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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-26-2018, 06:47 AM
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Posted By JandC
[QUOTE=Montana Man;1106430]I should have...

[QUOTE=Montana Man;1106430]I should have mentioned that they are for the truck.[/QUOTE

Awhile back we had a 38' gas MH. It was like driving an overloaded bread truck down the highway. I did...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-26-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By JandC
When we still had the sticknbrick I wanted a high...

When we still had the sticknbrick I wanted a high quality flag pole that I could use on trips plus have in my front yard at home. We went with the 22' one made by Uncommon USA. It was very simple...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-11-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,292
Posted By JandC
Our history is similar. Uncle Sam allowed me to...

Our history is similar. Uncle Sam allowed me to drive his tactical tractors pulling some pretty big loads in several countries, one of which the folks liked shooting at us.

I have always drove my...
Forum: The Campsite 06-21-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,360
Posted By JandC
Like many others, when we call a CG for...

Like many others, when we call a CG for availability we ask certain questions, including making sure the site has 50amp, water, and sewer. Rarely we have ever talked to a CG that says they only have...
Forum: Member News 06-06-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,254
Posted By JandC
Thank you for your kind words and prayers. ...

Thank you for your kind words and prayers. Surgeon and his team spent almost 7 hours working on Luke and they believe they have corrected his heart issues. Late this afternoon they removed his...
Forum: Member News 06-06-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,254
Posted By JandC
Prayers needed again

Over 3 years ago our grandson Luke began his young life with a fight for life. Over the past 3 years we have watched him grow and develop into a happy social little guy. Many of his expected issues...
Forum: Polls 06-01-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,268
Posted By JandC
We had Norcold frigs in both of our Montana...

We had Norcold frigs in both of our Montana fivers. They worked okay but never were as good as a residential one IMHO.

In our last two RVs we have now had residential frigs. Depending on how big...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-01-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By JandC
Years ago when we purchased our first used...

Years ago when we purchased our first used Montana I got the TST 507 system. I did so based on recommendations from others on this forum.

Over the years I've had nothing but excellent service...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-25-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,247
Posted By JandC
Welcome to the perfect forum for starting your...

Welcome to the perfect forum for starting your full time adventure. I won't get into anything to do with the weight or hitch issue because I don't "have any skin" in that game anymore.

The only...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-17-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By JandC
Depends on the price. I had a 2012 F350 4x4 that...

Depends on the price. I had a 2012 F350 4x4 that was bullet proof. Put just over 40,000 miles on it, most of which was pulling two different Montanas full time.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-16-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,291
Posted By JandC
Much depends on what you actually paid for a new...

Much depends on what you actually paid for a new unit in the first place. Many new RVers may look at a $90,000 MSRP fiver and think they got a bargain when the dealer lets them have it for $79,000. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-12-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By JandC
Another thing you have to consider if you are...

Another thing you have to consider if you are migrating to Florida every winter is recreation. If you want to be off by yourself on a piece of property in Florida it will be difficult to meet folks...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-11-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,183
Posted By JandC
Our previous Montanas and any other RV we have...

Our previous Montanas and any other RV we have had it was always: level first, then deploy slides. Same when breaking camp, retract slides, then retract landing legs/leveling legs and hook up. We...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-11-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By JandC
We have considered purchasing an RV lot in a park...

We have considered purchasing an RV lot in a park also. I think the key is to get one at the "right" price or be prepared to hold on to it. We had some friends that had one in Florida and used it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-11-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,419
Posted By JandC
Almost 50 years ago the U.S. Army spent 8 weeks...

Almost 50 years ago the U.S. Army spent 8 weeks teaching me to drive large trucks. I can tell you it takes practice. If it was me and I was just starting out in a large parking lot I wouldn't worry...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-08-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,103
Posted By JandC
Were the Goodyear G-159 tires intended for use on...

Were the Goodyear G-159 tires intended for use on motorhomes in the first place? Of course they stopped making them almost 15 years ago.
Forum: On the Road Again 04-04-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,373
Posted By JandC
True. But last year it seemed that even October...

True. But last year it seemed that even October was more crowded than normal. We thought that due to Irma, traffic wouldn't pick up around Ft. Myers and the Cape until late December, but it just...
Forum: On the Road Again 04-04-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,373
Posted By JandC
More Traffic In Florida?

Is it just me or has there been a lot more congestion on the roads in Florida the last few years?

We began our slow movement out of our home state yesterday with a short run up to St. Augustine...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-26-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By JandC
The Feds do not have a commercial regulation for...

The Feds do not have a commercial regulation for height like they do for weight for example, you are correct. However, even though they have allowed each state to set their own limit it was not...
Forum: Campgrounds 03-26-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By JandC
Most decent CG's within 20 miles of the beaches...

Most decent CG's within 20 miles of the beaches and south of Sarasota/Orlando will only take a 3 month reservation in high season, not a 2 month stay. Our CG was full this year with 4, 5, and 6...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-26-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,571
Posted By JandC
We have only ever used Scott's RV found at...

We have only ever used Scott's RV found at Walmart. Really not that expensive and have never had an issue. The way I look at it is like the old saying goes "pay me now or pay me later". Friends of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-25-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By JandC
Actually the Feds do set a height limit, but it...

Actually the Feds do set a height limit, but it only applies to commercial traffic and not RVs. However, I certainly want to be as "short" as possible when traveling throughout the states. If you...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-25-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By JandC
That is all well and good if you are talking...

That is all well and good if you are talking about a Class A or C. There are just too many variables involving the TV (tow vehicle) for the factory to provide an accurate height on a fiver. Heck,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-24-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By JandC
First of all, like someone else mentioned you...

First of all, like someone else mentioned you have to measure your height hooked up to tow vehicle. Tire size of tow vehicle, make of tow vehicle, 4x4 or RW drive all make a huge difference.
...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-18-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By JandC
X2 what Dick said. Using just a I-phone for...

X2 what Dick said. Using just a I-phone for navigation, unless you are staying on interstates and US highways only, will soon get you into trouble.

We not only use a RV GPS but I consult my...
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