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Forum: Polls 06-07-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,683
Posted By Dmcgrew
We no have our first residential fridge after 40...

We no have our first residential fridge after 40 years of owning an RV. I had very few problems with any of the gas/electric style but now that we are fulltiming I really enjoy the residential...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-07-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By Dmcgrew
It is not unusual for the cables to be mislabeled...

It is not unusual for the cables to be mislabeled so check that out first. I replaced all splitters and connectors with a quality product, check connections at all locations including at the rear of...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 06-06-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Dmcgrew
Congrats! We have been full time for just shy of...

Congrats! We have been full time for just shy of two years and love it. Have met many nice people and have not mowed grass is some time.... All is Well!! Enjoy
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 05-31-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,048
Posted By Dmcgrew
We full time also and don't like the roof mounted...

We full time also and don't like the roof mounted system due to the trees blocking the sat system at times. Prefer the portable system which is also automatic and can be moved to where we need it. ...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 05-30-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Dmcgrew
I am using a pathway along with 211Z recievers. ...

I am using a pathway along with 211Z recievers. I have no problem with them at all. Very easy to set up and very reliable. Occasionally a heavy storm will block the signal but not typical. I read...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-29-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By Dmcgrew
Everything electronic has the potential for...

Everything electronic has the potential for failure. I hope that a solid internal mounted EMS will not take as much abuse and therefore be less damage to it and possibly not fail as often.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-29-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By Dmcgrew
Both work and will lessen the possibility of an...

Both work and will lessen the possibility of an electrical event that may cost you $$$. Buy a good one that you will use every time. Like Richfaa stated "the idea is to have one."
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-13-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Dmcgrew
Ours is off center also, just like the rest of my...

Ours is off center also, just like the rest of my life... Love it!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-13-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By Dmcgrew
I purchased a cable and lock for both the sat....

I purchased a cable and lock for both the sat. and the bikes. Have only used them a couple of times, I guess I was bored and just needed something to do. One of the greatest things about people...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-09-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Dmcgrew
This winter in Peurto Penasco saw a Montana that...

This winter in Peurto Penasco saw a Montana that was painted for about $2500, this included painting the TV also. The paint job was nothing fancy as far as writing and strips but looked very nice. ...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 04-21-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Dmcgrew
I like the take idea. I have always put a dab of...

I like the take idea. I have always put a dab of silicone on the tab after installation and that has held the valve in place. The tape may be what I try next time I remove or install the valve.
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 04-09-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,048
Posted By Dmcgrew
I agree with both of the last two comments. ...

I agree with both of the last two comments. Biggest problem I have experienced over the years is the wiring in the RV. Once you get that connected correctly and the proper quality of splitters...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 04-09-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,048
Posted By Dmcgrew
I have experience several times where rain will...

I have experience several times where rain will block the sat reception. This is rare and must be a large storm. Of course it only happens when you really want to use it!! HAHA
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 03-14-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,616
Posted By Dmcgrew
Camping World is great at selling RV's and making...

Camping World is great at selling RV's and making a lot of promises about their "great" service departments. Personal experience has led me to believe that they are OK to purchase from if your are...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 03-11-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By Dmcgrew
I recommend a unit hard wired into the fifth. ...

I recommend a unit hard wired into the fifth. You never have to worry about forgetting it when you leave and it is not likely to be stolen. It is also automatically in line when you plug in and you...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 03-11-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,048
Posted By Dmcgrew
Dish is what we use. It is typically easy to set...

Dish is what we use. It is typically easy to set up with a pathway x2 satellite and two recievers. Use of customer service is great if you get the Texas location. If you get the off shore site it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-09-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Dmcgrew
My black tank only leaked when full, the top seam...

My black tank only leaked when full, the top seam split. The second time the split was in the bottom of the tank and hard to find until paper got stuck in the crack (pun intended!!). Even then it...
Forum: On the Road Again 03-08-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Dmcgrew
We have stayed at and enjoyed Blackwell RV park...

We have stayed at and enjoyed Blackwell RV park in Coeur D Alene. It is on the river and close to town. and good restraunts. Be sure and visit the Cedars floating restraunt, it has always been very...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-08-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Dmcgrew
When we had this problem I found that the bottom...

When we had this problem I found that the bottom of the tank had a split in it. This required the replacement of the tank. Some on the site have made repairs to their tanks and that might be less...
Forum: Navigation 02-28-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,840
Posted By Dmcgrew
Two years with the Garmin 760 RV and have...

Two years with the Garmin 760 RV and have traveled across the country east to west twice and north to south twice. So far only minor issues. Saved us a couple of times also.. 2015 Chev in dash GPS...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-11-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Dmcgrew
Do you have the information on the dealer so...

Do you have the information on the dealer so others may avoid them?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-05-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,428
Posted By Dmcgrew
Power Service since I encountered my fuel Gelling...

Power Service since I encountered my fuel Gelling about 15 years ago. It was a real pain to et straightened out after that. New fuel filter, heat truck for 48 hours and only drive 5mph for 20 miles...
Forum: Workamping 02-05-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,729
Posted By Dmcgrew
HP Printer

We use a small HP combination printer scanner fax. I prefer the wireless model and the cost of ink is not a big issue as I do not print that much, just occasionally.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-31-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Dmcgrew
Glad they finally started improving the tanks. I...

Glad they finally started improving the tanks. I lost 3 tanks in 4 years and when I called Keystone I was told that they were not aware of any problem with the tanks and that they had sold very few...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-28-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By Dmcgrew
Welcome!! Enjoy the new rig!

Welcome!! Enjoy the new rig!
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