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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Today, 12:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 749
Posted By Rev. Roy
PI EMS 50 amp

I also have the PI EMS 50 amp surge protector that plugs into the poll. I love this because I plug it in and check the power before I do anything else. If I get an error code I tell the office and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Today, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Rev. Roy
I would run the VIN to see if there are any...

I would run the VIN to see if there are any recall issues unresolved. It may or may not be part of the fuel rail recall. The only other concern I would have would be the DEF sensor because that year...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 07:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,127
Posted By Rev. Roy
The number one cause of fire is reported to be...

The number one cause of fire is reported to be within the RV engine compartment, often in the electrical system. That will happen whether you are all electric or not. How many RV refrigerators have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,127
Posted By Rev. Roy
I have never heard a single person with an all...

I have never heard a single person with an all electric RV say they with they regretted it. I not saying it hasn't happened but I just haven't heard any. What I do heard a lot is people who got one...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Rev. Roy
Newmar floor heat is electric. Entegra has...

Newmar floor heat is electric. Entegra has plumbed floor heat. I am not sure what is leaking.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By Rev. Roy
X2 only mine didn't quit I just prefer a...

X2 only mine didn't quit I just prefer a countertop because I can use water from the Berkey.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-22-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,270
Posted By Rev. Roy
If you include "on order" there is a total of 5....

If you include "on order" there is a total of 5. 2 of those on order are King Aire.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-21-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,403
Posted By Rev. Roy
I find that interesting since I was told by a RV...

I find that interesting since I was told by a RV tech that the automatic transfer switch gives priority to the shore power and, once you plug in, it will transfer to shore power. I'm not saying that...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-20-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Rev. Roy
Many, many years ago, I worked for a tow truck...

Many, many years ago, I worked for a tow truck outfit. At that time, they put golf balls inside the steer tires. When I asked why, the owner said to keep them balanced. After we got our first Class...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-16-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Rev. Roy
If you're looking for the exact unit, you can buy...

If you're looking for the exact unit, you can buy one from a salvage place. The last time I was at Colaw's RV salvage they had lots of washers and dryers. https://colawrvsalvage.com/
Forum: Just Conversation 01-15-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,314
Posted By Rev. Roy
I am seeing a growing trend with businesses. That...

I am seeing a growing trend with businesses. That is charging for use of a credit card. One of our local gas stations now advertisers a cash price and a restaurant started charging 3% for use of a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-15-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,790
Posted By Rev. Roy
I am glad you did that. I saw one idiot on...

I am glad you did that. I saw one idiot on YouTube knowingly drive his 24000 lb. motorhome across a bridge clearly marked 8 ton maximum. He laughed and said, "I knew we'd make it". Bridges are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-14-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,379
Posted By Rev. Roy
Here are two possible reasons why the dealership...

Here are two possible reasons why the dealership won't tell you what they will be using. 1. They won't know what they are going to need until they get started. Certain brands may work better on the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-13-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,436
Posted By Rev. Roy
Another post hijacked by the anti-TSD people....

Another post hijacked by the anti-TSD people. That argument has gone on in dozens of other post so go post there! Just because you believe something doesn't mean you have to change what's being...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-11-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,790
Posted By Rev. Roy
Obviously you haven't traveled much in the New...

Obviously you haven't traveled much in the New England states or the Eastern part of the US. We've encountered low clearances on the way to campgrounds after leaving the interstate on more than one...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-11-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,836
Posted By Rev. Roy
It is not "pick pocket" when you leave it out in...

It is not "pick pocket" when you leave it out in the open. However, truck stop and rest areas do have "lot Lizards," the term for prostitutes who work in these locations, who aren't above stealing....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-10-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Rev. Roy
Is it safe? I can't say but I have done it....

Is it safe? I can't say but I have done it. :rolleyes:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-08-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,836
Posted By Rev. Roy
You made my day! I had an uncle who was a long...

