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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-20-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,686
Posted By Chickadee
Thank you all

Thank you all for come backs regarding propane alarm. Just FYI I did have to have a generator issue looked at in a nearby Newmar dealer and had this 'Propane Alarm' replaced. Service folks...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-17-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,686
Posted By Chickadee
Propane Alarm Won't Stop

Hi All:

Traded down to a 2014 Bay Star after full timing for 9 years in DP's. Have a question about what I think is a malfunctioning propane alarm in the Bay Star. Propane tank is full although...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-24-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By Chickadee
Hi OC Bill: Re: Boston

Think seriously about staying in Glouchester on Cape Ann. Easy drive into Boston to spend day seeing all the wonderful historic sites and no hassel parking. DO walk the Freedom Trail..... just...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-20-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 27,034
Posted By Chickadee
Enjoying Gorgeous South Dakota Sunrise

Waking up to a beautiful South Dakota sunrise on the prairie just across from a golden wheat field at inlaws place above the James River at Milltown, SD (SW of Mitchell). HOT, HOT temps forecast for...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,529
Posted By Chickadee
Jeannie, Billy &....Duke: Wife and I and 3...

Jeannie, Billy &....Duke:

Wife and I and 3 cats full timed for 9 years (2005-2012) and started with a 40' pusher then traded up to a 45' pusher. During these years although we never, not once, had...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 07-09-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,945
Posted By Chickadee
Alaska Trip & New MH

Jon & Pam:

Back in 07, took our new 06 Mtn. Aire (40 ft Newmar) and tow car to Alaska. We were also a little concerned about campground access and wear and tear on our rig but encountered...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-06-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Chickadee
There's a great little campground right at the...

There's a great little campground right at the top of Raton Pass immediately on the East side of the highway. Can't recall the name but was such a neat little spot we spent two nights in our 45' MH.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-26-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By Chickadee
Oooop, forgot

S-n-L

P.S.....Ya won't have trouble with your 45 ftr. We used to full time in a 45 ft. Essex, towing a car and Lakehead was NOT difficult at all.

Steve
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-26-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By Chickadee
Stopover Suggestion

Stuart & Leslie;

One stop along your way ya might strongly consider is a night or two at Lakehead Boat Basin/RV Park in Duluth, MN. We moved out of Minn. (Duluth) to South Dakota back in 05 to...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-27-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Chickadee
THANKS GUYS for your info. Looks like a good...

THANKS GUYS for your info. Looks like a good route.

Steve & Lynette
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Chickadee
US 61 N from St.Louis thru Hannibal

Hi All:

Just looking for info concerning driving conditions of Rt. US 61 heading N. from West side of St. Louis and up through Hannibal into Iowa. Have never taken this route and we're heading...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-15-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By Chickadee
Hi All: Recently downsized from Essex to a...

Hi All:

Recently downsized from Essex to a gas Baystar and BOY!! that roof drain gutter drip on both sides REALLY is a problem. Getting the water spots off the side windows is a bugger...eh? ...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-11-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chickadee
THANKS to ALL: Lots of help here,...thanks. ...

THANKS to ALL:

Lots of help here,...thanks. Will track all this suggestions down and will let ya know if I ever discover the source of the chassi battery drain down.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-09-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chickadee
teddyu: Thanks. Yup we had been told to make...

teddyu: Thanks. Yup we had been told to make sure step switch was in OFF when storing, so unless we find a malfunction as you mentioned, that isn't it....BUT...I'll check as you suggested.

Thanks...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-09-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chickadee
Thanks for ideas. Checked coach in dark....can...

Thanks for ideas. Checked coach in dark....can find NO lights on or other apparent draw on battery. Also, this coach does have a "Battery Disconnect" toggle on panel above entry door which we DO...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 05-08-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Chickadee
Deleting two accidentally posted posts??

Just got back to iRV2 but can't remember how to delete to accidentally re-edited posts just sent. There are three showing cause I tried to edit original, but just meant only to post top one on list....
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-08-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,118
Posted By Chickadee
New Ford Chassis Owner/Battery Drain Question

Hello:

Just recently left the full time lifestyle after 8+ yrs. jockeying diesel pushers with Spartan chassis all over the country. Couldn't go cold turkey so even though we now occupy a small...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-01-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Poll: V10 Tuner?
Views: 6,999
Posted By Chickadee
Thanks for "Tuner" info

al2ride and IdahoSRT10:

Hey, thanks for comeback regarding my question about the V10 Tuner.

