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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-22-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By txwino
Hi Steve and Lynette: I feel sure it is...

Hi Steve and Lynette:

I feel sure it is Carl Snyder that was referenced, and the phone number I normally use is 866-463-9627. When that number is answered, you ask to speak with Carl Snyder, or...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-21-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By txwino
Good Mornin to you both. You are absolutely...

Good Mornin to you both. You are absolutely correct with regard to the placement of the ladder tips - top of sidewall, under Girard cowling. Yes, I do use ladder mitt's, but the Little Giant I have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-20-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By txwino
Hi Steve: We too have an '08 Essex. I have...

Hi Steve:

We too have an '08 Essex. I have a Little Giant, Type 1A, Model 17 ladder and it has rather soft plastic tip ends. I always place it on the door side, between the living rooms slide...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-25-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,473
Posted By txwino
Good luck Randy on your search. Whatever you...

Good luck Randy on your search. Whatever you decide, I am sure you have now seen the real benefit of this website and the committment of all members to help others in need. We all look forward to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-01-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By txwino
Hi John: Our '08 EXDP, #800804, also has a...

Hi John:

Our '08 EXDP, #800804, also has a modified Bordeaux paint scheme. We added some of the light tan color that is in the upper part to the bottom of the sides. We think it looks good and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-31-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By txwino
Hi Paul: Nice to hear from you. Hope the...

Hi Paul:

Nice to hear from you. Hope the KADB delivery is still on schedule. Hope to connect with you in Oct but we will only be in the ABQ area (should be a great place to be an "Amigo") for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By txwino
Thanks gentlemen - and ladies too! After a large...

Thanks gentlemen - and ladies too! After a large search, I found the circuit breaker on the battery charger/inverter and I reset it and all is well here.

King
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By txwino
Was probably just trying to do to much but while...

Was probably just trying to do to much but while I was using 2 a/c's, the washing machine, the Advantium on speedcook, one of the stove burners, 3 tv's and a bunch of lights - my wife plugged in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By txwino
Was probably just trying to do to much but while...

Was probably just trying to do to much but while I was using 2 a/c's, the washing machine, the Advantium on speedcook, one of the stove burners, 3 tv's and a bunch of lights - my wife plugged in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-05-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,726
Posted By txwino
Hi Joe: FWIW, the same happend to us in May....

Hi Joe:

FWIW, the same happend to us in May. Had the thermostat changed at Coachlight and that worked for about three weeks. Had Evans TempCon look at it at the International and he said they...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-28-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By txwino
Hi Paul. We'll be in Santa Fe for the first week...

Hi Paul. We'll be in Santa Fe for the first week of Oct with Overman's train riding group. Perhaps we can hook up one day at or close to the Balloon Fiesta. We've been the past two years and it is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By txwino
Hi Paul: Think we'll probably go to FL in...

Hi Paul:

Think we'll probably go to FL in Jan to attend Overman's Super Show rally. After that it is South Padre for the month of Feb. How's the KingAire order coming, and when do you expect to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By txwino
Hi Tom: Trip to Mich was great - Spartan...

Hi Tom:

Trip to Mich was great - Spartan treated us VERY well at their rally. My quick trip to AK right after that rally was even better - 4 days of fishing/shrimping/crabbing which netted 97...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By txwino
We're here. Parked almost next door to the Black...

We're here. Parked almost next door to the Black Pearl, although I doubt the new owner calls it that any more. He's got some runnin Arkansas Razorback Hog running in his side window. She looks...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-01-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,274
Posted By txwino
Congratulations Steve and Lynette: Having...

Congratulations Steve and Lynette:

Having just picked up a new '08 EXDP in Nappanee ourselves, we share your enthusiasm and wish you good luck and safe travels. Ain't that Comfort Drive great? ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-10-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,558
Posted By txwino
OH why not Bob? We all know the INTIMATE...

OH why not Bob? We all know the INTIMATE relationship you have with Nappanee and snow!!! http://irv2.infopop.cc/images/party.gif
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-01-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,268
Posted By txwino
6.1 MPG average over 28000 miles with headwinds,...

