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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-21-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By skippy67
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By skippy67
I am grateful for the article and tips. Thanks...

I am grateful for the article and tips. Thanks you so much.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-20-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By skippy67
Battery monitor and tank level screen works only part of the time.

i am wondering if I am missing something. I checked in the manual but found nothing concerning this problem. One day the battery and tank level gages work fine and another day like today the screen...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By skippy67
How to calculate stored amps in batteries.

I will use round numbers to ask my question. I am new to this and am programming my Magnum inverter. How many amp hours do I have in the house battery tray. I have 8 batteries that are 6 volt each....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-19-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By skippy67
Thanks Don, good to know. I should be easy to...

Thanks Don, good to know. I should be easy to spot if its there. David
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-19-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By skippy67
I have read about this line you speak of. I don't...

I have read about this line you speak of. I don't fully understand what it is used for. Maybe it is used to warn the generator engine so it is easier to start? When you buy used from someone who...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-19-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By skippy67
Thanks to all of you. I read on line that for...

Thanks to all of you. I read on line that for some earlier models the valve was behind and above the Oasis water heater. I sure didn't see it. I wish these RV's had a page listing all these important...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-18-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By skippy67
Location of water shutoff to the whirlpool refrigerator?

We have a 2019 Dutch Star 4018 and am lookin for the water shut off. Any help would be appreciated. I did a search on this site and google and was not successful. Thanks in advance. David
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-14-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By skippy67
Solar devices to keep chassis and house batteries fill

We store our Newmar 4018 Dutch Star in a covered area where I could get some sun from the southern sky to keep batteries topped off. Even though I turn off both cut off switches, I the house...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-11-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,724
Posted By skippy67
I think they are both great coaches. In our price...

I think they are both great coaches. In our price range it came down to the Newmar Dutch Star and the Allegro Bus. We ended up with a Newmar. I really like the steerable tag axle, the emergency...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-11-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,624
Posted By skippy67
There are motels not much more than they charge...

There are motels not much more than they charge for sites at RV Parks. Think of their tax valuation and overhead with all the help compared to a RV Park. They need to replace beds, carpet, paint,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-10-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By skippy67
Since our motorhome is four miles away I am now...

Since our motorhome is four miles away I am now after reading all the posts going to use the RV antifreeze. Thanks everyone
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-10-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By skippy67
You are right. There has been a few times when we...

You are right. There has been a few times when we have had ice storms with power outages and couldn't get into the secured lot with the gate frozen shut and powerless. I am grateful for everyones...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By skippy67
Thanks so much for you help. Our motor home is...

Thanks so much for you help. Our motor home is four miles east of our home in a covered storage lot. I am sure this would but need to learn how to program the generator auto start as I would have to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By skippy67
Winterizing a 2019 4018

We live in Portland Or and don't really have to harsh of a winter. My question to you is do you just drain your coach and blow all the lines out or do you purchase the RV antifreeze and fill your...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By skippy67
Winterizing a 2019 4018

We live in Portland Or and don't really have to harsh of a winter. My question to you is do you just drain your coach and blow all the lines out or do you purchase the RV antifreeze and fill your...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-26-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,051
Posted By skippy67
I wanted the 4369 but settled for the 4018. If it...

I wanted the 4369 but settled for the 4018. If it were eight inches longer, we couldn't get it into our covered spot. These RV lot owners like to get 110 percent utilization of their property. If we...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-22-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,892
Posted By skippy67
Dutch Star Don gives good advice. I too use Mary...

Dutch Star Don gives good advice. I too use Mary Moppins. I also bought the circular plastic spacer that goes in the bottom of your five gallon bucket to keep you mitt from picking up grit and dirt...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-17-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,439
Posted By skippy67
Be sure to order four thousand pound mud vs the...

Be sure to order four thousand pound mud vs the three thousand pound normally delivered. Now days in order to stretch concrete they put fly ash in the mud. I would use 6 inch mesh and also have them...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-07-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By skippy67
Yes I was looking at the wrong batteries. Need...

Yes I was looking at the wrong batteries. Need head examined.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-07-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By skippy67
It was a long day.....I know better than that....

It was a long day.....I know better than that. How embarrassing. I don't know why i was looking at the engine start batteries. First motorhome....live and learn.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-06-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By skippy67
What type of engine start batteries do we have?

I am trying to check our AGS on the magnum remote and havenít gotten very far. I went to battery select type so I went to look. There are no caps to add water so are they maintenance free or AGMís?...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By skippy67
I appreciate any help and also enjoy any light...

I appreciate any help and also enjoy any light hearted replies. I am grateful for any help and especially like a chuckle. If I don't get any more responses, I am going to build some shallow 9 inch...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-27-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By skippy67
Did anyone modify there rear closet in their 4018

At the very rear of the coach there is a safe in the closet that makes it difficult to utilize the storage in the bottom half of the closet without blocking access to your valuables. Have any of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-27-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By skippy67
Unidentified items for out 2019 Dutch Star recently purchase

I have some items I can't identify. I took pictures but when I upload them here I get a message invalid file. I hope someone can explain to a non tech savvy person what is wrong. Thanks.......David
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,376
Posted By skippy67
No, we aren't nuts. We just came from a 38 ft DRV...

