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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Anyone? Just want to make sure I understand...

Anyone? Just want to make sure I understand before I push the purchase button?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-20-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By ColoradoBnd
How does the flagpole buddy work on different...

How does the flagpole buddy work on different pole sizes? I think the socket on my weather station is 3/4", so i couldn't determine from their website if it would work.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-19-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Now ready to order the equipment to do this...

Now ready to order the equipment to do this project. My traveler is a dual LNB and not a triple (I believe this is the pro version?). How does this affect this wiring diagram? Compatibility with...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-15-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Lol. Gotcha. There has to be something out...

Lol. Gotcha. There has to be something out there that looks a little better.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-14-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Ladder Mount for Accurite Weather Station

I purchased an Accurite weather station for my coach. It has a 3/4Ē schedule 40í post mount that I want to clamp onto my ladder or roof mount. I would prefer the ladder mount. Does anyone have a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-11-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Thanks! I assumed there was a standard length. ...

Thanks! I assumed there was a standard length. I think I better wait and measure.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Length of 5Ē Turndown Exhaust Tip

My RV is in storage but I need to replace. Does anyone know what length is on the Spartan chassis? I do know 14Ē is too short?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-20-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Strange Motorhome Movement

Must be the holiday drinking bug, but I was stone sober!!!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Strange Motorhome Movement

I will have to look. Iíve never used that button. And again, I know to manage the rock when leveling. I think the difference here is that slow release of the bags over time.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Iím not sure how to deflate other than leveling?

Iím not sure how to deflate other than leveling?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Yes, I have seen that many times and I know the...

Yes, I have seen that many times and I know the airbags loose fill over time. I guess that is the logical conclusion. I just thought the brake would compensate for a slow leak down. But to be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Strange Motorhome Movement

I put my motorhome in storage several months ago when it was warmer. I put the motorhome in the unit really close to the rollup door on one end to maximize the space at the back of the coach to...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-26-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By ColoradoBnd
How often do you add?

How often do you add?
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-26-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Fuel Treatment after Service

I use the Power Service fuel treatment on my Ď06 Newmar coach. I just had a complete service done and I added their winter fuel treatment + cetane and also the tank cleaner at the specified...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-03-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Hose Replacement on Dash A/C

I have posted here before that i am struggling with my dash AC and i really want the system functional. I just received a call from the repair shop and they quoted $2,000 to run a new hose from the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-01-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Which snap ring? The one near the locking arm...

Which snap ring? The one near the locking arm that has a pin with 2 snap rings?
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-29-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
No drips! WooHoo

No drips! WooHoo
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By ColoradoBnd
302715

302715
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Help Needed Finding Black Tank Flush

Omg. I found the problem today after flushing with air backwards. About a year ago I changed the water inlet fitting. While blowing backwards today, I found the failed parts that were preventing...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Changed my mind. Glued it today with...

Changed my mind. Glued it today with weatherstrip adhesive after I saw glue on the flap. We shall see.
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-28-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Well, my problem might have been easier to fix...

Well, my problem might have been easier to fix than most. I cleaned up the unit to get a better view of the leak source. When under the coach I noticed that the sensor port had fluid around the...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-27-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Thank you. That makes me feel better. I am...

Thank you. That makes me feel better. I am going to climb under it today and make sure there everything is tights. Mine is leaking about the same as yours. I cannot even tell on a dipstick.
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-26-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Ya know, as I think on this more - I have noticed...

Ya know, as I think on this more - I have noticed some vibration back by the radiator when the coach is cold. How would I tell if I have a bigger problem than just a slow leak? I donít want to...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-23-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Interesting. Spoke to Dish today and they say...

Interesting. Spoke to Dish today and they say the equipment is compatible, but they said that they will not sell to me. Something about a purchase requires a technician to come do an install, yada...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-23-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Thanks for all the help!

Thanks for all the help!
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-22-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
I guess I just need to verify that the leak rate...

I guess I just need to verify that the leak rate doesnít change while the coach is running. Iím guessing that the leak while stationary is caused by the discharge pressure of the pump leaking back. ...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-20-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Replacement from Spartan is end of October. Is...

Replacement from Spartan is end of October. Is this a fire risk with a slow drip and a oil covered drive?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-10-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By ColoradoBnd
From what I understand itís possible but a real...

