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Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-16-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,054
Posted By kjburns
I leave it all on just like when we're using the...

I leave it all on just like when we're using the motorhome.
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 08-14-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,054
Posted By kjburns
I have a garage with and leave my 2011 plugged in...

I have a garage with and leave my 2011 plugged in for months with no problems. The coach spent a full year on an owned lot with 50A to run the Aquahot. The batteries are fine.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-18-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
I bought the third one down on the list, the 8"...

I bought the third one down on the list, the 8" Memory Foam RV Mattress for $749 including shipping. We've spent a couple of nights in the Tour a couple of nights this week and like it. Tomorrow,...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-17-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
The funny part is that I still get into bed like...

The funny part is that I still get into bed like it will be low and I'll need to hit that refill button. Old habits die hard.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-17-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
We spent the night in the Tour and slept like...

We spent the night in the Tour and slept like rocks. It is soft, but we found it to be very comfortable.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-13-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
The mattress is in place and ready to go. It's...

The mattress is in place and ready to go. It's quite a job for one, but my wife is worn out from yesterday and still sleeping. I managed to get it in the Tour and install it.

When you unroll the...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-12-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
We had a lot going on today. We're moving to a...

We had a lot going on today. We're moving to a much smaller house and sold a lot of furniture. Today was a day of loading and delivering a couple of things. I did get a change to remove the old...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-11-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
This is just a quick update. The mattress was...

This is just a quick update. The mattress was ordered at night on 6/3 and delivered 6/9, which is impressive and probably much faster than normal. We have the Tour back at the house now and about 500...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-08-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
FYI - We're out in the Tour now and won't be home...

FYI - We're out in the Tour now and won't be home until Wed. My review will be a bit later.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-06-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
I'll do that. I've already gotten tracking info...

I'll do that. I've already gotten tracking info on for Monday delivery. They got it out fast. I just ordered it a few days ago :)
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-04-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
We're about a month away from moving, so 17 days...

We're about a month away from moving, so 17 days is not a problem. The Tour is on our lot, about 230 miles from here. We're heading up there tomorrow and staying a few days before bringing the Tour...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-03-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
RBK394, thanks for the tip. I pulled the trigger...

RBK394, thanks for the tip. I pulled the trigger and ordered one. We're about to move, so I wanted to verify delivery time. They said one week for manufacture and one to deliver, which is fine. Our...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 06-01-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
^ This sounds like a very viable option. I'd...

^ This sounds like a very viable option. I'd rather have foam than air after living with our home mattress for a few years.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 05-30-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By kjburns
I have a foam bed in the house and it's great. I...

I have a foam bed in the house and it's great. I don't know about folding that mattress since it's about 9" thick (guessing). A thinner one might work.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 05-06-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,311
Posted By kjburns
I didn't find much, but I don't think there is a...

I didn't find much, but I don't think there is a Journey with rear bath and no tag (40' or less).
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 04-17-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,851
Posted By kjburns
I would take a good hard look at the RF add-on...

I would take a good hard look at the RF add-on instead of fooling with IR. RF doesn't care where you point the remote and line of sight isn't a factor. If you're in range, it works. It's not...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 04-14-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,983
Posted By kjburns
The fixes you used probably will not apply to the...

The fixes you used probably will not apply to the Forza since it's a DP vs your gas rig. They're completely different chassis and suspensions.
Forum: Welcome Mat 04-13-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By kjburns
I didn't know the 2015 models were out yet and...

I didn't know the 2015 models were out yet and had to do a search to see what the 36Y looked like. The floor plan is really nice. Winnebago always seems to be a step ahead of everyone else when it...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 04-06-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,983
Posted By kjburns
I'm no suspension expert, but I would look first...

I'm no suspension expert, but I would look first at the front end alignment, especially toe in and caster.
Forum: Campgrounds, Travel and Attractions 04-05-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,939
Posted By kjburns
If you're looking at using 260 to get to 87 in...

If you're looking at using 260 to get to 87 in Payson, I would rethink that route. We just went through there and it's narrow with at least one 20 MPH curve. We left the motorhome on our site in Show...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 01-24-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,827
Posted By kjburns
My 2011 also does not have any carpet there. ...

My 2011 also does not have any carpet there.

This is interesting...the 2011 brochure, in the photo labeled "Cab seats" does show carpet. The floor plan does not.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 01-22-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,900
Posted By kjburns
I haven't seen one in the flesh, but have seen...

I haven't seen one in the flesh, but have seen photos. I thought their solution to a dinette table was pretty clever. It makes the living room into a temporary dining area, then folds and rolls back...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 01-12-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By kjburns
It seems to be an option. The local dealer has a...

It seems to be an option. The local dealer has a 2014 QD that has the same window and cabinets as our older models. That's why I initially didn't understand the OP's question. After searching, I...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 01-10-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By kjburns
I found a video of it on Youtube. ...

I found a video of it on Youtube.

Lichtsinn.com - New 2014 Winnebago Tour 42QD Motor Home Class A - Diesel - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDeJsNKUtZQ)
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 01-09-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By kjburns
I'm not sure what you mean. All of the windows on...

I'm not sure what you mean. All of the windows on the driver's side of the 2014 look to be the same size as the windows on my 2011 Tour 42QD.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 12-21-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,007
Posted By kjburns
If you're using the external satellite input, it...

If you're using the external satellite input, it probably only feeds the one receiver in the living room. A rooftop antenna typically feeds both locations.
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 12-21-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,651
Posted By kjburns
I did a Google search and came up with this...

I did a Google search and came up with this thread (https://www.irv2.com/forums/f115/norcold-high-temperature-limit-switch-158181.html) and others.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 12-20-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,186
Posted By kjburns
Yes, there's the Hopper and Joey. Several of the...

