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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,996
Posted By vincee
I am being very pessimistic about the incoming...

I am being very pessimistic about the incoming administration and how it will affect the RV lifestyle we enjoy.

My prediction is the industry will slump drastically by years end as gas and diesel...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-15-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,044
Posted By vincee
TRX430, great posts. There is an old saying in...

TRX430, great posts. There is an old saying in business if you are a $10 million dollar business and want to remain a $10 M business, you keep the same management. However, if you wish to grow into a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-14-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,447
Posted By vincee
bmcgc, Great looking Mustangs. Man, you could get...

bmcgc, Great looking Mustangs. Man, you could get a damn good buck for them. I wish I had the skill, knowledge, and patience to work on projects of that nature.

And, I agree the solar covered...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-14-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,391
Posted By vincee
AJMike, shhhhh, bonus, that cashback you get is...

AJMike, shhhhh, bonus, that cashback you get is tax free too! Discover card is king in my wallet. I save all of the cashback, several hundred dollars a year, and cash out every January before I pay...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-13-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,996
Posted By vincee
Yep, East of Buffalo, sunny and mid 30's....

Yep, East of Buffalo, sunny and mid 30's. However, could possibly be lake effect snows Saturday night, just in time for the Bills playoff game with the Baltimore Ravens. Lamar Jackson, a good Florida...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,447
Posted By vincee
So there you have, bmcgc just solved the world's...

So there you have, bmcgc just solved the world's energy dependency, Get Old!

I am sorry, but I'm one of those folks that like to drive. Whether that be to the store, go out for dinner...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-12-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,391
Posted By vincee
Cash in all facets of business is becoming a lost...

Cash in all facets of business is becoming a lost commodity.


The same thing happened to me buying a darn recliner for my wife for Christmas, I got a better deal taking out an "interest-free for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-12-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,996
Posted By vincee
Wildebill, I got the information off of a link...

Wildebill, I got the information off of a link from the RV Travel newsletter, perhaps to RV Business but I can't say for sure. I tried finding it again before responding but no luck.

The...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,391
Posted By vincee
I have bought three used class A motor homes and...

I have bought three used class A motor homes and have traded in 2 of them totalling five transactions. Every time the formula I used for both how much I was willing to pay for the next rig I was...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,795
Posted By vincee
My owner's manual for my 2014 6.7 ISB specially...

My owner's manual for my 2014 6.7 ISB specially mentions not to allow for extended idle times. Also, I've been told many newer UPS vans are now gas because newer DEF types of diesel do not take to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,996
Posted By vincee
If the OP is getting discounts quoted...

If the OP is getting discounts quoted approximately 25% with initial inquieres, my guess is once he is ready to write and put the money available now, he should easily be able to get another 5-10%...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,447
Posted By vincee
The "next" political argument that is already...

The "next" political argument that is already festering nationwide is the installation of vast solar and wind farms. Twenty years ago they were a novelty that folks took a Sunday ride into the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-07-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,486
Posted By vincee
Is Marshalone's dolly an Acme? Past summer I...

Is Marshalone's dolly an Acme? Past summer I watched a camper across from me pull up to his campsite with what I think was an Acme dolly. Like many of us do for "campground" enjoyment is sit with a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-05-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,486
Posted By vincee
Twinboat is on to something with having enough...

Twinboat is on to something with having enough strap to start out to tightly wrap around the winch drum. When I am attaching mine I make sure the strap is tight, centered, and straight, starting...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-04-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,486
Posted By vincee
Twinboat, you got it spot on! I too was...

Twinboat, you got it spot on!

I too was confused about the price comparison by D20. At the very least what is not figured in for the common RV'er would be the cost of installation of the base...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-04-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,054
Posted By vincee
Great post NeilV! You hit the nail squarely on...

Great post NeilV! You hit the nail squarely on the head.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-02-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,054
Posted By vincee
It doesn't matter what the manufacturer calls it,...

