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RE: Wincrasher's Report from Hershey RV Show

Thanks for the photos and report. Perhaps Pleasureway has developed a new virtual tank system... invisible to the naked eye. :B
mumkin 09/14/14 10:51pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Heading to Hershey tomorrow (Friday, Sept 12)

So... too pooped to post? :B We await your report.
mumkin 09/12/14 07:00pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Heading to Hershey tomorrow (Friday, Sept 12)

Was there yesterday, I did not see any Transit based B although there was one unconverted Transit on display. I have not been in a few years but it seemed a lot more crowded than what I remember especially for the opening day. Have Fun! The converters are just starting to receive their platforms to start playing with them, so we won't see anything for awhile. I have seen the Transit as I passed by a dealer here in Minnesota, but didn't have time to stop. Sportsmobile has finally expanded their Transit page and was supposed to be getting them any day now. Someone attending needs to check the new Pleasureway Promaster and bring us all the details with photos, please. Tough to see much on their quickie video.
mumkin 09/11/14 06:11pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Pleasure Way Promaster Lexor

Hopefully someone will check it all out for us at Hershey next week. Photos would be great. :B
mumkin 09/06/14 10:21pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Pleasure Way Promaster Lexor

The interior is beautiful but not as convenient as the Winnebago design. As always it is a matter of taste. The only thing I found positive or convenient was the large fridge. I disliked the look and the dinette and the seat in front of the door. I suspect the water tank is above the floor (a-la Travato), but it's probably underneath that large wardrobe cabinet behind the driver's seat. Isn't that large cabinet behind the driver the bathroom?
mumkin 09/06/14 02:37pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Pleasure Way Promaster Lexor

It looks pretty nice. Because many friends and I had been talking platforms, I called Sportsmobile to ask when we could expect more news on their Promaster and Transit units on their website. She said that the Transits should be showing up for them to start playing with (my term) next week. (I am seeing them at dealerships here) There are problems with the Promaster dropped floors that is interfering with things like tanks and generators... so her opinion was that the Transit will offer more options for buyers. But that is rather changing the topic. I think this Pleasureway unit looks nicer than the Winnebago - with that seat blocking the door. This seems to have a nice bathroom... and the large fridge. I wonder if it will offer a generator and if so, where did they put it? Hopefully someone at Hershey will give us a full report!!
mumkin 09/05/14 10:33pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: New 2015 Winnebago ERA

Your post made this woman RVer laugh. I started out with a B, and then moved up to a 25' wider body Class C some years later. Even so the 2nd time I drove it, the result wasn't a long visit to a body shop, but only a couple days to do a bit of paint repair. :B Dang weatherstrip on the garage door jumped out when I wasn't looking. Oddly, on the road, my bigger rig drives so much better than my little B did... but that is the difference between an older Ford and a newer Chevy. It sounds like your smaller Sprinter will be perfect for your usage. Have Fun!!
mumkin 09/05/14 06:34pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Kwikee Electric Steps

Mine has been problematic since I got my unit. But, mine always stuck out... which is more inconvenient. The problem each time has been the magnet/sensor reading.
mumkin 09/02/14 08:21pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Thinking of a new class C

Munkin, the IQ & Profile have been "absorbed" into the rest of the Winnebago Sprinter line. All the Sprinter class C floorplans are available with either overhead bed or not.... Winnebago has really stepped up the interior quality for 2015 too on the Sprinter line Good to see that they are updating the interior as it was getting decidedly cheap looking in the last few years. I didn't see any exterior photos of new units without the big over-the-cab area. So, are you sure that they offer the sleeker iQ and Profile body shape? I'll look again, but it certainly wasn't clear that they did... (maybe it's in a footnote somewhere)
mumkin 08/25/14 04:35pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Winnebago ERA 70C

I know that the table can't stay up with the bed out!! LOL Where is the table and bottom parts stored when not in use? :B I'd guess in the closet since that seems the usual in LTV units. My table ends up in storage because I never use tables... even at home.
mumkin 08/24/14 10:21am Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Winnebago ERA 70C

