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Forum: Repairs & Service 12-12-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By twindman
My old 2005 2980 and my current 2013 Mountaineer...

My old 2005 2980 and my current 2013 Mountaineer both have registers right by the edge of the bed. When the heat comes on, I get roasted in the BR. I closed off half the register by just removing...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-07-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,506
Posted By twindman
Don't go straight 30A if you are going anywhere...

Don't go straight 30A if you are going anywhere hot OR even just warm and need A/C. With 30A and running A/C plus microwave you are maxed out. If the converter kicks in or you are running something...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-07-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,416
Posted By twindman
So you would not want a 6K axle with a carrying...

So you would not want a 6K axle with a carrying weight of any more than 4800??? On 12000 wt about 2400 is pin weight. 12000-2400=9600 / 2 = 4800.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-07-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,416
Posted By twindman
The current 294 has a GVW of around 14,300 lb.,...

The current 294 has a GVW of around 14,300 lb., not 15K. They claim hitch weight of 2300. I have never seen actual pin weight that isn't higher than advertised. So if you assume 2500 or 2600, the...
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles or RV related items Wanted 12-06-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By twindman
You might get one of those pressure tank...

You might get one of those pressure tank things(?) that attach to the pump. It evens out the pressure drop, I guess and allows the pump to run less often. Sounds like a good idea to me, but I have...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-06-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,672
Posted By twindman
Well if you want a tailgate ladder or assist you...

Well if you want a tailgate ladder or assist you can spend a little more ($70,000) and get a new truck with those 13 way tailgates!!!!:lol::lol:
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By twindman
As to QC, maybe things will get better. Not...

As to QC, maybe things will get better. Not holding my breath tho. At the Rally, they said they now have a special group for QC that is not part of the assembly team. And they flag/tag things they...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By twindman
Someone will pipe in, but I thought the washer...

Someone will pipe in, but I thought the washer drained straight out the outlet and not into a tank.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 466
Posted By twindman
I don't subscribe to local channels, but still...

I don't subscribe to local channels, but still must change address to get the right 'guide' time zone. I wonder if the app would work for me? Anyone have an idea?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By twindman
I would think if you get behind the basement wall...

I would think if you get behind the basement wall and have someone turn on the backflush for 10 seconds, you could figure out which lines are leaking. As to a picture, in my rigs, it was just two...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-30-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,397
Posted By twindman
Another reason against just using a phone -I go...

Another reason against just using a phone -I go places pretty often with no service for a few miles (sometimes longer). Nice to be able to fix it yourself.
(Lynwood- I think it is you, I know you...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-30-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By twindman
The biggest draw by far I think, is the furnace....

The biggest draw by far I think, is the furnace. I had one battery when I started out and at 8500 ft. elevation and overnight low of around 32 my furnace ran almost 3/4 of the time at night. If you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-26-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By twindman
I think it is the converter fan. My...

I think it is the converter fan. My understanding is they are part of the fuse panel now. On my older model, it isn't a buzzing, but a hum. For each 12v light you turn on the fan speeds up. If...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-20-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By twindman
Jim, the hole in the wire may need to get...

Jim, the hole in the wire may need to get 'reamed' out to fit on some breakers. Maybe arkware can tell you if this will be needed.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-20-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By twindman
Here is a pic of my old (2006) Montana Frame from...

Here is a pic of my old (2006) Montana Frame from the brochure. I had frame flex and the arrows point to the areas where the welds cracked. These seem to be where major force is applied to the...
Forum: Navigation 11-17-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By twindman
With my previous truck - 2004 Silverado diesel -...

With my previous truck - 2004 Silverado diesel - I went up the Oh My God hill. This truck engine was only made for 18 months. It had notorious overheating problems. There was a dieselplace.com...
Forum: Navigation 11-17-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By twindman
Also, if you really want to see the sights go to...

Also, if you really want to see the sights go to Yellowstone and then east thru Cody to Buffalo. I hear Yellowstone is much less crowded after Labor Day. (and if you do this, do not take 14 Alt over...
Forum: Navigation 11-17-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By twindman
I would think just take I80 to Rawlings, then 287...

I would think just take I80 to Rawlings, then 287 and 220 to Casper. Stay over in Casper and visit the National Historic Trails Interpretive center. Very interesting exhibits.
Then either go to...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-16-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By twindman
My almost new at the time Mountaineer had 2...

My almost new at the time Mountaineer had 2 slides creeping out on the way to Goshen rally in 2014. Got it in to Lippert as we were leaving and they said it is usually the big (long) cylinders and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-15-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By twindman
I found a propane company that would just dispose...

I found a propane company that would just dispose of it for free (or $3 - I forget). Call around.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-13-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By twindman
Take a hose and forcefully spray around the...

Take a hose and forcefully spray around the doors. Then open and see where the water gets in.
Maybe the latch just needs adjusting tighter.
I also seem to remember something about a drain hole...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-11-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By twindman
In my 13 Mountaineer, it is one of the 3 outside...

In my 13 Mountaineer, it is one of the 3 outside light switches (porch, ds, or ods - not sure of labels).
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-09-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By twindman
Question Pathways II satelite dimensions

My Pathways is in the trailer in storage so I can't access it. Can someone tell me the dimensions of the circular base on it? I am trying to build a platform for it.
Thanks.
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-05-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By twindman
No replacement montana body parts

Went to dealer to order parts for rear fender parts. These are just the curved 90 degree wrap around on the rear of the back fenders.

Dealer says they are no longer made and gave no options for...
Forum: Navigation 10-31-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By twindman
OP was talking about UT98, which I couldn't find....

OP was talking about UT98, which I couldn't find. At page it is AZ98. Okay.
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