system accessories: Handrail, pet safety barriers and shoe cleaning attachment
• Legendary Lifetime Warranty
• 100% Made in the USA

Grand Design Solitude fifth wheels will come standard with a four-step GlowStep Revolution. Click here to see all of the features and floor plans of the Grand Design Solitude.

The patent pending GlowStep Revolution on Grand Design’s Solitude fifth wheel marks a significant partnership with Torklift and Grand Design RV

Learn more about the Grand Design Solitude fifth wheels at www.granddesignrv.com. Click here to discover all of the features and benefits of the GlowStep Revolution entry system.

 

sherylWritten by Sheryl Bushaw:
As a graduate from Arizona State University with a B.A. in Journalism and emphasis in Public Relations, Sheryl is a passionate writing professional with focus in areas of copy writing, social media and creative design. She is a travel enthusiast and explorer-extraordinaire with a zest for life.

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