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Oliver Newsletter December 2018

Issue 12 Volume 3 December 2018
2019 Earliest Delivery
Date Available
Next Available Delivery Date to Pickup Your Personalized Ollie Camping Trailer is June 15th, 2019.

If you are interested in purchasing an Oliver Travel Trailer, our production calendar is quickly getting full for 2019. Right now, the first available production completion date is the first of June. If you want to order an Oliver and have it by spring, now is the time to put your 
order in as production dates are filling fast. We also have special pricing on 2019 models running through the end of the year. If you need more information about the buying process or what special pricing is available, please give us a call at 1-888-526-3978.
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Customer Service Lounge
As we continue to grow, Oliver is dedicated to provide the best sales and service experience to all of our customers.

Our sales office has converted the front office/lounge into a display center to provide our customers a better experience when selecting options for their new Oliver. We have also created a customer service lounge, here at the factory,
for your convenience while you wait. It has been stocked with a refrigerator, microwave, comfy seating and a TV for your viewing pleasure. We hope to make you as comfortable as possible while we service your Oliver Travel Trailer.

When arriving for service in Hohenwald, please check-in at the front office of the factory at 609 Swan Ave. and not at the sales office. We have some protocols that have been put in place at the factory to ensure everyone’s safety.

If you have any questions, please give us a call at 866-205-2621 and our service department will assist you.
2019 Oliver Owner's Rally
We are happy to announce that the 2019 Oliver Owners Rally will be hosted at Lake Guntersville State Park in Lake Guntersville, Alabama on May 16th-19th, 2019.

Registration is now open to owners and to the public.

Our Owners' Rally is off to a great start with 60+ Ollie Travel Trailers and 100+ owners and spouses registered to attend the 2019 Rally.
Lake Guntersville State Park has 300+ campsites with hookups and a primitive camping area so there are plenty of campsites for the Rally. However, the best campsites are being reserved so make your reservations soon.

The 4-day rally will be packed with plenty of activities, programs, food and most of all fun with all of our Oliver friends, both long term and new. We have several programs and activities beginning Thursday morning to teach owners about your trailer, accessories, maintenance and special camping information.  
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Oliver Owner  Anniversaries
Kyle E.
David E.
Paula D.
Michael S.
Steve Creed

Dave & Linda S.
Mike & Nancy M.
Grayson & Ann C.

Sam G.
Randall C.
Stephen & Donna R.
Vidal & Ida M.
Robert W.
Don & Yvette H.
Timothy & Melissa L-A.
James S.
Richard C.
Jack & Trish S.



Top 10 Places To Camp 
Florida might not be known for its high altitudes

but when it comes to camping near and at the beaches, there are very few places in the world that can beat it. While the big cities in the state are known for an amazing nightlife, the travelers and campers are often looking for quiet and tranquil places to visit.
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Exterior Travel Trailer
By: Jason Essary, Service Manager
Exterior Camper Maintenance
Every recreational vehicle requires maintenance just like your automobile and your residential house. Your RV could even be considered a combination of both your residence and your auto as it is designed for traveling down the road and providing a living space. To keep your RV in the best condition possible it will require weekly, monthly and yearly maintenance of several different components on your camper. Some of these scheduled maintenance items may depend on your style of camping, how often you use the camper, what environment the camper is typically in or the amount of miles put on the camper.

Different environments impact your RV in different ways. For instance extremely dusty conditions will require more frequent cleaning of you’re A/C filter and screen on your main cabin fan and bath fan. If you park under tree coverage, you may find that it is necessary to clean the roof of your camper, awnings, and window tracks more often as debris will build up and clog or damage some of the systems. Coastal areas will require more cleaning of the exterior as the salt in the air will start to damage your stainless steel, chrome, steel, and aluminum metals. Areas where road salts are used will require more frequent cleaning of the frame as the salt will cause galvanic reaction between the steel sub assembly and aluminum frame. The zinc anodes are in place to take the brunt of this reaction and thus may require replacement sooner when in these conditions.

