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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-07-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By allynne
I had a similar with my '05 Mt. Aire some years...

I had a similar with my '05 Mt. Aire some years ago Fantastic vent said remove the wall apnals and see if there is condensation. There was, they sent me new panels and I replaced them and included...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,551
Posted By allynne
RJOL The rush sales pitch from DISH was after...

RJOL The rush sales pitch from DISH was after providing all the options the price was "it will be about this much". I don't deal in about $ when dealing over the phone. Then "I will have some out...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,551
Posted By allynne
I have contacted Dish and was really given a rush...

I have contacted Dish and was really given a rush sales pitch with prices quoted in about terms, however I have recently added the Winguard Traveler and mine was for direct and apparently I would...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,551
Posted By allynne
Direct TV

I have just had a terrible go around with Direct. Their customer service was not great in the past, but with a phone number for tech support most RV issues could be resolved fairly easily. Now that...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-20-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,611
Posted By allynne
Two Gypsies, not sure when you were in Casa...

Two Gypsies, not sure when you were in Casa Grande, but anything in the Phoenix metro area is within an hour. Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe and Chandler are 30 to 45 minutes. Tucson is maybe 1+15. Casa...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-06-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,611
Posted By allynne
Yuma is windy, too much traffic and in my opinion...

Yuma is windy, too much traffic and in my opinion crowded. We have a number of friends who do winter there tho. To each his own. Not mentioned was Casa Grande and smaller city with 7-9 RV parks....
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-03-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,153
Posted By allynne
The only section of road anywhere near as bad as...

The only section of road anywhere near as bad as I-10 in LA is a section of I-40 around Kingman AZ.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-24-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,658
Posted By allynne
We have the Garmin truck GPS, with lifetime...

We have the Garmin truck GPS, with lifetime updates. You enter your height, weight and length. It will honor those limits when it plans the route.

It has never created any problems for us in 10...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-19-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,494
Posted By allynne
As far as the fiber glass side walls Newmar stood...

As far as the fiber glass side walls Newmar stood behind them and replaced all the had the checking issue. They did prorate the cost based on how long it took to become evidend.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-18-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,310
Posted By allynne
Two comments about tire quality. 1. have you seen...

Two comments about tire quality. 1. have you seen what a blowout can do to fiberglass?

2. How much is your families safety worth?

Al Sawyer
'05 Mt. Aire
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-07-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,473
Posted By allynne
Seems like some of the so called snobbery is...

Seems like some of the so called snobbery is showing by those saying they are so friendly, social and helpful and they are therefore better then than others. Live and let live, don't worry about...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-04-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,913
Posted By allynne
We always carry a full tank of RO water. Do not...

We always carry a full tank of RO water. Do not take chances on hard water at interim stops.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,806
Posted By allynne
RJOL Why don't you call Cummins NW and get the...

RJOL Why don't you call Cummins NW and get the filter numbers from them? They also should have them available.
There is a Cummins NW location in Sumner and another in Olympia.
If yours is...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-30-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,389
Posted By allynne
I lived thru The 60's and 70's as it relates to...

I lived thru The 60's and 70's as it relates to VN. I served a tour in SE Asia and was spent many additional days there. I have a little different view, first hand.

Our leaders, LBJ and...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-29-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,389
Posted By allynne
Chief I suggest you read Gen H.R. McMasters book...

Chief I suggest you read Gen H.R. McMasters book "Derelication of duty" for a very interesting perspective on VN.

Al Sawyer
'05 Mt. Aire
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-27-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,773
Posted By allynne
Don't forget OR requires chains to be carried...

Don't forget OR requires chains to be carried during winter months.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-06-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,334
Posted By allynne
Have had CN over 10 years, coverage is on both...

Have had CN over 10 years, coverage is on both the coach and toad. Toad does not have to be with the coach. Have used roadside service 3 or 4 times for toad only, never coach. Have had toad towed...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-31-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,118
Posted By allynne
We left WA residency in '04 for SD, never looked...

We left WA residency in '04 for SD, never looked back. At that time MH registration was much less in SD than WA, not sure that there is a great differential particularly if you are in Kitsap county....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-30-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,545
Posted By allynne
I stopped at a T-Mobile store yesterday asking...

I stopped at a T-Mobile store yesterday asking about this plan, I'm not sure I got all the info, but did ask about Wi-Fi and was told for $25 more a month I could have a modem for Wi-Fi, still...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,667
Posted By allynne
The reason so few Newmars are on RV Trader is...

The reason so few Newmars are on RV Trader is they are well built and last a long time.

The best handling rig is one with Comfort Drive.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-27-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,883
Posted By allynne
For military and ex-military the park in Destin...

For military and ex-military the park in Destin is a little tight for large rigs. There is a Fam Camp at Eglin AFB and a new Fam Camp at Hurlburt AFB. Both are close by to Destin.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-27-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By allynne
Had the 18 cu foot Samsung installed in Apr.....

Had the 18 cu foot Samsung installed in Apr.. Refer running great. After getting home the ice maker did not work, service under warranty was great. A replacement ice maker is working great. I have a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-26-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,254
Posted By allynne
We tow a 2011 Edge with a Sterling tow system by...

We tow a 2011 Edge with a Sterling tow system by Roadmaster and the Air Force braking set up. I had both installed by pro's. Both work flawlessly. I have a charging wire to keep the Edges battery up....
Forum: Just Conversation 08-23-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,528
Posted By allynne
Dave, you say you are researching this and that....

Dave, you say you are researching this and that. Putting this out online without having all the information you need does not make any sense and spelling out all your threats and settlement amount in...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-22-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,448
Posted By allynne
When on the road we generally call for...