You made my day! I had an uncle who was a long haul steel hauler for over 30 years. He use to say, "the road is a hard life but that doesn't mean you need to let it make you hard." He also said, "...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-07-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Rev. Roy
I use the Valterra Adjustable Water Regulator....

I use the Valterra Adjustable Water Regulator. It's available AR etrailer.com. It has been trouble free for a couple years. One thing to make sure any one you buy has is a screen on the inlet. I have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-07-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By Rev. Roy
Have you checked the chassis batteries? If they...

Have you checked the chassis batteries? If they are weak then all the power from the alternator is going to keep the engine running and charging the chassis batteries. The BIRD will not charge the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-06-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Rev. Roy
Michelin recommends having the tires inspected by...

Michelin recommends having the tires inspected by a tire professional every year after the fifth year. A professional inspection does require removal of the tire from the rim so the inside can be...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-05-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,436
Posted By Rev. Roy
I'd like to share something that I have observed...

I'd like to share something that I have observed over the past year. I follow the commodities market and track things like diesel bulk (raw) prices as well as unleashed gas and last year the gap...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-05-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Rev. Roy
The only thing I heard was at the beginning of...

The only thing I heard was at the beginning of the recall. That was that the repair parts were backordered and, if your one needed the part, they would not let you drive it home to wait. That lead to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-05-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Rev. Roy
Adding you and your family to our prayer list. It...

Adding you and your family to our prayer list. It is tough losing a son or grandson wither a child or an adult. If I can be of help in any way please PM me.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-05-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,403
Posted By Rev. Roy
You didn't share if you are plugged into a 50,...

You didn't share if you are plugged into a 50, 30, or 20 Amp circuit. To some that may make a difference. I have 50 amp in my RV garage but it has a breaker that I can flip off before unplugging or...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-05-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,468
Posted By Rev. Roy
Someone correct me if I am wrong but I didn't...

Someone correct me if I am wrong but I didn't think Newmar was putting Comfort Drive on the Super Star. If not, then that could be a huge difference driving. I also heard a review on the Super Star...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-04-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,270
Posted By Rev. Roy
I find this a little confusing. How can a company...

I find this a little confusing. How can a company raise prices on a chassis that has already been delivered? Is the chassis considered unsold until the unit is used? I worked in manufacturing and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-02-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,623
Posted By Rev. Roy
Motorhomes are not designed to sit. I personally...

Motorhomes are not designed to sit. I personally won't park ours for over a month without moving it. Seals will dry out and crack and gears need oil around them. This isn't just the engine but the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-31-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By Rev. Roy
.I believe DiddyPnut is talking about a Class A...

.I believe DiddyPnut is talking about a Class A not a 5th wheel or Class C so a wheel step won't work. I carry a 3 step folding ladder for windshields and things not needing a bigger ladder and a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-31-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,018
Posted By Rev. Roy
[QUOTE=dixonge;6032573]You're right, it's...

[QUOTE=dixonge;6032573]You're right, it's dangerous. But you're fooling yourself if you believe that CoachNet is incapable of also leaving you stranded and in danger: /QUOTE]
I said they seem to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-29-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,018
Posted By Rev. Roy
Over the past 5-10 years I have probably heard...

Over the past 5-10 years I have probably heard enough GS-RA horror stories to almost fill a book. They are not alone though. I have heard ones about other providers but the only one remotely as bad...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-28-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Rev. Roy
I haven't encountered anyone with the latest...

I haven't encountered anyone with the latest version (gen-7) that has had it fail, yet. I have asked a few that I knew had that version installed but none of them said it had failed so we're hoping...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-25-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,825
Posted By Rev. Roy
My wife and I are avid winter RVers and deal with...

My wife and I are avid winter RVers and deal with this problem. I can't speak for what's available in Canada, but in many areas in the US truck stops and travel plazas have dumps where you can dump...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-24-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Rev. Roy
It could be that KOA dropped them but it is more...

