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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-15-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By JP308
My wife and I have been going yearly for the last...

My wife and I have been going yearly for the last 30 some years (Disney Vacation Club owners). Every room, cabin and campsite has a 3 PM check-in. As they have an 11 AM checkout. However your...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-11-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By JP308
The 1 AC is one of the reasons we did not go with...

The 1 AC is one of the reasons we did not go with the Sport and bought the regular Bay Star. The other was the 22.5 inch wheels and larger chassis. Oh and it was priced the same as a Bay Star Sport! ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-23-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By JP308
I just did this on my BayStar 3124. Wear gloves...

I just did this on my BayStar 3124. Wear gloves if your hands are small enough as there are some sharp edges and it was tight. If yours is like mine, the lights are from a 2011 charger...In all you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-13-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
And a final update. Service center at D&H RV...

And a final update. Service center at D&H RV Center fixed the awning. Newmar sent them a replacement Dometic control box, they swapped it over and all works. Now I can use the Awning. They also...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-08-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
A short update. Service at the RV service center...

A short update. Service at the RV service center has confirmed the box was bad. Newmar has sent them a new box. Not sure when water or anything got on the controller box as the bay is dry inside...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-29-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,148
Posted By JP308
BayStars have had 22Ē wheels for a while now....

BayStars have had 22Ē wheels for a while now. This was one of the key reasons we chose the BayStar over the BayStar Sport (which still has the smaller wheels). Pretty sure this all changed in 2015...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-25-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By JP308
We bought the BayStar 3124. Absolutely love it. ...

We bought the BayStar 3124. Absolutely love it. Rides great, and was the floor plan that we wanted. King bed and outdoor TV and residential fridge. We only had a couple of minor things, one I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By JP308
I have had no furniture issues with my new 2020...

I have had no furniture issues with my new 2020 BayStar 3124. Just over 5K miles on it.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-07-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By JP308
There are 2 available in TX. Both just under...

There are 2 available in TX. Both just under 100K and are 2016 and a 2017. They can be found on RVT.com
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-28-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By JP308
Camping World in Concord NC by the speedway. If...

Camping World in Concord NC by the speedway. If I remember correctly they had a dozen or so Baystar and Baystar Sports. Different models and all priced around 99K. Sold them all in about 15-18...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-27-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By JP308
We have a BayStar 3124, purchased new in June. ...

We have a BayStar 3124, purchased new in June. Went back and forth on the BayStar and Baystar Sport. Went with the BayStar over the sport for the larger wheels, larger storage and the residential...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-27-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By JP308
We also have the 2020 Baystar 3124 and absolutely...

We also have the 2020 Baystar 3124 and absolutely love it. We have the residential fridge and extra batteries plus a few other options. We were in the same boat, as we were looking in the 100K range...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-18-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By JP308
Our new BS3124 had the optional fridge with a...

Our new BS3124 had the optional fridge with a total of 4 house batteries. The bill of sale clearly shows the option and that it comes with the inverter and 2 additional batteries. There are 2 for the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-25-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By JP308
You missed most of the big displays by a little...

You missed most of the big displays by a little over a week. We got there (300 loop) on the 12th and the displays were everywhere. By the 15th just about everyone was gone. In the 300 loop we were...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
I did call Newmar and they got on the phone with...

I did call Newmar and they got on the phone with me on Sunday. I am not really that disappointed as everything is working as expected, minus the awning. Obviously there is something wrong as there...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
And now confirmed...no power to the box which...

And now confirmed...no power to the box which means no awning. Looks like a service call is needed.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
Confirmed...the black box is the Dometic control...

Confirmed...the black box is the Dometic control module. So it is there. Now I just need to look at the manual to see what the lights mean.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
Looked through the passenger side compartments....

Looked through the passenger side compartments. No oblong switch. Here are pics. WTS the last pic shows a box with wind switch and patio switch etc. is this the domestic controller? Orange lights...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
There is no on switch. Just a single switch that...

There is no on switch. Just a single switch that says Awning- see attached picture.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
Finally figured out the cable. Awning still dead...

Finally figured out the cable. Awning still dead on both remote and switch. No noise...nothing. Checked fuses in bathroom. Is there another fuse or switch hiding somewhere that impacts the awning....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
Well i looked in all of the bays. No oval shaped...

Well i looked in all of the bays. No oval shaped unit. I also canít seem to plug into the cable here at Fort Wiilderness....or I should say I can plug into the coax in the bottom rear driver...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
Thanks. Will check when I get to Fort Wilderness...

