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Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-27-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By W9TR
Aktiv Facebook group. Don’t buy one without it! ...

Aktiv Facebook group. Don’t buy one without it! ;)

Some of the big issues:
1. Zero factory support and limited interior parts availability.
2. Under mount A/C as shipped is ineffective and...
Forum: B+ General Discussion 09-02-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,725
Posted By W9TR
I think dealer stock is low but should be...

I think dealer stock is low but should be improving as fall approaches and the production schedule starts to meet the demand.
Forum: Welcome Wagon - New Member Intros 08-23-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By W9TR
We camped with our 26 yo son for a week in our...

We camped with our 26 yo son for a week in our Tellaro 20AT with SkyBunk. He slept up top, we slept in the back. Worked fine. Bench seat is ok for one adult.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-10-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,980
Posted By W9TR
Mary Ann, My vote would be to keep it. The...

Mary Ann,
My vote would be to keep it. The reasons you bought it are still valid and it will make traveling coast to coast so much easier. As Million-mile airline flyers, weíll be staying out of the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-09-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By W9TR
Thanks - great info.

Thanks - great info.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-09-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By W9TR
You are going to need a pop-top van for 4. Here...

You are going to need a pop-top van for 4. Here are some non-custom build options for you.

Hymer Aktiv 2.0 Loft. Mfg is out of business so no support from them but a great forum of helpful people...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-09-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,980
Posted By W9TR
Hey, donít hold back on Class Cís - tell us what...

Hey, donít hold back on Class Cís - tell us what you really think! :)
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-02-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,571
Posted By W9TR
Everyone is different. I think you’ll have to try...

Everyone is different. I think you’ll have to try it out with the fam and see what happens. Stay at places where you can dump and fill fresh water daily - it’s easy to do with a B-van and you’ll get...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-23-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By W9TR
I bought a Thor Tellaro 20AT with SkyBunk in...

I bought a Thor Tellaro 20AT with SkyBunk in June. It is a copy of the Hymer Aktiv 2.0 Loft. Build quality has been good and no major issues after 12 days of camping and 3000 miles. I realize it is...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-23-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,332
Posted By W9TR
Very helpful info. If I can get this kind of...

Very helpful info. If I can get this kind of charge rate out of the main alternator my conversion to all battery will be easy. Meanwhile I'm going to buy and install a better muffler for the genset,...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,332
Posted By W9TR
The 280 HP Promaster engine is way quieter than...

The 280 HP Promaster engine is way quieter than the 5 HP Onan Generator. Iím not sure Iíll use the generator very often. The only appliance I canít run on the battery is the microwave. So far we...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,332
Posted By W9TR
Bud - I determined it very unscientifically by...

Bud - I determined it very unscientifically by running the converter for 30 minutes and looking at the battery voltage and doing the same for the engine driven alternator. They both raised the...
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 06-21-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,776
Posted By W9TR
We are a few weeks and 2000 miles into our 2020...

We are a few weeks and 2000 miles into our 2020 Tellaro 20AT. So far, we've camped 9 nights. We're pleased with the floor plan. Drivability is excellent - this van is fun to drive and easy to park....
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,332
Posted By W9TR
Yep, it appears that the engine alternator...

Yep, it appears that the engine alternator charges the batteries at the same rate as the genset.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,332
Posted By W9TR
We are several weeks and about 2000 miles into...

We are several weeks and about 2000 miles into our Thor Tellaro 20AT. We've camped in it for 9 nights so far. We have boon docked for 4 days - needed to run the engine for a few hours to charge the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-18-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By W9TR
Thin, flexible

I recently purchased a Tellaro 20AT with SkyBunk. It has two 100 Watt thin and flexible panels on the pop up area. It keeps our fridge and all the other 12 Vdc loads running in partial sun. In the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-14-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,163
Posted By W9TR
Thanks for the info. I did verify it via the...

Thanks for the info. I did verify it via the Volta website. Very impressive performance. We live in areas where we won’t be able to meet the storage temp requirement. I guess a garage with power...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-14-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,163
Posted By W9TR
I think these high energy density lithium systems...

I think these high energy density lithium systems have some real advantages - but you also should be aware of some tradeoffs.

If you use your RV in cold weather there are low temperature limits...
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 05-03-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,776
Posted By W9TR
We selected the 20AT floorplan for the same...

We selected the 20AT floorplan for the same reasons you noted.
The rear bed is a king when fully set up. Lots of ventilation with the back open.

We felt having a bed in the back and a smaller...
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 05-03-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,776
Posted By W9TR
Tellaro

I ordered a Thor Tellaro 20AT in early March. I'd like to give you a first hand account of it, but it has not yet been delivered due to a recall on the Promaster chassis.

There are now three...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 04-26-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,609
Posted By W9TR
The Fed dropped the prime lending rate several...

The Fed dropped the prime lending rate several weeks ago so we should see that show up in RV loan rates if it hasn’t already. Depending on the interest rate, even if the vehicle is depreciating...
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 04-09-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,096
Posted By W9TR
They are identical builds- some dealers get the...

They are identical builds- some dealers get the Sequence, some the Tellaro.
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 03-26-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,926
Posted By W9TR
We too really like the 20K floorplan. It's very...

We too really like the 20K floorplan. It's very open with more storage and a big refrigerator off the floor. We really didn't go for the Travato 59K and Sequecnce 20L twin beds - we're not Ward and...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-22-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By W9TR
There is a wealth of EcoTrek info on the Hymer...

There is a wealth of EcoTrek info on the Hymer Aktiv Owners and Wannabe's FB page. Basically all these came from the factory needing modification of the shore power and underhood generator wiring to...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-08-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,332
Posted By W9TR
We've decided

Thanks for the info on the Onan muffler mods - looks like we are going to need them!

Of the three vans on our list, we chose the Thor Tellaro 20AT.

Pros

* It has a very functional pop top...
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