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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 984
Posted By New2road
You're getting a ton of great info, let me go a...

You're getting a ton of great info, let me go a different way. My DW was the one that was on the fence over RV. We thought we would go Class C. Dealers kept upsizing the units we looked at until we...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-22-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 304
Posted By New2road
You can't be everything to everyone, Identify...

You can't be everything to everyone, Identify your target market and that will guide you on your choices.


We built a 850 sq.' coach house (Large LR/Kitchen combo/ full bath/ cart garage) and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-22-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,004
Posted By New2road
We have a 38 footer now, with a 45' on order....

We have a 38 footer now, with a 45' on order. Since our 38' is gas, the only time I ever had size issues was in fuel stops. Once we learned how to ID stops with sufficient room, stress dropped off.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-22-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By New2road
Congrats! Enjoy and safe travels. Ours is in...

Congrats! Enjoy and safe travels. Ours is in transit, Azure as well.


Cheers,
j
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-22-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By New2road
How long will they travel with you, ummm are you...

How long will they travel with you, ummm are you sure they will travel with you? in a pinch, teenagers can make just about anything work for sleeping arrangements.


We added a drop down bunk,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-22-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,379
Posted By New2road
Isaac-1 makes a great point. Sooo true. When we...

Isaac-1 makes a great point. Sooo true. When we started looking three years ago I was sure a Class C or Super C was what I wanted. DW was ok with the C, but didn't like the Super C cab (too...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-22-2021, 12:36 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,324
Posted By New2road
Thank you for your update! Truly an incredible...

Thank you for your update! Truly an incredible journey. Continued prayers for his recovery.


Oh, on that Air Force thing, tell him there are more airplanes in the sea than submarines in the sky...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-21-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 80
Posted By New2road
Welcome, plenty of information and advice to be...

Welcome, plenty of information and advice to be found here. General and specific.
Search key is your friend as well.


Best of luck, Go Mountaineers!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-21-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,563
Posted By New2road
I followed a similar discussion around the SCM in...

I followed a similar discussion around the SCM in the Entegra group when someone jumped a coach after the batteries drained down.








Trying to smarten up before moving from our Gas rig...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-20-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By New2road
We did the factory delivery, that gave us five...

We did the factory delivery, that gave us five days at the factory. We used up as much tech time as possible, got the coach settled, and got us used to living in the rig. Drove the 800 miles home...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-18-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By New2road
Our answer keeps changing. We have a motor coach...

Our answer keeps changing. We have a motor coach lot we have developed to fully enjoy while we are there. We have great neighbors in a small community so when we just want to hang at the coach that...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,379
Posted By New2road
hope not

sure hope not, have one inbound and really hope this is the "last" last one.

j
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By New2road
I can tell you our rig has been a great first rig...

I can tell you our rig has been a great first rig for us and enabled a tremendous amount of enjoyment and learning. She has been trouble free with exceptions of normal wear and tear.
I attribute a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-16-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 774
Posted By New2road
We used our Stehl for our first season. about 7 k...

We used our Stehl for our first season. about 7 k miles. Shifted to four down second season. started having issues about keeping the dolly at some of the sites we camped on. No issues with dolly,...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-16-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By New2road
Just a follow up. Received note from Ted...

Just a follow up. Received note from Ted yesterday that our coach has finished out and has moved to ready to transport.


Not sure if timelines are all the same, but she finished build third week...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-15-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,379
Posted By New2road
You sound prepared and savvy. I would only add,...

You sound prepared and savvy. I would only add, buy your last coach first. We purchased a 38' gasser and loved the coach, but soon found ourselves pining for more room, better driving...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-15-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By New2road
I would recommend an independent inspector look...

I would recommend an independent inspector look at the coach prior to purchase. that way this repair gets looked at and the rest of the coach gets a look as well.


best of luck.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-13-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By New2road
We took over a dealer order in Aug. Coach was...

We took over a dealer order in Aug. Coach was completed Dec 1. Waiting two couches for completion.


Checked with Ted last week and found out we are moving up list, but there are over 100 coaches...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-26-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By New2road
We took over a dealer allocation in Aug. Coach...

We took over a dealer allocation in Aug. Coach cleared paint end of Nov. waiting on furniture to get delivery. Sounds like they have several months of production in a hold pattern. CV19, flex steel...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-15-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,998
Posted By New2road
Yep, Ted sent me some pics to help manage my...

Yep, Ted sent me some pics to help manage my frustration. Fully completed rig sitting in hold lot waiting on two couches.

Sigh, not sure pics helped...........

Keeps me from dealing with DEF...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-15-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,937
Posted By New2road
Very disconcerting and demoralizing. Our 21 is...

Very disconcerting and demoralizing. Our 21 is waiting furniture to get delivered, and I am left with much time to worry about breakdowns and frustration. We all accept the need to maintain these...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-15-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By New2road
My wife is a terrific quilter, just some tongue...

My wife is a terrific quilter, just some tongue and cheek. She sews on our dinette now, not sure once we shift to the table and chair set up in new coach. This solution may come to play if we head...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By New2road
Newmar parts should have one, RV salvage yards...

Newmar parts should have one, RV salvage yards would be next guess.

j
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,937
Posted By New2road
TKO, sorry for your loss and that you have to...

TKO, sorry for your loss and that you have to deal with a coach breakdown at this time. I hope you are able to get to where you needed to be.

Regards,
j
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By New2road
I'm just going to forget I saw this, and move...

I'm just going to forget I saw this, and move along quickly. Brilliant job, creative thinking, but all the same very dangerous to others!

