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Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By rohrmann
The 1500 watt heater in the fireplace is only...

The 1500 watt heater in the fireplace is only good for 5100 BTU's of heat where the furnace is rated 35,000 BTU's and even if not all of those BTU's actually make interior heat, it is still quite a...
Forum: New Member Introductions Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Posted By rohrmann
If youíve never towed a large trailer, it may...

If youíve never towed a large trailer, it may help greatly to take a driving course. There are several that are available around the country and the instructors will cover things you may have never...
Forum: Maintenance 12-10-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By rohrmann
As soon as possible, you need to flush the...

As soon as possible, you need to flush the hydraulic system to get rid of the brake fluid in it. The seals are not compatible with brake fluid. This is the link to fluid recommendations from...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-10-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By rohrmann
We had the same issue with the table, wasted...

We had the same issue with the table, wasted space and not quite enough space full timing. We took out the table and two of the chairs, and Becky found a refurbished buffet cabinet that fit...
Forum: Maintenance 12-09-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By rohrmann
Be careful installing anything on the bottom of...

Be careful installing anything on the bottom of the slides as this will lift the slide higher against the flap seals at the top of the slides which could damage those flap seals. I don't have a...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-09-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By rohrmann
As long as I am at between 105 and 110, hopefully...

As long as I am at between 105 and 110, hopefully closer to 110, I'm happy and our tires wear just fine. I have read that you should take the highest loaded wheel, add 10% to that and inflate all...
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles or RV related items Wanted 12-08-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By rohrmann
We use the Shurflo 4048, along with a sound...

We use the Shurflo 4048, along with a sound reducing hose kit, which makes this a very bearable pump for sound. On the Shurflo site, they indicate that this is the pump that replaced the Shurflo...
Forum: Maintenance 12-08-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By rohrmann
If your breakaway switch had to operate in an...

If your breakaway switch had to operate in an emergency, who cares if the wire is fused, you want that sucker to work fully to stop that trailer, even if it comes to burning up the wire, so it should...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-08-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By rohrmann
On this page I found this wheel: ...

On this page I found this wheel: https://www.tredittire.com/wheel/summit/
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-06-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By rohrmann
This would be the actual wear bar...

This would be the actual wear bar https://www.trekwood.com/products/1059340/Ramp-Wear-Bar-For-Ramp-Plastic-Spoon- and this would be the entire assembly...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-06-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By rohrmann
I'm thinking the red wire with the arrow is...

I'm thinking the red wire with the arrow is actually coming from the positive terminal of the battery. The loads for the hydraulic pump and the main inside panel should be coming off the other side...
Forum: Maintenance 12-06-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By rohrmann
If spring nuts,...

If spring nuts, https://www.lowes.com/pd/Hillman-4-Count-8-Black-Phosphate-Standard-SAE-Flat-Spring-Nuts/3013171 won't work or you aren't trusting of them and still would like to fill the void, you...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-05-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By rohrmann
The switch in the convenience center is open or...

The switch in the convenience center is open or off when you can remove the red key from the switch, and that is probably when the switch key is pointing to the OFF position. You don't say what rig...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-05-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By rohrmann
This is the link to the manufacturer's site that...

This is the link to the manufacturer's site that has the product details for the valve: https://jrproducts.net/product/571-vac-chk-a/
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles or RV related items Wanted 12-04-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By rohrmann
When doing searches for this pump, I think it is...

When doing searches for this pump, I think it is a dinosaur in the water pump world. There were also quite a few old discussions about early failures with these pumps. I did find a high volume pump...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-03-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,056
Posted By rohrmann
All you need to do, if you want a separate...

All you need to do, if you want a separate disconnect for the inverter, would be install another 150 amp disconnect switch above the other one in the photo on the line to the inverter, and you will...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-03-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,056
Posted By rohrmann
I think they have given you a full disconnect...

I think they have given you a full disconnect with that battery disconnect in the photos. It appears that the positive battery feed comes up on the left from below, goes through the 150 amp breaker,...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-01-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,174
Posted By rohrmann
With the wheels bolted up to the drums, you will...

With the wheels bolted up to the drums, you will have to remove a wheel to see the load and pressure info cast into one of the spokes. You probably have wheels rated for 110 psi and 3750 lbs, but the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-01-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,174
Posted By rohrmann
You might just contact MORryde directly. This is...

You might just contact MORryde directly. This is their contact page: http://www.morryde.com/contact-us?show_form=true
Or call them: (574) 293-1581
Forum: Maintenance 12-01-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By rohrmann
Found the faucet on the Trekwood site. Their...

Found the faucet on the Trekwood site. Their photo shows the faucet to be made by Empire. https://www.trekwood.com/products/1216313/Faucet-Shower-4-Single-Handle-Brushed-Nickel


From there, I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-30-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By rohrmann
We asked about having a generator added to our...

We asked about having a generator added to our rig when we bought it. The salesman suggested getting one bolted into the bed of the truck so we werenít having that extra weight on the hitch and it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-30-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By rohrmann
We didnít have the fake leather but after several...

We didnít have the fake leather but after several years the recliners started coming apart. Ordered new ones from a furniture store, still with fabric. The are half the weight and much sturdier than...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-29-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By rohrmann
This is a start, but remember that within like...

This is a start, but remember that within like vehicles there will be different ratings due to accessories, factory installed or aftermarket installed, that will affect what can be carried or towed. ...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-28-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By rohrmann
You should also be concerned about the distance...

You should also be concerned about the distance from the back of the couch to the front so it clears the slides. On our 3402, we have to turn the recliners so the slides can come in, and a sofa...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-27-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By rohrmann
Some will say do not mix ATF with hydraulic...

Some will say do not mix ATF with hydraulic fluid, but ATF is hydraulic fluid with some additives and dye. Years ago, when the recommendation came out to use CAT stiction fluid or fork oil to stop...
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