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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-01-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 1,197,298
Posted By Sylphy
High Plains Raceway watching the Rocky Mountain...

High Plains Raceway watching the Rocky Mountain Vintage Racers race. Best seat in the house!295457
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-21-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,735
Posted By Sylphy
I finally got around to fixing this! I used a...

I finally got around to fixing this! I used a bit of radiator hose for the rubber. It's a bit tough to pull the screen door off the main door (without lifting the handle), but it definitely holds...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-20-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 518,665
Posted By Sylphy
Finally tested towing our 20' trailer with our...

Finally tested towing our 20' trailer with our rig! Needed a 14" hitch extension & a 2" rise. Just towed our empty trailer around the neighborhood for practice, but proved we could do it!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-11-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 1,197,298
Posted By Sylphy
Central City, CO KOA on our first overnight...

Central City, CO KOA on our first overnight adventure! I think we're the oldest coach here.

https://i.imgur.com/nCRCetz.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jYWEfOb.jpg
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 1,197,298
Posted By Sylphy
Spent this evening cleaning the PO's cooties and...

Spent this evening cleaning the PO's cooties and 20 years of grime off the cab area. Amazing what some all purpose cleaner, a scrub brush, towel and a few minutes will do! Only got the driver's see...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-28-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 1,197,298
Posted By Sylphy
Maiden test voyage after a winter of hibernation,...

Maiden test voyage after a winter of hibernation, and first time out besides driving it home after we bought in in October 2019. Only had to fix a coolant leak of 4.5 gallons before we could head...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-23-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Sylphy
Interesting that they don't really sell under...

Interesting that they don't really sell under cabinet units anymore... I can see how it could affect the cabinets. I'm not a full timer, so that's not a huge concern for me. I suppose I'll see if...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-22-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Sylphy
Under Cabinet Coffee Maker

There is an under cabinet mounted coffee maker in my 2000 Dutch Star Class A DP, but it's old and has previous owner's "cooties" on/in it plus some parts are broken. I've searched Amazon for an...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-16-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 1,197,298
Posted By Sylphy
Social distancing at home...278148

Social distancing at home...278148
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-11-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By Sylphy
Well, y'all were right. There were a total of 7...

Well, y'all were right. There were a total of 7 class As there: 6 Thors and 1 brand I've never heard of. Something that I did think was cool in the class As was the big table thing that folded out...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-08-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By Sylphy
Thanks for the tips. Luckily we are not in the...

Thanks for the tips. Luckily we are not in the market for a new coach. Our interest lies in the accessories/organization/towing stuff.

We will definitely enjoy going into all the new RVs...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-08-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By Sylphy
RV Adventure & Travel Show

My husband and I are going to the Colorado RV Adventure & Travel Show this weekend. We've never been to a show like this. Any pointers, insider tips or things to look for/do while there?

There...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-23-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,877
Posted By Sylphy
Related to the topic... the emergency escape...

Related to the topic... the emergency escape window - is that something that can be opened and closed again or is it a one and done kind of deal?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-22-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,987
Posted By Sylphy
Thanks for the tips everyone! I do have a barn...

Thanks for the tips everyone! I do have a barn kitten that is awaiting spring to be released- hopefully he'll be a great mouse hunter!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-21-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,987
Posted By Sylphy
Mouse Entry Point(s)

Hello! New 2000 Dutch Star owner here. I have cleaned some of the coach starting from the bedroom working forward... went in there tonight to start the Genni... went into the bedroom and noticed a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-21-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,039
Posted By Sylphy
For our couch computer time in the...

For our couch computer time in the sticks-n-bricks my husband and I use Table-Mates https://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/table-mate-reg-adjustable-table/3257655 I think they'd work great...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By Sylphy
No way I'd do that trip. Have you seen...

No way I'd do that trip.

Have you seen this video? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvhRHiskRIc&feature=youtu.be) :eek:

Plus Colorado (and maybe other states) have traction laws.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-17-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Sylphy
Cabinet Pulls

Fun fact: Our motorhome has 59 cabinet/drawer pulls... our sticks & bricks house has only 42! [All of the motorhome pulls are 3" handles, the house has 10 in that count that are single knobs.]...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-17-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Sylphy
Thank you all for the replies! Glad to hear I'm...

Thank you all for the replies! Glad to hear I'm not the only one that has this issue!!! I know this site is a huge resource and have been on it every night since getting the MH. @007 - you are a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-16-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Sylphy
Disappointed in documentation...

I'm very disappointed in the documentation that I've been able to find on my coach (2000 Dutch Star DP)... the previous owners did save all the chassis information as well as all the owners manuals...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-14-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sylphy
OOoh! This looks like a good option! Could...

OOoh! This looks like a good option! Could probably fit these filters into my current water filter canisters that are already in the RV!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-13-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sylphy
Thank you everyone! Sounds like a water softener...

Thank you everyone! Sounds like a water softener is in our future!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-12-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By Sylphy
Mineral Rich Water

Hello! Brand spanking new to the RV game here (yeah, we jumped in feet first into the Class A pool). Our sticks-n-bricks home is on well water and it seems like the water is very rich in minerals -...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 1,197,298
Posted By Sylphy
Talking Parked next to the sticks-n-bricks cleaning out...

Parked next to the sticks-n-bricks cleaning out the previous owner's cooties and grime. Gotta make it sparkling and make it OURS!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-02-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,735
Posted By Sylphy
Screen Door Retainer Worn Out

Brand new RV owner here. Just bought a 2000 Newmar Dutch Star DP- and aside from part of the screen being ripped out of the frame (gotta figure out how to fix that) another thing that is driving me...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-27-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Sylphy
RV 101 Basics

Hello there! I'm new here and new to the RV scene.

I've searched but I haven't been able to find any standard RV operations 101 type of posts... or safety posts...

Mostly what I am looking...
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-23-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Sylphy
Newb From Colorado

My husband and I just bought this 2000 Newmar Dutch Star DP 38' with two slides and a Spartan Chassis. We will be towing our race car in a 20' enclosed trailer and also exploring the country in this...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 10-23-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 712
Posted By Sylphy
undecided :: 2000 Newmar Dutch Star

"undecided" :: 2000 Newmar Dutch Star (2019-10-24 03:45:22)
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