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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-27-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,198
Posted By waco kid
Sandy Shores RV Resort - Home...

Sandy Shores RV Resort - Home (https://www.sandyshoresrvresort.com/) Sandy Shores has privately*owned sites, but a lot of the owners rent their lots out. Large sites and very quiet, mostly seniors....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,628
Posted By waco kid
I've been driving my chevy chassis for over 2...

I've been driving my chevy chassis for over 2 years (20,000 miles) and I don't feel the need for any addons. I have never driven the ford chassis....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-13-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,867
Posted By waco kid
I have never driven a ford class c so I...

I have never driven a ford class c so I can't*comment on anything other than the lack of legroom*up front, that's why we passed on the ford. I can tell you with my chevy chassis, passing trucks and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By waco kid
I had a 2007 Scepter, the corners of the...

I had a 2007 Scepter, the corners of the windhield cracked a few times when I first got it. I took it back to Monaco right after Navistar bought them. They dry fitted the new windshield and told me...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,403
Posted By waco kid
After full timing for 10 years,I downsized from a...

After full timing for 10 years,I downsized from a 42 foot tag axle (07 Scepter),to a 28 foot class c on a Chevy chassis. Wind and passing trucks are a non issue, The ride is not as good as the bus...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-27-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By waco kid
What Ivylog is talking about is the white panel...

What Ivylog is talking about is the white panel on the bottom of the slide outs. If the front and back edges aren't*sealed properly water can get in and the luan that the panel is fastened to can...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By waco kid
I full timed in a 2007 scepter (camelot's sister)...

I full timed in a 2007 scepter (camelot's sister) for 10 years. It was a great coach, no major issues to speak of.......Bruce
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By waco kid
Josam in Orlando FL, x2

Josam in Orlando FL, x2
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-19-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By waco kid
RV Doctor Dies

https://rvbusiness.com/rv-doctor-gary-bunzer-passes-away-due-to-coronavirus/
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By waco kid
I feel no heat at all from the engine...

I feel no heat at all from the engine cover.....Bruce
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By waco kid
I have a Coachmen 26DS on a Chevy chassis. I...

I have a Coachmen 26DS on a Chevy chassis. I picked the Chevy because it had a lot*more leg room in the cab.Driving it is wonderful, I don't feel wind or passing trucks. I pulled a 2001 Chrysler Town...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-02-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,160
Posted By waco kid
I own a site at Sandy shores in Warren Me. and go...

I own a site at Sandy shores in Warren Me. and go up every year, this is basicly the route I take. Check out I-Pass, when I got mine it seem a little more RV friendly.......
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By waco kid
I did use the lippert crank, I had to shorten it,...

I did use the lippert crank, I had to shorten it, and it runs back towords the rear bumper. It gets weged in place between the tire and the frame.....Bruce
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-02-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By waco kid
I have a 2018 26ds leprechaun*(28 feet), on a...

I have a 2018 26ds leprechaun*(28 feet), on a Chevy chassis,and I am very happy with it.....Bruce
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-29-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By waco kid
Chevy Chassis Spare Tire Install

I just finished my spare tire project, not to hard of a job. I bolted an 11 inch 2x2 angle to my existing frame cross brace, and then, bolted a*lippert 159056 rv spare tire winch to the angle. For...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-18-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By waco kid
Bal retract a spare

Does anyone have any experience with this product? https://www.amazon.com/BAL-R-V-Products-28240-Spare-52/dp/B07D1DRLY6 ........ Bruce
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 02-04-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By waco kid
I had the same problem with my bedroom lights. I...

I had the same problem with my bedroom lights. I replaced them with these, https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07W9F84T3/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1....Bruce
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 11-01-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Coachmen: Main slide issue
Views: 877
Posted By waco kid
I used stainless steal door kick plates from...

I used stainless steal door kick plates from Lowe's to do this mod on my previous coach. It worked well.....Bruce
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 10-04-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By waco kid
I have the same model as you, my windows are...

I have the same model as you, my windows are fine, but the table will rattle every so often. It seems to be where its attached to the floor. You could try removing the table while your on the road,...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,919
Posted By waco kid
The advice I got from a RV flooring pro (Ernie...

The advice I got from a RV flooring pro (Ernie Ikberg) was to use LVT or engineered hard wood, and to glue it down. I glued down engineered hickory*in mine, and came out great.....Bruce
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-24-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,298
Posted By waco kid
I own a 28 foot 2018 class c on a Chevy chassis....

I own a 28 foot 2018 class c on a Chevy chassis. I downsized from a 43 foot pusher and I couldn't be happier with my choice. The leg room in the ford chassis didn't work for me. The Chevy handles...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-20-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By waco kid
I,m not sure if will help you track down your...

I,m not sure if will help you track down your problem,but when I had my 07 Scepter, I would get that same warning light and beeping when I had my engine running while I was still plugged in to 50...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By waco kid
The wood trim around the slid outs is usually...

The wood trim around the slid outs is usually installed with pin nails (no heads), so that the wood trim can be easily removed for a slide repair if needed. Harbor freight sells pin guns for about...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,298
Posted By waco kid
danes-on tour, I also had a nice class a like...

danes-on tour, I also had a nice class a like yours, (2007 holiday scepter 42), for 11 years, almost 10 of them full timing. I just recently downsized to a Coachmen leprechaun 26ds on a Chevy...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-25-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By waco kid
I keep my passenger side valve open, and just use...

