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Forum: Class A 08-19-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Beaufort NC
Interesting point, Chuck. Quick count says that...

Interesting point, Chuck. Quick count says that we have spent around 357 nights in the coach in the years that we've had it, so at $100/night, that would be $37,500 plus the cost of meals, etc. ...
Forum: Class A 08-19-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Beaufort NC
Long term cost of operation

We own a 2006 Crescendo 8356 diesel pusher which we bought new. The coach is now coming up on 100,000 miles. We have tracked expenses during the life of the coach, and are curious as to how we...
Forum: Class A 08-17-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By Beaufort NC
Blown air bag

There are a couple of really rough bridges on southbound I-95 in Virginia between Kings Dominion and Ashland. While traveling at 70 mph, one of them caused a blown suspension airbag, right front. ...
Forum: Class A 06-13-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Beaufort NC
Much prefer the truck lanes, simply because...

Much prefer the truck lanes, simply because there's more room. I like the inside lanes, because it's a shorter walk.
Forum: Class A 04-19-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By Beaufort NC
>>>>Cost me $1600 because he said you need to...

>>>>Cost me $1600 because he said you need to replace the rear tires as a set.

You need to replace a side as a set (2 tires), but I don't know about a full set of four.
Forum: Class A 03-18-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By Beaufort NC
A blowout in the middle of NFW is MOST...

A blowout in the middle of NFW is MOST inconvenient, to say nothing of downright dangerous. I don't go past five.
Forum: Class A 10-10-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Beaufort NC
I wonder if it is a boost switch that allows the...

I wonder if it is a boost switch that allows the house batteries to help starting the engine.
Forum: Class A 08-21-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,041
Posted By Beaufort NC
Had it happen to us once. It was not hard to fix...

Had it happen to us once. It was not hard to fix once I got the water out of the tank.
Forum: Class A 05-16-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By Beaufort NC
Replacement water pump

I need to replace my original house water pump on my 2006 Crescendo, and would love to use something more quiet. What type pump might I use without getting into significant modification?
Forum: Class A 05-15-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: Wireless TV

Okay, thanks for that. I feel like I have to try it, rather than attempting to pull HDMI cable. That would be a whole 'nuther trip!!
Forum: Class A 05-14-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By Beaufort NC
Wireless TV

Does anyone in the forum have experience with setting up wireless HD TV? I'm thinking of going in this direction.
Forum: Class A 12-21-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,163
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: Wiper problem

Wouldn't the wipers be likely more of a chassis problem as opposed to a Gulf Stream problem? Especially if the few is okay?
Forum: Class A 10-12-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: Balancing new tires glass beads

Research on the internet does not indicate that the usefulness of beads is conclusive. Evidence seems to be anecdotal at best, and there is some thought that there may be negatives, specifically...
Forum: Class A 07-03-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: Read AC problem

RVs, airplanes and boats... all money pits....

And we have all three.
Forum: Class A 05-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,691
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: New to us

That's great, and welcome aboard! Jenn and I hope that you have many, many happy miles. :D
Forum: Class A 05-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,547
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: hydr jacks and slides will not extend

We had a similar problem with our Crescendo('06). We wound up having to replace the jacks control panel, which fixed the problem.
Forum: Class A 05-16-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: Generator breaker tripping

Glad you found it. Electrical problems can obviously be a real nightmare! Good problem solving!
Forum: Class A 05-07-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,356
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: Sun Voyager Electric Step

Same thing on my Crescendo a couple of years back. Wound up replacing the complete assembly.
Forum: Class A 04-22-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,216
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: Cabinet Replacement

There are a whole bunch of YouTube videos on the subject available. Might be worth doing a search and seeing what you can find.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owN6FYM7HzU
Forum: Class A 04-21-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,692
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: factory CB antenna cable location

It's amazing, the stuff you find here. I just went out and looked under the dash of my coach and found a piece of RG58 with a PL259 connector on it, just dangling there.

So maybe that's what it...
Forum: Class A 04-19-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,805
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: Is hot water heater electric?

If you haven't found the switch yet, you might look under the galley sink. That's where ours is, and others have mentioned that spot as well.
Forum: Class A 04-19-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,393
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: We did it have us a gulfstream

Hope you enjoy your Gulf Stream as much as we've enjoyed ours over the years! Congrats!! :D
Forum: Class A 04-17-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,679
Posted By Beaufort NC
Crescendo 8356

We bought our 2006 Crescendo brand new. It's 8 years old now, with 68 k on it, so the wife and I decided that maybe it's time to trade.

I stopped at the Camping World in Garner, NC yesterday to...
Forum: Class A 03-17-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,220
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: winegard antenna

So we have a 2006 Crescendo with 67k on it that we brought brand new, hundreds of nights in it, and before tonight I could never figure out why the Cable TV input would not work :? ! Sir, I thank...
Forum: Class A 01-02-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,058
Posted By Beaufort NC
Re: brake recall on freightliner chassis

My 2006 crescendo is built on a Workhorse. Best news I've had since I got the thing!!! :D
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