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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-25-2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Ricci
Hi - I'm currently in a Dutch Star (but will be...

Hi - I'm currently in a Dutch Star (but will be picking up our new Anthem on Feb. 8th) and the group has been tolerating me well. ;>) This is a good group and I'm sure you will always be welcome.

...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-23-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ricci
Hi - I think you will find that using more water...

Hi - I think you will find that using more water when flushing will take care of your issue. The line to the macerator and the macerator itself can, if not flushed with enough water, have some...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-20-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By Ricci
Hi - That would be the best first place to start....

Hi - That would be the best first place to start.


Tom
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-19-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Ricci
Hi Stu - No not Penn or Teller. Forrest Gump. ...

Hi Stu - No not Penn or Teller. Forrest Gump.



Tom
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-19-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Ricci
Hi - Absolutely right. BTW I had someone on...

Hi - Absolutely right. BTW I had someone on another board go into a 4 paragraph diatribe telling me how that was wrong. After all the magic physics, he was still wrong.


Tom
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 958
Posted By Ricci
Hi Duane - Betting that I'm wrong will always put...

Hi Duane - Betting that I'm wrong will always put you on the winning side.;>) I haven't had an Aquahot for about 4 years so things change and maybe this is one of them. Given that, the "motoraid"...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 958
Posted By Ricci
Hi - Just a point of clarification. The Aquahot...

Hi - Just a point of clarification. The Aquahot 400D is capable of using excess engine heat to provide hot water and heating and the 450 is capable of that plus engine preheat. Whether REV sets the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-14-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 958
Posted By Ricci
Hi Slate - Specific to your last entry. No...

Hi Slate - Specific to your last entry. No special skills required, as mentioned by another poster look at the YouTube videos. If you have ever had an oil burner furnace it will all look familiar....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 958
Posted By Ricci
Hi - Entegra heats their floors via the Aquahot....

Hi - Entegra heats their floors via the Aquahot. I'm not sure if any others do the same. The advantage is you can heat the floors off the excess engine heat while driving. The down side is when...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-12-2022, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Ricci
Hi - Some feed back in case anyone else needs...

Hi - Some feed back in case anyone else needs this information. Our as yet undelivered Anthem 44B has an unloaded weight of 40,948 pounds. That puts it in the same weight category as the trade and...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-11-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Ricci
Hi - It is possible that you tripped the low...

Hi - It is possible that you tripped the low voltage protection on the aquahot. Try using a toothpick or other non-metalic thin item and press in on the low voltage reset on the face of the unit....
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-11-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Ricci
Hi - That's why I asked. I do not have the coach...

Hi - That's why I asked. I do not have the coach yet. I'd love to hear from someone who does have a 2022 44B delivered. Thanks anyway.


Tom
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-10-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Ricci
Hi - Thanks for the input. We are full-timers...

Hi - Thanks for the input. We are full-timers using a South Dakota domicile (for over 10 years). The state uses net (unloaded weight) for registration fee purposes. I was hoping that someone with a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-09-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Ricci
Net Weight of Coach

Hi - Does anyone have the net (empty) weight of a 2022 Anthem 44B? My registration goes by net weight so I need to see if there is an up charge from our currently registered Dutch Star at 40,105 lbs....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-04-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,498
Posted By Ricci
Hi Memphis - No that's not normal nor is it a...

Hi Memphis - No that's not normal nor is it a good way to sell someone a coach. Find another dealer and I could guess which dealers you went to in Florida.

A class A and a super C are apples and...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-30-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By Ricci
Hi - Before jumping into the deep end put a set...

Hi - Before jumping into the deep end put a set of gauges on the system to see if the refrigerant is low. If low the system will shut itself off to protect itself. If the charge is normal then you...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-30-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By Ricci
Hi Larry - Come on over to the...

Hi Larry - Come on over to the "Ring-in-the-New-Year-Motorhome-Delivery-Party" and I'll bad mouth you to your face. ;>) It just won't be the same without you and remember that you are partly...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-29-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By Ricci
Alan - We are Rally Red exterior with Desert...

