To hype readers up for the summer of 1972, we published an extensive feature on campers suitable for small family cars. Motor homes and van campers might have possessed that "all-in-one" convenience, but nothing was as nostalgic as a good old travel trailer. Our visit to the RVI show in Louisville, KY, hinted at a bright future for pickups furnished with fifth-wheel hitches. The trailers were also about three feet shorter than their predecessors, as owners increasingly preferred hauling them short distances rather than across the country. We were especially excited for the Amerigo F-16, pictured on the left, which was made of lightweight fiberglass and could accommodate four adults. It came with storage bins, a stove, a sink, and a refrigerator. If needed, you could install a portable toilet, a heater, or a 12v current converter.
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