No, we aren't nuts. We just came from a 38 ft DRV Elite Suites fifth wheel trailer that had oodles of storage. We do agree with you and others and are going to give it more time before pulling them...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,376
Posted By skippy67
Decided to sell our washer and dryer

We recently purchase a 2019 Dutch Star 4018 and need more storage. My wife tried the washer dryer with two loads and the drying takes over an hour per load. This was the first time they had been used...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-30-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By skippy67
You were correct about the bypass switch. It took...

You were correct about the bypass switch. It took me some time to find the zone board. I took off the carpeted piece in front of the mixer valve and could look through and see the lights on the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-30-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By skippy67
The floor heat was the first thing I checked. I...

The floor heat was the first thing I checked. I have struggled with this for a week before writing the forum. It looks like I need to find some switches other than the two above the driver seat.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-29-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By skippy67
Hot floor in our New to us 2019 Dutch Star 4018

The living area of our coach on an eighty five degree day is almost unbearable. I have the power on at the Oasis boiler and only one of the heating elements on for hot water. The heat seems to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-12-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By skippy67
Can't get Rand McNally to work

We just purchased a 2019 Dutch Star 4018 and it has a built in Navigation system. There is also a radio and other things on the menu. When we try to turn in on navigation, it says loading then a box...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-01-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,258
Posted By skippy67
We are having problems where we live in our gated...

We are having problems where we live in our gated community. They cut through most fences with ease. Our motorhome is stored in a lot with a 7000 watt electric fence that was installed by a company...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By skippy67
I also am in need of an extended warranty. We are...

I also am in need of an extended warranty. We are purchasing a 2019 Newmar Dutch Star (Our first motorhome) and don't know who the most legitimate companies are. Is there a rating page where one can...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-12-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By skippy67
We too have noticed the number of coaches...

We too have noticed the number of coaches available rising and the quick turnover has all but stopped.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-12-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By skippy67
Thanks to you and everyone for reaffirming what...

Thanks to you and everyone for reaffirming what we suspected.We will sit tight and wait. I have already seen the number of Newmar 4018's double in the last two weeks. There are only so many buyers...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By skippy67
So sorry to leave out that important bit of info....

So sorry to leave out that important bit of info. We are looking for a Newmar Dutch Star 4018. The 4369 won't fit in our parking situation. Thanks.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By skippy67
To purchase or not purchase?

My wife and I have been RVing over thirty five years in trailers and then fifth wheels. Last October we sold our fifth wheel and planned on buying a late model coach. A Newmar to be exact. Daily, I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-08-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,765
Posted By skippy67
Motorhome insurance

We are purchasing a 2017 Newmar coach and are wondering where everyone gets their insurance and also the ins an outs of insuring one of these. It is our first motorhome and I don't want to find out...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-23-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,044
Posted By skippy67
I am no expert and can only tell you what is...

I am no expert and can only tell you what is important to us. We scoffed at the idea of a fireplace until a sales person talked us into getting one. We ended up loving it on those chilly nights on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 23,890
Posted By skippy67
Wow, this is a handsome coach. You must be proud....

Wow, this is a handsome coach. You must be proud. Have you had it from the get go?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-21-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,785
Posted By skippy67
I too went went with the two 2000 watt generators...

I too went went with the two 2000 watt generators in parallel but went with Yamaha as it was on sale. If we are at home in the winter, I keep one at home for the refer and freezer if the power goes...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-04-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,769
Posted By skippy67
We have had one folding camping chair taken in...

We have had one folding camping chair taken in thirty five years. We found out almost everyone in the park had just one chair taken so we assume it was some sort of prank by young people.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-30-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,039
Posted By skippy67
Question about floor plans

We have decided on a Newmar Dutch Star 4018 and have been looking for almost a year. I have missed a few as I was unsure of pricing and had them slip through our fingers. I finally found a 2018 with...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-21-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By skippy67
The address in 23500 NE Marine Drive Troutdale...

The address in 23500 NE Marine Drive Troutdale Oregon is the address. It is the long covered building about half way down and access is from the bottom of the picture on google earth. You can see the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-21-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By skippy67
Thanks Bill. It is a Dutch Star and hoping for a...

Thanks Bill. It is a Dutch Star and hoping for a 2016 or newer that has the tag axle with the the active steering. The fifth wheel was a 38 and a half foot DRV and I pulled it with a Chevy Crew Cab...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-21-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By skippy67
Turning Radius

We are very close to getting a Newmar motorhome. Either a 4018 or a 4369. Before we write the check I need to know if either of these motorhomes will make the turn and clear a four by four steel roof...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By skippy67
Thank you and everyone for your responses. I am...

Thank you and everyone for your responses. I am leaning towards the Newmar.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-10-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By skippy67
Looking at two 2017 coaches

I am looking at two nice coaches. One is a 2017 Dutch Star 4369 and the other is an American Dream that is the same size and both have the active steering tag axle. Both are nicely appointed but one...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-17-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,206
Posted By skippy67
Gary: you always seem to have a reasonable answer...

Gary: you always seem to have a reasonable answer so I am hoping you could help me with a question. I have been looking for a motorhome (class A diesel pusher) for twenty months. I am weary of the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-17-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,206
Posted By skippy67
I too am fed up with the flim flam people. I am...

I too am fed up with the flim flam people. I am now looking at for sale by owner only. One thing I haven't figured out is the many pricing stories. When you see a dealer with a two year old coach for...
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