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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Today, 06:10 PM
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Posted By BB_TX
I need to go check the horns on both our...

I need to go check the horns on both our vehicles. Canít remember the last time I used either. :blush:
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By BB_TX
Great to hear. Sometimes you just get lucky. I...

Great to hear. Sometimes you just get lucky. I had a similar experience when I caught my left right corner on a steel column and almost completely ripped off my rear cap. Found what turned out to be...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,113
Posted By BB_TX
I don't know what the water will do if the anti...

I don't know what the water will do if the anti siphon valve is still installed. But removing it will allow water to remain in the flush line. The pic below is mine some time after winterizing and...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-19-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 191
Posted By BB_TX
I really can’t see any trailer actually having an...

I really can’t see any trailer actually having an R rating. That site has a complete list of speed codes. But some trailer tire sites only show three codes and none near R.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-19-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 191
Posted By BB_TX
Click and scroll down page for chart. Although an...

Click and scroll down page for chart. Although an R hardly seems appropriate for an ST tire.
...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-19-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,035
Posted By BB_TX
My Reese hitch wrap around jaw has three levels...

My Reese hitch wrap around jaw has three levels on the inner surface of the jaw. At the top the diameter of the jaw is large enough to circle the largest upper part of the pin. The next level is...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 10-19-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,113
Posted By BB_TX
I also agree that the likelihood of getting black...

I also agree that the likelihood of getting black water back into the public water supply is very remote at best. BUT. If there is a way, someone will do it. And it is possible under very specific...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-19-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,035
Posted By BB_TX
I also do my pull test before I ever remove the...

I also do my pull test before I ever remove the chocks and with the jacks still down so no danger of a fall.

And looking at my Reese with the wrap around jaw, I don't see any way for the pin to be...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-18-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By BB_TX
My last comment. I donít think any SRW owner...

My last comment.
I donít think any SRW owner ever said their SRW was a better tow truck than a DRW. If I am wrong please point me to that post. I donít think any SRW owner ever said their SRW was...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-17-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By BB_TX
I just donít understand it. There are many of us...

I just donít understand it. There are many of us towing with SRWs that have ratings adequate for the trailers we are towing. We have towed with them for years and tens of thousands of miles. We know...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-17-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,035
Posted By BB_TX
That’s why I always position the pin box plate...

That’s why I always position the pin box plate about an inch lower than the top of the hitch plate. That way the pin box has to ride up the hitch slightly making it virtually impossible to high hitch.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-17-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,035
Posted By BB_TX
Never heard of that before unless it was "high...

Never heard of that before unless it was "high hitched". Which model Reese hitch is it? Clam shell type latch or the wrap around jaw type?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-16-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By BB_TX
:popcorn::popcorn::popcorn: Loving it. :thumbsup:...

:popcorn::popcorn::popcorn: Loving it. :thumbsup: :rofl:
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-16-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By BB_TX
One of those inconvenient conveniences. But you...

One of those inconvenient conveniences. But you can go back and edit your post even after you have clicked submit. At least within some defined time frame that I donít remember how long it is.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-16-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By BB_TX
You should be able to remove 4 screws from the...

You should be able to remove 4 screws from the connector and pull the connector out.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-16-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By BB_TX
The connector on the back of the trailer where...

The connector on the back of the trailer where you connect the power cord. Several posts lately about loose wires there and burned connectors. Look for discoloration on that connector.

If nothing...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-16-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,312
Posted By BB_TX
I fully understand the annoyance at certain...

I fully understand the annoyance at certain drivers. But blowing a horn will do nothing to change them. And does it really make you feel better? Of just fume more? For every one you blow the horn at...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-16-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,312
Posted By BB_TX
A loud blaring horn is more likely to have the...

A loud blaring horn is more likely to have the opposite of the desired affect, startling the driver and causing him/her to let off the throttle and hit the brake rather than to speed up. Making the...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 10-15-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By BB_TX
We have stayed at Ft Amarillo RV park a number of...

We have stayed at Ft Amarillo RV park a number of times over the years as a stopover on the way to Colorado. Happy with it except the large gift shop typically cost me more than the site itself....
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 10-15-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,272
Posted By BB_TX
I think most forums do it. RV.net does the same...

I think most forums do it. RV.net does the same although with fewer titles. When I still owned some pasture land I frequented a tractor forum that also had titles based on number of postings.
Rarely...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-14-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By BB_TX
Torque values should be reduced by 25% on...

Torque values should be reduced by 25% on lubricated fasteners vs dry. I think anti seize would qualify as “lubricated”.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-14-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By BB_TX
When you remove the fuse panel cover use your...

When you remove the fuse panel cover use your voltmeter to verify you have voltage at the fuse. You would not expect a fuse panel to have a bad circuit. But never rule anything out without making...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-13-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,301
Posted By BB_TX
We live near two major highways, one east/west...

We live near two major highways, one east/west and one north/south, and both carry a lot of RVs of all types. And from casual observation I would say more than half the longest 5ers including the...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 10-13-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,113
Posted By BB_TX
When winterizing and you run the outside shower...

When winterizing and you run the outside shower until you see pink stuff come out the shower hose, just connect the shower hose to the flush connection and run antifreeze thru that line.

The anti...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-12-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,301
Posted By BB_TX
Lot of difference between pin weight of a 5er and...

Lot of difference between pin weight of a 5er and pin weight of a gooseneck construction or implement trailer. The 5er carries a lot of weight over the elevated front section and some of that nearly...
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