Final day at the Tampa RV Supershow


The rescue squad was on site for the entire show with this rapid response ambulance/golf cart

We spent an hour or so looking at the many park models at the show.

This one was like a small mountain chalet.

Some day, this might be the type of home we live in.

Here comes the Tram!!

There goes the tram!!

This guy was everywhere and he was quite good.

There’s my beautiful reporter waiting for me!!

Everywhere  you turned, there were more performers. We really enjoyed these guys.

This place was packed even on the last day.

I’m not sure what this gal was supposed to represent, but look at the sold signs on the rig behind her. Almost all sealers reported good sales volume.

Even Charlie Chaplin was here!

There was lots of stuff for the kids to do on Saturday and Sunday.
 

These guys have been here for the last 13 or 14 years and they are excellent.
 
 

One last street performer.
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Tampa RV Supershow Saturday


This vendor can deliver a custom floor mat in a day or so.

I want this chair!!

There’s my honey waiting for listeners at the floating restaurant.

I was there too. It was a little chilly Saturday.

This Laurel and Hardy act was one of many street performance acts at the show.

This is the front living room in a Montanna Big Sky 5th wheel. If I was looking at a 5er, this would be appealing.

It’s only money!?!

A lot of great Dixieland music came out of this package.

Kathy talking to one of our listeners by the floating reataurant.

Two more street performers

This was the view from the tram looking up the midway.

This was one of several vintage rigs presented by the Tin Can Travellers.

This had to be the oldest rig at the show.

A lot of elbow grease caused that great shine. Nice vintage truck!

Here we are in Marguerittaville!!
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Tampa RV Supershow, Day 2


Day 2 found us doing motor homes and we started with Born Free. These are top-of-the-line C Class rigs on Ford and Mercedes Chassis’. Born Free has been a factory only sales operation until this year when both Lazy Days stores will carry the Born Free line. When we downsize our rig, this is probably what we will look into.

Beautiful fiberglass work around the cab is guaranteed to be leak free. 

How about this hickory woodwork? The drawers are constructed with dovetail joinery. Very solid and it will wear well.

The bedroom features a full Queen bed.

It has a pretty sizable TV above the cab.
 

We walked down the midway and found the Nexus company’s display. Nexus is a start-up company in its 3rd year. The rigs they make are all top quality, yet well priced. They only sell factory direct from their Elkhart, IN factory. We will visit there next time we are up that way.

Their rigs are mostly on Ford “E” chassis.
 

I couldn’t resist taking a picture of this sign in the Airstream display area.

No Supershow would be complete without a bunch of Prevost conversions. This one is the “Elegant Lady” model. It sure has a lot of LED lights all over it.

This is one of the service bays on the above Prevost.

We had lunch with our friends Angel and Teressa Rodriguez in the floating restaurant.

Don’t they look like happy campers?
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Tampa RV Supershow, Day 1


Here are some of the quirky street entertainers here at the Supershow.  We actually arrived on Tuesday the 15th which was Industry Day. That is when all the salesmen and vendors run around and look at all the other peoples storefronts.

We bought our sign from these folks at the 2009 show.

Here’s our son Steve getting ready to get into some “Fair Food”. Steve was with us all afternoon looking at Class C motor homes that might be affordable.

This shot is looking into the Camping World store in one of the vendor buildings. They had almost everything that a regular store has.

We saw at least 4 vendors selling these pricy vibrating exercise machines. The gold colored one on the left is the portable folding model for $995. The young lady sure looks fit.

Here is a view of one of the two vendor buildings.

As you can see, we really, really liked these stress-less chairs from Scandinavia.
 

Steve and his mom. Aren’t they pretty?
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