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Forum: Member News 12-08-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,149
Posted By vipermanden
Wow, after seeing those pics, it looks like a...

Wow, after seeing those pics, it looks like a tornado hit the 5th wheel, and it just imploded! Now I think after seeing those pics, I'm not hunkering down in my 5th wheel if a major storm is coming...
Forum: Member News 12-08-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,149
Posted By vipermanden
Music is life, I sent you a PM

Music is life, I sent you a PM
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 11-10-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,616
Posted By vipermanden
Since weight is a critical issue, I used to carry...

Since weight is a critical issue, I used to carry an AB machine and 50 pounds of dumbells with us, but then saw on another RV forum, that someone ditched all that for 8 pounds of workout equipment....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By vipermanden
Ya'll might not notice, but when you do go on...

Ya'll might not notice, but when you do go on your first RV trip after storing, the wheels will have flat spots if stored on concrete or asphalt, and it does tend to stress the RV and tires etc., so...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-03-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,500
Posted By vipermanden
Here is a pic of my new rig. I'm right at a...

Here is a pic of my new rig. I'm right at a combined weight of 30,000 pounds now. Have driven 14,000 miles with this configuration and all is fine. I still miss my Montana though. there were features...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-03-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,500
Posted By vipermanden
I had a heavy Montana for 2-1/2 years, and now...

I had a heavy Montana for 2-1/2 years, and now own a new SOB 5th wheel that is 5,000 pounds heavier. I still tow with a beefed up 3500 long bed dually, but in our club there are numerous people...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-17-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By vipermanden
I thought they were stole as well, when we...

I thought they were stole as well, when we visited Hoover dam, because I noticed both were gone. But since I took photos of my RV at each resort, I saw one day after driving down this rough road,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-16-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By vipermanden
2011-2016 RAM 3500 dually hubcaps

Does anyone out there have a hack for keeping these hubcaps from coming off? I have lost one front and two rears so far on my 2016 RAM 3500 Dually and they are not cheap. With shipping the two rears...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-16-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By vipermanden
I find that the tire pressure monitors read low...

I find that the tire pressure monitors read low for about the first 5 minutes of driving, and then come up to speed rapidly and are accurate after that. I too have TST TPMS 507 flow thru system, and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-09-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,515
Posted By vipermanden
Bulldog, We have been to 125 RV parks and 40...

Bulldog, We have been to 125 RV parks and 40 states and two provinces of Canada, and we don't rely on RV GPS software. We use our GPS in our truck, and our phones, and Google maps to decide which way...
Forum: Member News 09-03-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By vipermanden
Since we don't have guests sleeping over when we...

Since we don't have guests sleeping over when we travel, we just took off the sliding door to the bedroom. One less thing to worry about when traveling.
Forum: Member News 09-01-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By vipermanden
Welcome to the Montana world. There is only one...

Welcome to the Montana world. There is only one issue you need to be aware of on your 2017 3820FK, and maybe your previous owners fixed this already. Turn on the roof fan in your kitchen and see if...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-25-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,738
Posted By vipermanden
I agree with also having a temp gun. I do as well...

I agree with also having a temp gun. I do as well as the TPMS system. I just thought it would still be good for him to use the leveling jacks and just bring the wheels off of the ground, and spin and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-25-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,738
Posted By vipermanden
I don't know what year this poster's rig is, but...

I don't know what year this poster's rig is, but my 2017 had drum brakes on all 4 wheels?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-25-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,738
Posted By vipermanden
One should always tow with a TPMS sensor setup....

One should always tow with a TPMS sensor setup. It tells you temp and pressure of each wheel. Second, weigh your rig when loaded to see if you are balanced evenly or are over loading one axle over...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-25-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,956
Posted By vipermanden
I don't like having tires off the ground,...

I don't like having tires off the ground, especially since we use the scissor clamps between the tires to keep the rocking to a minimum. So when the tires come off the ground, we have 6 of those 1"...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-04-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By vipermanden
I only have one open. That way, I never run out...

I only have one open. That way, I never run out of gas. Now for using the propane in the middle of the night, I try my best to keep the RV warm by using the fireplace, and a small space heater, so I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-30-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,925
Posted By vipermanden
Montana Man, There is nothing in Verdi, but at...

Montana Man, There is nothing in Verdi, but at least you are away from the crime in Reno. You are just in Nevada, and are right near Cabela's :-) You are only about 15 minutes from the major shopping...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-29-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,925
Posted By vipermanden
My new 5th wheel registration this year in CA was...

My new 5th wheel registration this year in CA was $1,275 My truck was $800+ I keep seeing people with Montana or South Dakota plates on their trucks and 5th wheels, because they create a fake LLC in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-22-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,742
Posted By vipermanden
I go the complete different route, since they say...

I go the complete different route, since they say your bathroom is the biggest culprit for mildew, and mold, I spray down the walls right when I am done with my shower, then I squeegee the walls and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-08-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By vipermanden
We had the 3820FK for 2-1/2 years, and they ended...

We had the 3820FK for 2-1/2 years, and they ended up wiring the refer right to the batteries. Never had a problem after they did that.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-01-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By vipermanden
So what you guys are saying, is I need to touch...

So what you guys are saying, is I need to touch the minus button once, to turn it on, and then touch it again to downshift one gear etc.? If it is that easy, then I will be doing that from now on. I...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-01-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By vipermanden
RAM 3500 AISIN tranny shifting

Dumb question here. I got my new SOB 5th wheel, and it is 4,000 pounds heavier than my Montana 3820FK was, and coming up to my house in Tahoe, is a 11% grade for about 3 miles going over the Brockway...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-14-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,139
Posted By vipermanden
Sheesh, I even tortured myself and found the...

Sheesh, I even tortured myself and found the photo of the Alley Dock test site. My fifth wheel is not a gumby rubber toy, and can not just bend into this slot, and there is not enough room in front...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-14-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By vipermanden
Is there a poll on this site that shows how many Rams or Fords or Chevy's ?

Did this Montana site ever do a poll to see what percentage of people are pulling with Rams, or Fords, or Chevy's or other?
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