Alan - We are Rally Red exterior with Desert interior. Almond Maple cabinets throughout. Opted for the 100 inch sofa/recliner. Angie made it look so good.

Salesman is Rich Bruno out of Las Vegas....
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-29-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By Ricci
Hi Alan - We also just got the phone call that...

Hi Alan - We also just got the phone call that the coach is finished and waiting for a driver after the new year. We were told that the third week of January was a good guess for our 44B Anthem to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-28-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,782
Posted By Ricci
Hi - This will likely fix your issue.

Hi - This will likely fix your issue.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-24-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Ricci
Merry Christmas to all!!! May we all find a way...

Merry Christmas to all!!! May we all find a way to come together as a country, use good fact based sense in staying healthy and learn what things in life have real importance. Love those near you and...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-23-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Ricci
Hi - Knowing the model of the TV would be a big...

Hi - Knowing the model of the TV would be a big help. On many recent Samsung models go to settings, general, network. Open network settings and pick your device and pass. You may have a model that...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-22-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Ricci
Hi - The problem with not using the AH very often...

Hi - The problem with not using the AH very often is that diesel fuel does nasty things when it sits in lines and nozzles. Running it periodically will flush the lines with fresh fuel. There is both...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-21-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Ricci
Hi - With the AquaHot, domestic hot water...

Hi - With the AquaHot, domestic hot water creation always takes priority over cabin heating. If you had run the kitchen sink you would have gotten the same result.


Tom
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-15-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Ricci
Hi - 777Driver -Thank you so much that was really...

Hi - 777Driver -Thank you so much that was really nice to offer that. I now have a .pdf copy and can daydream in print! Hopefully it will not be too much longer until the coach is delivered. I never...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-15-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Ricci
Access to Owner Center

Hi - Our new Anthem is getting closer and I'd like to read the various manuals that are available on the Entegra site. I have a VIN but the registration doesn't recognize it yet. I'm sure someone...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-15-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,427
Posted By Ricci
Gee Larry, you are so wise to have figured that...

Gee Larry, you are so wise to have figured that out. What would we do without you. BTW- wish Amy a Merry Christmas, for you it's the grinch!


Tom and Annie
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-14-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,427
Posted By Ricci
Hi - I had trouble finding DEF at various...

Hi - I had trouble finding DEF at various Wal-marts around the country. Now in Taylor, TX they are stacked up by the case in the aisle. Whatever the issue was, it doesn't exist here any more.


...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-13-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Ricci
Hi - Don't forget that Bay Diesel is listed as a...

Hi - Don't forget that Bay Diesel is listed as a Spartan facility.



Tom
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-10-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,219
Posted By Ricci
Hi - I had spots like that on our '20 DS. I...

Hi - I had spots like that on our '20 DS. I presented it to Newmar after the first year of ownership and got kissed off. We only had three or four spots unlike your issue. Hope you have better luck...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-07-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Ricci
Hi - Before you go running snakes I'd take a look...

Hi - Before you go running snakes I'd take a look at the air admittance valve on the top of the plumbing stack. If it is stuck the drain would run slow as the vacuum is not broken if the valve...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-03-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By Ricci
Hi - I believe you have to go to an Anthem to...

Hi - I believe you have to go to an Anthem to have that standard.


Tom
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-03-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,451
Posted By Ricci
Hi - We have used it in several motor homes that...

Hi - We have used it in several motor homes that were equipped with a fireplace. The Anthem 44B on order was picked partly because it has a fireplace. In most coaches the remote has worked from the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-03-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,499
Posted By Ricci
Hi Mike - Just to double down on what I and...

Hi Mike - Just to double down on what I and others said above, The coach and it's components are like your medical skills. Exercise them to stay proficient. Coaches and systems deteriorate when not...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-02-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,499
Posted By Ricci
HI Dr. Mike - Service should be annual and the...

