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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Dave W
AMAZON - $147.11 right now. I just ordered one

AMAZON - $147.11 right now. I just ordered one
Forum: Additions & Improvements Yesterday, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Dave W
The La-Z-Boy wall huggers will fit the slide but...

The La-Z-Boy wall huggers will fit the slide but may not fit in the rear without pulling the backs off while traveling - which is really no big deal either as it is a couple minute job to reinstall...
Forum: Polls 05-21-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Dave W
On our last and SOB, I dumped the installed DVD...

On our last and SOB, I dumped the installed DVD player and installed a SONY home theater in its place. On this 5er, I'm waiting for the JENSEN POS to die completely. It's starting to act up and to...
Forum: Maintenance 05-21-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,735
Posted By Dave W
If they have been sitting on the same spot for 2+...

If they have been sitting on the same spot for 2+ years, regardless of brand, they may be rotted where they met the ground. If one side has been exposed to direct sun for 2+ years they may be totally...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-21-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Dave W
Our '14 has one on each side as did our last two...

Our '14 has one on each side as did our last two SOBs, but with that said, later ones may have been 'cost improved', or worse, some may have just been forgotten.


My fix would be to mount a low...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 05-17-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Dave W
There may be no difference but it is due to...

There may be no difference but it is due to machining operations tolerances. For the absolute best way to balance, the tire/wheel combo should be on the hub then the entire assembly balanced. You...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 05-17-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Dave W
100% correct - now just try to find a tire shop...

100% correct - now just try to find a tire shop that can do this kind of balance. I couldn't so did the hub centric as my only choice. May not be perfect but it is close
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-17-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Dave W
Your HC should have a 'scare light' on each side...

Your HC should have a 'scare light' on each side - our 343RL has both and now have high intensity LED bulbs installed. If you are thinking of adding a motion sensing light, wiring it back to the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-17-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dave W
I considered a front- rear camera but looked at...

I considered a front- rear camera but looked at the potential angle after mounting it and decided that it wouldn't work well on a high long bed pickup. I still may add a second but independent camera...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 05-16-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Dave W
When I put new tires on this and the last 5er,...

When I put new tires on this and the last 5er, was told that they "never balance trailer tires". Wrong! You WILL balance mine. A couple have 3-4 ounces which without would have been 'bouncy time' and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-16-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Dave W
Good luck with the insurance company and repairs ...

Good luck with the insurance company and repairs

We, luckily, missed the worst of that storm in the Upstate-Saratoga area but did have some very ominous clouds, a bit of heavy rain and a tornado...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-15-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,236
Posted By Dave W
I just did some rework on the brake lines but...

I just did some rework on the brake lines but neglected to check the flex lines clearance to wheels until this morning (we are pulling out on Thursday to our May-Aug CG). One was too close and one...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-15-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,057
Posted By Dave W
I would expect that if I had a Samsung fridge...

I would expect that if I had a Samsung fridge that the dealer would handle the warranty if for no other reason the customer satisfaction. But with that said, Samsung is a royal PITA to deal with, We...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-14-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Dave W
I think that I would modify the deck platform...

I think that I would modify the deck platform before I removed the steps. Your deck is most likely wood. To modify it would be a circular saw, a couple pieces of wood and a few screws. Those steps...
Forum: Maintenance 05-11-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By Dave W
A few of the parts failure pieces that I carry -...

A few of the parts failure pieces that I carry -

- Set of wheel bearings and a seal for one wheel
- Propane pigtail
- Hose washers
- Hose repair ends
- Fuses, blade and tubular (if yours...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-11-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Dave W
I replaced mine last fall using the H&S. The...

I replaced mine last fall using the H&S. The original had been replace under warranty at about 17,000 miles along with the cooler. At about 102,000 I decided after a couple folks on the Ford truck...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-11-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Dave W
We haven't had that problem yet but it is very...

We haven't had that problem yet but it is very possible according to this Austrailian article:https://www.acma.gov.au/Citizen/TV-Radio/Television/TV-reception/led-lights-and-tv-interference

I'm...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-10-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Dave W
Yep. Using a pair of $12 solid brass fittings and...

Yep. Using a pair of $12 solid brass fittings and even using a wrench on the clamp, cutting it back a couple times, still can't totally stop a dribble. That tnds to make me believe there are cracks...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Dave W
I just put a new whole house dual canister filter...

I just put a new whole house dual canister filter system together and hook it up to the water inlet via a 4' section and some AM Leonard quick disconnects. I do have it outside on a 'bracke't just in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By Dave W
If you wander over to the Meguire's website you...

If you wander over to the Meguire's website you will find all kinds of waxes and polishes that will last as well as any. I've tried their marine wax but found that it tends to leave swirls if I did...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Dave W
Water hose dilemma

One more time, and starting to get old. The current water hose coupling, forgot which brand Camco or Apex, but the brass colored aluminum fitting has failed.

I looked at what The Water Filter...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By Dave W
Nu Finish worked very well on our previous, a...

Nu Finish worked very well on our previous, a SOB. I went back to my 'standard' a Meguire's product on the current as I was starting from a clean, never waxed 5er. With that said, NuFinish is a great...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-07-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,061
Posted By Dave W
We have a HC as it has everything we wanted - and...

We have a HC as it has everything we wanted - and not just price. We looked at very high end units, several Montanas, Sanibels, Grand Design, Jayco, etc, etc. Sure price was of some concern but not...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-07-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By Dave W
Before you do a bunch of repair work and spend...

Before you do a bunch of repair work and spend the time, make sure that there is support under that pan. Other folks have found it to be missing on their Keystone products. Our S&B original cast iron...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-06-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,181
Posted By Dave W
Already had that 'country estate' type of acreage...

Already had that 'country estate' type of acreage with a 1200+ foot driveway, etc, etc which = too much property work time, too little fun time, i.e. RVing
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