I keep my passenger side valve open, and just use the one on the drivers side....Bruce
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-24-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By waco kid
The black tank valve on the passenger side, is...

The black tank valve on the passenger side, is for cold weather camping. You close the passenger side valve and open the driver side valve, that way there is no liquid in the long drain pipe to...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By waco kid
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh0XIO6ClNk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh0XIO6ClNk
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By waco kid
After fulltiming for 10 years in a 43 foot...

After fulltiming for 10 years in a 43 foot pusher, we downsized to a Coachmen 26DS on a Chevy chassis. One year and over 11,000 miles later, I'm still happy with my Coachmen.....Bruce
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-14-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By waco kid
You could try here Sandy Shores RV Resort - Home...

You could try here Sandy Shores RV Resort - Home (https://www.sandyshoresrvresort.com/) Most owners want to rent monthly, but if there site is empty they may rent for a few days. Its a quiet park...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By waco kid
Bottom center of the windshield works for me.....

Bottom center of the windshield works for me.....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-26-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By waco kid
The cat anti-stiction oil worked when I owned my...

The cat anti-stiction oil worked when I owned my Scepter, I also heard changing to synthetic ATF will work......Bruce
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-01-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By waco kid
This could explain your...

This could explain your issue....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh0XIO6ClNk
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-10-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,975
Posted By waco kid
I had this same issue two years ago, but my gear...

I had this same issue two years ago, but my gear disintegrated so badly, it jammed up the gear box and the manual over ride didn't work. (of course I was getting ready to pull out of a hundred dollar...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-07-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By waco kid
I just measured my Leprechaun the other day, 10'...

I just measured my Leprechaun the other day, 10' 9" to the tallest vent cover.....Bruce
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-03-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By waco kid
Check out Sandy Shores (Sandy Shores RV Resort -...

Check out Sandy Shores (Sandy Shores RV Resort - Home (https://www.sandyshoresrvresort.com/)) in Warren Maine. Its a great location just south of Rockland. The sites are privately owned and a few...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 03-23-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By waco kid
Any chance your holding tanks are full?

Any chance your holding tanks are full?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-21-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By waco kid
You could try posting here Coachmen Motorhomes...

You could try posting here Coachmen Motorhomes - Forest River Forums (https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f230/)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-16-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By waco kid
I use to own the same coach you have. If you...

I use to own the same coach you have. If you remove the black metal pannel above the propane tank (passenger side) you will see the fitting for the sprayer line on top of the black tank. Unscrew the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-03-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By waco kid
How much air do you have in your rear air bags? I...

How much air do you have in your rear air bags? I just finished a 8,000 mile trip with my 28 ft. Chevy chassis, and I was very happy with its road manners. Trucks and wind were not an issue at all....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-25-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,739
Posted By waco kid
I'm on the last leg of a 8,500 mile shake down...

I'm on the last leg of a 8,500 mile shake down trip with my 2018 coachmen 26ds Chevy. I went from Tampa FL. to Norfolk NE. solo. In Nebraska I picked up a tow dolly and a 2001 Chrysler Town and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-18-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By waco kid
The valence on my coach was held in place with...

The valence on my coach was held in place with about four screws into the ceiling. It was easy to remove....Bruce
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-16-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By waco kid
I had an 07 Scepter, the cables on mine were...

I had an 07 Scepter, the cables on mine were behind a removable piece of wood trim at the top of slide out room....Bruce
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 09-15-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By waco kid
I have the 26DS on a Chevy chassis. I downsized...

I have the 26DS on a Chevy chassis. I downsized last March from a 42 foot diesel pusher. I put 5000 miles on it so far with hardly any issues, Passing trucks and wind are barely felt. The ride is not...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-29-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By waco kid
I was there about 9 or 10 years ago in a 42 foot...

I was there about 9 or 10 years ago in a 42 foot coach. It is tight but doable. Some sites have satelite view and some do not. I'm not sure about the 50 amps. It is in a nice area......Bruce
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,529
Posted By waco kid
My mattress is very comfortable......

My mattress is very comfortable......
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,529
Posted By waco kid
I have 2018 26DS on Chevy chassis that I bought...

I have 2018 26DS on Chevy chassis that I bought in March. I downsized from 42 foot Holiday Rambler Scepter that I owned for 11 years. Aside from adjusting to the smaller size, I love this coach. The...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-22-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By waco kid
My link didnt work try this one...

My link didnt work try this one https://www.irv2.com/forums/f115/lippert-electric-slide-gear-pack-136975.html
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-22-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By waco kid
Hopefully Bill Willard will see your thread, he...

Hopefully Bill Willard will see your thread, he is a wealth of info on these coaches. In the mean time, here's a link that may help. You have a great coach, I owned mine for 11 years, 9 of them I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-22-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By waco kid
Sorry I cant help with the gear pack part number,...

Sorry I cant help with the gear pack part number, but I can tell you when I owed my 07 Scepter I also had an issue with the shear pins on the big slide. First thing I found, they are not shear pins,...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-06-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By waco kid
Update, I tried putting the reverse polarity...

Update, I tried putting the reverse polarity switch before the speed control switch, and it did not work, I then tried it between the speed control and the motor and it worked fine. The fan I did...
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