Quilting is not a hobby, it is an addiction and I am...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By New2road
If you are looking to buy another Newmar, you...

If you are looking to buy another Newmar, you have to use a dealer but can pay for factory delivery.

Volume drives incentives/ opportunity in the factory to dealer relationship.

We found the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-13-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,306
Posted By New2road
Welcome! Do you have experience with RV's? You...

Welcome! Do you have experience with RV's? You are looking at very sophisticated rigs, are you comfortable with the gear or will this be a learning event?

We went with a 38' gasser for our first...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,873
Posted By New2road
First, I have never seen such senior level of...

First, I have never seen such senior level of involvement, commitment, and willingness to engage the customer. Sets a benchmark we all should use when judging interactions with other Dealers/ Service...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-12-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,144
Posted By New2road
Humor only comes with Time, Distance, and...

Humor only comes with Time, Distance, and Shielding (also works for radiation). Have to step away for a spell before one can get to the place to laugh (even if at ourselves).

best of luck, thanks...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By New2road
All good advice above. in addition check...

All good advice above. in addition

check that the breaker for that power is working.
are you using the remote or the switch in the control cab? we had problems with our remote, but the hard...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-10-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By New2road
Wow, congrats on the new rig but best of luck in...

Wow, congrats on the new rig but best of luck in troubleshooting.

I have no insight on that rig, but would say that the steps are normally powered off the battery direct.
The no 110, are you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-10-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,415
Posted By New2road
Once the virus issues have passed (wish I knew...

Once the virus issues have passed (wish I knew when that would be) get out and explore. Try as many types of places as possible. You fill find your groove. The "right" answer for you will be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-10-2020, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By New2road
specials are what Newmar is known for, something...

specials are what Newmar is known for, something not on the standard feature or available options lists. Factory may be able to id what it was, but it's in the coach now unless the original owner...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-09-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,998
Posted By New2road
Latest update for us is the coach is waiting on...

Latest update for us is the coach is waiting on backordered furniture. Not sure if that includes appliances as well?! Sounds like builds are going forward, but completion is dependent on supply...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By New2road
Some great info and advice provided. I find I...

Some great info and advice provided. I find I have to be an active manager of the process rather than like in a S&B where you can set thermostat and forget it. When daytime temps are above 40, I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-07-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By New2road
we rarely fill our tank. we load what we need for...

we rarely fill our tank. we load what we need for a trip, and then tie into city water when we park.

the solution to pollution is dilution.

j
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,076
Posted By New2road
Our tank sizes have only been an issue twice....

Our tank sizes have only been an issue twice. Grey tank is 60 gals. Had our son's family stay in coach with us. My wife, his wife, two granddaughters took showers. filled grey tank up in one day....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,964
Posted By New2road
Timely thread, we are weeks away from taking...

Timely thread, we are weeks away from taking delivery on our new coach. I can say I have worries about the complexity and learning curve, but not enough to scare me away. Our current coach has been...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-04-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,998
Posted By New2road
Yes, we needed a fridge for my wife's quilting...

Yes, we needed a fridge for my wife's quilting studio and had real problems finding anything in stock. Had to settle for a side by side unit, rather than the bottom freezer we preferred. Have to keep...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-04-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,998
Posted By New2road
Our CS F started build on 10/20 and cleared paint...

Our CS F started build on 10/20 and cleared paint last week. it's on hold waiting furniture and a few additional items delayed by CV19 issues. No estimate on delivery yet. I'm hoping it will get to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-16-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,344
Posted By New2road
Our unit is in Paint, evidently a 3 to 4 week...

Our unit is in Paint, evidently a 3 to 4 week process at Entegra. We are hoping for delivery mid December. I work international rotations and my schedule lines up with that, so fingers crossed the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-14-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,974
Posted By New2road
As if I didn't have enough trepidation moving...

As if I didn't have enough trepidation moving from a gasser to a DP, these DEF issues are scaring the heck out of me. Watched our neighbor deal with it on a Dutch Star before a trip they had planned...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-13-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By New2road
Newmar sells floor protectors, Plastic strips...

Newmar sells floor protectors, Plastic strips that the rollers run on. When we did CPU they gave us a set. We used them on the large slide for a bit, but really didn't have any issues so they are...
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-13-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By New2road
Welcome, good luck on your search. Some great...

Welcome, good luck on your search. Some great advice being offered. You can also rent an RV a few times to make sure the life is what you dream it will be. Plenty of small to mid size class C units...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-13-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By New2road
All great advice being offered. There is a...

All great advice being offered. There is a vintage RV forum on this site as well. you might be able to get some insight, advice, information from connoisseurs of older equipment.

Everyone is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-13-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,344
Posted By New2road
We had weight check done at factory. j

We had weight check done at factory.

j
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By New2road
There are a few companies that specialize in...

There are a few companies that specialize in this. Not cheap, but people have reported good results. there are also intrepid folks that perform the removal themselves. I'm sure there are plenty of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By New2road
RV manufactures buy chassis from chassis...

RV manufactures buy chassis from chassis manufactures, then build the "house" portion on that.

Chevy built the chassis your RV is constructed on.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By New2road
Every time CPU comes up, this discussion happens....

Every time CPU comes up, this discussion happens. The value proposition for each buyer is different. their needs and wants are as well. Do what works for you.

For me, i found value in the CPU. I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,344
Posted By New2road
have a great time.

Soak up as much as you can. Capture explanations on your phone for reference later. Test everything. Use everything.

Ask every question that comes to mind. at night write down things you missed...
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