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National RV Holdings Inc. reported a marginal profit on a 4% increase in sales during the second quarter.

The company earned $126,000 during the three months ended June 30, compared with a profit of $1.7 million earned a year earlier.

National RV’s sales climbed to $81 million during the April-through-June period because an FMCA show occurred in early April, improved service revenue along with improved sales of towables and diesel pushers, said Gary Siegler, chairman and CEO.

However, wholesale price discounting “adversely affected margins,” Siegler added.

After the first half of this year, National RV is still $1.8 million in the red, compared with a $7.1 million profit earned during the first half of 2000.

National RV’s sales declined 22% during the first half of this year to $143.4 million.

The company shipped 277 diesel pusher Class A motorhomes to its dealers during the second quarter and it delivered 275 gas engine units to dealers during that period. It also shipped 356 towable RV units to its dealers during the second quarter, compared with only 87 towables shipped a year earlier.

The nation’s largest RV dealership, Lazydays RV SuperCenter, located near Tampa, Fla., has agreed to inventory all motorhomes built by the National RV subsidiary of National RV Holdings, the company reported.

The other subsidiary of National RV Holdings is Country Coach.