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Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 09-27-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,233
Posted By Bosty
Thumbs up Same situation here. Thor has gone above and...

Same situation here. Thor has gone above and beyond to make things perfect, even to the extent of sending a tech to me at my storage location to have repairs completed. As far as I am concerned,...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 08-04-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,233
Posted By Bosty
You might want to go to the Forrest River area of...

You might want to go to the Forrest River area of this blog before you say they don't have these problems. They all use the same components so they are all going to have similar issues. I would bet...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 08-03-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,233
Posted By Bosty
ABrask, that is a beautiful post. I love your...

ABrask, that is a beautiful post. I love your attitude and it should be an inspiration for us all. We will pray that your health problems are manageable and for a long and fun filled life. I try...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 07-30-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,233
Posted By Bosty
After 8 months of ownership and 5,000 miles...

After 8 months of ownership and 5,000 miles later, yes I would buy my 2016 35.1 again in a heartbeat!!!
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 07-12-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,367
Posted By Bosty
Both are wonderful RV's. There were two deciding...

Both are wonderful RV's. There were two deciding factors for us. First was the difference in price. To get a comparable Tuscany to the 35.1 would have been several thousand dollars more. Second...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 07-12-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 78,692
Posted By Bosty
Craig is a wonderful tech and a true asset to...

Craig is a wonderful tech and a true asset to Thor. He has been to my storage location to fix a few problems for me. Thor is truly a customer service oriented company. I can't say enough good...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 06-28-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 43,491
Posted By Bosty
The new style latches are standard on the 2016...

The new style latches are standard on the 2016 models and newer. They work very, very well.
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 06-18-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,476
Posted By Bosty
Congratulations... You will truly love it. ...

Congratulations... You will truly love it. Those of us who love our outnumber those who don't by vast numbers. Have fun and enjoy!!!
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 06-16-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,664
Posted By Bosty
I bought the Tekonsha RF wireless brake...

I bought the Tekonsha RF wireless brake controller that some on this blog recommended. I installed it in 5 minutes. Works wonderfully and was only $250 0n Amazon. I highly recommend it. I didn't...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 05-18-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 43,491
Posted By Bosty
Yes, this is a new feature for 2016 and newer. ...

Yes, this is a new feature for 2016 and newer. They come in quite handy at night when extra lighting is needed at the rear. They are projector lights like the headlights on the 2016 models. The...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 05-16-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 43,491
Posted By Bosty
On the Palazzos there is a switch on the dash...

On the Palazzos there is a switch on the dash marked Docking Lights. The ignition has to be on for them to work. I'm sure it is similar in other coaches.
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 05-12-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 43,491
Posted By Bosty
I believe your Freightliner dealer can adjust...

I believe your Freightliner dealer can adjust that. The coach should be level or you may experience handling problems. Should be a warranty item if you get to it before too many miles are on it.
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 05-12-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,457
Posted By Bosty
Having had other RVs with hydraulic and electric...

Having had other RVs with hydraulic and electric gear driven slides, I can tell you they are just as problematic as the Schwintek slides and maybe more so. I have had problems with both. Problems...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 05-10-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,966
Posted By Bosty
I had a problem with my 2016 35.1 in that the...

I had a problem with my 2016 35.1 in that the pump continued to cycle about one second on and one second off. We had a Thor tech address the problem which at first was believed to be a bad pump. ...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 05-08-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,457
Posted By Bosty
After six months, seven outings, and 2,000 miles...

After six months, seven outings, and 2,000 miles on our 2016 35.1 we could not be happier. A few minor issues but Thor has gone above and beyond our expectations. We would never consider another...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 04-26-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,286
Posted By Bosty
I have a 2016 35.1. It is a tight squeeze, but I...

I have a 2016 35.1. It is a tight squeeze, but I can get to all areas with the slides closed. I weigh 245 lbs. You do have to climb on top of the bed to get to the bedroom closet, and some of the...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 04-25-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,286
Posted By Bosty
After 6 months of ownership, our 2016 35.1 is...

