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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-30-2019, 01:24 PM
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Views: 687
Posted By padredw
The short answer is "NO" Not all RV which have...

The short answer is "NO" Not all RV which have had dogs smell, but I expect some RVs that had had dogs do smell. Only you can detect which category that trailer fits into. No rule can guide you. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-30-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By padredw
I do not think you will need a slider hitch on an...

I do not think you will need a slider hitch on an 8' bed. I have always had Reese hitches until I bought my last pickup which came with a factory installed Curt hitch with puck system. I like it very...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-28-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By padredw
Here is what I use on a 12 year old trailer: ...

Here is what I use on a 12 year old trailer:

MEGUIAR'S M4965 Marine/RV Fiberglass Restoration System

ON AMAZON...
Forum: Navigation 12-27-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By padredw
I'm not sure where "Old Bridge" is located so I...

I'm not sure where "Old Bridge" is located so I don't know from which direction you will be entering Colorado. But ...

You mentioned these places:

Rocky Mt NP
Durango
Telluride
Buena Vista...
Forum: Pet Palace 12-24-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,765
Posted By padredw
E12Cheng: We have been traveling with a...

E12Cheng: We have been traveling with a fifth-wheel for over 20 years, the last 12 with our Lab mix dog, Daisy. We have only been turned away one time in all those years and that was because of size...
Forum: Navigation 11-23-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By padredw
I have traveled (towing fifth-wheel) many times...

I have traveled (towing fifth-wheel) many times from Lafayette to Slidel in Louisiana on I-10/I-12 and have not found it to be so bad.

On the other hand, I have traveled (towing fifth-wheel) many...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-19-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,683
Posted By padredw
I think BB-TX has it. That's what I thought from...

I think BB-TX has it. That's what I thought from first reading.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-16-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By padredw
Hi Marcia and Bill, as you see by my MOC number...

Hi Marcia and Bill, as you see by my MOC number I've been a member here for a good while, although we no longer own a Montana. We stay on here because we have met some really nice friends over the...
Forum: On the Road Again 04-28-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,995
Posted By padredw
I have been twice into Ontario in the past few...

I have been twice into Ontario in the past few years (crossing from Port Huron into Sarnia) and once into Alberta (Saltgrass, Montana). We had only the standard questions and immediate welcome to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-10-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,152
Posted By padredw
The best advice, in my opinion, is NOT to use any...

The best advice, in my opinion, is NOT to use any additional supports for the slide out room. The coach was designed for the slide outs to be used without additional support. That is the positive...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-26-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,796
Posted By padredw
All of these but one and some additional ones....

All of these but one and some additional ones. Probably more I don't remember.

Red Mountain 11018'
Monarch 11312' at least 10 times
Eisenhower 11158' Many times
Molas 10910'
Spring...
Forum: Workamping 02-10-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,525
Posted By padredw
Just a "heads up" to those not familiar with the...

Just a "heads up" to those not familiar with the situation at Colter Bay. There are two separate areas with two different arrangements. The Colter Bay CAMPGROUND is without hookups and (I believe) is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-05-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By padredw
I use this route several times a year towing our...

I use this route several times a year towing our 34' fifth-wheel. There is really no good alternative. I do not consider it a problem.

The only thing I would note is the extremely heavy truck...
Forum: On the Road Again 01-29-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By padredw
This has always been a favorite route of mine,...

This has always been a favorite route of mine, especially 64 picks up that forested area. And the road up from Chama to Pagosa Springs is a beautiful drive. I just want to fully agree with dke1955. ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-15-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,206
Posted By padredw
This is 100% correct. I can tell you by...

This is 100% correct. I can tell you by experience. I added the old brake magnet which cost me $5.00 and spent 15 minutes wiring it in my self. This was on an older Chevrolet Duramax/Allison. On my...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-13-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By padredw
No good reason to go all the way down to I-10....

No good reason to go all the way down to I-10. I'd save the South Louisiana visit for another time. It is worth such a visit. BUT . . .

From Tom Sawyer I can give you a good route that I am...
Forum: Navigation 01-09-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By padredw
Dixie, I agree with every word of your posts on...

Dixie, I agree with every word of your posts on this thread. I still use that old Trailer Life program while planning every longer trip. Of course, I use Google Maps, RV Reviews, and my Garmin GPS,...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 12-28-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By padredw
We have never even noticed the water in the RGV....

We have never even noticed the water in the RGV. It just seems normal. Our favorite place to stay is "Bentsen Palm Village RV Park." There is another park with a very similar name "Bentsen Grove RV...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 12-26-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By padredw
Based on my experience I can only recommend Cedar...

Based on my experience I can only recommend Cedar Hill State Park on Joe Pool Lake. It is about 25 miles from Fair Park and about 40 minute drive (depending on traffic). It would be worth it to me to...
Forum: Who, Where & When? 12-18-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By padredw
Just a quick, brief note. My wife, Shirley, is...

Just a quick, brief note. My wife, Shirley, is from Magnolia. Her family goes back several generations there. Magnolia was my first appointment as a Methodist pastor--that was 66 years ago. We still...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-14-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
Posted By padredw
This has happened twice with me. I sent the first...

This has happened twice with me. I sent the first belt clip back to Otterbox and had to pay something like $5. I decided it was not worth it on the second one which broke in exactly the same place (I...
Forum: Campgrounds 11-28-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By padredw
Tennessee may not be the biggest state but it is...

Tennessee may not be the biggest state but it is WIDE (west to east.)

Nashville/Memphis is the western half of the state. Based on that:

In Memphis I would stay in Arkansas at Tom Sawyer RV...
Forum: Campgrounds 11-21-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By padredw
I second the Kentucky Horse Park, north of the...

I second the Kentucky Horse Park, north of the city, just off I-75. A really nice park and worth a visit.
Forum: On the Road Again 11-17-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By padredw
OK, I will only deal with the "lower 48" route....

OK, I will only deal with the "lower 48" route. Here is the most direct from Gulf Shores: Hattisburg, Jackson, Vicksburg in MS; Little Rock, Fort Smith, Fayetteville in AR; Kansas City; Sioux Falls,...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 11-17-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,794
Posted By padredw
It is "Garden of the Gods" in Colorado Springs. ...

It is "Garden of the Gods" in Colorado Springs.

We like to stay in the Island Park area of Idaho. It is close enough for drive in to Yellowstone. Two places: Henrys Lake State Park and Red Rock RV...
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