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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-08-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Nasdaqsam
I needed to get beyond the beltline. As stated...

I needed to get beyond the beltline. As stated above mine turned out to be aluminum. I did get it done. Thanks
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-07-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Nasdaqsam
I worked at it long enough to figure out it is...

I worked at it long enough to figure out it is actually glued with some kind of construction adhesive. After I took the end caps off it is just a case of going really slow getting up between the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-07-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Nasdaqsam
How to remove the rail around the RV

2004 Beaver Monterey. I need to remove a piece of the rail that goes above the basement doors. I am talking about the 2 1/2" to 3" trim piece that goes all the way around the RV just above the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Nasdaqsam
One thing that was mentioned by a local mechanic...

One thing that was mentioned by a local mechanic was the rear brakes may need to be a little tighter. I am not sure this correct but he stated that the rears take a much larger roll in braking than...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Nasdaqsam
I am hearing this more and more that some of them...

I am hearing this more and more that some of them just do this. We have gone through the whole brake circuit and found nothing.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Nasdaqsam
They were done last fall so not even a year on...

They were done last fall so not even a year on them yet. For the most part this rig sits on my concrete motor pad in Florida. It's high and dry. Since the last work the rig has gone to Florida and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Yes we went right through the entire front end....

Yes we went right through the entire front end. That was one of first thoughts also. Thanks
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,861
Posted By Nasdaqsam
For similar pricing to having them fixed you can...

For similar pricing to having them fixed you can go to laminated glass. On the drivers and passenger front area we did tempered glass. We use ours in the cold and the heat with zero issues. And they...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-28-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Nasdaqsam
2004 Beaver brake question

36' Beaver Monterey I believe it has the magnum chassis. It stops with no problems all the pads and drums are in great shape. What I am concerned with, which it has done since I bought is on the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Nasdaqsam
I changed all mine to laminate and love them....

I changed all mine to laminate and love them. Great investment no down side to date.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-31-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,719
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Back on topic. The article(s) sighted were not...

Back on topic. The article(s) sighted were not intended for RV end users use they are financial annalists opinions and intended for investors.

Can we take something from them? Yes of course. Does...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-31-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Nasdaqsam
The Surge protector is a sound investment. ...

The Surge protector is a sound investment.

The advise by others is solid. I personally would go one step further and actually hook it up and go for some short rides. Go to a day use area or even...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-31-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,719
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Wait....The NY Times is the standard? The...

Wait....The NY Times is the standard? The standard what? Of Tabloid rags then maybe. But even the National Inquirer gets the occasional alien sighting right.....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-24-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,583
Posted By Nasdaqsam
What we like to do is travel with our Vitamix....

What we like to do is travel with our Vitamix. Sams club sells portioned bags of mixed frozen fruit and frozen blueberries. We grab some banana's and then orange juice but you could use any juice you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,991
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Not as of last year. As stated in my previous...

Not as of last year. As stated in my previous post my buddy just bought 6 of them last year.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,991
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Scott, Yes and it happens quite often. My buddy...

Scott, Yes and it happens quite often. My buddy that owns an excavation company bought 6 new trucks last year all with out engines. He puts in the power plants he wants after that. He found 8 brand...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-24-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By Nasdaqsam
The DW and I are cyclists as well and have been...

The DW and I are cyclists as well and have been run off the road with thankfully no injuries so know what you are talking about but that has nothing to do with the OP's message in any way. With all...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-23-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Tough crowd. And I thought RVer's were a friendly...

Tough crowd. And I thought RVer's were a friendly bunch....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,698
Posted By Nasdaqsam
I don't think you did wrong at all. The...

I don't think you did wrong at all. The recommendation from Fleetwood or any other manu is for a maintained system. I have a 2004 Beaver with no idea if the system had ever been sanitized before for...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-01-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,276
Posted By Nasdaqsam
I'll look into these thank you. I just wonder in...

I'll look into these thank you. I just wonder in this crazy sue happy world we live in if my not being qualified to determine whether or not adding seat belts could cause an issue wouldn't buy me...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-01-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,276
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Yes, actually all the windows had (before...

Yes, actually all the windows had (before replacing the glass in all of them) stickers that said not for occupancy while vehicle is in motion or something similar to that.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-27-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Taking them out yourself would save quite a bit....

Taking them out yourself would save quite a bit. At that point you could look at having them repaired or replaced the cost might not be that much different. It's worth looking into.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-27-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By Nasdaqsam
That's great the repair worked out for you and I...

That's great the repair worked out for you and I truly hope your windows never fog again. That route is certainly the less expensive route to go.

But with all due respect, I live and camp in both...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-27-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,276
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Always wear them. Unfortunately in our coach the...

Always wear them. Unfortunately in our coach the one thing Beaver failed to do was add any belts other than the two front. Not a one anywhere in the coach....really makes no sense to think a 36' rig...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-25-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Ok....so...I was faced with a similar situation....

