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Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 12-09-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,625
Posted By scattershot
“What are you thoughts on cleaning the brass,...

“What are you thoughts on cleaning the brass, clean with spent primer installed or remove primer than clean ?”

I generally tumble mine in crushed walnut media, with the spent primer in place. That...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-04-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By scattershot
Mine hasnít worked since the rig was new, 13...

Mine hasnít worked since the rig was new, 13 years now. I just donít worry about it.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-23-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,625
Posted By scattershot
Considering that 1760 yards is a mile, I’d have...

Considering that 1760 yards is a mile, I’d have to see some of those 1000-2000 yard shots to believe them. Not doubting you, but that’s a LONG way away.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-19-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,625
Posted By scattershot
I’ve been reloading for years, maybe 50 by now,...

I’ve been reloading for years, maybe 50 by now, lost track. My advice would be to buy AND READ a good reloading manual. Go slowly, double check everything, and don’t allow any distractions while you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,022
Posted By scattershot
Been towing my Montana with a short bed Ford for...

Been towing my Montana with a short bed Ford for over 15 years now with no slider and no problems. I wouldnít advise one way or the other, though.
Forum: Campgrounds 11-04-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By scattershot
“Luckenback is about 425 miles from BB--so maybe...

“Luckenback is about 425 miles from BB--so maybe not a day trip! But catch on the way to Fredericksburg as you travel around Texas.“

You’re right. Definitely not a day trip. We went there and BB...
Forum: Campgrounds 11-02-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By scattershot
First of all, the park isn’t on the way to...

First of all, the park isn’t on the way to anything else. You have to do it on purpose. Nice hike along the river, but I don’t know about these days. Peccaries are interesting, and run around the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-24-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By scattershot
Thanks. Ihave the B&W Companion hitch, and it’s...

Thanks. Ihave the B&W Companion hitch, and it’s set in its lowest setting now. This makes the trailer tow almost level, but I’m looking for a little more clearance for peace of mind.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By scattershot
Thanks, there’s obviously more to this than I...

Thanks, there’s obviously more to this than I thought. Since I can’t really do anything til spring, I’ve got time to figure it out. Thanks for all the help.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By scattershot
I’m trying to get the rig to tow level. I’m going...

I’m trying to get the rig to tow level. I’m going to have to either lower the truck or raise the trailer. I’m leaning more now toward raising the trailer, either with blocks or by reversing the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By scattershot
clearance on mine is just over 3 1/2”.It tows...

clearance on mine is just over 3 1/2”.It tows fine, if a little nose high, but I’d like a bit more for peace of mind.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By scattershot
Yes, the truck sits 3 1/2” higher in the back...

Yes, the truck sits 3 1/2” higher in the back than the front. Clearance s not what I’d like it to be when hooked up, and it tows with a minimal nose up attitude. Just wondering what the best solution...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By scattershot
Yeah, I was thinking about that. From the answers...

Yeah, I was thinking about that. From the answers here and elsewhere, I think it may be better to just raise the 5er about two inches, for clearance.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By scattershot
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By scattershot
Thanks for the info,so far. I was wondering which...

Thanks for the info,so far. I was wondering which would be better, lowering the rear of the truck or raising the trailer. Just exploring options right now. It will ne spring now before I can hook up...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-22-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By scattershot
Levelling tow vehicle

I recently bought a 2019 f350. The bed is quite high, with a 3 1/2Ē rake to the front. I have read that there is a way to lower the rear to level the truck and better accommodate a 5th wheel. Anybody...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-29-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,508
Posted By scattershot
Remote? Hell, that’s what copilots are for.

Remote? Hell, that’s what copilots are for.
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-18-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By scattershot
Thanks for the replies. Guess it’s not a problem,...

Thanks for the replies. Guess it’s not a problem, after all.
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-17-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By scattershot
Motor on front landing gear loose

2006 2955 RL. Front landing gear motor loose, canít see any way to tighten it. Any ideas? I can wiggle the motor by hand, but canít see any method to tighten it. Better light tomorrow, so maybe I can...
Forum: Camping Clubs within MOC 09-15-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By scattershot
I was gonna say, if you don’t already have your...

I was gonna say, if you don’t already have your reservations, it may be too late for this year.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-08-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By scattershot
I had a blowout a few years ago with a Carlyle...

I had a blowout a few years ago with a Carlyle tire, and they paid for the damage. Your situation may be different, though. Contact the manufacturer and see what happens. Keep the old tire, and if...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-29-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,471
Posted By scattershot
Maybe most folks just enjoy the peace and quiet.

Maybe most folks just enjoy the peace and quiet.
Forum: Navigation 08-23-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By scattershot
If you use Teton Pass, bear in mind that it’s...

If you use Teton Pass, bear in mind that it’s very steep and curvy, and the Wyoming Highway Patrol runs a speed trap on the Idaho side..
Forum: Maintenance 08-20-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,218
Posted By scattershot
We put a piece of old sheeting between the inner...

We put a piece of old sheeting between the inner and outer skylight. Lets in plenty of light, and no issues for 10 years or so. Work from the inside, it’s a lot easier.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-18-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,794
Posted By scattershot
Our ‘06 2955 RL shows full all the time, even...

Our ‘06 2955 RL shows full all the time, even after dumping, and has since new. We just wait for the burp.
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