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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,260
Posted By Bigblock
We checked in at newmar on the 28th for 29th...

We checked in at newmar on the 28th for 29th appt.Overflow was full as was customer lounge lot.Not happy as no 50 amp sited available.Turns out some kountry klub members taking service sites without...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-23-2009, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,260
Posted By Bigblock
Will be arriving tuesday afternoon for service...

Will be arriving tuesday afternoon for service wed and thursday before going to the goshen rally on saturday.How busy is it this week at newmar.? :dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-07-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By Bigblock
I can tell you what the problem is,Newmar put...

I can tell you what the problem is,Newmar put vented caps on many motorhomes even though the fuel tank has a vent hose.My 05' dutch star had the leaky caps till i replaced them with non vented...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-30-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By Bigblock
Hey Joe, Yes the oasis has a filter as well.A...

Hey Joe, Yes the oasis has a filter as well.A good idea to have spare filters on board.Safe travels to ya, Frank
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Route 66, please leave me a ring in powerbox...

Route 66, please leave me a ring in powerbox :eek: on site 101 in the overflow lot, it's my favorite spot for service visits.Will be there 28 & 29th of july.When i put that ring on i turn into SUPER...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-21-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
:dance: Hey there Amigos, Glad to hear...

:dance: Hey there Amigos, Glad to hear that some of you are out on the road and keeping the good folks at newmar busy keeping that essex looking gooood.!! Will be at newmar the week before...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-15-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Bigblock
:facepalm: They do not plan on rebuilding,the...

:facepalm: They do not plan on rebuilding,the goodies are gone.!!:banghead:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,641
Posted By Bigblock
Yes they are producing and have 2 plant tours a...

Yes they are producing and have 2 plant tours a day.They may be on a 4 day week but am not sure on that.Service camping area very full last week.!!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,377
Posted By Bigblock
I was at newmar the last 2 weeks and proposed the...

I was at newmar the last 2 weeks and proposed the same question to the techs.We have a 07' 4104 essex dual use dometic with the a/v rack above fridge.If you don't have a pure sine wave inverter you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-27-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,260
Posted By Bigblock
Camp newmar is packed this week,with the short 4...

Camp newmar is packed this week,with the short 4 day week and all.The techs are up to their eyes with coaches in both shops.Never seen it so busy here.I had to schedule a couple of items to be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-19-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Amigo wantobe Bigblock checking in. :laugh:...

Amigo wantobe Bigblock checking in. :laugh: Wondered if any amigos were going to newmar international rally in goshen this august.We are and hope we would find some of our amigo freinds there.If not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-19-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,726
Posted By Bigblock
I wondered why i had more engine noise coming...

I wondered why i had more engine noise coming from the bedroom area,now i know why.I was at spartan last friday and sure enough the turbo pipe was cracked all the way through so they replaced it with...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-18-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,260
Posted By Bigblock
I checked into newmar this am and will be here...

I checked into newmar this am and will be here 3-5 days.I'm on site 101 in the overflow lot.I thought that chickadee was also going to be here,and if you are stop by and say hello. Frank ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-11-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,260
Posted By Bigblock
I'll be right over for some apple butter,wait a...

I'll be right over for some apple butter,wait a minute i have some in my fridge from last summer,it's still good too.!You know the doctor is going to be in at camp newmar this week.! The famous agent...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-09-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
OK,I guess i qualify as anybody else out...

OK,I guess i qualify as anybody else out there,and I'm sure the Amigos know that i am out there.!:laugh: :eek: :D Hey there Doc good to hear you'll be with our fellow Newmartians at Newmar next...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 05-08-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,458
Posted By Bigblock
Hope you get this site corrected before you lose...

Hope you get this site corrected before you lose more folks.My friends have not been on in weeks.I might check in 2 times a week from my 2-3 times a day.The slowness is more than...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-28-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Cool Is the overflow lot open? I heard it had been...

Is the overflow lot open? I heard it had been closed awhile ago.I think the doctor should ring the bell and make the call for an Amigo gathering there at camp newmar. :dance: Even if all the Amigos...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-27-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Hey Guys and Gals, Don't over do it...

Hey Guys and Gals, Don't over do it now,leave some partying for the rest of us who are not there yet at camp newmar. :dance: Will arrive on the 17th of may for service on the 18th.I know...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-23-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,280
Posted By Bigblock
I use water and compressed air to clean mine,plan...

I use water and compressed air to clean mine,plan on about 3 times a year or as needed. :)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-12-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Glad to hear you made it home safe and sound...

Glad to hear you made it home safe and sound Rick.The weather here is still super though many are leaving every day heading back northbound.!We are still here till the 30th.I see the doctor is back...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-07-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,982
Posted By Bigblock
This chassis if it was like my 4024,had a low...

This chassis if it was like my 4024,had a low carrying capacity,being a 40 ft non tag motorhome.Because it has 2 slideouts it may weigh less,but am not sure exactly.Check out the weight and carrying...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-27-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Peter and I run off the same wifi at RB,with...

Peter and I run off the same wifi at RB,with almost the same computers and use IE.We both seem to have the same problems.S-L-O-W.It is also keeping me from being on forum as much as i used to be.It...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-21-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,200
Posted By Bigblock
You need to keep the dump switch depressed while...

You need to keep the dump switch depressed while backing up.It just releases air in bag,does not raise tag either.This takes about 10 to 15 seconds for most of the air to release pressure so tag tire...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-21-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,600
Posted By Bigblock
When it comes to ladders i will only use a step...