Ok....so...I was faced with a similar situation. I am a builder by trade, built several dune buggies and spent a lot of time turning wrenches on high performance cars and now on my 425hp pontoon boat...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-25-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,504
Posted By Nasdaqsam
The reason is based off older tractor trailer...

The reason is based off older tractor trailer habits. It was believed rightly so that it was cheaper to let their rigs idle than to replace a $1000 starter. But also in the older rigs idling before...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-25-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Exactly there was no road work r accidents it was...

Exactly there was no road work r accidents it was just one person hitting the brakes that backed up traffic for miles. Crazy!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-25-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Nasdaqsam
I thought about getting off several times but who...

I thought about getting off several times but who would have thought 3 freaking states? I was sure it would clear up soon...…….lol
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-25-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Nasdaqsam
You're welcome but dam......lol

You're welcome but dam......lol
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-24-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Nasdaqsam
3 state traffic jam and a crazy bad storm....

I just did a solo trip from Upstate NY to FL starting Friday August 9th. The trip went like this.

I was prepping to take off early on Aug. 10th but was bored waiting to get going so at 4pm...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-24-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,861
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Lots of good advise. I have been tired after...

Lots of good advise. I have been tired after driving 2 hours and not tired after driving 24+. I find a lot of it has to do with mental prep and realistic expectations.

I do best when driving...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-19-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,867
Posted By Nasdaqsam
The unit they sell is good BUT the issue is not...

The unit they sell is good BUT the issue is not just the absorption unit the Norcold frig is just a piss poor design all together. One cooling fin and even JR will tell you, you get about 6" of...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-24-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Had the same issue with our 2004 Beaver. I would...

Had the same issue with our 2004 Beaver. I would like to think they were a poor design but coming from the housing industry 15 years with even the best windows money can buy is right around the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-21-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Not yet I am waiting on the person selling their...

Not yet I am waiting on the person selling their new one to get back in town. It's a great deal but if that falls through I will definitely give Adventure a call. Thanks
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-20-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Sounds good. Thank you for the input.

Sounds good. Thank you for the input.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-20-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
We are definitely going to start a log book with...

We are definitely going to start a log book with receipts. I'm actually not a fisherman I dive the lake often so thankfully no license required.....yet.....lol
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-20-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Ok sounds like I can keep that stuff registered...

Ok sounds like I can keep that stuff registered in NY. Thanks
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-19-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
That's great advise thank you. It should be easy...

That's great advise thank you. It should be easy enough to document as this is actually what we will be doing. We will not have any NY income, no rentals etc. except the DW's state pension which is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-18-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
In the end I will do what I have to do. I wrote...

In the end I will do what I have to do. I wrote the original topic after reading several web sites lists of what is required. I understand the registrations, titles, changing address's on everything,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-18-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Tent huh? Definitely something to...

Tent huh? Definitely something to consider......lol.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-18-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
To Clarify, Most NYS Government employees are not...

To Clarify, Most NYS Government employees are not supported by the Government once in Retirement. Pension funds come from the NYS retirement system which is a completely separate entity so former...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-18-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
I would venture to guess the ones leaving are...

I would venture to guess the ones leaving are because of the policies so looking for a state more conducive to their own politics. I know that's what I am doing.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Living in this state I can truly say I know MANY...

Living in this state I can truly say I know MANY people who think taxing the rich is the only answer and they will never leave. The mere thought of taxing them sends them to the state check book to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Thank you!!

Thank you!!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
I get that many played the system, maybe still...

I get that many played the system, maybe still are.

For NY I believe it has little to do with others picking up the tab as you still have to pay all the property taxes, utilities and use local...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
RVing for us will be for getting back and fourth...

RVing for us will be for getting back and fourth from each home, the occasional extended weekend and a few cross country trips. Right now at least we would not want to give up our lake home for...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,032
Posted By Nasdaqsam
NY's new motto

From "I Love NY" to "We don't care if you like it here we aren't letting you leave". Send your tax payment for reading this message to NYisfiscallyirresponsibleandyougetotpayforit.com

The DW...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-17-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Thank you for the review that's what I wanted to...

Thank you for the review that's what I wanted to hear.

I was able to speak to the neighbors of the previous owners of our coach/tow bar over the weekend. They bought the tow bar new when they...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-16-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Nasdaqsam
Aventa any good?

When we bought our coach it came with an Aladdin tow bar it seemed to be in descent shape but after 14000 miles it seems to be getting worn/loose. I tow a Jeep unlimited. I was going to pick up a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-14-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,460
Posted By Nasdaqsam
The RV industry is cyclical like just about every...

The RV industry is cyclical like just about every business. It will have highs and lows. There will expansion and contrition. There will be down turns due to different interests of different...
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