We’ll see you at the 2018 Seattle RV Show!

SRV6Are you gearing up for some early camping trips? If so, it might be time to replace or upgrade any parts or accessories and learn about the latest RVing tips before heading out on the road. One of the best places to brush up is at an RV show – especially the Seattle RV Show! This is where you can see the latest and greatest products, information and technology available for RVing.

The four day RV show is from Feb. 8-11, 2018, and is packed with everything involving RVing. This includes new and used trailers, educational seminars and exhibits to learn about products and proper RV and towing usage.

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Seattle RV Show Details
Feb. 8-11, 2018
Located at: CenturyLink Field Event Center
Thursday - Friday: 11 am – 8pm
Saturday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Seattle RV Show Website

Torklift at the Seattle RV Show

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This year Torklift International is setting up interactive product displays at the upper level of the show – just look for the Torklift trailer! Stop by to get your hands on some freebies and swag, while learning about all the different products Torklift has to make your camping experience safer, and more importantly stress-free!

Beyond what we have going on at the Torklift trailer, you can sign up to win a Yeti at the Torklift Central booth E-1. You won’t want to miss out on this great prize – it’s perfect for making your camping trip even more refreshing.

Torklift is also holding multiple RV seminars throughout the weekend of the Seattle RV show. The presentations include information on matching your truck and trailer, how to properly tow your trailer and all about flat towing behind a motorhome. Choosing the right trailer for your truck setup and making sure you know how to tow it properly ensures that your RVing experience is safe and pleasurable. These RV seminars are perfect for anyone thinking about getting a new trailer or just wanting a refresher on best practices for their setups.

Torklift Seminars

Below is the schedule and locations of seminars:

Seattle RV Show Seminar Schedule

The Main Attraction… The GlowStep Revolution!
Do you hate sweeping constant dirt and debris out of your RV?
What is stability and safety worth to you?
How important is easy access to your unit?

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You will see up close and personal at the Torklift trailer and participating dealers this high-quality step system, made right here in America, that provides unparalleled stability and requires no heavy lifting to operate. Featuring seven inches of precision elevation adjustment, the GlowStep Revolution has three positions of upper adjustment between the RV entry and top step, plus an additional five positions of lower adjustment with the All Terrain Landing Gear adjustable feet. 

Accommodating to tight spaces, the GlowStep Revolution steps are easy on the knees and back and connect the RV to the ground eliminating the unsafe diving board effect and clunky booster steps. Since the steps are installed in the factory compartment, they remain conveniently outside the RV. Drawbridge style steps that fold up and store inside the unit fling and dump dirt, water, sand and other unwanted debris all over you and inside your RV. With GlowStep Revolution steps, avoid any unnecessary mess and stress.

The following participating dealers have the GlowStep Revolution installed on their units – making it easy for you to go see the steps and try them out yourself:

• Roy Robinson RV Center - Booths X & North Y
• Apache Camping Center - Booths J & K

Start your year off on the right foot by learning all you can about RVing and visit the Seattle RV Show 2018. With new and used RVs, product demonstrations, seminars and activities for the family – you are sure to find something new and exciting for your next trip. 

Mark your calendars for Feb. 8-11, 2018 and buy your ticket today – we hope to see you at the Seattle RV Show!

 

kerstinWritten by Kerstin Stokes:
As a graduate from the College of Idaho with a B.A. in both History and Art, Kerstin has found her passion for writing and marketing, and has loved every minute of working for Torklift for over 2 years. She enjoys looking up tasty recipes for baking and daydreaming about future travels. 

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See Torklift International at the 2016 Seattle RV Show

 Seattle RV ShowIt’s that time of year again. As February draws closer, Torklift International is hard at work preparing for the much anticipated 2016 Seattle RV Show. Not only will Torklift be available to share towing and RVing tips, we’ll also feature the newest and most innovative RV accessories designed to improve the camping experience. From February 11-14, guests from all over the state and across the nation will have the opportunity to attend Seattle’s best RV show. With RV seminars, “Ask a Tech” informational exhibit and interactive activities for the kids, there’s something for everyone at the Seattle RV Show.