6.1 MPG average over 28000 miles with headwinds, tailwinds, between 60-75 MPH. From Triptek.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-28-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 54,586
Posted By txwino
Hi Bob: Great pics of the new Irv desk. ...

Hi Bob:

Great pics of the new Irv desk. Shouldn't surprise me as I had him do the same for us last April and he did a fantastic job. It was the first time he had done any of the Ginger glaze...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-17-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,126
Posted By txwino
Another vote for the Little Giant. Love it!

Another vote for the Little Giant. Love it!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-15-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,040
Posted By txwino
Thanks for the comments. Perhaps my post sounded...

Thanks for the comments. Perhaps my post sounded a bit harsher than I intended but at the time, after reading the first several posts it seemed that it could be headed in a different direction than...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-13-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,040
Posted By txwino
Hope this thread doesn't turn into a popularity...

Hope this thread doesn't turn into a popularity contest, but if it is going to be a complete list it can't be so without mentioning one of the best Newmar Dealers in the country that has so far been...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-16-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Thanks John. I'll be anxious to hear what...

Thanks John.

I'll be anxious to hear what Spartan has to say about that problem. I only use high jake now if necessary on prolonged, steep grade descents. As a matter of fact, I don't even...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-15-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Thanks John and Sebastian: I'll check the...

Thanks John and Sebastian:

I'll check the radiator for obstruction, and I will check the radiator shroud position.

I have been experiencing this high a temperature range for about a year now....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Hi John. Thanks for the response. It sounds to...

Hi John. Thanks for the response. It sounds to me like the fan is in high speed when climbing hills and the temps climbing above 203+/-. The problem is the temp keeps slowly climbing and will...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2007, 05:20 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
My coach was also upgraded (for the third time)...

My coach was also upgraded (for the third time) in April, in Charlotte. Belt is still very tight, I too have the loud noise in the 1800-2000 RPM range, but my Engine temp cycles between the mid...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,379
Posted By txwino
Hi John: Glad you both are OK. Must have...

Hi John:

Glad you both are OK. Must have been a shock. Were you driving at night when you hit it?

I just spoke with Susan, the Balloon Fiesta RV parking lady, and she said she thought all...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-24-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 88,811
Posted By txwino
Hi Bob: We've got a new LADB with us in...

Hi Bob:

We've got a new LADB with us in Marty Lown's caravan group of 30 some odd RV's. We're all in row D - Marty's London Aire (older model) is at the north end of the row. So far the new LADB...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-19-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By txwino
Hi Stretch: Don't know how far away you want...

Hi Stretch:

Don't know how far away you want to look for a used Essex, but Marty Lown has a couple for sale at his dealership in Carthage, MO. He is a great person to work with - very...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-24-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,828
Posted By txwino
Sounds like it would almost be worth a special...

Sounds like it would almost be worth a special trip to Camp Newmar just to enjoy the irv2 party that is bound to break out - with all the announced visits during that time!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-03-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Hi Sebastian: Just arrived in Arlington, TX...

Hi Sebastian:

Just arrived in Arlington, TX today and now have about 1500 mi on my coach since the third Spartan upgrade - and the 4th belt was installed in Charlotte. This time, it seems that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-22-2007, 05:07 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Hi "Racer" John. Sorry I missed you the day you...

Hi "Racer" John. Sorry I missed you the day you left Newmar. Thanks for your card. Really enjoyed our visits and hope our paths cross again. Have a great time in Talladega.

Safe travels to you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-18-2007, 03:51 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Hi Glen: I agree that all the folks at Holt...

Hi Glen:

I agree that all the folks at Holt Cat seemed real nice. Having said that, they told me this was the first "fix" they had installed for Spartan. Said they just followed the directions...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-17-2007, 04:59 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Hi John, We'll be here. I've got an...

Hi John,

We'll be here. I've got an appointment tomorrow morning with Onan, in Elkhart, to have the 50 hr service to the genset. Should be back by Noon. Not sure when Ken is planning on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-16-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Hi Sebastian: We should be here until next...