When it comes to ladders i will only use a step ladder so there is no contact at all on the side or the top of coach.That ladder is at my home base.It's either a step ladder or no ladder at all for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-19-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By Bigblock
Hi Rick and Ceile, Glad to hear your back in...

Hi Rick and Ceile, Glad to hear your back in south florida,look us up at RB lot 13 after you get in.!! Frank & Liz:)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-14-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
This just In; Amigo Chuck has posted a...

This just In; Amigo Chuck has posted a fabulous time in a bicycle timed event that will now take him to the front of the pack.On top of all this he was also the Sherrif for the Cypress Woods vs...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-10-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Hey Peter, I wonder how the comcast is here...

Hey Peter, I wonder how the comcast is here vs. our wifi.Lets see if this works better after they the site up on their muliple servers. Frank
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 03-10-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,377
Posted By Bigblock
works slow for us as well.layout seems more...

works slow for us as well.layout seems more confusing.time will tell.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-03-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
As Peter Paul and Chuck have said,what a fabulous...

As Peter Paul and Chuck have said,what a fabulous weekend we all had at Riverbend with all the festivities and RV show coupled with the great gaggle of friends gathered for the occaision.Peter was...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-25-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Hi Paul, Glad to hear that you and Jill will...

Hi Paul, Glad to hear that you and Jill will be with us for the weekend show and party.So sorry to hear that the doctor will have you on a short leash.Make sure he gives you a little slack....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-23-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By Bigblock
I belive that Phil Stilley schedules all service...

I belive that Phil Stilley schedules all service appts including high line,he did for me.! Frank https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/program.gif
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-23-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,668
Posted By Bigblock
Chickadee and saydiver will also see you on 5/18...

Chickadee and saydiver will also see you on 5/18 as i'm in for my last warrantee visit to newmar then.Check your weather channel for those tornado risk areas a couple times a day for some peace of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-19-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,325
Posted By Bigblock
If your looking for a build your coach function...

If your looking for a build your coach function check out NorthTrailrv.com website.They just added this feature recently.They also have the most complete Newmar inventory in the good old USA.Happy...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-16-2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif ...

https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif Thanks Peter & Cherrie for your open house saturday showing all the Riverbend folks the awesome Seavana II.What a beautiful Craft!!Hope you have many happy...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-12-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/biggrinbandit.gif ...

https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/biggrinbandit.gif Word is that the world famous 3 AMIGOS were seen dining at a famous Naples restaurant with their agent and a throng of fans trailing them last night....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-12-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Bigblock
Oh that wonderful term, "NEWMARTIANS" I took the...

Oh that wonderful term, "NEWMARTIANS" I took the Riverbend census yesterday and the results are; Kingaire-1,Essex-14,Mountainaire-13,dutchstar-6,and last but not least Kountrystar-3.I will more than...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Bigblock
Peter, OK lets do a count today...

Peter, OK lets do a count today https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/juggle.gifNewmartians here we come for the count,be ready,or https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/action-smiley-028.gif
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Bigblock
Hey there Mike & Peggy,what lot are you folks on...

Hey there Mike & Peggy,what lot are you folks on https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/wiggle2.gif
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Bigblock
https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/yum.gif Peter, You...

https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/yum.gif Peter, You know a ham sandwich can be very tasty with a perfectly crafted cocktail!! Especially when the "Doctor of Mixology makes it....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-07-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Bigblock
https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/cool.gif Welcome...

https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/cool.gif Welcome to Riverbend Randy,as lug nut has already described all the activities that are ongoing right now at RB,you came at a great time.So much to do and see...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-27-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
007 you can buy about 5-6 R8's for the price of...

007 you can buy about 5-6 R8's for the price of the KING AIRE.And YES it was a fabulous party with great conversations and putting faces with names from this IRV2.com site.My question is,when is the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-24-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Well said and visualized Doc.!! ...

Well said and visualized Doc.!! https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-23-2009, 03:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,970
Posted By Bigblock
It has always been my position that spartan never...

It has always been my position that spartan never engineered this fan belt correctly from the get go.The last update was a really good way to get this working well.When i first saw the new 09's i...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-21-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,970
Posted By Bigblock
From what i have heard the idler arm is only on...

From what i have heard the idler arm is only on the new 09'coaches,not the update they are doing,unless of course they have updated it again.!!...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-19-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Bigblock
https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif ...

https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif Welcome to Fort Meyers and CW Ronnie,your at some of the best rv resorts in south florida with THE best weather this side of the mississippi river!! Enjoy!!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-15-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/nono.gif...

https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/nono.gif https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/sign0142.gifI'm with you Chuck
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-10-2009, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By Bigblock
https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif Yes...

https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif Yes Newmar will be there!!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-09-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/birthday.gif Ad me...

https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/birthday.gif Ad me to the list of well wishers for AMIGO Lane or John as he's known in some circles here at Riverbend.And you know that your age is only how you feel...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-05-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif wow...

https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif wow we finally made it to Riverbend yesterday.Were glad to here and not in SNOW country anymore.Glad to hear that Paul & Jill will be in today in a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-27-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 273,312
Posted By Bigblock
Lane that's a...

Lane that's a https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/sign0142.gif "spent the day in the mixology lab".and "How can anyone doubt our knowledge after this thread"These are just a sampling of the Amigo and...
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