After 6 months of ownership, our 2016 35.1 is nearly flawless. The odometer is now at 3,300 miles and I am getting 12.5 to 13.2 mpg on level ground at 65 mph. It is the best RV we have ever owned,...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 04-20-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,286
Posted By Bosty
Thumbs up I could not be happier with my 35.1. A few minor...

I could not be happier with my 35.1. A few minor issues, sure... But the bottom line is, you can go to any blog and read about people having the same problems; even the Entegras and Prevosts. If...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 04-18-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By Bosty
If you are convinced that an upscale gas unit is...

If you are convinced that an upscale gas unit is the way to go, take a look at the Thor Challenger. It is a superb upscale unit and you should be able to do much, much less than $200K.
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 04-18-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,286
Posted By Bosty
We have a 2016 Palazzo 35.1. It is now 6 months...

We have a 2016 Palazzo 35.1. It is now 6 months old. The best way to describe this unit is superb!!!!
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 04-09-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By Bosty
Avoid CW at all costs. I made the mistake not...

Avoid CW at all costs. I made the mistake not once, but twice. Never again. Thor, on the other hand, has been awesome. One of the best companies I have ever dealt with.
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 04-09-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,011
Posted By Bosty
Mine was broken upon delivery. Camping World did...

Mine was broken upon delivery. Camping World did nothing for me so I contacted Thor customer service and they shipped me one. Easy repair through the inspection plate on the top of the instrument...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 03-21-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,304
Posted By Bosty
I had a 2014 Thor Four Winds 33sw Super C that...

I had a 2014 Thor Four Winds 33sw Super C that the back window shade kept falling off. Came to find out that there was an upgrade to the brackets. The repair shop I had repair it got them from...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 03-16-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,476
Posted By Bosty
My Palazzo is a 2016 35.1 and it is 4 months old....

My Palazzo is a 2016 35.1 and it is 4 months old. I bought it as a display model at a NASCAR race. Everything works perfectly and the slides could not be better. Love this unit. We have used it 4...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-29-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,584
Posted By Bosty
I don't know how to compare CW to WM. Maybe the...

I don't know how to compare CW to WM. Maybe the retail store, but I would give the better grade to Wal-Mart. We're not spending hundreds of thousands of dollars at Wal-Mart, so I would not see the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-26-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Bosty
Industrial grade velcro works great and is cheap....

Industrial grade velcro works great and is cheap. You just have to be careful when removing the item installed so it doesn't peel the wall covering away. It will also hold a lot of weight if you...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 02-25-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By Bosty
You have to be careful if you lower it in the...

You have to be careful if you lower it in the front with the right front slide extended on the 36.1 because you might stress it on the slideout corner. The rear of the awning is not a problem.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-25-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,584
Posted By Bosty
I have nightmares over the thoughts of the two...

I have nightmares over the thoughts of the two RVs I've purchased at CW. The problem is I was stupid enough to buy a second one from them. If it were not for the fine people at Thor Motorcoach I...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-05-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,868
Posted By Bosty
My wife and I have always said we are leaving...

My wife and I have always said we are leaving everything to the family.... As long as they can make the payments!!!! Go for it and enjoy what you have worked hard for....
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-31-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,664
Posted By Bosty
The accelerometer for the wireless unit is in the...

The accelerometer for the wireless unit is in the module that is hard mounted to the trailer and it is proportional. It activates when the brake lights come on. It pairs with an RF signal up to 300...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-30-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,664
Posted By Bosty
Thanks, everyone. I think I will go with Don's...

Thanks, everyone. I think I will go with Don's suggestion. So much easier to understand and install. Plus, I don' have to crawl across the ground trying to figure out where to run wiring, getting...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-27-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,664
Posted By Bosty
Hey Don, Thanks for this post. These are...

Hey Don,

Thanks for this post. These are awesome and simple to install. By the time I bought a wired one and went through the bother to crawl under my rig to wire it, I would have probably spent...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-27-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,664
Posted By Bosty
Trailer Brake Controller

I have a 2016 Palazzo 35.1. Does anyone know if these units are pre-wired for a brake controller?
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-08-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 103,822
Posted By Bosty
I would think and easy way to check for sure...

