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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-18-2005, 01:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By Montana_2957
Just finished 938 mile trip, non-stop except for...

Just finished 938 mile trip, non-stop except for 5 hours to catch some sleep. The rest stops were full, no convenient RV parks, and doubt they would be too happy with us pulling in at midnight...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-14-2005, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Montana_2957
Rich, I had a similar problems with...

Rich, I had a similar problems with oxidation/fading on my 2003 Mountaineer 315RLS from continued southern exposure in the hot Wyoming sun. Tried all kinds of waxes/cleaners and nothing would work. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-05-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Montana_2957
RV owners fall into two categories. Those who...

RV owners fall into two categories. Those who have had tire failures & those who WILL have tire failures irrespective of the brand of tires. TT tire failures are not as easy to detect as on the TV...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-31-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Montana_2957
Fordzilla, have 8 wheel system, no problems with...

Fordzilla, have 8 wheel system, no problems with CB, purchased directly from Doran, here are their prices. http://www.doranmfg.com/tire_pressure_wireless.htm I am into 2nd year of continuous use and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-30-2005, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Montana_2957
When generator camping, have 4000 watt Honda...

When generator camping, have 4000 watt Honda generator in bed of truck. Truck is usually parked in front of the travel trailer and need the 30 amp extention cord to reach the generator while still...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 08-27-2005, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Montana_2957
Steve, I sure you are right. I wonder how much...

Steve, I sure you are right. I wonder how much of the twisting action is actually in the shackles and springs and not the axles? It gets my attention every time I notice it. Sometime will have to...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 08-26-2005, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Montana_2957
RMccord. Thanks for sharing your recent towing...

RMccord. Thanks for sharing your recent towing experiences. Although not a railroader, I also was most interested in all the fasinating railroading information on the web link.

I too believe...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-08-2005, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By Montana_2957
Bill, Nice installation. I especially like the...

Bill, Nice installation. I especially like the white frame. What did you use to cut the lucite? Here is a picture of inside application using velcro to attach the plexiglass. The velcro works ok...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-31-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By Montana_2957
RMccord, On recent trip wife and I went 900 miles...

RMccord, On recent trip wife and I went 900 miles non-stop, although I don't recommend travel like this, we had no problems. The trailer weight 9200#, drove 65-70 mph and closely monitored tire...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-26-2005, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Montana_2957
Steve, only the fresh water tank in my TT is...

Steve, only the fresh water tank in my TT is mounted in this fashion. On the picture, one can see where the tank drain comes out through the plastic/poly underlayer - I believe the drain will keep...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-25-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Montana_2957
jrgwdenner, my fresh water tank is white plastic...

jrgwdenner, my fresh water tank is white plastic similar to yours. There is a black plastic/poly material about 1/4 inch thick underneath the tank which is what you see on the picture. I believe...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-25-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Montana_2957
Sagging Fresh Water tank fix - 315 RLS

After jrgwdenner showed how a fresh water tank can depart a TT, I decided I needed to do something about my own tank which was sagging significantly. I wedged 3 - 28 inch angle iron brackets into...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-19-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By Montana_2957
Jrgwdenner, thanks for the post and especially...

Jrgwdenner, thanks for the post and especially the pictures. I have been watching a sagging tank for two years which appears to be only held in place by the underbelly cover. I have now decided to...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-07-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By Montana_2957
Titleman, What is your tow vehicle? I pull...

Titleman,
What is your tow vehicle? I pull 2003 315RLS trailer, drive at freeway speeds and have no crosswind or other sway at all. It is very well behaved on the road - have about 10,500 highway...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-30-2005, 05:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,058
Posted By Montana_2957
Bob, I just upgraded to Denman 225/75R15 10 ply...

Bob, I just upgraded to Denman 225/75R15 10 ply load E rated at 2830 lbs/ tire @80 psi for my 315RLS after 10,500 miles on Maxxis load D tires that gave me no trouble at all. I ran most of the time...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-28-2005, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By Montana_2957
Eric, I have had a similar experience with tank...

Eric, I have had a similar experience with tank sensor nuts. When my TT was new, I went under and checked for any problems and found all the brass tank sensor nuts barely finger tight. I thought at...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-17-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,058
Posted By Montana_2957
Steve, this tire business continues to confuse. ...

Steve, this tire business continues to confuse. I see that your Marathon ST235/80 R16 Load Range D is Max rated 3,000 lbs at 65 psi which is considerably higher than a Load Range D in ST225/75 R15...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-16-2005, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Montana_2957
I would add that a simple AA battery motion...

I would add that a simple AA battery motion detector alarm inside the trailer for when one is not home, and an alarm sign in the window may help. Bright outside lights to turn on at night, and in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-16-2005, 08:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,058
Posted By Montana_2957
For those interested in ST 225/75 15 inch Load E...

For those interested in ST 225/75 15 inch Load E tires. My local tire dealer, whose opinion I respect, suggested I check out Denman Tire Corporation (www.denmantire.com) for the above tire, and they...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-14-2005, 08:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,058
Posted By Montana_2957
Virgil, thanks for all that good information. ...

Virgil, thanks for all that good information. That certainly reinforces what I am finding also.

Dave, thanks for the post on the Titan blowout. Guess they are not perfect either. So it looks...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-13-2005, 08:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,058
Posted By Montana_2957
Steve, I had never heard of Maxxis or Titan until...

Steve, I had never heard of Maxxis or Titan until I purchased this trailer. The Maxxis tires had "made in China" on them, and when inflated to the maximum 65# they still looked a little flat to me,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-12-2005, 08:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,058
Posted By Montana_2957
Steve, I also have an 03 model 315RLS with...

Steve,
I also have an 03 model 315RLS with about 10,000 miles of hard highway driving - usually 700 mile legs stopping only for gas. Speeds 65 to 72 mph when able (probably too fast). My trailer...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-08-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,143
Posted By Montana_2957
Steve, There was a recent post/discussion on...

Steve, There was a recent post/discussion on Doran under Tire Pressure Monitoring/ Tow Vehicles and towing.

Stiles, I am not a big believer in coincidences, and 2 tires in one day? Wow! I have...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-06-2005, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Montana_2957
Steve, just finished the whole trailer. The...

Steve, just finished the whole trailer. The remainder went really fast since there was no oxidation - went over most areas only twice, and it looked good with even only one coat. Used just over...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-06-2005, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Montana_2957
Here is an after picture, the spots are rain...

Here is an after picture, the spots are rain drops. Sorry if this picture is too big, I am just learning. http://tinypic.com/5ouz38
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