Thanks. Will check when I get to Fort Wilderness tomorrow. JP
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-10-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By JP308
Power Awning on new BayStar not working

Well, feeling a little stupid here as I thought I had tried everything on the RV that I purchased in late spring....but I guess I never checked the Power awning. I push the button...plugged into...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-07-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By JP308
We had a Thor 24SR for a couple of years (Never...

We had a Thor 24SR for a couple of years (Never gave us any problems and was extremely reliable) and then we were going to buy a Thor Delano 24SR...loved the fact it is one of a kind with queen bed...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-29-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,768
Posted By JP308
CDN prices are typically 35-40% higher. Itís not...

CDN prices are typically 35-40% higher. Itís not just the exchange rate, its the smaller number of prospective buyers...and then there are much higher taxes as well. It all adds up to much more...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-23-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,863
Posted By JP308
I bought a new 2020 Newmar BayStar 3124 for 99K....

I bought a new 2020 Newmar BayStar 3124 for 99K. Brand new, not left over...one of Camping Worlds final Newmars. Lots of options...I think List was 165-170K ish. I think I did well. They had a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,855
Posted By JP308
Well I can’t say its changed my life, however I...

Well I can’t say its changed my life, however I am an owner...albeit a new one. It’s a BayStar 3124. Love the floor plan, drives great. Had 2 minor issues...all fixed. The first by...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,165
Posted By JP308
I have a new 2020 BayStar 3124. Love the 6 speed...

I have a new 2020 BayStar 3124. Love the 6 speed transmission...incredible going up and spectacular going down the hills of NY and PA on 81. I am pretty sure the 6 speed in the 2020 is the same as...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-21-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By JP308
I just did this, not because they were old, but...

I just did this, not because they were old, but because they were DOA. Took a few pics, put a zip tie through the wire holes as I removed the batteries and then worked backwards. Donít tighten...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-21-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By JP308
Thanks, I had no idea and now I know what that...

Thanks, I had no idea and now I know what that light is for. BTW, just bought a new BS 3124. Great MH, 2 minor issues and all resolved by CW and Newmar. JP
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
Update- Got the new batteries installed and...

Update- Got the new batteries installed and working. Drove back home over the week-end and the batteries kept the fridge working for the entire trip (13 hrs) so I guess everything is good. RV is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-22-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
Just a quick update. All 4 batteries had failed...

Just a quick update. All 4 batteries had failed cells...so were replaced. I paid for the 4 new batteries and will be compensated by Camping World, so very happy with that. Will put them back in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-15-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
Thanks for the tip on the ez fill kit. I may...

Thanks for the tip on the ez fill kit. I may just look into that. Will also look at battery tenders as we will only be using the Coach a few times a year until I retire again. Thanks, JP
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
OK, thanks. I zip tied through the holes so that...

OK, thanks. I zip tied through the holes so that everything stayed as is. Will now tape them up with electrical tape so that nothing touches ground. JP
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
One more question. Can I run the RV for about...

One more question. Can I run the RV for about 30-40 minutes as I take it from my home to another location for storing (for the next couple of weeks) with the house batteries removed? Is there...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-09-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
Thanks, I will take a look at the plug, but since...

Thanks, I will take a look at the plug, but since the batteries do run for a few minutes...they must be plugged in. I just think they are all or some are bad. Still in quarantine so won't be able to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-08-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
Actually I now know the batteries to be...

Actually I now know the batteries to be Interstate 24SRM 12 volt batteries. As soon as I am out of quarantine I will be having them tested. They have a 12 month replacement warranty, so hopefully...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-07-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
Thanks all for the advice. I found a local place...

Thanks all for the advice. I found a local place who will be able to test the batteries. Once I find out what condition the batteries are in, I will make my next move. We are also getting a strong...
Forum: New Member Check-In 07-06-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By JP308
Hi from NC

We are back to RVing. We just bought our third RV. A new 2020 Newmar Baystar 3124. Had a great experience with Camping World in Concord NC with special thanks to Chris (our PDI tech) and Eric Martin...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
Thanks, I am going to leave it plugged in for a...

Thanks, I am going to leave it plugged in for a while at my CDN home while I am in quarantine and see if they charge up and keep a charge. Am I also correct in thinking they will charge while the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By JP308
New BayStar 3124 and a few questions

Hi All, just bought my first new unit. A Newmar Baystar 3124. Everything checked out great during our pre purchase inspection...but obviously I did not look close enough. (Igniter on the stove...
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