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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-11-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,908
Posted By The Logans
Thanks so much for all of your replies... we've...

Thanks so much for all of your replies... we've already placed our order and our new RV should be ready late Jan - early Feb.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,908
Posted By The Logans
Question Coach House RV

Hi,
This is the Dear Wife posting, as shortly after Hubby's last post on 3/28/2018, Hubby had a stroke on 4/08/2018.
Life has been full of ups and downs since then - we traded in our 2018 Jayco...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-03-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By The Logans
Question Coach house rv

Hi,
This is the Dear Wife posting, as shortly after Hubby's last post on 3/28/2018, Hubby had a stroke on 4/08/2018.
Life has been full of ups and downs since then - we traded in our 2018 Jayco...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-05-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,538
Posted By The Logans
Downsides are: Residential fridge (no...

Downsides are:

Residential fridge (no dry-camping)
Entry door in front of passenger seat (forces a short wheel base)
Awkward placement of couch and dinette (can't watch TV from both)...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-27-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By The Logans
We went with the tall porcelain toilet, with the...

We went with the tall porcelain toilet, with the spray wand and foot flush. For guys at least, the foot flush is much more convenient! (smile)
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 12-27-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,049
Posted By The Logans
We're currently in the midst of a long term...

We're currently in the midst of a long term "test", to see how we would like full time, or at least long term traveling in the Alante.

We've decided that we wouldn't be comfortable without a home...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-13-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,823
Posted By The Logans
Heck, I'd have 3 point belts in the RV if they...

Heck, I'd have 3 point belts in the RV if they were offered!
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 12-13-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By The Logans
We've always used Charmin Ultra soft (it won for...

We've always used Charmin Ultra soft (it won for best dissolving in the RV tank - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-twQoVcZTaw), and have always used a cap full of Calgon Water Softener to the black...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-05-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By The Logans
All I can say is that corner beds are a BEAR to...

All I can say is that corner beds are a BEAR to make. We've managed to avoid them in all of our RV's.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-03-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 322,731
Posted By The Logans
I have 3 on the recall list. One of them was a...

I have 3 on the recall list. One of them was a Sears brand, which was made by Kidde.

Easy to fill out the on-line form.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-03-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,258
Posted By The Logans
Hi JesseS, Our new Alante is in the shop...

Hi JesseS,

Our new Alante is in the shop right now, had an encounter with a backhoe bucket on our first trip. We'd had it 5 days, and the entire right side is torn up... All the wheel wells,...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-01-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,258
Posted By The Logans
Here is a link to a video which may help. ...

Here is a link to a video which may help.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfJS7D0le7o
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 10-26-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By The Logans
This is where I found the 7,500 pound towing...

This is where I found the 7,500 pound towing capacity (apparently went up with the 3 valve V10)...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGkbt-FDBpM&pbjreload=10

By the way, the reason that we've...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 10-20-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By The Logans
Hmmm, that's odd... the dealer told us that the...

Hmmm, that's odd... the dealer told us that the towing capacity on the 2018 Alante was 7,500 pounds, with a 750 pound hitch weight.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 10-17-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By The Logans
We went from a Redhawk 26XD to an Alante 31v (we...

We went from a Redhawk 26XD to an Alante 31v (we liked that floor-plan because both the couch and dinette are across from the TV).

We went from a C to an A because we both are getting kind of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,795
Posted By The Logans
We carry a mounted spare on a Roadmaster spare...

We carry a mounted spare on a Roadmaster spare tire carrier. Great product as it lowers to the ground, and you can still tow with it.

We've only had one flat on a RV (at night and in the rain, of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-01-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By The Logans
Camping World is a good place to look... just...

Camping World is a good place to look... just NEVER buy there. No service after the sale.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 09-15-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,106
Posted By The Logans
I believe that it's supposed to have a heat...

I believe that it's supposed to have a heat shield over it, What did the dealer say about the issue?
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-10-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,704
Posted By The Logans
Here ya go... This is about the only site that I...

Here ya go... This is about the only site that I could find with any specs:

#JA1547382 - 2018 Jayco Alante 31R Double Slideout w/Queen & Bunks for sale in Williamstown NJ...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-08-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,704
Posted By The Logans
https://www.jayco.com/products/class-a-motorhomes/...

https://www.jayco.com/products/class-a-motorhomes/2018-alante/31r/
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-07-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,519
Posted By The Logans
On the newer refrigerators, a quarter bubble...

On the newer refrigerators, a quarter bubble should be fine... remember, you're leveling the fridge, not the RV. Put the little bubble level on the bottom of the freezer, and level to that. The...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-04-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By The Logans
Well, it's air cooled and has no oil filter... ...

Well, it's air cooled and has no oil filter...

So, I change the oil every 50 hours, and the air cleaner every 100 hours (or as needed). The dealer said that the spark plug would most likely never...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 02-16-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,121
Posted By The Logans
When we visited the Jayco factory, we mentioned...

When we visited the Jayco factory, we mentioned that we had no way up into the bunk, and they gave us a ladder.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-04-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,704
Posted By The Logans
We always stay at John Prince County park,...

We always stay at John Prince County park, secure, on a lake, and VERY affordable!

Parks & Recreation John Prince Park Campground...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-29-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By The Logans
Depends on whether you are looking for 115v or...

Depends on whether you are looking for 115v or 12v. The best seem to be belt driven with short "rest" times. The cheaper compressors need to rest after a short period of use. Like run for 10...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,894
Posted By The Logans
Generac (Guardian) makes an excellent genset. ...

