Above is the Dynamax ISATA 5 28SS Adventure I have just purchased. Hope to pick it up in the next couple of weeks and bring it home to the ranch. Ranch? Yes. The reason for the delay in recent posts is that I moved from Lancaster, PA to the shadow of the Beartooth Mountains in Montana. Bought a small ranch.
So Blessed to have found this property. Glory to God! Thank you!
How I start my day. Sunrise in the hot tub - Life is Good!
So getting here was a real pain in the posterior! As you have read in the previous posts; I had bought a PLEASURE WAY FL. The dealer I purchased it from - JOHNSON RV in Oregon. Salesperson was very helpful and accommodating. Bought it in February. Had it delivered to Dayton Ohio.
Turned out the dealer FAILED to winterize the coach. Did not notice anything was amiss until after the sale of my home and the first trip end of April.
Unbelievable - suffered a complete and total failure of the RV side of the Mercedes! First it was the
total loss of electrical. Additionally noticed the fresh water tank was leaking out as fast as you could fill it! Then discovered the "black tank" had also ruptured. This repair would require the entire bathroom to be removed! No Electrical, No water, unable to flush or shower! Phil at PLEASURE WAY was wonderful to work with, he tried to help; but alas nothing could be done while on the road. Six days I had no RV - just a Sprinter to drive. Absolute failure on the RV side! PLEASURE WAY was outstanding in their support. Contacting JOHNSON RV was maddening; no one returned calls. I called and called while driving. Frank in service was the only one that showed any interest in correcting the issue. The owner, the GM, indeed all of the executive office was worthless! After many conversations with PLEASURE WAY and with their assistance was able to get the dealer to buy back the unit - at loss to me of about $20,000!
Very disappointed in the loss of the FL. PLEASURE WAY makes a wonderful Class B. Kudos to them for their support! The only thing about the FL is storage is a challenge. Be creative and you will have a great trip in the unit.
I would suggest, should you be int he market for a RV - stay well clear of JOHNSON RV, in Oregon!
Looking forward to upcoming adventures in the 28SS. Sure hope it is what it is represented to be. Very impressed with the 28SS as you will see in the video below. If you are familiar with the "adventure RV" market then you have seen the EARTHROAMER; the Dynamax 28SS I believe will deliver all I will ever need .... and at a savings of $300,000 compared to the Earthroamer. They make a great product; but then I will not be RVing across Mongolia.
Found Rodney at DEMARTINI RV in Grass Valley, California to be very helpful. Below is their video on the unit.
Stay tuned for the "Adventures"
Here are a few more photos of the ranch and a tease of the Beartooth Highway.
Image on the left is by one of the foremost artists of the West - Howard Terpning. This image is called the WARNING.
Depicts Blackfoot warriors coming across a Crow warning. My ranch is on the Winter grounds of the Crow
See You Down The Road
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