When on the road we generally call for reservations at noon or shortly thereafter when we see how we are progressing. If we absolutely have to be in an area at a certain time we will call well in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-20-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By allynne
Call Newmar they can give you the names of...

Call Newmar they can give you the names of individual mobile or fixed service outlets. They will approve warranty work by other than Newmar dealers.
Many will be better, some may not be as good.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-13-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,229
Posted By allynne
Full and part timing for 13 years, using PA we...

Full and part timing for 13 years, using PA we average $15-$20 per night. The very few KOA's we used were over priced and very tight for a 43 ft rig. If only needing a nights stay Walmart, Cabalas,...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-07-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By allynne
Checking caused by bad fiber glass, looks like...

Checking caused by bad fiber glass, looks like finger nail clippings and usually starts in the dark coiors.

I had checking occur on my Mt. Aire after about 8 years. Newmar re-sided the coach...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,321
Posted By allynne
The toll roads in TX that I am of are as...

The toll roads in TX that I am of are as mentioned earlier are around Dallas, Houston, and maybe Austin. Other than those metro areas there are no tolls. I guess that's where many easterners...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-07-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By allynne
I have been over 14a east to west, it has some...

I have been over 14a east to west, it has some long steep grades up and down. I have a compression brake and in high mode, I was having to use the accelerator to main a very comfortable speed of 40...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-05-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By allynne
Sounds as if the overflow drain started a siphon...

Sounds as if the overflow drain started a siphon and emptied the tank. I understand how the siphon started when filling the tank, but not sure how it emptied tank.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-04-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By allynne
The adirondacks are great, the finger lakes are...

The adirondacks are great, the finger lakes are wonderful. Why are you surprised about upstate New York?
Alabama Natives are also great. My wife says ROLL TIDE.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-04-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By allynne
Call Splendide, they will ship, the cost is $41...

Call Splendide, they will ship, the cost is $41 plus $12 shipping.

They sent instructions, getting all the pieces together is a challenge. I was close enough to Clackamas to take the door and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-04-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By allynne
I second RV renovators. had a residential refer...

I second RV renovators. had a residential refer installed by them. I also had two windshields with stress fractures replaced at the same time. They
dealt with the insurance company. Great outfit,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By allynne
I second the recommendation for Tom Dinsmore. He...

I second the recommendation for Tom Dinsmore. He is not mobile but just south of Portland. In fact I am in his lot right now.
Knows what he is doing and honest. Been using him for over 10 years....
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-01-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,448
Posted By allynne
We've used PA for over 8 years. Yes they have...

We've used PA for over 8 years. Yes they have limitations, they use PA as filler traffic. some parks capacity control and only take a few each night. We use it for overnight stops usually. Cheap...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-25-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By allynne
You will have problems with the slides out if you...

You will have problems with the slides out if you have that many people. 400 sq ft. max divided by 12 equals 33 sq ft. per person.


Al Sawyer
'05 Mt. Aire
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-25-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,145
Posted By allynne
While the road is narrow in places, there are...

While the road is narrow in places, there are passing areas, we did unhook and sent the toad down ahead. Wife could flag opposing traffic. 43 Ft.

Al Sawyer
'05 Mt. Aire
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By allynne
Agree it is most likely a carbon filter issue....

Agree it is most likely a carbon filter issue. Have you changed filters lately?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-24-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By allynne
Your best answer is to maintain your tires...

Your best answer is to maintain your tires religiously, pressure every day and don't run them over 7 years age.

Al sawyer
'05 Mt. Aire
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-21-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By allynne
Thanks Tom, I will check these out. My primary...

Thanks Tom, I will check these out. My primary limit is the height, I can go only 17 inches, due to the passenger side slide. With a 3 slide coach I could go higher.

Having looked for a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-20-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By allynne
I also had failures with the Norcold on the...

I also had failures with the Norcold on the slide. Norcold stopped making that model for a replacement. I am still looking for a substitute. Are there sites for reviewing the Edgestar or Engel? Where...
Forum: South Central Region 07-20-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,856
Posted By allynne
We had the same experience when USAA dumped us on...

We had the same experience when USAA dumped us on Progressive a number of years ago. Good first year rate then up, up, up each year for no apparent reason.

We went with GIECO for several...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-20-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By allynne
We have Hydro-Hot heat and tankless hot water, we...

We have Hydro-Hot heat and tankless hot water, we love the HH. Endless hot water.

Al Sawyer
'05 Mt. Aire
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-18-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,214
Posted By allynne
Our backing process is that I direct my wife and...

Our backing process is that I direct my wife and she follows my directions very well. The reason for her parking, either pull thru or backing is that I don't follow directions.

Al Sawyer
'05...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-16-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By allynne
When I had my Residential fridge installed, the...

When I had my Residential fridge installed, the installer split a breaker in the AC panel to provide a breaker specifically for the fridge. It controls the plug in the outside compartment for the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-15-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,892
Posted By allynne
Have used Bounce or Snuggles dryer sheets on two...

Have used Bounce or Snuggles dryer sheets on two coaches with Diamond Shield, never a problem no damage. Bugs come off with just a touch.

Some things can be over analyzed.

Al Sawyer
'05...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-15-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By allynne
Not sure this is the issue, but have you reset...

Not sure this is the issue, but have you reset the breaker on the inverter itself?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-10-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By allynne
Splendide Handle

Help! On my Splendide W/D the handle broke. I have the replacement and written directions, but I can't get things to line up for the pin replacement. What's the secret ? Is the an on line video...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,441
Posted By allynne
Drifter Jake, I usually travel with a full fresh...

Drifter Jake, I usually travel with a full fresh water tank and do as you suggest very low tech and simple. In addition to stop the siphon, it will stop leaking if the unit is slanted to the side...
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