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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-19-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By laverdur
After several failed attempts to get a switch...

After several failed attempts to get a switch from the electrical supplier I just gave up. Pass&Seymour makes a tool for pressing the wires onto the spikes. I'm sure the tool is not cheap. There...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-19-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By laverdur
Ceiling Fan Switch

I had a similar problem in that this switch is so easy to turn on that the fan gets turned on when someone brushes an elbow against the switch panel while going up the stairs to the bedroom. In my...
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-19-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By laverdur
The hepvo valve allows for a shower floor that is...

The hepvo valve allows for a shower floor that is lower than it would be with a standard P-trap. I find that after winter storage my shower drains slowly for a day or two until sticky soap residue...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-15-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,530
Posted By laverdur
Propane Question

Ditto GAinaMontana (http://www.montanaowners.com/forums/member.php?u=20747)
Forum: Maintenance 01-12-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By laverdur
I've had good success with Trekwood for some trim...

I've had good success with Trekwood for some trim items. In a couple of cases there was no picture so I called them, told them what I was looking for and e-mailed a picture. They got right back to...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-11-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,280
Posted By laverdur
BBQ Connection to Onboard Tanks

Interesting discussion. I have a Weber BBQ that was designed for the small disposable propane bottles so it has a regulator built in. That means the gas supply has to be high pressure directly from...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-01-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By laverdur
Your refrigerator and furnace present 12 volt...

Your refrigerator and furnace present 12 volt loads at all times unless turned off. Your LP gas detector is hard wired to 12 volts and presents a load also. That drop sounds normal to me if fridge,...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-29-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By laverdur
Been there; done that.

Been there; done that.
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-26-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By laverdur
Welcome to the site and congratulations on your...

Welcome to the site and congratulations on your new Monty and your upcoming retirement. Your open ended question will find fertile ground on this forum and I'm sure you will receive lots of advice. ...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-25-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,687
Posted By laverdur
Without reading all the other replies, two things...

Without reading all the other replies, two things come to mind. 1) if the tires are more than 6 years old, replace them regardless of condition or remaining tread. There is a date code on the...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 12-22-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,381
Posted By laverdur
It is relatively rare that I need to print while...

It is relatively rare that I need to print while on the road but, just in case, I carry an HP Deskjet 1010. It was very inexpensive and does not have wireless capability so I have to connect a USB...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-18-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,287
Posted By laverdur
As was previously stated, tire manufacturers take...

As was previously stated, tire manufacturers take normal operating conditions into account when designing a tire and specifying the max inflation pressure. Some sources say that for every 10 degrees...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-15-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,287
Posted By laverdur
I agree with rohrmann. I run my G614s at 110...

I agree with rohrmann. I run my G614s at 110 psi. I get great wear and good fuel economy, considering the load. Any one who has upgraded from LR E tires to LR G tires should ignore the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-15-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,951
Posted By laverdur
If I could find a floor plan that I liked, I'd...

If I could find a floor plan that I liked, I'd buy another Monty. I have had minimal problems with mine so maybe I got lucky and got a good one. I read on this forum about lots of problems, some of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-15-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,644
Posted By laverdur
You've really done your homework. One thing I...

You've really done your homework. One thing I found when I ordered my TV was that GVWR varied with tire size. The default tire was 20" but the 18" tire gave the highest GVWR. This is probably...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-12-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,121
Posted By laverdur
Mr. Mustang - tried to reply to your PM but...

Mr. Mustang - tried to reply to your PM but couldn't figure out how. My saddle is not for sale. Good luck.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-12-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,121
Posted By laverdur
For Mr. Mustang: sorry for the delayed response...

For Mr. Mustang: sorry for the delayed response to your last question. In 2006 when I had my saddle made it cost $60. A friend borrowed it recently to show a fab shop and get an estimate. He was...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-04-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,121
Posted By laverdur
For Mr Mustang - The saddle thickness is 1/2". ...

For Mr Mustang - The saddle thickness is 1/2". When I drew the original sketch I envisioned several pieces of steel welded together to produce the saddle. The fab shop was smarter than that. They...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-04-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,121
Posted By laverdur
Tire Changing Tools

I carry a small bottle jack, a jacking saddle that I had fabricated, a 15" breaker bar 4 foot cheater bar and a torque wrench. See photo and drawing attached
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-01-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,501
Posted By laverdur
I upgraded to hydraulic leveling done at Lippert...

I upgraded to hydraulic leveling done at Lippert Service Center and I love it. No troubles other than it tries too hard some times and ends up lifting the low side wheels off the ground. When that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-17-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By laverdur
You should have at least one battery to support...

You should have at least one battery to support the 12 volt loads in your Monty and to provide power for emergency braking of the Monty if it separates from your TV. The converter is not designed to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-17-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,407
Posted By laverdur
There is no question that disc brakes offer...

There is no question that disc brakes offer stopping power that is superior to drums. However, I'd like to comment on the original post where Theunz talked about locking up the trailer brakes. ...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 11-17-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,385
Posted By laverdur
I use a Verizon Jet Pack for internet and have...

I use a Verizon Jet Pack for internet and have had good luck with coverage all across US and Canada unless you get so far out in the boonies that there is no cell signal. Dish Network satellite TV...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-17-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,083
Posted By laverdur
We have them and like the fact that it helps keep...

We have them and like the fact that it helps keep the coach cooler in summer, warmer in winter and more quiet all the time. We did have a cell failure on the largest (rear) window. It cost $450...
Forum: Navigation 11-13-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By laverdur
Garmin RV 660 (6" screen) or 770 (7" screen) and...

Garmin RV 660 (6" screen) or 770 (7" screen) and trucker's atlas. No trouble in 5 years and 50,000 miles.
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