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Forum: Maintenance Today, 05:52 PM
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Posted By mtlakejim
converter to batteries and 12volt schematic

Not having a schematic on these rigs is a real pain. I am relying on the forum in the hopes someone else on here has been down this road before.

Our batteries discharged about 4 weeks ago and I...
Forum: Additions & Improvements Today, 05:09 PM
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Views: 13
Posted By mtlakejim
AC power and T stats

Has anyone ever switched the power for Thermostats to a power supply rather than the batteries? We have had issues with our converter which caused the batteries to discharge and we lost the AC...
Forum: Maintenance Today, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 54
Posted By mtlakejim
Thanks Carl, That's kinda what I thought since...

Thanks Carl, That's kinda what I thought since the Inverter was an add on for the residential and takes a lot of power.

On a related note, the batteries drew down to the point that AC thermostats...
Forum: Repairs & Service Today, 04:52 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 42,830
Posted By mtlakejim
There might be some truth to that but then again...

There might be some truth to that but then again the first rule should be at least do no harm!!!! The engineers that thought that this was a good idea should be handed their hats and kicked out the...
Forum: Repairs & Service Today, 04:35 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 42,830
Posted By mtlakejim
We just got back from a 30 amp campground where...

We just got back from a 30 amp campground where we had no shade in the afternoon. I am VERY disappointed in the performance of the AC units!!!


I was wondering. Can you run one of the AC units...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By mtlakejim
Everyone keeps talking about 4 air duct returns...

Everyone keeps talking about 4 air duct returns but our front unit only has 2. It is a terrible design and even worse execution!!!


I thank you for mentioning checking the round outlets for...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Today, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By mtlakejim
Interesting you brought this up. I was surprised...

Interesting you brought this up. I was surprised how a Keystone manager contacted me after I suggested I was looking for contact information for the Camping World buyers!! All of a sudden Keystone...
Forum: New Member Introductions Today, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By mtlakejim
Welcome to the forum

Welcome to the forum
Forum: Maintenance Today, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 54
Posted By mtlakejim
Electric jacks and slides so no hydraulic pump

Electric jacks and slides so no hydraulic pump
Forum: Maintenance Today, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 54
Posted By mtlakejim
150amp fuse and cutoff switches

Hey folks

Couple questions on fuses and cutoff switches

There is a black square 150amp fuse (?) between battery and a cutoff switch in battery compartment. Is that a fuse and what does it...
Forum: New Member Introductions Today, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 51
Posted By mtlakejim
Welcome to the forum. This is the place to get...

Welcome to the forum. This is the place to get answers!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By mtlakejim
How did you like Catherine’s Landing?

How did you like Catherine’s Landing?
Forum: Maintenance Yesterday, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By mtlakejim
Ok more than one way to skin a cat. How about...

Ok more than one way to skin a cat. How about spray on expanding foam? It can be sprayed like paint and will stick where it is sprayed? Of course could always go with the conventional fiberglass...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By mtlakejim
Sounds like what I need to do ASAP! Currently the...

Sounds like what I need to do ASAP! Currently the rear air that has the return directly under AC cools blows and cools far better than front AC with its ducted returns. So fairly sure that is issue....
Forum: Maintenance 07-20-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By mtlakejim
I am considering thick (as in ridged) aluminum...

I am considering thick (as in ridged) aluminum sheeting supported by additional bracing as needed. I particularly like that idea in areas where having easyly removed panels would improve access to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-20-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By mtlakejim
Hey guys. We are camping in the southern heat so...

Hey guys. We are camping in the southern heat so this is a major issue for us. There are two, what appear to be the return air vents on either side of the front AC. When I remove the grills it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-20-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 26,008
Posted By mtlakejim
If it is the same as residential toilets should...

If it is the same as residential toilets should be just one hose and two closet bolts very easy. And I would suspect much easier than replacing parts??
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-19-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 200
Posted By mtlakejim
Welcome to the forum

Welcome to the forum
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-19-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 151
Posted By mtlakejim
Welcome to the forum

Welcome to the forum
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-19-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 26,008
Posted By mtlakejim
Is that the brand everyone warns us about??

Is that the brand everyone warns us about??
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-19-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By mtlakejim
Our HC 381TH has two awnings from the factory and...

Our HC 381TH has two awnings from the factory and no slides under them!! In fact that was a MAJOR selling point for us. Wife really hates a slide stealing her awning space. That is her outdoor...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-19-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 105
Posted By mtlakejim
Welcome to the forum

Welcome to the forum
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-19-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By mtlakejim
On the 381 I think there is room for a medium...

On the 381 I think there is room for a medium sized two step folding ladder between wall and fridge
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-18-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By mtlakejim
Camping world has folding step stools. They fold...

Camping world has folding step stools. They fold flat.

Good point we need same in our 381

Very happy with my wife’s dimensions ��
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-18-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,938
Posted By mtlakejim
Almost always a workaround. Of course folks will...

Almost always a workaround. Of course folks will say they are too heavy.....


Serious question though: Do the quick disconnect steps also fold? As in can you fold them into the camper when...
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