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So far AMCTG has created 21 blog entries.

Chinese Campers THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY

By |2020-06-04T15:46:09+10:00January 9th, 2017|News|

Roam Magazine - Issue 24 2016 | 2017 Read the Full Article Here > "In 2007 the online forum for camper trailer enthusiasts, CamperTrailers.org, suddenly found a third of its one million hits per month were coming from China. Who goes camping in China? It seemed an inexplicable piece of data.Then came [...]

Australian Canvas is the best in the world

By |2020-06-04T15:46:09+10:00November 14th, 2016|News|

Australian Canvas is the best in the world – and yes, Canvas is still made in Australia. Wax Converters Textiles is the leading canvas manufacturer and is based in the Hunter Valley of NSW. They produce their canvas using the DYNAPROOFED process. Made for Australia Conditions The Dynaproofed range of canvas fabrics [...]

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AFL Legend Kevin Sheedy Backs AMCTG

By |2020-06-04T15:46:09+10:00November 10th, 2016|News, slider-news|

AFL Legend Kevin Sheedy has become the Official Ambassador for the Australian Manufactured Camper Trailer Guild (AMCTG). Sheedy, who won four premierships with the Bombers in a memorable 27-year tenure as coach, is incredibly passionate about Australian manufacturing and keeping jobs in Australia. “I am honoured to become the Ambassador for the [...]

Warning on Trailer Ball Weight

By |2020-06-04T15:46:09+10:00November 2nd, 2016|News|

There is ample evidence that the ball weight on imported forward fold campers often far exceeds the maximum allowed of the towing vehicle and therefore is illegal to tow and voids insurance in the event of an accident. Specifications on these campers neglect to state the ball weight and sales people often [...]

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“Ripstop” Chinese camper trailer
fabric fails Australian Standard

By |2020-11-12T10:41:19+10:00August 27th, 2015|News|

The Australian Standard for canvas is being failed by imported "ripstop" fabric. The 14 ounce "ripstop" Chinese made fabric sample tested by the CSIRO is actually 11.18 ounce and dismally fails the Australian Standard AS3567-98. The water penetration analysis is equally damning - finding the Chinese made canvas leaked water. Links to [...]

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