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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By JMH
To Nealís original post (boy us Newmar owners...

To Nealís original post (boy us Newmar owners sure chase topics like a squirrel [emoji883] after shiny). Yes I like paying 43í prices for a 45í motor home. Research trumps market hype every time.
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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By JMH
Ok, just to test this. The next time you drive...

Ok, just to test this. The next time you drive your rig. Go into the bathroom, after you are parked safely, and place your hand over the oasis register. You should feel some heat coming out. Asked...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By JMH
On the driving part. Turn your thermostat to...

On the driving part. Turn your thermostat to furnace on all zones. Set the temp. You may not generate enough heat to keep the temp up without the burner on, but you should get some heat out of the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By JMH
Oh, and moisture control in the coach is...

Oh, and moisture control in the coach is important. Invest in a small dehumidifier. You would be surprised how much damage excess moisture and ice accumulation inside a coach can do. Moisture? Yep...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By JMH
Yep, with prep. Stayed a week in Loveland with...

Yep, with prep. Stayed a week in Loveland with temps down to -7. Never above 20. Not an extended stay but we did ok. Make sure you fill fresh water tank every day and use your on board pump. I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
Newbee2 pulled into the old CN at about 1800...

Newbee2 pulled into the old CN at about 1800 (6pm). About 5 slots open.

We are here for some unscheduled warranty work. Was here 3 weeks ago for scheduled work. We are headed to east coast so...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,075
Posted By JMH
Have a watts. Good unit and would buy again.

Have a watts. Good unit and would buy again.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,653
Posted By JMH
Ok, some old guy wisdom, or senility if you wish....

Ok, some old guy wisdom, or senility if you wish. I have a short stature DW who used to set ultimatums. Every time she set a this is the only thing I will accept, things never turned out.

If you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
If you check with Susan at the front desk she can...

If you check with Susan at the front desk she can get someone to come out and guide you to the trailer lot. At least she did for a gentleman when I was there last week.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
Just left Friday morning. Canít believe how good...

Just left Friday morning. Canít believe how good the warranty service was.

On the question of restaurants, the Dutch Kitchen has a great breakfast at a good price. For pub types, the Goshen...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,743
Posted By JMH
Sorry about your new aire. Looks like you got the...

Sorry about your new aire. Looks like you got the ďFridayĒ build [emoji6]. As you know building components where you have 100% control of the build and integrating components where you donít have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,743
Posted By JMH
Used the be part of a team that verified (QAíed)...

Used the be part of a team that verified (QAíed) US space launches. Rockets costing up to 2B still blew up some times.

Sorry but 100s of thousands wonít even come close to buying perfect. We can...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
Day 2 of warranty work. Once again Newmar...

Day 2 of warranty work. Once again Newmar impresses upon me why itís worth the drive to bring my coach to them. CN is keeping pretty full. All service bays are in use and some folks are waiting...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,237
Posted By JMH
Used to carry two Segways on our class C. Used...

Used to carry two Segways on our class C. Used instead of towed. Worked get for several years. Great for short 18 mile or less trips. Looking to figure out a way to take them along with towed on our...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-02-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,199
Posted By JMH
Depends on what you want, Texas is a very diverse...

Depends on what you want, Texas is a very diverse state.

We like Galveston and Fredericksburg. In fact will be the Nov-Dec.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,743
Posted By JMH
Anything made will have QC issues. ...

Anything made will have QC issues.

Automobiles have recalls numbering in the tens of thousands of units. They have very complex tracking systems to track back to where and who cause the quality...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
Ok Newbee 2 is at CN. Showed up about 1700. Camp...

Ok Newbee 2 is at CN. Showed up about 1700. Camp is mostly full, just half a dozen or so sites open. Sure are a lot of warranty/FPUs happening tomorrow [emoji57].
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By JMH
Have been using mine in 2019 VTDP for about a...

Have been using mine in 2019 VTDP for about a year. Real simple system. Love it over the old manual locks.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
Newbee 2 will be there for warranty work...

Newbee 2 will be there for warranty work tomorrow, 2 Sept. see yaíll then.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-30-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By JMH
Oh, you didnít vote so itís not your fault. News:...

Oh, you didnít vote so itís not your fault. News: yes it is. Ok read fast the forum mods are hitting delete as you read th...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-30-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By JMH
Yep just paid hotel room tax in Nebraska. If you...

Yep just paid hotel room tax in Nebraska. If you donít think itís all about the money, we canít fix that pardner.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-28-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,927
Posted By JMH
Our process is I have the DW follow behind and...

Our process is I have the DW follow behind and verify I didnít miss anything. So, if anything goes wrong itís ďherĒ fault [emoji3]. Thatís when she tells me my process is stupid, then itís now my...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-28-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By JMH
Welcome to the forum. My recommendation is to...

Welcome to the forum. My recommendation is to assess what you need to live comfortably on the road. In your 60ís, we are too. Maybe two bathrooms are important. Little on the heavy side? Maybe a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-26-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
Newbee2 will be in for warranty work on the 3rd....

Newbee2 will be in for warranty work on the 3rd. See ya all then.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-25-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
On things to do; the DW might like seeing the...

On things to do; the DW might like seeing the quilt gardens around the area. The first is over by rocket ice cream and there are pamphlets there on were to find the others. There is the RV museum, up...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-17-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By JMH
Boyd lake state park in Loveland is reasonable...