It could be that KOA dropped them but it is more likely they dropped KOA. Here is the old phone #435-586-9872 you could try. But more likely they were sold. There are big conglomerates buying out...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-24-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By Rev. Roy
I have a Newmar king Aire. The spec says it is...

I have a Newmar king Aire. The spec says it is 13'4" so I just round up to13'6" for my GPS.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-23-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,309
Posted By Rev. Roy
Measure the width from outside to outside of your...

Measure the width from outside to outside of your vehicle wheels and make sure it will fit onto the dolly. I know someone who bought a used one several years ago only to discover his car wouldn't...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-23-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,309
Posted By Rev. Roy
No We tow a car trailer. One of the selling point...

No We tow a car trailer. One of the selling point to me was being able to back it up relatively easy. I can back into a back in site without unhooking. (if long enough) You can back up a dolly but...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-23-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Rev. Roy
I tend to put the heavier stuff toward the...

I tend to put the heavier stuff toward the center. I also try to balance weight on each side. I worked for a couple years as a forklift driver at a warehouse and loaded semi trailers. I would try to...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-22-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By Rev. Roy
Since our RV is almost 13'6" tall, I opted for a...

Since our RV is almost 13'6" tall, I opted for a 16.5 ft telescoping ladder. I have owned a Little GiantŪ since the first year they were may and love it but it's heavy and takes up a lot of space so...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-22-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,504
Posted By Rev. Roy
I laugh every time I read the "drink the...

I laugh every time I read the "drink the kool-aide" statement. It seems to always come from someone who's basically has done the same thing with Freightliner. I suspect these people are trucker...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-20-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By Rev. Roy
I noticed right off he says it was a Freightliner...

I noticed right off he says it was a Freightliner chassis. I noted that because I recall seeing something about a steering concern on the Spartan chassis but this first one for a Freightliner...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-18-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Rev. Roy
Ya! I do that whenever I am doing anything...

Ya! I do that whenever I am doing anything electrical, plumbing, or anything else. I'm old and suffer with CRS deficiency! 😂😂
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-18-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,490
Posted By Rev. Roy
Most of the ones buying used tires put a lot of...

Most of the ones buying used tires put a lot of miles a year on them and are grateful to get used ones with great tread. The key is closely examining the tires inside and out for cracking or...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-16-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,504
Posted By Rev. Roy
Just what years did Spartan get out of the...

Just what years did Spartan get out of the motorhome business? As far as I know, Entegra has always used Spartan and Foretravel has since they stopped making their own. I seriously doubt the decision...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,368
Posted By Rev. Roy
Did you have the 4 corner system installed?...

Did you have the 4 corner system installed? Liquid SpringsŪ sell either the rear only or the front and rear called the "4 corner" system. Since we have a high end DP we don't need it but I know some...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-11-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,986
Posted By Rev. Roy
As a general rule, electric space heaters are the...

As a general rule, electric space heaters are the most inefficient way to heat. I understand some of the newer ones are more efficient. The new concern is that propane is over 46% higher than this...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-10-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Rev. Roy
While I do like the huge battery bank, the real...

While I do like the huge battery bank, the real difference is a little more. The appliances are upgraded and so is the tile. I really like the new screen door set up and the huge bonded windows along...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-09-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,590
Posted By Rev. Roy
What may be overlooked here is that locking in a...

What may be overlooked here is that locking in a specific site for a time could prevent it from being rented for a few days before, if potential renters were staying into the time slot you wanted....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-09-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,504
Posted By Rev. Roy
I am curious. If you're happy with the way yours...

I am curious. If you're happy with the way yours is handling why spend money on shear speculation that it will somehow be better? Adding sway bars is something that I have seen people swear by and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-09-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,490
Posted By Rev. Roy
My local tire shop use to buy our old tires but...

My local tire shop use to buy our old tires but they also operated a retread shop for semi trailer tires. They have since discontinued retreading but still operate a "truck shop" where they sell and...
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