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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 04:20 PM
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Posted By PNW Fireguy
The furnace and blower are a good load. The added...

The furnace and blower are a good load. The added batteries are probably what you need but then it will expose the need for more solar wattage or having to run your generator more. The fall/winter...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 10:35 AM
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Views: 101
Posted By PNW Fireguy
With loads you note running there is a fair draw...

With loads you note running there is a fair draw on your battery bank. I did not see in your post the battery capacity. I am going to assume that based upon your solar kit the bank is modest in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By PNW Fireguy
No sale equals loss revenue. As the economy slows...

No sale equals loss revenue. As the economy slows down this sentiment based upon higher labor costs will fade as well. It will most likely be offset by the reduction in under or unqualified labor...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You Today, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Eastern arc, western arc Neither allows you to...

Eastern arc, western arc
Neither allows you to get signal through trees. There are Dish satellites in two arcs navigating the earth’s orbit. Depending on your geographical location determines which...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By PNW Fireguy
With out Dish hardware the remotes are paired to...

With out Dish hardware the remotes are paired to the device. I know that one Joey's remote will not change another's channel. I have never had Wally's however I think the vip 211 had the same...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Rich I agree with your sentiments. I don't think...

Rich I agree with your sentiments. I don't think I would mind paying a bit more to get what I expect from a new unit. I am also one of those that will probably be ok with a higher price point to meet...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By PNW Fireguy
New Court Ruling Effecting RV Industry

Just thought I would start the week out with what I think will be a thought provoking post. Just ran across this earlier:


https://www.rvtravel.com/illinois-lemon-rv-ruling-may-be-a-game-changer/
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-19-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By PNW Fireguy
After adding our Freedom Hauler we have...

After adding our Freedom Hauler we have encountered this issue a couple of times now as well. Decided I am going to add an additional ATS and a 120/240 plug in the front of the coach. This will allow...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-16-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,221
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Not in my case. As I said if you need to get the...

Not in my case. As I said if you need to get the full benefit rather than headroom. Just something else to keep in mind.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-15-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,221
Posted By PNW Fireguy
In order to get the full benefit of the 4400lb...

In order to get the full benefit of the 4400lb per tire load capacity you need to have the 4400lb version of the 110psi wheels vs the 3870lb variety.
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 10-14-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Registration sent. Thanks Scott.

Registration sent. Thanks Scott.
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 10-14-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Winner, winner , chicken dinner

Winner, winner , chicken dinner
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-14-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,109
Posted By PNW Fireguy
The inverter is on unless physically turned off...

The inverter is on unless physically turned off and therefore always a parasitic loaf when on. When inverting there is some loss( maybe 2-3%) for the electrical “transformation” efficiency. The...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-13-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 526
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I don't think a ground wire is your issue. More...

I don't think a ground wire is your issue. More probable a loose connection within one of the junction boxes for one of those cord connections. If however your shore power connection is routinely low...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-13-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 526
Posted By PNW Fireguy
By chance is there anything else plugged into the...

By chance is there anything else plugged into the inverter? It should only be powering the dedicated fridge outlet. I believe it’s cord and plug connected.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-13-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 526
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Ok let me back up a bit. Are we talking about...

Ok let me back up a bit. Are we talking about blown fuses or tripped ac breakers?


Adding do you have a EMS like Progressive Industries? What I am getting at is do you have a means of checking...
Forum: Navigation 10-12-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By PNW Fireguy
You just too all the fun out of the trip.:hide:

You just too all the fun out of the trip.:hide:
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-12-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 526
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I am assuming since you specifically noted fuses...

I am assuming since you specifically noted fuses that your issue is on the DC side. Check your wiring tightness, size and connectors for high resistance or poor connections.
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 10-12-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Should have been 16 tuners not 12

Should have been 16 tuners not 12
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 10-12-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I may have to look at adding the EA LNB to our...

I may have to look at adding the EA LNB to our arsenal before we head east again. Could have used it in Goshin. We still got programming using the Travler WA LNB but no HD. Which equates to no...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 10-11-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By PNW Fireguy
If it were me I would get an sk1000.2, a tripod...

If it were me I would get an sk1000.2, a tripod and a used satellite buddy from eBay and go with a Hopper3 and however many Joeys you need. I found a used meter for $50, the sat and tripod for <150.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-10-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By PNW Fireguy
There are some limitations regarding adding hdd’s...

There are some limitations regarding adding hdd’s to the vip. These limitations are covered on the Dish website. Generally if you are expecting to have DVR functionality simply by adding a hdd to a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-09-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I gotta admit this topic is like night of the...

I gotta admit this topic is like night of the living dead. No matter what it just wont die.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-06-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,109
Posted By PNW Fireguy
On SP the inverter passes through the grid power...

On SP the inverter passes through the grid power from your Progressive Dynamics distribution center to the outlet feeding the fridge.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 10-06-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,272
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Damn I love this country! Where else can such a...

Damn I love this country! Where else can such a debate of opinion take place.
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