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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-05-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,981
Posted By Danesrus3
So call me old fashion, we have had ALL types of...

So call me old fashion, we have had ALL types of rv's, trailers, 5th whs, cab overs, etc..., and I always use the tire manufacturer stated on the tire. Because ALL tires are made different and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-05-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 32,780
Posted By Danesrus3
We have a 38' DP with toad- 60-65MPH wo 70-75MPH...

We have a 38' DP with toad- 60-65MPH wo 70-75MPH avg 8.7 to 9.MPG
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-05-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 85,186
Posted By Danesrus3
2012 Chev. Traverse pulls very nicely, but it is...

2012 Chev. Traverse pulls very nicely, but it is at 5000#. We have large dogs so we needed something large.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,067
Posted By Danesrus3
New RV Tires

I replaced my Michelins with TOYO's and love them. Here in Phoenix, Roadrunner Tire is the best place to get RV and Truck tires. They have a wheel balancer that can handle 22.5" tire (most do do)....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-02-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,438
Posted By Danesrus3
I have used Walmart and had no issues! I do keep...

I have used Walmart and had no issues! I do keep two containers on my coach, just in case. Enjoy!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-26-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 16,513
Posted By Danesrus3
Speed!!

We have DP, and yes the tires are max at 75. With a toad, we do 62-65 max and without toad, 65-70 max. Enjoy!!:)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-14-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,142
Posted By Danesrus3
I have used ALL Roadmaster equipment and been...

I have used ALL Roadmaster equipment and been very happy. I installed everything, including the BrakeMaster which is Roadmaster's 'direct' proportional braking system. It connects directly to the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,935
Posted By Danesrus3
I was in the same boat too, year ago, we...

I was in the same boat too, year ago, we purchased a 2011 38' Berkshire DP with a 340 Cummins with 7800 miles. We pull a 5000# toad with no issues. Love the coach. We have owned everything camping...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-01-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,502
Posted By Danesrus3
1- Jacks up 2- check to make sure we didn't leave...

1- Jacks up 2- check to make sure we didn't leave anything. 3- check the toad and did I leave the emergency break on, OUCH did it once and forgot after hooking up to release!! Tire pressure are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,750
Posted By Danesrus3
8-9 MPG @ 62-65 MPH, have 2011 Berkshire 38' DP...

8-9 MPG @ 62-65 MPH, have 2011 Berkshire 38' DP with toad 340 HP
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-04-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,692
Posted By Danesrus3
I installed the RoadMaster air brake with break...

I installed the RoadMaster air brake with break away on my 2012 Chev Traverse. Works great!!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-04-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 28,556
Posted By Danesrus3
Had to use ours last week to fix the cable at...

Had to use ours last week to fix the cable at Laughlin.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-04-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,422
Posted By Danesrus3
We tow with the same engine and a 38' DP, a 2012...

We tow with the same engine and a 38' DP, a 2012 Chev. Traverse 5000# and we use a 6000# RoadMaster tow bar. Use the RoadMaster air brake system with break away. Works great!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-04-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,726
Posted By Danesrus3
As I told others with this questions, if you live...

As I told others with this questions, if you live in the flat lands of USA i.e. OK, Kansas, Neb etc.. then gas, but if you live in the Rocky MTN. areas like Arizona then Diesel. We live in Phx, and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-17-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,398
Posted By Danesrus3
My Berkshire 38' the OM states to level first...

My Berkshire 38' the OM states to level first then the slides.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-14-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,673
Posted By Danesrus3
Agree too!

Agree too!
Forum: Just Conversation 12-14-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,697
Posted By Danesrus3
We stopped shopping at Sears years ago and will...

We stopped shopping at Sears years ago and will never, ever shop there again. Glad to see them going out of business!! Horrible management experience, including K Mart!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-13-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,159
Posted By Danesrus3
Cummins all the way!!

Cummins all the way!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-13-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 21,413
Posted By Danesrus3
If you live in the flat lands of the USA than a...

If you live in the flat lands of the USA than a gas should work, but if you live in the Rocky MTN area like AZ, like we do and it's nothing but mountains, than DP all the way!
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-13-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 14,503
Posted By Danesrus3
Yes

Yes
Forum: Just Conversation 10-18-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,306
Posted By Danesrus3
Would not have one without one. Had FW with only...

Would not have one without one. Had FW with only one and was not enough room now our DP has full wall and tow on other side. World of difference!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,922
Posted By Danesrus3
I have a 15 foot Camco 50 amp extension cord. I...

I have a 15 foot Camco 50 amp extension cord. I use it at home because my 50 amp box is just a little to far from the coach, plus I carry it in the RV too. I haven't needed at a CG yet.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,435
Posted By Danesrus3
The point of the million miles was not so much of...

The point of the million miles was not so much of the mileage, but the reliability vs. gas, plus personally I think Cummings is much better engine than Cat (that me owning a few diesels). Also...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-15-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,435
Posted By Danesrus3
Owning a DP myself, I agree much more expensive...

Owning a DP myself, I agree much more expensive to own, but someone had stated that if you had to replace a gas vs. diesel is a world of difference (TRUE). There really should be no reason to replace...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-15-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,780
Posted By Danesrus3
My toad is max at 65 so I do about 60-65 and is...

My toad is max at 65 so I do about 60-65 and is better on fuel, but my DP can do 70-75 with no issues.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-01-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 17,235
Posted By Danesrus3
I keep ours closed and use it to help clean out...

I keep ours closed and use it to help clean out the black when I dump it first. Never had any issues with smell.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-26-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 18,927
Posted By Danesrus3
I'm a little shocked that someone would not be...

I'm a little shocked that someone would not be concerned about weight and of course, safety is disturbing. I agree with HoboPals that I too have seen people hauling too much weight and/or oversized...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-25-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,879
Posted By Danesrus3
I have them in my DP, plus live in AZ, do it!

I have them in my DP, plus live in AZ, do it!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-25-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 18,927
Posted By Danesrus3
I have a 38' class A DP and I only carry enough...

I have a 38' class A DP and I only carry enough to use the bathroom and wash hands because weight does make a difference! Think about it, at 80 gal @ 8.34# per gal = 667# of weight and some RVs hold...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-31-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,830
Posted By Danesrus3
Over the years, we have had ALL pop up's, cab...

Over the years, we have had ALL pop up's, cab over, travel trailers, tents LOL and our last was a 30' 5-wheel for about 10 years with a F250 long bed and loved it, plus you have a vehicle to get...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-31-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 32,298
Posted By Danesrus3
My Berkshire 38' DP in the owners manual says to...

My Berkshire 38' DP in the owners manual says to level than slides, which makes sense. PS they are hydraulic slides.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-09-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,628
Posted By Danesrus3
I will be using the cheapest and simplest method,...

I will be using the cheapest and simplest method, magnetic tail lights. $16.00 at Harbor Fright, plugs into the coach and easy to remove.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-06-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,628
Posted By Danesrus3
Air brakes for Toad

I purchased the Brake Master 9160 and for the price of under $700.00 and I installed it was will worth it. They supply all the parts for the Toad and coach for the air lines. The only thing I had to...
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