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Forum: Navigation Yesterday, 04:35 PM
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Posted By twindman
Question Durango to Silverton advice needed

I am thinking of driving this next summer to stay at Silverton. I am okay with driving narrow roads with steep drop offs, but am concerned about hair pin curves. I looked online and found some...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By twindman
Any heater will use 11-12 Amps. Microwave is...

Any heater will use 11-12 Amps. Microwave is about 11-12 also. So usually fine. However, the converter can use 8-10 amp at times. I have a surge protector and noticed that for each 12V light I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-18-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By twindman
I previously had thought about a keyless lock...

I previously had thought about a keyless lock too. But I just had a thought. My Mountaineer doesn't have an outdoor light with motion detector or anything. So I wonder if it is difficult to punch...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-18-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By twindman
You can try the 'Oh my God' hill going up the...

You can try the 'Oh my God' hill going up the western side of the Big Horns if you are really looking for a steep grade. 8 miles of 8% and then 10 miles of 10%. I did it in 2006 or 2007 with my...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 11-16-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By twindman
Sounds like you should be warm and toasty...

Sounds like you should be warm and toasty then!!!:thumbsup:
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-16-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By twindman
The booster interferes with cable - hence the...

The booster interferes with cable - hence the on/off switch.
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 11-12-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By twindman
Since your monty is almost new, I assume it has...

Since your monty is almost new, I assume it has the switches to allow opening of only one slide. So I think it would be easy if you only open the slide needed for the inspectors to check the frig.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-12-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 877
Posted By twindman
I wish I could! My daughter and hubby and 2...

I wish I could! My daughter and hubby and 2 grandkids (5 & 6) are there now. So it would be fun to rv there.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-12-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 877
Posted By twindman
Don't keep it too long. I think DEF lifetime is...

Don't keep it too long. I think DEF lifetime is 1 year or so. Shorter if in hotter temps (and maybe lower temps).
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 11-10-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By twindman
I would think it would help a lot if you also...

I would think it would help a lot if you also added the foam boards to the top of the slides. I don't think they have much insulation up there and heat goes up so the loss is worse at the top. Just...
Forum: Long Timers 11-10-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By twindman
Not to hijack the thread, but I do tighten my lug...

Not to hijack the thread, but I do tighten my lug nuts with a torque wrench. However, I have always wondered how they work and if I am using it right.
When I use the wrench, and say the setting is...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-08-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By twindman
I too have a tough time when looking at the price...

I too have a tough time when looking at the price of new diesel trucks. They now cost about double what I paid for my first house!!!! EEEK
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-08-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By twindman
Looks like a great camper package. Might be a...

Looks like a great camper package. Might be a little unstable, but who knows?!?!?!
p.s. Joking
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-07-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By twindman
You can get a free controller if you buy a new...

You can get a free controller if you buy a new truck! LOL
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-02-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By twindman
Hmmm. I will check that out. Mine is completely...

Hmmm. I will check that out. Mine is completely free floating.
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-02-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By twindman
My slides are a bit like yours. The kitchen...

My slides are a bit like yours. The kitchen slide has one side that is out about 1/2-3/4 inch at the bottom. I thought it needed adjusting (maybe it does) but noticed it only has one cylinder so no...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-02-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By twindman
Question Sliding couch

My couch is on the side of the LR slide out. When we go over bumps, etc it slides forward. I drove it 10 miles to storage and back in the last 6 weeks and found it forward a foot or so. I don't...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 11-02-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By twindman
How do you get water without electric? Don't all...

How do you get water without electric? Don't all wells have pumps needing it? Just curious...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-02-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By twindman
I drove off the lot and hadn't driven a pickup...

I drove off the lot and hadn't driven a pickup since I was about 20 or pulled ever before. The biggest problem I had was cornering. It took me a full year before I stopped running over curbs on...
Forum: Maintenance 10-31-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By twindman
As far as cable length goes, I have the Winegard...

As far as cable length goes, I have the Winegard Pathways that state a max length of 50 feet. Woudln't work thru the convenience panel. I looked around my slide with the LR tv in it and the cable...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-30-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,092
Posted By twindman
I agree with most of these posts above. Another...

I agree with most of these posts above. Another issue is you lose about $10K on a trade vs selling yourself, I think.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-30-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 876
Posted By twindman
While you are shopping, get the exterior shutoff...

While you are shopping, get the exterior shutoff valve that goes on the end of the trailer drain. I forget the real name for it, but it just hooks on like a hose connection but has a valve inside...
Forum: Boon-docking 10-24-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,209
Posted By twindman
I just had a thought on the fresh water tanks and...

I just had a thought on the fresh water tanks and why most have no problems with them breaking. The black/gray tanks are connected to a solid 3 inch drain and a solid input from the toilet, etc. So...
Forum: Maintenance 10-24-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By twindman
Lynwood, you can also try the top of the bighorns...

Lynwood, you can also try the top of the bighorns in Wy. I think anywhere from 8500-9200.
Forum: On the Road Again 10-24-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By twindman
We went to the Keys several years ago. We stayed...

We went to the Keys several years ago. We stayed at Bluewater Keys Resort in 2011. It was an owner park, but people rent out their sites thru someone staying there full time. I am not sure, but I...
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