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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-20-2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By tacksondeck
We just experienced the same thing for the 2nd...

We just experienced the same thing for the 2nd time in the past couple of years. Each time, replacing the thermostat with a new one fixed the problem. Resetting, etc. did nothing. The first...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-03-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By tacksondeck
There is no good campground anywhere south of...

There is no good campground anywhere south of the airport that we have found. We stayed at Nutty Acres Micro RV Park in Gay, GA for a couple of nights, but it isn't close to anything and they...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-02-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By tacksondeck
Need RV Storage south of Atlanta

Does anyone have any leads on where to store an RV just south of Atlanta (Newnan/PTC area)? We have been lucky enough to have fully enclosed storage in AL with a dump, washing facility, etc, that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-17-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By tacksondeck
I asked Newmar if they could retrofit in our...

I asked Newmar if they could retrofit in our Baystar. They said the coach frame needed to be reinforced and the cost would be prohibitive. Better to buy a new coach.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-25-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By tacksondeck
Transmission fluid leak drain plug

i have a small transmission fluid leak that is coming from the drain plug. It sure looks like the gasket (or o ring?) is failing. It's the V10 with 6 speed transmission (6R140) and we have 35K...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-24-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,350
Posted By tacksondeck
We have a 2016 Baystar 3124 and tow a Honda Fit...

We have a 2016 Baystar 3124 and tow a Honda Fit just fine. We also have the 6 speed transmission which I understand is a real plus. 2016 was the first year.
We've been to Grand Canyon, Utah...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-23-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By tacksondeck
We stayed at America's Best last July. It has a...

We stayed at America's Best last July. It has a pool and playground, nice laundry, good cell signal. But, the sites were very close together. They charge for extra adults, but not for extra kids...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By tacksondeck
That is ingenious! Adding this to my wish list...

That is ingenious! Adding this to my wish list for the RV. Does your wife use a Featherweight in the RV?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-20-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,065
Posted By tacksondeck
We tow our 2017 Honda Fit with our Baystar with...

We tow our 2017 Honda Fit with our Baystar with no issues. We have a Roadmaster tow bar and bracket that was not hard to fit. Instructions are quite complete All bought from eTrailer. Their...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-25-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,620
Posted By tacksondeck
We have a 2016 Baystar 3124 that we bought new. ...

We have a 2016 Baystar 3124 that we bought new. We would have loved a drop-down bunk, but it wasn't available when we purchased ours. Our sofa has a regular mattress rather than the air mattress...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-11-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By tacksondeck
Last summer, we stayed at Cochiti Lake to hike in...

Last summer, we stayed at Cochiti Lake to hike in Tent Rocks and see Santa Fe. It is a beautiful campground with very spacious sites. If I remember correctly, it is a COE park and had 50 amp...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-07-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 34,324
Posted By tacksondeck
Sadly, our furniture just started experiencing...

Sadly, our furniture just started experiencing the same issues. We keep our MH inside in climate controlled storage when we aren't using it ever since we purchased it new. The degradation started a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-27-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By tacksondeck
We have been in several national parks in the...

We have been in several national parks in the past few weeks. The campgrounds have been filled to the brink. First come first served are filling by 10 AM even ones that rarely fill up.

There are...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-14-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,159
Posted By tacksondeck
This summer we will be following a somewhat...

This summer we will be following a somewhat similar path as Busskipper with our 8 year old granddaughter and so far, everything seems to be at least open enough for us to get a lot of hiking in...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 05-31-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,346
Posted By tacksondeck
I don't remember the exact brace, but it was...

I don't remember the exact brace, but it was something like this: https://orthodog.com/index.cfm/products/cruciate-care-knee-brace/

I am struggling to remember what all the vet gave us, but...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 05-31-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,346
Posted By tacksondeck
Our English Setter tore her ACL at about age 6...

Our English Setter tore her ACL at about age 6 and she had the surgery. We did not think very much of the experience with the vet who operated on her because she had a lot of pain for quite a while....
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-25-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,209
Posted By tacksondeck
The Cades Cove campground is very shaded so you...

The Cades Cove campground is very shaded so you can't rely on solar for your electric needs there. The benefit of this campground was being close to the Cades Cove Loop during the "no cars" time, so...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 03-17-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By tacksondeck
Thank you for clarifying! Took a lot of effort...

