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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-26-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By phredsee
It's been a little while since you posted and...

It's been a little while since you posted and just saw it today. Had mine installed by DeMartini RV in Grass Valley, Ca.. Very good job and works well. Installation was first class. Bought a couple...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-17-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By phredsee
We had the identical year and model coach you...

We had the identical year and model coach you have and I wanted the exact same one piece windshield. Traveling coast to coast asking everyone I could about the windshield conversion to many glass...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-15-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,872
Posted By phredsee
We had a 2013 36LA and were very pleased with it....

We had a 2013 36LA and were very pleased with it. Most of our initial issues were minor and had more to do with cosmetic fixes, which the dealer took care of.

For a gas coach, it was very well put...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-12-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By phredsee
Might try www.tiffinrvnetwork.com specializing in...

Might try www.tiffinrvnetwork.com specializing in Tiffins, list under their classified section as an add-0n to the others already mentioned.

Sorry to hear of you having to give up the Phaeton,...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-07-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By phredsee
If you're somewhat handy and have some basic...

If you're somewhat handy and have some basic tools onboard, you can call Tiffin parts dept., tell them the series step you have and they will ship out air overnight to your location. Order the gear...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-30-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By phredsee
Had the identical same issues with the steps and...

Had the identical same issues with the steps and after checking the wiring, connections, door switch, etc., which all checked OK, I did two things: tapped the motor a few times and probably the most...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-30-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,619
Posted By phredsee
Ran into a possible/likely tornado situation last...

Ran into a possible/likely tornado situation last year while in Vicksburg, MS. Tracked the storms travel for a couple of days and seemed to be headed right in our direction. Went to the front desk...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-12-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By phredsee
Brazels RV in Centralia, WA. Have used them for...

Brazels RV in Centralia, WA. Have used them for upgrades and service work. Very good reputation and does good work. They will usually attend various rallies for on site work as well.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-12-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By phredsee
Purchased our motorhome from MTRV Cathedral City,...

Purchased our motorhome from MTRV Cathedral City, Ca.. Have used MTRV in Fountain Valley, Ca. and was satisfied with their work. Have not tried their other locations.
Service writer used was Max...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-10-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,788
Posted By phredsee
While at the Tiffin factory we elected to do the...

While at the Tiffin factory we elected to do the same and they removed the driver side front window.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-22-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By phredsee
Purchased ours off the lot in So. Calif. for just...

Purchased ours off the lot in So. Calif. for just under 27% off MSRP. It took a couple of months to get to that point but we weren't in a hurry. Wasn't thrilled with the trade value of our coach but...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By phredsee
Great tip, not aware of how GS has updated it....

Great tip, not aware of how GS has updated it. We'll try it on our Washington, DC trip!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,917
Posted By phredsee
Good deal, let us know how you make out on the...

Good deal, let us know how you make out on the replacement. Would be interested in how difficult this would be if mine doesn't hold up.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-17-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,917
Posted By phredsee
That's correct, I asked for a replacement piston...

That's correct, I asked for a replacement piston but TMH is more interested in less costly repairs. Other items were handled much the same way in Red Bay. I'm told by others if the fix doesn't last,...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-17-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,917
Posted By phredsee
Had this identical leak on ours a couple of...

Had this identical leak on ours a couple of months ago and limped along for awhile until we went to Red Bay for some final warranty work. Welding shop put a spot weld on the end to solve the issue....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-17-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By phredsee
Right on with the gas coaches as well, if dealer...

Right on with the gas coaches as well, if dealer is dealing
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-17-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 25,869
Posted By phredsee
Since you asked for another 1-1/2 bath gas...

Since you asked for another 1-1/2 bath gas coach,Grand Canyon, I'll briefly tell you about ours. Check into the Tiffin Allegro 36LA, 37' gas coach, 252" wheelbase for a great ride, 203 CuFt of...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-06-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,109
Posted By phredsee
Might want to try Valencia Travel Village...

Might want to try Valencia Travel Village (Valencia Travel Village | Valencia Travel Village is an RV Resort (https://www.valenciatravelvillagellc.com)) about 35 miles north of LA off I-5 freeway....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-09-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,017
Posted By phredsee
Assuming you're talking about the trim piece that...

Assuming you're talking about the trim piece that runs the length on both sides, separating the storage compartments from the upper coach, I just had mine replaced at TMH in Red Bay, AL.

First of...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-21-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,808
Posted By phredsee
As a safety feature, I've always made it a habit...

As a safety feature, I've always made it a habit to check all clearances both inside and outside before operating and moving any piece of equipment, and that includes slides and so far have avoided...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-06-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,340
Posted By phredsee
[Moderator edit] Anyway, to answer the OP,...

[Moderator edit]

Anyway, to answer the OP, coming across I-40E a couple of days ago, the overhead sign read "Grand Canyon Closed". This was one of our stops along the way and our plans changed...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-05-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,838
Posted By phredsee
That sounds like a great price and seems to be...

That sounds like a great price and seems to be fair.

My problem also is having a gas coach doesn't lend itself much room to add (2) more batteries. Most of the vendors have said it will take up an...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-05-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,838
Posted By phredsee
Congratulations on the new Phaeton, it's a...

Congratulations on the new Phaeton, it's a fantastic coach.

I'm a little leery on this type of installation as I talked to a guy at the FMCA rally this summer in Gillette, WY who had it done on a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-05-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,838
Posted By phredsee
Not yet, still trying to decide exactly how to...