It doesn't matter what the manufacturer calls it, part of their business is to market the product, to connect and identify to those who may be interested in their product. Allegro Bus gives a person...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-02-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,109
Posted By vincee
As far as depreciation goes, what besides your...

As far as depreciation goes, what besides your home real estate (and that's not a guarantee) does not depreciate? Virtually every single item from vehicles, house goods, lawn and yard equipment, to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-02-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,550
Posted By vincee
Oh yeah, forgot to mention, New York State isn't...

Oh yeah, forgot to mention, New York State isn't any better, the Step Child State to California.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-02-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,550
Posted By vincee
Ahhh, the Wonderful World of California! Makes...

Ahhh, the Wonderful World of California! Makes you wonder what basket of dimwits came up with their regulations, and, then forgot to train the high paid with bankrupting legacy costs state employees.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-01-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,486
Posted By vincee
I've been towing on a Master Tow dolly for about...

I've been towing on a Master Tow dolly for about 12 years now and as dollies go, they are terrific! However, if I was willing to spend the money on a flat tow car, there aren't many now, and the huge...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-01-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,550
Posted By vincee
Shopping with my son last summer for a used class...

Shopping with my son last summer for a used class C, we noticed most that had model numbers like 2850DS or similiar were usually over 31 feet long. Yep, confusing.

My Sportscoach model is 36DL,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-01-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,054
Posted By vincee
When folks ask us what type of RV we have and if...

When folks ask us what type of RV we have and if I simply answer a class A motor home, they either have no idea what the difference is between A,B,B+,C, Super C's, and all pull behinds or, they will...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-31-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,109
Posted By vincee
Yeah but if you deduct the expenses of other...

Yeah but if you deduct the expenses of other forms of travel, by air forget it way more expensive, how many folks take a train and they aren't cheap if so, and if you go by car or daily driver, they...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-22-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,044
Posted By vincee
Although my Sportscoach is a Forest River...

Although my Sportscoach is a Forest River product, I am No fan of Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway! Buffet is a shark that swims the waters looking for the distressed company barely keeping its...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-22-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,044
Posted By vincee
Teamfoxy has a good post and exactly what I was...

Teamfoxy has a good post and exactly what I was thinking, even in this crazy double-digit record sales year, motor home sales "were still off about 8%". To me, if a mistake was made by Tiffin years...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-21-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,044
Posted By vincee
B-Man49, great point!

B-Man49, great point!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-21-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,044
Posted By vincee
Well, it is a sad day in the RV'ing universe to...

Well, it is a sad day in the RV'ing universe to see another iconic independent RV brand such as Tiffin be absorbed into a mega-conglomerate like Thor. A company with a reputation for cutting corners,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-19-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,038
Posted By vincee
As far as learning process goes, we all had a...

As far as learning process goes, we all had a starting point that we didn't know what we know now about camping. I also brought with me procedures that became routine when I had a boat into the start...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-18-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,410
Posted By vincee
I'm all in on more doughnuts and electric fly...

I'm all in on more doughnuts and electric fly swatter/zappers.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-17-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,500
Posted By vincee
Gosh, I've been using Pledge, or, any household...

Gosh, I've been using Pledge, or, any household furniture polish on my motorcycles since 1974. Easy fast way to always have a shiny bike!

My recent favorite polish/wax/sealant to name a few have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-17-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,410
Posted By vincee
I almost missed those who live on the West Coast...

I almost missed those who live on the West Coast and litter the streets from Baja to Seattle living in their dilapidated RV's as a group that most probably need every kind of tool available and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-16-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,410
Posted By vincee
Hey bucks2, maybe if you cleaned your glasses off...

Hey bucks2, maybe if you cleaned your glasses off I alluded to folks that camp out West, or, full-timers (and I would consider being gone 6 months at a time pretty close to that) have different needs...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,410
Posted By vincee
BluGekko, great tip on checking the DEF seal when...

BluGekko, great tip on checking the DEF seal when buying at Walmart, never thought of that, Thanks.

2upServant, lucky for those fellow campers that you were around to help them out. But reading...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,610
Posted By vincee
Timely thread, I will be heading to Key West from...

