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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By Akdare
I bought Tricoís from Walmart...

I bought Tricoís from Walmart...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Akdare
Or you can get one of these...cheap, and they...

Or you can get one of these...cheap, and they work surprisingly well...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B019SN33ZI/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-14-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Akdare
You can also try wrapping a bit of steel wool...

You can also try wrapping a bit of steel wool around the screw. Always works for me on stripped out screws.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-13-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By Akdare
When we bought our first motorhome, we flew to...

When we bought our first motorhome, we flew to Chicago to get it. Had never had one before. We bought RV specific items at the dealer like a Progressive EMS, water regulator, etc.

Iím pretty...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-13-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By Akdare
Is this your first motorhome? Or do you already...

Is this your first motorhome? Or do you already have stuff from your previous motorhome?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-08-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,340
Posted By Akdare
Found the plastic variety, many thanks to you...

Found the plastic variety, many thanks to you ...have put on my wishlist for my future project.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-08-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,340
Posted By Akdare
Thank you! I assume you installed this...

Thank you!

I assume you installed this yourself, it didnít come with your coach, right?

My 2020 New Aire on order will come with the Sanicon, as I did option it in. I can foresee wanting to be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-08-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,340
Posted By Akdare
RedBaron, would you be so kind to post a pic of...

RedBaron, would you be so kind to post a pic of this set up?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-08-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,449
Posted By Akdare
I have heard that the king RV SNís are much...

I have heard that the king RV SNís are much better than the queens...which one do you have?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-07-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Akdare
Is it a prop rod? Or a gas prop? If itís...

Is it a prop rod? Or a gas prop?

If itís a prop rod, you might try dipping it in Plastic-Dip.
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-06-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Akdare
https://www.amazon.com/Hayward-SP1072S-line-Backwa...

https://www.amazon.com/Hayward-SP1072S-line-Backwash-Sight/dp/B0032GB6B6

Iím better at computers than plumbing...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-06-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Akdare
Iíve had my current SOB serviced there, and my...

Iíve had my current SOB serviced there, and my Blue Ox baseplate, wiring & supplemental braking system installed by them. Super pleased with their quality, professionalism, and honesty.

Just put...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-02-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By Akdare
I meant a portable compressor...

I meant a portable compressor...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By Akdare
Thanks...so just like the release on the bottom...

Thanks...so just like the release on the bottom of a compressor.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By Akdare
Ok. Teachable moment. What are air tank...

Ok. Teachable moment. What are air tank lanyards and why would they need to be pulled?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By Akdare
Very nice! Iím a woodworker, and some of my...

Very nice!

Iím a woodworker, and some of my compadres use this in their shops...

https://www.rockler.com/maxline-m3800-master-kit-with-100-of-1-2-tubing

Now youíve got my wheels turning...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By Akdare
Darn. I was really hoping to be able to leave my...

Darn. I was really hoping to be able to leave my little Porter Cable at home since the New Aire has onboard air...itís a great little compressor.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,113
Posted By Akdare
I agree, Captain...and you canít do Ctrl-F on a...

I agree, Captain...and you canít do Ctrl-F on a stack of paper...

I save mine on Dropbox, and make them available offline, in case Iím in an area with no internet.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-29-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By Akdare
Newmar offers this as an option on some...

Newmar offers this as an option on some coachís....

https://www.flexsteel.com/product/nolin-4620-sbnk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZRwmtKxhko
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Akdare
I just saw this posted on the Facebook Newmar...

I just saw this posted on the Facebook Newmar owners group


https://youtu.be/MQlhZ7cp5yA

Not your make/model, but might help another...seems to be the same module, just located differently.
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,708
Posted By Akdare
So sorry for your troubles! Nothing worse than...

So sorry for your troubles! Nothing worse than being able to see a problem, and not really be able to get to it.

I had to change out a tub drain in my house; this tool was cheap & invaluable......
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-26-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Akdare
http://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/xite-hd-360-camera...

http://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/xite-hd-360-camera-system-modifications-370701.html
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-26-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Akdare
Adding Interior View Camera...

@turbopilot has a thread about his 2018 New Aire where heís added an inexpensive interior view camera. In his installation, itís added to the back of the Silverleaf VMS-350 module. It can support 8...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-26-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,777
Posted By Akdare
I have them on my current coach, and love them. ...

I have them on my current coach, and love them. Pretty easy to install, too. I did 3 out of 4 by myself; needed a spotter, and a small piece of wood on the edge of the last jack pad. I will get...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,777
Posted By Akdare
Is it an odd size? I know some coachís have a...

Is it an odd size? I know some coachís have a combination of 8Ē and 10Ē. They have 8, 9, 10, and 12Ē...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,777
Posted By Akdare
www.rvsnappads.com I couldnít find your...

www.rvsnappads.com

I couldnít find your exact model on their site, but they are very responsive...suggest you contact them directly...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By Akdare
I have the same one at home...holds even heavy...

I have the same one at home...holds even heavy pots; rolls up small for storage, too.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-24-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Akdare
Iíve got a 2020 New Aire in order...interested in...

