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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By BB_TX
I can't remember anyone ever posting about...

I can't remember anyone ever posting about having, or knowing about anyone having, a 5er stolen from a campground. I use one on mine when in a storage facility. But I think I am the only one there...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-15-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By BB_TX
What valve are you referring to? The pressure...

What valve are you referring to? The pressure relief valve?
If so, I would agree either in bypass or the water heater outlet check valve is stuck.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-14-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By BB_TX
Likely they will reach some out of court...

Likely they will reach some out of court agreement with a non disclosure clause and we will never know the outcome. Unless the claimant is asking for some huge number.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-13-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By BB_TX
While I can somewhat understand the concerns...

While I can somewhat understand the concerns above, we have never shut off power to our house when on trips, sometimes up to 3 weeks. Cool house to return to. And no concern about fridge being able...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-12-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By BB_TX
I don’t know the floorplan of that model. On mine...

I don’t know the floorplan of that model. On mine I can remove a panel in the basement and see the underside of the floor under the shower. There are 4 water lines going up into the back wall of the...
Forum: Polls 07-12-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 21,975
Posted By BB_TX
The vented uses warm air to dry the clothes just...

The vented uses warm air to dry the clothes just as a home dryer does. A non vented model heats the clothes causing the water in the cloths to evaporate. At the same time it flows in cold water to...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-12-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 153
Posted By BB_TX
The microwave is on a circuit breaker, not a...

The microwave is on a circuit breaker, not a fuse. And tripped circuit breakers are not always obvious just by looking. They do not flip over to the OFF side when tripped. They just move slightly off...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-12-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By BB_TX
Electrical is one of the most confusing issues...

Electrical is one of the most confusing issues for many people. And no question about it should be considered "dumb".
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-11-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By BB_TX
Assuming you have a Suburban water heater. There...

Assuming you have a Suburban water heater. There have been a number of posts about that little black rocker switch going bad.

FYI. There is an electrical heating element that heats the water. And...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-09-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By BB_TX
Here is what one of those cheap little "auto...

Here is what one of those cheap little "auto reset circuit breakers" looks like after it has tripped a few times.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-09-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By BB_TX
I would find an RV repair shop (not a dealer)...

I would find an RV repair shop (not a dealer) skilled in fiberglass repairs. I did major damage to my rear cap last year. Found a RV repair shop by searching the web with very good reviews. Rear cap...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-08-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By BB_TX
A local hardware store will likely have them...

A local hardware store will likely have them also.
As far as the 751 key, I wouldn’t worry either way. Someone broke into mine in the storage facility several years ago. They didn’t bother with a...
Forum: Insurance 07-06-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By BB_TX
I did the same. Initially local dealer wanted...

I did the same. Initially local dealer wanted something like a $1,000 more for it. When I showed them the on line quote they dropped to about $100 over the quote. Went ahead and bought from my dealer...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-06-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,317
Posted By BB_TX
Same here. Been there, done that. I lost a tire...

Same here. Been there, done that. I lost a tire on a 16' utility trailer towing a tractor by doing just that. Shoulders appeared wide and clear, until a couple of cars started passing. That is when I...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-06-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By BB_TX
I am guessing you do not have a TPMS. If the tire...

I am guessing you do not have a TPMS. If the tire was destroyed due to running on a low tire, a TPMS could have saved you a lot of trouble. Maybe driving to a tire store before it went completely...
Forum: Navigation 07-03-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By BB_TX
US 160, southern Colorado, fires

Anyone heading across southern Colorado be aware that US 160 between Walsenberg and Ft Garland is closed due to a massive fire that has burned across La Veta Pass and only 5% contained. So it may be...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-03-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By BB_TX
Breakers sometimes start getting weak. The...

Breakers sometimes start getting weak. The breaker for our rear A/C starting tripping occasionally several years ago for no obvious reason. Replaced it and it never tripped again.

Also, as Mike...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-03-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,317
Posted By BB_TX
I tow the posted limit up to 70. Tows so easily...

I tow the posted limit up to 70. Tows so easily at 70 just can’t seem to back off to 65.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-02-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,369
Posted By BB_TX
You could let 5 people drive the same truck on...

You could let 5 people drive the same truck on the same highway under the same weather conditions and get 5 different results, likely varying as much as 3 mpg from high to low. I know mine can vary 2...
Forum: Maintenance 07-02-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By BB_TX
I have a 2007 3075RL. There is one switch inside...

I have a 2007 3075RL. There is one switch inside that operates the water heater on propane. To operate it on electric I have to remove the outside grill on the water heater and turn on the small...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-01-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By BB_TX
Many of us have replaced those 50 amp auto reset...

Many of us have replaced those 50 amp auto reset circuit breakers with 80 amp ones (or in my case two 40’s wired in parallel). Keystone endorsed the mod.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-30-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,657
Posted By BB_TX
We have only been in one RV park where we...

We have only been in one RV park where we actually NEEDED an extension cord. Several where an xtra 4-5 feet would have been nice. But was able to move forward enough to manage. But that one I could...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 06-30-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By BB_TX
Go down below the message box to the Additional...

Go down below the message box to the Additional Options. There you will find Manage Attachments. Click it and select your pictures and load them.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-30-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By BB_TX
And while you are in there (with power off) check...

And while you are in there (with power off) check tightness of all screws on all hots, neutrals, grounds, 12 v positives, and 12 v grounds. Several of mine were only marginally tight. Loose...
Forum: The Campsite 06-30-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,052
Posted By BB_TX
Bob - I fully agree with you. It is just that...

Bob - I fully agree with you. It is just that many of us (and I am betting you also) with inquiring minds really like to know the whys and what-fors of things we don’t fully understand.
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