Generac (Guardian) makes an excellent genset. Their products are made in the USA... they even make their own engines.

The Guardian is one of their line of home auto-start home power back-up...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-25-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,971
Posted By The Logans
Well, the new shower curtain is installed. It...

Well, the new shower curtain is installed. It looks essentially the same, but is a bit more flexible, which makes it easier to open and close. So, it's all good....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,932
Posted By The Logans
We drink bottled (spring) water just because of...

We drink bottled (spring) water just because of the taste. Everything else comes from the tank. If we are at a CG that uses well water, we make coffee from bottled, cause well water can make the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,828
Posted By The Logans
You might try these folks... RV Mattress |...

You might try these folks...

RV Mattress | Custom Size Mattresses for RV and Campers (https://www.mattressinsider.com/rv-mattress.html)

Free shipping.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,429
Posted By The Logans
On top of everything else, most insurers will not...

On top of everything else, most insurers will not cover the loss if the vehicle has had a safety recall (not repaired), and the vehicle is involved in an accident.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-08-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,998
Posted By The Logans
We've noticed that the darker the awning color,...

We've noticed that the darker the awning color, the less it gets mold and mildew on it. I guess because it dries much faster.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-08-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,971
Posted By The Logans
Well, it's at the dealers now, waiting for the...

Well, it's at the dealers now, waiting for the replacement kit to arrive. They think that its extremely funny, as they've had no reports of a camper showering and having the shower door burst into...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-06-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,557
Posted By The Logans
Make sure that the water heater is by-passed. ...

Make sure that the water heater is by-passed. Also, I have to lift the bottle of pink stuff up to the level of the input (I sit the bottle on a stool, put the hose in it, then start the pump), and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-20-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By The Logans
Depends on the size of the coach, ours uses less...

Depends on the size of the coach, ours uses less than 2 gallons. We use the water heater by-pass, and don't put the pink stuff in the water heater.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-09-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,808
Posted By The Logans
Thats what it's designed to do...

It's made to run on the road... The old ones with a pilot light, not so much.

Turn it off when fueling, but other than that, set it on Auto, and enjoy!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-24-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,484
Posted By The Logans
In the future, never leave the black tank dump...

In the future, never leave the black tank dump valve in the open position. It needs to be closed 'till the tank is about 3/4 full so that the enzymes in the tank can properly break down the waste...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-24-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 65,351
Posted By The Logans
Believe it or not, saw a fiver go by in the left...

Believe it or not, saw a fiver go by in the left lane at about 75 MPH, when the max speed limit for towed vehicles was 60 MPH (South Carolina). It seems like there are some who would prefer to die...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-24-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,808
Posted By The Logans
That's what it's designed for, we leave it on...

That's what it's designed for, we leave it on auto all of the time (it's great when there is a power failure at home). We only turn it off when the law mandates that it be off (in tunnels), and when...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 25,059
Posted By The Logans
The big thing for us was safety... The...

The big thing for us was safety...

The class C has the engine in front of you... in a head on collision all the class A has up there is glass and fiberglass.

The C has 3 doors in case of fire,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-03-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,808
Posted By The Logans
We alternate our stays, 3 or 4 days in a State,...

We alternate our stays, 3 or 4 days in a State, County or Federal park, then a day or two at something like a KOA... dump at the full hook-up, refill fresh water, use the pool, do some laundry, and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,368
Posted By The Logans
Try renting a small class C, and see how you like...

Try renting a small class C, and see how you like it. Talk to the other campers at the campgrounds, and get a feel for what folks like and dislike about their units. Campgrounds are like RV shows,...
Forum: Boondocking 08-30-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 49,191
Posted By The Logans
You can run the AC from a 15 amp circuit, IF, you...

You can run the AC from a 15 amp circuit, IF, you have a hard start kit in the AC! You still have to be VERY careful about low line voltage taking out the compressor. It's not just the amps,...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By The Logans
Leave both roof vents open, and set the vent fan...

Leave both roof vents open, and set the vent fan thermostats to about 85 degrees (which may be the factory setting). They will come on automatically and suck the heat out. We leave both of the cab...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-27-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,654
Posted By The Logans
It's 55 to 60, because that's all the tires can...

It's 55 to 60, because that's all the tires can safely take, especially in hot weather.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By The Logans
That's handled by the power control center, it...

That's handled by the power control center, it automatically selects what source to use, When on shore power or the genset, the house battery is charged from those sources. The coach battery is only...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-24-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 26,172
Posted By The Logans
We're on our third Jayco (4th if you count...

We're on our third Jayco (4th if you count Starcraft).

The 2005 Jayflight 25RKS was excellent. Not one problem caused by defects!

The 2015 Redhawk 23XM was pretty bad, more than 25 issues, all...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-22-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By The Logans
Yup. easy fix... just run with the headlights on....

Yup. easy fix... just run with the headlights on. We had the same issue, and that took care of it... with the gauge lights turned all the way up, they're really bright.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-21-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By The Logans
These new antennas stay up all the time... One...

These new antennas stay up all the time... One less thing to worry about! Just don't forget to turn off the amplifier if you're going to connect to cable.


Enjoy!
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-16-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,971
Posted By The Logans
I kind of have to chuckle... So the camper...

I kind of have to chuckle... So the camper catches on fire, and we're standing out in the campground watching and waiting for the fire department, and I think, "Oh crap, I bet the shower door is...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-16-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,971
Posted By The Logans
Unhappy Jayco Recall

Has anyone else received the Jayco products recall for the shower door? Apparently it's "too flammable", and will be replaced for free by the dealer. Question is, replaced by what? The replacement...
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