Yes, there's the Hopper and Joey. Several of the other receivers have dual tuners and can record two shows at once.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 12-19-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,186
Posted By kjburns
It shouldn't be moving once it finds the DirecTV...

It shouldn't be moving once it finds the DirecTV SD satellite 101W. That is their Ku band satellite. The others are Ka band.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 12-18-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,186
Posted By kjburns
DirecTV SD uses Ku band on 101. DirecTV HD uses...

DirecTV SD uses Ku band on 101. DirecTV HD uses Ka band. Dish uses Ku band for SD and HD. Domes are capable of receiving Ku band only. That's why domes can get HD with Dish and not DirecTV.

The...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 12-18-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,186
Posted By kjburns
There are no domes that support DirecTV HD....

There are no domes that support DirecTV HD. DirecTV uses a different band for HD. You'll need something like the Winegard Trav'ler or an open face dish on a tripod.
Forum: Winnebago General Discussions 12-12-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,317
Posted By kjburns
I just looked on Google Maps and you're not...

I just looked on Google Maps and you're not kidding. There's is nothing near there and the population is only about 4000.
Forum: Winnebago General Discussions 11-22-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,529
Posted By kjburns
Ok, I see we're on the same page. I'm not a full...

Ok, I see we're on the same page. I'm not a full timer, but if I was I'd still want this coach. When I bought mine, it was the only game in town. Nobody had a competitive floor plan. Now, everyone...
Forum: Winnebago General Discussions 11-21-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,529
Posted By kjburns
A lot will depend on your budget. There isn't...

A lot will depend on your budget. There isn't much point in discussing $300,000 motorhomes if you're looking to spend $50,000 and vice versa. For long term and full time use, I would think that the...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 11-14-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,643
Posted By kjburns
I remember that one. If I had been in the market...

I remember that one. If I had been in the market for a 34' coach, it wouldn't have been there :thumb:
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 11-13-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,643
Posted By kjburns
Guilty as charged, your honor! It's tucked away...

Guilty as charged, your honor! It's tucked away in the RV garage now, you'll never find it. By Thanksgiving, it'll be somewhere else :D

Heh, I just noticed your location. We might be neighbors....
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 11-13-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,643
Posted By kjburns
The floorplans were an initial attraction. As our...

The floorplans were an initial attraction. As our 2003 Fleetwood Excursion was having its batteries replaced, I wandered a local dealer lot and the 2008 Tour 40TD caught my eye. It had two long...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 11-11-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By kjburns
I had good luck with a similar 2008 Tour 40TD....

I had good luck with a similar 2008 Tour 40TD. Other than floor plan, there probably aren't many differences.
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-24-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,501
Posted By kjburns
I don't know that you're going to get to 30% off...

I don't know that you're going to get to 30% off on a new, current model year coach, but 20% or more is easy to do. Pay little attention to the the MSRP. I got mine for 80% of the sticker and it was...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 10-24-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,658
Posted By kjburns
About half of the 2011 Tours have the newer...

About half of the 2011 Tours have the newer engines with urea (aka Diesel Exhaust Fluid) tanks. The OP was asking about 2012 and 2014 versions. All of them use the newer engines. The good news is...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 10-20-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,658
Posted By kjburns
I'm happy with my 2011 Tour 42QD and wouldn't...

I'm happy with my 2011 Tour 42QD and wouldn't upgrade from it for any of the new features. I like the pop-up TV in the bedroom that went away in the later models. I don't know if IFS matters much on...
Forum: Winnebago General Discussions 10-18-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By kjburns
It's possible for temperatures to get into the...

It's possible for temperatures to get into the "hard freeze" area there, but not likely. When I lived in Tucson, it got to 14 F once. I would keep an eye on the lows, but you're probably safe not...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-16-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,653
Posted By kjburns
My version of winterizing is to flip on the...

My version of winterizing is to flip on the heater in the RV garage :)

I should add that one winter, I left the Tour on my RV lot in Show Low, AZ with the AquaHot on electric. It was fine...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 10-13-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,605
Posted By kjburns
I did have them on high. The days we were there...

I did have them on high. The days we were there were above normal, but not by that much. I'll get them checked the next time it's in for service.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 10-11-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,605
Posted By kjburns
I'm sure that dark colors don't help, but in my...

I'm sure that dark colors don't help, but in my case the walls were very warm in the shade as the awnings were all out. I would guess that a big factor is the lack of insulation. I think we have 1/2"...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 10-09-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,605
Posted By kjburns
That may have been me. We were in Phoenix about...

That may have been me. We were in Phoenix about two months ago when it was 113 outside and the inside temp was 95. I haven't looked at resolving things, but did decide that we won't be going back...
Forum: Winnebago Lifestyle 09-26-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,555
Posted By kjburns
Chances are that your coach is like ours and the...

Chances are that your coach is like ours and the connection in the compartment only feeds the living room TV. As grtharris noted, you need a separate connection to each receiver. That means you'll...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-12-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,027
Posted By kjburns
It sounds like you're talking about the Oxygenics...

It sounds like you're talking about the Oxygenics shower head.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 09-04-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,550
Posted By kjburns
Maybe he's upset that his '99 isn't covered under...

Maybe he's upset that his '99 isn't covered under warranty. I don't know, I've owned two Winnebagos and haven't had the devastating problems he's talking about. I haven't heard anyone going on about...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 09-04-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,185
Posted By kjburns
About all I could find on insulation is that we...

About all I could find on insulation is that we have 1/2" foam in the walls. I couldn't find anything that mentioned the roof.

In our coach, the half bath was the coolest during the Phoenix trip....
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