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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-21-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,968
Posted By pvcampbell
These window units should be sealed and filled...

These window units should be sealed and filled with a "noble gas" (usually argon). When you re-glue a failed unit, it will likely fog, which is what the originally-sealed unit should not do.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-21-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,968
Posted By pvcampbell
I have not seen the recall yet, but it is long...

I have not seen the recall yet, but it is long overdue. I have had three units replaced - all within the first 12 month warranty. The rear bathroom escape door window failed, and I noticed it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,659
Posted By pvcampbell
I replaced the 8 SLA batteries as soon as I took...

I replaced the 8 SLA batteries as soon as I took delivery of my 2020 Ventana 4369 with 6 Battleborn 100AH LiFePo4 batteries. I had purchased these for my previous coach - 2016 Tiffin Open Road 36LA,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-31-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,191
Posted By pvcampbell
I recently decided to add a dash camera, and...

I recently decided to add a dash camera, and bought an Aukey 4K camera with supercapacitor and WiFi connection to cellphone. I have a 256GB memory card in it, so I think it will record around 10...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-01-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,794
Posted By pvcampbell
The factory solar is worth little more than to...

The factory solar is worth little more than to keep the coach batteries charged when you store the unit. Further, it is not realistic to think of using solar power as a power source. Think of solar...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-10-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,981
Posted By pvcampbell
I have the EEZ system with 12 sensors. It's...

I have the EEZ system with 12 sensors. It's worked fine for 5 years now without any need for a repeater.

If I have a blowout or even significant slow loss of pressure in a toad tire, inside...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-21-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,836
Posted By pvcampbell
We "cut the cord" many years ago. We have Roku...

We "cut the cord" many years ago. We have Roku on each TV in our home, so it made sense to use it in the MH as well. Without considering content, Roku devices have advantages that make it work best...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-24-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 304,002
Posted By pvcampbell
Here's a question that I have not found asked or...

Here's a question that I have not found asked or discussed in this thread or others relating to Visible. I am considering going to a tethered Visible phone as a backup to my unlimited AT&T SIM in my...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-21-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,318
Posted By pvcampbell
We have the 4369 floor layout with the half bath...

We have the 4369 floor layout with the half bath mid-coach. For us, that layout is best.
Having two bathrooms makes things work out much better - especially on the rare occasion when we have...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-09-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,432
Posted By pvcampbell
In 2012 Congress passed a law (the Moving Ahead...

In 2012 Congress passed a law (the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act - MAP-21) requiring the nation's various electronic tolling authorities to come together and make their systems...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,839
Posted By pvcampbell
Where do you find enough room in your conestoga...

Where do you find enough room in your conestoga to carry all the oats for your horses? How many MPB (miles per bucket) do you get? :laugh:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-05-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,839
Posted By pvcampbell
I'm a little late to the thread, but I can "X2"...

I'm a little late to the thread, but I can "X2" to the post above by Paul65k above, and my setup may be of some help to the OP.

A year ago, I replaced the 6ea. 6V FLA batteries in my Tiffin with 6...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-18-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,902
Posted By pvcampbell
X3 on the SMI Stay-in-Play. Once its installed,...

X3 on the SMI Stay-in-Play. Once its installed, there's nothing to hook up and nothing to store. Just flip a switch. 50K miles and no issues.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-18-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By pvcampbell
On my 2020 Ventana, there were 2 blank plates on...

On my 2020 Ventana, there were 2 blank plates on the roof. I opened the one I thought was most logically the solar prep, but it turned out to be satellite prep. In talking with my Brand Specialist,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-04-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,787
Posted By pvcampbell
There are numerous threads on this forum...

There are numerous threads on this forum explaining the differences among cell signal boosters, WiFi-as-WAN devices (WiFi repeaters) and cellular modems. Each is a completely different animal. The...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-04-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,787
Posted By pvcampbell
My 2020 Newmar Ventana also came with a WiFi...

