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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-04-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Wwdnet
I'll also pass this along; first cold weather of...

I'll also pass this along; first cold weather of the year/first freeze moved in yesterday for us. Nobody's working outside in this but this would be an easy one if it works😀
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-03-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you! One more suggestion forwarded to DHq...

Thank you! One more suggestion forwarded to DHq along with some fix-it and parts info in case it needs to be replaced. So many additions to the honey-do list😉 with carpal tunnel surgery scheduled for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,713
Posted By Wwdnet
If we had known then what we know now... Our...

If we had known then what we know now...

Our 23-year-old Daybreak looked good, but underneath that pretty face was a never-ending list of repairs. We put it in a local shop for some fixes and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you all for responding to my questions....

Thank you all for responding to my questions. This forum has been a treasure trove of solutions to problems we, as RV newbies, never anticipated. It's been quite a journey so far without ever leaving...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you for your response. I forwarded this to...

Thank you for your response. I forwarded this to DH who will have to investigate next day off. Never a real day "off"😉
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you for your response. I forwarded this to...

Thank you for your response. I forwarded this to DH and we can try this out on his next day off!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you for your response. I forwarded your...

Thank you for your response. I forwarded your response to DH. He will have to start poking around to see if the attached solution will fix the problem. He's on 12-hour shifts this week but he's got...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you. I'm passing this along to my DH. If it...

Thank you. I'm passing this along to my DH. If it works it would be a simple solution.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-01-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Wwdnet
Brake Problem

When the brake pedal is depressed and then released, it seems that it's not completely released, as the brake lights stay on and only pulling up the pedal shuts them off. Will this work itself out...
Forum: Damon 11-30-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you. I checked the sides (inside) of the...

Thank you. I checked the sides (inside) of the oven door - nothing there. That's where I expected it to be🤔
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-29-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,616
Posted By Wwdnet
Happy (day after) Thanksgiving �� 41 in NE FL,...

Happy (day after) Thanksgiving �� 41 in NE FL, no wind, sunny and heading toward 70��
Forum: Damon 11-20-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Wwdnet
Ordered a roll of sound/heat barrier and waiting...

Ordered a roll of sound/heat barrier and waiting for it to come in so we can finish up the doghouse area. In the meantime, got the water heater working after ECO and thermostat replacement. Measured...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Wwdnet
WH Update

Success!! The WH starts and shuts off on its own after replacing the ECO and thermostat. Final water temp was 145.1 F. On to the fridge next, or replacing the igniter on the stove.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you! I sent the manual to DH, who will now...

Thank you! I sent the manual to DH, who will now be able to troubleshoot more efficiently! As always, you and this forum are a wealth of information!

It will likely be a few days before he can get...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Wwdnet
The fridge is a Norcold 6162. It is surprisingly...

The fridge is a Norcold 6162. It is surprisingly cold on AC, for which I am very happy. I'll pass your message on to my DH. He was so pleased to get the WH to heat water that he buttoned everything...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Wwdnet
Problem Solved (We hope) with Atwood WH

My DH removed and bypassed the ECO switch, then put the meter to it and it showed an open circuit. After bypassing the ECO, the WH lights and stays lit🔥The water is hot hot hot! I ordered a new ECO...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Wwdnet
The WH is an Atwood G6A-8E. A couple of times the...

The WH is an Atwood G6A-8E. A couple of times the red light on the wall switch stayed lit, but the flame had gone out per my DH who was standing outside freezing. I'm not sure what that means, but I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Wwdnet
I know the WH is an Atwood. I'll try to find the...

I know the WH is an Atwood. I'll try to find the model#.

Thank you for all of this information. I sent this to DH who now will know exactly where to check. It's the "how" of everything that keeps...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you - will try that!

Thank you - will try that!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you. We'll look at that.

Thank you. We'll look at that.
Forum: Damon 11-17-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you!!

Thank you!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Wwdnet
1996 Damon Daybreak Water Heater Won't Stay On

We got the coach heater (furnace) working great but can't get the water heater to stay lit. The pilot lights when the switch is toggled, but the flame goes right back out. It may just be an...
Forum: Damon 11-16-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Wwdnet
Thank you - I'll try that. I can't find the model...

Thank you - I'll try that. I can't find the model # - it isn't anywhere visible on the stove, oven door, or oven interior. Maybe it's outside accessible from the compartment behind the stove?
Forum: Damon 11-15-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Wwdnet
I contacted Thor customer service and they had a...

I contacted Thor customer service and they had a 1997 Damon Daybreak manual (digital pdf) which they said would cover most of my needs for my 1996 Daybreak.
Forum: Damon 11-15-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 36,105
Posted By Wwdnet
We bought our 1996 Daybreak in March 2019 - it...

We bought our 1996 Daybreak in March 2019 - it had 22K miles on the odometer and was used and abused but thousands of $$ and a lot of manual labor later, it is getting close to making its maiden...
Forum: Damon 11-15-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Wwdnet
Did you run regular gas (87 octane) in your...

Did you run regular gas (87 octane) in your Daybreak? I would love to get that kind of mileage in my 96 Daybreak 3130; so far, we are still remodeling so no road trips but 10 mpg would be something...
Forum: Damon 11-15-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Wwdnet
We had ours done at a local shop, so the only...

