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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Yesterday, 09:20 PM
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Posted By jsb5717
New Kind of Hitch?

Has anyone else seen this thing? Seems kind of cool but not sure how practical it really is.


https://fifthwheelst.com/automated-safety-hitch-system.html
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By jsb5717
You're right, the amount of potential data could...

You're right, the amount of potential data could be overwhelming and very difficult to capture and categorize. Especially since a lot of what you're suggesting is undocumented "Tribal Knowledge". I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By jsb5717
You'd have to create a google docs type...

You'd have to create a google docs type spreadsheet and somehow manage to give access to those who need/desire it. We should be able to post the link. Perhaps we could create some generic user name...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By jsb5717
You can also amend the release before signing and...

You can also amend the release before signing and keep a copy. If the repairs are done satisfactorily then there might not be anything else to worry about under the 1-year warranty. But you could...
Forum: MOC Rig Registry Discussions Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By jsb5717
Welcome aboard! You've got a great 5er and floor...

Welcome aboard! You've got a great 5er and floor plan. Enjoy!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,161
Posted By jsb5717
I also don't know where the galley tank is under...

I also don't know where the galley tank is under the kitchen or how far beneath the floor it is. Is there a risk of screwing into it if you were to use something long enough to screw down through...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Yesterday, 01:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,161
Posted By jsb5717
On the HC line what are you screwing into in the...

On the HC line what are you screwing into in the floor? How thick is the plywood (or whatever it is)? Isn't it Plywood/foam/plywood? If the top layer is 1/2" or 7/16" then that's all you'll grab...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-23-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By jsb5717
Good point. The bedroom TStat only runs the AC

Good point. The bedroom TStat only runs the AC
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-23-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By jsb5717
I've seen in other threads that these thermostats...

I've seen in other threads that these thermostats can be buggy. It's possible that the bedroom TStat might just need to be replaced...again.

I might have this backward but I believe that if you...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 01-22-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By jsb5717
Mine just updated to 72.0.2 - seems to work OK. ...

Mine just updated to 72.0.2 - seems to work OK. So many variables...OS, Hardware, processor
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 01-22-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By jsb5717
I'm using FireFox just fine. Is it out of date? ...

I'm using FireFox just fine. Is it out of date? Maybe restart your computer?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-22-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By jsb5717
Welcome aboard! I don't see a lot of help out...

Welcome aboard! I don't see a lot of help out there in doing some searching. If you have a dealer in mind for your purchase you might call them to get specifics and maybe pictures.


I saw a pic...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-21-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 376
Posted By jsb5717
Are you connected to shore power? On the...

Are you connected to shore power? On the electric systems it's best to be connected to shore power to maintain adequate voltage. I don't know if that's true for the hydraulics or not.
Forum: Maintenance 01-19-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By jsb5717
You mean "ReWire possible", not Retire. ...

You mean "ReWire possible", not Retire.


The microwave is also plugged into an outlet. Could that be the other outlet? Is there a separate breaker for the fridge? It's also plugged into an...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-19-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,161
Posted By jsb5717
This must have been a manufacturing defect that...

This must have been a manufacturing defect that had to be corrected. This is the first I've heard or seen of this particular issue. It's not likely to be a common problem. That's not to say that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-17-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,676
Posted By jsb5717
Ditto this :iagree: Most of us agree that...

Ditto this :iagree:

Most of us agree that the care the OEM's take in assembling our rigs could be a lot better so that what they build works as it should. But even if that were the case most...
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-16-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By jsb5717
I believe that part of the issue with PNW pricing...

I believe that part of the issue with PNW pricing is a simple matter of logistics. The further you are from the Manufacturing plant, the more it costs. I priced a few different transport companies...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-16-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,161
Posted By jsb5717
Welcome aboard! That's a nice floor plan. ...

Welcome aboard! That's a nice floor plan. Nothing specific to look for but everything in general. Just conduct a thorough PDI to make sure everything works as it should. Look for any signs of...
Forum: Maintenance 01-16-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,131
Posted By jsb5717
As has been stated, this is a well documented...

As has been stated, this is a well documented issue. The solution is to add fans to move the hot air out from behind the fridge. Many of us have done it and it solves the problem. The fridge is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-16-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,676
Posted By jsb5717
Head Banger Door - aka. Door of Death

In practice I agree that those of us who have this deadly door just need to develop the habit of closing it. However, the "Door of Death" has tagged my wife real good a couple times. The learning...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-15-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By jsb5717
Welcome aboard! The choice of floor plan and...

Welcome aboard! The choice of floor plan and options is very subjective. The one who needs to like it the most is you.

Personally I think the 2020 3121RL is a great model. Nice features and a...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-11-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By jsb5717
Welcome aboard, neighbor! Nice trailer and floor...

Welcome aboard, neighbor! Nice trailer and floor plan. Congrats on the retirement. My wife retired last fall, I'm retiring next fall. You didn't say what your previous experience towing is but...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-08-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,859
Posted By jsb5717
This is why I found it simpler to just cut down...

This is why I found it simpler to just cut down the platform that came in the rig. The length was already fine. I cut the width down to 58". Problem solved

Ours isn't a one piece platform. The...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-06-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By jsb5717
I have the Crosstour CR600. There are many to...

I have the Crosstour CR600. There are many to choose from but this one has worked well. I like the simplicity and small footprint.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-04-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,676
Posted By jsb5717
Like everything else, do your research and buy...

Like everything else, do your research and buy what best suits your needs. As it is it's pretty remarkable what they squeeze into 350ish square feet of living space.

Our newer 5er came with the...
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