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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Today, 10:46 AM
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Posted By rohrmann
We have the Corian sinks and cheap plastic drain...

We have the Corian sinks and cheap plastic drain fittings were used, which eventually broke. I replaced them with metal drain fittings, easily available at any hardware store. We have also noticed...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-11-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By rohrmann
You might be better off going to a local cabinet...

You might be better off going to a local cabinet shop to get new cabinets, maybe a little nicer and better made than what came in the rig.
Forum: Maintenance 09-10-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By rohrmann
When we had regular incandescent bulbs, I blew a...

When we had regular incandescent bulbs, I blew a fuse in the circuit that feeds these lights when I attempted to replace a bulb with the switch turned on. It was a 15 amp fuse in the electric panel....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-10-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By rohrmann
Glad it is working now. What you probably did,...

Glad it is working now. What you probably did, by unplugging and plugging back in was you rebooted the computer in the fridge. Not much different from when a computer refuses to boot up or hangs,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-10-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By rohrmann
Is the fridge actually plugged in at the back? ...

Is the fridge actually plugged in at the back? Maybe the plug came out.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-08-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By rohrmann
After having five failed Goodyear Marathons over...

After having five failed Goodyear Marathons over the course of the first year we had our rig, fortunately never experienced any damage to the rig, I got five new G614's, as Sailuns were just coming...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-08-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By rohrmann
We've had the same problem at various areas of...

We've had the same problem at various areas of our rig for years. It seems like they just didn't get the aluminum far enough under the metal strip that screws the aluminum to the fiberglass walls. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-08-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By rohrmann
I've been using the Timken brand grease for a...

I've been using the Timken brand grease for a number of years now, but I'm not sure there is a lot of difference in grease that will make one that much better or worse than another. It's more...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-08-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By rohrmann
Another reason to install an...

Another reason to install an accumulator/expansion tank is to keep water from leaking out of the TP valve on the water heater. There is a check valve on the city water connection, and when using hot...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-08-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By rohrmann
It is definitely a partition from a cabinet,...

It is definitely a partition from a cabinet, maybe between the sink and drawers. Wonder if it came loose in transit. You will just have to crawl around with a flashlight looking for where it may...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-06-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By rohrmann
I'm thinking what you are seeing and calling...

I'm thinking what you are seeing and calling connector posts is probably one of the 12 volt breakers. From the battery(ies), there still should be a breaker going to the main panel in the rig. This...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-05-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By rohrmann
Actually, we have a tiny box at Americas Mailbox...

Actually, we have a tiny box at Americas Mailbox that we call home, as we are full timers. We really do like the area, and want to spend more time there. Just other things are getting in the way...
Forum: Navigation 09-04-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By rohrmann
We've traveled from Eugene to La Pine with our...

We've traveled from Eugene to La Pine with our rig and it's a nice run, no clearance issues, and very scenic. Did 58 over to 97 and then up to La Pine.
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 09-04-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,854
Posted By rohrmann
It's really too bad you can't get a temporary...

It's really too bad you can't get a temporary service pole installed and have PG&E connect to it so you at least have electric service to plug the RV into.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-04-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By rohrmann
NO. You really don't need to disconnect the...

NO. You really don't need to disconnect the battery for any reason if the rig is plugged in or is being towed. Even in off season, disconnecting the battery with the switch will still end up with a...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-04-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By rohrmann
On our Norcold, the electric still works, but...

On our Norcold, the electric still works, but upon advise from Paul Unmack with ARPrv, we have been running our fridge on gas alone for almost two years and have had no issues. He said gas heating...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-04-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By rohrmann
This is the page to go to. Not knowing what rig...

This is the page to go to. Not knowing what rig you have makes it hard to help out much, but if your rig is new enough, your cylinders will be aluminum instead of steel. And yes, it can be done...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-04-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,768
Posted By rohrmann
Those handrails do open easily with them closed...

Those handrails do open easily with them closed over the door when opening the door....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-03-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,383
Posted By rohrmann
If you have incandescent bulbs, they will flicker...

If you have incandescent bulbs, they will flicker as the converter changes charging modes. This is normal.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-03-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By rohrmann
On the breakers, donít just trip and reset, but...

On the breakers, donít just trip and reset, but fully push them beyond off and then back on. Some breakers will not reset if tripped and this is not done.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-02-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By rohrmann
The residential electric rates for PG&E are...

The residential electric rates for PG&E are currently,


Tier 1 - 0-306 kWh $ .22376
Tier 2 - 307-1224 kWh $.28159
Tier 3 - 1225 + kWh $.49334


This rate plan with tiers, where...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-02-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,015
Posted By rohrmann
I carry a small 120 volt Craftsman compressor...

I carry a small 120 volt Craftsman compressor that is supposed to make 125 psi, but with luck I can air up the tires to 110 psi. They don't make this one anymore, and if it ever dies, I will look...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-02-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By rohrmann
Electricity may be cheaper to heat with than...

Electricity may be cheaper to heat with than natural gas in some parts of the country, but go to California and this will throw all the calculations out the window. Electricity is so expensive due...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-02-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By rohrmann
Sounds like the ON/OFF switch failed closed, and...

Sounds like the ON/OFF switch failed closed, and that"s why it stayed on. We got a Shark ION FLEX vacuum and have the built-in vacuum parts in storage. Don't have to fight the hose and have better...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-02-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,886
Posted By rohrmann
A non inverter generator does not have accurate...

A non inverter generator does not have accurate frequency control, so when using a contractor generator, it may be running faster or slower which causes the cycles, hertz, or frequency(all the same)...
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