Steve
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-31-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Poll: V10 Tuner?
Views: 6,999
Posted By Chickadee
What's a "TUNER"

As a former full timing Mtn. Aire then Essex jockey we (wife and I) pchd. a place in The Villages, (Florida) and recently downsized to 2014 Bay Star gasser with the Triton V10 with a Banks power...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-10-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,571
Posted By Chickadee
Hooligan: (re: Post #4 above) Chickadee...

Hooligan: (re: Post #4 above)

Chickadee here. Yup,...that was us. It's still hard to believe someone was THAT brazen. I'm STILL looking for a good alarm device that our cats can't accidentally...
Forum: New Member Check-In 02-03-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Chickadee
santajack: G'morning and a GREAT BIG WELCOME...

santajack:

G'morning and a GREAT BIG WELCOME to the iRV2 gang. That's going to be a fun trip for you folks. Soooo much to see and do. Have a great time.

Steve & Lynette
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By Chickadee
Joe & Mary: Sounds like a WONDERFUL trip...

Joe & Mary:

Sounds like a WONDERFUL trip you've got planned. We're full timers out of South Dakota (currently wintering in FL) and have bounced around most of the areas you plan to visit. Do try...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-01-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11,857
Views: 1,642,737
Posted By Chickadee
Haven't bought the "last thing" for our RV yet !!...

Haven't bought the "last thing" for our RV yet !!

Steve :)
Forum: New Member Check-In 02-01-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By Chickadee
robobiker: G'morning from our winter camp...

robobiker:

G'morning from our winter camp down here in Florida and a GREAT BIG WELCOME to the iRV2 bunch.

Steve & Lynette
Forum: New Member Check-In 02-01-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Chickadee
G'morning 07: Hi, and welcome to the iRV2...

G'morning 07:

Hi, and welcome to the iRV2 gang. Sounds like a good rig you've got.

Steve & Lynette
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-19-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By Chickadee
Joe: G'morning: Yeah, we have what I think...

Joe: G'morning:

Yeah, we have what I think is similar radiant heat controls (3 separate boxes) but have never seen that red light you described. As you know, I don't know what I'm talking about,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-19-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By Chickadee
nwokhunter: Try this. Using your TV's...

nwokhunter:

Try this. Using your TV's remote, (NOT a satellite remote), click MENU, then scroll down to SETTINGS and select, then, scroll down to SETUP, shift right into list and scroll down to...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-17-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Chickadee
Wrinklemeist: North to South definitely....

Wrinklemeist:

North to South definitely. There are a number of spectacular pull offs (even for a 40 ftr.) and entering and exiting these pull offs and other attractions is MUCH better heading...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-16-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Chickadee
G'morning AL: Hello from our winter camp...

G'morning AL:

Hello from our winter camp down here in Florida, and a BIG WELCOME to the iRV2 gang. C'mon down......it's a little warmer than up your way.....you'll like it.

Steve & Lynette
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-13-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,499
Posted By Chickadee
G'morning Joe: As you suggested, we had...

G'morning Joe:

As you suggested, we had already done the switch out of cables (TV1, TV2, etc.) and had already determined it was a problem with the AVS200HD Smart Source box so we purchased a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-12-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,499
Posted By Chickadee
Satellite Dome Dilema..UPDATE

TO ALL:

Thanks again to all who have provided info to help us out. However, we haven't made much progress yet.

Since the last post (above), my wife has returned from 2 months of radiation...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-03-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Chickadee
ehstrojette: G'morning, and a GREAT BIG...

ehstrojette:

G'morning, and a GREAT BIG WELCOME to the iRV2 bunch. My wife and I are full timers (no house, no "stuff") out of South Dakota and live in out MH (MotorHome) along w. three HAIRY...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-31-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,499
Posted By Chickadee
PDR John: Yup, ours will be in the position...

PDR John: Yup, ours will be in the position shown on your DSDP pic (ie. more fwd.).

rosannemarie: Thanks for the input. It's looking like the Trav'ler is the way to go.

