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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-10-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Rice1951
If you are unable to do as Bds1 suggests then I...

If you are unable to do as Bds1 suggests then I would run the generator prior to storage, remove the batteries (chassis and coach) and make sure there are no food items left in the coach. You will...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-02-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,178
Posted By Rice1951
Opposing slides provide a lot of room when set up...

Opposing slides provide a lot of room when set up in a CG. But one of the great advantages of a MH going down the road can be negated by opposing slides that limit mobility or seating when...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-17-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By Rice1951
With the 31F you will definitely appreciate the...

With the 31F you will definitely appreciate the individual sleeping areas and as mentioned by others it is a royal pita to break down a bed in the morning to create living space. Once in awhile not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-16-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Rice1951
I agree with R. Wold. If you had swiveled the...

I agree with R. Wold. If you had swiveled the seat around since it last worked then it’s possible a plug in the connector harness under the seat became loose or disconnected. That is the most...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By Rice1951
You did not say whether or not you are covering...

You did not say whether or not you are covering the entire coach or just the roof. If you have a cover for the entire coach then it is going to fit tighter and you donít have much wiggle room. ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-20-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Rice1951
My coach came with the Girard and it was very...

My coach came with the Girard and it was very inconsistent. It is especially susceptible to low water pressure in that it will cycle and produce hot and cold showers. Not very ideal. I had it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-12-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By Rice1951
Pine Stump, just curious if you store it outside...

Pine Stump, just curious if you store it outside or inside? Do you have your own garage or do you rent a spot? You get a lot of snow in Newberry so wondering how you treat your baby.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-18-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,108
Posted By Rice1951
I feel your pain as you put out a chunk of change...

I feel your pain as you put out a chunk of change for what you thought would be a dream and has turned into a nightmare.
I would highly recommend taking Jayco up on their offer to have it repaired...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-09-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Rice1951
The trim attached to the perimeter of each of the...

The trim attached to the perimeter of each of the slides on all four sides is sometimes referred to as the trim rails. Although these appear to be decorative in nature they also functionally seal...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 07-24-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By Rice1951
That is absolutely awesome that MB took care of...

That is absolutely awesome that MB took care of your issue and didnít charge you anything for it. The usual process is to call Jayco Motorized CS and they will authorize the work. They will allow...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 02-23-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rice1951
At the time I purchased my coach I had the newest...

At the time I purchased my coach I had the newest version of Girard and it never worked consistently well. It was particularly susceptible to low water pressure. I tried all the suggestions and...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-06-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,409
Posted By Rice1951
No, not inside the coach. The trim rails (or...

No, not inside the coach. The trim rails (or fascia as some might refer to them) are the wide pieces of trim mounted along the outer edges of each of the slides, vertical on each side and horizontal...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-06-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,340
Posted By Rice1951
This all sounds very intriguing and I’ll be the...

This all sounds very intriguing and I’ll be the first to admit I am pretty much IT illiterate. But how secure is this? Can someone walk by your coach and say “Alexa, crank up the volume to maximum...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-05-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,409
Posted By Rice1951
Slide Leak

Just came across this post and it hit home with me. Slideout construction is similar across all brands. I bought a new 2016 Jayco Precept which had bedroom slide leaks during heavy rain and it...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 12-30-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By Rice1951
Document everything including phone conversations...

Document everything including phone conversations with Jayco. Make sure you get the name and correct spelling of the person you speak with on the phone and write down date and time and summarize the...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 12-30-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,194
Posted By Rice1951
We bought our 2016 Precept 35S in January of...

We bought our 2016 Precept 35S in January of 2017. New coach of previous years model gave us a lot of bang for our buck. We had 2 major issues which were completely resolved to our satisfaction by...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 12-30-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,851
Posted By Rice1951
Congratulations on your new rig. I am late to...

Congratulations on your new rig. I am late to this post but will throw in my 2 cents anyway. Our 2016 Precept 35S came with Girardís newest version and it was a pita. It would work great one time...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-25-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By Rice1951
Storage Space and Spare Tire

I donít personally carry a spare but you may want to try something I read on another forum. Since you are limited on storage space, rather than carry a spare tire mounted on a rim just carry the...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-11-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,541
Posted By Rice1951
Mine is rated at 750 lbs and it looks the same as...

Mine is rated at 750 lbs and it looks the same as yours. I doubt Jayco has changed the design of this feature because it’s the highest rated in the industry. No other brand coach even comes close...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 11-11-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By Rice1951
You don’t necessarily need a Jayco dealer to fix...

You don’t necessarily need a Jayco dealer to fix your problems. Find any reputable dealer that you trust and with Jayco’s permission they will authorize the work to be done. You will have to pay...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-05-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Rice1951
Drop down bunks have different ratings for...

Drop down bunks have different ratings for different manufacturers. Mine is rated at 750 lbs but I’ve seen them all over the board for different designs, some as low as 250 lbs. It looks like you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 15,788
Posted By Rice1951
I came home from work one day and my DW told me...

I came home from work one day and my DW told me if we ever win the lottery that the first thing she wants to buy is a MH. I told her if she waits for that day it is never going to happen. We have...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-04-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,456
Posted By Rice1951
A vs C

I currently have a class A which I purchased a year ago and traded in a class C. Both have their advantages but I prefer the A for its roominess and storage. A couple advantages of a C are driver...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 01-06-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By Rice1951
OK so I just realized how stupid I am as I did...

OK so I just realized how stupid I am as I did not realize how old the original post was. I knew my eyes were getting bad but now I just confirmed it. 2016? Really? I apologize to all you forum...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-05-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By Rice1951
I purchased a 2018 Cherokee Trailhawk a few...

I purchased a 2018 Cherokee Trailhawk a few months back with the express purpose of using it as a toad. At the time I was not aware that it needed the Mopar wiring kit which is mentioned in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-03-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,768
Posted By Rice1951
You can call it tax evasion if you like but what...

You can call it tax evasion if you like but what do you call the process that many states are doing that bring this situation into play in the first place? In Michigan you pay an annual fee for a...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 01-02-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By Rice1951
Welcome to the forum. Sspano01 - You are buying...

Welcome to the forum. Sspano01 - You are buying it at an RV show but you did not mention if it is used or is it a leftover model that’s been sitting on a dealer’s lot? If new then it will come with...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-02-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,973
Posted By Rice1951
Sassy, I apologize for my earlier reply regarding...

Sassy, I apologize for my earlier reply regarding leaning on friends and family for support. As the saying goes don’t judge someone until you have walked a mile in their shoes. As SPSM has stated...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-01-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,973
Posted By Rice1951
Sassy, I am so sorry for your loss. You and Roy...

Sassy, I am so sorry for your loss. You and Roy shared a lot of memories over the years and you will think of him every day. Lean on your support network and you will get through this and find a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-23-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,795
Posted By Rice1951
FPU

I have really enjoyed reading this thread and I really appreciate all of the varying opinions. If I ever have visions of a Newmar in my future I would be inclined to opt for the FPU. Just out of...
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