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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-14-2017, 07:06 AM
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Posted By sbahrns
Our view early this morning at Camp Newmar. ...

Our view early this morning at Camp Newmar. Pouring the floor for the new paint building addition. Pretty noisy. :blush:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-14-2017, 06:24 AM
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Posted By sbahrns
I'm holding out for a reclining one :thumb: ...

I'm holding out for a reclining one :thumb:

Hope to see you soon!!:dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-13-2017, 07:36 AM
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Posted By sbahrns
Lots of activity at Camp Newmar this week. I've...

Lots of activity at Camp Newmar this week. I've never seen it this busy. All 19 FHU spots and 22 overflow sites have been filled since Sunday. Sunday night and last night there were 3 coaches...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2017, 07:09 AM
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Posted By sbahrns
There does appear to be a couple units waiting...

There does appear to be a couple units waiting out the storm.:cool:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,464
Posted By sbahrns
FWIW I might as well join the group with my...

FWIW I might as well join the group with my comments. we have a Ventana 4041, very similar to what the OP has. We took delivery at the factory and every day the tech would make me repeat after him...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2017, 06:45 AM
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Posted By sbahrns
Looks like it's going to be a busy week. :) We...

Looks like it's going to be a busy week. :) We got here yesterday (Saturday) for a week and half service and there are only "overflow" spots available. All 19 FHU are filled and there are 16 units...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By sbahrns
Charlie, Thinking about you, Ronni and the...

Charlie,

Thinking about you, Ronni and the pups and hoping you all weather Irma in good shape. We are in Michigan so we will be depending on our neighbors to tell us what is going on in Georgia. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-06-2017, 06:43 AM
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Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
I will look for them. Love that Rocket Science...

I will look for them. Love that Rocket Science Ice Cream!!:dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-05-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,034
Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
Ultra leather issue plus a fabric problem with...

Ultra leather issue plus a fabric problem with the dinette and folding chairs. The dinette chairs have been re-covered once already. It is the type of fabric that's causing fraying at the seams. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2017, 09:07 AM
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Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
Vinny, Not to get off the subject of the...

Vinny,

Not to get off the subject of the thread too much, but we are getting all fabric replaced including dinette chairs. Long story. The captain chairs are Flexsteel and they have told us 7...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,487
Views: 519,433
Posted By sbahrns
Traverse bay RV Resort in Williamsburg, MI. What...

Traverse bay RV Resort in Williamsburg, MI. What a great RV park and a beautiful area of this country.
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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,034
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Posted By sbahrns
Congrats on the New Aire. I've only seen...

Congrats on the New Aire. I've only seen pictures but it looks like they have packed a lot of nice features into that coach.

If we take a tour, I will check on it. We may just drop our unit and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2017, 06:21 AM
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Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
You're right. Little bit like Hotel California :D

You're right. Little bit like Hotel California :D
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-03-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4,034
Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
I thought the Rally wasn't until October...

I thought the Rally wasn't until October :confused: I hope a few stay around as I'm scheduled to be there for the week of September 11th.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-22-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By sbahrns
Thanks to all the posters. I've received way...

Thanks to all the posters. I've received way more information from you all than from the DISH customer service people.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-20-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By sbahrns
Dish charging for local channels

We have DISH pay as you go and I just activated our account and gave her our service address for the local channels which she took without comment. However, we never received the channels in our...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,831
Posted By sbahrns
I stand corrected. I went over to the storage...

I stand corrected. I went over to the storage lot and checked the tires again. There is slight wear on the outside edge of the driver's side tag tire. The passenger side seems fine, but the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,831
Posted By sbahrns
I had service done at Gaffney in May and they...

I had service done at Gaffney in May and they told me my tag was out of alignment. I had no idea of a potential problem at the time. We have 18,000 miles on the coach now and tire wear seems to be...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-02-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,806
Posted By sbahrns
There seems to be irresponsible pet owners...

There seems to be irresponsible pet owners everywhere when it comes to picking up after dogs. It's not just in RV parks. We live in a very nice neighborhood with what are supposed to be upstanding...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-02-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,806
Posted By sbahrns
Poop and your Dog's DNA

I had a new experience today and I'm curious if anyone else has run into this. I was checking out a place in south Florida for us to go to for a week or so in January and when I checked availability...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-26-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By sbahrns
I have Allied/Nationwide through Miller Insurance...

I have Allied/Nationwide through Miller Insurance Agency. My total cost replacement was less than $400 for this year on our 2016 Ventana. It will be interesting to see what happens in September...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 07-25-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,329
Posted By sbahrns
I was wondering if anyone has tried the DJI...

I was wondering if anyone has tried the DJI Spark? I had a first generation
DJI Phantom before they came with cameras or gimbals and configured a GoPro for it, but it is really dated and really...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 07-25-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,329
Posted By sbahrns
Not when compared to the 40 foot motorhome I...

Not when compared to the 40 foot motorhome I drive!! :D
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-21-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,574
Posted By sbahrns
Glad you got your issue resolved, but I'm...

Glad you got your issue resolved, but I'm disappointed in Newmar's response. I've had a couple problems in the past after hours and they have always returned my call within an hour or so. I hope...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-20-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,716
Posted By sbahrns
Windshield mount legal?