We had ours done at a local shop, so the only how-tos I know about are the YouTube ones. They don't show having to drop the springs to install the airbags. I do know that the new airbags made a...
Forum: Damon 11-15-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Wwdnet
Igniter on Atwood Wedgewood Stove

The previous owner broke the channel for the igniter knob and epoxied it on. In removing it (not gently) DH popped the igniter inside the hole. Anyone know how to get it back where it belongs? I...
Forum: Damon 11-15-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Wwdnet
Where do you get decals from? I'd like to replace...

Where do you get decals from? I'd like to replace ours!
Forum: Damon 11-15-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Wwdnet
Flooring Installation Begins - Twice: Update

The new flooring is almost done and I love it; carpet in cab except for doghouse that remains to be covered (looking for best heat/noise proofing), locking vinyl
plank in rest of motorhome except...
Forum: Damon 11-03-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Wwdnet
Can anyone tell me where to find the model number...

Can anyone tell me where to find the model number for the Atwood Wedgewood stove in a 1996 Damon Daybreak 3130? It's nowhere I would have thought it would be :confused:
Forum: Damon 11-03-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Wwdnet
Flooring Installation Begins - Twice

Although it's hard to tell, we started out with GripStrip (TrafficMaster), which was a nightmare. Every speck of dust contaminated the adhesive strip and DH was fuming. Returned 5 of 6 boxes and got...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-03-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,384
Posted By Wwdnet
That was an amazingly gutsy move to take on a...

That was an amazingly gutsy move to take on a project like that, but even more amazing that that you got it done! Your reasoning on old things is the same as ours, especially after looking at new...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-01-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,384
Posted By Wwdnet
My DH is a tinkerer and plans to do ongoing...

My DH is a tinkerer and plans to do ongoing "improvements" to keep him busy and out of trouble (=out of my hair). He's retiring next year and determined to make our abused rig a showpiece. I bought...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-01-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 1,416,458
Posted By Wwdnet
Nice!! How is the interior?

Nice!! How is the interior?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-31-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,631
Posted By Wwdnet
After researching, it looks like Sling Orange +...

After researching, it looks like Sling Orange + Blue with Cloud DVR and sports add-ons will get us most of what we need at $30 less per month. Sling is supposed.to travel well. We have hotspot on our...
Forum: Damon 10-31-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Wwdnet
Progress is very slow because there are hundreds...

Progress is very slow because there are hundreds and hundreds of staples holding that carpet, but all the main areas are 99% down to plywood. I'll get some destruction photos to add to the history. ...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-30-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,631
Posted By Wwdnet
We have MetroPCS (T-Mobile) that comes with...

We have MetroPCS (T-Mobile) that comes with unlimited everything and a free hotspot. We'll see how well it works! Around this area and most of FL, the network signal is excellent (4-5 bars). We have...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-30-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,631
Posted By Wwdnet
I suspect that I will spend a great part of today...

I suspect that I will spend a great part of today researching the best way for us to get our favorite streaming channels from a new or multiple providers. I've been comparing channel lineups but...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-28-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,631
Posted By Wwdnet
Sorry - PSV=PlayStation Vue We use PSV for...

Sorry - PSV=PlayStation Vue

We use PSV for our main streaming service at home. We use Roku sticks for access on our TVs that don't have built in Roku or Android operating system (not "smart"...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-27-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,616
Posted By Wwdnet
NE FL 70s at night and 80's daytime. It's still...

NE FL 70s at night and 80's daytime. It's still fairly humid here.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-27-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,631
Posted By Wwdnet
Interested in the responses, since we have PSV...

Interested in the responses, since we have PSV and unlimited data on our cell plan. I'm not planning on getting a satellite service unless we experience terminal boredom during bad weather! We tested...
Forum: Damon 10-24-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Wwdnet
1996 Damon Daybreak - Flooring Questions and More "Stuff"

We are almost done removing the 23-year-old carpet from our Daybreak and will be shopping for flooring directly. The plan is to install locking (and glued down) vinyl plank, but there are areas where...
Forum: Damon 10-24-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Wwdnet
We have a 1996 Daybreak currently in refurb mode....

We have a 1996 Daybreak currently in refurb mode. We've learned a lot but not sure we learned anything that will help you unless you have a '96 or '97.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 123,698
Posted By Wwdnet
DH replaced the old Magnetek 6345...

DH replaced the old Magnetek 6345 converter/charger with a new WFCO 9845 model, then continued tearing out the old carpet. I'm just the cleanup crew so I carried the old carpet out front and tossed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By Wwdnet
Interested in the feedback for your post. We are...

Interested in the feedback for your post. We are in the middle of tearing out 2 layers of carpet plus padding in our '96 Daybreak. The plan is to install vinyl plank because it would seem to be more...
Forum: Full-Timers 10-17-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,965
Posted By Wwdnet
My ex and I had a muscle car addiction. We lived...

My ex and I had a muscle car addiction. We lived building street race ready engines, chroming up all the engine parts, buying expensive wide tires, and going to car shows. It was an expensive hobby...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,555
Posted By Wwdnet
I keep searching for space in our 36' to put a...

I keep searching for space in our 36' to put a W/D. I haven't found it yet but if we ever trade up, I'll definitely have a stacker! I do laundry twice a week at home and hate having dirty clothes...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Wwdnet
I just watched one a couple of days ago - it was...

I just watched one a couple of days ago - it was fascinating! DH is a huge YouTube fan when it comes to how-to all kinds of things but especially MH repairs and mods.With replacement of the converter...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Wwdnet
Eye-Opening Trip to RV Show

This morning my DH and I went to an RV show at our county campground. After looking at a couple dozen Class A's & C's, I am feeling more optimistic about our '96 Damon Daybreak fixer. The workmanship...
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