Steve & Lynette
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-30-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,499
Posted By Chickadee
To ALL: THANK YOU for all the continuing...

To ALL:

THANK YOU for all the continuing info, suggestions, and recommendations regarding this dog gone satellite system change out dilemma. It's all SO VERY helpful. Without folks like you, I...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-30-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,066
Posted By Chickadee
Steve N Sal: Wow !!...... another...

Steve N Sal:

Wow !!...... another refrigerator fire ???? Glad this Al and Novella got out O.K. It's an awful COLD morning to be driven from your rig,...at least up here in Silver Springs.
...
Forum: Full-Timers 12-29-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,010
Posted By Chickadee
CampDaven: We've been FULL TIME for 7 1/2...

CampDaven:

We've been FULL TIME for 7 1/2 years.

Steve & Lynette
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,499
Posted By Chickadee
THANKS AGAIN. Boy,...you folks are thorough. ...

THANKS AGAIN. Boy,...you folks are thorough.

JOE, (FlyingDiver): Just to confirm,...we use DIRECT TV. HD is NOT necessary (although it might be nice). At this point, I'm pretty convinced the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-28-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,499
Posted By Chickadee
Still workin on the "Kaput Dome Dilema." In...

Still workin on the "Kaput Dome Dilema."

In thinking about a replacement system, what do you (all) think about the "carry out" units?? Where do you plug cable from carry out unit in to the rig...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-28-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By Chickadee
double d: Although we winter down South, we...

double d:

Although we winter down South, we are from South Dakota (near Mitchell in Estrn. SD) and are pretty familiar with the Hills (Black Hills) area.

First, it would be pretty helpful to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-26-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By Chickadee
Joe & Annette: Wonderful sentiments, and SO...

Joe & Annette:

Wonderful sentiments, and SO true. Moderating is far from an easy task and you Moderators here in iRV2 are TOP NOTCH!!

The older I get, the more it seems I find myself...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-24-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,499
Posted By Chickadee
BOY!!.... THANKS for all the educational input. ...

BOY!!.... THANKS for all the educational input.

Say, bonzocfi:....... do I understand correctly, that if ya have Direct TV, the system, (even a Winegard Trav'ler system) ONLY communicates with a...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-24-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Chickadee
Cutting Board

So ????.......I don't get it.

Looked like a perfectly good cutting board to me :cool:

Steve :laugh:
Forum: Just Conversation 12-24-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Chickadee
Denise and Dennis ..OH..Mizzie & Lizzie too!!: ...

Denise and Dennis ..OH..Mizzie & Lizzie too!!:

Lots of GREAT things up your way in Canada....EH? Thanks for sharing Santa with the rest of us. Hey!.....what was that pizza mentioned in the...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-24-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By Chickadee
Wayne M: You always seem to find the...

Wayne M:

You always seem to find the greatest stuff to share on this site. THANK YOU!!

Steve
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-23-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,499
Posted By Chickadee
Joe and ALL: Boy!!!......thank you thank you...

Joe and ALL:

Boy!!!......thank you thank you for your great input. Never have been happy with the TracKing system (lots of lost signals w. rain and dew!).

Say, Joe (FlyingDiver)....when you...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-23-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By Chickadee
Hey Ed: It's GREAT to see that some folks...

Hey Ed:

It's GREAT to see that some folks still can really appreciate the important things in life. Way to go!!

Steve
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-23-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By Chickadee
Dan & Victoria: Hi from the other side of...

Dan & Victoria:

Hi from the other side of the country (Florida), and a GREAT BIG WELCOME to the iRV2 gang.

Steve & Lynette
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-22-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,499
Posted By Chickadee
Satellite Dome Dilema

G'morning:

So,....wintering here in Silver Springs, FL., and satellite dome for TV is gone kaput!! The unit is a the Trac King satellite system (made by King Dome), model #9762LP-41 that came w....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-19-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By Chickadee
Satellite TV Repair, Ocala area

G'morning:

Say, does anyone know of an outfit in the Ocala/Silver Springs area of Florida that might do on-site troubleshooting/repair of RV satellite TV system (Kingdome brand/to Direct)?
...
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-19-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Chickadee
LDDP: WELCOME to "da gang !" Steve &...

LDDP:

WELCOME to "da gang !"

Steve & Lynette
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