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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Today, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By MidMichHunte
The rear ladder option on the 2020 Bay Star was...

The rear ladder option on the 2020 Bay Star was $336 so I didn’t think twice, I ordered it. I figured it was one less thing taking up space, but after reading this thread I’ve decided caring a small...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-17-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By MidMichHunte
I kinda like it; itís is a classics look in my...

I kinda like it; itís is a classics look in my mind. Now would I buy one? No. We started looking at them and quickly moved to a Class A, but not because of the cab over.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-16-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By MidMichHunte
If you havenít hit the WWII museum in NOLA, do it...

If you havenít hit the WWII museum in NOLA, do it and plan on a long day if not 2. Of course youíll need to take the toad or Uber to it, no way Iíd want to drive an RV there.

Canít give you...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-13-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By MidMichHunte
Sooooo... what did I get myself into?

Interesting read OP, thx. We’re waiting our first MH delivery date, we ordered it last month and asked for an April delivery. I anticipate some issues, but 5+ months out of 18 in the shop seems...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By MidMichHunte
I hope his is true.

I hope his is true.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-08-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By MidMichHunte
Take a look at the Newmar Canyon Star 3929 while...

Take a look at the Newmar Canyon Star 3929 while youíre at it, 39í with everything you are looking for, except the outdoor kitchen, but as stated above, get a good grill and mini fridge and you be...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-08-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By MidMichHunte
Look at a Newmar Bay Star 3616, may be a bit...

Look at a Newmar Bay Star 3616, may be a bit short for you, but worth a look. This Bay Star has bunks, bath and a half, a sofa that folds out & a dinette that can also be used as a bed. It also hits...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-08-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By MidMichHunte
Worked for me without an issue, THX!

Worked for me without an issue, THX!
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-07-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 988
Posted By MidMichHunte
OK, thx. The 20 vs. 21 was a hard decision for...

OK, thx. The 20 vs. 21 was a hard decision for us , we are buying our first MH and figured the ole tried and true V10 was probably the better choice for us; plus we didn't want to wait yet another...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-06-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 988
Posted By MidMichHunte
Did you order a 2020 or are you ordering a 2021...

Did you order a 2020 or are you ordering a 2021 Bay Star? I ordered a new Bay Star, but a 2020 3609, with a delivery date of mid April/early May and I’m expecting the V10. It was my understanding...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,082
Posted By MidMichHunte
Is there any downside to keeping the 50A MH...

Is there any downside to keeping the 50A MH plugged into 50A service while in 5-6mo of winter storage? We have a uninsulated pole barn that we will keep our new MH in and I'm thinking about adding a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By MidMichHunte
The most often sited the top 3 are Newmar, Tiffin...

The most often sited the top 3 are Newmar, Tiffin & Winnebago in that order. Newmar was just bought by Winnebago so who knows what the future will bring, but I don't see that list changing much any...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-20-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,046
Posted By MidMichHunte
OP, if you were purchasing a higher end, King...

OP, if you were purchasing a higher end, King Aire, Essex or London Aire, you may see a 35% discount as there is more to mark up, but on their entry level DP, they cut corners as much as possible to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-20-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By MidMichHunte
Got it, I forgot thereís a lawyer attached to...

Got it, I forgot thereís a lawyer attached to everything these days...:facepalm:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By MidMichHunte
This logic, as does the multiple weights,...

This logic, as does the multiple weights, confuses me. 30,000lbs is 30,000lbs regardless of how itís made up, towed, cargo or UVR. What am I missing? Not trying to be snarky, just trying to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,369
Posted By MidMichHunte
I wish the fresh was bigger, itís 75gal & the...

I wish the fresh was bigger, itís 75gal & the gray is 60gal, so they seemed to be sized accordingly.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 929
Posted By MidMichHunte
I asked the same question and did the same...

I asked the same question and did the same research earlier this year, it comes down to individual usage. There are a lot of variables so there is no blanket response, so the questions youíll be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,369
Posted By MidMichHunte
For the 2020 Newmar Bay Stars the bath and a...

