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Old 03-28-2012, 09:54 AM   #1
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Hi All, Looking forward to learning lots and meeting new people on the forum. Been camping in popups and travel trailers for the last 14 yrs. Just purchased our first MH...2006 Monaco Diplomat 40 PDQ. Any insights/advice on motorhoming and info on Monaco products is welcomed and appreciated!

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Old 03-28-2012, 10:16 AM   #2
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Hi Jim and welcome.
You are gunna love your coach.
Best insight into motorhoming is just do it. Get out there and enjoy.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:46 AM   #3
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Howdy and welcome to the forum! Congrats on the Monaco, and be sure to check out the Monaco Owner's section.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:56 AM   #4
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Yup just get out there and use it and when you have a question just come right back here and ask away. There are more answers than there is questions. I'm pretty sure that is a good thing.

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Old 03-28-2012, 12:18 PM   #5
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Welcome and congratulations on your new MH!
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:09 PM   #6
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Hi Jim, welcome to IRV2. Congrats on the new MH. You have come to the right place. The folks on this site are very knowledgeable and always willing to help out. Hope you enjoy you Monoco and safe travels.
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:55 PM   #7
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Hi Jim, welcome to the forum and congratulations on your Diplomat. May your Gators have a miserable day November 24th in Tallahassee.
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Old 03-29-2012, 08:47 AM   #8
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Hi Jim! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad to have you guys join the party here! Congrats on the new MH! We too are new 1st time MH owners and still trying to get used to the beast! Have fun & God bless!
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Old 04-01-2012, 07:31 PM   #11
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Maiden voyage "issue"...

Thanks for the welcome! We had a great time on our first MH adventure. Only issue was I can't get the roof AC to run when the generator is on. We drove home with the dash AC on which was fine for me and Nancy, but the boys and dogs in the back were a little warm. The generator starts, but the AMP monitor does not say "gen set" unless we are plugged into shore power. When we test drove it, the roof AC was working fine on generator power. I checked the inside breakers and generator breaker...all were fine. My owner's manual has nothing about running the AC on the generator and how to troubleshoot if any problems. Any thoughts?

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