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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-13-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By neilnoff
Just a quick update to wrap this up. I finally...

Just a quick update to wrap this up. I finally got to the coach and replaced the missing nylon/plastic nut with a stainless one, new spring washer and new nut on the top. When I unscrewed the one...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-23-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By neilnoff
Joe & Steve: Thanks for the info and the photo...

Joe & Steve: Thanks for the info and the photo really helped. I was having trouble picturing in my mind what I was looking for, but this is a huge help. I'll be at my coach this weekend and will...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-21-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By neilnoff
Door Contact Question

After reading several posts re: the brass door contacts, I decided to take a quick look. One of the contacs was just dangling from its position. I tried to push it back in to keep from losing it...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-16-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By neilnoff
Thanks for the responses. Please note: Gary...

Thanks for the responses. Please note:

Gary - I agree completely and even when the VegaTouch did work, always had a spotter on the phone with the person inside the coach to make sure those long...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-15-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By neilnoff
Anthem awning question

The rear P/S awning on our 2020 Anthem will not extend via the VegaTouch, nor with the phone app for the VegaTouch. It works just fine when using the awning remote which we found in the P/S forward...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-10-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By neilnoff
I read on the Forum that the Gen 6 DEF heads are...

I read on the Forum that the Gen 6 DEF heads are the ones without problems. Do you all know how to tell what "Generation" would be on the 2020 Anthems? Not sure if it means a call to Entegra or...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-05-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Posted By neilnoff
Gary: They indicated that it goes back to...

Gary: They indicated that it goes back to "normal" after a period of not detecting any strong magnetic force, although didn't give a specific time period. I have done a lot of driving in my other...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-05-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Posted By neilnoff
Well, as it turns out, I have Magne Shades (we...

Well, as it turns out, I have Magne Shades (we installed last Saturday) and I also have had a pacemaker for the past 3 years. Here are my comments:

1. This is my 3rd set of Magne Shades and they...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-20-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By neilnoff
I told them I was an Air Force vet and they threw...

I told them I was an Air Force vet and they threw in the storage bag. Don't want to hijack this thread, but FYI if anyone is looking for a used (2017) full set, or you may know anyone looking, I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-20-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,288
Posted By neilnoff
Looks great & that is a very nice addition to...

Looks great & that is a very nice addition to your master bath. Thanks for the recommendation. On our list the next time we are up that way is to make some improvements to our pantry shelves and we...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-12-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By neilnoff
Just curious -- Do you coat your entire coach or...

Just curious -- Do you coat your entire coach or just the front cap to fight off bugs, road grime, etc? Thanks.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-09-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,964
Posted By neilnoff
Never gave my wet bay much thought, but now I...

Never gave my wet bay much thought, but now I am!! Good suggestions and it looks great. Thanks for posting & sharing the pics--
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-24-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,685
Posted By neilnoff
Just to close the loop on this thread, I decided...

Just to close the loop on this thread, I decided to follow the directions from the tech at Entegra. Plugged in to 50amp, with all lights, fridge, etc. off, turned off the inverters at the VegaTouch...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-23-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By neilnoff
Gary - Thanks for the write-up and for the good...

Gary - Thanks for the write-up and for the good info. Will add relays my list the next time I'm at Auto Zone.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-22-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,685
Posted By neilnoff
Thanks for feedback. The info from Entegra did...

Thanks for feedback. The info from Entegra did have several categories of storage, including: No power at all, Power 50, 30, or less than 30, etc. I showed in my post, their recommendations for...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-22-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,685
Posted By neilnoff
Storage confirmation

In reviewing the emails from Entegra over the past few weeks, I re-read the one form Joyce with the link regarding recommended storage procedure. We have a 2020 Anthem, stored in an enclosed RV Barn...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-21-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,094
Posted By neilnoff
Congrats on the new rig and really like the paint...

