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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,002
Posted By nforus
Ditto rtspence, The Foam Cannon and the CR...

Ditto rtspence, The Foam Cannon and the CR spotless do the trick for us, we did go back to good microfiber mops instead of the Molly Moppins lambs wool.

For dry washing in between when we can't...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,678
Posted By nforus
Big engine

Another vote for the big engine!! We've had C7 Cat 330, ISL450 and ISX600. The ISX simply makes the driving day easier. We run 72 mph if traffic and weather conditions permit, and as such we spend...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-24-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By nforus
Thanks Dave, Same to you!! Looks like we can...

Thanks Dave, Same to you!!

Looks like we can get down that way but we found some older threads that mention a lot of construction on the North side of Dallas, we're now figuring the most hassle...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-24-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By nforus
Amarillo-Dallas hwy 287

Does anyone have experience with HWY 287 South out of Amarillo going to Dallas? We're in a 45 ft coach and we're flat towing.

Thanks in advance
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By nforus
Hi Jeff, We don't have experience with...

Hi Jeff,

We don't have experience with Winter staying at CC state park, but we have had friends stay in our driveway here in Denver in their Dutch Star for a few days each of the last two...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,070
Posted By nforus
Hi Marjoa, I would suggest that you get the...

Hi Marjoa,
I would suggest that you get the coach build number and call the factory to see what types of service they can still provide. We've met several owners of 80's and 90's Newells' at the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-13-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By nforus
Sounds like you're in good shape, you might want...

Sounds like you're in good shape, you might want to add a spare fuel filter in case you get some bad fuel along the way, and spare belts might also be a good move.

Enjoy that first long trip!!
Forum: Just Conversation 05-17-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,689
Posted By nforus
Great posts!! It seems to focus on the fact...

Great posts!!

It seems to focus on the fact that as we grow older we see, and care about, the changes that we see in society compared to when we were young, and the pace of change has seemed to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-11-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By nforus
Hi glenspence, We averaged 5.5 mpg long term...

Hi glenspence,

We averaged 5.5 mpg long term with the 600hp ISX in our KGDB. We typically run 72mph if weather and traffic allow, and we pull a 5000# TOAD, we were not heavily loaded and only...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-10-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By nforus
Hi Wobster, Take RV Wizards advice and have...

Hi Wobster,

Take RV Wizards advice and have an inspection. If all goes well, you'll be the owner of one of Country Coaches premier models from back when they were riding high!! The...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-26-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By nforus
Hi Roadtraveler, It takes some time, but...

Hi Roadtraveler,

It takes some time, but putting packing bubble wrap around plates and glasses helps just as one of those cloth silverware roll up wallets quiets down the flatware drawer.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-15-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By nforus
Hi Raskul, Transwest in Frederick Colorado...

Hi Raskul,

Transwest in Frederick Colorado is rapidly becoming a large full line Newmar dealer and usually has several stocking units. They also send Techs out to Motorcoach Country Club in Indio...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-14-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
Posted By nforus
Hi Larry, It sounds like you've got both a...

Hi Larry,

It sounds like you've got both a good coach and dealer so you're in pretty good shape. We always went to the factory for service because in our experience, not only did they go over our...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-14-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,257
Posted By nforus
I agree with GaryKD, If anything, Newmar is...

I agree with GaryKD,
If anything, Newmar is guilty of trying to be all things to all people, during this surge in class A sales, not that long away from the 2008+ crash that put a lot of MFG's out...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-06-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,754
Posted By nforus
Hi Marc, We have the steerable tag in a...

Hi Marc,

We have the steerable tag in a "loaner" Newell and we have noticed a difference in tight campgrounds that weren't built for 45' coaches. We've only been in and out of a dozen or so...
Forum: Foretravel Owner's Forum 01-29-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,309
Posted By nforus
Hi wnytaxman, Tyle Fore will shoot straight...