Boyd lake state park in Loveland is reasonable and is close to most stuff. Ft Collins is a college town so has some good eateries and brew pubs.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-17-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By JMH
I bought an external filter hosing so I could run...

I bought an external filter hosing so I could run the bleach through the fresh water hose also. Make sure you take the filter out of the whole house filter housing before you do this. Only need to do...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-09-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By JMH
JMcJ, Newbeeís Oasis was serviced by the...

JMcJ,

Newbeeís Oasis was serviced by the factory (folks that build the unit ITR) at the Gillette rally. Should be good for @ 3 years with your usage. My recommendation is to attend a rally where...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-01-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,990
Posted By JMH
Ok, so problem solved. Take your coach to only...

Ok, so problem solved. Take your coach to only good freightliner/spartan shops. I think thatís the common advice by the sages here.

If you are in South Dakota, Edieís Freightliner (Oasis) is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-01-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,459
Posted By JMH
We are hoping to make it this year. Will know...

We are hoping to make it this year. Will know better later on. Still working through going to the international rally. We want to do the east coast this winter then meander to the west coast by the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-01-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,891
Posted By JMH
We use the carry bag and it seems to keep the...

We use the carry bag and it seems to keep the area cleaner for those ďrareĒ occasions we put our Davy away dirty.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-01-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By JMH
Nice to have had you in the community. Best of...

Nice to have had you in the community. Best of luck
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-20-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By JMH
For the first annual Gaffney IMHO is the way to...

For the first annual Gaffney IMHO is the way to go. As others have noted, there are few freightliner shops, even oasis certified, that do good work on rvís. That said, you find good ones in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-07-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By JMH
We spend Christmas some years with the kids in...

We spend Christmas some years with the kids in Loveland. Worst year was -7 degrees with 4 inches of snow. All went fine in our Ventana. Just wait for snow to melt before driving. Also, while it is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By JMH
Yep, they are slide locks. I have them on my 2019...

Yep, they are slide locks. I have them on my 2019 Ventana (first year they installed them) and they work fine. Much better than the old manual locks. You do need to make sure they a properly adjusted...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-03-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
Ice3, there is not that large an area to search...

Ice3, there is not that large an area to search for you. If you have a service paper just put it the window. The techs have been doing this for a long time and are very good at finding you.

As...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-02-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By JMH
-A- [emoji3]

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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-28-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 949,280
Posted By JMH
Ice3 I second Steeleís comments. I think the...

Ice3 I second Steeleís comments. I think the number of bad apples in the general population are proportional to those who own Newmarís.

There are more parking spots at Newmar than there are are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By JMH
We donít travel with pets and thatís ok with our...

We donít travel with pets and thatís ok with our life style.

I have met two types of pet owners in our travels. Those who are good responsible people who have loving and behaved pets: and those...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-17-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,891
Posted By JMH
2X for the Davy Crockett. Have it on my slideout...

2X for the Davy Crockett. Have it on my slideout tray to make it easier to get in and out of coach.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-10-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,146
Posted By JMH
mbrein, there are many commercial parks in the...

mbrein, there are many commercial parks in the area that will support your rig. Many on highway 16. I suggest you take a look at allstays. They are on line and there is an app also.

I donít know...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-10-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,187
Posted By JMH
Neal, if you are concerned, take a 45-70 lever...

Neal, if you are concerned, take a 45-70 lever action. Although I have never been across the border, I read the entry requirements as allowing non-semiautomatic hunting rifles that hold 5 or less...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-04-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,556
Posted By JMH
I have used them in the past. On rvís they just...

I have used them in the past. On rvís they just use pressure washers. Each location is different though. Go into the office before you get in line and ask how they wash RV. The one in Barstow is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-02-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By JMH
Yep thatís Newbee! Yes we did baby her as much...

Yep thatís Newbee! Yes we did baby her as much as we could.

If you google adventures of Newbee on this forum you can see some of her teething pains. I have no doubt you will have May happy miles...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-01-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By JMH
So, where did you buy you 3725 from? Just curious...

So, where did you buy you 3725 from? Just curious if it might be the coach we traded in.

The 3725 was discontinued just like every other one year unit is, because Newmar is fickle. If you look at...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By JMH
Ok, maybe a possibility. On my 2019 VTDP, the...

Ok, maybe a possibility. On my 2019 VTDP, the rear thermistor wire was wrapped around the condenser on the rear AC. With the ac on and 74 in the coach, the zone would read 42. Tech unwound and ac...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,681
Posted By JMH
My answer to freightliner service is to find a...

My answer to freightliner service is to find a good one and drive there, if you donít want the grief of a bad service center.

When we lived in California, we drove to Gaffney for service. We had...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,932
Posted By JMH
Traveler, the toilets have two modes. One fills...

Traveler, the toilets have two modes. One fills the bowl half way after every flush and adds water to the bowl before ďflushingĒ. The second does not fill the bowel after flushing. I think you hold...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By JMH
Some are ok with it, some are...

Some are ok with it, some are embarrassed/insulted. My opinion is that the techs believe they are fairly compensated.

That said, I have asked and one lead told me the techs really appreciate...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-29-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By JMH
Hook up to water, Turn the hot water facet on to...

Hook up to water, Turn the hot water facet on to purge any winterized fluid out. Youíre good to go.
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