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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 24,576
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Sorry...guess I didnít tie that very well into...

Sorry...guess I didnít tie that very well into the thread...we had planned to go full timing in a 40í+ Class A.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 24,576
Posted By LJSteinmetz
The fact that for 11-12 years we were all in on...

The fact that for 11-12 years we were all in on retiring from my Coast Guard civilian job (after retiring from CG active duty in 2008) and going full timing and then, no other way to explain it, we...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-28-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33,323
Views: 1,823,687
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Play ball Ball

Play ball

Ball
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-28-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 26,543
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Because YOU lived that somehow is relevant. I did...

Because YOU lived that somehow is relevant. I did the same crap as well but I hardly brag about it or thump my chest...I often wonder HOW I survived being the young, dumb idiot I was way too much of...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-23-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,362
Posted By LJSteinmetz
A few years before his death, the author James...

A few years before his death, the author James Michener wrote an op-ed piece saying that he believed America's influence and leadership in the world would peak by the year 2050. At the time I thought...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-22-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,362
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Now that's funny...and not too far from the truth!

Now that's funny...and not too far from the truth!
Forum: Just Conversation 12-21-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,362
Posted By LJSteinmetz
I believe in common courtesies and am old school...

I believe in common courtesies and am old school in many ways...probably my Midwest upbringing and all my years in the military. I'll be honest though, dressing up to fly on a plane is something I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-21-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,588
Posted By LJSteinmetz
All good points and definitely things to...

All good points and definitely things to consider.

I will agree that the Newells are a little glitzy for our tastes but there are many other things about them that we like that they remain on our...
Forum: Full-Timers 12-21-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,739
Posted By LJSteinmetz
This...

This...
Forum: RV Gourmet 12-21-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,905
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Beer, sometimes I even cook with it. :D

Beer, sometimes I even cook with it. :D
Forum: Full-Timers 12-21-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,739
Posted By LJSteinmetz
We are planning to sell our home this coming year...

We are planning to sell our home this coming year and purchase our full-timing coach to live in. Our plan is to have me continue in my job until Jan 2019 and either use the savings from not having a...
Forum: RV Gourmet 12-21-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,545
Posted By LJSteinmetz
In true Texas style I bought my son a Klose...

In true Texas style I bought my son a Klose smoker as a wedding gift...that thing is a beast!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,588
Posted By LJSteinmetz
My wife and I are having the same discussion but...

My wife and I are having the same discussion but we also have Newells up to about 2005 (newer is out of our price range) and a Country Coach Magna or Affinity in the mix.
Forum: Just Conversation 12-20-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33,323
Views: 1,823,687
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Love Interest Interest

Love Interest

Interest
Forum: RV Gourmet 12-20-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,545
Posted By LJSteinmetz
We own a Pitts and Spitts stick smoker and a...

We own a Pitts and Spitts stick smoker and a Broil King Keg smoker (pictured below and similar to a Big Green Egg). We plan to take the Keg smoker with us when we go full-timing. It will easily cook...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-20-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,091
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Agree! This year we bought an upgraded variable...

Agree! This year we bought an upgraded variable speed pool pump (original contractor grade pump failed), new pool plaster and a brand new, higher efficient downstairs AC (original contractor grade...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-22-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 33,323
Views: 1,823,687
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Law Partners Law

Law Partners

Law
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,106
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Interesting...I read of many more instances of...

Interesting...I read of many more instances of people getting a considerable discount from MSRP than those that don't. :confused:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-21-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,875
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Not the only but the primary reason I have Newmar...

Not the only but the primary reason I have Newmar on the same list as used Country Coaches, Foretravels and Newells as we work through our decision on what to buy to go full-timing in.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-20-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,398
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Unless I've misread Newmar's website the 2015...

Unless I've misread Newmar's website the 2015 MADP comes with the 500 HP ISX.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-19-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,387
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Not having ever been in the RV or car business I...

Not having ever been in the RV or car business I guess I assumed that dealers were adequately compensated to do warranty work. That said, I suppose warranty work will not fetch as high a rate as...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-19-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,398
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Now there's a rumor I would love to start!!! ;)

Now there's a rumor I would love to start!!! ;)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,398
Posted By LJSteinmetz
CapuTech, Hi neighbor...just up the road in...

CapuTech,

Hi neighbor...just up the road in Friendswood.

Very beautiful coach and the write-up is a keeper for anyone considering a Dutch Star or any other Newmar coach.

If we purchase new...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-18-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Sounds like magic to me! 😜 That should also...

