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rv-pro.com July 2019 • RV PRO • 101 He arranged a deal with the dealership: He would serve as a night watchman in return for being allowed to live for free in the trailer on the lot and walk to school from there. "I actually started buying and selling RVs after hours," he says, explaining that the company was unloading used campers it didn't want to a wholesaler. He got per- mission to buy some from the dealership, fix them up himself, and sell them. "I finished high school thinking I was going to go to college for electronics or computers," he says. "But I was doing so well and making so much money, I thought I would stick with that." Foulds and Vrzich built the company to 14 or 15 employees at one point, Vrzich says, and it now has 11, counting the owners. Seven of those workers are service technicians, according to General Manager Ed Winfield. The County RV building, roughly 7,000 square feet on a 1-acre lot, has four service bays inside, three lifts, three open-air bays under roofs, and "a pad where the mechanical guy works," Winfield says. They Can Fix It The parts department carries items that not every dealership or repair shop stocks, according to Winfield. So, although the store has basics such as hoses and chemi- cals, it doesn't carry things that Winfield calls "knickknacks" that can be found at discount stores. Technician Jim Wall sets up for a regulator pressure test on a motor home in for service. Proudly Made In The USA! TRAILER WHEELS For more information, visit Dexstarwheel.com or contact us at sales@dexstarwheel.com or call 574-293-3535. Dexstar Wheel would like to thank our loyal customers for their continued support of our quality wheels which are proudly made in the U.S.A. Our commitment to high quality standards and specifications in manufacturing keeps us both rolling with high confidence.

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