Congrats on the new rig and really like the paint scheme. Like Dr. Q, we picked up our 2020 Anthem in late December, got to spend a week in it, but it's been resting since then. Ready to roll when...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-15-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By neilnoff
Update: Back on the road again. Fed-X came thru...

Update: Back on the road again. Fed-X came thru this morning & this time with the correct part. Mobile techs only took about 30 min for the install & we were rolling by Noon. Quite the adventure &...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-15-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By neilnoff
Good suggestions but Im not even a shade tree...

Good suggestions but Im not even a shade tree mechanic so would be leery of a duct tape (even temporary) repair. The mobile techs were on the phone several times with the Spartan techs so I left it...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-14-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By neilnoff
The saga continues... Fed-X delivered on time &...

The saga continues... Fed-X delivered on time & the mobile techs got here about 10:30. Problem was that Spartan sent the wrong part, even though the mobile guys yesterday emailed them photos of the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-14-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By neilnoff
Thanks for all of the comments & I will check...

Thanks for all of the comments & I will check into those arrows - looks good. The final verdict was that we turned on both the DS & PS security lights & the entry door light. Set the AGS & all was...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-13-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By neilnoff
Yes, as I mentioned, my reflective triangles are...

Yes, as I mentioned, my reflective triangles are positioned & spaced out as required behind the rig. Frankly, never thought Id use them and never did with my previous two coaches but certainly glad...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-13-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By neilnoff
Front bags are totally deflated & Spartan said...

Front bags are totally deflated & Spartan said not to drive it at all. A minor bump or pothole could cause serious damage with basically no front suspension.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-13-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By neilnoff
Accent lights for safety?

Our ride height control crapped out this morning on I45 north of Huntsville, TX headed to our FMCA chapter rally. I called Spartan & they contacted Coach-Net & they came out & confirmed the problem....
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-03-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By neilnoff
TPMS Options

Thinking of retiring my TST 507 system in favor of the RVi3 product called Tire Patrol for my Toad. It will let me use the existing hub & monitor for the RVi3 brake system, thus eliminating one...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-03-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By neilnoff
Good tip & even better news about the Summit...

Good tip & even better news about the Summit solution. That flimsy door set-up has worried me ever since we took delivery in December. Just looks like it is ready to break or easily crack. Will be...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-13-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By neilnoff
Thanks for all of the responses. I have looked...

Thanks for all of the responses. I have looked at some of the CG's mentioned, but this is all great info. Will also download the referenced apps, as they sound very helpful. Really looking forward...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-13-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By neilnoff
We stayed at Spanish Trail a few summers ago. ...

We stayed at Spanish Trail a few summers ago. Nice park and well run. A bit dusty, but not a real problem. Would stay there again.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-13-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By neilnoff
Summer travel

We are planning to spend July in Colorado ,August in Wyoming & September in Montana and are in the process of doing homework on campgrounds. Searched the Campgrounds section of the forum, but many...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-08-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By neilnoff
Thanks for the responses and the comments. The...

Thanks for the responses and the comments. The slide tray we are looking at has a pretty stiff "catch" so I think we will be okay with items not sliding out during travel. Also, it has 2 braces...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-07-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By neilnoff
Here are the photos of the shelf we removed from...

Here are the photos of the shelf we removed from the pantry and the side view showing the laminate top layer. It is about 1/8" thick. Hoping a new, sharp bit will do the trick, but just nervous as...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-07-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By neilnoff
Pantry slide tray tips?

Just took delivery of our 2020 Anthem 44W and are prepping for summer travels. In the pantry I want to install stainless slide-out trays, similar to the ones that are factory installed in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-10-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By neilnoff
Thanks -- I did get names of a few local shops...

Thanks -- I did get names of a few local shops from the Girard site and I'll be contacting them to see if they can take care of things.

I have also used Scott & Brooks a lot over the past few...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-09-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By neilnoff
Smile Slide Topper repair in Houston area?