Sounds like magic to me! 😜

That should also be on Newmar's website...excellent description!
Forum: Canada Region 11-18-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,336
Posted By LJSteinmetz
I research things to death...sometimes to the...

I research things to death...sometimes to the point of getting so tired of it I lose interest (won't happen for an RV though because we have planned on full-timing for more than a decade now). But,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-18-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Probably not magical as you say but Newmar...

Probably not magical as you say but Newmar continues to stay on our list against DPs like used Country Coaches, Newells and Foretravels BECAUSE of Comfort Drive. Well, not entirely true...quality of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-18-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,965
Posted By LJSteinmetz
My wife and I are divided when it comes to a 1...

My wife and I are divided when it comes to a 1 1/2 bath floor plan. I would like to have the 1 1/2 bath but she believes it takes too much away from the galley area. On the other hand we are in...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-15-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33,323
Views: 1,823,687
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Closed Minded Minded

Closed Minded

Minded
Forum: Just Conversation 11-12-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,065
Posted By LJSteinmetz
The grass is always greener on the other...

The grass is always greener on the other side...BUT, it can turn brown and eventually die.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Wonder if they get to the point of producing more...

Wonder if they get to the point of producing more units (and models) if this might shake free some previously owned models as people look to buy new?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-06-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Very interesting...will definitely keep a close...

Very interesting...will definitely keep a close eye out for any future developments.
Forum: Just Conversation 11-05-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 33,323
Views: 1,823,687
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Forward Position Position

Forward Position

Position
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-05-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,172
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Not quite certain how to take some of your posts!...

Not quite certain how to take some of your posts! You make some very good points...ones that are no doubt earned from years of experience. The interesting point to me is that you have a big issue...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-05-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
THANK YOU for your service! Regarding...

THANK YOU for your service!

Regarding DC...we lived in Springfield, VA, from 2005 to 2012...loved it and kind of wished we would have stayed there. There was a lot to do there and we had some...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-05-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Hi...not certain if I have relatives in...

Hi...not certain if I have relatives in Wisconsin...wouldn't be surprised as I have a lot in Indiana, Illinois and some in Missouri.

We would like to pull a trailer to carry a car, our bikes (I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-04-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Thanks...I'll be sure to take a look at this!

Thanks...I'll be sure to take a look at this!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
This is a very interesting reply and makes a lot...

This is a very interesting reply and makes a lot of sense...thanks for providing this perspective!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
I should have been a little clearer...I kind of...

I should have been a little clearer...I kind of used HP as short-hand for horsepower AND torque.

That's encouraging that you are pulling a similar load to what we are considering and that you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Thank you for your comments regarding my service!...

Thank you for your comments regarding my service!

Floorplans are very important and is one of the reasons (including Comfort Drive) that Newmar is high on our list. We really like the Televator...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Thanks for the info! BTW, it wasn't me who said...

Thanks for the info! BTW, it wasn't me who said they weren't high end...the fact that they obviously are was the issue I was pondering.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Yep...squid to shallow water sailor (or McHale's...

Yep...squid to shallow water sailor (or McHale's Navy). ;)

Actually, my wife and I really like the Dutch Star. Our primary issue is that we will most likely haul a trailer so we are looking for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-02-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
I hope to be able to see some used King Aire and...

I hope to be able to see some used King Aire and Essex coaches over the next few months...online they look very nice.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-02-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Hi Smitty, First...thanks for the shout out...

Hi Smitty,

First...thanks for the shout out to Veterans...I highly appreciate those who take the time, if only a line or two in a forum response, to give their honest expression of support for our...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-02-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Newmar Luxury Coaches Vs. ???

I'm certain that as soon as I post this I will get responses saying I missed this thread or I missed that thread disputing what I am about to say.

I have been surfing and researching DPs for a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-28-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,283
Posted By LJSteinmetz
If possible, could you elaborate on the...

If possible, could you elaborate on the differences? Thanks.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-27-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,362
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Not to get off topic but I couldn't resist...

Not to get off topic but I couldn't resist commenting...

My wife and I are also looking for property somewhere in the Houston area. We would like to build a pole barn for RV storage, smaller...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-27-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33,323
Views: 1,823,687
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Food Network Network

Food Network

Network
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-20-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 631,515
Posted By LJSteinmetz
I don't know about "out to lunch" but there is an...

I don't know about "out to lunch" but there is an old Marine Safety saying in the Coast Guard that "you have to go to lunch but you don't have to return." ;)
Forum: Just Conversation 10-01-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 33,323
Views: 1,823,687
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Cherry Cola Cola

Cherry Cola

Cola
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,845
Posted By LJSteinmetz
Very nice job and explanation.

Very nice job and explanation.
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