I'm curious if any of you have been challenged by law enforcement for having your dash cam on the windshield? I understand that in some states it is illegal even if it really doesn't obstruct your...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-02-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By sbahrns
We special ordered our 2016 Ventana from Dick...

We special ordered our 2016 Ventana from Dick Gore. We got a great price and have always been treated great for any service we have had done. I certainly wouldn't hesitate recommending them....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-16-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By sbahrns
I finally called Flow-Pur and they advised me to...

I finally called Flow-Pur and they advised me to use a product called Sani-System to sanitize the RV water softener. They did say that over time bleach will ruin the resin. If your softener sits...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By sbahrns
I have a Soft Cell and a RV pro 10000 softner and...

I have a Soft Cell and a RV pro 10000 softner and I usually flush it out and then sanitize it with a diluted clorox and water solution similar to what is used to sanitize your water tank in the RV. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-27-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By sbahrns
It is true that you can only see what is...

It is true that you can only see what is happening during the tours and depending on the tour person and size of the group you might be able to spend some additional time. We spent the whole week...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-18-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,998
Posted By sbahrns
It's killin us not being able to be there...

It's killin us not being able to be there :banghead: :sad: Y'all have a great time and tip one for us!:thumb:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-06-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,998
Posted By sbahrns
Norm, Unfortunately, we had to cancel our...

Norm,

Unfortunately, we had to cancel our trip to the show as Liz hurt her back over New Years in Biloxi (carrying all that money back from the casino). :eek: It looks like its going to take a few...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-19-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,664
Posted By sbahrns
I think all the services mentioned are great. We...

I think all the services mentioned are great. We happen to use St. Brendans Isle and found them to be exceptional in customer service. We decided on them because we aren't full time yet and we can...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-19-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4,034
Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
I just looked at the current weather and it says...

I just looked at the current weather and it says -13 degrees :eek: with a high of a balmy 11 degrees. Holy cow, I hope anyone there is staying warm. Those kind of temps will test the systems and...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-18-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By sbahrns
We stayed at Bentsen Palms RV Resort in Mission,...

We stayed at Bentsen Palms RV Resort in Mission, TX. It was certainly well above average for the majority of other parks we saw in the area. It's right next to one of the best birding state parks...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-18-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,998
Posted By sbahrns
Norm, Liz and I will be there. We're...

Norm,

Liz and I will be there. We're looking forward to seeing everyone! :dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-06-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,733
Posted By sbahrns
Looks great Norm!! ZAlaska showed me his mod at...

Looks great Norm!! ZAlaska showed me his mod at Hoots and I just need to take the time to do it now. Certainly a great improvement.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-25-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,495
Posted By sbahrns
Just saw this thread. We plan to be there and...

Just saw this thread. We plan to be there and look forward to seeing everyone! :dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,034
Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
Yea. There are 49 or so techs here in...

Yea. There are 49 or so techs here in Albuquerque running around like crazy in golf carts with tool boxes on the back. As of yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon they were taking only warranty and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By sbahrns
Tom, Really enjoyed your seminar. I wish...

Tom,

Really enjoyed your seminar. I wish you would have had more time as there was so much to cover and your experience and recommendations about all things RV were helpful to us newcomers. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,334
Posted By sbahrns
Nice job Allen!! Hope all is well with you and...

Nice job Allen!! Hope all is well with you and Angel.

Steve
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By sbahrns
Take a look at Mama Gertie's. We love it, but...

Take a look at Mama Gertie's. We love it, but you need to get a place on the top level for the view. The lower levels are a little cramped and tree covered. It's carved out of the side of a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By sbahrns
We had the same issue with re-generration every...

We had the same issue with re-generration every 7-10 days on the RV Pro which I got tired of so we now use the Soft Cell which last 3 to 4 times longer. It has more softener grains and comes with a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By sbahrns
I received the letter in the above post in June. ...

I received the letter in the above post in June. I don't remember the specific date.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By sbahrns
I'm not sure why Freightliner wouldn't know what...

I'm not sure why Freightliner wouldn't know what parts they need because they have it listed as a recall campaign in their computer system. Call Detroit Axle or Freightliner customer service and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-25-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By sbahrns
Agree that the culprit is likely the contacts. ...

Agree that the culprit is likely the contacts. Mine had to be replaced by Newmar to make the door keypad work. It was doing the same thing as yours.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-08-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4,034
Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
Thanks Steve. We are just moving today. We plan...

Thanks Steve. We are just moving today. We plan to be there till Wednesday.:)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-07-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,034
Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
Sounds like a great offer, but we are heading out...

Sounds like a great offer, but we are heading out today for a couple days at Shipshewana. We went over one afternoon and my wife decided we needed to go back and see a few more things. May try the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-06-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,034
Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
Congrats! The London Aire is our fav. :thumb: ...

Congrats! The London Aire is our fav. :thumb: Wish we could help but we are leaving on Sunday as we have been here over a week already. I know you will love it!!:dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-04-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,034
Views: 962,160
Posted By sbahrns
I put a cone in #10 by the street. I also sent...

I put a cone in #10 by the street. I also sent you a PM. Please let me know if anything changes.
Forum: Full-Timers 08-03-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,790
Posted By sbahrns
DITTO. We bought our motorhome in FL and paid...

DITTO. We bought our motorhome in FL and paid sales tax in GA. :)
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