For the 2020 Newmar Bay Stars the bath and a halfs have 92gal black tanks where the single bath models have 40gal. I assume the same holds true for other MHs manufacturers but have looked.
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-15-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 824
Posted By MidMichHunte
The BS 3626 has a great floor plan, but a low...

The BS 3626 has a great floor plan, but a low OCCC. We test drove a 2019 and really liked it, but one of the reasons we passed was the OCCC. The 2020 is on a 26k chassis, the 2019 was on the 24k,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By MidMichHunte
Thanks Yíall

After what seems like years and hours upon hours of research, we finally ordered our first MH. We decided to get a 2020 Newmar Bay Star 3609. We started looking for a Class C, and made the mistake...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,369
Posted By MidMichHunte
We asked this same question last month, Iíd link...

We asked this same question last month, Iíd link to the post but I canít find it. As someone stated, those that had it, loved it, those that didnít did not see the need. We decided not to go with...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-09-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,115
Posted By MidMichHunte
Streamers, do you use an external or roof mounted...

Streamers, do you use an external or roof mounted antenna for your cellular? How's the signal strength if ypu do not. I may just run off my Verizon phone/iPad if that's an acceptable solution.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-08-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By MidMichHunte
Thx, I feel that same as both of you, the $2.3k...

Thx, I feel that same as both of you, the $2.3k for a Dish doesn't seem worth it in the long run. I figured I'd hear that, now I just need to figure out what Cell set up to go with to maximize...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-06-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By MidMichHunte
Ordering a new HM, what to do for internet & TV

Weíre about to order a new MH & weíre are on the fence on what to do for both internet and TV.

To add a Winegard automatic open face satellite dish and wiring for Dish Network, which we use in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-05-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By MidMichHunte
Congrats, that is a nice MH. We looked at it a...

Congrats, that is a nice MH. We looked at it a few times, really liked the floor plan and the options the original owner added. As you stated, the recliners were a great upgrade, but we have...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-01-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By MidMichHunte
Similar decision here, looking at our first MH...

Similar decision here, looking at our first MH and decided to order a 2020 Bay Star. Too many unknowns on the new platform. Now if we had a HM already, and there was nothing wrong with it, I'd be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-29-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,859
Posted By MidMichHunte
X2 on Midway. Weíre working with Chad at Midway...

X2 on Midway. Weíre working with Chad at Midway now, very knowledgeable and happy to answer all of our questions. No pressure & straight shooter. They are also a Diamond Servicing Newmar Dealer.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-25-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,121
Posted By MidMichHunte
Iím that guy, no real need now as we donít have...

Iím that guy, no real need now as we donít have one so whatís another 10mos? Thinking hard about a 2020 vs. 2022 Bay Star. :banghead:
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-24-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By MidMichHunte
Iíve done both, the Lake Express and the Badger,...

Iíve done both, the Lake Express and the Badger, itís night and day in terms of experiences. As stated above, the LakeExpress canít take RVs, but itís a quick trip. Albeit, itís a shorter distance....
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-23-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,121
Posted By MidMichHunte
Once again, same boat. What I heard from my...

Once again, same boat. What I heard from my dealer, but he also stated he hasn't heard the official word from Newmar Corp. yet, is that the rumor is the new platform was going to be offered at model...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-22-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By MidMichHunte
Slight correction

Itís $87 per person plus $7 per foot for the RV. Probably not cheaper, but far less frustrating and faster than driving 94/90 Michigan to Wis. where are you coming from? Done both trips numerous...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-22-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,121
Posted By MidMichHunte
Weíre in the same boat. Are you saying youíre...

Weíre in the same boat. Are you saying youíre waiting for the 2021 Bay Star? Waiting for the 2021 to get the new engine/chassis was an option we considered, but not too sure we want to wait another...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-20-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 55,630
Posted By MidMichHunte
Our Journy, before and after the announcement

12 months ago, we were wondering what manufacturer we should pick as our first MH – Decision made, it’s going to be a Newmar.