HI Dr. Mike - Service should be annual and the hours used are really not a criteria. Actually under use is not good for it as with any appliance that uses a petroleum fuel. Run it more often and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-01-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,103
Posted By Ricci
Hi Red Baron - They actually started the electric...

Hi Red Baron - They actually started the electric version earlier. We have it in our '20. Problem is that the led blew out and to replace it requires removal of the bedroom mirror and opening the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-27-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,499
Posted By Ricci
Hi - You are right that the stock Hobbs on the...

Hi - You are right that the stock Hobbs on the unit starts counting whenever the unit is active, whether it's burning fuel or just pumping boiler fluid from an up to temp unit. It also will register...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-27-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,499
Posted By Ricci
Hi - The AquaHot nozzle will only allow .35...

Hi - The AquaHot nozzle will only allow .35 gallons per hour unless it is damaged. If you put a Hobbs on the unit that shows only the burner run time you will know your exact fuel usage.



Tom
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-27-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,444
Posted By Ricci
Hi Gary - You need to get out more often. ;>) ...

Hi Gary - You need to get out more often. ;>) Menards is the place to go in the mid-west and plains. Like a Home Depot or Lowe's. Only nicer and has staff that will talk to you rather than run....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-27-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Ricci
Hi - You didn't mention if the spot you are...

Hi - You didn't mention if the spot you are parked at is level. If it is not level it would be perfectly normal to lose air over night as the leveling valves are trying to do their thing but have a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-26-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,444
Posted By Ricci
Hi - We have been shopping for Walmart DEF...

Hi - We have been shopping for Walmart DEF through Kansas and Oklahoma with no luck. Well we did find two jugs in Oklahoma but they were the only two and in bad shape and leaking. Headed to a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-26-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,210
Posted By Ricci
Hi Larry - Can't disagree with supply and demand...

Hi Larry - Can't disagree with supply and demand but in the case of the Dutch Star v MountainAire issue I think it might be more a function of perceived new value (bang for the buck) and demand as a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-26-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Ricci
Hi - No it will recirculate water no matter what...

Hi - No it will recirculate water no matter what the source. That's why it is so good when dry camping. Obviously it will not fill your tank if not connected to an outside source.



Tom
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-26-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Ricci
Hi - A lot of Newmar owners found this perk by...

Hi - A lot of Newmar owners found this perk by mistake as they spilled water onto the campground site. I suspect that we will see some of the same "why is my tank overflowing" questions on this...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-25-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,210
Posted By Ricci
Hi Brett - That was my experience this past...

Hi Brett - That was my experience this past summer when trying to decide on what coach to buy. Comparing the numbers between another Dutch Star or going to a MountainAire the numbers just didn't...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-18-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ricci
Hi - I have owned most every brand out there (#11...

Hi - I have owned most every brand out there (#11 being built) and with all of them the inverter does not have to be active for line voltage electricity to pass through to the wall plugs. If we are...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-10-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,893
Posted By Ricci
Hi Steve - We ordered a 22 Anthem 44B the first...

Hi Steve - We ordered a 22 Anthem 44B the first of July and expected date off the line is now Feb.3rd. That has been moved back twice and we expect it may be longer than the current date. In more...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,905
Posted By Ricci
Hi - That sales agreement is a contract. If you...

Hi - That sales agreement is a contract. If you change the terms of the contract it is null and void and would need to be renegotiated. I'm not sure that even a clause that said the price can go up...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-02-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,905
Posted By Ricci
Hi Pilotspike - If you look at the longer term...

Hi Pilotspike - If you look at the longer term you will find that depreciation is a fairly steady and predictable happening. While short term demands or market inequities may effect short term, in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-02-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,905
Posted By Ricci
Hi Two Birds - I'd suggest that you wait. You...

Hi Two Birds - I'd suggest that you wait. You could have bought that coach for a lot less when new. These prices on used units will not stay at this level and when they fall you will get hit.


Tom
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