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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-17-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,148
Posted By CaptnJohn
Those words are in Forest River owner manuals.....

Those words are in Forest River owner manuals.....
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 10-17-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By CaptnJohn
Until we bought the model with the bonus room it...

Until we bought the model with the bonus room it would have been difficult to impossible to full time. We have discussed it and believe we could. We spend more than half time on the road. We do enjoy...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-17-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By CaptnJohn
Have had them all. Unvented combo are for those...

Have had them all.
Unvented combo are for those with patience plus time and money to waste.
VENTED combo- close to above and bring an iron (remember those?)
Separates ~~ way to go. Bigger loads...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-17-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By CaptnJohn
I like the larger screen and now really...

I like the larger screen and now really considering the side cameras,,,. Will check that one.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-13-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By CaptnJohn
Observation Cameras

Which one do you have? Like it or not? I was looking at Vision S Vehicle Observation System With 4.3" Disp but the 4.3" screen seems small.?
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-08-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,603
Posted By CaptnJohn
Not so fast. No one has said current tires are...

Not so fast. No one has said current tires are bad. Yes, they had many accidents, injuries, and even deaths on the G519 that they kept on selling. When the 1st produced Marathons they were not bad,...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-07-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,603
Posted By CaptnJohn
LR E on a Monty? What is the GVWR? Or even loaded...

LR E on a Monty? What is the GVWR? Or even loaded weight? I run Sailun at 100 psi on 14,000#.
Forum: Member News 10-03-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,326
Posted By CaptnJohn
Michelin on the truck. Sailun on the 5er, LR G...

Michelin on the truck. Sailun on the 5er, LR G 4400# @ 110 psi
Forum: Member News 10-03-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,326
Posted By CaptnJohn
If he is going to change tires he should buy the...

If he is going to change tires he should buy the best ~~ Sailun. :whistling:
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-23-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,165
Posted By CaptnJohn
X 2. B&W Patriot slider is great. Quiet and easy...

X 2. B&W Patriot slider is great. Quiet and easy to operate. Made in the US of US made steel. Would not trade mine for anything after sliders by 2 others.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-23-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,165
Posted By CaptnJohn
We have a 2017 HC 370BR. The one you are looking...

We have a 2017 HC 370BR. The one you are looking at has some changes made in 2018 but basically the same. Only a few minor problems in over 11,000 miles pulled. We are not full time lets but a lot of...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-16-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By CaptnJohn
My wife is a crafter and painter. We went with...

My wife is a crafter and painter. We went with the 2017 HC 370BR. The Bonus Room works great as she does not need to use the dining table and has her storage of stuff there. Works great now as we had...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-26-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,558
Posted By CaptnJohn
140 - 180,,,,

140 - 180,,,,
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-22-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,813
Posted By CaptnJohn
Sailun are a G rated tire, not E and have the...

Sailun are a G rated tire, not E and have the best rep of all.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-20-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,813
Posted By CaptnJohn
Heard some good and some not so good. Research...

Heard some good and some not so good. Research was not close to Sailun. Was not worth the gamble to me.
Forum: Maintenance 08-20-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By CaptnJohn
I like the theory and think it could work nicely....

I like the theory and think it could work nicely. Once I read 'increase payload' I was done. Nothing they can do can increase the payload and the statement is misleading. Some may actually believe it.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-20-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,813
Posted By CaptnJohn
My 5er came new with Rainier tires too. I drove...

My 5er came new with Rainier tires too. I drove 43 miles from the dealer to the tire shop and had Sailun tires installed. The tire shop gave me $30 each for the 5 Rainier tires. Some said they had...
Forum: Maintenance 08-19-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By CaptnJohn
Went to Roadmaster active suspension system...

Went to Roadmaster active suspension system website. They advertise "increase payload",,,, not going to happen.
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-18-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,237
Posted By CaptnJohn
We leave 2 chairs at home.

We leave 2 chairs at home.
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-18-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,237
Posted By CaptnJohn
In my last 3 I found it took about a year or 200...

In my last 3 I found it took about a year or 200 nights to get the little stuff fixed and all mods I wanted done.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-16-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,185
Posted By CaptnJohn
My HC is rated at 15,200 and we never get over...

My HC is rated at 15,200 and we never get over 14,300. I'm running the same tires and same psi.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-15-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,228
Posted By CaptnJohn
My 2017 HC arrived with Valterra cable valves

My 2017 HC arrived with Valterra cable valves
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,620
Posted By CaptnJohn
Have had a dually (one and done) I agree with you...

Have had a dually (one and done) I agree with you 100%. The only reason one is required is if needed for payload. I'd never go over payload above all else.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-12-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By CaptnJohn
That dip should not be a problem. The new trucks...

That dip should not be a problem. The new trucks have the stern high to begin with. As long as #1 the 5er is near level and #2 truck lights are not too high you are fine. Unlikely the truck is...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-10-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By CaptnJohn
My HC arrived with Rainiers. I had the tire shop...

My HC arrived with Rainiers. I had the tire shop order fresh Sailun tires. The 5er was pulled 43 miles from the dealer to the tire shop. Tire shop gave me $30 for each of the nearly new Rainiers.
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