Centurylink FieldThe RV expo emulates all things RV. Located at Century Link Field Event Center, campers and outdoorsmen alike will enjoy four days of ultimate access to the industry’s top providers and manufacturers. We at Torklift International are thrilled to be among the show’s contributors. With a number of interactive displays and opportunity for hands-on experience, find our products featured at booth E1. We will bring the unique Torklift brand to this RV show near Seattle with products designed to make your outdoor adventures safe and convenient.

At the Seattle RV Show, explore many features and benefits we offer with the following products:

GlowStep Revolution RV Step System
HiddenPower under vehicle battery mount
StableLoad suspension stabilizer
SuperHitch Outlaw Series
Truck camper turnbuckles
TRUE Frame-Mounted Tie Downs

 

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GlowStep Revolution
This never-before-seen RV step system is revolutionizing and changing RV’s as we know it. Trying out the GlowStep Revolution should be first on your ‘must-do’ list when you attend the Seattle RV Show. We’ve seen countless RV’s and trailers with wonky steps that hover above the ground. Don’t believe us? Check out #RVStepFail to see for yourself. Often there aren’t enough steps to safely reach the ground and the lack of connection sends the RV into a diving board motion. How does the GlowStep Revolution solve your RV step woes?

Here’s how:

 • GlowStep Revolution is available in 2-6 steps and has 7 inches of vertical step elevation adjustment 
• Since the steps connect firmly to the ground estabilishing stability, there is no need for a clunky booster step 
• All Terrain Landing Gear uses adjustable feet to level on uneven terrain 
• Made from lightweight aircraft grade aluminum (rust free) 
• Glows in the dark for up to 10 hours with only five minutes of light exposure 
• Legendary Lifetime Warranty 
• Proudly Made in the USA

 When you come to the show, you have check these out! This is something folks in the RV industry are buzzing about. See the recent article in Trailer Life Magazine here.

Torklift’s HiddenPower
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In the world of the modern RV, energy efficient electrical systems are essential. There is nothing more frustrating than driving somewhere, only to suffer sudden and unpredictable battery failure. At the Seattle RV Show, learn about the HiddenPower under vehicle hidden battery mount, our universal battery tray for all types of Group 24, 27 and 31 twelve volt batteries (including lead acid, AGM, sealed and gel cell).

 

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At the booth, visually learn how to significantly extend the time you’re able to run your 12-volt systems by recharging through your existing solar panels, generators and converters. By adding the HiddenPower Wire Harness, directly wire your truck or RV into the extra battery. You’re able to avoid wasting fuel by powering accessories without turning your truck engine on.

When you see us at the show, don’t forget to ask us about installation. The HiddenPower is engineered to include no-drill installations with a quick disconnect feature so you can quickly detach the battery for service and maintenance. Attend the Seattle RV Show for more details on the HiddenPower battery storage tray.

Find a solution for your suspension with StableLoads

Do you often tow or haul heavy loads? If you’re visiting us at the Seattle RV show, you’re probably no rookie when it comes to pulling a load or two behind your truck. One thing’s for certain -- the feeling of your load controlling your truck and not you isn’t something anyone wants to experience. Some of the problems drivers often encounter when hauling or towing heavier loads include excessive side-to-side sway, porpoising and body roll. If you’re looking for a way to improve your vehicle’s suspension, look no further than the StableLoad suspension stablilizer. 


    Leaf Springs StableLoads

At the Seattle RV Show we’ll illustrate the science behind the StableLoad Suspension Stabilizer and how it’s able to dramatically improve vehicle handling characteristics by "pre-activating" the overload leaf springs. StableLoads tap into the primary function the vehicle manufacturers intended, maintaining four-point suspension. Click here to see how the StableLoad measures up to other aftermarket suspension products.

If you’re a veteran of towing and hauling, why else should you consider StableLoads?

• StableLoads are designed with a “quad contact” design that complements the manufacturer’s four-point suspension, as opposed to reducing it to two points of contact with all other rear suspension products 
• StableLoads have the ability to be turned on and off in seconds – engage the StableLoads when in tow/haul mode, disengage or turn them off when not towing or hauling so you can enjoy your smooth factory suspension 
• Quick, no-drill installation available

StableLoadStableLoads come in a set of four to outfit one vehicle

If you would like to know more, click here or attend the Seattle RV Show for more details.

