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SPRING 2020

Storage • How’s the Welfare of Your Caravan • Is Your Van Leaking? • Extreme Weather • Suspension Talk • Brake Controllers • Cruisemaster’s NEW D035 • FAQ – What The Heck’s An Anode • What’s In A Service

WINTER 2019

Caravanning Turns 100 • Caravan Storage at Kilsyth & now at Hastings! • Chirnside Park & Storm Damage • Did You Know About: An AMPFIBIAN MAX • A Snapshot of Key Weight Definitions • Buying a New Van or Tow Vehicle • Independent Suspension Conversions • Hot and / or Grabby Brakes • Some Caravanning Tips • Destinations – South-West WA

SPRING 2017

Fit For Holiday • Tyres • Caravan Service • Quick Checks • New Storage Site • Handy Hints

AUTUMN 2017

Bike Racks • Resealing• Tyres • Awnings • Hail Damage • Handy Hints

SPRING 2014

Family Genes Run Deep! • How Long Should It Last? (Maintenance Guidelines) • Tandem Suspension Conversions • Brake Controllers-Solid State!! • Storing the Caravan • Insurance Repairs • Sliding Ballweights • Jayco Camper Tips • Sway Controls • Hardings Open Day – 10th November 2012 • Odd Spot! • Remember We Moved in 2010 • Staff Profile

SPRING 2011

Name Change on the Horizon • Tour the New Pad • Grabby Brakes • Hail Damage Repairs Ongoing • Q & A • Renovate an Oldie • Caravan and Car Combination • Tandems Becoming the Norm • Caravan Heaters • Book in Times • Odd Spot • Staff Profile

WINTER 2010

Farewell The Nook • Melbourne Hail Storm • Change Those Old Tyres • Caravan Handbrakes are Hard to Trust • Battery Maintenance • Registering European Caravans • Our Caravan Storage • Powered by 12V • Understanding Solar • Staff Profile • Bearings and Suspension Maintenance • Check Out These Campers • Servicing Tandems – A Must • A Reversing Course Finally

WINTER 2009

Suspensions (in-depth article) • Caravan Weights • The Don • Staff Profile • The Tekonsha Range • Take charge of yourself • Booking Times • Recent Jobs that might interest you • Storage

AUGUST 2008

Power to the People • Harding’s move to handle more complex cars • Hotwiring your ignition • Anderson Plug Circuits becoming popular • How do I know whether my van’s leaking • Resealing Foam Tape • Spare Wheel Covers • Water Tank Gauges • Our new Kubota Tractor • Staff Profile • Introducing Australia’s First Upper Body Service • Caravan Servicing Options • Cracked brake linings • Is the Breakaway Battery flat? • Sway Control • Low Couplings • Insurance Repairs • Fuel Prices in Perspective • Our new Low-wear Bushes• Toms Harding’s 2008 Oodnadatta Track Caravan Tag Along Tour Adventure • Perhaps our little caravan isn’t even vintage! • Did we meet your expectations? • What is Greg up to?

DECEMBER 2007

The Oldest Caravan in Australia? • Televisions in Caravans • Rock on with a Better Tandem • Trends for the Future • Insurance Claims • Raising the Bar • Tom is on the Road Again • Smoother Braking • Hardings new Scheduling System • Our Popular Bike Racks • Staff Profile – Ian and Brian • Steps to Consider when Upgrading your Caravan or Car • New Retail Shop Hours • Some Travelling Notes from a Good Customer • On the Road

AUTUMN 2007

The Baton Passes • Caulfield Caravan Show • Diary Dates • Dust • Mirrors – Hardings’ Recommendations • Test Drives are Free! • Only One Brake Working? • Emails on Holidays • Truck Tyres • Holidays Close to Melbourne • Power Wheel Brackets • Friction Sway Controls • The Body Workshop? • Customer Feedback • Sullage & Mains Hoses • Staff Profile • ‘Get to Know Your Caravan’ Seminars • ‘We Love This Country’ Membership • Service Discount

SUMMER 2006 – 2007

Happy Birthday Hardings • Diary Dates • Why Caravan? • Workshop Extras • Bearings Stubs & Wheels • Wheels • Jack Stands • Prodigy Brake Controllers and The Fridge Switch • Van Tips • Off Season Techniques • Caravan Weights • TV Systems • Tom’s Trip • Dear Doctor Caravan • User Tips for the Weight Distribution Hitch • Staff Profile • Air Conditioner Special

SUMMER 2005 – 2006

Editorial • Diary Dates • Christmas Trading • Get To Know Your Caravan Seminars • Save $ on your Undercarriage Service • Raise your Caravan • Under Body Spray • Corner Steadies & Jacking Systems • Fridge Switch • Raised Jockey Wheel Clamp • Newsletters by Email • Why Choose Hardings • Reminders • Tom’s Travelling Notes • Air Conditioning • Show Room Goodies • Undercarriage Service: What We Do

AUTUMN – WINTER 2005

Editorial • Did You Know • Website Update • User Tips for The Weight Distribution • Hitch & Sway Control • New Products • FAQ’s • Caravanning with Kids • Tom’s Trip Review • Fact or Fiction • Diary Dates • Routine Jobs for Hardings

WINTER – SPRING 2004

Hail Storm Fury • Workshop news & Information • Matching your car and caravan • Sway controls • Under Body Spray • Shop Talk • Resealing to Protect your Caravan Investment • Odd Spot • Important accessories for your caravan: Important accessories for your caravan: Check the list.

SPRING – SUMMER 2003

Doreen Harding 28/3/35 – 30/9/03 • Workshop news & Information • Definitions • Why Hardings? • Eddy’s Show Room Review • Destinations: A newcomers guide to Gellibrand • How to escape • Batteries in caravans becoming essential • Caravan Undercarriage Service

SPRING – SUMMER 2002

Preparation is the Key • Diary Dates • Leisurefest • Bendigo Show • Workshop News & Information • In Brief • Brake Linings • Bikes: How to get them there and back • Grumbling about the costs of caravan park sites • Go South to Tassie • Tom & Doreens Information • Important Accessories for your Caravan

AUTUMN – WINTER 2002

Editorial • Diary Dates • 2002 Caravan & Camping Show • Sway Patrols • The Nullarbor Plain • Update on Towing Regulations • Caravanners Irritations • Product Review: Towing Mirrors • tom’s caravan spares kit • Book Review: Camping Guide to Vic & NSW • Rear Window Protection • Resealing

SPRING 2001

Diary Dates • Industry News • Leisurefest Sandown Show • Weight Distributing Hitches • Towing Regulations • Electric Brake Controllers • Get To Know Your Caravan Seminars • Trailer Calamity • Tom & Doreen’s Trip Notes • Top Accessories

SPRING 2000

Editorial • Dealing with Hardings • Harding’s Seminars & Training Program Dates • Tom & Doreen’s Notes • Workshop News & Information • Destination Anywhere on an Unpowered Site

WINTER 2000

Important Information • Key Dates for your Diary • Tom & Doreen’s Notes • Harding’s Top 10 Accessories • Workshop News & Information • Caravan Jack Assembly • Destination Anywhere on an Unpowered Site