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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-11-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By Mapnerd
When I started reading this, that’s almost...

When I started reading this, that’s almost exactly what I was going to suggest. Great minds...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-11-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By Mapnerd
Adding this to my FPU Inspection List...thank you...

Adding this to my FPU Inspection List...thank you RB!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Mapnerd
Thatís a really good point. I should have looked...

Thatís a really good point. I should have looked at how those transit bike racks mount rather than making an assumption which was incorrect.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Mapnerd
It could but I wouldnít offer it as an absolute....

It could but I wouldnít offer it as an absolute. Its a possible solution imo that may or may not resolve the issue.

Many times lower end coaches are equipped with lower rates hitches purely to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,018
Posted By Mapnerd
Quality construction. Less flow restriction at...

Quality construction. Less flow restriction at pressure. Got it. Thanks all!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,018
Posted By Mapnerd
Watts Water Pressure Regulator

So, Iím gradually collecting all of the basic equipment weíre going to need for our coach and I finally got down the list to Water Pressure Regulator. Now Iíve been reading in these forums a quite a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-06-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,016
Views: 946,403
Posted By Mapnerd
Same, except I just emailed Phil Stilley. He got...

Same, except I just emailed Phil Stilley. He got Natalie to do it for us. I’m bribing her for a a steady streean with promises of my wife’s homemade cookies.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-06-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,016
Views: 946,403
Posted By Mapnerd
Not there unfortunately but Natalie from Newmar...

Not there unfortunately but Natalie from Newmar was kind enough to send me some pictures of our rig under construction.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Mapnerd
Why donít you get a bike rack that fits the car?

Why donít you get a bike rack that fits the car?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-04-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,217
Posted By Mapnerd
+1 on that. More legislation is not the answer....

+1 on that. More legislation is not the answer. Most of not all of these kinds of violations can already be cited under existing law. Just need stronger enforcement and stiffer penalties.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Mapnerd
Thanks Tom! Never knew about this site and now...

Thanks Tom! Never knew about this site and now Iíve got some great reading material.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,210
Posted By Mapnerd
Too late now and given that, I think ignorance is...

Too late now and given that, I think ignorance is bliss. I certainly know better for next time though.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-03-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Mapnerd
“Agreed Value” is the term you’re looking for. ...

“Agreed Value” is the term you’re looking for.

https://rvinsurance.com/faq/#25

Many (but not all) RV Insurers offer this kind of coverage. Expect to pay for it.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By Mapnerd
I don’t have any experience with it myself but...

I don’t have any experience with it myself but just generally, it’s quite possible you’re just treating it better than the previous owner as did. For one, just good quality fuel can go a very long...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By Mapnerd
I tried Miller but apparently there are a handful...

I tried Miller but apparently there are a handful of states they donít underwrite RVs in. Virginia and Hawaii are two of them, donít remember the other couple.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Mapnerd
You said you’re concerned about being at or near...

You said you’re concerned about being at or near the limit of your hitch. So any kind of hitch splitter or even using the toad’s hitch isn’t going to solve that problem.

I see two options:
1....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,210
Posted By Mapnerd
2020VTDP 4326 ...

2020VTDP 4326

https://jmdye.gitlab.io/rv-specials/

I do wish I had added an outlet to the generator area for the power washer.

Also wish I’d asked about adding a second televator in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By Mapnerd
I posted in the Class A forums not too long ago...

I posted in the Class A forums not too long ago about a bonkers $10,000/year quote Progressive gave me recently. Went through USAA to Progressive and still got that insane number.

Needless to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-30-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,975
Posted By Mapnerd
Based on the below information, I believe...

Based on the below information, I believe hohenwald48 is correct - though I greatly appreciate your insight gpounder. There was no way to know without going to the website and getting a quote...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-28-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,713
Posted By Mapnerd
This is a good idea.

This is a good idea.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-28-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Mapnerd
Welcome to the club!

Welcome to the club!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-28-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,975
Posted By Mapnerd
The 'Basic' policy they are quoting me (which is...

The 'Basic' policy they are quoting me (which is admittedly not sufficient) comes in at $558/year for the following coverages:

Liability (Bodily Injury & Property Damage): $25k/person,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-28-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,975
Posted By Mapnerd
$10k Insurance?

Progressive.com through USAA just quoted me a policy for a 2020 Newmar VTDP for $10,000/year? That seems...excessive.

Looks like it’s the total replacement coverage that is really cranking up the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-28-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Mapnerd
Thanks everyone. Got the VIN this morning from...

Thanks everyone. Got the VIN this morning from Phil.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By Mapnerd
Dang. Same ladder I paid $135 on Amazon.

Dang. Same ladder I paid $135 on Amazon.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By Mapnerd
You know what, sir? That is a very rude comment....

You know what, sir? That is a very rude comment. Plenty of them. Steel, copper, tin, zinc, titanium, brass, bronze - who are you to determine what is "respectable jewelry" and what isn't?