SuperHitch your Ride
What are you towing? Whether it be a fancy boat, travel trailer, toy hauler or flatbed trailer, you’ll want to discover the SuperHitch Outlaw Series. At the Seattle RV Show, we’re excited to have the crowned jewel of the Outlaw series on display: the SuperHitch Magnum 30K. Also see how the SuperTruss Receiver Extension is the safest and strongest towing extension on the market.
TowingSuperHitch and SuperTruss allow you to tow and haul at the same time

The SuperHitch Series includes:

SuperHitch Magnum 30K -- 3,000 lbs tongue weight, 30,000 lbs pull*
SuperHitch Original 20K -- 2,000 lbs tongue weight, 20,000 pounds pull*
SuperHitch Hero 15K -- 1,500 lbs tongue weight, 15,000 pounds pull*
SuperTruss Receiver Extension -- Pick your extension size to find weight capacities
SuperHitch Everest WD System -- 3,000 lbs tongue weight, 30,000 lbs pull
SuperHitch Pintle & Ballmount accessories rated up to 30K

*When used with weight distribution. 

When at the Seattle RV Show, take a close look at the design features of the SuperHitch. Ask us how our design prevents “egging” (common elongation from rigors of heavy towing). We’ll be happy to share with you each and every benefit the SuperHitch Outlaw Series offers, providing you with the safest towing experience you can trust and depend on.

Turnbuckle Up
Not only do we have trailers and towing covered, Torklift International is also the number one source for truck camper equipment. Keeping your truck camper secured properly to your truck is crucial. The combination of truck camper tie downs and turnbuckles plays a huge part in how effectively you’re hauling your camper.

FastGunsBy far the most popular turnbuckle is the Torklift Original FastGun. With a quick-disconnect handle and spring tension indicator, this turnbuckle is hands down the easiest way to connect your truck to the camper tie downs. It takes as little as four minutes to install the FastGuns as opposed to upwards of 30 minutes using traditional chain configuration. At Seattle’s RV Show, ask us why having spring-loaded turnbuckles are an important factor.

 

We have a variety of turnbuckles for both bed-mounted and frame-mounted tie down configurations. Explore our turnbuckle line or find the one that best suits you by trying each design at the Seattle RV show.

FastGuns in UseTruck Camper Tie Downs
Truck campers are a quintessential staple of any RV trade show. While visiting the RV show in Seattle, check out Torklift’s frame-mounted truck camper tie downs in both steel and aluminum versions. You’ll be able to compare the differences between the Talon aluminum tie downs versus traditional steel, and how lightweight the high performance Talons compare.

Torklift will be happy to share with you why choosing a frame-mounted tie down application is the safest and most secure way to haul a truck camper.

Torklift Seminars
Seattle RV Show SeminarAttend a seminar at Seattle RV ShowFinally, guests at Seattle’s RV exhibition will have the opportunity to attend Torklift Central’s RVing seminars. We’ll cover everything from towing to hauling so you leave armed and prepared with knowledge on how to hit the road with safety top of mind. Attend one or attend all -- Our seminars will cover the following topics:

• Proper Dinghy Towing (Thursday at 12pm, Saturday at 12pm)
• Proper Travel Trailer Towing (Thursday at 2pm, Sunday at 11am)
• Proper Fifth Wheel Towing (Friday at 2pm, Sunday at Noon)
• Equipping your truck to carry a truck camper (Friday at Noon, Saturday at 11am)
• Towing Capacity – Truck and Trailer (Thurs-Sun at 1pm)

Have a particular question? Torklift will also be available to talk all things towing and RV in the “Ask a Tech” exhibit. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for February 11-14, 2016 and visit Torklift at booth E1 at the Seattle RV trade Show. See you there!

 

andrew-headshotWritten by Andrew Wales:
Andrew is a recent graduate from the University of Washington, where he earned his B.A. in Arts, Media and Culture. In his free time, he channels his passion for writing into numerous projects, including the development of a series of full-length science fiction thriller novels. He seeks to put his devotion to writing to good use in the professional field as a technical writer.

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