Thank you for clarifying! Took a lot of effort to get that reservation so we are really hoping to get to go.
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 03-17-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By tacksondeck
We have reservations for Banff and haven't gotten...

We have reservations for Banff and haven't gotten any notifications of cancellation. The ParksCanada website says it is a "temporary" suspension of services. Not cancellation for all of 2020 that I...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-21-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,060
Posted By tacksondeck
We did a somewhat similar trip last summer with...

We did a somewhat similar trip last summer with our 7 year old granddaughter. We left before she was out of school and traveled to Utah, etc. and then her Mom flew her out to meet us in CA to go to...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-02-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By tacksondeck
When we were there a couple of weeks ago, there...

When we were there a couple of weeks ago, there was always at least one space open on the east side and plenty of other sites available.

Have fun!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-01-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By tacksondeck
Just stayed 3 nights there. We were in site 5...

Just stayed 3 nights there. We were in site 5 which was on the east side. You can park sideways to the lake there. The sites on the north are back in and face the lake and on the south there was...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-19-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,606
Posted By tacksondeck
I agree the Baystar inverter setup is less than...

I agree the Baystar inverter setup is less than ideal. However, I used the extra plug on one of my inverters to power an extra outlet in the galley area. All the parts came from Home Depot. See...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-15-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By tacksondeck
We stayed one night in May on our way from...

We stayed one night in May on our way from Canyonlands to CA. We were going to stay at the North Zion entrance but it was snowing and very windy, so we headed down to Leeds which was warmer and...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-26-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,616
Posted By tacksondeck
When we are hiking, we like to wear convertible...

When we are hiking, we like to wear convertible hiking pants (zip off into shorts) and running arm warmers instead of a jacket unless it is extremely cold. Very easy to take off and on for weather...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-09-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By tacksondeck
Congratulations!!!

You will love it! We have been fortunate to have had very few issues with our 2016 3124 over the past almost 3 years.

Keep a package of drawer latches on hand. Ours seem to be failing lately,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,331
Posted By tacksondeck
I believe there is a difference between DP and...

I believe there is a difference between DP and gas Newmars RVs. Gas coaches use Xantrex inverters that don't charge the batteries when connected to AC (separate charger). They are not as integrated...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-29-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By tacksondeck
Beautiful Photography!

Your photography is beautiful. How do you choose which hikes to do in your travels? Did you make reservations ahead of time for campsites or were you able to get some first come, first served...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-13-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,613
Posted By tacksondeck
Yes you want the solar controller in the lower...

Yes you want the solar controller in the lower bay. I also had the solar prep in my coach and used a Victron battery monitor. The cable up to the control cabinet is just CAT 5 (I think) and the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-09-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,799
Posted By tacksondeck
We are heading back east to AL now after a...

We are heading back east to AL now after a similar trip. We went west on I-40 and stopped at Hot Springs NP and Oklahoma City on the way, both of which were interesting. The North Rim was still...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-23-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By tacksondeck
2 years, almost 20,000 miles - 2016 Baystar 3124 Review

We bought a new Baystar 3124 in January, 2017. It had been sitting on the lot at Independence RV for a number of months when we spotted it on a trip to FL. We knew we wanted a Newmar less than 35...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-23-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,819
Posted By tacksondeck
We don't have Magnum inverter but our Xantrex...

We don't have Magnum inverter but our Xantrex inverter has a 110 GFCI outlet that is the output power. You may want to look at that if your inverter has one. Not obvious because the inverter looks...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-02-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By tacksondeck
2016 Baystar dash AC panel vent problem

I have a 2016 Baystar 3124 with the Evans all electric dash AC unit. When I turn it to panel-only I still get some air coming out of the floor vents . It's not as much as floor only but still is a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-01-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By tacksondeck
2016 Baystar dash AC panel vent problem

I have a 2016 Baystar 3124 with the Evans all electric dash AC unit. When I turn it to panel-only I still get some air coming out of the floor vents . It's not as much as floor only but still is a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-08-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By tacksondeck
"Wannabe Newmar Owner" questions

It has been a number of years since we had an RV, and that was a Winnebago Vista 21B. But, now we have been looking again and have decided that a Ventana 35 foot model is what we are looking for,...
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