Further,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By Mapnerd
If you’ve got some magnets laying around, I would...

If you’ve got some magnets laying around, I would probably start with a generous dollop of superglue, a coat hanger and a magnet. Then run that little contraption around in there and see if I could...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-26-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Mapnerd
Don't know much about eplex but I trust your...

Don't know much about eplex but I trust your judgement.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-26-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Mapnerd
man that's a nice coach. Love that work desk and...

man that's a nice coach. Love that work desk and living room layout. They should bring that back as an option.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-26-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Mapnerd
Approximately when to expect VIN?

Got a call from Phil at Newmar last month telling me my FPU date. At the time, he said I'd receive an email in a few weeks containing all of the information about my order but I haven't received...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-26-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By Mapnerd
I have to agree. If I were in the market for a...

I have to agree. If I were in the market for a used coach, I wouldn't consider one without the nova awnings unless there was a steep discount because I'd have to go through the headache of getting...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-25-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,437
Posted By Mapnerd
I'd at least ask her to test drive a Cherokee...

I'd at least ask her to test drive a Cherokee Trailhawk. My wife was dead set on a Subaru but after getting her into a 2019 Cherokee Trailhawk for a test drive, she fell in love.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-24-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,910
Posted By Mapnerd
True. I am happy about the new squared off...

True. I am happy about the new squared off counter edge profile. I think its going to look fantastic. Itís going to be little touches like that for Newmar
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-24-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,910
Posted By Mapnerd
Not to speak for willipaul, but I think all he...

Not to speak for willipaul, but I think all he was saying is that the name doesnít necessarily align with the preferred optics and aesthetics of the demographic Newmar is trying to capture with the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-23-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,910
Posted By Mapnerd
Shouldíve called it the Avocado Toast...

Shouldíve called it the Avocado Toast Star....:laugh:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-23-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Mapnerd
That’s exactly how my 2019 order fell apart....

That’s exactly how my 2019 order fell apart. Placed an order. Put a down payment down. Dealer was FOS on having a chassis. Tried to borrow steal (their words not mine) a chassis from another dealer....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,276
Posted By Mapnerd
Thatís correct, Air doubler - not air charger. I...

Thatís correct, Air doubler - not air charger. I only meant itís a bit much in the sense that itís a bit of work when you could just carry a smallish air compressor. No doubt that it works great....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,276
Posted By Mapnerd
From My understanding, it comes down to that...

From
My understanding, it comes down to that key metric already mentioned, throughout, commonly measured as SCFM (Standard Cubic Feet per Minute). In short, yes your coach’s built in air system can...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,276
Posted By Mapnerd
They make flow-thru adapters that work with TPMS...

They make flow-thru adapters that work with TPMS Systems. Hereís one...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-20-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By Mapnerd
I’m with Don on the AF1. Expensive but best...

I’m with Don on the AF1. Expensive but best solution out there imho
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-20-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By Mapnerd
While I love the idea, I donít think there is...

While I love the idea, I donít think there is enough demand to make regional service centers economically viable. Maybe one additional, very strategically placed service center but to keep it afloat...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,116
Posted By Mapnerd
We ordered our coach from the factory and did not...

We ordered our coach from the factory and did not include the outside entertainment as an option so no TV or soundbar for us. We donít watch much TV and Iím not much of a sports fan. The soundbar...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,584
Posted By Mapnerd
Steve Lehto is actually a pretty well known lemon...

Steve Lehto is actually a pretty well known lemon lawyer. If I were having warranty issues, Iíd definitely talk to him regardless of where he is licensed because heíll know what to do and who to talk...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Mapnerd
Saw someone towing horses behind their Class A...

Saw someone towing horses behind their Class A once. Thought that was interesting...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,276
Posted By Mapnerd
I asked a similar question a while back. Do I...

I asked a similar question a while back. Do I even need an air compressor? (http://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/do-i-even-need-an-air-compressor-427877.html). The answer was yes and there are some good...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-19-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By Mapnerd
2020 VTDP also got a digital dash. No more...

2020 VTDP also got a digital dash. No more comfort drive knob, it’s all controlled via the dash screen and steering wheel controls now.

Got the same 2” basement height increase as the DSDP also....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-18-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Mapnerd
Couldn't you just wire the connector box to an...

Couldn't you just wire the connector box to an always-on 12v source?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-18-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Mapnerd
firedoc, I think you're you're referencing the...

firedoc, I think you're you're referencing the solution redbaron73 found a while back and posted in the Newmar threads? http://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/vmspc-replacement-option-425748.html

Since...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-18-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Mapnerd
Thanks! Missed that somehow. iOS interface is...

Thanks! Missed that somehow. iOS interface is kinda ugly but looks like it could work! Much appreciated!!!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-18-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By Mapnerd
True. It's actually the VTDP's default booth...

True. It's actually the VTDP's default booth option, called the ComfortBooth.

As Kpecks said, its not very big. I wouldn't try to squeeze an adult in it but normal sized kid under 15 would...
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