From what I understand itís possible but a real pita. The front is easy, but the rear and outside is not. Can anyone please verify that you use hoppers and joeys with dish outdoor pay as you go?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-09-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Anyone answer this?

Anyone answer this?
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-07-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Mine is leaking very slowly. But Iím going to...

Mine is leaking very slowly. But Iím going to clean it really good and see if I can find any leakage in storage at all.
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-07-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
I might hold until year end unless it is a sign...

I might hold until year end unless it is a sign of imminent failure?
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-06-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Hydraulic Fan Drive Leak

Started finding a small drip on the concrete below the radiator. Looked up at it today and the hydraulic drive has accumulated hydraulic oil on the body of the drive that has started to drip. Has...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-03-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Understand the need to go to the wireless system...

Understand the need to go to the wireless system (home based). I like that. It gives me the ability to retain the coax for the remainder of my coach. If I find an aftermarket source for all of the...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-31-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Well, didnít last for long. Lost refrigerant in...

Well, didnít last for long. Lost refrigerant in several days to the point where the clutch wouldnít engage. Are there any techniques other than wasting another 1.6 lbs of refrigerant with dye...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-28-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Thank you! I don't think my hopper is a 3...

Thank you! I don't think my hopper is a 3 because it is several years old and has an external DVR. We don't use sling - just the Dish network and the latest generation Apple TV to stream. The Joey...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-27-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Need Some Help on my AV Setup

Hello all. I need some advice or opinion on how to setup my coach AV system. Right now I have a W Traveler dish, a wifi ranger (just installed), and I have upgraded all the old Sony tube TV's to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-24-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Thought about grinding the ends. The problem is...

Thought about grinding the ends. The problem is that the cups I have are just too short. I also would rather have spares that work with a normal screw length
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-23-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Suction cup source for Prompt Sunscreen

I think Prompt went out of business with a recent hurricane. Love the shade, but the suction cups wear out with time. I can find 2-1/2Ē replacements but Iím having a hard time finding ones that...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-15-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Here is the followup to help others. Starting...

Here is the followup to help others. Starting suction pressure was 0 and discharge was 50 psi. These 134a quick connects are sweet! No more frostbite. LOL. Put in 1.6 lbs of 134a and the suction...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-13-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Just to close this one out, I think my solution...

Just to close this one out, I think my solution is to do nothing. Stick it back into place when the winds pop it out of place. Didn't happen in normal winds on recent trip.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-13-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By ColoradoBnd
WeatherPro Awning Slow to Retract

Is this an impending sign of motor or control board failure or just normal age? It has NOT failed to extend or retract yet. I am just trying to decide how excited to get before a Yellowstone trip...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-08-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Does anyone know where the expansion valve is? ...

Does anyone know where the expansion valve is? Is it built into the Evanís unit somehow??
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-08-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Found both of them, but there are none in the...

Found both of them, but there are none in the back (kind of surprising to me). Nothing by condenser or compressor. Don't know on the hose change. High side is by the dryer in the coach front...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-07-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By ColoradoBnd
I looked again today. Very strange to me because...

I looked again today. Very strange to me because I have done some car AC work. Right out of the compressor and going to the condenser are the crimped rubber hoses. No sign of Schader valves. I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-07-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Well, I found the black tank flush nozzle. ...

Well, I found the black tank flush nozzle. Removed it, cleaned it, and drilled the holes a little bigger. To be honest it wasn't that bad. I ordered a plastic and brass back flow valve. I put in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-07-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By ColoradoBnd
I don't know how you would do that because it is...

I don't know how you would do that because it is so tight folding around the hinge. I guess you could put some type of non-contact adhesive on the end of the cover, but there is no evidence that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-07-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By ColoradoBnd
As I look more closely it doesn't have anything...

As I look more closely it doesn't have anything to do with sealing the door. It appears to be a hinge cover to hide the shiny hinge. Maybe there is nothing to do, but I am surprised the wind is...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-06-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By ColoradoBnd
I have to find the darn high pressure Schrader...

I have to find the darn high pressure Schrader valve! LOL. I will post before and after pressures here to help others ....
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-06-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,724
Posted By ColoradoBnd
I can't seem to find the Schrader valves around...

I can't seem to find the Schrader valves around the compressor? I can only find that one by the evaporator on the suction line? Anyone have any tips on a high side connector?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By ColoradoBnd
Newmar told me we can only change the entire...

Newmar told me we can only change the entire window to the tune of $800. Omg!
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