Like that of its counterpart the camper along with your tow vehicle will require more maintenance with increased mileage. Road mileage can play a big impact on the overall wear and tear on the camper. Your camper’s exterior shell is sealed with an excellent silicone however over time it will start to break down and separate. We recommend re-sealing the exterior shell at least once per year but excessive mileage over 12,000 miles per year may require that you reseal more often as the road vibration will start to separate the silicone. Your wheel bearings and EZ Flex Suspension components will also need to be maintenance more often with increased mileage. Wheel bearing repack is recommended every 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. The EZ Flex system should be maintenance every 3 months or 3,000 miles whichever comes first.

Some systems will require maintenance based on usage amounts regardless of mileage on the camper itself. For instance the standard water heater will need the anode replaced quicker with more use just as the on-demand water heater will need to be run through a cleaning cycle sooner. Your jacks will also need to be maintenance more often with higher use but the recommended maintenance interval is set for once per year. You may also find that the water pump filter will need to be cleaned out more often with higher use as well as the blade valves lubricated more often. These are just a few examples of systems aboard your camper that need to be inspected or maintained regularly.

Proper Maintenance
When properly maintained your camper’s exterior fiberglass shell and aluminum frame will stand up against the elements and last a lifetime continuing to provide you the best camping experience.
Holiday Lights
One Million Holiday Lights!

The spirit of the holiday season is felt from the moment you walk into Holiday Lights.

This year, we’re illuminating our gardens with one million holiday lights throughout the mile-long walking path.

Real Reindeer will be visiting every night of Holiday Lights and during our daytime hours. And More.
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An Oliver Travel Trailers' Journey
The Channeled Scablands - Part 1
By: Frank McMichael, Hull #101
For reasons not completely understood, the Earth has cycled in and out of ice ages for millions of years. The cycle includes approximately 100,000 years of polar ice caps moving toward the equator interspersed with interglacials of approximately 12,000 to 15,000 years whereby the ice caps would significantly melt and retreat because warming occurred. The Arctic and Antarctic ice caps of today are remnants...

This is my journey...
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Trip Planning:
Dry Tortuga Florida
Explore a 19th Century Fort.

Almost 70 miles (113 km) west of Key West lies the remote Dry Tortugas National Park. This 100-square mile park is mostly open water with seven small islands. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, the park is known the world over as the home of magnificent Fort Jefferson, picturesque blue waters, superlative coral reefs and marine life, and the vast assortment of bird life that frequents the area.
Plan Visit
Amazingly Good
It's taken me several years to perfect this recipe.

Now everyone asks, 'When are you making the eggnog?!' This uses cooked eggs for safety, and you can use more or less rum to taste. It's a bit of work to make, but well worth it. You'll never buy store-bought eggnog again! Enjoy!"

Total: 6 Hours 30 Minutes

Prep:  20 Minutes

Cook: 8 min

Level: Easy'ish
Get Recipe Here
Monthly Trivia
Last Month's Trivia :
How many days did the very first Thanksgiving last?

The Pilgrims celebrated at Plymouth for three days after their first harvest in 1621.

This Month's Trivia
In what year did John Horsley send the first Christmas card?

     a. 1787
     b. 1843
     c. 2018
     d. 1492
In Closing
On behalf of Oliver Team and Family we'd like to thank you for your interest in Oliver Travel Trailers.

We look forward to helping you learn more about the Oliver difference.

Feel free ask us any questions you may have at this time or if you would like more information please give us a call at
1-888-526-3978 .

Until next month,
Jason K. Walmsley, Newsletter Editor

We encourage you to research further and I can promise you, you will like what you see in an Oliver Travel Trailer. Visit our website at olivertraveltrailers.com to see more and schedule a plant tour or field visit. Happy Trails from Hohenwald, TN, USA!
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