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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum Today, 03:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By Oldcaster
Potluck

Would not be right if we did not have at least one potluck, How about Wed at 4 pm Any thoughts? I have some tables for the cause. Any seconds on the motion to break bread together?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-11-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By Oldcaster
Does anyone have coordinates where folks that are...

Does anyone have coordinates where folks that are going will be meeting up?? Is someone setting up the circle???
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,211
Posted By Oldcaster
2021 Show is a GO!

Quartzite RV Show -
JANUARY 16TH-24TH, 2021
700 S. Central Blvd, Quartzsite, AZ, 85346
9:00am-5:00pm (3pm closing day)

Can we pin this? - Who is going to grab the spot, need to get cones/tape...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-07-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By Oldcaster
Jan will be here soon... Q Time!!!

Can we pin the Quartzsite thread? Something will be happening, that's for sure, they just had a big gun show at the fairgrounds last weekend, had to wear masks but so far so good. AZ has not been...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-17-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Oldcaster
Shootist - I just grabbed the morris connectors,...

Shootist - I just grabbed the morris connectors, great idea, did not know they existed, was going to use the blue nuts to send the power back to the panels. Those morris connectors are the bomb... ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-17-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By Oldcaster
As I understand it, you are correct - they will...

As I understand it, you are correct - they will not charge below freezing, My solution would be to use a heating blanket if needed. Being as I am in AZ, Freezing is not that much of an issue - I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-16-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Oldcaster
Re-engineering electrical flow in Coach - What am I missing?

So this started the need for new house batteries. Decided to go with LiPO's. Then ended up ungrading the entire electrical system, sound about normal???I met a pretty smart guy on the forum who has...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-12-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By Oldcaster
Update

Well I got a bunch of heavy boxes in and came up with a tentative plan. Started and now I am getting a bit nervous as to the undertaking I am confronted with - I have been drowning in 10 year old...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-01-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By Oldcaster
Thank you everyone, have had some really smart...

Thank you everyone, have had some really smart guys reach out who are local, I will capture and post the process. Ordered everything Tuesday and showing a delivery of several hundred pounds of...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-28-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By Oldcaster
Decisions have been made.

About 4 years ago, we sprung for a Monaco Windsor PBDD, in great condition, Just enough miles to be broken in, stored inside and generally in great shape.
Only minor issues over the years. but...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-24-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 17,955
Posted By Oldcaster
But, but, no way, your RV must have had serious...

But, but, no way, your RV must have had serious damage, and you must know that you almost died, I mean, did your life flash before your eyes???

Everything I am reading here is that after 5 years,...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-12-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 70,285
Posted By Oldcaster
Also, I wanted to link up with some folks again...

Also, I wanted to link up with some folks again for some trail running, had a great time last year and hoping to find some more folks who want to go out and run the canyons and trails. Have a rzr to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-12-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 70,285
Posted By Oldcaster
It appears the BLM site is closed now, is there...

It appears the BLM site is closed now, is there still a requirement for a pass? Is the entrance building open where you can buy a pass there? Last time there was a Govt Shutdown and you could not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 37,020
Posted By Oldcaster
-- and besides, it's all in the reflexes... ...

-- and besides, it's all in the reflexes...

Great Movie - Big Trouble in Little China, best quotable lines ever
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 37,020
Posted By Oldcaster
The rig tells me her sweet spot is right at 75,...

The rig tells me her sweet spot is right at 75, purrs like a kitten, doesn't hop gears, keeps me in the flow of things. Tried 63 once and it felt like I was in a funeral parade, having people rip...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-24-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 70,285
Posted By Oldcaster
We had a great time last year and cannot wait to...

We had a great time last year and cannot wait to see everyone that we met. Glen and Mary, we will save you a spot. Hoping for some more great off road trips while we are there.

Everyone drive...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-07-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,909
Posted By Oldcaster
Again, "your ethics and beliefs", or IMHO would...

Again, "your ethics and beliefs", or IMHO would suffice.

Had the OP not paid, I would agree, but it sounds like the OP made a payment, which seems to be the same for all sites, this gives them the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-06-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,909
Posted By Oldcaster
You mean, you would do what "YOU" feel is...

You mean, you would do what "YOU" feel is ethically correct. It doesn't necessarily make it so, but allows "you" to sleep at night.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-04-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,377
Posted By Oldcaster
That sucks you had to kill children and parents,...

That sucks you had to kill children and parents, but don't lump me in when you state; "we"...

And not threatened or attacked??? :facepalm:

Off topic much? But hey, never let a good...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-03-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,377
Posted By Oldcaster
Thank you - same experience 2003, retiring, some...

Thank you - same experience 2003, retiring, some fat clown boasting that he was 100 percent disabled and was playing golf later. Pissed me off and told him I would be skipping that part. Have...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-29-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 18,841
Posted By Oldcaster
"It would be a responsible thing to get on your...

"It would be a responsible thing to get on your phone and call the coppers if you see illegal double towing or over length towing. There's too much disrespect for the law and too many people thinking...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-18-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,261
Posted By Oldcaster
what the heck does home fridges have to do with...

what the heck does home fridges have to do with this topic???

Get a room...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-18-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,261
Posted By Oldcaster
I got it done right.

Not sure what the ambient air has to do with it???

And I guarantee the next 10 you go into will do it for you. That service is one of those BINGO services that can be done by a hung-over...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,261
Posted By Oldcaster
Amen, and as a postscript - Wife fired up the...

Amen, and as a postscript - Wife fired up the Durango today, last use 3 months ago, 110 local today and of course she told me that the air was a bit warm...

SO.... Quick and Dirty with Pics...
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,261
Posted By Oldcaster
Not Rocket Science

Wow... so scary....

