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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-13-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,604
Posted By Beau2010
We have owned all brands last 45 years except...

We have owned all brands last 45 years except Ford and Nissan so have no opinion there. No more GMs and Toyotas are not enough truck for my use. IHC pickups are not made anymore. Have had good and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-13-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By Beau2010
Joe: I would put that "tech" in the same class...

Joe: I would put that "tech" in the same class as the salesman at the RV dealership who says your Toyota 1/4 ton can pull the 40 foot fiver you like.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-10-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 697
Posted By Beau2010
We always level first like most others. When we...

We always level first like most others. When we are in a spot long term, I have occasionally re-leveled after several months. Only happens rarely; when a door won't stay open or shut or etc,...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By Beau2010
We put up a trail camera in the back yard to keep...

We put up a trail camera in the back yard to keep an eye on a trespassing neighbor. The neighbor problem soon resolved but we keep the camera up to watch the wildlife; deer, javalina, coyote, coon,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-06-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By Beau2010
Since Goodyear treated the claims against it for...

Since Goodyear treated the claims against it for tire failure pretty much like the tobacco companies treated smokers for years, I will never own anything with the name Goodyear on it. Any company...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-29-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Beau2010
I wish you luck with the 770. Tried both the 660...

I wish you luck with the 770. Tried both the 660 and the 770 sometime back and neither worked in RV mode. It may have been the fault of Garmin's maps in the area where I was trying them out but did...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-28-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By Beau2010
We had a similar experience trying to buy our rig...

We had a similar experience trying to buy our rig in AZ, CA and CO. Altho this was 5 years ago, we found dealers that knew very little about their product, dealers that told us we did not know what...
Forum: Insurance 03-28-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Beau2010
We opted for the extended warranty and used it...

We opted for the extended warranty and used it one time only; they paid around $1500 to replace two leaking leveling jacks. Since this was about 1/2 of what the coverage cost for the first five...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-27-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By Beau2010
Long bed, dually, diesel, auto transmission with...

Long bed, dually, diesel, auto transmission with tow-haul, 4 doors, exhaust brake, auto level. Current TV is a CTD 3500 but a Ford or Chevy version would also work.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-22-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,123
Posted By Beau2010
We pull a 3100RL, first with a 2500 CTD and now a...

We pull a 3100RL, first with a 2500 CTD and now a 3500 dually CTD. We never had a white knuckle minute with the old truck but the new one is so much more stable and of course, more powerful; would...
Forum: Polls 03-14-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,985
Posted By Beau2010
Bought new in 2013 and have spent roughly 5-6...

Bought new in 2013 and have spent roughly 5-6 months of the year in it since. Have been over most of the US except for the Pacific NW. It works fine for us and our two big dogs. Only thing would...
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 03-14-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By Beau2010
We did not buy local or from CW, but our...

We did not buy local or from CW, but our experience at CWs from Charleston SC to Tucson AZ and several places in between has been positive. None of our problems have been major but warranty work has...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-09-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Beau2010
We have Encompass and I had the pleasure of using...

We have Encompass and I had the pleasure of using it last year after snagging a cut-off limb in a tight campground. Reported it to the company at the time and 4-6 months later when we got home, had...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-06-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,526
Posted By Beau2010
We also have the Curt 24K with the Mopar emblem. ...

We also have the Curt 24K with the Mopar emblem. It is so much better than the two Reese hitches we had previously. First Reese had bad welds that gave way while towing and caused lots of damage to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-06-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By Beau2010
We tow the same rig as the original poster. ...

We tow the same rig as the original poster. First few years with a '01 2500 2X4 and last two with a '16 3500 2X4. The newer truck is certainly taller than the old one; I now carry a stool so I can...
Forum: Navigation 02-28-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,122
Posted By Beau2010
I had bad experiences with two Garmin products...

I had bad experiences with two Garmin products several years ago. The 660 and the 770 were both horrible in RV mode. I took both of them out at separate times in my home area to see how they...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-28-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,123
Posted By Beau2010
Our '16 3500 has the auto level system. When I...

Our '16 3500 has the auto level system. When I first hook up the fiver, (3100 RL) I touch the auto level button and the truck lowers itself an inch or two to get everything level. I would not think...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By Beau2010
The Full Faith and Credit clause in the US...

The Full Faith and Credit clause in the US Constitution requires that the States give each other's laws "full faith and credit". That means that if you are legal in your home state, you are legal...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-26-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,686
Posted By Beau2010
Knowing our 2500 was overloaded even tho it...

Knowing our 2500 was overloaded even tho it handled the fiver just fine, when we traded, we opted for the 3500 DRW simply because it would not be overloaded and because we are both getting older with...
Forum: Maintenance 01-26-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,527
Posted By Beau2010
We have been putting 10-12000 miles a year on the...

We have been putting 10-12000 miles a year on the fiver and I have our local shop pull the wheels to check the bearings and brakes every year. So far, they have repacked the bearings about every...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-26-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By Beau2010
We also received the notice but have already...

We also received the notice but have already replaced the Kidde with a First Alert. I think one of the dogs chewed the nozzle off the Kidde when she was a pup.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-25-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,092
Posted By Beau2010
You say you have "pimped out" this truck. In my...

You say you have "pimped out" this truck. In my experience with folks putting all kinds of lights, etc on their Goldwings, I would guess that one or more of those add-ons is the problem. My '16 CTD...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-09-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,172
Posted By Beau2010
It may be because we pull w/ one but we seem to...

It may be because we pull w/ one but we seem to see way more CTD towing than anything else. In campgrounds from Seal Beach in CA to Goose Creek in SC.
Forum: Navigation 12-27-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,183
Posted By Beau2010
As previously noted, Arizona in the past had...

As previously noted, Arizona in the past had speed and red light cameras. In this state, all vehicles have plates only on the rear. Therefore a photo of the front of the car may show the driver's...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-21-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,592
Posted By Beau2010
TST 507. Just have to remove them when not...

TST 507. Just have to remove them when not traveling to preserve battery life. Ours works great.
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