The 70C looks like something that Winnebago is going to have a hit with. I really like this coach. The pull out bed does not bother me. I have a RT 210P and you have to deal with the power sofa and such. My question is about the front table. Can the table stay up all the time? Where do you store the table top? I love the dedicated shower also and the large bathroom and big sink. This is a real breakout winner!! The main complaint on the LTV model that they have copied is from people who don't like having to put out the slide to open the bed. The second was that the fridge was too small, so they have moved it and put in a 2-door large one. Are you asking in you can leave the table up "all the time"?? Even when you are sleeping in the bed? Obviously one can't open the bed without moving the table.
mumkin 08/23/14 11:42am Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Thinking of a new class C

Navion iQ and View Profile no longer appear in the 2015 Winnebago line-up. Have they stopped making them?
mumkin 08/22/14 04:15pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Winnebago ERA 70C

Just looking at the Winnebago website, it looks to me as pretty much a rip off copy of the Leisure Travel Free Spirit SS who were the first to put a slide here in North America in 2013. Leisure Travel Free Spirit SS Copied right down to the MSRP if this one is really listed at $122K (Winnebago site says it should 119K). But paying that for a Winnebago versus a Leisure Travel would be a major waste of money. Top quality RV construction and attention to detail versus a big manufacturer factory line churn em out.
mumkin 08/22/14 04:04pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: The 1959 Ford Thames campervan restoration begins.

Butt Template? You should have video-ed that for us!! LOL I had been wondering what was going on over there with you. Now that it is all legal, are you going to keep it or sell it?
mumkin 08/16/14 08:13pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: If you're jonesing for a red Travato, here are the pics:

It's on their website. I've always liked red, but I would never buy a vehicle of that color. I think it looks super and would admire it if I saw it... why not? It looks a helluva lot better than all that ugly swirly******that most RV builders seem obsessed with...
mumkin 08/12/14 08:41am Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Six months full-timing in the Winnebago Travato

My original text said "Class A/B+/B, depending who you ask", but I decided to get off the fence - perhaps I came down on the wrong side :). I was staggered by the ambiguity and uncertainty of all the dealers we spoke to about the Via! The B+ designation has been nothing but a confusing mess to most and unnecessary IMHO. But oddly, I have never seen or heard anyone call the Via/Reyo anything but an A... which is what Winnebago calls them. The B/B+ confusion comes in with the iQ/Profile, which it seems that they have stopped producing? Or at least it is no longer on the 2015 product list. RVIA used it in its photos as an example of a Class C, but since it is a View/Navion without a bed over the cab, some want to call it a B+ when it is really a C- But... off to read you blog and check out the changes so far for the 2015 models. :C
mumkin 08/10/14 02:54pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
RE: Unity 24

I also considered the GT24 when I was negotiating on my Libero, but decided that I didn't want a slide. There are just a few Unity owners in the C section here. Another place to find a number of owners is on this forum for Sprinters: Sprinter LTV group
mumkin 08/07/14 11:58am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Unity 24

The California dealer is Holland RV in San Marcos. You would have to check and see if or when they might have one to see. They sell so quickly that dealers rarely have them on the lot. Purchasers normally have to put in a special order and wait 6-9 months to get one.
mumkin 08/06/14 10:13pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Looking for something unique?

Did I see two (2) TVs in that rig??!! If so ... wow ... that is really a feature way back then. My parent's early 80's Monacos both had two TVs... one in the bedroom and one in the front over the dinette from the factory... and they added a third between the driver and passenger seat that sat on top of 2 VCRs. My mother did love her TV. :C
mumkin 08/02/14 06:40pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Would you "do" a cassette toilet?

I really wish that when the subject of toilets or black tanks comes up, that those with the idea to******in a bucket or trash bag would just keep quiet. It ALWAYS comes up. We get it - it's a cheap solution. But it's disgusting and fraught with potential problems. The original question was about cassette toilets. If you can't address the question, then don't post. I'm not quite sure why you are so upset. For those who don't want a black tank, this is the third option that not everyone may be familiar with. Though I would avoid regular trash bags and use a wag-bag type system.
mumkin 07/30/14 04:54pm Class B - Camping Van Conversions
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