Timely thread, I will be heading to Key West from Buffalo, NY (no, we are not the snow capital of the world) at the end of February.

My DW and I have a week, week and a half window for the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,410
Posted By vincee
I can't believe the length of some lists of what...

I can't believe the length of some lists of what to carry. My DW and I have been RV'ing for 14 years now and I can only scratch my head at some of the things people will carry. I realize those that...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-18-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,094
Posted By vincee
If we are traveling on an interstate. we will...

If we are traveling on an interstate. we will have Waze running on one of the cell phones. Great for traffic updates, debris on the road, stalled vehicles on the shoulder of the road, and of course...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-16-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,109
Posted By vincee
I have never had a timeshare, nor would I ever be...

I have never had a timeshare, nor would I ever be interested in one. I have to question the post that a timeshare is less expensive than camping. Of course, where the timeshare is located will have a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-15-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,094
Posted By vincee
Reading this thread the other day made me think...

Reading this thread the other day made me think about updating my Garmin RV660. The last time I had done this was Spring of this year, just before camping season (Covid-19 and all).

After plugging...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-11-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,109
Posted By vincee
My wife and my longest trip to date was two years...

My wife and my longest trip to date was two years to Custer, So. Dakota to take in Mt. Rushmore, the Black Hills, Deadwood, and more from Buffalo, NY. Total round trip miles by the RV (not including...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-11-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,094
Posted By vincee
I have a Garmin RV660LMT. Because I only use GPS...

I have a Garmin RV660LMT. Because I only use GPS when going on longer trips, I can become frustrated using or setting up the Garmin for the trip. But, this is on me if anything from lack of use.
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-27-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,274
Posted By vincee
Ok, so after all this give and take on the...

Ok, so after all this give and take on the problem, the fix, the dealer, the warranty, etc., the OP gets the rig fixed at the tried and true old school shop, and what? doesn't tell us what was...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-27-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,019
Posted By vincee
To the OP, look, in a nutshell, if you are a good...

To the OP, look, in a nutshell, if you are a good auto/truck driver, then you, male or female will have no problem driving a class A whether it's 29 ft. or 43 ft.

Yes there are some differences...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-14-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,186
Posted By vincee
Count me in as a Big Pine fan. Less than a mile...

Count me in as a Big Pine fan. Less than a mile from downtown Custer. And, even closer to Mt. Rushmore brew pub offering good beers and great pub food options. Custer State Park right up the road...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,652
Posted By vincee
Walt, going out to Mt. Rushmore and the Black...

Walt, going out to Mt. Rushmore and the Black Hills of So. Dakota two years ago we encountered several 9% grade hills. Now these hills provided a challenge to the V10 going up the grades, and, how it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,652
Posted By vincee
Walt my DW and I were sort of in your position...

Walt my DW and I were sort of in your position last year. We had a 2011 Georgetown 34 ft. gas rig that we loved. However, as I was planning on retiring this year (yeah, did in July) we felt we would...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-18-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 19,299
Posted By vincee
To followup on the previous post regarding...

To followup on the previous post regarding getting to know your Allegro, my suggestion is to join the Tiffin Forum if you haven't already. There will be a library's worth of information pertaining to...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-02-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,831
Posted By vincee
Class C's on the Ford F450 chassis have 16"...

Class C's on the Ford F450 chassis have 16" wheels, 18K lb. class A's on the F53 has 19.5" wheels, 22K, 24K, and 26K F53's have 22.5" wheels, same size as semis.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-29-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,831
Posted By vincee
I had a 2011 Georgetown on an F53. Although the...

I had a 2011 Georgetown on an F53. Although the pedal pressure was soft, if I really needed to stop fast while also towing our Kia and dolly, the Ford never failed me, thank god. This includes...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-29-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,327
Posted By vincee
For those mocking the use of Hydroxychloroquine,...

For those mocking the use of Hydroxychloroquine, Yale just had published in a medical journal a review of the effects of the drug to combat Covid-19. The results were startling of the difference in...
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