8-6 Months ago, typical, Gas or DP decision – Decided DP, but DW...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,076
Posted By MidMichHunte
Let us not forget inflation, Cap Gains & maybe...

Let us not forget inflation, Cap Gains & maybe income taxes on your earnings. I'm all about letting your money work for you, but I'm also an anti debt guy. I'm not saying your thought process is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-17-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,281
Posted By MidMichHunte
After thinking about it last night, I tend to...

After thinking about it last night, I tend to agree. We may hold off a few months to see how this hashes out though. It's not like I can use it here in Michigan until next spring anyhow, so we have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 55,630
Posted By MidMichHunte
Wow, just read the whole thread and I donít know...

Wow, just read the whole thread and I donít know what to think let alone do. I was on the phone with Newmar early this morning signing up for a Factory tour and traded emails with Natalie on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,281
Posted By MidMichHunte
Well played, Ya got me. Now the said part we...

Well played, Ya got me. Now the said part we were going to order a new Bay Star after our factory tour in a few weeks...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-15-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By MidMichHunte
I picked up a 2 year old Ready Brute Elite II w/...

I picked up a 2 year old Ready Brute Elite II w/ Ready Brake on CL for $610, READYSTOP™ TOWED VEHICLE EMERGENCY BREAK AWAY KIT & EXTRA CABLE HARNESS KIT for $155 and a Currie base plate for $235, all...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-15-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,686
Posted By MidMichHunte
Maybe a stupid question..

Iíve read this entire thread and it appears that a lot of the posters are FTíer. As a first time HM purchaser that will primary use the MH on weekends and a few weeks in the summer for the next...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-15-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By MidMichHunte
I could not find anywhere that states if that...

I could not find anywhere that states if that bumper is tow rated. Iím not saying it isnít, Iím just saying I didnít find anywhere that stated it is. Iíd hate for another Jeep owner & RVíer get...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-14-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,121
Posted By MidMichHunte
Iím in the same boat, we decided to order a 2020,...

Iím in the same boat, we decided to order a 2020, just not sure I want to wait another year to get a first year version of a new chassis/motor. If it works out, maybe on our next MH...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-14-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By MidMichHunte
I just picked up a Currie base plate for my...

I just picked up a Currie base plate for my Wrangler for $230 and the install looks pretty straight forward, maybe an hour or two, by myself, so I’m doing it. A grand seems really high to me, even...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 09-12-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By MidMichHunte
Nice, what other options did you get? We found...

Nice, what other options did you get? We found a 2019 BS 3609 we liked but it really wasn’t “the one” and we couldn’t get it at the price we wanted so we decided to look into ordering 2020 3609...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By MidMichHunte
We actually did look at CS, even a used one, nice...

We actually did look at CS, even a used one, nice MH for sure, but being our first we decided to save a few $ and go with a BS. Now finding the deal we want is proving to be difficult.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By MidMichHunte
Thanks for posting, weíre looking at a BS 3609,...

Thanks for posting, weíre looking at a BS 3609, glad to see one will be there.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-05-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By MidMichHunte
Snowhawk, hit the paperclip above and look for...

Snowhawk, hit the paperclip above and look for the file to attache it. It won't show in the text box unless you hit Preview Post, but it will show up on the post.


Never mind, I now see you're...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,236
Posted By MidMichHunte
We have considered doing that as well, but we're...

We have considered doing that as well, but we're unsure if we want to wait another year. They draw is the 2021 Newmar's are supposedly going to have the new Ford engine so it may be worth the wait. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By MidMichHunte
Thx all.

Thx all.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-31-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By MidMichHunte
Newmars @ Hershey

Has a list been made public of the models & floor plans that Newmar will have at the Hershey show? Trying to decide on a new 19, 20 or 2021 Bay Star and looking for any info on 21ís; would there be...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-28-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,025
Posted By MidMichHunte
Címon guys what could possibly go wrong?:facepalm:

Címon guys what could possibly go wrong?:facepalm:
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