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Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 07-07-2019, 03:19 PM
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Views: 2,329
Posted By masterdrago
I've used bags most of my refrigerator serviceman...

I've used bags most of my refrigerator serviceman career. Most bags today have numerous pockets and my most recent bag, given as a gift ~10 years ago still works well. Easier to describe with pix how...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 07-07-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,329
Posted By masterdrago
This is a great thread. I have, from day one...

This is a great thread. I have, from day one tried to carry the full kitchen sink. Every time I think of a tool I do not carry or see a mention of one, I add it to the boxes. Like the soldering iron....
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-07-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By masterdrago
So it appears after attempting to tighten, the...

So it appears after attempting to tighten, the top of the cylinder still leaks. It's really small but after extended sitting in the covered space (8 months), the front leveling legs had dropped the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-23-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 815
Posted By masterdrago
Gotta toss my setup in. The 5r has the Lippert...

Gotta toss my setup in. The 5r has the Lippert Trailair Roto-Flex riding on a B&W Companion mounted full forward and lowest setting. I'm new to pulling a 17k# 5r but cannot imagine things being any...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 06-19-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By masterdrago
I mounted mine above the inverter cutoff switch...

I mounted mine above the inverter cutoff switch and wired to the battery through a easily reach switch in the street side LP compartment. No need for it to be powered all the time....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-19-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,233
Posted By masterdrago
Good point. It's the switch in the lower left of...

Good point. It's the switch in the lower left of this image.
https://i.imgur.com/tG2e6Zq.jpg
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-18-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,233
Posted By masterdrago
Ours does have some lights but the fan is so...

Ours does have some lights but the fan is so quiet that I cannot hear it run. I suppose it can be checked at the output with a volt meter.
https://i.imgur.com/7Tc2D1v.jpg
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-28-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,375
Posted By masterdrago
Our dealer sells more 3791 than anything else on...

Our dealer sells more 3791 than anything else on the lot. They show 6 Montana 5rs on the front row all the time. We never drive by that a space or 2 is empty for a day. 3791 they told me is #1.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 04-28-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,746
Posted By masterdrago
I like what you've done with your gen space. When...

I like what you've done with your gen space. When we got ours in Oct. 2017, I added good carpet and use the space for DEF, extra LP sits in a plastic milk crate, small grill, & fire starter stuff....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-10-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,306
Posted By masterdrago
Ditto on ours doing it after the 5r is hooked up....

Ditto on ours doing it after the 5r is hooked up. No input from me.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 04-03-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,479
Posted By masterdrago
Heck, I can't even get my dully to miss right...

Heck, I can't even get my dully to miss right hand curbs....
Forum: Repairs & Service 04-03-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By masterdrago
Just dug around in my coffee can. Found the same...

Just dug around in my coffee can. Found the same fix cruzerdoc is doing - nylon lock nuts. Mine were loose also. 30 minute job...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 04-03-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,479
Posted By masterdrago
Nah.... Photoshop! Sometimes we just are in awe...

Nah.... Photoshop! Sometimes we just are in awe of what some folks can do. Amazing. I'm with BB_TX and that little trick would have cost me big $$$. If you believe that, then you'll believe someone...
Forum: Maintenance 04-03-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,662
Posted By masterdrago
If the residential frig is out of level too much...

If the residential frig is out of level too much it might cause issues when the icemaker mold fills with water after a harvest/dump cycle. If it's out of level by a large amount, it can cause noise...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 04-01-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By masterdrago
That's pretty slick way to do it. I like the...

That's pretty slick way to do it. I like the slide out idea. I have to bend over and search for my tools ;=] I laid a good grade of indoor/outdoor carpet in the basement. Set the 2 drawer against the...
Forum: Maintenance 04-01-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By masterdrago
Seriously! Dirty working on the guts under a 5r?...

Seriously! Dirty working on the guts under a 5r? Nah...
Forum: Maintenance 04-01-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By masterdrago
That is good information to see. I'm wondering...

That is good information to see. I'm wondering what year model that vid is from and if newer brakes are connected more reliably. I suspect that the only way one would know if the magnet activation...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-31-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By masterdrago
Ditto on getting from the manufacturers web...

Ditto on getting from the manufacturers web pages. I also gotten many from the links here on the MOC. Great people here. My cloth "manual/papers" bag I got from our dealer when doing the PDI is now...
Forum: Maintenance 03-31-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,662
Posted By masterdrago
Thanks Bob. I just had no idea how to use the...

Thanks Bob. I just had no idea how to use the level-up to manually raise the 5r. So in manual, pushing the rear button raises the whole rig on the 4 rear jacks?? Process (button sequence) was not in...
Forum: Maintenance 03-30-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,662
Posted By masterdrago
Lifting for Mainenance

I'm getting ready to do inspection, cleaning, etc of the wheels, brakes, bearings and such. I see a lot of different methods to jack up the 5r. Lippert says not to use axles. Clearly if I were only...
Forum: Maintenance 03-30-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By masterdrago
One of my wheels had the brake wire hanging so...

One of my wheels had the brake wire hanging so low that it was rubbing on the inside of wheel. If I had not caught it during a creeper trip inspection under the 5r, it would have eventually rubbed...
Forum: Maintenance 03-30-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By masterdrago
No asbestos today but.... inhalation of that...

No asbestos today but.... inhalation of that stuff 50 years ago can and does cause Mesothelioma today. I know because my friend who worked cleaning tanks lined with it for only two days about 40...
Forum: Repairs & Service 03-30-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By masterdrago
Recall 19V-129 Cargo Tray

Just got this recall today. My thinking is find out more b4 hauling it to the dealer. A better stop bolt replacement might be fetched from the local hardware store in a more timely manner. Comments?
Forum: Repairs & Service 03-29-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By masterdrago
LCI said to simply tighten. On the top of the...

LCI said to simply tighten. On the top of the cylinder are 4 bolt heads. I'm assuming the switch is just an o-ring. I'm fuzzy on tightening the switch, but the bolts , okay but what torque? Sorry, I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-24-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By masterdrago
If the freezer door seems to be sticking on the...

If the freezer door seems to be sticking on the tracks and not coming open all the way, a simple way to get it to open fully AND realign the tracks at the same time is to grab both sides of the...
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