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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Today, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By mtlakejim
Previous truck was a short bed with manual...

Previous truck was a short bed with manual slider hitch. Dented both sides of the cab and broke out the rear window on second tap. Yeah it happens. It was my fault I suppose because I was in a hurry...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-18-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By mtlakejim
Good grief, it isn't about what you drive! It's...

Good grief, it isn't about what you drive! It's about RECOMMENDATIONS to a NEWBEE!


Telling someone with no towing experience that they will be fine in something that is just barely meeting the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-17-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By mtlakejim
Zero trouble with the automatic car wash or...

Zero trouble with the automatic car wash or pulling up to a drive thru window. But then I didn't buy the 1 ton Dually to pink foot around town! I bought it for ONE REASON ONLY-----TO TOW! We have a...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-13-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 95
Posted By mtlakejim
Welcome form a fellow Permian Oilfield Hand.

Welcome form a fellow Permian Oilfield Hand.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-13-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By mtlakejim
Thanks for the comments. Soliciting advice from...

Thanks for the comments. Soliciting advice from folks I trust is part of our research on this subject. It is an expensive decision. We are basically down to three scenerios:


Keep our current...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-13-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By mtlakejim
Our Montana is parked at SKP "The Ranch" between...

Our Montana is parked at SKP "The Ranch" between Carlsbad and Artesia. I office in Carlsbad but work the entire Delaware Basin. Not in the field much but have been thru Kermit and Jal several times.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-11-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,107
Posted By mtlakejim
We really do wear this subject out! I...

We really do wear this subject out!


I will always err on the side of safety and NO ONE on here should argue that with that!!


Having owned and towed with both SRW and DRW I still say that...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 10-11-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By mtlakejim
We are fairly happy with ours and constantly...

We are fairly happy with ours and constantly upgrading it BUT we are as always looking toward the next one! Its sort of a hobby of ours to look at the new floor plans LOL......


Having gone full...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 10-06-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,272
Posted By mtlakejim
I'll go one step even further and say that it is...

I'll go one step even further and say that it is more about being mechanically inclined. I can attest that DQDick definitely has a good deal of knowledge of how things work!

On the other hand,...
Forum: Camping Clubs within MOC 09-25-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By mtlakejim
What is name of the campground? Does it have...

What is name of the campground? Does it have 50amp service?
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-25-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,156
Posted By mtlakejim
We recently had a similar issue. Unlocked door,...

We recently had a similar issue. Unlocked door, went inside and left keys, closed door. Then the door would not open. Fortunately had a spare key and was able to unlock the door again. We are...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-25-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By mtlakejim
On our previous 5th wheel we had to replace both...

On our previous 5th wheel we had to replace both front legs due to the same noise you are hearing. It wasn't the motors it was the gears in the legs themselves. Good news is they are not as expensive...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-25-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,735
Posted By mtlakejim
Like Lynwood we bought our HC381TH because it was...

Like Lynwood we bought our HC381TH because it was the best floor plan for us (at the time we bought it at least). And while I agree that it is easier to repair cable slides, I have to say I firmly...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-23-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By mtlakejim
We actually kicked around the idea of a used...

We actually kicked around the idea of a used Class A before we bought the current 381TH. But at that time we were just looking as weekend warriors and just could not justify the $$. Can't tell you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-23-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By mtlakejim
Yep that's why I am asking on here. Looked online...

Yep that's why I am asking on here. Looked online and lot of contradictory information. I trust the folks on here more than any other website. I know from experience that all of you will be honest.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-22-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By mtlakejim
Best brands of Class A Motorhomes

Ok before anyone beats me up for talking about brands and things other than Montana 5th wheels, at least hear me out. I trust the folks on this forum more than any other source. As such, I hope you...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-22-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By mtlakejim
I was just trying out the venturi to see if it...

I was just trying out the venturi to see if it actually would pull the slight black tank odor out a little better. It does seem to make a difference but we are also out of the worst of the summer...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-22-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By mtlakejim
Most likely the fresh water tank drain and if you...

Most likely the fresh water tank drain and if you have an icemaker the drain for it.


The hot and cold water low point drains will be in the water hook up cabinet area and will be color coded red...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-22-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By mtlakejim
Vents on roof

In the attached picture you can see we have 4 black pipes/vents on the roof plus one flat white one.

Based on the location I am hoping that the one black vent that I added the finned venturi to...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-22-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,848
Posted By mtlakejim
That's us too. Unless you boondock there...

That's us too.

Unless you boondock there really isn't a good reason to have an RV fridge. They don't perform as well as even the cheaper residential and folks seem to have more trouble with...
Forum: Member News 09-22-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By mtlakejim
With the trend being larger and larger I am not...

With the trend being larger and larger I am not surprised to see this actually. Besides Spacecraft have been making these things for celebrities for a while......Still I bet it is cool to see them in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-21-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,735
Posted By mtlakejim
Yep that is pretty much where we are on things.

Yep that is pretty much where we are on things.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-19-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By mtlakejim
Don't ya just hate it when someone says look it...

Don't ya just hate it when someone says look it up online.


It's sorta like when you go to a store and they don't have what you want but the 20 something waiting on you says "well you can buy it...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-19-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,914
Posted By mtlakejim
Really watch out for the factory tires on the...

Really watch out for the factory tires on the Rams. I had an issue with both front tires. One almost immediately after we bought the truck. The other took a lot longer but they both came apart on the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-18-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,735
Posted By mtlakejim
At the time we bought our High Country 381TH it...

At the time we bought our High Country 381TH it was all about the floor plan. They didn't offer the floor plan in a full Montana (or anything else for that matter). If we had known that we would be...
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