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Forum: Sitting around the Campfire Yesterday, 12:54 PM
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Posted By BB_TX
It’s not the actual price I am wondering about. I...

It’s not the actual price I am wondering about. I guess we are fortunate to still be under $3.00 per gallon. But in the 14 years of owning a diesel I have never seen a price differential of 70 cents...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By BB_TX
Gas and diesel prices

Just curious. Diesel (here 30 miles north of Dallas) has gone up to 65-70 cents higher per gallon than regular gasoline. Is that typical over the rest of the country?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-12-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,979
Posted By BB_TX
Some have said they had a label warning that the...

Some have said they had a label warning that the washer drained directly to the sewer outlet. But donít remember anyone saying they had a label saying it drained into a grey or black tank.
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-10-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By BB_TX
I should clarify. I have one inside WH switch...

I should clarify. I have one inside WH switch that operates the WH on propane. But there is no inside switch for operating the WH on electric. So I have to use the outside switch for that. Mine is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By BB_TX
Washer/dryer unless you plan to do it all at a...

Washer/dryer unless you plan to do it all at a laundromat.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By BB_TX
You can use either one in the Suburban. I think...

You can use either one in the Suburban. I think it comes standard with a magnesium. My original was magnesium and it lasted only two years. Replaced it with an aluminum/zink and it went several years...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-10-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By BB_TX
Some units do not have an inside water heater...

Some units do not have an inside water heater switch and the only way to turn them on/off is via the outside switch. So the water heater comes with that switch to account for those installations....
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-08-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 219
Posted By BB_TX
We have a vented combo and DW really likes it....

We have a vented combo and DW really likes it. Don’t have room in ours for separate units so not an option for us. DW always sets it to wash and dry and we typically go about whatever activity we...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-01-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By BB_TX
If it is the cap for the chrome hub cover,...

If it is the cap for the chrome hub cover, Etrailer.com has an assortment of covers and caps but I don’t know if exactly what you need.

Mine has the chrome covers but never had the end caps. But...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-30-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By BB_TX
If the original bolts broke and fell out, why...

If the original bolts broke and fell out, why would he think a grade 5 bolt would last a lifetime. I am sure someone will be along shortly to tell where they have bought them. But a tire store where...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-30-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By BB_TX
A little farther north, but I can definitely...

A little farther north, but I can definitely recommend http://www.coachspecialists.com/. Their main facility is in Mansfield, just south of the DFW area. And a satellite facility in Plano, north of...
Forum: Maintenance 10-29-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,409
Posted By BB_TX
If you look at the cross sectional diagram of the...

If you look at the cross sectional diagram of the hub you can see that the grease goes first from the zerk to a small area behind the inner bearing before passing thru that bearing into the hub...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 10-29-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By BB_TX
Maybe they will improve on that as they do say...

Maybe they will improve on that as they do say that
"The improvements will result in redesigned sites, comfort stations and Camper Services building."
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 10-29-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By BB_TX
Yellowstone Fishing Bridge closed 2019

For anyone planning a trip to Yellowstone next year, be aware that Fishing Bridge RV park will be closed for renovations. Even if you plan to stay at West Yellowstone that closure could put...
Forum: Maintenance 10-29-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,409
Posted By BB_TX
And to me that says it all. You have obviously...

And to me that says it all. You have obviously seen the result of EZ Lube gone bad. But you have no idea of how that person actually used it himself. I know some have mentioned using a pneumatic...
Forum: Maintenance 10-29-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,409
Posted By BB_TX
My position. Those who have used the EZ Lube...

My position.
Those who have used the EZ Lube system successfully and never had a problem with grease on their brakes have every good reason to continue to do so.
Those who have used the EZ Lube...
Forum: Maintenance 10-28-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,409
Posted By BB_TX
Did I mention controversial?...

Did I mention controversial? :hide::whistling::rofl:
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-26-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By BB_TX
I store my Honda ATV in an unheated storage...

I store my Honda ATV in an unheated storage building year round and have never smelled any fumes or odors. And I never drain the tank.

Austin summer highs often run around 100 and high humidity....
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-26-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By BB_TX
Did a little googling and found that Erie uses...

Did a little googling and found that Erie uses Agero for their roadside assistance provider. Have never heard of them. But a little more googling and they look pretty good. A number of good articles...
Forum: Maintenance 10-26-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By BB_TX
Getting a good seal at the hose connection has...

Getting a good seal at the hose connection has been a problem for some. The slightest air leak will prevent the pump from picking up the antifreeze. Some have had to use two washers to get a good...
Forum: Maintenance 10-25-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By BB_TX
The 30/50 dog bone adapter is a 50 outlet with...

The 30/50 dog bone adapter is a 50 outlet with the two hots jumpered together and powered thru the 30 amp end from a single pole 30 amp breaker. He is simply proposing to eliminate the adapter and...
Forum: Maintenance 10-25-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By BB_TX
What he is proposing is still protected by the 30...

What he is proposing is still protected by the 30 amp breaker and is no different, functionally, than using the 30/50 adapter. If it exceeds the 30 amp breaker it will trip that breaker. Jumper in...
Forum: Maintenance 10-25-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By BB_TX
The 30/50 adapter jumpers the two trailer hot...

The 30/50 adapter jumpers the two trailer hot legs together to the single hot source leg. He is proposing to move that jumper to the new 50 amp outlet. The outlet becomes the adapter. Still using...
Forum: Maintenance 10-25-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By BB_TX
My only thought, assuming you have the correct...

My only thought, assuming you have the correct amperage fuse, is either a bad motor or a short in the wiring.
Forum: Maintenance 10-25-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By BB_TX
What you are describing is essentially what the...

What you are describing is essentially what the adapter is doing, connecting the one source hot to the two trailer hots. As long as you retain the single pole 30 amp breaker and tag the outlet for...
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