Hi wnytaxman,

Tyle Fore will shoot straight with you on price when they know that you're serious. In our travels, the Fore Travel owners are probably the most loyal group, they're just small in...
Forum: Just Conversation 01-17-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By nforus
Hi wildtoad Thanks for the heads up, always...

Hi wildtoad

Thanks for the heads up, always a fun movie to watch!! The FMCA museum in Elkhart has a trailer that's close to the one in the movie.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,947
Posted By nforus
Thanks for the info 427ford!! We're going...

Thanks for the info 427ford!!

We're going with the 2 bed system with Culligan tanks. It's the same as it is with welding gasses, when the resin is used up you take the tank to Culligan and trade...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-10-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,947
Posted By nforus
We have the CR Spotless system installed in our...

We have the CR Spotless system installed in our shop for washing the coach and cars. We have high solids well water so we go through resin pretty fast. The resin seemed to start lasting longer after...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-09-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,827
Posted By nforus
Glad to see that you're enjoying the new coach,...

Glad to see that you're enjoying the new coach, as we posted early on, we knew that Newmar would take care of you, although not as fast as you would have liked. Nice to see that Newmar has stepped up...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,021
Posted By nforus
Hi G.B. You'll have fun either way!! We've...

Hi G.B.

You'll have fun either way!! We've had both, and we do miss the fact that we would take our 5er farther away from the pavement to find a good spot than we will with a coach, but it's also...
Forum: Just Conversation 01-06-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,297
Posted By nforus
Like many, we too have been following this thread...

Like many, we too have been following this thread and were hoping for the best for Ken. When we read that he had passed, we went back and re-read all of the posts from the beginning. He sure did a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-02-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,079
Posted By nforus
You're right Dave, Those of who us live out...

You're right Dave,
Those of who us live out West consider both the Beartooth and Redlodge areas to be among the best we have!!! Not sure how you pick a winner with only 10 to choose from. The...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-30-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,791
Posted By nforus
I agree that the Essex appears to be the odd man...

I agree that the Essex appears to be the odd man out if Newmar still wants the KGDB as a flagship coach. Of course, the final determination will be driven by sales numbers, if Newmar can keep selling...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,001
Posted By nforus
Try Transwest in Frederick CO, They are rapidly...

Try Transwest in Frederick CO, They are rapidly becoming the largest Newmar High-line dealer behind North Trail.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-22-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By nforus
Very well said Gramps!! We noticed again...

Very well said Gramps!!

We noticed again this year how many Christmas cards we both send and receive with people that we've met along the road and how that list has grown over the years.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-20-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By nforus
Excellent point Peralko!! We had heard that...

Excellent point Peralko!!

We had heard that several coaches were sold incomplete and completed elsewhere, especially the Veranda models.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,852
Posted By nforus
Hi AngusT Millenium is in Sanborn Florida

Hi AngusT
Millenium is in Sanborn Florida
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,852
Posted By nforus
Millenium in Florida, and Liberty in Chicago are...

Millenium in Florida, and Liberty in Chicago are both ultra high end Prevost converters.
Forum: Just Conversation 12-14-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 18,459
Posted By nforus
20 degrees in Denver this morning!! We have...

20 degrees in Denver this morning!! We have company showing up at our S&B in their RV tomorrow, gonna plug them into shore power and let the Aqua Hot do it's thing.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-06-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By nforus
Congrats on the Canyon Star, it will give you a...

Congrats on the Canyon Star, it will give you a great introduction to Rv'ing and will be fun to tailgate with in Stillwater. OSU Grad here, we proudly display the OSU Foundation sticker on the back...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-06-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,587
Posted By nforus
I'm guessing that Winnebago is smart enough to...

I'm guessing that Winnebago is smart enough to know that just buying a name, and not adopting the positives that made that name desirable won't fool anyone for long( American Coach-Monaco). Seems to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-06-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 72,782
Posted By nforus
I also have not read all the posts here and...

I also have not read all the posts here and apologize if I'm being repetitive.

The DS is Newmars' bread and butter coach and they will address the problem and it sounds like it's going to take...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-01-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By nforus
Most of the changes to the KGDB in the last few...