Look, after owning Dozens of cars and RV's in AZ, you have 2 choices - Take it in to the shop where you will be spending $250 minimum, and up to $00-$1000 if they decide you...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-02-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Oldcaster
No it was not giving an error code, however I got...

No it was not giving an error code, however I got around to looking at things and lo and behold it turns out that the cold water was shut off, the hot water was working so everything was acting...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-29-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Oldcaster
Splendide 2100

We have a Splendide 2100 combo unit.

The Program Selector knob will not advance to the next part of the program it keeps running indefinitely on whatever cycle it is set on.

If you advance to...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-19-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,539
Posted By Oldcaster
Who would want to go to California? One more...

Who would want to go to California? One more reason to avoid it and go around...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,994
Posted By Oldcaster
We were in the same Situation - Towing a Toy ...

We were in the same Situation - Towing a Toy
Found us a 2004 Monaco Windsor - PBBD
ISL - 370 hp and 1250 torque
Diesel with side Rad and no Def which has proven so handy - Cannot imagine doing...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-13-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,478
Posted By Oldcaster
Another Great Resource out there for those who...

Another Great Resource out there for those who want to know everything there is to know about Batteries - Very in-depth and a great resource.

https://batteryuniversity.com/
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-12-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,082
Posted By Oldcaster
Haha, that was the first thing I thought of, what...

Haha, that was the first thing I thought of, what a pain in the butt to get to the spare on that thing, lot easier now
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-05-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
I looked at it, there's no way to buy a pass...

I looked at it, there's no way to buy a pass retroactively, so for this year, I'm just going to take a pass on the pass.

For those fearing a decline in service due to Lost Revenue, someone might...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-04-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
As one of the resented ones, I can honestly state...

As one of the resented ones, I can honestly state that I attempted to get a pass several weeks before we came out, and that I was astounded that our elected overseers could not come up with a way for...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-25-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 800,723
Posted By Oldcaster
We're in, Oldcaster - Brian and Fiona 03...

We're in,

Oldcaster - Brian and Fiona
03 Windsor

9531 W Cielo Grande
Peoria AZ, 85383

Thanks!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-24-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
Great group, the wife and I are really enjoying...

Great group, the wife and I are really enjoying ourselves, meeting some outstanding people here. And cannot wait to continue finding ways to hang out with like-minded people.

Everyday it seems...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-17-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
Heading in as we speak, we'll be pulling in a...

Heading in as we speak, we'll be pulling in a couple hours, going to the actual location is there someone who is coordinating how they want folks parked up? Or just find a bunch of Monaco's and grab...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-15-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
Well, we do not know anyone, but my wife and I...

Well, we do not know anyone, but my wife and I will be coming to the show on Thursday this week Hoping we will be able to join up with the group, meet some people (hopefully some that understand...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-05-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
We'll go run around in our Jeep with you, the...

We'll go run around in our Jeep with you, the nastier the trail the better, if you're going to be down by Wickenburg, look up the back Trail to Crown King, it is a bit south of Wickenburg, there's...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-05-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
I've also seen that some folks will be bringing...

I've also seen that some folks will be bringing some trail riding toys, just wondering if I should pull the car up or hook up the rock crawler and go have some fun, does anyone know if there are some...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-05-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
I've read that as well but cannot see them...

I've read that as well but cannot see them ticketing / punishing people that are unable to buy a pass because the government is shut down. Assumption would be they will ticket you for the price of a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-03-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
Newer RV'ers here, been lurking/reading for about...

Newer RV'ers here, been lurking/reading for about a year and a half, sounds like these shows are the ticket for meeting like-minded folks and learning something about these impressively complex...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-10-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 39,161
Posted By Oldcaster
Newer RV'ers here, been lurking/reading for about...

Newer RV'ers here, been lurking/reading for about a year and a half, sounds like these shows are the ticket for meeting like minded folks and learning something about these impressively complex...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-15-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By Oldcaster
Thank you for the responses, Got it figured out...

Thank you for the responses, Got it figured out but it was an odd one.

First off, found the control box, right on the ceiling of the 2nd pass thru storage, drivers side. Had some time yesterday...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-13-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By Oldcaster
Leveling Headaches

Hi, love this site for information, been looking around and cannot find any answers to my dilemma so will post. 2003 Monaco Windsor PBDD, researched and seems I have HWH680 Auto Leveling system. ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-27-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Oldcaster
Found it - started the process of opening every...

Found it - started the process of opening every box (horrible design, auto piercing blades for the wires). Found a junction box under sink and sure enough, a loose neutral wire there, tightened it...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-27-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Oldcaster
Valid point, not sure what caused the error but...

Valid point, not sure what caused the error but there is certainly no need to run the inverter and generator at the same time. My understanding is that everything is auto switching to protect the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 800,723
Posted By Oldcaster
New Owners of a 2003 Monaco Windsor PBDD Brian...

New Owners of a 2003 Monaco Windsor PBDD
Brian and Fiona hailing from Peoria, Arizona
Great to meet like minded folk
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Oldcaster
If we call the round hole on the plug ground then...

If we call the round hole on the plug ground then here is what I get for voltages:

Round - Big Blade - 110.0V
Round - Small Blade - 120V
Big - Small Blade - 0.7V

Got the air on out there so I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Oldcaster
Electrical Issue #2

2003 Windsor PBDD, Trace 2012 Inverter with the remote system to autostart the gen when batteries hit a certain point. There is also a pair of Digital LED gauges that monitor power...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Oldcaster
More Information - Fixed (almost)

Did a reset - read manual carefully - have to hit the power button twice the first time to bring it back to life - did that - Inverter is not inverting. The circuit is still messed up but will...
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