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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-19-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Dave W
Installed the 13.5Btu low profile Dometic Penguin...

Installed the 13.5Btu low profile Dometic Penguin myself on the HC. This has the cotrols built into the inside air box. I also added the 5000Btu heat strip. This a/c works very well and even...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-19-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,504
Posted By Dave W
I'll stand with Lynwood and Jeff. First...

I'll stand with Lynwood and Jeff.


First of all I'm an American first and a vet second so have something in this. I grew up with the morning Pledge, sang America the Beautiful as well as the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-16-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By Dave W
Our HC had the same problem though not quite as...

Our HC had the same problem though not quite as bad. I 'temporarily' fixed it with Eternabond tape - then forgot about it until this thread. Oh well, spring is just around the corner:nonono:


...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-16-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Dave W
Our local transfer station accepts propane...

Our local transfer station accepts propane bottles. I asked if I could 'borrow' one for the valve handle. Did the swap and took it back a week later. Also, Tractor Supply usually has some outdated...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-15-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By Dave W
Forgot Bluetooth lack of use - phone connection...

Forgot Bluetooth lack of use - phone connection is useless nor will it connect to my earphones which to me is more important when I get up at 0500, want to watch what mayhem/weather happened overnigt...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By Dave W
...and how I did ours. The other...

...and how I did ours.


The other questionis will it drain into the black tank - probably unless there is a dip (inadvertant trap) in that line added by the installer at the factory.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-14-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,100
Posted By Dave W
[QUOTE=PSFORD99;1166307]Well in that case ,lets...

[QUOTE=PSFORD99;1166307]Well in that case ,lets discuss the best truck.:D Is there a reason someone can come up with that the Cummins is not the best motor out there, forget the truck, the best...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-14-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Dave W
Why? The OP question concerned Ford F350s, not...

Why? The OP question concerned Ford F350s, not Dodge/Rams
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By Dave W
You do it however way you you are comfortable...

You do it however way you you are comfortable with - but don't suggest to me that my way is wrong. I along with many thousands of others are happy with using a compressor. Like I said, no big deal....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By Dave W
Nothing but clean compressed air exits my...

Nothing but clean compressed air exits my Ingersoll-Rand shop air compressor with a double Sharpe filter system. It was set up to paint...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By Dave W
Let me add this about our Jensen - It's junk in...

Let me add this about our Jensen - It's junk in comparison to dozens of other much better stereo units at the same price. The ONLY thing IMO that it has going for it is that it includes a DVD player...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By Dave W
Use of supports will not improve 'jiggle'. As...

Use of supports will not improve 'jiggle'. As long as you have the tires in contact with the ground, there will be some sidewall flexing and "jiggle" will happen. Also the way any towed trailer is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-13-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By Dave W
We don't have the res fridge or non res series...

We don't have the res fridge or non res series with ice maker so no idea about how to do that gadget. Also, if you have a washer, that will need some extra attention and more antifreeze;




I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-13-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By Dave W
I use 1.5+/- gallons in our 343RL. If it had 2...

I use 1.5+/- gallons in our 343RL. If it had 2 bathrooms, probably would have used one more gallon.


Make sure the line to the HW heater is blown out before you isolate it - I got at least a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-12-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By Dave W
There are 4 cable per slide. Two work to close,...

There are 4 cable per slide. Two work to close, two to open. If you climb up on a step stool, you will see two bars with adjusting nuts. They are labeled in and out. BAL has an installation manual...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,997
Posted By Dave W
Would I like FBP - absolutely! But that added...

Would I like FBP - absolutely! But that added 10+% to the cost of a 5th wheel is pretty hard to digest. The nose cap on our HC was painted after the dreadded fadeand always looks good even when the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,623
Posted By Dave W
I can only recall o ne time when we had excessive...

I can only recall o ne time when we had excessive condensation - this summer - when we had a big temp swing after a rainstorm while in Maine.



Noise reduction - not sure that really is a big...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-09-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,396
Posted By Dave W
I had to do some research before we bought our...

I had to do some research before we bought our current 5er so found that they are not quite the same. Or at least a Ford. A Ford 3/4 T has a 3-1/2" 6200 rated axle tube while a 1 T has a 4" axle tube...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-07-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Dave W
Being 6 months old says that someone probably...

Being 6 months old says that someone probably also looked at and probably repacked the wheel bearings. If the E-Z Lube function was used, there may have been a seal failure and one or more brakes are...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,420
Posted By Dave W
I gotta look at ours then - thanks

I gotta look at ours then - thanks
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-05-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Dave W
This is the one I prefer - Ford Truck...

This is the one I prefer - Ford Truck Enthusiasts. There are others but seem to be -- juvenile, I guess is my personal description:


https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/index.php
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,420
Posted By Dave W
I have to ask - why would overfilling the black...

I have to ask - why would overfilling the black tank cause it to rupture? It's designed for X number of gallons of waste. If it exceeds that magic number, the overflow will go up and out the vent....
Forum: Maintenance 11-05-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By Dave W
Unfortunately, these igniters are not a very...

Unfortunately, these igniters are not a very robust item - and am surprised that you have an oven that has one. None of our previous RVs or the current one have been so equipped



Get the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-04-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By Dave W
Yes. High Country models have 3 or 4 plus some...

Yes. High Country models have 3 or 4 plus some if not most Montana's have bedroom cable slides
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-04-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By Dave W
A 30 buck cable kit on Amazon along with the...

A 30 buck cable kit on Amazon along with the on-line BAL Accu Slide manual plus a few minutes watching their on-line video. You can carefully orient and use two small cable clamps (Home Depot) if you...
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