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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-26-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,960
Posted By digNbubbs
Never did.

Never did.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-24-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,307
Posted By digNbubbs
I agree that trying to offset cost with a little...

I agree that trying to offset cost with a little better MPG would be a losing effort. I am most interested in decreasing the rolling resistance for ease of towing. I spend a lot of time in the west,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-24-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,307
Posted By digNbubbs
I agree on the Jeep Safari getting a bit crowded....

I agree on the Jeep Safari getting a bit crowded. I haven't done one in a few years now - I prefer going to Moab when things are a bit quieter :)

Not only am I running 37s with a 3.8L, I also have...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-19-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,307
Posted By digNbubbs
I have spent quite a bit of time in Moab. I am...

I have spent quite a bit of time in Moab. I am originally from NorCal, so I spend most of my time in the western US. We have probably been to a couple of Safaris together :) I usually stay south of...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-19-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,307
Posted By digNbubbs
Thanks for the feedback. Anecdotally, it is...

Thanks for the feedback. Anecdotally, it is sounding like the consensus is that putting the Jeep on a trailer won't save me much - other than tire wear.



No, still have the same 40 footer as I...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-19-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,307
Posted By digNbubbs
This is why I asked here, as I don't know that to...

This is why I asked here, as I don't know that to be true. I know there is a difference in the rotational mass of 4- 37" x 12.50 tire vs. 4-trailer tires. But, does the offset of sprung/unspring...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-19-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,742
Posted By digNbubbs
Solid advice here. I don't have much to add other...

Solid advice here. I don't have much to add other than to be aware of the weight of the Jeep you are looking at. Looks like you have 5k pound towing capacity with the Winnebago, and a stock Unlimited...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-19-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,307
Posted By digNbubbs
Non-Stock Wrangler: 4-Down vs. Trailer Towing

I am a fulltimer and have been towing a Wrangler since 2007. First one remained stock, the next one was lifted slightly, and the latest one has undergone the knife a few times and is kind of a beast...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-12-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,425
Posted By digNbubbs
Are you at Rocky Mountain Cummins in Henderson?...

Are you at Rocky Mountain Cummins in Henderson? If so, you might want to check out Drive Line Specialist, just up the road from Cummins. They do custom builds and such. Not positive if they do truck...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-10-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By digNbubbs
I'm not one of the smarter ones on here, but I...

I'm not one of the smarter ones on here, but I really don't understand the reasoning behind this. What difference would it make if the amperage fluctuated? You can run a microwave oven, which has...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-07-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,523
Posted By digNbubbs
Honestly, it is truly not worth all the work to...

Honestly, it is truly not worth all the work to get it through the door. I was a little freaked out about going in through the window, but it was just so easy. I had access to a forklift, but with a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-07-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,523
Posted By digNbubbs
In this picture, you can see the original...

In this picture, you can see the original configuration of the shelf above the furnace. That came down much lower, with a much sturdier support built to hold the fridge.
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-07-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,523
Posted By digNbubbs
I, too, lowered the shelf and removed the top...

I, too, lowered the shelf and removed the top trim piece. My furnace specs said I just needed 1/2" clearance on top of the furnace, so I lowered the new shelf to about that. I also removed the top...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-07-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,523
Posted By digNbubbs
Unfortunately, I don't remember the size. I took...

Unfortunately, I don't remember the size. I took one of the adjustable feet with me to Home Depot and sized it up. I ran it up through the aluminum plate, installed a jam nut, then another jam nut,...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-06-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,523
Posted By digNbubbs
I did the RF18 install a couple months back. Kept...

I did the RF18 install a couple months back. Kept the wheels on, did not secure the top of the fridge. I removed the two adjustable feet in the front and ran bolts through those openings. I drilled...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-05-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By digNbubbs
For the backup cameras, I would recommend...

For the backup cameras, I would recommend checking the display. I have found that on my system, the back camera will blank out, but the sides will still work. Sometimes one of the sides will blank...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-05-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By digNbubbs
I have not installed one in mine ('06 Knight...

