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May '17

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44 • RV PRO • May 2017 rv-pro.com A F T E R M A R K E T A well-equipped service shop is prepared to take on nearly any project, creating a solid profit center for a dealership's fixed operations. And as fast as things change in the industry, it pays to stay current with the latest tools of the trade. With that in mind, RV PRO presents mini profiles on suppliers that make equipment designed to make the service shop more profitable, more efficient and effective, and safer. For more information on any of the products in this article, type the website address that appears below a respective product listing into your website browser. Viewers of the digital edition of the magazine can simply click their mouse on any listing to be taken directly to the respective company's website. One-Person Slide-Out Remover Slide-outs have become ubiquitous on today's motorhomes, trailers and truck campers. In fact, many newer models feature three slide-outs. All of those slide-outs pose issues for dealerships and service shops that need to work on them – especially if a business doesn't have a forklift to remove and reinstall them. The alternative usually involves having five or six techs attempt to muscle the slide-out around to work on a coach, which is less than ideal. That was exactly the situation the owners of RVinciDENTS, a small but versatile service shop located in Nixa, Mo., found themselves in six years ago. After unsuccessfully searching the market for a fix, they decided they would need to invent their own. Tools of the Trade Suppliers offer a number of products designed to make life easier – and more profitable – for the service shop. By Bradley Worrell, David MacNeal and Travis O. Pryor PHOTOS COURTESY OF BITIMEC, EASY ACCESS INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS, SEALTECH MANUFACTURING USA AND SLIDEOUTLIFT

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