Most of the changes to the KGDB in the last few years have been cosmetic. The 2015 will have more LED lights outside and in, increased tablet functionality, the option of a 16 battery house bank to...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 11-29-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By nforus
Congrats on the new set-up and also congrats on...

Congrats on the new set-up and also congrats on getting your daughter into the camping experience, our kids grew up camping in an RV and they all say they wouldn't have traded it for anything.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-27-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,250
Posted By nforus
We paid $2,272/yr through State Farm with no...

We paid $2,272/yr through State Farm with no glass coverage on our 2014 King Aire
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-27-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By nforus
We had the system on our KGDB but fortunately...

We had the system on our KGDB but fortunately never needed to use it. The videos on their web site are pretty compelling, but then they have their detractors too. I heard some chatter about there...
Forum: Foretravel Owner's Forum 11-25-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,081
Posted By nforus
Beautiful coach RedR. You're going to love...

Beautiful coach RedR.

You're going to love the K3-GT chassis, the ride is great, and the rigidity makes operating the slides in uneven campgrounds a breeze.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-15-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By nforus
We have taken delivery at the factory and feel...

We have taken delivery at the factory and feel that it's the only way to go, it's not just the delivery at the factory, its the amount of time that they spend going over your coach that no dealer...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,732
Posted By nforus
Hi ficodek, Congrats on your new purchase!! ...

Hi ficodek,

Congrats on your new purchase!!

The DS owners on this site will willingly help you with any question that you have, and they're a very experienced group of RV owners.
Put Nappanee...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-13-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,959
Posted By nforus
Congrats Norm, We love the outside colors...

Congrats Norm,

We love the outside colors and the recliners. We're putting together a plan for a new coach and plan on the dual recliners, can't decide if the TV lift should be on the passenger...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-11-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 101,723
Posted By nforus
Nice job

Thanks Don,
I think we all get a little caught up when we see a fellow new coach owner having a hard time. We've seen lots of folks have their dream delivery ruined by a coach that's not what they...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-09-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 101,723
Posted By nforus
Hello Mike, You and I have pm'd on this...

Hello Mike,
You and I have pm'd on this situation, but I don't mind weighing in publicly. It now sounds like Newmar is saying that they can repair the immediate issues from a one time 50 gallon...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,135
Posted By nforus
Hey Karen, The previous posters are right,...

Hey Karen,

The previous posters are right, run the Genny and be cool, On some coaches the extra engine fan speed needed to run the dash A/C on high is much more of a pain than running the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-05-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 101,723
Posted By nforus
I think you're spot on with those comments....

I think you're spot on with those comments. Nobody wants to see a fellow RV'R go through the events that Mike has seen.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-04-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By nforus
You're right Bill, We were just there in...

You're right Bill,

We were just there in April and have been going for years. MCCC used to be a showcase for Country Coaches, but with them gone, and Transwest out of Colorado having a very nice...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-30-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 101,723
Posted By nforus
Hi TwelveVolt, I own one of those High Dollar...

Hi TwelveVolt,
I own one of those High Dollar Newmars, and have been having fun watching this thread ( and yes the OP and I have been in touch) I'm not sure how a manufacturer protects themselves...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-27-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 101,723
Posted By nforus
Mike, That's good news, and it's where we...

Mike,

That's good news, and it's where we knew you would end up, it just never happens as fast as we want it to. Newmar will have the airbag issue sorted out before they take your coach. They've...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-22-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 101,723
Posted By nforus
I think it's pretty obvious that any water leak,...

I think it's pretty obvious that any water leak, is going to be a water leak?????

Why temp fate by running down our wonderful roads all pressured up. It's simply a matter of doing the things that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-20-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 101,723
Posted By nforus
Hello Mike, Sorry to hear about your...

Hello Mike,

Sorry to hear about your experience, not making excuses for Newmar, but it's best not to have the water pump on while traveling for exactly that reason. We do it all the time but know...
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