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Old 06-26-2007, 07:40 PM   #197
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Congrats on your new to be Itasca. Many happy and safe miles.
If you go to New Rig Show off forum you will find a PDI list.
Just be asking questions until you get the answers you want before passing the check.
You may get a coach made on a good day.
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Old 06-29-2007, 03:01 PM   #198
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My brother and I just purchased a 81 Winnebago Warrior.. Beautiful Shape and few cosmetic flaws, however, we need an owners manual, the auxiliary battery has been removed and we need to replace it.

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Old 07-04-2007, 08:40 PM   #199
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Terry & Bruce...
aka Cold Flamingo & Belize Bruce...
Welcome to the forum! Cold Flamingo- does that mean you are blue and not pink? Be careful... the Texas Boomer group might be recruiting you!

Post often and enjoy the posts here!
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Old 07-22-2007, 05:32 PM   #200
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I am brand new here. In fact I just put down a deposit on a Vista 30B TODAY! Seems to be alot in this MH for the money. I trust the Winnebago name so not worried at all. It is not a top of the line coach but seems to be solid with good "bones". It has every option you can get. Only thing that worries me is that I have read that with only one A/C it will be impossible to be comfortable in anything over 90 degrees. We plan on some desert trips so hope this info is wrong. Anyway, I am 55 and the wife (read "BOSS") is 66. I am retired Navy and an Optician. Plan to use the Vista for weekends and such for about a year or so then will retire and use it whenever we want for how ever long we want Sounds like a heck of a plan to us. So Hello to all.

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Old 07-22-2007, 05:35 PM   #201
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OOPS. To clear up the above....in about a year I plan to retire AGAIN
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Old 07-23-2007, 05:04 AM   #202
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I think if I had your situation I would try one of these new floor model A/C's and vent it to a bay or through a wall. I looked at a 9000 BTU model the other day. It did not take up a lot of room and would be a big help on high temp days. The price was in the mid $300.00, far cheaper than a second roof top. One could always take it out and use it at home,cottage, or work shop. Maybe some enterprising soul on the forum has tried this and will testify.
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Old 07-24-2007, 10:13 AM   #203
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Hello All ... I just Purchased a 1990 Winnie Chieftain in hopes of a little travel fun .
I just located this Forum and hope to become a good member and learn all I can about RV'ing and Maintenance
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Old 07-24-2007, 10:21 AM   #204
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Tommy T and Alann:

Welcome to the forum . You will absolutely not find a better place on the internet to get help and share your RV experiences. There are some great folks here.

Post your Winnebago-related questions and comments on the Winne Owner's forum but be sure and check other places on this site for valuable information. There are general discussion forums, pet owners, towing and toads, RV product reviews, etc....lot's of great resources.

Again, welcome!
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Old 07-24-2007, 05:49 PM   #205
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Hi all, I'm new to iRV2, and enjoy the comments. I have been RVing since about 1976.
After Retiring, I finally traded in my 35' 1988 Allegro for a 35' 1998 Winnebago Adventurer with single slide. It's really a nice rig.
Although I recently had a bad experience I would like to pass on.
A couple of weeks ago, I gathered upn my wife and two grandaughters for a week at our favorite local water park. About 30 miles out, my right outside rear tire blew. (Blew is a mild term) It tore Holly H**l from the underside. We were very lucky, because one of the damaged items was the propane lines and regulator. I feel fortunate it didn't blow. Anyway, I just got the estimate back today.....it was a little over $14,000. My insurance company never blinked an eye. They will take care of all the damage. So when I get the motor home back, my old 1998 will have a lot of new parts.
The tire in question was only about 2 years old. The steel belts litterally broke inside the tire. I now have all new tires, including the spare.

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Old 07-24-2007, 11:43 PM   #206
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Larry Haines, welcome to the forum.com. Sorry to hear of the tire problem and damage it caused to coach. Glad to hear no one was injured. We look forward to reading of your adventures and expereinces. Take care and keep us informed of the repair progress.
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Old 07-25-2007, 10:51 AM   #207
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Quote:
Originally posted by LarryHaines:
Hi all, I'm new to iRV2, and enjoy the comments. I have been RVing since about 1976.
After Retiring, I finally traded in my 35' 1988 Allegro for a 35' 1998 Winnebago Adventurer with single slide. It's really a nice rig.
Although I recently had a bad experience I would like to pass on.
A couple of weeks ago, I gathered upn my wife and two grandaughters for a week at our favorite local water park. About 30 miles out, my right outside rear tire blew. (Blew is a mild term) It tore Holly H**l from the underside. We were very lucky, because one of the damaged items was the propane lines and regulator. I feel fortunate it didn't blow. Anyway, I just got the estimate back today.....it was a little over $14,000. My insurance company never blinked an eye. They will take care of all the damage. So when I get the motor home back, my old 1998 will have a lot of new parts.
The tire in question was only about 2 years old. The steel belts litterally broke inside the tire. I now have all new tires, including the spare.

Happy RVing from:

Larry Haines
Winnebago Adventurer, 2007 Saturn Aura
I want to add my welcome to you. Our IRV2 group is loaded with great info and assistance is always here.

Your post about the tire problem leads me to suggest that the use of a tire pressure monitor might have enabled you to avoid the damage. Do a search and you will find all about tires and their problems and solutions.
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Old 07-25-2007, 01:37 PM   #208
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We are new to all this, picking up the new Meridian 36 next week. We will be using it weekends for a few months, shaking it and us down on a bunch of short trips and stays. Looking forward to really hitting the road early next year when I retire. This is a great and informative forum, we've learned a lot and look forward to learnign a lot more. How do I sign in/join this forum?

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Old 07-26-2007, 08:20 AM   #209
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Mike:

We 'met' you Tuesday evening on the Winne chat room and, again, thank you for your service to our country as a former United States Marine .

You have joined by logging into the forum. I will add to your screen name the title "Winnebago Coach Forum Member.'

Enjoy that new Meridian and come back often to share your experiences. Please join us again on the Tuesday evening chat.
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Old 07-26-2007, 12:24 PM   #210
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Hello everyone. I am new to this forum.

We recently took delivery of a "new to us" 2004 Winnebago 38R. This is our first experience with a Winnebago product and so far we are very pleased. We have been away from motorhomes for quite a few years while we had 5th wheels.

I look forward to the sharing the information that appears to be available on this site.

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