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Byline: John Nolan
Sep. 14--Despite high gasoline prices, the recreational vehicle industry is anticipating one of its best sales years since 1978.
The key for the industry, RV sales and industry spokesmen say, is that interest rates are still relatively low. A 20-year loan for $75,000 can be obtained at a rate between 6.75 to 6.99 percent, according to Denny McGee, sales manager at Tom Raper RV's in Fairfield.
"That's always been more important than gas prices," said Gregg Lewis, vice president of Lewis Auto & RV Sales, a Dayton dealership.
Gasoline prices at or near $3 per gallon appear to have had little or no effect on RV sales so far, …