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RE: Cool Double or Triple...An AC Question

JP---- Ref your question on cold weather.....The Oasis is a great system...Handles the cold very well.... I was boondocking in the Ruby Mtns 2 weeks ago, just outside Elko, about 7000' and it got down to about 5 above....The Oasis on burner handled it fine..Set the temp in both zones and all was fine....I have found that the fireplace, if you have hookups/gen on, puts out a good amount of heat also if needed.....I dislike running the gen so find that the Oasis for heat in really cold weather (on burner) works for us.... Pleased with Newmar.....esp their customer service.... Leaving for San Diego in 3 weeks so this camping at near zero degrees will be a distant memory..!!
sd1209 11/18/14 11:14am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Cool Double or Triple...An AC Question

I have the MH in my sig.....It is the 4018.....I have 2 15K's.......I had it in 105-108 degree heat this summer and the 2 15k's were fine.....Just get them on in the morning and try not to play catch-up and they should be fine... That said, I agree if you are ordering new I would go with 3 a/c if you get into 115 degree heat routinely.....Agree with previous post, best to have too much than too little.....But 105 degrees and 2 15k's were fine for us.....
sd1209 11/17/14 03:26pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Los Angeles base camp

East Shore is a very nice place..Actually in San Dimas I believe, right next to Pomona.....
sd1209 11/11/14 05:43pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Need windshield installer in San Diego area

Insurance is paying for it minus the deductible.....Not the issue.....Issue is: I can take it anywhere I want, I just wanted to get a good recommendation rather than a glass company that rarely does MH windshield's.....My insurance company has a recommendation but it may not be the best, just the cheapest.... In talking to Newmar they were very emphatic about getting a company that does MH's and one-piece windshields pretty routinely...The customer service guy I spoke with said they see quite a few issues with MH windshields put in by a company that may do very well on cars but the MH is different...Many not put in properly leak or the tech is not equipped to handle the larger size of the MH w/s....
sd1209 10/20/14 06:39pm Class A Motorhomes
Need windshield installer in San Diego area

Have the MH listed below...Rock from truck, w/s is beyond repair....Driveable but needs replacement.....I will be in the San Diego area mid-Nov and wondered if anyone has a recommendation for getting this done.....I have called around in the SD area but really would like a rec from someone with some firsthand experience.....Getting these large one-piece windshields installed correctly is sometimes a bit tricky..... Newmar recommended one of their dealers in the area but I had a bad exp there couple yrs ago and will not go back.....(Holland RV)...
sd1209 10/20/14 04:38pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Rv park reviews

Email them..I have found them to be very responsive....Mine were not getting posted, I emailed them and got it straightened out......
sd1209 09/24/14 09:36am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Purchase Out Of Area &Warranty Issues

I live in NE Nevada most of the year and just bought a new Dutch Star in SoCal......Never gave a second thought to warranty issues after talking to Newmar before the sale......Anywhere I want, they will authorize warranty work, within reason...... Example----power water hose reel went out.....Did not want to take it to Twin Falls for warranty work.....Called Newmar--they said give them about an hour and they will call me back....They called back and they said take it to the local Freightliner dealer here in Elko...Newmar shipped an entire new reel to FL, they installed it and within an hour I was back in business....All under Newmar warranty...That is service (and clout too... to be able to talk a large FL service center into fixing something on the coach side of a MH under Newmar's warranty)......
sd1209 09/13/14 08:40pm Class A Motorhomes
Input on OverWatch Enterprises......(gate guards)

Any input on the above company?? They are advertising for gate guards in South Texas and am wondering if anyone has any knowledge, good/bad, ref the company?? I know about the job of gate guard, locations, etc..Just if anyone has any info ref the company......
sd1209 08/21/14 11:02am Workamping Forum
RE: Shop Labor Rate. Survey.

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sd1209 08/20/14 02:12pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Oil Change V10 Newmar

Get a Fumoto valve.....Will make your job 100% easier......And no mess.....
sd1209 08/20/14 11:29am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Looking for boondocking near Bishop / Big Pine

Go a bit south to the Lone Pine area and try the Alabama Hills.....I have camped all through the Eastern Sierra area and this is my favorite..... Much much movie history in the area.....The Movie Museum in Lone Pine is worth a visit.....
sd1209 07/31/14 04:57pm Public Lands, Boondocking and Dry Camping
RE: V-10

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sd1209 07/20/14 12:55pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV Storage Garage

I would add a sump/drain in the middle of the bay......Lifesaver if you wash the MH indoors.....Assure whoever does your concrete/flooring to angle all sides slightly towards the drain....I built a 50x40 and this drain is the best addition I added during construction.....
sd1209 07/04/14 10:23am General RVing Issues
RE: Changing Insurance to State Farm, your input requested

Had State Farm for many yrs......I recently got a quote from another highly recommended company that specializes in MH's and they were 800 more per yr than I am paying for the MH below......A bit more coverage for that price but not 800 dollars worth..... I get the multi-car discount and the thing that keeps me with SF is not the price but the ability to walk into the office of my agt and talk to her......
sd1209 07/02/14 03:38pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: workhorse or tritan

There was a significant improvement in Fords in 2006 (both engine and trans).........If you are debating something in that time frame, might be worth it to take this into consideration.......
sd1209 07/01/14 05:32pm Class A Motorhomes
Question on which is best bridge to cross SF Bay

Have to go to Palo Alto in July...Will be coming west on I-80 to the 880 and need to cross the bay on either the San Mateo-Hayward bridge or the Dumbarton bridge to the 101.... Any best choice here?? I will be in a 40' MH pulling a Jeep.....
sd1209 06/05/14 12:58pm Roads and Routes
Good service

Going home recently..gravel road in the rain..All is fine on the gravel but I cut a turn too sharp and stuck in the mud. Called Good Sam and within an hour largest tow truck on the road showed up and winches me out...no charge of course.. I was in an area way out in the country and never expected such quick and hassle free service...very happy..
sd1209 05/22/14 09:57am Good Sam Roadside Assistance
RE: Carson City

Stayed at Carson Valley last year and swore never again....too tight and at the time I had a 30' class A... Moved to Silver City and really enjoyed it..Right on hwy but noise not bad......This would be my choice for an overnight....
sd1209 05/05/14 06:04pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: A new home for the big beast (and us)

Scott---- We left Fallbrook last May for Elko, Nv.....after 31 yrs SDPD....Could not be happier....Built our RV dream garage first (50x40) with an apt, then the house..... Will be back in SD area periodically each winter, it does get a bit chilly here sometimes compared to SD..... Overall, could not be happier with our move.......More property, better house, dream garage--all for much less than we were paying in SD.... Good move.... Steve and Liz 2014 Newmar Dutch Star Elko, Nv
sd1209 03/14/14 05:30pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: US 395 CA to Canada

Did the trip 2 yrs ago...Only San Diego to North Oregon...One of the most scenic trips we have ever made.....We both loved it....Weather (rain every day in June) finally made us break East to Yellowstone.....One day we will finish the trip all the way to Canada...... The road and accommodations are great.. Suggestion: If you do it, stop by the RV park in Likely, Ca......Well worth the 2-3 mile trip off 395........Middle of nowhere but worth it.....
sd1209 02/25/14 10:38am Roads and Routes
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