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RE: Anyone traveling yet

I am a 25 year Law Enforcement veteran and none of us at my 138+ sworn member agency are wearing masks while on duty. While I truly appreciate your service, if you decided to approach me you would be hard-pressed to get me to interact. I would not appreciate your lack of care for my well-being. Dave Inappropriate and misguided comment Dave. We are taking all appropriate measures including having you call in your reports instead of face to face contact.
Andy F 05/09/20 07:50pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Anyone traveling yet

We did a trip last week from Minnesota to Indiana to make the purchase of our new-to-us Tiffin Allegro Open Road. Stayed at KOA's in Illinois and Indiana with no problem since we were from out of state. No concerns or issues--so nice to have light traffic in Chicago! I am a 25 year Law Enforcement veteran and none of us at my 138+ sworn member agency are wearing masks while on duty. Just using common sense and practicing good hygiene like we all probably should during the flu season every year.
Andy F 05/08/20 03:10pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Tiffin Allerro

No idea on that model year but we just bought a used 2018 Tiffin Allegro Open Road 36LA after doing a lot of research and we are extremely happy. Traded in our 2012 Keystone travel trailer and our tow vehicle, a 2008 Toyota Sequoia, as part of the deal and with the COVID situation we got a heck of great price on the Tiffin from the dealer in Indiana. We had narrowed our list down to a Tiffin or a Newmar. Was just a matter of finding the right gently used model we liked at the right price.
Andy F 05/08/20 03:06pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Newmar 2021 model info (a front end diesel?)

Wow. I was wondering if the Canyon Star would get an update in 2021 but I didn't expect it to be to this degree! Air ride suspension and air brakes. But if I am not looking for a toy hauler, why would a front end diesel pusher be of any interest? Why not opt for the Kountry Star with a quiet rear engine diesel chassis in the Newmar model line up? Unless the Toy Hauler is going to be the only floorplan(s) for the Canyon Star.
Andy F 03/30/20 02:26pm Class A Motorhomes
Newmar 2021 model info (a front end diesel?)

Check out this info from dealer Steinbring Motorcoach: https://www.steinbring.com/2021-newmar-lineup They say the 2021 Canyon Star is now a front engine diesel!. Is this an early April Fool's Day joke??? Steinbring provides ongoing new model info updates during the annual Newmar dealers meeting. They release specific model info as allowed during the multi day meeting which this year appears to be in Indianapolis.
Andy F 03/30/20 01:44pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Trailer Suspension Questions

https://i.imgur.com/pYK893Sl.jpg I finnaly did the wet bolt and rubber ride upgrade and it made a big difference. My 18 year old mechanic/son/wizard did it for me in our driveway. I also now tow a full tank of gray water to add weight over the axles to cut down on bouncing. I may add shocks next year before our next trip west.
Andy F 10/09/19 10:18am Travel Trailers
RE: 2 Years with a Older Class A

We too bought a used class A; 2006 National SeaBreeze LX, 33 foot. We've had it 18 months now, and have done the following: 1. New tires all around, $3000 2. New fridge - went with a residential - $1200 (my option) 3. New front TV - $350 (my option) 4. Suspension mods - $1000 (my option) 5. Fluids - $500 6. New transfer switch - $600 7. Re-seal roof - $400 8. Defog Windows - $900 9. New A/C compressor for V10 - $450 Total is $8400 so far - BUT - we love the MH. Most of these costs are not annual costs (tires come to mind) and some were my option to upgrade. I'm budgeting $3000 per year for required maintenance. We'll see if that is enough as we move forward... Al Quick question - what type of roofing do you have? And can you use eternabond tape to reseal your roof if it is fiberglass? I used eternabond on my travel trailer roof seals with great results. Thank you to both you and the OP for posting your numbers. We are looking at 3 to 4 year old Tiffin Allegros and your experiences will help.
Andy F 10/09/19 08:37am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Lake Superior - Wisconsin South Shore, Bayfield

Congratulations Bob on your retirement! I have 24 years in at the county level, a majority of it as a Detective. I know I will always be keeping a careful account of my surroundings! Besides my pension, one of my top job benefits is being able to carry wherever I go.
Andy F 10/01/19 06:05am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Lake Superior - Wisconsin South Shore, Bayfield

beautiful area but don't broadcast it. don't want it to become over-run :) Agreed!
Andy F 09/30/19 12:49pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Lake Superior - Wisconsin South Shore, Bayfield

Bayfield's AppleFest starts later this week. Too many crowds for us and I have to head back to work tomorrow--looking forward to retirement from law enforcement in 5 years and long extended fall leaf color camping trips.
Andy F 09/30/19 07:46am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Lake Superior - Wisconsin South Shore, Bayfield

https://i.imgur.com/iw2PgJQl.jpg
Andy F 09/30/19 06:01am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Lake Superior - Wisconsin South Shore, Bayfield

http://www.cityofbayfield.com/dalrymple-campground.html
Andy F 09/30/19 05:58am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Lake Superior - Wisconsin South Shore, Bayfield

https://i.imgur.com/QWQO6g4l.jpg
Andy F 09/30/19 05:57am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Lake Superior - Wisconsin South Shore, Bayfield

https://i.imgur.com/2YRld2dl.jpg
Andy F 09/30/19 05:56am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
Lake Superior - Wisconsin South Shore, Bayfield

Wrapping up another fantastic stay at the City of Bayfield's Dalyrimple Campground. $25 a night for 30 amp electricity, private wooded sites with fantastic Apostle Island views right on the water, and all the free split firewood you want! No showers or flush toilet though so bring your own toilet and shower. I carry water from nearby city water faucets for our showers in our trailer. And some tight turns and sites so be comfortable with your driving skills. Walk or bike into downtown where there is so much to do. A great place to visit over and over again. https://i.imgur.com/oa7d4Lcl.jpg
Andy F 09/30/19 05:55am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Keystone Bullet Premier

https://i.imgur.com/b5Tp1qvl.jpg
Andy F 09/30/19 05:43am Travel Trailers
RE: Keystone Bullet Premier

Perhaps my best mod ever, a suspension upgrade! Towing now is so smooth, especially with a full grey water tank (not sure why I didn't think of a full waste water tank sooner). https://i.imgur.com/HNypVmcl.jpg
Andy F 09/30/19 05:42am Travel Trailers
RE: Problems with Schwintek In-Wall Slide-Out

I've noticed some manufacturers have gone back to the old reliable cable and pulley system on their brand new TT's that we have on our 2012 unit.
Andy F 07/30/19 07:03pm Travel Trailers
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