I would think and easy way to check for sure would be to measure your bumper height at the center of the front and rear before dumping the air, and then do it again after dumping the air. Can't get...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-06-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,141
Posted By Bosty
The 35.1 and the 33.4 are the only Palazzos with...

The 35.1 and the 33.4 are the only Palazzos with two heating units. Not sure where the fuses are located but both thermostats are located in the same location which may be your problem as the back...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-02-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 228,033
Posted By Bosty
Terry, It's John here. Berlin is right, my 35.1...

Terry, It's John here. Berlin is right, my 35.1 did the same until I set both thermostats to Automatic. I believe it does that to keep the air circulating since you are using direct heat.
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 12-29-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By Bosty
I don't know how they work on a 2014 but on my...

I don't know how they work on a 2014 but on my 2016, inside the generator bay you can access the back of the headlight housing. On the back side of the housings, you will see there are 3 long hex...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 11-25-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,457
Posted By Bosty
We take delivery of a 2016 35.1 on Saturday. I'm...

We take delivery of a 2016 35.1 on Saturday. I'm very encouraged with what I am reading here. We are trading in a Thor Fourwinds Super C which was very problematic before we got the factory...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 11-21-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 228,033
Posted By Bosty
We just traded our Four Winds 33SW for a 2016...

We just traded our Four Winds 33SW for a 2016 Palazzo 35.1 and we take delivery on 11/28. Please include me.
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 02-26-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 49,959
Posted By Bosty
I got the same line of BS from the GM of my local...

I got the same line of BS from the GM of my local CW, and even had a call from a national customer service manager. They all apologized, but in the end, nothing changed until Thor got involved. I...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 02-26-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 49,959
Posted By Bosty
Don and Dale, no problem. Just happy to hear...

Don and Dale, no problem. Just happy to hear there are others who love their Thor. Glad to see you are using RV Renovators. You will be very happy with their service. One of the best companies I...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 02-25-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 49,959
Posted By Bosty
Ok, I'm going to inject my two cents worth...

Ok, I'm going to inject my two cents worth again... I have had my Thor Four Winds 33SW Super C for almost 2 years now. I purchased this unit from Camping World in Mesa, Arizona. For the first four...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 01-13-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 49,959
Posted By Bosty
Don and Dale, glad to hear you are working with...

Don and Dale, glad to hear you are working with RVR. They saved the day for us. Great people and they will make sure your are happy, no matter what it takes. Keep my posted on your progress....
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 01-09-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 49,959
Posted By Bosty
Gypsy, where on the west coast are you? I am in...

Gypsy, where on the west coast are you? I am in the Phoenix area and have a 2014 Thor Four Winds Super C that was so bad I was ready to drive it off a cliff. I agree about Camping World and will...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 02-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 49,959
Posted By Bosty
Unfortunately, the Lemon Law in Arizona only...

Unfortunately, the Lemon Law in Arizona only covers the chasis which is the only part that has been flawless.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 02-17-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,780
Posted By Bosty
The previous version 6.4 had some problems. I...

The previous version 6.4 had some problems. I have not heard of any priblems with the 2013 or 14. Ours is very strong and are now getting 11 mph with 4K on the odometer. The drive train does have a...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 01-11-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,780
Posted By Bosty
There is an electric rocker switch on the dash...

There is an electric rocker switch on the dash which switches between the two tanks seemlessly. It wrks very, very well. Just watch the miles remaining on the display and switch over when it reads 10...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 01-08-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,780
Posted By Bosty
We have the propane generator. A friend of ours...

We have the propane generator. A friend of ours has an identical unit with the diesel gen. I can't tell any difference in the two when they are running. Sound about the same and the propane...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 01-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,780
Posted By Bosty
Power in the mountains is superb!!!! Never need...

Power in the mountains is superb!!!! Never need to drop below the speed limit. Yes the cab is quiet, and comfortable. Stereo system could be better, but it is acceptable. All diesel Fords now use...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 01-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,780
Posted By Bosty
Retail was 148k we paid 111k. The contract is 20...

Retail was 148k we paid 111k. The contract is 20 years.
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