I have not installed one in mine ('06 Knight 40PLQ), but it came wired from the factory for one. There is a switch on the bedroom wall labeled CEILING. Problem is that nobody has been able to tell me...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-22-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 889
Posted By digNbubbs
Sweet! Looks like I waited long enough. Been...

Sweet! Looks like I waited long enough. Been dealing with the ding and the light for about 6 months. I knew they had extended '07-'10, but not '11+. This is great news :)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-17-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By digNbubbs
Thanks for linking that up. I was too lazy to...

Thanks for linking that up. I was too lazy to find it :) I really appreciate your write-up. It helped me think of things before I had to deal with them.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-16-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By digNbubbs
Thanks for the kind words. I am really happy how...

Thanks for the kind words. I am really happy how it went. And happy it is almost done. My Dometic was down for almost two months, and I have been using a dorm fridge. So nice to have big space.


...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-15-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By digNbubbs
Samsung Install - '06 Knight

After going through two RV fridges in 10 years, I finally gave in and decided to install a residential in my '06 Knight. It has been a challenging project, but I am glad to be getting close to the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-09-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By digNbubbs
Thanks for the info! Glad to hear I won't have to...

Thanks for the info! Glad to hear I won't have to fight with silicone or such.

I will post up some pics after I am done. I am working on the cabinet tomorrow and Saturday, then hoping to get the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-09-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By digNbubbs
Window Seals

I am installing a Samsung fridge this weekend, and will be removing my driver side front window to move it in. My question: is there a seal between the window frame and the fiberglass on the outside...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-31-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,830
Posted By digNbubbs
I have a 2006 40' Knight with the ISC 330. I tow...

I have a 2006 40' Knight with the ISC 330. I tow a very heavy 2011 4-door Wrangler (5600 lbs), and I feel it. I think the biggest thing I felt was larger tires and heavier wheels (37" tires and 17"...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-30-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,960
Posted By digNbubbs
I am jealous of those with the controller in the...

I am jealous of those with the controller in the wet bay close to the water pump! I have my bay completely torn down - I am in there replacing the two tank knife valves, fixing sensors, rebuilding...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-29-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,960
Posted By digNbubbs
Thanks for all the suggestions. I am stumped. I...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I am stumped. I looked inside everything I could open from the generator compartment back to the engine. Opened a few panels that I probably shouldn't have. Traced...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-29-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,960
Posted By digNbubbs
Locating the Latching Controller

I know this is a long shot, but has anyone located the water pump latching controller in a 2006 Knight or similar coach?

I can tell you where it isn't. I have the wet bay torn apart, and can...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-19-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By digNbubbs
haha - yea. Shipping. I ordered a few, and the...

haha - yea. Shipping. I ordered a few, and the shipping only went up by a few cents. I will have spares!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-19-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By digNbubbs
Yup, that is the part! Thanks for the drawing. I...

Yup, that is the part! Thanks for the drawing. I ordered some from Amazon the other day, and will use the drawing measurements when this one comes in to assure it is the right one.

Thanks!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-19-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By digNbubbs
Yes, that is the thing there. I think I figured...

Yes, that is the thing there. I think I figured out what happened last night - it was the screen door that was frozen to the door jam, not the coach door. When I applied pressure to the coach door to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-18-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By digNbubbs
No, but when I changed to search term from...

No, but when I changed to search term from "catch" to "latch", I found this item (https://a.co/aS4gi0A) a few pages in. I think this might be it. I thought I had seen everything Amazon had to offer in...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-18-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By digNbubbs
I was afraid of that. I am a couple of hours from...

I was afraid of that. I am a couple of hours from the nearest RV supply place, so I will call before I order to make sure that part is included. I was hoping to find it on its own so I don't have to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-18-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By digNbubbs
What's This Thing Called: Screen Door Catch?

This month has been difficult on my coach. Fridge died, replacing with a Samsung. Black tank knife valve leaking into wet bay. Water pump died - looking for latching relay to troubleshoot. And now...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-11-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By digNbubbs
I've been using my original SaniCon 10 years as a...

