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Forum: Repairs & Service 01-05-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By Buckfisher
Could be a kink in the water line after the water...

Could be a kink in the water line after the water heater. Using the hot water may have softened the line. Tension in the line caused the kinked line to bend more and completely close it off. While...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-29-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Buckfisher
If your present battery is not very old and is in...

If your present battery is not very old and is in good condition, you shouldn't have any problems adding additional new batteries equal to the present battery.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-25-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,079
Posted By Buckfisher
When I had my older truck, occassionally, I...

When I had my older truck, occassionally, I would blow out everything by putting it on the floor a few times. My nephew told me that I was grandfathering it too much. Worked for me.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-16-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,670
Posted By Buckfisher
Carrying water in a rear fresh water tank reduces...

Carrying water in a rear fresh water tank reduces the pin weight. Pin weight seems to be the problem more so than towing weight.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-15-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,670
Posted By Buckfisher
I have a 2018 SRW 3500 Chevrolet Duramax 4x4. I...

I have a 2018 SRW 3500 Chevrolet Duramax 4x4. I have buddies that I often travel with who drive Ford 4x4 diesels. Towing, I use slightly less fuel than the Fords. Running empty, on the highway and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-24-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By Buckfisher
It's a stop adjuster for a window shade.

It's a stop adjuster for a window shade.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-04-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,422
Posted By Buckfisher
If the gvwr of the truck is 11,500, that means...

If the gvwr of the truck is 11,500, that means that the weight on the truck axles is 11,500. Each axle has a rating. You can not overload either axle. GVWR of your truck has nothing to do with the...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 08-21-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,901
Posted By Buckfisher
It's a small price to pay for no holding tank...

It's a small price to pay for no holding tank build up and/or dump valve problems. And no more surprises when removing the dump cover.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-21-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,238
Posted By Buckfisher
It doesn't fix the problem, but it helps if the...

It doesn't fix the problem, but it helps if the 5th wheel brakes are set a little tighter.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-21-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,238
Posted By Buckfisher
The only thing that hitch break in may fix is...

The only thing that hitch break in may fix is frequently having to adjust the stop for play when driving or backing straight. The stop adjuster does not have any effect when turning since the...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 08-20-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,901
Posted By Buckfisher
I agree about no TP going into the holding tank....

I agree about no TP going into the holding tank. We stopped doing that 15 years ago. No problems since then. Always had problems before stopping. Odor, dump valves leaking, buildup in tank, etc.
...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-20-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Buckfisher
You can remove the shade with a flat blade...

You can remove the shade with a flat blade screwdriver by putting it between the bottom of the shade and the clip, and twist it. Reinstall by getting the top in place first and then push the bottom...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-20-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By Buckfisher
I got a Moryde kingpin box and it made a world of...

I got a Moryde kingpin box and it made a world of difference. I highly recommend it.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-20-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,238
Posted By Buckfisher
I can't make the rally this year. Maybe next...

I can't make the rally this year. Maybe next year. I'm pretty sure that I'll hear back from pullrite in the next few days. I'm hoping for a positive response. They requested pictures, which I've...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-20-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,238
Posted By Buckfisher
Pullrite hitch height is adjustable. I have 3...

Pullrite hitch height is adjustable. I have 3 sets of feet with mine, 3 different heights. It's very simple to change the height. I'm sure you can get them from pullrite.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-20-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,238
Posted By Buckfisher
I appreciate your position on tolerance and...

I appreciate your position on tolerance and price.

If anyone experienced the big jerk that I experienced, I'm absolutely sure they would have a problem with it. I understand about tolerance and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-20-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,238
Posted By Buckfisher
I have been using a pullrite super glide for a...

I have been using a pullrite super glide for a few years. The hitch works great except for slack between the roller and slots. If I brake or accelerate while turning, I get a big jerking when the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-18-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By Buckfisher
If the site is not close to level, it is...

If the site is not close to level, it is important to guesstimate how far each Jack will have to extend to get the RV level. Extend the front feet with this in mind. Add blocking under the back feet...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-25-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By Buckfisher
Thank you for the tip on the rollers. I will look...

Thank you for the tip on the rollers. I will look into doing rollers when I get back home. I'm guessing that you have to cut a section out of the rubber strip that the slide rides on and there is...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-25-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By Buckfisher
I agree, but my fix cost the price of a bar of...

I agree, but my fix cost the price of a bar of soap. I'm pretty sure the slide has to be removed to install rollers. $$$$
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-25-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By Buckfisher
After using the slideout, check the cable tension...

After using the slideout, check the cable tension again. Another minor adjustment may be needed.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-25-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By Buckfisher
Jerking slideout fix

I have been having a problem with 2 of my slideouts jerking going both in and out. The living room slide has rollers and I was able to fix the problem by adjusting the cables such that the cables for...
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