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Forum: Maintenance 07-02-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,095
Posted By Ed Benson
I have had some success by replacing my OEM pump...

I have had some success by replacing my OEM pump with the Sure-Flo VSR variable speed pump, and using the foam pipe insulation where I could reach. The pump speed moderates to flow requirements and...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 03-04-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Ed Benson
Spending more and more time in our Mountaineer -...

Spending more and more time in our Mountaineer - the 10 gal Suburban supplies us well on electric - hit the propane to supplement during showers - never run out of hot under normal use.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-06-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By Ed Benson
Welcome to the forum - happy trails!

Welcome to the forum - happy trails!
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-17-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Ed Benson
No - the coach was parked on the side of the...

No - the coach was parked on the side of the garage in the driveway and we were watching the storm from the covered patio - pretty severe stuff. Actually killed a covy of baby quail trying to reach...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-16-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Ed Benson
Awning Fabric / Flairs

Well, just got my '04 305FKS back from our local Monty dealer. A savage hail storm in September here in S.W. Idaho shredded our awning fabric and shattered one of the fender flairs. New awning fabric...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-26-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,651
Posted By Ed Benson
We pulled our factory units and replaced the...

We pulled our factory units and replaced the couch with a LazyBoy dual reclining wall a way sofa - matching single wall a way recliner on the other side of the room. The comfort level went thru the...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 07-23-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,001
Posted By Ed Benson
I second the Wave 6 cat heater - very economical...

I second the Wave 6 cat heater - very economical to run and OH so Toasty! Wall hugging and dependable - recommended!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-31-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By Ed Benson
As my 305FKS decals are fading / peeling also, I...

As my 305FKS decals are fading / peeling also, I have been considering options too. Contacted Keystone's recommended replacement decal provider, am having a tough time justifying the cost for...
Forum: Maintenance 03-15-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Ed Benson
I contacted Burlington Graphics -...

I contacted Burlington Graphics - burlingtongraphics.com - for replacement graphics for my '04 Mounaineer. They did respond with quotes for full and partial sets with pictures of the artwork for...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 11-14-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By Ed Benson
Hi folks, I moved stick homes this summer and had...

Hi folks, I moved stick homes this summer and had space for RV parking alongside the new garage. Aftr widening the driveway approach pad 14'x 60'with conventional concrete - I was out of $'s!
...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-02-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ed Benson
Hi Folks - after monitoring this thread for a...

Hi Folks - after monitoring this thread for a while - I last evening finally made the inquiry to Robyn (haker@keystonerv.com - 866-425-4369) at Keystone for replacement decals for my '04 Mountaineer...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-01-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Ed Benson
We were out in some colder climate this last week...

We were out in some colder climate this last week in our Mountaineer TT. We carry a couple of the small ceramic 1500W 3 heat level heaters that work very well. I have learned that an extra cord...
Forum: Maintenance 05-15-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Ed Benson
Wow! It sure is good to read that more and more...

Wow! It sure is good to read that more and more folks are keeping the rolling stock longer - cost to upgrade is a killer - and taking care of the "owned property" has it's advantages.

We feel...
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 01-22-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Ed Benson
Thanks for the picture folks - we are following...

Thanks for the picture folks - we are following the activities from the snowy north here in Idaho - with no small amount of envy I might add. The Mountaineer sits in the driveway with a foot of snow...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 01-22-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,055
Posted By Ed Benson
I have mixed feelings about Wal-Mart - They are a...

I have mixed feelings about Wal-Mart - They are a low cost leader and very handy to find most things in one location. We have used their lot on one occasion, just because it was on our "bucket list"...
Forum: Campgrounds 12-10-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By Ed Benson
Sorry for the late response - don't spend near...

Sorry for the late response - don't spend near enought time on the site.
This last June, we spent 2 weeks in the Western So. Dakota / Eastern Wyoming areas.

We chose to stay in Spearfish, S.D....
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 12-10-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By Ed Benson
I think it is only common sense and good manners...

I think it is only common sense and good manners to return that cart to the corral.

A couple years ago - we sustained $1100 damage to the TV when a wind blown cart traveled the whole length of a...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-29-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Ed Benson
John & Cindy, Thank you so much for the link...

John & Cindy,

Thank you so much for the link and the story behind the song.

With all the comercialization and hijacking of the Christmas season for political correctness - it is truely grand to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By Ed Benson
I have MAXXAIRs over both my Fantastics - as well...

I have MAXXAIRs over both my Fantastics - as well as the bath vent. We like to also use the pull in / push out circulation scheme for great "sleeping" air movement.

We get a lot of wind here and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Ed Benson
I just replaced a set of Maxxis 8008ST's in size...

I just replaced a set of Maxxis 8008ST's in size ST235-70R15 D on my 2004 Mountaineer TT. I never had a problem with them - just pulled them because they hit the 7 year mark in age - always kept...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-12-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By Ed Benson
I just came off the roof tonight - checking for...

I just came off the roof tonight - checking for wear / tear. Those tree limbs cause all kinds of havoc with just a little brush by. We were on the Salmon river last week, and when leaving camp,...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-31-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Ed Benson
I also carry a Fluke DVM, along with a Fluke...

I also carry a Fluke DVM, along with a Fluke clamp on ammeter and also I find handy my dual channel Fluke digital temp meter, for spot checks of fridge / freezer.

Troubleshooting many electrical...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-31-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Ed Benson
We first used a high quality "egg carton" foam...

We first used a high quality "egg carton" foam topper - purchased from a local upholstery shop - deep pockets and high quality closed cell dense foam.

However, soon as memory foam hit the market,...
Forum: Navigation 07-26-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Ed Benson
Hi Folks, We drove hiway 212 "The Warrior...

Hi Folks,

We drove hiway 212 "The Warrior Trail" from Crow Agency, MT to Belle Fourch, SD in June.

The drive was typical 2 lane - good surface, with a couple of holdups for road work. They...
Forum: Maintenance 07-24-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By Ed Benson
Gene, I have used the Toyo Open Country...

Gene,

I have used the Toyo Open Country A/T's and H/T's on my TV's for years now. My rigs have all been 3/4T.'s and the load range E's worked out just fine.

I guess because here in the West,...
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