Hi Sebastian:

We should be here until next week anyway. Looking forward to meeting you later this week.

King
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-16-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
I agree Bob. We had multiple promises from the...

I agree Bob. We had multiple promises from the Girard guy that he would show up and change out to the biggest magnets for the slide toppers and change one slide topper. Not only did he not show...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-16-2007, 04:05 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Hi John - glad all went well at Spartan. We're...

Hi John - glad all went well at Spartan. We're still in Nappanee (actually driving the toad back from Cleveland today). Been waiting for the Girard guy to show for a week. Latest excuse is he...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-11-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 48,062
Posted By txwino
Now finished with my Spartan visit in Charlotte,...

Now finished with my Spartan visit in Charlotte, MI. Had a great experience there plus a nice visit with "racer0624" from this forum. I told Spartan that I had experienced quite a bit of what...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-08-2007, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,109
Posted By txwino
Apologies certainly not necessary. PM'd you back...

Apologies certainly not necessary. PM'd you back and the literature will be on the way from Charlotte tomorrow.

King
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-07-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,509
Posted By txwino
Drove the coach to Elkhart this morning, so we...

Drove the coach to Elkhart this morning, so we could get the coach indoors. Don Montgomery was kind enough to come in, on a holiday weekend, and apply Diamon Fusion to our windshields. Needed to be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-07-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,109
Posted By txwino
Hi Ed: I've still got the info on the Grand...

Hi Ed:

I've still got the info on the Grand Star you wanted - the one page flyer, and the application for a color brochure when they come out the first part of May. If you want me to send them to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-04-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,109
Posted By txwino
Thanks Bob. We tried to go to Burkholders...

Thanks Bob.

We tried to go to Burkholders this morning at 0605, after they took our coach to Highline Svc, but it didn't open until 0630. The wife wanted to go to Shipshawana so we headed there...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-04-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,109
Posted By txwino
Ed: Went to Parts (really nice lady helped...

Ed:

Went to Parts (really nice lady helped there), who forwarded me to Sales, and the nice lady there - Linda - gave me what she said was the only literature yet available on the Grand Star. It...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-03-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,963
Posted By txwino
Do you think it might be something like storm...

Do you think it might be something like storm damage, or vandalism?

Hi Paul. Say hi to Jill for us. Hope you have a great summer.

King
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-03-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,109
Posted By txwino
Hi Ed: I'm here in Nappanee and will make an...

Hi Ed:

I'm here in Nappanee and will make an attempt to find a Grand Star brochure for you tomorrow. If I come up with one, I'll let you know and you can email your address to me.

70 degrees...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-02-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,502
Posted By txwino
Funny coincidence, Road Pilot and I are sitting...

Funny coincidence, Road Pilot and I are sitting here in Nappanee, tail to tail, in a gusty wind - albeit not as gusty/windy as yesterday. Both our coaches just got back from having the first of four...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-24-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,093
Posted By txwino
After all the nice and deserving things said here...

After all the nice and deserving things said here regarding good experiences with different specific dealers, I feel the need to expand a bit on Bob's mention/recommendation of Marty Lown at...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-07-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 88,811
Posted By txwino
I know how the cash out goes, however, hopefully...

I know how the cash out goes, however, hopefully it will bear fruit. I put my son through 4 years at Purdue's aviation program, but the good news is he's had a great airline job for about 15 years...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-07-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 88,811
Posted By txwino
Congrats to your son Bob. I flew with quite a...

Congrats to your son Bob. I flew with quite a few Embry Riddle grads and even hired a few in my 31+ year career with a major airline. It's a very good school with an excellent reputation.

King
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 03-07-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By txwino
I REALLY hate to do this, but a very personal...

I REALLY hate to do this, but a very personal situation requires me to ask what the procedure is regarding cancelling of a fully paid reservation.

We truly were looking forward to this rally but...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 03-07-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By txwino
I REALLY hate to do this, but a very personal...

I REALLY hate to do this, but a very personal situation requires me to ask what the procedure is regarding cancelling of a fully paid reservation.

We truly were looking forward to this rally but...
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