My 2020 Newmar Ventana also came with a WiFi Ranger device. I'm guessing you have the same thing I had - the WiFi Ranger SkyPro LTE. While this device is very old and outdated by current standards...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-28-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,086
Posted By pvcampbell
Napoleon TravelQ for me

After researching every possible portable gas grill available, I spent a bit extra and purchased the Napoleon TravelQ...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-24-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,687
Posted By pvcampbell
In the "no holes" camp

After much research, I used 3M VHB tape to attach 6 modified standard solar brackets for each solar panel, with Dicor liberally applied around the perimeter of each bracket. 4 years and 50K miles...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-19-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,187
Posted By pvcampbell
We just left Lazy Days KOA in Tucson yesterday. ...

We just left Lazy Days KOA in Tucson yesterday. They were half full at best. Is that the one you checked?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-20-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,136
Posted By pvcampbell
Tiffin to Newmar

I just traded in my 2016 Tiffin Allegro 36LA and bought a Newmar Ventana 4369. We were very tired of the ride and handling of the F53 chassis, and decided to upgrade to a diesel pusher. The options...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-13-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,505
Posted By pvcampbell
I don't print out anything - my phone is always...

I don't print out anything - my phone is always available, but not paper files. I use Google Drive, and either print a PDF of a confirmation email or create my own PDF with pertinent information. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-13-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,779
Posted By pvcampbell
We just got rid of our 2016 Allegro Open Road...

We just got rid of our 2016 Allegro Open Road 36LA and opted for a 2020 Newmar Ventana. In addition to being tired of the ride/handling of the gasser, we just felt that the Newmar seemed like a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-13-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 18,789
Posted By pvcampbell
Y'all have nothing to complain about in other...

Y'all have nothing to complain about in other states. AZ charges a registration/license fee based on base MSRP {doesn't matter what you paid or what options you order). It repeats every year with a...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-30-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,370
Posted By pvcampbell
Try using on-line chat. They look up your...

Try using on-line chat. They look up your account using the assigned phone number, and probably don't even know the device that the SIM is in.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-29-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,898
Posted By pvcampbell
As a similar point of reference - my 36' Tiffin...

As a similar point of reference - my 36' Tiffin MH also came with a large residential refrigerator, 2000W inverter and 4 GC2 6V batteries. I learned quickly that our power usage far exceeded the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 111,921
Posted By pvcampbell
The 7730L Jetpack is a Cat9 LTE-A device. Unless...

The 7730L Jetpack is a Cat9 LTE-A device. Unless you have some older version of the 7730, it should have a LTE-A SIM installed.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-23-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By pvcampbell
I also use the EEZ RV TPMS system (T515) with 10...

I also use the EEZ RV TPMS system (T515) with 10 sensors - 6 for the MH and 4 for the toad. According to the manual, it immediately gives notice of a "fast leakage". I haven't tested to see how...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-18-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,157
Posted By pvcampbell
2016 Tiffin Open Road 36LA 36' length GCWR is...

2016 Tiffin Open Road 36LA
36' length
GCWR is 30K#
2014 Cadillac SRX, Flat towed

No one is going to buy an SRX as a tow vehicle, but if you already have one like we did, it's a great tow...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-15-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,370
Posted By pvcampbell
I took a slightly different route to unlock my...

I took a slightly different route to unlock my Mobley SIM. I purchased a used AT&T cell phone on eBay for about $35. I got a refurbished HTC One X, which was a great phone when released (about the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-10-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 24,790
Posted By pvcampbell
I did the install on my 2014 SRX with the...

I did the install on my 2014 SRX with the Towmaster baseplates and SMI DUO Stay-in-Play brake system. The brake system comes with a 4-conductor cable that runs to the rear taillights. The videos on...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 10-29-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,235
Posted By pvcampbell
We have a factory order in process for a 36LA. ...

We have a factory order in process for a 36LA. We added most all options, but didn't go with the SUMO springs, as we were told that adding steering stabilizers later might have a greater benefit. ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-10-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 24,790
Posted By pvcampbell
Question about odometer

When the SRX is put in neutral with the "switch" under the shifter boot, does the odometer register mileage when you are towing?
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