I have a 2011 Essex and the Girard slide topper on the FWS does not completely retract and is loose on the roller. It retracts to all but the last foot or so, then stops rolling in. When the FWS is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-13-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,860
Posted By neilnoff
I decided to go with Ron Jarvie (Travis Breedlove...

I decided to go with Ron Jarvie (Travis Breedlove in his office) at Overland who put me with Progressive. Not cheap, but solid coverage for much less than National General, including glass. The...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-08-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,860
Posted By neilnoff
Quick update: I have about 8 quotes in hand from...

Quick update: I have about 8 quotes in hand from the various sources referenced in this thread (and a few more). Over the next few days I'll be comparing rates and trying to make some...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-07-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By neilnoff
Smile We have a 2011 Essex and replaced the outside TV...

We have a 2011 Essex and replaced the outside TV about a year or so ago. We put in a 49" and a soundbar that fits under the TV and it's great. Be careful to make sure you get the correct bracket to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-04-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,860
Posted By neilnoff
Thanks for the suggestion. I'll contact Ron...

Thanks for the suggestion. I'll contact Ron today. Regards--
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-03-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,860
Posted By neilnoff
I appreciate the comments reading the fact that...

I appreciate the comments reading the fact that rates are largely location-based. I guess that does make sense. I have been with National General for 3 years on my 2011 Essex. Rates have gone up a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-10-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By neilnoff
Good info & I'll be contacting them as well. I...

Good info & I'll be contacting them as well. I need to have a Blue Ox baseplate put on my Ram 1500. Called Texas Truck Works yesterday and they quoted me 4.5 - 5.0 hrs @ $95/hr for the labor, so...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-10-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By neilnoff
Good suggestion - I called yesterday and spoke to...

Good suggestion - I called yesterday and spoke to Dan who answered my questions. They do make a bracket that is included at no extra charge if your vehicle needs it to help the mating against the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By neilnoff
RVi Brake in Ram 1500

Wondering if anyone has actual experience with the RVi 3 Brake in a Ram 1500? I'm considering switching from the Blue Ox Patriot which I had a heck of a time getting set up & level. The RVi 3 system...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-15-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By neilnoff
Quick update: 1) Checked fuses & none blown. 2)...

Quick update: 1) Checked fuses & none blown. 2) Disconnected the light panel, unplugged & plugged back in - still no lights. 3) Called Newmar factory & tried a battery reset - still no lights....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-13-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By neilnoff
I checked the bulbs and they are all good. Even...

I checked the bulbs and they are all good. Even tried one of them in the living room light and it came on just fine. Next step is to do an ePlex reset & I'll keep you all posted. Thanks again for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By neilnoff
Yes, there is power to the panel. There are 8...

Yes, there is power to the panel. There are 8 separate LED overhead lights in the bedroom, so doubt all would burn out at once, so it's still a puzzle. Thanks--
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By neilnoff
No bedroom ceiling lights on Essex

We have a 2011 Essex & I need to tap into the wisdom of the forum. When attempting to turn on the ceiling lights in the bedroom by pushing the button on the panel in the bedroom, the lights do not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 265,155
Posted By neilnoff
We are also disappointed to miss HOOTS this year...

We are also disappointed to miss HOOTS this year -- Really enjoyed the 2016 gathering. We were literally a day away from departing on a 2+ month trip that included HOOTS V, but Hurricane Harvey had...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-18-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By neilnoff
Brief update: Spoke to Newmar this morning (Rick...

Brief update: Spoke to Newmar this morning (Rick the tech) and he walked me through the reset procedure on the ePlex. It just took a few minutes and the performs an internal system scan. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-17-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By neilnoff
Ditto on the portable Progressive positive...

Ditto on the portable Progressive positive comments. Had mine for several years now and it works great --
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-17-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By neilnoff
We change annually also and if we forget, low...

We change annually also and if we forget, low water pressure from faucets is a great reminder! Shop online for filters and they are pretty inexpensive. Good luck--
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