Entries by Richard

Weight A Minute

There was a bit of an issue with the 2016 Newmar Dutch Star weight limits. Specifically on the front axle. You can download the pdf of the Product Information Bulletin here. The relevant section for us was the following: A new front axle configuration with a 15,400 lb. rating will be made available for 2016 […]

Up On The Roof

I finally made it, up on the roof, the very top of the Castaway, our 40-foot motorhome. I wasn’t sure how to get up on the roof of my Newmar Dutch Star. I have two ladders, one 8-foot step ladder and a 7-foot multi-purpose ladder. After checking with the customer service team at Newmar, I […]

Weird AV Settings

Weird AV Settings. That was the title of a post over at the iRV2 Newmar Forum. And it reads, in part: I finally got to sit down tonight and figure out what in the world was going on with the AV setup in 2015 DSDP. I’m fairly AV savvy and was mostly stymied by not […]

Good Sam Club

We have joined a number of clubs and signed up with a number of services over the past few months including Freightliner Chassis Owners Club, KOA Values Kard, Pilot Flying J RV Plus Card, CoachNet amongst others. And now the Good Sam Club. We joined the Good Sam Club for a number of reasons which you […]

Packing Lists

I like lists. Especially packing lists. I love creating packing lists. Actually, I love what packing lists represent: freedom. Freedom from having to remember things. Freedom from the worry that something important was left behind. Over the years, I have continually refined packing lists. Because we travel frequently, travelling light — and hopefully carefree — […]