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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-09-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,978
Posted By CaptnJohn
I've said before, the person(s) nailing the trim...

I've said before, the person(s) nailing the trim should not be permitted within miles of a nail gun. I'd actually be surprised if they knew which end of a hammer to hold!
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-09-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By CaptnJohn
:) It was NOT on my bucket list either. My tail...

:) It was NOT on my bucket list either. My tail hit a fence post while turning into a site. I was taking direction from a neighbor instead of the usual process of my wife watching. Thankfully, only...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-09-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By CaptnJohn
A new Outback in my storage facility had to have...

A new Outback in my storage facility had to have Washer drain changed or should say installed. A mobile tech refused when he saw the trouble and CW did the install under warranty. Took 19 days. Well,...
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-09-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By CaptnJohn
X2 on the boat repair people. There are 2 in my...

X2 on the boat repair people. There are 2 in my area that come to the marina and would come to the storage lot if electric is available.

AND welcome to the club! There are thousands of members so...
Forum: On the Road Again 01-06-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,487
Posted By CaptnJohn
There are very few military camp grounds open to...

There are very few military camp grounds open to the general public. I am only aware of 2. Military CGs are for active duty, retired, and 100% disabled vets (bring your DOD ID or commissary letter)....
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 01-02-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,673
Posted By CaptnJohn
Not even made it home from the dealer!

Not even made it home from the dealer!
Forum: On the Road Again 01-02-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,487
Posted By CaptnJohn
I 79 to Beckley WV than 19 to I77. I'd not even...

I 79 to Beckley WV than 19 to I77. I'd not even think of I95 until NC
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-02-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By CaptnJohn
I'd drill a small hole to stop the crack then...

I'd drill a small hole to stop the crack then fill with silicon. Next I'd be looking for a decal to cover and not worrying about matching paint.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-29-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,358
Posted By CaptnJohn
We looked at them in 2017. Very nice but pricey....

We looked at them in 2017. Very nice but pricey. At the time they did not have a floor plan we would even consider. I was in to pick up supplies for our snowbird trip and saw a new batch of them but...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-29-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,358
Posted By CaptnJohn
If you have a good dealer you do not need luck!...

If you have a good dealer you do not need luck! My dealer has never had any of my units longer than 3 weeks for anything. That includes my last 5er that was in for body work when it was hit. If a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-27-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,358
Posted By CaptnJohn
This is really a stupid one. I would expect the...

This is really a stupid one. I would expect the dealer to step up and argue with Keystone later after a reasonable 2-3 weeks. The repair is not a huge cost. I have a hard head and September is when...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-26-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By CaptnJohn
Never experienced that BUT when outside temps get...

Never experienced that BUT when outside temps get to 38-40 I switch to the furnace. The unit is not efficient enough or large enough to maintain 70 in a 43' 5er. I live in the south with a HP and if...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-26-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,235
Posted By CaptnJohn
If you are going to accept liability and park...

If you are going to accept liability and park units in storage 10X40 may work. Where customers park them around here lots are 12X and a couple 14X. We have one living there, cameras, and gates. Gates...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 12-26-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,494
Posted By CaptnJohn
Not sad, almost funny. I'd put a sign on the side...

Not sad, almost funny. I'd put a sign on the side nearest the leak that says "told ya!!".
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-22-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,976
Posted By CaptnJohn
After owning a dually I can honestly say ONE and...

After owning a dually I can honestly say ONE and DONE. My current 5er has a gvwr of 15,200 and loaded a PW of 2980. Room to spare on all counts with my F350. I made certain to NOT purchase a 5er that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-21-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,976
Posted By CaptnJohn
Ever hear "misery loves company "? That is what...

Ever hear "misery loves company "? That is what SOME dually owners have. If NEEDED get a dually,. Buy what you need.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-19-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,976
Posted By CaptnJohn
I could handle the dually. It was just a bigger...

I could handle the dually. It was just a bigger pia than a sane person without a need desired. At 43' and under 15,000# there is no need. Now if your ego requires it, enjoy.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,171
Posted By CaptnJohn
Tons of research lead me to TST for the TPMS and...

Tons of research lead me to TST for the TPMS and Sailun tires.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-19-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,976
Posted By CaptnJohn
Either should work fine. Two trucks back was a...

Either should work fine. Two trucks back was a DRW Affectionately named Pia. Never again, I'd go to a popup 1st. JMO, but it really was a PIA in many ways. Current 5er has a 15,200 GVWR and is about...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-16-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,235
Posted By CaptnJohn
22; boat on trailer stored outside $25 MO....

22; boat on trailer stored outside $25 MO. 12'x45' outside $50 mo. Gated, onsite security, well lit at night and cameras too.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-11-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,358
Posted By CaptnJohn
I believe a lot of the wait times are dealer...

I believe a lot of the wait times are dealer related. 1st many put warranty work on a back burner for slow times. My dealer has used inventory parts to get me on the road quickly. Warranty or not...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-06-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,091
Posted By CaptnJohn
Not full time but every month except...

Not full time but every month except June/July/August is mostly home at the beach.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-05-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,091
Posted By CaptnJohn
It is my TV and sometimes daily driver. Total...

It is my TV and sometimes daily driver. Total miles now at 74K on the 2016 F350. About 1/2 towing.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-05-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,091
Posted By CaptnJohn
Correct and those were OEM on my 2016 F350....

Correct and those were OEM on my 2016 F350. Replaced at 58,000 miles before a long trip but could have had another 5000 or more safely
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-03-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,091
Posted By CaptnJohn
Yes, worked at the pentagon while in the...

Yes, worked at the pentagon while in the military. Lived off base in Arlington. Everything about that nearly 3 years sucked. It has only got worse my cousin that still lives there says. He is moving...
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