I've been using my original SaniCon 10 years as a fulltimer. I have a love/hate relationship with it.

As mentioned, the impellers can go bad, but they are pretty tough. If they single screw that...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-04-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By digNbubbs
Great - thanks, Bill. I was looking at the 1/2" x...

Great - thanks, Bill. I was looking at the 1/2" x 50' Apex hose on Amazon. Sounds like that will work then. I will cut at 35' and use the other side on my pressure regulator rig.

I was looking...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-03-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By digNbubbs
OEM Freshwater Hose Spec

Howdy - I am looking for the original specification for the freshwater hose on a 2006 Knight hose reel. I changed mine out a while ago, and would like to go back closer to the original.

I believe...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-20-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By digNbubbs
I am having the same issue with my Splendid. I...

I am having the same issue with my Splendid. I had mine out of the closet and opened up, then called. I got a tech to walk me through the troubleshooting steps, and we narrowed it down to a relay...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-20-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By digNbubbs
The past couple of days has seen ambient temps in...

The past couple of days has seen ambient temps in the upper 30s, which has been much warmer than the past couple of weeks. I don't think outside temp is affecting the operation at this time.

When...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-19-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By digNbubbs
Thanks for the reply. It has been rather cold,...

Thanks for the reply. It has been rather cold, and the irritating part is that it did fine during the cold snap. Started getting bad once it started warming up a bit. I will re-position the coach to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-19-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By digNbubbs
Dometic Refrigerator Issues on Gas and Electric

Greetings! I have a Dometic RM1350WIM that was installed in mid-2011. It has been working fine up until yesterday morning. It has slowly started warming up, and behaves the same on gas and 120V.
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-05-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,887
Posted By digNbubbs
Thanks for the install tips, as well as the...

Thanks for the install tips, as well as the suggestions on the transfer switch. I was aware that people were having issues, but I was not aware they sucked to that extent. I have lived through a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-05-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,887
Posted By digNbubbs
Progressive Industries HW50C Install

After almost 10 years of fulltiming, I have decided I am done rolling the dice, and have decided to install an EMS. I am planning my PI HW50C install for this weekend. I have searched around for...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-04-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By digNbubbs
I have an '06 Knight, and it was my understanding...

I have an '06 Knight, and it was my understanding that the slides worked off of the house batteries. I think I based this solely on the manual stating "House batteries should be fully charged" in the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-23-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,434
Posted By digNbubbs
I have a Knight PLQ for the reasons you state. We...

I have a Knight PLQ for the reasons you state. We have looked at a ton of other coaches, and are always happy with our floorplan.

You will find this floorplan in four coaches with four slides -...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-23-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By digNbubbs
I have been stuck in the cold the last month or...

I have been stuck in the cold the last month or so, and still have no idea what is best. It does not appear that my system heat is working, and I will be looking at that once I am in a place where I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-18-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,570
Posted By digNbubbs
Today was one of the most beautiful days I have...

Today was one of the most beautiful days I have seen out here. I think it hit 82. Looking like the weather should hold for a while. It is pretty dusty out here as a result of the lack of rain, but...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-13-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,570
Posted By digNbubbs
I'm in LaPosa South, but down the road from where...

I'm in LaPosa South, but down the road from where the group was last year. It seems busier this year, and the spot where this group was is filling up. However, depending on how many rigs are showing...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-09-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,570
Posted By digNbubbs
Greets! We have been here at LaPosa South since...

Greets! We have been here at LaPosa South since Dec 27th. It has been pretty chilly, but warming up! Yesterday was a shorts and t-shirt day :)

The spot we met up last year is still mostly open....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-09-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,246
Posted By digNbubbs
Low Water Pressure Issues

Hi All -
I recently started experiencing very low water pressure inside the coach, and it has gotten to the point where we can't take showers :( We are starting to stink and need some help.

We...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-07-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By digNbubbs
It sounds like you have it narrowed down to...

It sounds like you have it narrowed down to electronics on the roof, but I had a similar problem with my coach when I first bought it. The front A/C would run for 10-15 seconds, then cut out. I...
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