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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-09-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By TAKPAK
On a further note about this problem, I followed...

On a further note about this problem, I followed several forums on the different trucks back then to see if there were other problems out there. Turned out it was a BIG problem, but mostly with...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-09-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By TAKPAK
Trailer wiring fault

Literally, our "fix" was a new trailer. Actually that happened to us as well. The first year the trailer brakes were fine. Into the second year, it started acting up, until it got so bad it was...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-29-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,828
Posted By TAKPAK
New rig

Just FYI, when we bought our 3810 last year, there was another one on the lot that had a cracked front window. I was told it had been damaged "in transit" across the country, rock or something. I...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-15-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,671
Posted By TAKPAK
They made a lot of changes in later years on the...

They made a lot of changes in later years on the trucks. We had a 2008 GMC 3500, with 9900 pounds GVWR. Towed our 3400 with no problem, and under the weight limit. Then we got the 3725. Tongue...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-15-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,671
Posted By TAKPAK
Yes, you have liability insurance to protect from...

Yes, you have liability insurance to protect from some things. However, if your insurance company and the "legal beagles" find out that you were running overloaded, then your insurance is going to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-15-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,671
Posted By TAKPAK
Hi Bob Bo. We also have the 3810MS, a 2017...

Hi Bob Bo. We also have the 3810MS, a 2017 model, and really like it. We've done several mods, so feel free to ask what we did, and what experience we've had. This is our second season with it. ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-17-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,134
Posted By TAKPAK
Indeed, welcome to the forum, from us "western...

Indeed, welcome to the forum, from us "western Oregon" folks. We have a 2017 3810, which is just like yours, without the residential refer. We love it. Have already made a few changes and mods, so...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-14-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,495
Posted By TAKPAK
We also have the MorRyde stairs. We installed...

We also have the MorRyde stairs. We installed the screen door grab bar, just make sure it clears the stairs when stored. There was actually lots of room. Side note, we also bought the additional...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-18-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,042
Posted By TAKPAK
As mentioned, check faucet screen. Does yours...

As mentioned, check faucet screen. Does yours have the "pull out" spray head? On ours, I couldn't get any flow either. Took apart the faucet control valve and found nothing. Turned out that the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 03-29-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,042
Posted By TAKPAK
We volunteer at a place that has water hookup,...

We volunteer at a place that has water hookup, but has old undersized piping. Sometimes the water flow almost stops, when a lot of people are using it. If it is the campground's plumbing, a trick I...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 03-20-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,593
Posted By TAKPAK
Thanks. Supposedly, the Fury still uses the same...

Thanks. Supposedly, the Fury still uses the same amount of water (2.5 gpm) as the Body Spa, but hopefully others will chime in if they've gotten the Fury as well.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 03-19-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,593
Posted By TAKPAK
Thumbs down Shower head

Has anyone bought and used the new Oxygenics "Fury" RV shower head that I've seen advertised? Wondering how different or better it is than the original Oxygenics "body spa" head?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-18-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,471
Posted By TAKPAK
If you've just got done working on something, the...

If you've just got done working on something, the "SOB" might mean the "other" thing! But, some other brand is usually it. For those who are interested, we've just spent our first week in our new...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-18-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,792
Posted By TAKPAK
Exclamation PDI

Well, we're back from the first shakedown cruise. Found a few things that need repair. As to your PDI, look for obvious things such as scratches, dings, gouges, etc. Look for misaligned cupboards,...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 03-18-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,300
Posted By TAKPAK
Parklane mattresses company. They have an RV...

Parklane mattresses company. They have an RV mattress division, that you order online from. Bought ours from them, and it is more comfortable than our home Temperpedic one. Our "king" is 70 inches...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-12-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,112
Posted By TAKPAK
We are now on our 5th RV, 4 of them 5th wheels. ...

We are now on our 5th RV, 4 of them 5th wheels. We've NEVER had any problems with the RV refers, even up to outside temps of over 100 degrees. The newest one, in our 3810 is a Norcold, as was the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-12-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,792
Posted By TAKPAK
Hi Zak. We shall let you know what happens. We...

Hi Zak. We shall let you know what happens. We are loading up and preparing to leave for the "shake down" cruise for the new unit. Have already had it plugged in and testing everything for the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,215
Posted By TAKPAK
Question 15 amps?

If you remember the TV show "Green Acres" and remember the electric setup that Oliver and Lisa had in the house, think of it that way. Plug one item in, unplug another. You will be very limited in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-12-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,792
Posted By TAKPAK
Red face Update on new 3810

Well, we're moved in (for the most part) to the new 3810. So, I thought I'd give an update. First, we love it. We really like being able to see out the "front" in the window. And this unit has...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-24-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,792
Posted By TAKPAK
:(I stand corrected. On closer inspection (put...

:(I stand corrected. On closer inspection (put on reading glasses) the stove top and oven ARE Furrion. The microwave is not, it is High Point brand.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-23-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,552
Posted By TAKPAK
You basically have the same truck we have,...

You basically have the same truck we have, although ours is a 2015. Single rear or dually? We have single rears. Ours is loaded to the max as well. All the bells and whistles. LOVE the exhaust...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-23-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,202
Posted By TAKPAK
Well, in response to a few of these questions,...

Well, in response to a few of these questions, now that we are the proud owners of a 3810, we'll list a couple of reasons whey WE like it. First, to answer the question of the big window in the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-22-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,571
Posted By TAKPAK
By ceiling fan, you must mean the powered vents,...

By ceiling fan, you must mean the powered vents, not the actual "fan" that is in the living area? Yes, agree that the new flush windows aren't quite as nice for opening/air as the old style. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-22-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,792
Posted By TAKPAK
We'll be picking up the new unit in a week, after...

We'll be picking up the new unit in a week, after the dealer gets through with prep. A few things we are doing....swapping out the mattress with ours. We recently bought a memory foam one for the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-20-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,183
Posted By TAKPAK
About the only thing I know of is the return...

About the only thing I know of is the return ductwork. Check to make sure it isn't constricted or collapsed. It's just thin sheet metal. I opened ours up and inserted a 1 inch diameter tube in the...
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