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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-03-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By bobsals
Somehow I think you are missing the point. The...

Somehow I think you are missing the point. The dump station is for getting rid of your holding tank waste. Period. Many of them are just underground holding tanks and not connected to city sewer...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-14-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By bobsals
Yup, same here, more trouble than the benefit was...

Yup, same here, more trouble than the benefit was worth. Helped a little with the minor bounce, but the weight, pinch hazard, storage, and trip hazard made it more of a pia than it was worth.
Forum: Maintenance 10-08-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By bobsals
Also don't forget any water left in the lines...

Also don't forget any water left in the lines could and probably would be a breeding ground for bacteria.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-05-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By bobsals
If you can find a dip deep enough that will work...

If you can find a dip deep enough that will work fine. Unfortunately, I had no such dip to work with so I just unbolted the whole jack leg after supporting that side with a bottle jack & jack stand....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-04-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By bobsals
Same thing we had on ours as it came from the...

Same thing we had on ours as it came from the factory! Didn't notice it till it was home. For such a small project, I thought not necessary to bring it back to the dealer. Just removed the drop leg,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-30-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 715
Posted By bobsals
I have been removing the OEM tailgate for as long...

I have been removing the OEM tailgate for as long as we have been towing. Don't care about security as nothing is in the bed anyway except the hitch. Have it padlocked and tarp covered. To me, just...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-28-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By bobsals
Sounds to me like a different mechanic is in...

Sounds to me like a different mechanic is in order....
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 08-19-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By bobsals
I second on Ledgeview, we camp there every year....

I second on Ledgeview, we camp there every year. Lots of shade, all under tall hardwoods and Pine trees. Very spacious sites and very clean. It is a quiet and relaxing place. If you are looking for a...
Forum: Maintenance 08-11-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By bobsals
Great Idea !!!

Great Idea !!!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-11-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By bobsals
I keep saying, it's too bad Keystone don't make...

I keep saying, it's too bad Keystone don't make their engineers live in a unit they design for at least two weeks. If they did, I'm sure a LOT of things would be better and different.
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-11-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By bobsals
Mud flaps is a good place to start. Should be a...

Mud flaps is a good place to start. Should be a factory standard.
Forum: Maintenance 08-10-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By bobsals
Here too, I use a piece of lattice wood 1/4"...

Here too, I use a piece of lattice wood 1/4" thick, 1.5" wide and 4' long. Use it all the time.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-09-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By bobsals
It would not work for two reasons. First on my...

It would not work for two reasons. First on my setup the thread pitch is much courser on the tank than on a garden hose connection. Second, the suction tube would have to go through the valve to the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-07-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,053
Posted By bobsals
I think in a nutshell, we are trying to get a...

I think in a nutshell, we are trying to get a paper that breaks down as quickly as possible. I think most of us pre-charge our black tank with enough water to suspend any paper or solids, (I dump in...
Forum: Maintenance 08-06-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By bobsals
Yup, me too. Found a screw on the floor under the...

Yup, me too. Found a screw on the floor under the fan. Took the cheap Chinese screw to the hardware store and got 9 replacement screws and changed them all. No Loctite, just better quality screws and...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-05-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By bobsals
I take a ladies wooden nail file (sandpaper...

I take a ladies wooden nail file (sandpaper covered) and a pair of sheet metal snips and cut the file lengthwise to make it about 1/4" wide and 5" long. use that to clean the contacts in the plug. I...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 07-28-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By bobsals
I thought the white was maybe a reflection of...

I thought the white was maybe a reflection of clouds!. Even though you have a new unit, it looks like fading of the gel coat. I would try a wax or polish with a mild abrasive. Probably just cosmetic...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 07-28-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By bobsals
Just an idea, have you checked the hood and roof...

Just an idea, have you checked the hood and roof of your truck? Possibly something may have dripped off an overpass... Kind of looks like oil.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-27-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By bobsals
Where do you buy Purple Power? Always looking for...

Where do you buy Purple Power? Always looking for a better product.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-27-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By bobsals
Washing Made Easy

Washing the Monty was a task that I really did not look forward to very often. Dragging out the big bucket, hose, extend a brush etc. I had been looking for a better way, trying those soap...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-26-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By bobsals
If it were mine, I would pull up the plywood...

If it were mine, I would pull up the plywood under the bed and observe the hydraulic ram when operating. It is possible you could have a broken pin or weld on the frame assembly. The red flag to me...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-18-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,053
Posted By bobsals
No, we haven't had a problem with clogging in the...

No, we haven't had a problem with clogging in the Monty. Just want to keep it that way. We too use a lot of water. Put about 3-4 gallons in the tank along with additive before leaving and let it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-18-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,053
Posted By bobsals
Shake Test

I know there has been discussion here on the shake test for toilet paper. I have seen some that like Angel Soft. Well, I did my own test this morning and the results were VERY surprising. I compared...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-12-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By bobsals
My feelings on this product is it falls in the...

My feelings on this product is it falls in the category as a want and not a need. In my experience of driving and maintaining vehicles over the last 50 years, as long as you change the fluids at...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By bobsals
WHY DO WE HAVE TO GO THROUGH THIS ????? Went...

WHY DO WE HAVE TO GO THROUGH THIS ?????

Went to my local tire dealer and had them order a set of 4 Bridgestone Duravis 895's. Tires come in and I bring the wheels down to be changed out. In the...
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