Not yet, still trying to decide exactly how to have it done. Talked to (5) different vendors, (2) in California, (1) in Indiana and (1) in Red Bay, AL and last but not least Tiffin Motorhome.

TMH...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-22-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,873
Posted By phredsee
Don, it might be challenging but not really sure...

Don, it might be challenging but not really sure on the 31SA as it is a shorter coach and might do OK with the Ford drivetrain, depending on whether you're towing and how it's loaded. On ours, being...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,717
Posted By phredsee
New Coachmen Concord for sale in Alvarado TX |...

New Coachmen Concord for sale in Alvarado TX | 2014 Coachmen Concord Model 300TS W/Jacks/Satellite/Wheels & 3 Slides Class C For Sale from Motor Home Specialist in Alvarado Texas...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-22-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,838
Posted By phredsee
Thanks again to all as this is very good...

Thanks again to all as this is very good information for me to evaluate. After hearing what you folks have experienced with the RR, I think this is the way to go. I did call Tiffin, Wade Humphries in...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-17-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,838
Posted By phredsee
Thanks for the information as it's very helpful.

Thanks for the information as it's very helpful.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-15-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,838
Posted By phredsee
Residential Fridge Conversion

We are considering going to a Residential Refridgerator in our 2013 36LA and have a couple of questions in making this conversion:

-who would do the conversion, Tiffin in Red Bay or aftermarket...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-24-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By phredsee
We had the identical same situation you are...

We had the identical same situation you are describing in an ex-Monaco MH.
The dealer, Paul Evert's RV in Fresno, Ca. was directed by Monaco in Coburg, OR to cut short pieces of aluminum angle,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-22-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,327
Posted By phredsee
Go camping!

Go camping!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-22-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By phredsee
Thumbs up X2 excellent program!

X2 excellent program!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-01-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,967
Posted By phredsee
If it makes you feel any better, we just climbed...

If it makes you feel any better, we just climbed the Raton, NM pass doing 32 MPH but we have the gas machine. Kept pace with the diesel trucks and didn't worry too much about the speed. Your tranny...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-03-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,901
Posted By phredsee
Had an identical situation you've had a couple of...

Had an identical situation you've had a couple of years ago on our '04 Vectra in Oregon with high winds. Tore the roof up front to back, the only thing stopping the roof from peeling back further...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-11-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,149
Posted By phredsee
Have the identical same problem on my 2013 model....

Have the identical same problem on my 2013 model. Dealer is also replacing the entire door and repainting.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-16-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By phredsee
Also purchased the Tiffin 36LA last month with...

Also purchased the Tiffin 36LA last month with only one minor trip to date. No major issues so far with either the house or chassis. It is going in for a bedroom slide adjustment, as the forward...
Forum: Test Your Changes 12-09-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By phredsee
test

test
Forum: Test Your Changes 12-09-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By phredsee
lets try this again

lets try this again
Forum: Test Your Changes 12-09-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By phredsee
testing 123,321

testing 123,321
Forum: Test Your Changes 12-09-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By phredsee
testing 123

testing 123
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-22-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By phredsee
In our travels, I was talking to a guy who owned...

In our travels, I was talking to a guy who owned a single family home in the valley there, believe it was Indio, that said the home had an attached RV garage where his (40') Monaco actually fit. He...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,259
Posted By phredsee
Another vote for Final Touch RV...

Another vote for Final Touch RV (finaltouchrv.com) in Valencia. Had them perform both body work and full body paint in a fairly heavily damaged bedroom slide caused by a service shop that pulled out...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,224
Posted By phredsee
Well, sorry that this coach didn't work out for...

Well, sorry that this coach didn't work out for you but better to know now than to end up with a money pit as some of these can easily turn into. You'll feel much better when you find the right coach...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-18-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,224
Posted By phredsee
Can't provide the differences between the two...

Can't provide the differences between the two coaches but I can lend a hand in some first hand knowledge on our 04 Vectra, purchased less than a year ago as I too was looking for a higher end used...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-11-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By phredsee
Don't know if you're still thinking about this...

Don't know if you're still thinking about this deal a month later after your post, but our experience is mixed. Last summer in Las Vegas when the temps were in the 110-115 category, the interior temp...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-07-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,072
Posted By phredsee
OK, I won't ask but sure am curious. Anyway, we...

OK, I won't ask but sure am curious.
Anyway, we experienced what I will call an incident with our bedroom slide that got damaged, and even though I didn't witness it nor was behind the wheel either,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,969
Posted By phredsee
Mike... We found a specific model motor home we...

Mike...
We found a specific model motor home we were looking for but it had 10,000 on the motor with 410 hours on the generator, go figure. No service records as this was a bank repo bought by the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-11-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By phredsee
Good question as I have pondered the same. Called...

Good question as I have pondered the same. Called Winnebago and they simply gave me a list of the dealers in SoCal and wasn't impressed. They highly recommended Altman's but unfortunately they're...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-10-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,632
Posted By phredsee
lajuene, wish you all the best with your Vectra...

lajuene, wish you all the best with your Vectra and like us, having ours for a couple of months, I'm sure certain things will need to be addressed being on o4 model.

We do have a leak in the BR...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-10-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,445
Posted By phredsee
If it were me, I would have a qualified Winnebago...

If it were me, I would have a qualified Winnebago dealer look at it to be sure.

Short story, while traveling through Oregon this summer, very high winds caught the front drivers' side roof and...
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