Iíve got a 2020 New Aire in order...interested in this as an option for my toad, a 2020 Jeep Gladiator. I know the Jeep has onboard TPMS, I am assuming it is the typical internal stem mounted...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-22-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Akdare
I would remove the glass turntable. There is a...

I would remove the glass turntable. There is a plastic ring underneath that can also be removed. Clean them both very well, especially the little wheels on the plastic ring. Dry it well, and...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-22-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,182
Posted By Akdare
We just bought a 2020 Jeep Gladiator last month. ...

We just bought a 2020 Jeep Gladiator last month. Had the Blue Ox baseplate installed along with the wiring, and the Stay-In-Play Duo supplemental braking system. Love it. Less than 5 minutes to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-22-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Akdare
In my current coach, I had this dinette/bed/sofa...

In my current coach, I had this dinette/bed/sofa that had to have been designed by the Spanish Inquisition...I wanted to swap it for recliners that made into a bed. Long story short, I could not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-20-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 53,269
Posted By Akdare
Thanks for finding and posting this presentation....

Thanks for finding and posting this presentation. Lots of pertinent information; especially interesting to read about the % of customized coaches; I think that will continue under Winnebago...itís...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 53,269
Posted By Akdare
With all due respect, when has any long thread...

With all due respect, when has any long thread not drifted off topic...

Some posts were presenting misinformation as fact. I made a post to correct the misinformation. Obviously, others were...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 53,269
Posted By Akdare
S Corps have quite a few exceptions for tax...

S Corps have quite a few exceptions for tax deductions vs C Corps. Since this is an RV forum, and not an estate planning forum, I made a generalization.

For everyone...check with your attorney...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Akdare
I like it a lot! I had already planned to do...

I like it a lot!

I had already planned to do something similar to mine when I get it. I hate the cheap plastic faucet/sprayer Newmar uses, and how far out it protrudes. Does your faucet have hose...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Akdare
This is the refrigerator filter, right? Itís...

This is the refrigerator filter, right?

Itís happened before to me on my home fridge, that I got a bad filter. Do you have a filter bypass that you can try?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 53,269
Posted By Akdare
Exactly correct, except we called it ďkey personĒ...

Exactly correct, except we called it ďkey personĒ insurance. :)

As to estate tax...many ways to compensate for that; not avoid it; if your estate is over the federal exemption ($11.4M in 2019). ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 53,269
Posted By Akdare
Retired Certified Financial Planner here. Life...

Retired Certified Financial Planner here.
Life insurance purchased by the company on the owners life with the beneficiary as the company is not compensation. And is a tax deduction for the company.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,488
Views: 524,091
Posted By Akdare
@NealC youíre just up the road from me! I...

@NealC youíre just up the road from me!

I was just @ NIRVC yesterday putting the deposit on my 2020 New Aire. Fantastic dealership.

I know youíre a resourceful guy, but if you need anything...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By Akdare
2020 New Aire Wet Bay

A few questions on the wet bay...

1) the faucet with the sprayer...is there anything available aftermarket that doesnít stick out so far? In other words, flatter. Seems to take up way too much...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-14-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 76,488
Posted By Akdare
Iím ordering a 2020 New Aire next week...Iíve...

Iím ordering a 2020 New Aire next week...Iíve been reading a lot on the Newmar forum collecting ideas for specials, etc. But Iíve only now run across this thread, probably because it started over 2...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-12-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,828
Posted By Akdare
Well, I fall into the anal camp...ooh, that just...

Well, I fall into the anal camp...ooh, that just sounded wrong.

I will be tightening and clamping when I get mine...:eek: that sounded wrong, too...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-12-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,828
Posted By Akdare
Does anyone know if this design has been changed...

Does anyone know if this design has been changed in the 2020ís? Or do I this fix to look forward to when I get my coach?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-12-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,867
Posted By Akdare
I always run the house AC in hot, humid weather...

I always run the house AC in hot, humid weather while traveling. Remember, the house AC is always going to be better at pulling humidity out of the air. Which, I suspect, is at least partially your...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Akdare
I have stopped at a few PFJís that had dedicated...

I have stopped at a few PFJís that had dedicated RV lanes; gas, diesel, fresh water and dump station all in one spot. The dump is $10, but worth it to only have to make one stop. No charge to spend...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Akdare
Slow for me, too...

Slow for me, too...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 944
Posted By Akdare
Iím thinking the Cummins folks are your best...

Iím thinking the Cummins folks are your best bet...

I had a similar situation in July with my current coach. Itís gas, but what Iím thinking would apply to your diesel as well. Driving north...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,011
Posted By Akdare
My wife and I just bought a 2020 automatic...

My wife and I just bought a 2020 automatic transmission Jeep Gladiator. Typical Jeep ease to put it into towing mode. Had the Blue Ox baseplate and towbar installed; Stay & Play Duo supplemental...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By Akdare
What kind of wire, and for what purpose?

What kind of wire, and for what purpose?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Akdare
Are you planning on putting the new tile over the...

Are you planning on putting the new tile over the wallpaper border? If so, it’s probably thin enough not to affect the tile. If it’s outside the area where the tile is going, I would try (on a small...
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